The Botkins Trojans took their first loss of the season Thursday in a 169-187 defeat against the Russia Raiders in a Shelby County Athletic League varsity boys golf match at Stillwater Valley Golf Club in Versailles.
Only one Botkins score would have placed in Russia’s top four Thursday, as Alex Roberts’ 47 led the Trojans on Thursday.
The Wapakoneta Redskins are now preparing for their final test from an opponent before the regular season begins on Aug. 30. Wapak will face the Minster Wildcats of the Midwest Athletic Conference in a scrimmage at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Harmon Field.
The Redskins concluded the two-a-days portion of their two-a-days schedule Tuesday.
Wapak varsity coach Doug Frye summarized his evaluated of the team’s two-a-days.
Able to avoid an afternoon storm in the area, the Wapakoneta Redskins focused on their match against the Shawnee Indians and came away with a 191-196 win Wednesday in varsity girls golf action at Oak’s Golf Club in Lima.
Wapak senior Shelby Kohler was Wednesday’s match medalist with a nine-hole score of 43.
“Shelby continues to be our steady leader,” Wapak varsity coach Dawn West said. “She is playing very consistently and being a great leader for us.”
Wapakoneta Redskins freshman Allie Zofkie won the girls race in the Auglaize County Invitational on Tuesday, as she had the winning time of 20 minutes, 23.48 seconds on the course at the new St. Marys High School. The Redskins’ Dylan Plaugher finished second with an time of 18:06.29.
The Wapakoneta boys team was second with 43 points Tuesday. Wapak’s girls team finished third with 53 points.
After a see-saw first game, the Wapakoneta Redskins could not topple the Bellefontaine Chieftains on Tuesday in varsity volleyball action in the season opener at home.
The two teams battled throughout the first game until the Chieftains put it away 25-21. The second game followed the first until Bellefontaine took control and pulled away with a 25-17 win. They then dominated the third game, 25-14, to sweep the match 3-0 in Redskins varsity volleyball coach Amy Ruppert’s first game directing the program.