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ROUNDUP: Wapak tennis sweeps Elida

April 11, 2012

 

ELIDA — The Wapakoneta Redskins varsity tennis team rolled to a 5-0 sweep of the Elida Bulldogs in a Western Buckeye League match Tuesday at Elida High School.

In first singles, Nic Oen blanked Ardie Sayoto 6-0, 6-0.

Joey Jose posted a 6-2, 6-4 win over Christopher Ellison in second singles.

Wapak completed its singles sweep with Andy Faller besting Aric Thompson 6-4, 6-2.

The first-doubles tandem of Rex Azbell and Anthony Kenard whipped Jordan Greeley and Nick Kempton 6-0, 6-1.

BASEBALL: 'Skins blast Kenton

April 6, 2012

 

The Wapakoneta Redskins’ much-needed break started a couple innings early.

After playing 10 full games and one rain-halted game in the first 13 days of the season, the Redskins deserved it.

Wapak easily dispatched the Kenton Wildcats with a 16-0 five-inning run-rule win in a Western Buckeye League varsity baseball game Thursday at Wapakoneta High School.

BASEBALL: Wapak's Crawford one-hits Shawnee

April 4, 2012

 

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Twenty up.  Twenty down.

Only the 21st Shawnee Indians batter got the best of Johnny Crawford.

The Wapakoneta Redskins junior came within one out of throwing a complete-game no-hitter in Wapak’s 4-0 win over the Shawnee Indians in a Western Buckeye League varsity baseball game Tuesday night at Shawnee High School.

A hanging changeup was his only misstep of the night.

SOFTBALL: Redskins top depleted Shawnee squad

April 4, 2012

 

In Wapakoneta’s 7-4 win over Shawnee in girl’s high school softball action Tuesday, one thing was for sure.

No one wanted to discuss the big elephant in the room.

With seven Shawnee varsity players serving suspensions for alcohol consumption, six of them starters, both teams came into the game facing enormous pressure.

TENNIS Shawnee blanks Wapak

April 4, 2012

 

The Wapakoneta Redskins suffered a 5-0 defeat at the hand of the perennial tennis power and Western Buckeye League favorite Shawnee Indians on Tuesday at the Rotary Club Courts at Wapakoneta High School.

Wapak fell to 1-2 on the season and 1-1 in the WBL.  Shawnee is 4-0, 2-0 WBL.

In first singles, Wapak’s Nic Oen defeated Jason Barton 6-1 in the first set before Barton bounced back to win the next two sets 6-2 and 6-4.

Shawnee’s Zach Diltz knocked off Joey Jose 6-3, 6-0 in second singles.

SOFTBALL: Redskins trump Cards

April 3, 2012

 

NEW BREMEN —  The Wapakoneta Redskins softball team had the bats swinging Monday evening at New Bremen.

The Redskins pounded out 15 hits and scored 21 runs to defeat the New Bremen Cardinals 21-1 in a non-league game called after five innings.

“We wanted to get better today,” Redskins varsity coach Bill Sammons said. “We worked on some things and New Bremen is a good team. We saw some good pitching and hit the ball sometimes.”

BASEBALL: Minster hands Wapak first loss

April 3, 2012

 

MINSTER —  On Monday night, undefeated Wapakoneta traveled to take on the 2011 State Champions, the Minster Wildcats.

Phenomenal pitching by both pitchers resulted in an 4-1 Minster win, improving to 4-1 on the season as the Redskins fell to 7-1.

The home team cracked the scoreboard first when Devon Poeppelman reached on base from a walk. He then stole second and advanced to third on a balk by Wapakoneta pitcher, Dom Campos. Adam Niemeyer hit a pop fly to center field to bring home Poeppelman.  

BASEBALL: Pirates pip Tigers in 8 innings

April 3, 2012

 

WAYNESFIELD — Coaches say it all the time.

Errors will come back to haunt you.

A seventh-inning error opened the door and the Riverside Pirates barged right through, pulling out a 5-3 win over the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers in a Northwest Central Conference varsity baseball game Monday at Waynesfield-Goshen High School.

The Tigers held a 3-2 lead and were just three outs from a win when the leadoff Riverside batter reached on an error.  Two outs later, scored on a single to tie the game at 3-all.

SOFTBALL: Riverside no-hits W-G

April 3, 2012

WAYNESFIELD — Riverside Pirates pitcher Paige Atterholt threw a complete-game no-hitter as the Pirates rolled to a 13-1 five-inning run-rule win over the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers in the Northwest Central Conference varsity softball opener for both teams Monday at Waynesfield-Goshen High School.

Atterholt struck out 10 batters and walked just two.  The Pirates committed two errors.

Sophomore catcher Josalyn Regendanz scored W-G’s lone run after she drew a one-out walk in the home half of the third inning.

BASEBALL: Redskins 7-0 after first week

April 2, 2012

 

After an eight-day, eight-game marathon, the Wapakoneta Redskins are sitting pretty.

Wapak upped its varsity baseball record to a perfect 7-0 with a pair of wins in the Redskin Classic on Saturday at Wapakoneta High School.

The only game in that stretch that didn’t result in a win was Friday’s matchup at Benjamin Logan.  Rain cut that one short with the score tied at 1-1 in the third inning.

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