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Prep Schedule & Updates: 08-27-14

It’s the first full night of Blanchard Valley Conference volleyball action and we’ll have the latest on all of the action on the court for you tonight here at The Courier. McComb opens defense of its BVC crown at home tonight against Vanlue. In other action around the league Arcadia visits Liberty-Benton, Hardin Northern travels to Leipsic, Van Buren is at Pandora-Gilboa and North Baltimore heads to Cory-Rawson. In girls soccer action, Findlay hosts Toledo Central Catholic, Bluffton travels to Riverdale and Fort Jennings plays at Miller City. There is also prep golf and tennis on the schedule as well. We’ll also have the first edition of the Prep Pigskin Picks in Thursday’s print edition. You can get the latest updates on all of the action later tonight at the Courier’s sports weblog, The Blanchard River Buzz. You can also get the latest sports updates by following us on Twitter @Courier_Sports. You’ll get the best local sports coverage in the region in the print edition of The Courier and online at TheCourier.com. SCHEDULE Wednesday’s Events Prep Volleyball Arcadia at Liberty-Benton (BVC), 6 Hardin Northern at Leipsic (BVC), 6 Vanlue at McComb (BVC), 6 Van Buren at Pandora-Gilboa (BVC), 6 North Baltimore at Cory-Rawson (BVC), 6 Prep Girls Soccer Bluffton at Riverdale (NCOSA), 5 Fort Jennings at Miller City (PCL), 5 Toledo Central Catholic at Findlay (TRAC), 7 Prep Boys Golf Ada, Columbus Grove & Convoy Crestview at Delphos Jefferson (NWC), 4 Elmwood & Fostoria in Northern Buckeye Conference shootout at Sugar Creek Golf Course, 4 Lima Bath at Ottoville, 4 Old Fort at Fostoria St. Wendelin (SRL), 4:30 Kalida & Elida at Lima Central Catholic, 4:30 Seneca East at Upper Sandusky (N10), 4:15 Prep Girls Tennis Lima Central Catholic at Ada, 4:30 Wapakoneta at Bluffton, 4:30 Fostoria at Crestline, 4:45 Upper Sandusky at Marion Harding, 4:30 Prep Junior Varsity Girls Soccer Toledo Central Catholic at Findlay (TRAC), 5 Prep Freshmen Boys Soccer Findlay at Toledo St. John’s Jesuit, 5

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Prep Volleyball Roundup: Clouse, Mohawk topple Carey

SYCAMORE — Mohawk’s Stacy Clouse dished off 24 assists and had 13 digs, while Mya Morris added 10 kills and five blocks to lead the Warriors over Carey 25-19, 26-24, 25-18 in a Northern 10 Conference volleyball match on Tuesday. MacKenzie Sowers had a team-high 29 digs and five aces for Mohawk, which remained unbeaten (3-0, 2-0 N10). Ali Konkle had a solid all-around game with nine digs, seven kills, five aces and three blocks. Shelby Kin was 34 for 38 spiking with 12 kills and four blocks, 11 for 11 serving with an ace, and had seven digs for Carey (3-2, 0-2). Sydney Kin was 18 for 18 spiking with seven kills, three blocks and 12 digs, Sydney Wentling was 79 for 82 setting with 22 assists, and Adrienne Hackworth had a team-leading 14 digs. CAREY (3-2, 0-2 N10) SERVING: Claire Allison 13-14, Shelby Kin 11-11, Joanna Worst 6-6. ACES: Worst 2. KILLS: Sh. Kin 12, Sydney Kin 7, Hannah Zimmerman 3. SPIKING: Sh. Kin 34-38, Sy. Kin 18-18, Zimmerman 16-18. ASSISTS: Sy. Wentling 22. SETTING: Wentling 79-82. DIGS: Adrienne Hackworth 14, Wentling 12, Sh. Kin 7. BLOCKS: Sh. Kin 4, Sy. Kin 3. MOHAWK (3-0, 2-0 N10) ACES: Ali Konkle & MacKenzie Sowers 5. KILLS: Mya Morris 10, Konkle 7, Addie Thiery 6. ASSISTS: Stacy Clouse 24. DIGS: Sowers 29, Clouse 13, Konkle 9. BLOCKS: Morris 5, Sheyanne Wilhelm 4. JUNIOR VARSITY: Carey, 25-18, 25-18. LEIPSIC 3 COLUMBUS GROVE 1 LEIPSIC — Leipsic’s Kelly Nadler and Shalynn Morman combined for 87 spikes and 41 kills as the Vikings opened defense of their Putnam County League volleyball crown with a 25-14, 19-25, 25-17, 25-17 win over Columbus Grove. Nadler, a 6-foot-2 senior outside hitter who earned first-team all-Ohio honors last season, was 39 for 48 spiking with 21 kills and three blocks. Morman was 33 for 39 hitting with 20 kills and Brooke Heitmeyer was 14 for 14 spiking with six kills. Vikings’ setter Emily Ellerbrock was 100 for 101 setting with 49 assists. Brenna Schroeder was 22 for 25 serving and led Leipsic (3-0, 1-0 PCL) with 13 digs. Mindy Ellerbrock had 12 digs and Morman 10. Kristin Wynn (7 blocks) and Carlee McCluer both had seven hills and Briana Glass added 12 assists and three aces for Columbus Grove (2-2, 0-1). LEIPSIC (3-0, 1-0 pcl) SERVING: Emily Ellerbrock 13-14, Kelly Nadler 11-12, Shalynn Morman 11-13, Brenna Schroeder 22-25, Kelsie Gillespie 14-15. ACES: Gillespie 2. KILLS: Nadler 21, Morman 20, Brooke Heitmeyer 6, Lindsey Rieman 4. SPIKING: Nadler 39-48, Morman 33-39, Heitmeyer 14-14. ASSISTS: E. Ellerbrock 49. SETTING: E. Ellerbrock 100-101. DIGS: E. Ellerbrock 7, Nadler 6, Morman 10, Schroeder 13, Mindy Ellerbrock 12. BLOCKS: Nadler 3, Rieman 3. UPPER SANDUSKY 3 RIDGEDALE 0 MORRAL — Jessi Holly notched 12 kills, had four aces on 10 of 10 serving and made three blocks as Upper Sandusky rolled past Ridgedale 25-8, 25-10, 25-10 in Northern 10 Conference play Tuesday. Maddie Bianchi recorded five aces on 23 of 26 serving, Jenna Holly tallied 16 digs, while Taven Wentling and Emma Smith combined for 24 assists on 53 of 56 setting for the Rams (3-1 overall, 2-0 N10). UPPER SANDUSKY (3-1, 2-0 N10) POINTS: Maddie Bianchi 5, Jessi Holly 4. SERVING: Jessi Holly 10-10, Kalene Johnson 8-9, Bianchi 23-26. ACES: Bianchi 5, Jessi Holly 4. KILLS: Jessi Holly 12, Alli Caudill, Molly Owens & Johnson 4. SPIKING: Jessi Holly 19-20, Johnson 12-14, Caudill 9-10. ASSISTS: Taven Wentling & Emma Smith 12. SETTING: Smith 30-31, Wentling 23-25. DIGS: Jenna Holly 16, Ceidyer Niederkohr 11. BLOCKS: Jessi Holly 3. ARLINGTON 3 HOPEWELL-LOUDON 0 BASCOM — Arlington welcomed Hopewell-Loudon to the Blanchard Valley Conference with a three-game sweep of the Chieftains on Tuesday, 25-19, 25-9, 25-13. Lindsay Werst had nine kills and 17 digs and Shayna Helms and Abbey Dempster finished with 14 assists apiece for Arlington (7-0, 2-0 BVC). Helms also was perfect setting the ball on 33 of 33 attempts. Brittnee Johnson and Lauren Willow added eight kills each for the Red Devils. Shelby Sauber had 15 kills and Jackie Burns added 14 assists for Hopewell Loudon (1-2, 0-1). HOPEWELL-LOUDON (1-2, 0-1) ACES: Shelby Sauber 5. KILLS: Sauber 15. ASSISTS: Jackie Burns 14. SETTING: Burns 57-57. DIGS: Lexi Feindel 10, Alex Endicott 5. BLOCKS: . ARLINGTON (7-0, 2-0) SERVING: Britnee Johnson 17-18, Lauren Alexander 13-15, Lindsay Werst 12-12, Whitney Dodds 9-9, Shayna Helms 8-9. ACES: Dodds 3, Johnson 3. KILLS: Werst 9, Johnson 8, Lauren Willow 8, Alexander 6. ASSISTS: Helms 14, Abbey Dempster 14. SETTING: Helms 33-33, Dempster 22-23. DIGS: Werst 17, Dodds 10. BLOCKS: Willow 6, Alexander 5. JUNIOR VARSITY: Arlington 25-21, 25-22. VAN WERT 3 KALIDA 1 VAN WERT — Morgan Niese finished with seven kills and four blocks, but Kalida dropped three straight sets to Van Wert after winning the opener and fell 19-25, 25-19, 25-13, 25-15 in a nonconference match Tuesday. Kylie Osterhage notched seven kills, Alexis Vorst tallied four aces, Allison Recker contributed six blocks, Nicole Recker handed out 23 assists and Carlee Miller and Kennedy Hoffman each added 16 digs for the Wildcats (1-1). KALIDA (1-1) POINTS: Nicole Recker 11, Alexis Vorst 7. SERVING: Vorst 14-14, N. Recker 18-18, Kennedy Hoffman 10-10. ACES: Vorst 4, N. Recker 3. KILLS: Morgan Niese 7, Kylie Osterhage. SPIKING: Vorst 12-14, Niese 23-27, Hoffman 11-13. ASSISTS: N. Recker 23. SETTING: N. Recker 118-126. DIGS: Carlee Miller 16, Hoffman 16. BLOCKS: Allison Recker 6, Niese 4, Osterhage 3. ROSSFORD 3 FOSTORIA 0 ROSSFORD — Asiana Settles and Justice Lentz combined for 29 digs in a losing effort as Fostoria dropped three straight games to Rossford on Tuesday, 25-14, 25-12, 25-20, in the Northern Buckeye Conference volleyball opener for both teams. Settles had 16 digs and Lentz added 13 for Fostoria (1-2, 0-1 NBC). Rossford improved to 1-1 and 1-0 in conference play. ELIDA 3 HARDIN NORTHERN 1 ELIDA — Hardin Northern took the first set Tuesday before Elida took over for a 21-25, 25-18, 25-14, 25-23 nonconference win. Shelby Alloway had seven kills and Holly Wilson six for the Polar Bears (2-1). Alanna Roth and Alloway each had 12 digs, and Ashton Stevenson was 64 of 64 setting with 16 assists. Elida improved to 4-1. Hardin northern (2-1) SERVING: Bri Campbell 19-20, Alanna Roth 12-14. ACES: Roth 3. KILLS: Shelby Alloway 7, Holly Wilson 6. SPIKING: Wilson 22-30, Alloway 15-17. ASSISTS: Ashton Stevenson 16. SETTING: Stevenson 64-64. DIGS: Roth 12, Alloway 12, Addy Bame 11. JUNIOR VARSITY: Elida 25-21, 25-22. LINCOLNVIEW 3 OTTOVILLE 2 OTTOVILLE — Annie Lindeman tallied 21 kills, but it was not enough as Lincolnview topped Ottoville 25-22, 22-25, 21-25, 25-23, 15-7 in a nonleague matchup. C.J. Kemper recorded 11 kills and nine blocks, Bridget Landin notched eight kills and nine blocks and Lexie Thorbahn was 16 of 16 serving and dished out 38 assists for the Big Green (2-2). OTTOVILLE (2-2) SERVING: Brooke Mangas 16-16, Lexie Thorbahn 16-16, Nicole Kramer 24-25. ACES: Kramer 4, Mangas 2. KILLS: Annie Lindeman 21, C.J. Kemper 11, Bridget Landin 8. ASSISTS: Thorbahn 38. SETTING: Thorbahn 105-122. BLOCKS: Landin 9, Kemper 9. JUNIOR VARSITY: Ottoville 21-25, 25-19, 25-10. CORY-RAWSON 3 UPPER SCIOTO VALLEY 0 MCGUFFEY — Dani Badertscher had 23 digs and Kendra Tuttle 18 assists on 68 of 68 setting Tuesday as Cory-Rawson pummeled Upper Scioto Valley 25-12, 25-14, 25-21 in a nonconference match. Megan Ritter had nine kills and Adrienne Erford eight for the Hornets (2-1). Erford had three aces and was 17 of 18 serving. USV dropped to 2-2. Cory-Rawson (2-1) SERVING: Adrienne Erford 17-18, Megan Ritter 11-12, Kendra Tuttle 11-12. ACES: Erford 3, Tuttle 2, Abby Rosendale 2. KILLS: Ritter 9, Erford 8, Tuttle 6. SPIKING: Erford 24-27, Ritter 22-27, Tuttle 13-13. ASSISTS: Tuttle 18. SETTING: Tuttle 68-68. DIGS: Dani Badertscher 23, Erford 13, Ritter 11. BLOCKS: Anna Curth 6. JUNIOR VARSITY: USV 25-19, 16-25, 25-19. LIMA SHAWNEE 3 BLUFFTON 1 BLUFFTON — Lima Shawnee dominated the first two games in rolling to a 25-11, 25-17, 23-25, 25-20 win over Bluffton. Kathryn Basinger led Bluffton with 12 kills and came up with 16 digs as well. Haley Baker had a team-high 17 digs, while Sidney Joseph had 16 assists and 11 digs for the Pirates (0-2). BLUFFTON (0-2) KILLS: Katheryn Basinger 12. ASSISTS: Sidney Joseph 16. DIGS: Haley Baker 17, Basinger 16, Lauren Parkins 13, Joseph 11. BLOCKS: Samantha Fruchey 2. OTTAWA-GLANDORF 3 LIMA CENT. CATH. 1 LIMA — After dropping its first set, Ottawa-Glandorf bounced back in impressive fashion and knocked off Lima Central Catholic 21-25, 25-19, 25-11, 25-10 in a nonconference match. Niki Ellerbrock’s 14 kills and Madison Stechschulte’s 19 assists led the Titans (2-2). Kayla Leatherman had 13 digs, while Olivia Hermiller, Anna Bellman and Jordan Alt each had 10 blocks. OTTAWA-GLANDORF (2-2) ACES: Ashley Stechschulte 5. KILLS: Niki Ellerbrock 14, Olivia Hermiller 9. ASSISTS: Madison Stechschulte 19. DIGS: Kayla Leatherman 13. BLOCKS: Hermiller, Anna Bellman & Jordan Alt 10. JUNIOR VARSITY: Ottawa-Glandorf, 25-17, 25-18. ELMWOOD 3 LAKE 0 MILLBURY — Jasmine Marsh smashed 11 kills and added nine digs and five aces in Elmwood’s 25-22, 25-12, 25-16 Northern Buckeye Conference victory against Lake. Ashley Veryser notched eight kills, three digs and two aces, Jennah Wilson handed out 23 assists, Sarah Williams tallied 13 digs and Jaela Kynard recorded five kills and eight digs for the Royals (3-1 overall, 1-0 NBC). ELMWOOD (3-1, 1-0 NBC) ACES: Jasmine Marsh 5, Ashley Veryser 2. KILLS: Marsh 11, Veryser 8, Jaela Kynard 5. ASSISTS: Jennah Wilson 23. DIGS: Sarah Williams 13, Marsh 9, Kynard 8. JUNIOR VARSITY: Lake 25-20, 26-24. PATRICK HENRY 3 MONTPELIER 0 HAMLER — Courtney Rosebrook had nine kills and Heather Gibson finished with 25 assists and seven digs to lead Patrick Henry to a 25-8, 25-17, 25-20 sweep of Montpelier in Northwest Ohio Athletic League action. Natalie Herder had seven kills and Remi Bower and Alyson Prigge added five each for the Patriots (3-2, 1-0 NWOAL). Tara Tietje contributed six digs for Patrick Henry and Alison Imbrock chipped in four aces. Montpelier dropped to 0-3 and 0-1 in league play. TINORA 3 MILLER CITY 0 MILLER CITY — Miller City’s Jana Schroeder had 14 digs and Kylee Ricker was 39 of 40 setting with five assists, but the Wildcats dropped their volleyball match with Tinora 25-12, 25-13, 25-18. Haley Lammers had six kills, six digs and was 13 of 13 hitting for Miller City (1-3). Miller City (1-3) SERVING: Kylee Ricker 9-9, Makenna Ricker 7-7. ACES: M. Ricker 2. KILLS: Haley Lammers 6. ASSISTS: K. Ricker 5. SETTING: K. Ricker 39-40, Chloe Ruck 19-20. HITTING: Lammers 13-13, K. Ricker 6-6. DIGS: Jana Schroeder 14, Lammers 6. BLOCKS: Lammers & Skylar Niese 4. JUNIOR VARSITY: Tinora 25-15, 25-14. WAYSIDE CHRISTIAN 3 HERITAGE CHRISTIAN 1 BUCYRUS — Megan Ridenour had seven kills, but it wasn’t enough for Heritage Christian as Wayside Christian defeated the Minutemen 25-21, 25-16, 9-25, 25-10 in a Buckeye Christian School Association volleyball match. Bethany and Hannah Berry each finished with five kills and a block for Heritage Christian (2-1, 0-1 BCSA).

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Prep Boys Soccer Roundup: Upper Sandusky beats Ada

ADA — Four players scored two goals each as Upper Sandusky beat Ada 8-3 on Tuesday in a boys North Central Ohio Soccer Association game. Cameron Brady, Taylor Emerick, Sam Duress and Brandon Miller provided all the scoring for Upper Sandusky (4-0 overall, 1-0 NCOSA) before the game was stopped with less than a minute remaining in the second period due to lightning. Cole East scored two goals and added an assist to lead Ada (0-3, 0-1). Brady got things started with 27:21 left in the first period with the first of his two goals. Emerick made it 2-0 six minutes later and added his second score, sandwich around a goal by East, to make it 3-1 at the 18:00 mark. With Upper leading 4-1 at intermission, Ada’s Erryk Kateyama closed the gap to 4-2 with 37:11 left. But Brady and Miller each found the net within a five-minute span to put Upper Sandusky ahead 6-2 with 29:02 to play. goals: (US) Cameron Brady, Brandon Miller, Taylor Emerick & Sam Durress 2; (ADA) Cole East 2, Erryk Kateyama. Assists: (US) Duress, Emerick, Aaron Pirc, Alec McGinn. (Ada) East. shots-on-goal: Upper Sandusky 18, Ada 10. saves: (US) Clay Musgrave (US) 7. (Ada) Ace Gamble 10. records: Upper Sandusky 4-0 overall, 1-0 North Central Ohio Soccer Association; Ada 0-3, 0-1. CORY-RAWSON 1 OLD FORT 0 RAWSON — Kyle Sands’ first-half goal proved to be enough for Cory-Rawson as the Hornets edged Old Fort 1-0 in a boys North Central Ohio Soccer Association match. Isaiah Colvin and Austin Schaller were each credited with an assist on Sands’ goal. The Hornets (2-1, 1-0 NCOSA) outshot Old Fort 20-3. Jake Wilson had 19 saves for Old Fort (0-3, 0-1 NCOSA), while Keith Edwards stopped three shots for Cory-Rawson. goals: (C-R) Kyle Sands. Assists: (C-R) Isaiah Colvin & Austin Schaller. shots-on-goal: Cory-Rawson 20, Old Fort 3. saves: (C-R) Keith Edwards 3. (OF) Jake Wilson 19. records: Cory-Rawson 2-1 overall, 1-0 North Central Ohio Soccer Association; Old Fort 0-3, 0-1. OTTOVILLE 6 LINCOLNVIEW 0 OTTOVILLE — Jared Fanning and Joel Beining scored two goals each as Ottoville cruised past Lincolnview 6-0 in a nonleague matchup. Logan Kemper and Zane Martin also found the net for the Big Green, who improved to 3-0-2. Lincolnview (0-3-0) was outshot 16-3 in the contest. goals: (Otto) Jared Fanning 2, Joel Beining 2, Logan Kemper 1, Zane Martin 1. shots-on-goal: Lincolnview 3, Ottoville 16. records: Lincolnview 0-3, Ottoville 3-0-2. VAN BUREN 3 EASTWOOD 2 EASTWOOD — Van Buren fell behind 2-1 midway through the second half, but two goals in just more than a minute brought the Black Knights back for a 3-2 win Tuesday over Eastwood in a nonleague boys soccer game. JJ Mowery tied the game at 2-2 on a free kick 21 minutes into the second half, and Ryan Turner scored the game-winner on an assist from Ryan Domke 1:13 later. Trenton Boyette also scored for Van Buren (2-1). Nathan Maynard had six saves for the Knights, who outshot Eastwood (1-3) 21-8. Lucas McCullough scored twice for Eastwood. WAYSIDE CHRISTIAN 15 HERITAGE CHRISTIAN 2 BUCYRUS — Wayside Christian built an 8-0 halftime lead Tuesday en route to a 15-2 victory over Heritage Christian in a Buckeye Christian Schools Association boys soccer game. Steven Schultz and Joe Oestreich scored for the Minutemen (1-1). Oestreich and Kenneth Lee had assists. Andrew Ridenour recorded 10 saves. Wayside Christian (2-0) outshot Heritage 25-9 and hot three goals and two assists from Grant Wert, and two goals and an assist from Isaac Pinter.

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Prep Girls Soccer Roundup: Van Buren edges Wauseon, 1-0

VAN BUREN — Gabbi McCracken scored in the 64th minute and Marly McCartney made a save in the closing moments to preserve Van Buren’s 1-0 win against Wauseon in a nonconference match Tuesday. The start of the game was delayed 45 minutes due to storms in the area and it took even longer before any action took place on the field. McCracken’s goal came on a crossing shot from the keeper’s right, with Lisa Simmons and Kristen Conner being credited with assists. McCartney made eight saves on eight attempts for the Black Knights (4-0), while Hannah Spadafore recorded nine saves for the Indians (1-2). goals: (VB) Gabbi McCracken. Assists: (VB) Lisa Simmons & Kristen Conner. shots-on-goal: Wauseon 8, Van Buren 10. saves: (Wau) Hannah Spadafore 9. (VB) Marly McCartney 8. records: Wauseon 1-2, Van Buren 4-0. LIBERTY-BENTON 8 MARION HARDING 0 Emma Swisher knocked home a pair of goals as Liberty-Benton crushed Marion Harding 8-0 in a North Central Ohio Soccer Association match. Monica Barger, Kennedy Briggs, Sophie Norden, McKenna Dire, Alexis Shoffstall and Leah Recker each added a goal, while Sydney Barton tallied an assist for the Eagles (1-1-2 overall, 1-0 NCOSA), the defending conference champs. Addison Stoneburner recorded 19 saves for the Presidents (0-2, 0-2 NCOSA), who were outshot 27-0 in the contest. goals: (L-B) Emma Swisher 2, Monica Barger, Kennedy Briggs, Sophie Norden, McKenna DiRe, Alexis Shoffstall, Leah Recker. Assists: (L-B) Sydney Barton. shots-on-goal: Marion Harding 0, Liberty-Benton 27. saves: (MH) Addison Stoneburner 19. records: Marion Harding 0-2 overall, 0-2 North Central Ohio Soccer Association; Liberty-Benton 1-1-2 overall, 1-0-0 NCOSA. BUCKEYE VALLEY 4 UPPER SANDUSKY 2 UPPER SANDUSKY — Buckeye Valley’s Maddie Oberle scored a goal in each half to lead the Fighting Barons past Upper Sandusky 4-2 in nonconference play Tuesday. Sok Som opened the scoring for Buckeye Valley (3-1) and Jillian Hon scored shortly before halftime to help Buckeye Valley build an early lead. Both of Grace Miller’s goals came with the Rams (3-1) already down multiple scores. Haley Cowan saved 10 of 12 shots for Buckeye Valley, while Makenna Searls stopped 17 of 21 attempts for Upper Sandusky. goals: (BV) Maddie Oberle 2, Sok Som 1, Jillian Hon. (US) Grace Miller 2. Assists: (BV) Erin Lewis, Anna Cox. (US) Jaime Calvin. shots-on-goal: Buckeye Valley 21, Upper Sandusky 12. saves: (BV) Haley Cowan 10. (US) Makenna Searls 17. records: Buckeye Valley 3-1, Upper Sandusky 3-1. CONTINENTAL 5 ALLEN EAST 3 CONTINENTAL — Both offenses were on display Tuesday at Continental. Continental and Allen East combined for 55 shots as the Pirates won 5-3 in a nonleague girls soccer game. Caitlin Geckle scored three times and Paige Lawhorn twice for Contintental (3-1), which outshot the Mustangs 31-24. Taylor Niese, McKenna Scott and Emma Recker had assists. Savannah Silone scored twice for Allen East (0-2) and Jade Meyer added a goal.

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Findlay High Roundup: Tennis tops Central Catholic, 4-1

TOLEDO — Toledo Central Catholic freshman Sophia Spinazze did her part to uphold family tradition on Tuesday. But Findlay’s overall depth was the difference when the Trojans beat the Fighting Irish 4-1 in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference girls tennis match at steamy Jermaine Park in Toledo. Spinazze, a first cousin to three-time TRAC boys player of the year Dugan Delp, posted a 6-1, 6-0 No. 1 singles win over Corinne Hoffman. But Findlay swept the other four matches to improve to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in TRAC matches. Central Catholic is 4-4, 1-1 in the league. “It was good to get a win on the road. That was big,” FHS coach Sean Swisher said of the Trojans, whose match with Toledo Whitmer on Thursday is their only home contest during a two-week, five-match span. Findlay took control of Tuesday’s match with straight-set singles wins by Savanna Hosey (No. 2) over Olivia Wright, 6-3, 6-2, and Camryn Hessling (No. 3) over Janessa Dolin, 6-2, 6-1. In doubles, Findlay’s No.1 team of Emma Miller and Erin Bosse outlasted TCC’s Emily Brown and Amelia Buchele 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, and Jenna Burget and Rachelle Crow (No. 2) beat Madilyn McCartney and Madilyn Hafner 6-4, 6-2. JUNIOR VARSITY RESULTS Pickett & Murray (Fin) def. Huddleston & Hall, 6-2; Smith & Weigman (TCC) def. Scarbrough & Nester, 6-1; Tachibana & Sears (TCC) def. Cowell & Evans, 6-2; Herman & Roooney (Fin) def. Young & Kutschbach, 6-3; Chester & Abraham (TCC) def. Scarbrough & Nester, 6-2; Herman & Rooney (Fin) def. Grohoske & Sullivan, 6-1; L. Hoffman & Scally (Fin) def. McCaskey & Junge, 6-1; Shinohara & Kutschbach (TCC) def. Cowell & Evans, 6-1; Whitton (Fin) def. Spahr, 6-2. Boys soccer wins 5-1 TOLEDO — Levi VanDerMolen scored Findlay’s first goal and assisted on the second, triggering a five-goal outburst that carried the Trojans to a 5-1 win over Toledo Central Catholic on Tuesday in Three Rivers Athletic Conference boys soccer action. The match was less than two minutes old when VanDerMolen took a pass from Justin Allsop and beat Central Catholic goalie Curtis Newell at the 38:22 mark. VanDerMolen assisted on a goal by Pace Thomas midway through the first half and Findlay had a lead that was never challenged. Jarrett Lewis scored twice in the first eight minutes of the second half, with Kyle Burns assisting on the first goal and Allsop on the second. Brandon Gault’s unassisted goal at the 18:27 mark capped the scoring. Findlay took 34 total shots and had a 17-1 advantage in shots-on-goal. Central Catholic’s one shot on goal paid off when Jack Perry’s blast with nine seconds left in the first half ricocheted off one of his own players and eluded Findlay keeper Aaron Elchert. Mitchell Lichtinger and Burns led Findlay defensively, Lichtinger with seven intercepts and Burns with six. Both had two steals for the Trojans, (2-0, 1-0 TRAC), who will host Anthony Wayne 7 p.m. on Thursday in a nonleague match at Elmer Graham Stadium. goals: (Fin) Levi VanDerMolen, Pace Thomas, Jarrett Lewis 2, Brandon Gault. (TCC) Jack Perry. Assists: (Fin) Allsop 2, VanDerMolen, Kyle Burns. shots-on-goal: Findlay 17, Toledo Central Catholic 1. saves: Aaron Elchert (Fin) 0; Curtis Newell (TCC) 11. records: Findlay 2-0 overall, 1-0 Three Rivers Athletic Conference; Toledo Central Catholic 0-2, 0-1. Short medals BOWLING GREEN — Bowling Green posted a 199 team total on Tuesday and edged Findlay by two strokes during a Northwest Ohio Girls Golf League quadrangular at the Bowling Green Country Club. Suzanne Short fired a 45 to lead Findlay and take medalist honors by one stroke over Bowling Green’s Alisha Noon. Jordan Whitman, Karina Bruce and Jackie Fontana all carded 52s to complete Findlay’s 201 total. Van Buren finished third (212) in the event, ahead of Maumee. Carlee Schmelzer and Zoie Nieto led the Black Knights (11-2 overall, 10-2 NWOGGL) with 52s, Ashley Franklin had a 53 and Morgan Jackson a 55.

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Prep Cross Country: Elmwood boys 2nd at NBC Jamboree

GRAND RAPIDS — Elmwood’s Makayla Mohre posted a ninth-place finish out of 73 runners with a time of 24:09.32 to lead the Royals’ girls cross country team to a fourth-place finish at the Northern Buckeye Conference Jamboree at Mary Jane Thurston Park on Tuesday. Emma Krassow (14th place, 24:44.40) and Madison Sears (16, 25:20.51) also posted top-20 finishes for Elmwood (88 points), which finished six points behind Genoa’s 82. Eastwood (43) took home the team title and the individual title, with Hannah Sponaugle posting the best time (20:57.11). Woodmore (49) finished second. Adrianna Eufracio led Fostoria with a 24th-place finish (26:26.33). Elmwood’s boys team finished second overall with the help of six players finishing in the top-30, out of 76 runners. Cheyne Jenkins led the Royals with a time of 20:05.72, which was good for 13th place. Fostoria’s Sam Grine had the top time (21:27.12) for the Redmen and finished 23rd. Otsego (21) won the team title, and Elmwood had 78. Fostoria (144) finished sixth. Otsego’s Brandon Avers (17:27.41) won the boys title. BOYS TEAM STANDINGS 1, Otsego 21. 2, Elmwood 78. 3, Woodmore 86. 4, Eastwood 113. 5, Lake 143. 6, Fostoria 144. 7, Rossford 157. 8, Genoa 186. AREA BOYS TOP 50 FINISHES 1, Brandon Avers (Ot) 17:27.41. 13, Cheyne Jenkins (Elm) 20:05.72. 14, Josh Mathias (Elm) 20:06.74. 15, Andrew Nye (Elm) 20:13.23. 16, Andrew Jasso (Elm) 20:16.51. 22, Matthew Wagner (Elm) 21:03.69. 23, Sam Grine (Fos) 21:27.12. 24, Austin Struble (Fos) 21:27.37. 29, Noah Corral (Elm) 22:14.02. 39, Blake Bush (Fos) 23:15.34. 41, Elliot Hossler (Fos) 23:18.66. 46, Caiden Twinning (Fos) 23:45.84. 47, Zach Spanfellner (Elm) 23:52.56. 48, Jonah Childress (Elm) 23:57.14. 50, Kolton Bloom (Elm) 24:03.68. GIRLS TEAM STANDINGS 1, Eastwood 43. 2, Woodmore 49. 3, Genoa 82. 4, Elmwood 88. 5, Otsego 112. 6, Lake 113. 7, Rossford 212. AREA GIRLS TOP 50 FINISHES 1, Hannah Sponaugle (East) 20:57.11. 9, Makayla Mohre (Elm) 24:09.32. 14, Emma Krassow (Elm) 24:44.40. 16, Madison Sears (Elm) 25:20.51. 24, Adrianna Eufracio (Fos) 26:26.33. 25, Allison Arnold (Elm) 26:37.28. 26, Emily Tracy (Elm) 26:39.74. 27, Alyssa Clack (Elm) 26:52.27. 30, Taylor Keeley (Fos) 27:07.07. 34, Keli Bradford (Elm) 27:31.38. 35, Taylor Barnhisel (Elm) 27:34.74. 36, Kelsey Bloom (Elm) 27:36.18. 40, Colleen Kreais (Elm) 28:10.73. 50, Lindsay Spanfellner (Elm) 30:27.68. Ottoville 12th at WT HAVILAND — Ottoville’s Elizabeth Luersman was 38th to in 24:38 lead the Big Green in the girls race at Tuesday’s Wayne Trace Invitational. Eric Von Sossan was 41st in the boys individual race with a timwe of 20:01. Lincolnview won the boys team title with 34 points. Ottoville was 12th as a team with 296 points. Holgate topped Edgerton 64-70 to win the girls crown.

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Prep Schedule & Updates: 08-26-14

There are 44 events on the local sports schedule tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you here at The Courier. Area volleyball teams play league matches tonight as Columbus Grove and Leipsic battle in a Putnam County League match and Carey visits Mohawk in a Northern 10 Conference battle tonight to highlight a 12-match volleyball slate. In soccer action, Findlay High School’s boys soccer team opens Three Rivers Athletic Conference play at Toledo Central Catholic. Upper Sandusky travels to Ada and Old Fort visits Cory-Rawson in the North Central Ohio Soccer Association. There is also golf, tennis and cross country going on around the region as well. We’ll have scores and stories on all of the action later tonight on The Courier’s sports weblog, The Blanchard River Buzz. You can also follow us on Twitter for the latest sports updates @Courier_Sports. You’ll get the best local sports coverage in the region in the daily print edition of The Courier and online at TheCourier.com. TUESDAY’S RESULTS PREP VOLLEYBALL Anthony Wayne 3, Maumee 0 Archbold 3, Bryan 0 Arlington 3, Hopewell-Loudon 0 Ashland Crestview 3, New London 2 Ashland Mapleton 3, Plymouth 0 Ayersville 3, North Central 1 Bowling Green 3, Sylvania Northview 1 Buckeye Central 3, Crestline 0 Bucyrus 3, Seneca East 2 Bucyrus Wayside Christian 3, Heritage Christian 1 Clyde 3, Oak Harbor 1 Convoy Crestview 3, Coldwater 0 Cory-Rawson 3, Upper Scioto Valley 0 Defiance 3, Paulding 0 Delphos Jefferson 3, Lima Perry 0 Delphos St. John’s 3, Spencerville 1 Delta 3, Wauseon 0 Eastwood 3, Genoa 0 Edgerton 3, Hilltop 0 Edon 3, Hamilton, Ind. 0 Elida 3, Hardin Northern 1 Elmwood 3, Lake 0 Evergreen 3, Swanton 0 Fairview 3, Stryker 0 Fort Recovery 3, Mississinawa Valley 0 Fremont Ross 3, Marion Harding 0 Galion 3, Marion Pleasant 0 Leipsic 3, Columbus Grove 1 Lima Senior 3, Allen East 2 Lima Shawnee 3, Bluffton 1 Lincolnview 3, Ottoville 2 Mansfield Madison 3, Clear Fork 0 Marion Local 3, Sidney Lehman 0 Mohawk 3, Carey 0 Monroeville 3, Western Reserve 0 Norwalk 3, Tiffin Columbian 0 Norwalk St. Paul 3, South Central 1 Orrville 3, Lexington 1 Oak Harbor 3, Port Clinton 1 Ottawa-Glandorf 3, Lima Central Catholic 1 Patrick Henry 3, Montpelier 0 Perrysburg 3, Napoleon 0 Riverside 3, Bradford 0 Rossford 3, Fostoria 0 St. Henry 3, Celina 0 Shelby 3, Sandusky 0 Sylvania Southview 3, Springfield 1 Tinora 3, Miller City 0 Upper Sandusky 3, Ridgedale 0 Van Wert 3, Kalida 1 West Holmes 3, Ashland 1 Wooster 3, Mansfield Senior 0 Wynford 3, Colonel Crawford 0 PREP BOYS SOCCER Bryan 2, Archbold 1 Bucyrus Wayside Christian 15, Heritage Christian 2 Clear Fork 1, West Holmes 1Cory-Rawson 1, Old Fort 0 Delta 3, Toledo Bowsher 2 Findlay 5, Toledo Central Catholic 1 Fremont Ross 8, Toledo Whitmer 2 Mansfield Christian 9, Mansfield St. Peter’s 0 Maumee Valley Country Day 5, Genoa 1 Napoleon 6, Bryan 5 Oak Harbor 5, Edison 0 Ottoville 6, Lincolnview 0 Perrysburg 0, Anthony Wayne 0 Pettisville 0, Miller City 0 Rossford 5, Wauseon 4 Sidney Fairlawn 2, Lima Temple Christian 1 Spencerville 2, New Knoxville 1 Springfield 1, Sylvania Southview 0 Sylvania Northview 8, Maumee 0 Toledo St. John’s 6, Lima Senior 0 Upper Sandusky 8, Ada 3 Van Buren 3, Eastwood 2 PREP GIRLS SOCCER Buckeye Valley 4, Upper Sandusky 2 Coldwater 2, Delphos St. John’s 0 Continental 5, Allen East 3 Elida 9, Defiance 0 Liberty-Benton 8, Marion Harding 0 Lima Bath 1, Celina 0 St. Marys Memorial 3, Lima Shawnee 0 Van Buren 1, Wauseon 0 Wapakoneta 6, Kenton 0 PREP GIRLS TENNIS Anthony Wayne 4, Archbold 1 Bryan 4, Van Wert 1 Celina 5, Sidney Lehman 0 Clyde 3, Sandusky Perkins 2 Findlay 4, Toledo Central Catholic 1 Huron 3, Oak Harbor 0 Kenton 3, Ada 2 Lima Bath 3, Bluffton 2 Lima Central Catholic 5, Ottawa-Glandorf 0 Oregon Clay 5, Toledo Whitmer 0 Port Clinton 4, Sandusky St. Mary’s 1 Rossford 4, Toledo Christian 1 Toledo Notre Dame 5, Lima Senior 0 Toledo St. Ursula 5, Fremont Ross 0 Toledo Scott 3, Toledo Woodward 2 Toledo Start 5, Toledo Rogers 0 Wapakoneta 5, Elida 0 PREP BOYS GOLF Bowling Green 158, Defiance 172 Clyde 175, Fremont St. Joseph 196 Edon 196, North Central 201 Fayette 186, Pettisville 226 Holgate 168, Holgate 177, Tinora 185 Jackson Center 184, Sidney Lehman 192, Riverside 225 Lakota 164, Sandusky St. Mary’s 173 Ottawa-Glandorf 172, Wayne Trace 174, Miller City 180 Patrick Henry 172, Fairview 193 Perrysburg 178, Genoa 198 Port Clinton 186, Edison 209 Sandusky Perkins 150, Oak Harbor 180 Toledo Central Catholic 203, 203, Rossford 234 Toledo St. Francis 161, Maumee 184 Van Buren 157, Hopewell-Loudon 170, McComb 175 Wauseon 169, Napoleon 170 Wynford 196, Riverdale 243 PREP GIRLS GOLF Bowling Green 199, Findlay 201, Van Buren 212 Russia 190, Minster 196, Riverside 223 Sylvania Northview 185, Sylvania Southview 222 Wapakoneta 186, Lima Shawnee 195 PREP CROSS COUNTRY BOYS Bellevue 22, Willard 35, Sandusky 85 Napoleon 26, Bryan 31 Norwalk 27, Shelby 50, Ontario 83, Tiffin Columbian 93 Patrick Henry 26, North Baltimore 29 GIRLS Bellevue 22, Willard 39 Bryan 25, Napoleon 30 Tiffin Columbian 36, Shelby 45, Norwalk 63, Ontario 92 NBC JAMBOREE BOYS TEAM STANDINGS 1, Otsego 21. 2, Elmwood 78. 3, Woodmore 86. 4, Eastwood 113. 5, Lake 143. 6, Fostoria 144. 7, Rossford 157. 8, Genoa 186. GIRLS TEAM STANDINGS 1, Eastwood 43. 2, Woodmore 49. 3, Genoa 82. 4, Elmwood 88. 5, Otsego 112. 6, Lake 113. 7, Rossford 212. WAYNE TRACE INVITATIONAL BOYS TEAM STANDINGS 1, Lincolnview 34. 2, Fairview 82. 3, Ayersville 101. 4, Antwerp 144. 5, Edgerton 168. 6, Hicksville 179. 7, Tinora 193. 8, Lima Bath 207. 9, North Central 232. 10, Paulding 232. 11, Holgate 274. 12, Ottoville 296. 13, Wayne Trace 306. 14, Stryker 365. GIRLS TEAM STANDINGS 1, Holgate 64. 2, Edgerton 70. 3, Fairview 78. 4, Tinora 97. 5, Ayersville 111. 6, Lincolnview 113. 7, Antwerp 156. 8, Lima Bath 225. 9, North Central 228.

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