Briefs 6-18/On the Diamond

OFFICIATING: The Tiffin Area Football Officials Association will begin holding classes July 15 to become a certified OHSAA football official. Participants must register before beginning classes. For more information or to register, go to or call Mike Reinhart at (419) 595-2142.

SOCCER: Any boys and girls entering grades K-8 are encouraged to enroll early for fall soccer. Enrolling at the YMCA front desk before July 1 will give all players a $5 discount. Grades K-5 ($30 per player, $35 after July 1) and 6-8 ($65 per player, $70 after July 1) are eligible for fall soccer. For more information, E-mail

GOLF: At the Baumann Group Monday Night Ladies Scramble League at Clinton Heights, Linda Lawrence and Paula Wise lead the early shift with 18 1/2 points. Prize holes went to Bark Kuhn and Nita Doran (long drive on No. 1), Carla Siebenaller and Marie Shuey (closest in two on No. 2), Kuhn and Doran (long putt on No. 6) while Kuhn and Doran and Patty Courtney and Barb Clark tied for low gross. In the late shift, Deena Carrick and Erica Hoppes lead with 21 1/2 points. Carrick and Hoppes were closest to pin in two on No. 2, had the long putt on No. 6 and took low gross. Jeannine Curns and Barb Gabel had the long drive on No. 1.

n At the Clinton Heights Reineke Monday Morning League, Mike Blust and Tom Toepper lead with 39 1/2 points. Prize holes went to Steve Hepp (closest in two on No. 1 and long putt on No. 4) while Matt Behm was closest to pin in one on No. 5.

n In the Old Fort Ex-Hi Over 50 League, Ray Trautman, Steve Rau and Ron Rau lead the league. Greg Huber (long putt on No. 16), Dick Hull (closest to pin in three on No. 13) and Kevin Kramer (closest to pin on No. 12) were prize hole winners.

n In the Baumann’s Old Fort Ex-Hi Golf League, Jeff Miller and Jeff Huber lead with 49 1/2 points. Prize holes went to Andy Fox (long putt on No. 10), Mark Miller (closest in two on No. 11) and Will Rennels (closest to pin on No. 12).

n The team of Rufus Tyree, Dick Hiser, Bob Hammer, Steve Schafer and Bob Grothaus were even par to win Monday’s Retirees League at Seneca Hills. Prize winners were Jim Peterman (long putt on No. 12), Ed Lutz (closest to pin on No. 16) and low gross (Lutz, Dave Hershey, 36).

HOLE IN ONE: Dick Hull had a hole in one on No. 12 at Nature Trails on June 14. Hull used a 5-iron. Chris Bass, Estee Bass, Diana Brunthauer, Flo Rau and Ron Rau all witnessed.

AUTO RACING: Byron Reed claimed his first win of the year Friday at Attica Raceway Park, out-dueling Travis Philo early and Craig Mintz late for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 410 Sprints victory. It marked the 29th career win at the track for the six-time track champion. Cody Scott took the Summit Racing Equipment UMP Late Models race for his first feature win. Nate Dussel passed Dustin Dinan on the final lap to claim the Foster’s Auto Body 305 Sprints win. John Ivy claimed his sixth dirt truck win this year and the second of his career at Attica.

n The 31st annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek kicks off eight racing events over nine days at seven different sites, with the first taking place Friday at Attica Raceway Park with Ohio Sprint Speedweek on TPC Food Services/Ohio Cat Night. The top two finishers in the feature running Kistler engines will receive $500. The UMP Late Models will also compete that night in Attica. Gates open at 4 p.m., with racing starting at 7:45 p.m. Saturday’s action takes place at Eldora Speedway with the UNOH All Stars. The UMP DIRTcar Modifieds and Eldora Stocks will also hit the track. Gates open at 4 p.m. with racing at 7:30 p.m. Speedweek moves Sunday to Waynesfield Raceway Park near Lima for the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., regular gates open at 5 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. Orrville’s NAPA Wayne County Speedway will host the UNOH All Stars Monday, with the night also including the Duffy Smith Memorial and the Lilas Tire Late Models. Gates open at 3 p.m. with racing at 7:30 p.m. The UNOH All Stars head June 25 to Sharon Speedway near Hartford. Gates open at 4 p.m., with Econ-Mods and Mini Stocks also racing. UNOH All Star racing resumes June 27 at Fremont Speedway, with 305 Sprints and dirt trucks part of the night’s action. Gates open at 4 p.m., with racing at 7 p.m. Limaland Motorsports Park hosts the June 28 action, which will also include the K&N Modifieds. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., regular gates open at 5 p.m and racing starts at 7:30 p.m. Racing wraps up June 29 at Fremont Speedway for the $10,000-to-win finale on Ludwig Propane Night.


Tiffin D League

K of C broke a 1-all tie with with four runs in the fourth en route to a 5-2 win over Elks. Connor Salazar doubled twice for K of C, and Karter Reinbolt, Luke Brickner and Alden Bodak each doubled. Elks got a triple and two singles from Chase Frankhauser and a single each from Clay Free and Ayden Olszewski.

n Eagles blanked Old Fort Bank 10-0, allowing just one hit. Braden Brown tripled and singled for Eagles, Toby Ramsdell singled twice, Tyler Turek doubled and Donnell Brockington, Jacob Seifert, Josh Crouch, Brenton Brown and Josh Lorann all singled. Rickie Lacy singled for Old Fort Bank.

n Bair Bros. held off K of C 4-3 Saturday in a game that started May 23 before being suspended due to rain. Blake Steinmetz and Dylan Alford doubled for Bair Bros., and Luke Ritzler singled. Karter Reinbolt homered and singled for K of C, Alden Bodak doubled and Connor Salazar and Hunter Lewis each singled.

n Rotary stormed past Elks 16-2, finishing a game Saturday that began May 23 before being suspended because of rain. Johnny Orozco tripled, doubled and singled for Rotary, Ryan Sharpe lined three singles, Jayce Kidwell homered, Turin Smith doubled and Corbin Houdeshell, Riley Sendelbach and Caden Blust all singled. Brayden Reino singled for Elks.

n Brett Kelbley and Cody Craig each homered to key Bair Bros. in a 12-5 win Friday over K of C. Kelbley also doubled and singled and Craig singled twice. Nick Jackson doubled and singled, Blake Steinmetz doubled and Rico Lopez singled. Kaden Scherger and Connor Salazar each singled for K of C.

n Old Fort Bank turned away H&H 5-2 Friday. Anthony Thallman doubled and singled for Old Fort Bank, Cole Widmer belted two singles, Zach Runion and Rickie Lacey each tripled and Collin Fitch and Andrew Branson both singled. Gabe Reyes’ triple and double led H&H. Derek Feindel doubled and singled and Colin Burkett doubled.

Tiffin E League

Luke Immele doubled and singled to spark the Yankees in a 7-1 win over the Indians. Felix Bodart, Adam Schermer, Luke Snyder and Michael Ross all added a single. Luke Graham doubled twice for the Yankees, Durrell Pate doubled and Brendon Blott and Takaia Goodman both singled.