Briefs/On the Diamond 7-2

YOUTH FOOTBALL: The Tiffin Columbian Football Youth Camp is July 23-25 for fourth through eighth graders. Registration forms can be found at and are due by July 3 to guarantee a camp T-shirt. E-mail coach Brian Colatruglio with any questions at

SOFTBALL: P.M. Gillmor Park in Fort Seneca will hold an eight-team, co-ed tournament July 13. Cost is $200 per team. For more information or to register, call (419) 618-5528.

BASEBALL: The Bloomville Ball Club will host the fourth annual Bloomville Bash 12U Tournament July 18-21. The double-elimination tournament is open to 10 teams. Cost is $225. To register or for more information, contact Sandy Shook at or (567) 207-8143.

n The Tiffin Park & Recreation Department will host an 8 and under coach pitch tournament July 13 and 14 at Oakley Park. Cost is $100 per team. For more information, contact Matt Coleman at or (419) 448-5408.

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.

RUNNING: Blanchard Valley Hospital Rehab & Sports Medicine and the Hancock County Park District will sponsor the fourth annual Flirt with Dirt 5K Trail Run/Walk at Riverbend Recreational Area in Findlay on July 13. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The trail race starts at 8:30 a.m., followed by the walk. Cost is $18 if registered by Friday and $25 after that. For more information or to register, go to or call Chris Webb at (419) 306-6272.

GOLF: The New Riegel Athletic Boosters Outing is July 13 at Nature Trails Golf Course with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $45 per person or $180 for a four-person team. For more information, call Doug Depinet at (419) 595-2814.

n The Seneca East Athletic Boosters will hold a four-person scramble July 21 at Clinton Heights, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $50 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, a pork chop dinner and door prizes. For more information, call Tom Nagel at (567) 224-4144.

n Ron Rau, Denny Yoakum, Ray Trautman and Rex Mellott lead the Old Fort Ex-Hi Over 50 League. Prizes went to Doug Sours (long putt No. 11), Jeff Lynch (closest to pin No. 12) and Steve Rau (closest in two No. 18).

n Will Rennells and Chad Dunlap lead the second five-week portion of the Old Fort Ex-Hi Baumann League with 15 1/2 points. Prizes went to Dunlap (closest in two No. 15), Marc Lee (closest to pin No. 17) and Rick Sanford (long putt No. 18).

n Nita Doran and Barb Kuhn fired a 38 for the low gross and claimed three prizes in the early shift of the Baumann Group Monday Night Ladies Scramble League at Clinton Heights. They also had the long drive at No. 9, long putt at No. 2 and ended closest in two at No. 5. They are a half point behind league leaders Madelyn Smith and Roberta Fatzinger, who have 29 1/2 points. Linda Lawrence and Paula Wise are third with 28 1/2 points.

n Jolie Weininger and Jani Yanni tied Janine Curn and Barb Gabel with a 40 for the low gross honors in the late shift of the Baumann Group Monday Night Ladies Scramble League at Clinton Heights. Prizes went to Eric Hoppes and Denna Carrick (long drive No .9, closest in two No. 5), and Curns and Gabel (long putt No. 2).

On The Diamond

On The Diamond


E League Tournament

Griffin Bunting doubled twice and singled to help the Red Sox cap a 13-0 year with a 6-1 win June 29 over the Yankees in the upper division title game against. Aiden Nitecki added three singles for the Red Sox, William Hineman singled twice and L.J. Reaves, Noah Gibson and Andrew Engle each singled. Bunting also got the win, with Gibson getting the save. The Yankees got a double each from Josh Yentzer, Brodie Fox and Ashton Moore, with Takaia Goodman lining a single.

n Noah Gibson singled in the tying run in the bottom of the sixth and Griffin Bunting doubled in the winning runs in the bottom of the eighth June 29 as the Red Sox doubled up the Diamondbacks 4-2 in a upper division semifinal victory. Bunting added a triple, Gibson also doubled and Aiden Nitecki and L.J. Reaves each singled to help William Hineman get the win in relief. Jayden Meyers singled twice for the Diamondbacks and Jackson Harris and Alec King each singled.

n The Reds clipped the Mets 2-1 June 29 for the lower division championship, with Nolan Wuescher and Noah Miller combining to fan 18. Wuescher added a home run and Dakota Whitmer singled, with Ethan Short scoring the eventual winning run for the Reds. Brandon Cox and Evin Conn both singled for the Mets.

Tiffin D League

Bair Bros. wrapped up a 10-4 win June 30 over Marco’s in a game that was rained out three days earlier. Rico Lopez singled twice and homered for Bair Bros., Brett Kelbley tripled and doubled, Cody Craig homered, Luke Ritzler doubled and Davyd McCray singled. Marco’s got two singles and a double from Davian Garcia, and a single each from Jake Hayman, Noah Quillen, Teryn DeBold, Dustin Yates and Jackson Pate.

n Rotary edged Bair Bros. 4-3 June 29 in a game that was rained out May 31. Caden Blust tripled and singled for Rotary and Corbin Houdeshell and Matt Sharpe each singled. Parker Pinyerd’s two singles led Bair Bros. Cody Craig tripled, Rico Lopez doubled and Nick Jackson singled.

n Bair Bros. rolled past H&H Environmental 10-3 June 29 in a game that was rained out June 12. Cody Craig, Dakota Matthews and Brett Kelbley all doubled for Bair Bros., and Michael Eisenhower and Nick Jackson each singled. Derek Feindel doubled and singled for H&H, Brett Kelbley doubled and Evan Elchert and Bailey Breidenbach both singled.

n Bair Bros. beat Elks 10-3 June 25, getting a double and single from Blake Steinmetz. Davyd McCray tripled and Dylan Alford and Cody Craig both singled. Alec Hoover doubled for Elks and Clay Free singled.

n Rotary dropped K of C 8-5 June 25. Ryan Sharpe lined three singles for Rotary, Corbin Houdeshell tripled and singled, Jayce Kidwell doubled and Riley Sendelbach and Tyrin Smith each singled. Connor Salazar homered and singled for K of C and Karter Reinbolt tripled.