Columbian golf edges Shelby at Seneca Hills
Columbian held on for a four-stroke win Thursday against Shelby, 174-178, at Seneca Hills Golf Club.
Jack Burkes had a 41 to earn medalist honors for the Tornadoes, who improved to 4-6 in the Northern Ohio League. T.J. Wickham and Eline Widman carded a 44 and Graydon Bunting finished with a 45.
Sam Boyce paced Shelby (2-6 NOL) with a 42.
Snouffer snuffs out Rams
UPPER SANDUSKY – Bucyrus’ Brian Snouffer fired a 39 to earn medalist honors and lead the Redmen to a 184-187 North Central Conference victory.
Cody Clifford led the Rams with a 43 and Shane Stansbery shot a 45. Tommy Martin came in with a 49, with Zane Kitzler a stroke back of him.
The Rams fall to 7-5 overall, 5-5 in the NCC.
Fostoria seventh in shootout
CURTICE – Fostoria ended seventh Thursday in the Northern Buckeye Conference Shootout at Chippewa Golf Course.
Eastwood held off Lake 165-169 to win the eight-team event.
Trey Yates led FHS with a 45 and Kaleb Bemis shot a 49.
Warriors third in tri
BUCYRUS – Mohawk ended third in a triangular Thursday at Bucyrus Golf Club. Wynford clipped Galion 169-170, with the Warriors shooting a 176.
Chet Margraf’s 38 paced Mohawk (5-5), and Brayden Dunlap fired a 39.
Senecas boot Crestline in tennis
Calvert dominated the doubles matches and powered past Crestline in the singles matches Thursday en route to a 5-0 victory.
Cassie Recker and Kerrigan Kwiat shut out Brea Quail and Megan Bartholomew, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles for the Senecas (8-2).
Margaret Bowers and Samantha Gase defeated Hope Martin and Kensie Young, 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles.
Calvert’s Madison Daniel doubled up Patience Martin 6-3, 6-3 at No. 1 singles, Laura Haley beat Xena Humphrey 6-4, 6-1 at No. 2, and CeCi Burtis downed Kayley Makeever, 6-0, 6-3 at No. 3.
Fliers fly past St. Mary
CLYDE – Clyde’s only loss Thursday came in a three-set match as the unbeaten Fliers beat Sandusky Bay Conference foe Sandusky St. Mary 4-1.
The lone loss came at No. 2 singles, where Clyde’s Emi Bowers fell 6-4, 2-6, 6-0 to Colette DeRiso.
Andrea Nearhood gave the Fliers (13-0, 7-0 SBC) a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles over Noelle DeRiso, and Desiree Boonen beat Lexi McCabe, 6-1, 6-4 at No. 2.
Fliers Amanda Cahill and Lexi Weber defeated Marie Szceponik and Dani Parish 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles.
Clyde’s Brooke Smith and Clara Sewell blanked Kayla Yontz and Mary Fanning 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.
Bellevue drops TC in league match
BELLEVUE – Sarah Guzowski claimed Columbian’s only win Thursday in a 4-1 Northern Ohio League loss to Bellevue.
Guzowski defeated Mandee Darr 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) at No. 1 singles for the Tornadoes (5-8, 3-4 NOL).
Joan Cmar gave the Redmen a 7-6 (7-2), 5-7, 6-1 win over Kayla Magrum at No. 2 singles, and Elidia Veliz dropped Tiffany Walker 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (9-7) at No. 2.
Bellevue’s Bernadette Wolfe and Elaina Eskins blanked Sam Krintzline and Ashley Niedermier 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles.
Redmen Dani Dean and Julie Steinmetz outlasted Julianne Peacock and Kristina Talbot-Koehl 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 at No. 2 doubles.
Pauly-powered TC blanks Ada
ADA – Spencer Pauly figured big in four scores Thursday in Columbian’s 5-0 North Central Ohio Soccer Association win over Ada.
Pauly scored unassisted goals in the ninth and and 16th minutes, had the assist on Christian Kiesel’s score in the 17th minute and knocked in another unassisted goal in the 21st minute.
Kevin Miller converted a Mike Brady pass into a score in the 30th minute to close out the scoring.
Josh Gibson stopped nine of the 13 shots he faced for the Tornadoes (7-1, 3-1 NCOSA).
Tate Ansbauch had 17 saves against 25 shots for the Bulldogs (0-6-1, 0-4).
Willard soccer ties up Calvert’s win hopes
Willard scored twice in the second half Thursday to keep Calvert winless, forging a 3-3 tie.
“We had good midfield play from Jack Burtis and Zach Reinhart. And defensively, Zach Dutro played a good back end for us. It was, by far, our best effort this year,” Calvert coach Mike Fabrizio said. “The kids are really coming together. I think they were a little disappointed in the tie, but Willard showed what they are capable of came back and tied it.
“We’re making tiny steps toward becoming a better team,” he said. “That’s what we’re after, coming together as a team and getting better.”
Calvert (0-4-1) led 3-1 at the break, with Ammon Best, Michael Bennett and Fred Fabrizio each finding the back of the net to erase a 1-0 deficit.
The Crimson Flashes got a goal in each half by Mario Gonzalez, and another from Jake Coffer.
Brandon Wilson stopped three shots for Willard, and the Senecas got eight saves from Anthony Traxler.
Pirates edge out Rams
BLUFFTON – Bluffton got the game’s lone score with 15:33 left in the first half Thursday in a 1-0 win over Upper Sandusky.
Sarah Theisen scored for the Pirates, with Jadyn Barhorst stopping nine shots in goal.
The Rams (5-3-1) got 17 saves from Keely Stover.
Eagles dominate Warriors
FINDLAY – Two players scored twice and another had three assists Thursday as state-ranked Liberty-Benton blanked North Central Ohio Soccer Association foe Mohawk 9-0.
Kayla Trevino and Sam Johnson both had two goals for the Eagles (8-0-1, 3-0 NCOSA) and Jana Fish turned in three assists.
Jessie Selhorst, Molly Siferd, Jensen Hiegel, Abby Rachel and Monica Barger also each scored for L-B, ranked sixth in the latest Division III coaches poll.
Johnson and Trevino each also added two assists, and Hiegel and Sydney Wenzinger both had one.
Ally Weinandy topped 16 shots for the Warriors (2-6-1, 0-4).
Kaitlyn Hanrahan halted the only shot she faced for L-B.