Prep Roundup: Columbian slips past Truckers
NORWALK – Columbian jumped out 2-0 on a pair of Mike Brady goals and held off Norwalk from there Tuesday for a 3-2 Northern Ohio League win.
Brady converted a pass from Kevin Miller in the 14th minute and found the back of the net unassisted in the 28th minute for the Tornadoes (5-1, 3-0 NOL).
Othon Ramirez cut the deficit to 2-1 for the Truckers (3-2, 2-1) five minutes later, but Spencer Pauly got that goal back for TC off a Garrett Bean pass in the 36th minute.
Alex Keefer got Norwalk to within 3-2 in the 65th minute, but the Truckers never scored again.
Josh Gibson stopped 13 of Norwalk’s 20 shots. The Truckers got nine saves from Wes Tanzillo against 12 shots.
Mohawk gets first win
CALEDONIA – Mohawk’s girls picked up their first win of the season, downing River Valley 3-1. Cambria Kohlenberg found the back of the net twice in the first half, staking the Warriors to a 2-0 halftime lead.
River Valley cut the lead in half with a goal in the 48th minute, but Shlanea Bloomfield answered 11 minutes later to bring the game to its final margin.
Maddie Cordell and Beth Dundore had assists for Mohawk (1-4-1). The Warrior defense limited River Valley to only three shots on goal. Ally Weinandy made two saves in goal.
Bath soaks Rams
UPPER SANDUSKY – Brad Roeder scored for Upper Sandusky with 49 seconds left before halftime to cut a Lima Bath lead in half, and the teams went to the break with a 2-1 Wildcat advantage.
Bath got that goal back in the second half off a penalty kick, but once again the Rams fought back, this time with a Brandon Miller goal assisted by Austin Pirc.
However the Rams couldn’t get the equalizer and Bath (3-1) tacked on one more for good measure and a 4-2 victory.
Clay Musgrave made eight saves for Upper Sandusky, which falls to 4-2.
Otsego thumps Stockaders
OLD FORT – Otsego raced out to a 5-0 lead in the first half en route to a 9-1 win Tuesday over Old Fort.
Brad Heilman scored the lone goal for the Stockaders (0-5), getting an assist from Brandon Tittle.
Jake Wilson stopped 20 shots for Old Fort.
Bellevue dominates tri
NORWALK – The meet was held in Norwalk, but Bellevue made itself right at home.
The Redmen’s Madison Scagnetti won the race in 21:05, and was followed by three of her teammates.
Bellevue had 16 points to take the win, while Columbian had 47 points and Norwalk 85.
The Redmen’s Michaela Fox (21:26), Lauren Turner (21:44) and Liz Ish (21:49) finished second-through-fourth, respectively.
Derra Cheatham was the first TC runner to finish, crossing the line fifth in 21:55. Columbian had two other runners place in the top 10, as Cassandra Gooding finished ninth (22:42) and Amanda Schwartz (22:49) going 10th.
Seven of the top 10 runners were from Bellevue. Norwalk’s Brianna Young paced the Truckers by finishing 22nd (26:20).