TC starts season 1-0

Columbian girls soccer started the season off right with a 5-0 win over Galion Saturday.

The Tornadoes (1-0) got scoring quickly as Lexi Brady scored the first goal on an assist from Lydia Arnold. Taylor Krzyzak netted the second goal on a pass from Annie Rannigan and Arnold scored the last goal of the opening half unassisted.

Arnold and Rannigan both added goals in the second half unassisted. Maddie Brisendine made three saves in net for TC.

Hensel-led Rams roll

CLYDE — Upper Sandusky dominated in the first half and Megan Hensel ended with a hat trick Saturday as the Rams opened the season by beating Clyde 5-1.

The Rams scored the game’s first three goals and entered halftime up 4-1.

Hensel figured heavily in Upper Sandusky’s offense, providing assists on first-half goals by Alivia Oney and Aubrey Boes while scoring twice herself. Hensel added a goal in the second half.

Oney also assisted on one of Hensel’s goals in the first half.

Jordy Roberts scored for the Fliers.

Cortni Brown and Miranda Donnell shared time in goal for the Rams. M.J. Overmyer played in goal for Clyde.

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second half goals

CLYDE — Other than two times Clyde’s Brock Newsome hit the post in the first half, there was no scoring from the Fliers or Upper Sandusky.

That changed drastically in the second half as the Fliers got hot.

Kyle Baker got the second half started scoring twice in about 90 seconds. Newsome assisted Baker’s first goal and also netted a pair of goals for himself before assisting to Seth Hohman’s two-goal day. Victor Guzman assisted on one of Newsome’s goals.

Garrett Taylor led the defense and also assisted on Baker’s second goal. He added four steals, an interception and five clears. Javi Ramirez added three steals, four interceptions and four clears.

Jared Norman recorded his first clean sheet of his career in goal as he saved all four shots he saw.

Clyde (1-0) led in shots on goal 23-4. Anson Hill made 17 saves in net for the Rams (0-1).

Anderson, Cortez run in top 20

HEBRON — Columbian’s Jacob Anderson ran 13th in the Division II boys race and Hailey Cortez took 20th in the girls race to top area efforts Saturday at the Ohio High School Athletic Association Invitational at National Trail Raceway.

Anderson crossed the line in 17:27.5 to lead the Tornadoes to 13th overall with 350 points.

Unioto beat Lexington 78-97 for the team title. Fostoria took 22nd (597).

Caden Groves added a 34th (16:09.0) for Columbian and Jacob Marquis finished 50th (16:49.7).

Fostoria got a 47th from Dylan Sheets (18:36.9), a 152nd from Dominic Jackson (22:29.6) and a 166th from Caiden Twining (24:41.8).

In the girls Division II race, Cortez finished in 21:40.2, helping TC claim 13th with 302 points.

Lexington beat Poland Seminary 64-88 for the team title.

Mia Ingalls added a 66th (23:23.3) for TC and Jocelyn Hardina ended 68th (23:24.0).

Fostoria’s girls ran in the Open Division I and II race, which covered 2 1/4 miles. The Redmen did not field a full team.

Macey Sheets ran 84th (18:53.4) for Fostoria and Alice James took 86th (18:57.2).