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ROCKFORD — On a cold rainy football Friday night at Rockford, the Minster Wildcats dominated the Parkway Panthers in Midwest Athletic Conference action, 43-16.
VERSAILLES — On a wet and dreary night the Versailles Tigers football team did most of their damage in the second quarter as they built up a 28-0 halftime lead. They built on that in the second half and defeated the New Bremen Cardinals 42-8 Friday night at Versailles.
“They played better than us,” Cardinals head coach Jason McGaharan said. “Pick a phase and they played better than us.”
With a wet field it was hard to get any traction for either team., but McGarahan refused to let that be an excuse for his team.
COLDWATER — The Coldwater Lion’s Club cross country meet is a test run for the Midwest Athletic Conference meet for the conference’s teams. For other area squads the meet one of the final tune-ups before their respective league meets against one of the best area fields.
Van Wert’s boys and Coldwater’s girls teams both edged out Minster for team wins on Thursday evening.
DIVISION II AT SYCAMORE SPRINGS
St. Marys Carter Bowman's strong sophomore season came to an end after he shot an 81 at the Division II district meet at Sycamore Springs on Thursday.
Bowman advanced from the Country Acres sectional a week ago.
Wauseon won the district title to advance to state with a team score of 335. Bryan also advanced with a 337 score after winning a tiebreaker with Napoleon and Port Clinton.
The Division II state meet will be held on the Scarlet and Gray Courses in Columbus.
NEW KNOXVILLE 3, FORT RECOVERY 0
NEW KNOXVILLE — The Rangers made quick work of the Fort Recovery Indians, 25-20, 25-17, 25-17, in Midwest Athletic Conference action at The Barn on Thursday.
Madison Lammers led New Knoxville with seven kills. Taylor Niemeyer and Meg Reineke each added six kills.
Kalyn Schroer and Abby Rohrbach each had three aces.
New Knoxville improved to 14-5 and 6-2 in the MAC.
NEW BREMEN 3, PARKWAY 2
50 Years Ago This Week – 1962
In the biggest upset in the Western Buckeye League of the season, the St. Marys Roughriders upended the unbeaten Coldwater Cavaliers this week in 1962.
The Cavs entered the contest with the league’s best rushing attack and stingiest defense, but the Roughriders ignored all of the hoopla and recorded the 14-6 victory over the Orange and Black, while also snapping their 19-game winning streak.
ST. MARYS – The St. Marys boys soccer team toppled another state-ranked opponent and kept a path cleared to its long-sought first Western Buckeye League title.
Patrizio Martinez Rodriguez’s putback goal with 13 minutes left in the first half was the lone score in a 1-0 victory over No. 6 Ottawa-Glandorf.
Photos: Ottawa-Glandorf at St. Marys Memorial Boys Soccer
DEFIANCE — A wild back-and-forth affair between a pair of Western Buckeye League teams desperate for a win turned one-sided after a fumble and lengthy return.
Abram Ramirez scooped up a fumble at his own nine yard line and ran 85 yards to help Defiance seal a 45-21 win over St. Marys at Fred Brown Stadium on Friday night.
Photos: St. Marys at Defiance Football
NEW BREMEN — Trey Naylor's 35-yard field goal proved to be the difference for the New Bremen Cardinals in a 31-28 win over Fort Recovery on Friday night.
“We wanted them to understand that when you play together as a team and you play for each other and handle adversity because everyone has each other’s back that is the kind of thing you can accomplish," Cardinals head coach Jason McGaharan said." I think this team finally understands that when you play as a team you can overcome the kind of start we had tonight.”