Archive - May 2013 - Sports Article
LEXINGTON — The St. Marys 3200 meter relay quartet of junior Kristen Dammeyer, junior Lexi Grothause, senior Marissa Schrolucke and junior Amanda Dues finished its season on the podium. The Roughrider distance relay team finished eighth at the Division II regional meet on Thursday.
With three of the four returning to the regional from last years 3200 relay team, the Roughriders improved eight spots from last year’s 16th place finish.
Schrolucke, the lone senior in the quartet, said it was a great way to cap her senior year.
The Minster boys and girls 3200 meter relay teams both won regional titles to highlight the first day of competition at the Division III regional track meet at Piqua on Wednesday.
Both will advance to the state championships next week at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus.
Marion Local leads the girls standings after the first day with 14 points. Minster is third.
The Minster boys are atop the boys standings with 27.5 points after the first day.
SPENCERVILLE — The Minster boys and girls track and field teams ran away from the field to sweep the Division III district titles at Spencerville on Saturday afternoon, while New Knoxville and New Bremen will be sending athletes to Piqua this week for the regional meet, as well.
Division III District Track Meet at Spencerville Photos:
FOSTORIA — The St. Marys track team is sending four more individuals to the regional meet after strong performances in the Division II district meet at Fostoria on Friday evening.
After the St. Marys girls 3200 meter relay team punched its ticket for Lexington earlier in the week, four Rider individuals placed in the top four on Friday to advance.
ST. MARYS — Former Ohio State forward J.J. Sullinger recently could be seen sporting a St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer t-shirt around Columbus, a place where for three generations his family has become a sort of First Family of basketball.
The connection the former Ohio State basketball player made with some Memorial High School grads on a Buckeye-themed cruise will bring Sullinger and some friends to St. Marys this summer.
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FOSTORIA — A pair of St. Marys boys hurdlers and two distance runners qualified for Friday’s running finals at the Division II district meet at Fostoria with their performances on Wednesday.
St. Marys junior Luke Lemmerman qualified for the 110 meter hurdles finals with the second-best qualifying time of 15.68 seconds.
Roughrider senior Brennan Brown qualified fifth for the boys 300 meter hurdles final.
St. Marys senior Alex Mielke will run in the finals of the 1600 meter run after he finished 15th (4:56.6) in the preliminaries.
COLDWATER — During the Minster baseball team’s back-to-back state title runs and 15 straight postseason victories the past three seasons, they’ve consistently emerged from tough postseason situations on some of the state’s biggest stages.
A seven-run first-inning deficit against a pitcher going the way Crestview’s Damian Helm was mowing down hitters proved to be the one road stop to the Wildcats’ potential third straight run at a championship.
WAPAKONETA — The resilient Hardin Northern Polar Bears defeated the Minster softball team 3-2 with a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the Division IV district semifinal at Wapakoneta.
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The St. Marys baseball team cruised through four and a half innings with a 1-0 lead before Shawnee abruptly changed everything with a six-run fifth inning.
Cory Wilder hit a backbreaking three-run home run in the fifth and three Shawnee pitchers held St. Marys to one run in Shawnee’s 6-1 win over the Roughriders on Monday.
St. Marys at Shawnee Baseball Photos: