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ST. MARYS — The St. Marys softball team celebrated near home plate as the dust was still settling after a determined effort was rewarded with a walk-off win.
Tannar Rutschilling hit a hard grounder to the right side of the infield to score Josalyn Schamp in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 4-3 walkoff win.
25 Years Ago This Week – 1988
For the previous five seasons, the St. Marys Roughriders’ baseball tournament ended before it even had a chance to get started. From 1983-1987, the Roughriders had the door slammed shut on them in the opening game of sectionals, but their fate all changed this week in 1988 when they posted a dramatic 8-5 win over the Bath Wildcats on their home field in Lima.
LIMA — The St. Marys track team had four individual wins at a tri-meet at Shawnee on Tuesday.
The Roughrider boys finished second with 38.5 points. Celina won with 101 points. Shawnee was third with 35.5 points.
The Celina girls won with 85 points, Shawnee was second (52 points) and St. Marys finished third (38 points). St. Marys’ Amanda Dues won the girls 1600 meter run with a 5:37.44 time.
The Riders’ Kristen Dammeyer won the 3200 meter run with a 12:18.09 time.
DEFIANCE — Weston Rivers earned his fifth win of the season on the mound for Defiance and the Bulldogs scored six runs in the first two innings in a 7-1 win over the St. Marys baseball team on Tuesday.
Codie Deaton pitched and took the loss for the Roughriders.
St. Marys fell to 2-11 while Defiance kept its years long winning streak in the WBL going and went to 16-0 on the season.
NEW BREMEN 4, MARION LOCAL 0
MINSTER — Minster senior Adam Niemeyer has only pitched 22 innings so far this season. Minster head coach Mike Wiss knows he needs his top pitcher fresh for games like the one on Tuesday night.
Minster’s ace and future Buckeye came through in the Wildcats’ biggest game to date.
Niemeyer struck out eight in a two-hit shutout to lead the Minster baseball team to a 2-0 win over Coldwater in a Midwest Athletic Conference showdown at Hanover Street Park.
MINSTER — With a few gift runs in the first couple innings the Minster softball team put the ball in play and defeated the New Bremen Cardinals 6-1 Monday in a MAC game played at Minster.
The first three runs for the Wildcats were unearned due to errors.
New Bremen at Minster softball photos:
ST. MARYS — St. Marys’ sputtering offense broke out in a big way against its biggest rival.
St. Marys exploded for a seven-run fourth inning and earned its first win of the season over Celina 10-5 at K.C. Geiger Park on Thursday.
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