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MINSTER — Pitching ruled the day on the first day of the district ACME tournament on Thursday.
Minster starting pitcher Brandon Hoying’s seven shutout innings led Minster to a 6-0 win in the second game over Fort Loramie. In the opening game at Hanover Street Park, Anna’s Cal Zimpfer kept St. Marys off the scoreboard in a 6-0 opening game win.
Minster moves on to play Anna on Friday at 8:15 p.m. St. Marys takes on Fort Loramie on Friday at 6 p.m. Both games are at Minster.
ANNA 6, ST. MARYS 0
MINSTER — After losing their opening game in the double-elimination Auglaize County ACME sectional tournament on Monday, the St. Marys ACME baseball team ran the table.
St. Marys slugged its way to the Auglaize County ACME sectional title by sweeping the Minster Wildcats in a pair of games on Friday night. The 10-1 and 15-4 wins for the Roughriders in the two championship round games finish off four straight wins over the past three days.
MINSTER — Four times the St. Marys ACME baseball team met the Wapakoneta ACME team this season. The first three times Wapakoneta won. Thursday afternoon St. Marys broke the jinx and with a balanced offensive attack and the pitching of Zach Wilker, as the Roughriders defeated Wapakoneta 12-4 in the bottom part of the sectional bracket at the Auglaize County ACME tournament.
MINSTER — The Minster ACME baseball team scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth as Wapakoneta’s defense broke down. The Wildcats came back and defeated Wapakoneta 5-3 in the winner’s bracket of the ACME tournament held at Hanover Street Park in Minster.
The bottom of the sixth inning began with Max Huber being awarded first base on catcher’s interference. Blake Ahrns singles back up the middle. Garrett Hogenkamp loaded the bases when he reached on an error.
MINSTER — Rivals facing off on the opening night of the Auglaize County ACME sectional tournament made for a pair of exciting, one-run games.
Wapakoneta scored five unanswered runs to rally past the St. Marys ACME baseball team 5-4 to cap a doubleheader opening night at Hanover Street Park on Monday night. Top-seeded Minster used a stellar pitching performance from Matthew Trushaw to edge rival New Bremen 2-1 in the opening game.
Area high school football teams are a little more than a month away from their first scrimmages, with the OHSAA allowing preseason games beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 13. Listed are scheduled scrimmages for WBL, MAC, NWC and area independent teams, according to the OHSAA.org website. Grand Lake St. Marys-area games are bolded.
Tuesday, Aug. 13
The opening games of the Auglaize County ACME sectional tournament were rained out on Sunday.
The Minster-New Bremen game, scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, will now be played tonight at 5:30 p.m. at Minster’s Hanover Street Park.
The Wapakoneta-St. Marys game will now be played tonight following the New Bremen-Minster game.
The Mercer County ACME sectional games were also postponed. Fort Recovery will now take on Celina tonight at 6 p.m. and Marion Local will play Parkway at approximately 8 p.m.
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ST. MARYS — The St. Marys ACME baseball team added another doubleheader sweep to its late regular-season surge.
St. Marys emerged from a wild eight-inning slugfest with an 11-10 win in the opener and then made quick work of Delphos Jefferson with a 4-0 win in the five-inning nightcap.
The sweep lifts the St. Marys ACME team to 9-6 on the season as they now have three days off before the beginning of the ACME sectional tournament at Minster next week.
With the addition of a seventh football division in 2013, the OHSAA released the breakdown of the 2013 football divisions on Thursday.
St. Marys will remain in Division III with its 293 boys. Both Minster (117 boys) and New Bremen (113 boys) will remain Division VI schools. Wapakoneta and Celina move down a division to DIII. Wapak has 343 boys and Celina has 327 boys Other WBL assignments include Kenton dropping to Divison IV. O-G stays in Division V. Shawnee, Elida and Defiance remain in Division III. Bath stays in Division IV.