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October 17th, 2013
Area tournament schedule for Thursday, Oct. 18:
Division II Sectional Final at Wapakoneta
St. Marys vs. Celina, 7 p.m.
Bath vs. Shawnee, 5 p.m.
Division II Sectional Final at Celina
LIMA — The St. Marys volleyball team took a big step forward this season with a second-half surge. Now they’ll try to make a big leap in the tournament on Saturday.
The Roughriders opened tournament play with a 25-15, 25-20, 25-11 win over Bath in a Division II sectional semifinal at Lima Senior on Wednesday.
St. Marys (12-11) advances to play Van Wert on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Lima Senior High School. The winner will face Defiance on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 6:15 p.m. at Leipsic High School.
COLDWATER — It was a good day for the New Bremen Cardinals and New Knoxville Rangers volleyball teams Tuesday evening as both squads advanced to the Division IV sectional championship matches at Coldwater.
â€‹The Cardinals battled the Minster Wildcats in a five-set match early in the season, but Tuesday New Bremen had everything going their way as they defeated the Wildcats 25-22, 25-16 and 25-19 in the first semi-final.
â€‹In the second semi-final match the New Knoxville Rangers dominated the Spencerville Bearcats 25-9, 25-2 and 25-7.
LIMA — The New Knoxville boys soccer team has grown fond of playing on the turf at Lima Stadium. The success they’ve had there has raised expectations in the Ranger program, too.
New Knoxville’s Ryan Lageman scored three goals and K.V. Mooney added two more in New Knoxville’s 5-1 win over Lima Temple Christian in a Division III sectional final at Lima Stadium on Tuesday evening.
Area tournament schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 15:
New Bremen vs. Minster, 6 p.m.
New Knoxville vs. Spencerville, 7:30
Ada vs. Waynesfield-Goshen, 6:15
Sectional Boys Soccer
At Lima Stadium
New Knoxville vs. Lima Temple Christian, 7:30 p.m.
The St. Marys and Celina boys soccer teams will meet again — and this time someone will walk away a winner.
Celina beat Kenton 2-0 on Monday night in a sectional semifinal match at Ryan Field in Wapakoneta to advance to Thursday evening’s sectional championship game against the Roughriders.
St. Marys and Celina played to a scoreless tie in the regular season as well as a scoreless tie during the 2012 season. The two teams last played in a tournament match in 2007, when Celina won 2-0 in a sectional championship game.
The Western Buckeye League and Midwest Athletic Conference each have a team atop divisions in the latest Associated Press football poll.
Marion Local is the top-ranked team in Division VII. The unbeaten Flyers face the second-ranked team in Division V Coldwater on Friday.
Kenton is still the top team in Division IV. The Wildcats lead the WBL with a 6-0 league mark.
ST. MARYS – When senior Kristen Dammeyer took up cross country this fall, she was joining a veteran St. Marys girls cross country team with high hopes for 2013.
Dammeyer and the Riders fulfilled those aspirations on Saturday with a second-place finish and a four-place improvement from last year’s WBL championship meet.
The senior-led St. Marys girls cross country team had six runners finish in the top 22 as the Roughriders captured second place on their home course at the WBL meet at the course near Memorial High School.
MINSTER 41, PARKWAY 19
â€‹MINSTER — The Minster Wildcats didn’t waste much time Friday night getting on the scoreboard in front of a homecoming crowd. The Wildcats forced the Parkway Panthers to punt and on one 54-yard run by junior Sam Dues the Wildcats had a quick lead.
Minster never looked back 41-19 victory.
High School Football Scores for Friday, Oct. 11:
Bath 34, Shawnee 14
Celina 55, Van Wert 19
Defiance 27, St. Marys 23
Kenton 48, Elida 2
Wapakoneta 45, O-G 13
Coldwater 43, Anna 7
Del. St. John’s 28, Ft. Recovery 8
Marion Local 35, St. Henry 7
Minster 41, Parkway 19
Versailles 31, New Bremen 0