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April 26th, 2012
50 Years Ago This Week – 1962
ST. MARYS — Defiance scored eight times in the third inning and starting pitcher Anthony Kidston retired the final 12 St. Marys batters in Defiance’s 14-1 win at K.C. Geiger Park on Tuesday.
“Defiance is a strong team and you have to play your A game if you want to beat someone the quality of Defiance,” St. Marys head coach Dave Huber said.
St. Marys fell to 13-6 and 5-2 in the Western Buckeye League.
DEFIANCE 11, ST. MARYS 9
DEFIANCE — St. Marys fell to 4-10, 2-5 in the WBL with a 11-9 loss at Defiance on Tuesday. St. Marys hosts Coldwater on Thursday night.
MINSTER 13, SPENCERVILLE 3
SPENCERVILLE — The Minster softball team collected 16 hits and run-ruled Spencerville in five innings on Tuesday.
Regan Hahn went 4-for-4 with four runs batted in. Alexis Robinson was 3-for-4. Jayden Hahn drove in three runs for the Wildcats.
CELINA — The St. Marys boys and girls track teams turned in a 19 top-four individual finishes in a tri-meet at Celina on Tuesday night.
The St. Marys boys team finished third with 24 points. Celina won with 83 points and Shawnee collected 67 points. Grand Lake Christian School earned one point.
The St. Marys girls team finished third with 17 points. Celina won with 117 points, and Shawnee had 41 points.
Boys Top Finishers
NEW BREMEN — The New Bremen Cardinals softball team recovered from a shaky start and had an eight-run fifth inning to come back and defeat the Marion Local Flyers 15-12 in a MAC contest Monday at New Bremen.
“We gave them a five spot in the first inning,” Cardinals head coach Craig Griesdorn. “But we responded with three in the bottom of the first. They came back with six but we came back from an 11-3 deficit and the reason why we did that was that we cleaned up our errors and we put the ball in play.”
NEW KNOXVILLE — Lima Temple Christian’s seven-run third inning broke things open and the Pioneers defeated New Knoxville 15-4 in six innings on Monday.
Temple Christian collected 14 hits and scored in five of its six at-bats.
Evan Sutton earned the win on the mound for the Pioneers.
New Knoxville’s Adam Porter took the loss on the mound.
Temple Christian improved to 3-10. The Rangers fell to 2-9.
New Knoxville travels to Fort Recovery on Tuesday for a 5 p.m. Midwest Athletic Conference game.
PIQUA — The St. Marys boys tennis team won at all five positions to sweep Piqua on Monday night.
St. Marys improved to 8-5 on the season. The Roughriders travel to Defiance today at 4:30 p.m.
St. Marys’ Troy Newlove defeated Austin Hemm at first singles, 6-1, 6-4.
The Roughriders’ Cole Brooks won second singles over Piqua’s Brandon Bercot, 6-4, 6-0.
The St. Marys first doubles team of Ryan Wenel and Noah Hartsock won 6-3, 6-7 (7-3), 6-3.
FT. LORAMIE — Needing two wins in the Fort Loramie four-team tournament to give head coach Mike Wiss his 300th victory and a tourney title, in the first game the Minster baseball team coasted to a 13-2 five inning victory over the Covington Buccaneers and in the championship game jumped out to a big first inning lead and held on to defeat the hosting Redskins 10-6.
The St. Marys girls track team finished ninth and the boys team was 12th at Friday night’s Wapakoneta Redskin Relays at Harmon Field.
Girls Top Finishers
CELINA — The St. Marys baseball team saved its biggest hits for the last two innings as the Roughriders came back to defeat the Celina Bulldogs 5-3 in eight innings at Montgomery Field in Celina.
St. Marys (11-5, 5-1) will now travel to Sidney today for a doubleheader and entertain Defiance in a WBL contest on Tuesday, while Celina (8-8, 1-4) will entertain Paulding today.
Throughout the entire game the Riders threatened but couldn’t get that big hit for a run and it came down to their final at bat before they could come through to tie the game.