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April 25th, 2012
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.
Celina’s five-run second inning broke things open in the Bulldogs’ 12-2 five-inning win over St. Marys.
Celina scored a run in the first and then five runs in the second.
The rout was on after Celina scored four more in the third. Leah Rose’s three-run home run that got just over the glove of the left fielder with two outs and two on pushed Celina’s lead to 10-0.
Back-to-back RBI doubles in the top of the fourth made it 12-0.
The Celina boys tennis team won two of the three singles matches while splitting the doubles matches to edge St. Marys in a Western Buckeye League match on Friday evening.
Celina earned a three-set win from Aaron Seibel at second singles over the Riders’ Cole Brooks, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3, in the night’s most closely-contested match-up.
Celina’s Jeremy Walls won third singles over the Riders’ Jason Freewalt, 6-1, 6-0.
COLDWATER — Coldwater head baseball coach Brian Harlamert trotted towards the dugout after his post-game speech and implored someone in the press box to turn off the scoreboard at Veteran’s Field.
Harlamert likely wanted to pull the plug on evidence of his team’s eight errors and being outhit before the scoreboard changed its mind about which team actually won.