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April 2nd, 2012
St. Marys 6, Fort Recovery 1
Pitching and defense carried the day for the St. Marys softball team in its 6-1 win over Fort Recovery on Monday at K.C. Geiger Park.
St. Marys pitcher Lexi Roop dominated Fort Recovery, striking out 11 batters.
“She hit her spots,” St. Marys head coach Sue Grothause said. “Her curveball is really working well. She knew she wasn’t on, but sometimes you aren’t on and you have to stay positive and push through it.”
Riders, Minster split doubleheader
The St. Marys baseball team’s bats woke up just in time to salvage a split against Minster and its dominating pitching staff.
Minster’s pitching shut out St. Marys for 12 straight innings, allowing the Wildcats to win the first game of doubleheader, 7-0, and appear to be steaming towards a win in the second game.
Dublin Jerome takes two over Riders
Dublin Jerome swept a Saturday doubleheader against the St. Marys softball team with 7-3 and 15-5 wins at K.C. Geiger Park.
In the 15-5 loss, St. Marys’ Harle Smith hit a two-run home run for the Roughriders.
Lexi Roop pitched and took the loss in both games for St. Marys. St. Marys fell to 1-4 on the season. The Riders host Fort Recovery tonight at 5 p.m.
Minster splits twin bill
VERSAILLES — The Minster boys track team earned a win in the white division at the Versailles Boys Invitational on Saturday.
The Wildcats scored 195 points. Covington finished second with 115 points and New Bremen finished third with 78 points.
Minster senior Francis Slonkosky won the 1600 meter run with a 4:32.37 pace and the 800 meter run with a 2:02.16 time.
Minster’s Ryan Will won the shot put with a throw of 50 feet, 10.5 inches.
Minster’s Jake Winner won the discus throw with a toss of 146 feet.
COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association will again put a competitive balance proposal to a vote with Ohio high school principals in May.
In 2011, a measure attempting to level the playing field in high school sports between private and public schools was defeated, 332-303, by Ohio’s principals.
The OHSAA’s Board of Directors last Friday decided to put the referendum to a vote between May 1 and May 15.
The OHSAA called the proposal “slightly revised” from the 2011 version.
Josh Fleagle, a homeschool student from rural St. Marys who has swam YMCA, club and now USA Swimming, will compete at the YMCA Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina, next week, where he will be competing in seven events over just a few days.
Fleagle will defend his 100 meter freestyle national title along with swimming in six other events packed into the week.
On April 2-5, Fleagle will swim in four individual events and three relay events with teammates and local swimmers Jared Fleagle, Jared Deubler, Matt Feltz, Matt Hollman and Peyton Jones.
Monday, March 26
•Sid. Leh. at St. Marys, 4:30 p.m.
• Covington at New Knoxville, 5 p.m.
• New Bremen at Bradford, 5 p.m.
NEW BREMEN — New Bremen senior Neven Frazee announced he will play football at Rose-Hulman during a signing ceremony at New Bremen High School on Thursday night.
Frazee, a 6-foot-1 200-pounder who played offenive line, linebacker and punted, was named honorable mention Midwest Athletic Conference All-League this fall.
Frazee learned about the interest in him from the Terre Haute, Indiana school last summer.
50 Years Ago This Week – 1962
(Note: It was a common trend in the 1950s and 1960s that first names were not included in the game summaries or box scores.)
Delanie Wolf, a freshman Ashland forward and Minster grad, will suit up in the NCAA Division II national championship game in San Antonio on Friday night.
The Ashland Eagles beat Bentley, 77-62, in a Final Four contest at Bill Greehey Arena in front of a national cable television audience to advance to the school’s first national title game against Shaw, the winner of Wednesday night’s nightcap game in San Antonio.