NEW BREMEN 64, FORT RECOVERY 55
COLDWATER — The New Bremen Cardinals survived a rough second quarter and made their free throws down the stretch to advance in the Division IV sectional tournament with a 64-55 victory over the Fort Recovery Indians at Coldwater. The Cardinals (13-8) will advance to the sectional championship on Friday at 8:00 against the Ada Bulldogs. Carson Manger led the Cardinals with 21 points and nine rebounds and Nolan Fox had 14 points.
MINSTER — The Minster Wildcats went into Friday’s game wanting to let its skill players shine against Sidney Lehman Catholic at the newly-renovated Minster Memorial Field.
It turned into an air show for the Wildcats in their 46-7 win.
“Our game plan was to kind of give the kids on the outside to show what they can do and they did that,” Minster coach Nate Moore said. “The kids executed the plays that the coaches called. Our receivers caught the ball well and Adam had a nice game throwing the ball and running.”
ST. MARYS 3, KENTON 0: The St. Marys volleyball team opened Western Buckeye League play with a 25-19, 25-13, 25-16, win at Kenton on Thursday night. The Roughriders improved to 1-4 on the season and 1-0 in the WBL.
ST. HENRY 183, NEW KNOXVILLE 196: New Knoxville’s Tyler Shreve shot a school-record 36 in the Rangers’ 183-196 loss to St. Henry on Thursday at Arrowhead. Connor Samuel and Jake Allen added 53s for New KNoxville. Brian Kremer shot a 44 as low man for St. Henry. Alex Evers adde a 45 and Just Mescher and Troy Potkotter each had 47s. The Rangers are now 3-3 overall and 2-3 in the MAC.
A look around at Auglaize County’s football match-ups this Friday night:
For full previews of this week’s games around Auglaize County, see today’s FanFare inserted in the newspaper.
Kenton (0-1) at St. Marys (0-1)
The St. Marys football team faces a Kenton team that has won at least a share of the Western Buckeye League title each of the past four seasons in a league opener on Friday night at Skip Baughman Stadium.