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.
Fifty years ago this week, New Bremen’s Western Ohio Pony League baseball team concluded their remarkable season with an overall record of 20-3.
They closed the campaign with a 7-0 victory over Fort Loramie at the post-season tournament championship in Botkins. Dean Harlamert tossed a six-hit shutout for New Bremen, while earning his tenth victory of the season from the hill.
New Bremen pushed its record to 4-0 on the season in Midwest Athletic Conference play after narrowly defeating Parkway 161-162 at Deerfield on Monday afternoon. New Bremen overcame Parkway’s Jordan Bollenbacher’s medalist 35 and Brian Shatzer’s 38 with its depth. New Bremen’s Darin Bergman fired a 37 and Alex Britton and Travis Bertelsen each shot 40s. Tyler Hagen and Alex Feltz both had 44s.
ST. MARYS — Sidney waited two seasons to celebrate a victory , so an extra minute of patience needed before kicking an overtime game-winner didn’t faze head coach Adam Doenges and his Yellow Jackets.
The St. Marys Roughriders were simply left kicking themselves for opportunities missed in the 2012 season opener.
Sidney senior kicker Andre Spillers booted a 30-yard field goal in overtime to snap Sidney’s 20-game losing streak and give the Yellow Jackets a 10-7 overtime win over St. Marys at Skip Baughman Stadium on Friday night.
FORT LORAMIE — Minster's balanced offense churned out 401 yards of total offense and the defense pitched a shutout as the Wildcats beat Fort Loramie for the third time in the last two seasons, 28-0, on Friday night.
“We were playing a great football team, a back-yard-rival so it was a big ball game for us,” head coach Nate Moore said. “I am proud of the way the guys played. I felt like we came out here and everybody understood they had a role and everybody understand we had a job to do.”