Weekend Sports Round-Up and Leader Lookahead for Tuesday, Sept. 6
Tuesday, Sept. 6 Schedule
New Knoxville at St. Henry, 4:30 p.m.
Greenville at St. Marys, 5 p.m.
St. Marys at Elida, 5 p.m.
Celina at St. Marys, 4:30 p.m.
St. Marys at Celina, 5 p.m.
New Bremen at St. Marys, 6 p.m.
New Knoxville at Spencerville, 6 p.m.
Volleyball: St. Marys wins namesake invite
A big comeback got the St. Marys Roughrider volleyball team to the title game of their own St. Marys Invitational on Saturday, where the Roughriders won the title on Saturday afternoon to wrap up a 3-0 day with victories over Allen East, Fort Recovery and finall Parkway in the championship game.
The Riders needed a big comeback in the second game against Parkway in the championship match to force a third game. The Riders won 18-25, 26-24 and 25-22.
“I’m so proud of the girls,” Riders head coach Tricia Rosenbeck said. “They never gave up in the second game. I think we were down 9-2 and we fought back and beat a very good Parkway team.”
Cross Country: St. Marys 2nd, 3rd at Wapak night meet
WAPAKONETA — The St. Marys boys cross country team took second and the girls team finished third, while New Knoxville had strong individual performances at the Wapakoneta Night Meet on Saturday.
The St. Marys boys team finished second.
Nick Durkee was the top St. Marys finisher with a 17:49 pace.
Alex Mielke finished with a time of 18:37, John Meier crossed in 19:36, Kyle Oswalt finished with a 19:55, and Anthony Tenney crossed in 19:58.
Cameron Beckett was the top runner for New Knoxville.
The St. Marys girls team finished third, while New Knoxville’s Cassie Boyle cotinued her impressive early season.
Boyle won the girls race for the Rangers, while Clara Shroyer finished third overall.
St. Marys freshman Hannah Tobin was the top Rider runner with a 22:50 time.
Other top runners for St. Marys were Marissa Schrolucke (24:16), Christine Sullivan with a a personal best 24:24, Sarah Wilker (24:28) and Jessica Jeffries (26:25).
St. Marys will be at the Bearcat Invitational in Spencerville next Saturday morning.
Cross Country: Minster 1st/3rd at Greenville, Cardinals take 13th/14th
GREENVILLE — The Minster girls cross country team won and the Wildcat boys team finished third at Greenville’s Treaty City Invitational in the Green Division races.
The New Bremen boys squad took 13th and the Cardinal girls finished 14th.
Minster’s Francis Slonkosky finished third overall with a 16:56 time.
Eric Dahlinghaus took 14th (17:40), Andy Albers was 17th (17:49), Andrew Fausey was 24th (18:17), Jonathan Fausey took 47th (18:51), Ted Trzaska finished 77th (19:41) and Dominic Slonkosky finished 91st (20:01).
New Bremen’s Derek Bornhorst was the first Cardinal across the finish line in 18th with a 17:52 time.
Jared Kremer finished 84th for New Bremen (19:48), Eric Smart was 88th (19:56) and Drew McClurg was 96th (20:04).
The Minster girls team won with a 65 points, edging out second-place Coldwater by three points.
Minster’s Olivia Enneking led a pack of four Minster runners to finish in a row. Enneking took 11th with a 20:47 time, followed by Hannah Butler in 12th (20:48), Gabrielle Barga in 13th (20:51) and Amanda Sherman in 14th (20:51).
Minster’s Nikki Borgerding finished 20th (21:06)Leah Niekamp was 23rd (21:20) and Natalie Fausey took 26th (21:30).
New Bremen’s top runner was Veronica Hirschfeld with a 23:17 time in 68th place. Ashley Berning finished with a 23:38 time.
New Knoxville 6, Fairlawn 3
NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville soccer team scored a 6-3 win over Fairlawn on Saturday afternoon behind three goals from Caleb Yeats.
New Knoxville will travel to Botkins on Thursday.
Minster 2-1 at Lehman Invite
SIDNEY — The Minster volleyball team won two matches at the Sidney Lehman Catholic invitational on Saturday.
Minster downed Hopewell Loudon, 25-21, 25-0, and picked up a 25-17, 25-10 win over Dayton Christian. Sidney Lehman defeated the Wildcats 25-10, 25-17, in the title match.
Sami Brown led Minster with 18 kills in the three matches. Regan Hahn had nine service aces. Dana Stucke led the way with 32 digs.
Minster hosts St. Henry on Thursday night in a MAC contest.
New Bremen splits Tri
NEW BREMEN — The New Bremen volleyball team split a pair of matches in a tri-match, falling to Jackson Center, 20-25, 18-25, and defeating Troy Christian, 25-11, 25-12.
Julie Brown had six kills and Karli Jones had 10 assists in the Cardinals’ 2-0 win over Troy Christian.
In the 0-2 loss to Jackson Center, New Bremen was led by Hayley Moeller’s six kills and Gina Griesdorn’s 15 digs.
Minster 2nd at Versailles
VERSAILLES — The Minster boys golf team finished second at the Versailles invitational held on Saturday after being clipped by one stroke by the hometown Tigers, 313-314
Minster’s Xavier Francis finished second overall with a two-over par 74 at Stillwater Valley.
Austin Fischer finished third with a 76, and the Wildcats’ Freddie Purdy won fourth with a tiebreaker win after he fired a 78.
Minster’s Matt Wuebker added an 86, John Burke had a 93 and Josh Tombusch shot a 96.
Minster travels to Coldwater on Thursday.
Boys Golf: Botkins 170, New Knoxville 196
Tyler Shreve led New Knoxville with a 45, Michael Porter shot a 46, David Boesche had a 52 and Ryan Schott shot a 53.
Fort Loramie 192, New Bremen 215
Sydney Holdren led New Bremen with a 48. Rachel Parker added a 51 and Shannon Roediger had a 56. Last Tuesday New Bremen defeated Parkway. Parker led the way with a 50, Holdren had a 51, Mackenzie Howell shot a 52 and Roediger had a 59.