Thursday Sports Round-Up

Boys Soccer

St. Marys 7, New Knoxville 0

Behind four goals from Brennan Brown and three assists the St. Marys Roughrider boy’s soccer team defeated a young New Knoxville Ranger squad 7-0 Thursday evening at West Field.

The Riders entertain Temple Christian on Monday with the JV’s playing Piqua, while the Rangers travel to Pandora-Gilboa on Saturday at Noon.

Boys Golf

St. Marys 156, Elida 164

The St. Marys boys golf team attacked a Northmoor course softened by rain the night before, going low in their latest Western Buckeye League win.

A trio of Roughriders broke 40 and St. Marys improved to 2-0 in the Western Buckeye League with a 156-164 win over Elida at Northmoor on Thursday.

Senior Austin Riggs earned medalist honors for the Riders with a one-over par 36.

Along with Riggs’ round, the Riders got a 37 from freshman Carter Bowman and a 38 from senior Will Paulus. Matt Severt added a 47 and Alex Dammeyer shot a 51.

DSJ 161, Minster 161 (DSJ wins tiebreaker)

MINSTER — A match-up of two of the best boys golf programs in the Midwest Athletic Conference came down to a fifth-player tiebreaker. Delphos St. John’s emerged from that tiebreaker with a win over Minster on Thursday night at Arrowhead.

“We played well, they were just a little better tonight,” Minster head coach Dave Borchers said.

Minster and DSJ were tied 161-161 after the top four scores were tabulated. Isaac Klausing’s fifth-best 43 for Delphos St. John’s edged Minster’s 45 from John Burke.

Minster’s Freddie Purdy was match medalist with a 37. Xavier Francis shot a 40, Austin Fischer added a 41, Josh Spieles had a 43 and Matt Wuebker had a  46.

Minster plays New Knoxville at Arrowhead on Monday at 4:30 p.m.

Coldwater 189, New Knoxville 195

CELINA — Coldwater downed the New Knoxville boys golf team on Thursdasy night at the Mercer County Elks.

Tyler Shreve paced the Rangers with a 44 to share medalist honors with Coldwater’s Alex Bruggeman. Justin Slaven added a 45. David Boesche shot a 49 and Conner Samuel had a 57.

Along with Bruggeman’s 44, Coldwater received a 46 from Mitch Diller, Travis Goettemoeller shot a 49 and Jordan Diller added a 50.

New Knoxville fell to 1-2 and 0-2 in the Midwest Athletic Conference.

New Bremen 174, St. Henry 176

CELINA — The New Bremen boy’s golf team edged St. Henry in a MAC match on Thursday at the Mercer County Elks.

Darin Bergman of New Bremen earned medalist honors with a 38.

Alex Britton added a 41 and Tyler Nosek shot a 46.

Nate Clune led St. Henry with a 42.

New Bremen improved to 2-1.

Girls Soccer
St. Marys 1, Liberty-Benton 1

FINDLAY — The St. Marys girls soccer team’s trip to findlay ended in a 1-1 tie with Liberty-Benton on Thursday night.

St. Marys’ Courtney Christman scored the Roughriders’ lone goal of the night.

St. Marys moves to 1-0-1 on the young season. The Riders host Kenton next Tuesday night at 5 p.m.

Girls Tennis
St. Marys 5, Elida 0

ELIDA — The St. Marys girls tennis team rolled over Elida 5-0  in its second Western Buckeye League match of the season.

St. Marys’ doubles teams won two-set matches.

St. Marys second doubles team Emily Brown and Priscilla Dodson outlasted C’era Savage and Hailey Hurst, 7-5, 6-2.

At first doubles, Allie Zimmerman and Ariel Dodson defeated Robin Klaus and Erin Kesler, 6-3, 6-4.

St. Marys swept the singles with relative ease.

St. Marys third singles player Katie Peterson won a 6-1, 6-1 match over Lauren Greeley.

Alex Spencer, St. Marys second singles player, downed Abby Orians, 6-0, 6-0.

The Riders’ Mariah Krugh won first singles with a 6-2, 6-2, win over Monica Tieu.

St. Marys improved to 4-0 and 2-0 in the WBL with the win.