MINSTER — Minster won its own volleyball invitational on Saturday by sweeping matches against West Liberty-Salem, Ada and Marion Pleasant.
The Wildcats beat West Liberty-Salem 25-10 and 25-21, Ada 25-18 and 25-21 and Pleasant 25-21 and 25-22.
Paige Thobe had 14 kills, seven aces, five blocks and five digs during the three matches. Taylor Kogge had 12 kills, five blocks and five aces, while Danielle Barhorst had 12 kills and 25 digs. Emily Stubbs led the team with 34 digs, Regan Wuebker had 21 digs, five blocks and five kills and Taylor Wattercutter had 13 digs and three aces.
Russia finished third in the invitational. The Raiders beat Toledo Christian 25-19 and 25-14 and Ada 25-14 and 25-16 but lost a three-set match against Pleasant. The Raiders lost the first set 25-14, won the second 25-22 and lost the fourth 25-21.
Laurissa Poling led the team with 20 kills and also had 22 digs, 10 blocks, and three aces. Cameo Wilson had 19 kills, Ashley Scott had 13 kills, and Morgan Wenrick had 10. Lexi had Monnin 20 digs and four aces, Faith Apple had 16 digs and Whitney Pleiman had 44 digs and two aces.
Jenna Cordonnier had 52 assists, eight kills, 14 digs, three blocks and two aces for the Raiders.
Botkins also participated in the invitational. The Trojans lost to Ada 25-13 and 25-14, lost West Liberty-Salem 25-18 and 25-20 and beat Covington in three sets. The Trojans lost the first set against Covington 25-21 but won the next two 25-21 and 25-19.
Fairlawn wins one match, loses two at Piqua Invitational
Fairlawn beat Meadowdale 25-7 and 25-8 in the Piqua Invitational on Saturday but lost the next two to Greenville and Springfield Emmanuel Christian.
Lauren Dudgeon had 10 kills and three digs against Meadowdale, while MaCalla Huelskamp had six aces and five kills. Allison Roush had four kills and two aces.
The Jets won the first game against Greenville 25-19 but lost the next two 25-16 and 25-19. Dudgeon had seven kills, four aces and 15 digs against the Green Wave, while Roush had seven kills and three digs. Kenedee Gallimore had 14 digs, and Lauren Weinschenk had 10 digs.
Fairlawn lost to Emmanuel 25-5 and 25-13. Dudgeon had four kills and four digs, and Gallimore had seven digs.
Riverside 3, Indian Lake 0
The Pirates beat the Lakers 25-10, 25-15 and 25-12 on Saturday to improve to 10-3. Marissa Davis had 14 kills, Shelby Giles had 11 kills and Lauryn Sanford had 19 assists.
Versailles win MAC tournament, New Bremen third
Versailles had the top three individual finishers in the Midwest Athletic Conference girls golf tournament on Saturday at Stillwater Valley Golf Club, which helped the Tigers claim first place.
Versailles shot a 365 to win the tournament by 32 strokes over runner-up St. Henry. New Bremen was third with 416.
Versailles’ Jorja Pothast was the tournament medalist with an 87. The Tigers’ Morgan Heitkamp was the runner-up with a 90, and Lauren Durham finished third with a 93. Morgan Barlage tied for sixth overall with a 95. Anna Groff shot a 109, and Maddie Durham shot a 112.
Amy Balster led the Cardinals with a 97. Caylie Hall had a 101, Sarah Parker had a 102, Cassie Stachler had a 116, Katlyn Broerman had a 122 and Claire McClurg had a 127.
Minster’s Kaycie Wissman was the school’s top finisher individually with a 108.
Minster second, Versailles fourth at MAC tournament
Minster finished second and Versailles finished fourth at the Midwest Athletic Conference tournament on Saturday at the Mercer County Elks Golf Club.
Minster had a team score of 351, 34 strokes behind first-place St. Henry. Grant Voisard led the Wildcats with an 85. Grant Koenig had an 86, while Adam Knapke, Logan Lazier and Joseph Magoto each had 90. Ethan Lehmkuhl had a 92.
Versailles’ Connor VanSkyock tied for fourth individually by shooting an 83. Austin Pleiman had an 89, PJ Platfoot and Will Eversole had a 92, Alex Keiser had a 100 and Ethan Kremer had a 105.
St. Henry’s Kyle Naumann was the tournament medalist with a two-over-par 74. St. Henry won the team championship with a 317. Delphos St. John’s finished third with a 355, one stroke ahead of Versailles.
Coldwater finished fifth with a 361, Parkway finished sixth with a 367, New Knoxville finished seventh with a 386, Fort Recovery finished eighth with a 393, New Bremen finished ninth with a 408, and Marion Local finished 10th with a 409.
Ray Newton had New Knoxville’s best score with a 91, and Jared Bergman had New Bremen’s best score with a 98.
Fort Jennings 4, New Knoxville 3
Fort Jennings scored three goals in the second half to beat the Rangers (4-6). Joseph Baende scored all three of New Knoxville’s goals, while Ryland Dyrness had 11 saves at goalie.
Anna boys third, Jackson Center fourth at Max Evans Caverns Invitational
Anna’s boys team was the top local finisher at West Liberty-Salem’s Mac Evans Invitational on Saturday at Ohio Caverns. The Rockets had 102 points, behind first-place Benjamin Logan (59) and second-place West Liberty-Salem (74). Jackson Center was fourth and New Bremen was fifth.
Jacob Robinson was the Rockets’ fastest runner. He finished fifth overall with a time of 18:20. The rest of Anna’s top seven finishers included Patrick Toller, 10, 18:44; Caleb Gaier, 24, 19:35; Cameron Bowersock, 33, 22:00; Derek Arling, 38, 20:12; Preston Shannon, 42, 20:26; and Carter Beam, 47, 20:52.
The Tigers were fourth with 119 points. Parker Morris and Christopher Elchert were Jackson Center’s top runners. Morris was eighth overall with 18:29, while Elchert was ninth with 18:32.
The rest of the Tigers’ top seven included Aidan Reichert, 19, 19:24; Jeremy Burch, 40, 20:17, Elisha Burch, 47, 21:19; Grant Lowry, 55, 21:21; and Andrew Lampy, 65, 21:50.
The New Bremen finished fifth with 130 points. The Cardinals were led by Ezra Ferguson who finished second with a time of 18:13.
The rest of New Bremen’s top seven was Landin Boyle, 17, 19:18; Kenny Simindinger, 20, 19:26; Sam Rutschilliing, 46, 20:48; Spencer Elking, 57, 21:31; Micah Condon, 61, 21:43; and Dominck Steinke, 63, 21:46.
New Bremen girls second at Max Evans Invite
New Bremen’s girls team was the top local finisher at Ohio Caverns on Saturday. West Liberty-Salem won the race with 21 points, while the Cardinals had 58.
Alayna Thieman was fourth overall with a time of 21:18. The rest of the Cardinals’ top seven racers included Tess Lane, 6, 22:05; Carson Wyatt, 14, 23:27; Jessica Flederjohann, 16, 23:40; Molly Smith, 18, 23:44; Hanna Tenkman, 20, 23:46; and Alana Speelman, 22, 23:56.
Anna girls finished sixth.
MacKenzie Cole was the top finisher for the Rockets at No. 23 with a time of 24:02. The rest of Anna’s top seven included Addison Brewer, 30, 24:44; Ashleigh Jurosic, 36, 25:07; Gracen Rogers, 41, 25:37; Jada Rowland, 76, 29:26; Lilly Toller, 77, 29:39; and Molly Batchelder, 86, 31:09.
Jackson Center had girls race individually. Deanna Lowry was the Tigers’ top racer at No. 39 with 25:20.
West Liberty-Salem’s Katelyn Stapleton won the race of 106 runners with a time of 19:48.