Saturday roundup: Anna hosts cross country invitational


Versailles girls, Minster boys win Coldwater Lions Invite

By Bryant Billing - bbilling@sidneydailynews.com



Sidney's Mariana Kellner keeps pace on Saturday during the Anna Invitational.

Sidney's Mariana Kellner keeps pace on Saturday during the Anna Invitational.


Houston’s Hollie Voisard keeps ahead of Anna’s Kayleigh Kipp on Saturday during the Anna Invitational.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Botkins' Collin Waterson and Anna's Jacob Robinson help pace each other on Saturday during the Anna Invitational.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Anna’a Lucas Smith runs during the Anna Invitational on Saturday. Smith came in seventh with 17:06.5.


Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

ANNA — Anna’s boys cross country squad finished fourth and Houston finished fifth in Anna’s invitational on Saturday.

The Rockets were fourth with 157 points while Houston had 161. Lakota West was first out of 18 squads with 54 points.

Lucas Smith was Anna’s fastest runner with a seventh-place finish in 17:06.5. The rest of Anna’s top five included Jacob Robinson, 18, 17:39.7; Colton Nanik, 46, 18:21.6; Hayden Schmidt, 58, 18:39.8; and Caleb Gaier, 68, 18:59.7.

Houston’s top five included Tristin Freistuhler, 4, 16:54.1; Ethan Knouff, 12, 17:25.1; Blake Jacobs, 39, 18:08.8; Patrick Meiring, 65, 18:56.1; and Ryan Ely, 73, 19:12.5

Botkins finished seventh. The Trojans’ top five runners included Collin Watterson, 22, 17:44.8; Alan Fullenkamp, 17:59.2; Donovan Brown, 51, 18:30.7; Elliot Goubeaux, 55, 18:34.1; and RJ Poeppelman, 56, 18:35.7.

Sidney was 12th. The Yellow Jackets’ top five included Gavin Bockrath, 18, 17:39.0; Eli Straman, 45, 18:21.3; Ian Bonifas, 75, 19:15.1; Grant Hoying, 93, 19:28.9; and Noah Schwepe, 168, 21:16.3.

Fairlawn was 16th. The Jets’ top five included Jonah Brautigam, 66, 18:56.1; Dominic Davis, 84, 19:22.9; Isaac Ambos, 141, 20:37.8; Cade Allison, 160, 21:06.4; and Jordan Henman, 199, 22:08.1.

Lehman Catholic was 18th. The Cavaliers’ top five runners included Elias Bezy, 118, 19:55.3; Alex Vanderhorst, 139, 20:31.7; Scott Petersen, 238, 23:34.0; Aaron Topp, 253, 24:31.1; and Andrew Wiseman, 270, 27:39.2.

Riverside had one runner compete individually. Wyatt Auflick finished 151st in 20:54.3.

Botkins’ girls squad had the best finish of area teams with fifth place while Anna was seventh. West Liberty-Salem finished first out of 16 teams with 23 points, while Botkins had 188.

Emma Koenig led Botkins with an 18th-place finish in 22:12.1. The rest of the Trojans’ top five included Kelsie Burmeister, 25, 22:34.2; Makenna Maurer, 42, 23:13.0; Maddie Koenig, 54, 23:47.1; and Arica Jutte, 77, 24:43.5.

Anna’s top five included Kayleigh Kipp, 15, 22:00.9; Kaylie Kneer, 37, 23:02.8; Bethany Althauser, 47, 23:26.5; Hope Bixler, 58, 24:00.0; and Kayli Brewer, 64, 24:22.9.

Houston finished eighth. Hollie Voisard led Houston with a fifth-place finish in 20:49.6. The rest of the Wildcats’ top five included Ava Knouff, 9, 21:14.8; Danielle Stephenson, 61, 24:06.2; Katrina Meiring, 62, 24:12.8; and Amber Stangel, 92, 25:15.6.

Sidney was 12th. The Yellow Jackets’ top five included Mariana Kellner, 35, 22:57.6; Sage Steinke, 67, 24:26.6; Nicole Siegel, 69, 24:26.8; Camryn Smith, 86, 25:02.1; and Montana Stephens, 101, 25:39.9.

Lehman Catholic was 14th. The Cavaliers’ top five included Maria Schmiesing, 28, 22:40.4; Agnes Schmiesing, 66, 24:25.9; Sophia Flood, 87, 25:05.6; Maggie Bezy, 103, 25:46.9; and Elizabeth Jock, 111, 26:26.0.

Riverside had two runners compete individually. Aradia Roth was 70th in 24:28.0 and Samantha Neeley was 166th in 31:56.4.

Fairlawn’s Myla Cox was 53rd in 23:41.5.

Versailles girls win Coldwater Lions Invitational

Versailles’ girls cross country team won the Coldwater Lions Invitational Saturday while Fort Loramie was second.

The Tigers were first out of 15 teams with 94 points while Fort Loramie had 110. Minster was eighth, New Bremen was 12th and Jackson Center was 15th.

Versailles top five included Liz Watren, 12, 21:40.18; Maria Mangen, 13, 21:42.69; Madelyn Holzapfel, 17, 22:02.91; Kara Spitzer, 21, 22:12.41; and Lauren Menke, 31, 22:34.53.

Fort Loramie’s top five runners included Olivia Borchers, 1, 20:09.6; Corynn Heitkamp, 9, 21:28.38; Caitlyn Gasson, 30, 22:33.78; Dani Eilerman, 33, 22:40.3; and Claire Rethman, 37, 22:47.0.

Minster’s top five included Emma Meyer, 10, 21:30.3, Rachel Kitzmiller, 19, 22:06.2; Kayla Schwieterman, 53, 23:32.9; Becca Blanco, 61, 23:48.3; and Mary Schmiesing, 68, 24:02.6.

New Bremen’s top five included Alayna Thieman, 25, 22:20.4, Tess Lane, 49, 23:24.7, Hanna Tenkman, 60, 23:47.4, Carson Wyatt, 67, 23:53.5.

Jackson Center’s top five included Deanna Lowry, 74, 24:11.6; Jesci Baum, 156, 28:49.7; Ariana Gross, 163, 29:04.3; Jesci Baum, 194, 32:44.1; and Lennon Wise, 196, 33:40.8.

Minster’s boys cross country team finished first out of 18 squads while Fort Loramie’s finished second.

The Wildcats had 64 points while the Redskins had 84. Versailles was sixth, New Bremen was 10th and Jackson Center was 12th.

Alex Albers led Minster with a second-place finish in 16:59.8. The rest of the Wildcats’ top five included Austin Felice, 17, 18:06.1; Jon Albers, 18, 18:11.4; Aaron Huqer, 21, 18:23.2; and Devon Schultz, 62, 19:42.5.

Jake Rethman led Fort Loramie with a first-place finish in 16:36.5. The rest of the Redskins’ top five included Colin Gasson, 20, 18:18.9; Gavin Schulze, 32, 18:50.8; Evan Luthman, 42, 19:15.4; and Charles Wray, 81, 20:26.2.

Versailles top five included Brooks Blakeley, 7, 17:36.78; Stuart Baltes, 24, 18:34.15; Brian Heitkamp, 33, 18:51.56; Alex Brewer, 39, 19:03.53; and Noah Barga, 41, 19:11.50.

New Bremen’s top five included Landin Boyle, 55, 19:30.9; Zach Ashman, 77, 20:20.6; Luke Davidson, 129, 21:54.8; Spencer Elking, 143, 22:31.7; and Will Kaiser, 185, 24:35.5.

Jackson Center’s top five included Christopher Elchert, 36, 18:55.4; Elisha Burch, 98, 20:56.5; Grant Lowry, 99, 20:57.2; and Reese Tooke, 158, 22:59.5.

Russia girls finish 3d at Ed Leas Classic

Russia’s girls cross country team finished third at the Ed Leas Fall Classic on Saturday in Eaton.

Russia’s top five included Becca Seger, 11, 21:07; Ella Hoehne, 20, 22:00; Claire Meyer, 21, 22:01.0; Anna Fiessinger, 35, 23:16.0; and Emma DeLaet, 39, 23:33.0.

Russia’s boys finished seventh.

The Raiders’ top five included Nicholas Caldwell, 27, 18:34.0; Gavin George, 51, 19:24.0; Jacob Goubeaux, 58, 19:33.0; Andrew DeLoye, 64, 19:37.0; and Aiden Shappie, 75, 19:57.0.

Volleyball

Fairlawn 3, Newton 0

The Jets beat Newton 25-16, 26-14, 25-16 in a nonconference match on Saturday.

Lauren Dudgeon had 15 kills, 10 digs and two blocks for Fairlawn. Taylor Lessing had 28 assists and five digs, Vaegus Gallimore had three kills and 17 digs, MaCalla Huelskamp had three kills and 16 digs and Jessie Abke had seven kills, 10 digs and three blocks.

“The girls are working hard together with a winning attitude heading into tournament,” Fairlawn coach Jodi Hickman said. “They need to continue to play hard, have fun and reach those goals we have set for ourselves.”

Bellefontaine 3, Riverside 2

The Pirates lost the fifth set on Saturday 15-5 to drop the nonconference match.

Riverside won the first two games 25-16 and 25-20, while the Chieftains won the third 25-16 and fourth 25-20.

Shelby Giles had nine kills and 15 digs for the Pirates while Lauryn Sanford had 11 kills and nine assists.

Jackson Center 3, Versailles 2

Jackson Center won the fifth game of a nonconference match 15-11 on Saturday to claim victory over Versailles.

Jackson Center won the first two sets 25-22 and 25-13, while Versailles won the third and fourth by 25-20 scores.

No statistics were reported.

Girls soccer

Lehman Catholic 9, Newton 0

Lehman earned a lopsided nonconference win on Saturday.

Grace Olding, Ella Monnin and Lindsey Magoteaux all had two goals, while Grace Monnin, Samantha Edwards and Elizabeth Gibson had one goal each.

Lyndsey Jones had three assists, while Ava Behr added two. Rylie McIver, Olding, Elizabeth Monnin and Magoteaux had one assist each.

Hannah Giguere and Heidi Toner had the shutout in goal.

Anna 3, Chaminade-Julienne 3

The Rockets tied the Eagles in a nonconference match at Roger Glass Stadium in Dayton.

Taylor Noll scored all three of Anna’s goals, one off an assist from Kelsie McKinney. Goalie Savanna Hostetler had four saves.

Botkins 0, Indian Lake 0

The Trojans tied Indian Lake in a nonconference match on Saturday.

Boys soccer

New Knoxville 9, Indian Lake 4

The Rangers earned a lopsided nonconference win on Saturday.

Joseph Baende scored four goals on Saturday to hit 41 career goals, which is a school record. Patrick Covert also scored four goals, which ties a school record. Covert had two assists and Zach Davis had one goal.

Sidney’s Mariana Kellner keeps pace on Saturday during the Anna Invitational.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/10/web1_DSC_0714-1.jpgSidney’s Mariana Kellner keeps pace on Saturday during the Anna Invitational.

Houston’s Hollie Voisard keeps ahead of Anna’s Kayleigh Kipp on Saturday during the Anna Invitational.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/10/web1_DSC_0695a-1.jpgHouston’s Hollie Voisard keeps ahead of Anna’s Kayleigh Kipp on Saturday during the Anna Invitational. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Botkins’ Collin Waterson and Anna’s Jacob Robinson help pace each other on Saturday during the Anna Invitational.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/10/web1_AIS_4189-1.jpgBotkins’ Collin Waterson and Anna’s Jacob Robinson help pace each other on Saturday during the Anna Invitational. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News

Anna’a Lucas Smith runs during the Anna Invitational on Saturday. Smith came in seventh with 17:06.5.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/10/web1_AIS_4165-1.jpgAnna’a Lucas Smith runs during the Anna Invitational on Saturday. Smith came in seventh with 17:06.5. Jason Alig | Sidney Daily News
Versailles girls, Minster boys win Coldwater Lions Invite

By Bryant Billing

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