FHS roundup: Tennis team nips Celina

CELINA — Findlay High School’s Max MacDonald won eight of the last nine games to earn a pivotal win at No. 2 singles, give the Trojans a sweep of the individual matches, and lock down a 3-2 tennis victory over Celina.
MacDonald dropped the first set, but rallied for a 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 decision over Celina’s Alex Seibel. Reid Teatsorth had beaten Celina’s Aaron Seibel 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles and Jake Elbin dispatched Nathan Lutz 6-0, 6-3 at No. 3.
The singles sweep gave Findlay, 13-3 on the season, the edge the Trojans needed to hand Celina (15-1) its first loss.
Celina’s Isaac Elston and Kris LeJeune beat Findlay’s Ian Laird and Brent Gorman 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles. Hagan Kriegel and Joel Weitz took the No. 2 doubles match, but lost their first set of the season in rallying for a 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 decision over Hyunchul Lee and Logan Sullivan.
Findlay will be at Sylvania Southview on Friday for the second round of the Ohio High School Tennis Coaches Association team tournament.

Atkins/Bowling (Fin) def. Khochar/Rosengarden, 6-0; Seitz/Hoffman (Fin) def. Higgins/Yanney, 6-1; B. Sharma/A. Sharma (Fin) def. Zender/Gugginbeler, 6-1.

Softball falls to TCC
Alyssa Axe homered and singled twice as Toledo Central Catholic rolled past Findlay 8-3 in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference contest on Tuesday.
The Irish (5-11, 4-6 TRAC) scored five runs in the second inning and opened up a 6-2 lead after the third frame.
Shelby Roether doubled, singled and drove in a run for the Trojans (5-17, 3-6).

Toledo Central Catholic 051 000 2 — 8 7 0
Findlay 011 000 1 — 3 8 4
WP — Best. LP — Bowling (4-15). top hitters: (TCC) Axe HR, 2-1B. (Fin) Roether 1B, 2B, RBI.
records: Central Catholic 5-11 overall, 4-6 Three Rivers Athletic Conference; Findlay 5-17 overall, 3-6 Three Rivers Athletic Conference.


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