Prep Sports: O-G singles players reach WBL semifinals

LIMA — All three Ottawa-Glandorf singles players won their opening matches Thursday to advance to the semifinals of the Western Buckeye League boys tennis tournament.
The tournament will resume at 10 a.m. Saturday at the University of Northwestern Ohio in Lima.
O-G’s Alex Schroeder disposed of Drew Wayman of Wapakoneta 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 singles. Schroeder will face Lane Mansfield of Van Wert on Saturday.
Brandon Hempfling of O-G battled Eric Yeung of Van Wert, and finally emerged with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 win. He will meet Alex Seibel of Celina on Saturday.
In No. 3 singles, John Schroeder, a 1-6, 6-0, 6-1 winner over Celina’s Nathan Lutz, will square Saturday against St. Marys Memorial’s Justin Nedderman.
In No. 1 doubles, Trevor Kuhlman and Conner Kuhlman of O-G fell 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 to Elida’s Kyle Phillips and Kyle Goodwin.
The Titans’ team of Jonah Vonderembse and Sammy Gable lost 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 to Tyler Mikesell and Drew Sarno of Elida.

SW 6th at NWOCSA
SANDUSKY — Alexa Hallman and Sophia Volpe won the 100 hurdles and 1,600, respectively, as Fostoria St. Wendelin’s girls finished sixth in the team standings of the Northwest Ohio Catholic Schools Association track and field championships at Cedar Point Stadium.
Sandusky St. Mary’s beat Tiffin Calvert 140-90 to win the girls team title. The Mohawks scored 53 points.
St. Mary scored 112 points in winning the boys crown, while runner-up Tiffin Calvert 88½. St. Wendelin scored 47 points.
Hallman finished the 100 hurdles in 17.6, while Volpe took the 1,600 in 5:43.10.
Nick DeHaven led St. Wendelin’s boys by winning the 3,200 in 11:14.0

George sets records
Elmwood High School graduate Brittany George finished her freshman campaign with the Owens Community College softball team as the program’s single-season record holder in two offensive categories.
George went 56 for 102 (.549) in 2014 to break the single-season mark of .541 set by Kylie Zweifel in 2006. She also set a new record with a 1.059 slugging percentage, becoming the first player in program history to slug higher than 1.000 in a season.
In addition to the records, George also recorded team-highs in runs (48), doubles (16), hits (56), triples (3), homers (10), walks (17) and on-base percentage (.607).


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