Local Roundup: Roth leads UF golfers to 4th place

BLACKLICK — University of Findlay freshman Justin Roth carded an even-par 72 to lead the Oilers to fourth place at the Ohio Dominican Classic at the Jefferson Country Club on Tuesday.
Indianapolis won the team competition with a 293. UF (315) finished behind Ohio Dominican (306) and Columbus State (312).
Roth’s 72 earned him a third-place finish overall, while senior Jake North placed sixth individually with a 74.
Freshman Cam Wardley and senior Stephen Sinchok tied for 17th after they each posted a 78, while junior Dustin Lieber, and seniors Jack Kastor and Kirby Doidge each fired an 83, which was good for 39th.
Sophomore Ty Tweed and freshman Nicholas Graf also competed for the Oilers and placed 49th and 52nd, respectively. Tweed shot an 88, while Graf ended the day with an 89.
UF will return to the links Sept. 13-14 when they compete in the Saginaw Valley State Invitational at the Bay City Country Club in Bay City, Michigan.

1, Indianapolpolis 293. 2, Ohio Dominican 306. 3, Columbus State 312. 4, Findlay 315. 5, Cincinnati State 324. 6, Capital 324.

Spieldennner finishes 6th
DES MOINES, Iowa — Findlay native Jennifer Spieldenner was sixth of 29 competitors at the Women’s 5150 Elite Cup race at the HyVee Triathlon in Des Moines, Iowa last weekend.
She completed her 1.5 kilometer swim in a time of 16:39, 40 kilometer bike ride in 1:02:20 and 10 kilometer run in 38:11 for a total time of 1:59:40.
Helle Frederiksen won the event in 1:54:44.

Teatsorth takes tourney
BEXLEY — Findlay High School senior Reid Teatsorth cruised to a championship last weekend at the Capital University National Showcase Tournament.
Teatsorth, a returning OHSAA Division I state singles qualifier for the Trojans last season, topped Matthew Miles from Harrison, N.Y. 7-5, 6-0 in the semifinals before beating Reynoldsburg’s Cameron Raglin, 6-4, 6-1 for the championship.

BU’s McFarlin honored
BLUFFTON — Bluffton University’s MacKenzie McFarlin led the Beavers to a 4-0 start while winning the Sommer Center Spiketacular and was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week on offense.
The sophomore outside hitter smashed 56 kills and had just 15 errors for a .301 hitting percentage. McFarlin added seven service aces, 24 digs, and two block assists. Bluffton earned a 3-2 win over Heidelberg and posted 3-0 sweeps of Albion, Denison, and Geneva.


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