Local roundup: Royals’ Borner ties for second at NBC Shootout

NORTH BALTIMORE — Elmwood’s Kaeleb Borner fired a 40 to finish tied for second as the Royals’ boys golf team placed fifth at the Northern Buckeye Conference Shootout at Birch Run Golf Club on Monday.
Elmwood finished with a 197, while Fostoria (212) was seventh out of eight teams. Genoa (162) won, followed by Eastwood (176), Woodmore (177) and Lake (180). Otsego (201) was sixth, and Rossford (230) eighth.
Braden Dauterman added a 48 for the Elmwood, while Aaron Smith (54) and Mason Greene (55) rounded out the Royals’ scores.
Jacob Counts and Karsen Bemis both had a 48 to lead Fostoria. Trey Groves shot a 49 and Dylan Stultz had a 67.
Genoa’s Austin Marley fired a 38 to earn medalist honors.

Elmwood girls third
OREGON — Lake shot a 204 and took the crown in the Northern Buckeye Conference’s third shootout of the season beating runner-up Otsego’s 213 at Maumee Bay Golf Course on Monday.
Elmwood — which sits in fourth place with 17 team points in the standings — took third with a 224, Rossford (240) was fourth, Eastwood (250) was fifth and Genoa was sixth with a 266.
Kaylie Kingery and Taylor Tyson led the Royals with 54 each with Haley Zimmerman and Karson Palmer both carding a 58.
Lake’s Autumn Schmidt and Otsego’s Olivia Jackson shared medalist honors with a 46.
Otsego leads the team standings with 23 points, Lake is second with 20, Rossford (18) is third, Eastwood (12) is fifth and Genoa (6) is sixth. Fostoria did not have a team compete, nor did Woodmore.

UF women’s golf eighth
CARMEL, Ind. — University of Findlay juniors Makenzie Torres and Samantha Hatter both fired a 4-over 76 to lead the Oilers in the first day of the University of Indianapolis Fall Invitational at Prairie View Golf Club on Monday.
Findlay sits in eighth place out of 14 teams after shooting a 312. Indianapolis is in first after carding a 292.
Torres and Hatter are tied for 15th, while Kristina Kniesly shot a 78 and is tied for 32nd. Meredith Wipper and Samantha Kellstrom both shot 82 to round out the Oilers’ scoring.
The final round will take place today.

UF athletes honored
University of Findlay athletes Jason Moore and Shelby Kin have been selected Great Midwest Athletic Conference players of the week in their respective sports.
Moore, a junior receiver who caught nine passes for 125 yards and three touchdowns in UF’s 48-27 loss to No. 2-ranked Ferris State, was tabbed the G-MAC Offensive Player of the Week in football.
Kin, a Carey graduate, was named the G-MAC West Division Player of the Week in volleyball. The sophomore outside hitter had 33 kills and 10 total blocks in UF wins over Mercyhurst, St. Michael’s and Gannon.

BU’s Frost named
BLUFFTON –Dakota Frost, a sophomore on the Bluffton University men’s cross country team, has been selected the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Male Runner of the Week following his performance at the NCAA Pre-Regional on Saturday.
Frost was BU’s top runner in the meet, finishing 12th in a field of 212 runners in a time of 26:19.1.

ONU’s Schulte recognized
ADA — Ohio Northern University’s Joseph Schulte has been named the Ohio Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after leading the Polar Bears to three wins and the championship of the ONU Invitational. Schulte scored at least one goal in all three matches and added one assist as well.


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