Ottawa-Glandorf pitching ace Chase Schrieber was a first-team pick and Austin Horstman earned third-team honors in the Western Buckeye League 2018 all-conference baseball selections released on Sunday.

Schrieber, a senior right-hander, was a first-team all-WBL pick for the second straight year.

O-G’s Nathan Arrington received honorable mention all-league recognition for the Titans (14-8).

WBL champion and regional semifinalist Wapakoneta swept the top awards in the all-league voting, with Don Goodes and Manny Vorhees sharing player of the year honors and the Redskins’ Jason Brandt named the WBL Coach of the Year.


WAPAKONETA — Don Goodes, sr.; Manny Vorhees, sr.; Joel Roediger, sr. ELIDA — Luke Burger, soph. VAN WERT — Lawson Blackmore, jr; Hayden Maples, jr. LIMA SHAWNEE — Jacob Hutchins, jr. DEFIANCE — Logan Andonian, sr. OTTAWA-GLANDORF — Chase Schrieber, sr. KENTON — Trent Reichelderfer, sr.

PLAYERS OF THE YEAR: Don Goodes and Manny Vorhees, Wapakoneta.

COACH OF THE YEAR: Jason Brandt, Wapakoneta.


WAPAKONETA — Mitch Apple, sr.; Gage Schenk, sr. ELIDA — Noah Adcock, jr.; T.J. Whipple, jr. LIMA SHAWNEE — Logan Maxwell, fr. LIMA BATH — Hunter Iiames, sr. ST. MARYS — Austin Wilker, sr. DEFIANCE — Javen Newton, jr. CELINA — Parker Mauer, jr.


WAPAKONETA –Jett Makar, jr. OTTAWA-GLANDORF — Austin Horstman, sr. LIMA BATH — Lex Boedicker, fr. ST. MARYS — Henry Spencer, soph. KENTON — Shawn Conover, sr. DEFIANCE — Blayne Robinson, jr.; Brandon Shafer, jr. LIMA SHAWNEE — Jared Thomas, sr. ELIDA –Brayden Lybarger, fr.


LIMA BATH — Isiah Bolon, sr. DEFIANCE — Nick Rodriguez, sr. KENTON — Hunter Moore, sr. LIMA SHAWNEE — Kale Ebling, jr. CELINA — Bransen Miller, jr. ST. MARYS — Ty Howell, soph. VAN WERT — Jonathon Lee, sr. ELIDA –Jordan Davis, soph. OTTAWA-GLANDOR — Nathan Arrington, sr. WAPAKONETA — Wyatt Moyler, sr.

All-NWC softball

Spencerville swept the top awards as the Northwest Conference released its 2018 all-league softball teams.

Senior shortstop Kara May was named NWC Player of the Year. She finished the regular season with a batting average of .594 and owns virtually every offensive record at Spencerville.

Spencerville coach Jeff Johnston was named Coach of the Year after leading the Bearcats to a 7-1 league record and the school’s first league softball championship.

Bluffton’s Averey Rumer and Libby Schaadt, Ada’s Madisyn Gossard and Sydney Newland, and Columbus Grove’s Teyah Sautter were first-team selections.

Bluffton’s Katie Prater, Columbus Grove’s Danielle Bame and Ada’s Olivia Alexander were second-team picks.

First Team

Kara May, sr., Spencerville; Averey Rumer, jr., Bluffton; Madisyn Gossard, sr., Ada; Julie Mulholland, sr., Spencerville; Haylee Dominique, jr. Paulding; Sydney Newland, sr., Ada; Teyah Sautter, sr., Columbus Grove; Audrey Manz, sr., Paulding; Lexi Gregory, soph., Convoy Crestview; Libby Schaadt, soph., Bluffton; Riley Newland, sr., Allen East.

Player of the Year — Kara May, sr., Spencerville.

Coach of the Year — Jeff Johnson, Spencerville.

Second Team

Katie Prater, jr., Bluffton; Danielle Bame, jr. Columbus Grove; Alena Looser, sr., Lincolnview; Jenna Henline, sr., Spencerville; Lakin Basham, jr., Allen East; Jalynn Parrett, fr., Paulding; Kendra Johnston, sr., Spencerville; Olivia Alexander, sr., Ada; Codi Miller, jr., Convoy Crestview; Lakin Brant, jr., Lincolnview.

Honorable Mention

ADA — Kaiti Newland, sr. ALLEN EAST — Olivia Lawrence, jr.; Chloe Lawrence, sr.; Gracie Young, jr.; Sydney Miller, jr. COLUMBUS GROVE — Lauren Birkemeier, sr.; Tori Warnecke, sr. CONVOY CRESTVIEW — Caitlin O’Hagen, jr. DELPHOS JEFFERSON — Michelle Rode, jr.; Jayla Rostorfer, soph.; Audrey North, soph.; Ally Hasting, jr. LINCOLNVIEW — Destiny Coil, fr.; Morgan Miller, jr. PAULDING — Asia Arellano, jr. SPENCERVILLE — Bailey Swartz, sr.