Findlay’s Jennie Longo (right) heads the ball back into play over Springfield’s Leah Swiller during Saturday afternoon’s match at Findlay. (Photo by Kent Tarbox)

Emma Heidelbaugh scored two goals and assisted on two others as the Findlay High girls soccer team blanked Springfield 6-0 Saturday in the opening nonconference match of the season at Elmer Graham Stadium.

The Trojans, who held a 12-1 advantage in shots on goal, built a 2-0 first-half lead on goals by Madison Berry and Libby Fetterman. Heidelbaugh had her first assist on Berry’s goal and Jordan Tracy aided Fetterman’s score.

In the second half, Heidelbaugh posted her two tallies with Ellie Zawisza and Kaelyn Couch adding solo goals. Haleigh Heckaman, Heidelbaugh and Berry had the assists.

Berry’s all-around performance included two steals and four intercepts. Alivia Benjamin and Colette Seager (one intercept) each had three steals and Heckaman had three intercepts.

Celia Johnson was credited with a goalie save for Findlay.

Girls tennis 4th

NORWALK — Findlay High School’s Kelsey and Ashley Coleman earned a team-best third-place finish at No. 1 doubles to lead the Trojans at the Norwalk Doubles Invitational on Saturday.

The Trojans totaled 37 points in the team standings and finished tied for fourth overall with Bellevue. Host Norwalk topped Willard 100-90 for a second straight team title.

The Colemans defeated Bellevue’s Leighann Motley and Sage Garcia 6-1, 6-4 in the first round, fell to Ashland’s Korinne Harris and Audra McBride 6-1, 6-1 and, lastly, rebounded to beat Willard’s Whitney Robinson and Addy Paxton 1-2 (default) in the consolation finals.

In the No. 3 tournament, Katie Short and Miyu Uchiyama took fourth place for the Trojans.

They defeated Edison’s Emily Moore and Alli Vogus 6-2, 6-3 in their opener but dropped their next two matches to Willard’s Natalie Van Zoest 7-6 (4), 4-6, 10-7 and Ashland’s Chloe Watson and Maddie Moore 8-2.

Both of Findlay’s other teams tied for fifth place.

At No. 2 doubles, the Trojans’ Megan Earhart and Mollie Quaid fell to Shelby’s Anna Vogt and Maddie Sharrock 6-3 7-6 (4) before topping Edison’s Kaylee Ries and Torri Keyser 8-7 (5).

Sydney Swisher and Libby Lamaster fell to Norwalk’s Kennedy Friend and Erin Bleile 6-2, 7-6 (1) but topped Shelby’s Olivia Fordyce and Addie Meyer 8-5 to take fifth at No. 4 doubles.


1, Norwalk 100. 2, Ashland 90. 3, Willard 42. 4, Findlay & Bellevue 37. 6, Edison 32. 7, Shelby 10. 8, Amherst 0.

Trojans girls golf 6th

CLYDE — Findlay High’s Cate Rummel and Sydney Eynon shot a 97 and a 98, respectively, to lead the Trojans to a sixth-place finish at the Clyde Girls Fall Classic on Saturday at Green Hills Golf Course.

The Trojans finished with a 419 on the day as Rocky River Magnificat won the team title 351-371 over Bellevue.

Also scoring for the Trojans were Cameron Heiserman (108) and Libby Homan (116). Abby Powell (127) also competed for Findlay.

Lexington’s Amanda Ruminski won medalist honors with a 72.


1, Rocky River Magnificat 351. 2, Bellevue 371. 3, Lexington 380. 4, Clyde 394. 5, Otsego 399. 6, Findlay 419. 7, Norwalk St. Paul 425. 8, Port Clinton 448. 9, Lake 495.