Ada’s Nicholas Kamatali (left) gets tripped up as Upper Sandusky’s Austin Andrews (right) slides to try to get the ball during Monday’s North Central Ohio Soccer Association match at Upper Sandusky. Ada picked up a 2-0 win. (Photo by Michael Burwell)

UPPER SANDUSKY — Jacob Poling scored twice Monday as Ada defeated Upper Sandusky 2-0 in a North Central Ohio Soccer Association boys game.

Isaac Spar and Wyatt Rettig had assists for Ada (5-2-1, 1-0 NCOSA). Grant Preston had 17 saves.

Upper Sandusky fell to 1-5-1, 0-2 NCOSA.

Girls soccer



ARCHBOLD — It was definitely a rematch.

It might have also been a preview.

Only time will tell.

Liberty-Benton and Archbold, who have squared off in the Division III girls soccer regional finals the past two seasons, met up again on Monday in a battle of unbeaten state powers. While the schools traded 1-0 tournament wins — L-B winning the 2017 regional final, and Archbold taking last year’s matchup by that same 1-0 score — defense dominated Monday as the teams fought to a 0-0 draw.

Liberty-Benton, ranked No. 9 among Ohio’s Division III teams, remained unbeaten at 5-0-1. Archbold is undefeated as well at 5-0-2.

Liberty-Benton had a 13-5 advantage in shots on goal. Archbold’s Reagan Kohler stopped all 13 shots, though, while L-B keeper Allie Hiegel did the same on Archbold’s five attempts.



VAN BUREN — Hannah Missler scored a goal in each half on Monday as the Black Knights knocked off Continental 4-1 in nonleague girls soccer action.

Belle Miller and Breanna Tabler also scored for Van Buren (3-2-1), which had a 9-5 advantage in shots on goal. Mady Parker and Alyssa Potteiger both had two assists, while Zoe Horne and Miller also had one.

Jewelya Hutchison stopped three shots and Sydney Sherick had one save in goal for the Black Knights.

Alex Hoeffel scored the lone goal for Continental (5-2). Alli Scott had four saves in goal.



UPPER SANDUSKY — Anna Gerber scored two goals and added an assist Monday to lead Upper Sandusky to a 3-0 victory over Ada in a North Central Ohio Soccer Association girls game.

Hannah Windau also scored for Upper Sandusky (4-4, 1-1 NCOSA). Riley Messersmith and Mia Norris had assists, and Cortni Brown made 10 saves for the shutout.

Sidney Gossard had two saves for Ada (2-5, 0-1 NCOSA).



BOTKINS — Six Falcons scored Monday as Riverdale blasted Botkins 6-0 in a nonconference girls soccer game.

Stella Phillips, Payton Rodriguez, Alesha Martin, Haley Frey, Hanna Breidenbach and Callie Sudlow had goals for Riverdale (4-3). Frey, Paige Rothlisberger, Liviya Benjamin and Lexi Miller had assists, and Abby Mollet made two saves in recording the shutout.

Emma Pax had 21 saves for Botkins (1-6).