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SANDUSKY — Josh Mrozek (Kent State) knocked in Carson Garner (Murray State) with the winning run on a fielder’s choice in the top of ninth inning to give the Lima Locos a 4-3 Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League victory in the first of two Thursday games against Sandusky Bay.

The Locos trailed 3-0 after four innings in a game resumed after being halted due to rain Wednesday night.

Lima scored twice in the fifth inning and once in the seventh to tie the game.

Lima’s Brayden White (Toledo) had two hits, including a home run, and two RBI and Mrozek had a pair of RBI. Thursday’s second game ended after deadline. Lima’s home opener is scheduled for 7:05 tonight against Michigan. Check out a Locos special section in today’s edition of the Lima News.

The Locos then defeated the Ice Haulers 10-6. Garner had three hits, including a pair of doubles, and three RBI and teammate Cade Sadler (Kennesaw State) had three hits and three RBI.


Harmon has low

tourney score

LIMA — Lima’s Carson Harmon shot a 3-under-par 69 to win the boys 16-18 division and finish with the low total in Thursday’s Lima Junior Golf Association McDonald’s Junior Series Heartlight Pharmacy Open at Oaks Golf Club.

Botkins Ross Dietz was second with a 74.

Lima’s Bridget Mulcahy defeated Ottawa’s Kayla Nartker in a playoff to win the girls 16-18 title after each shot 72.

Payne’s Kyle Sutton was the boys 14-15 champ with a 77, two strokes lower than second place Connor Nartker from Ottawa.

In the nine-hole competition, Kalida’s Paul Stechschulte was the boys 12-13 winner with a 40, one stroke lower than runner-up Evan Altenburger. Elida’s Tobin Amspoker finished atop the leader board in the PeeWee 11 and younger competition with a 38. Fort Recovery’s Camden LeFevre was next with a 45. There was no girls 15 & younger competition.

The next LJGA tournament is Tuesday’s Reineke Ford Open at Colonial Golfers Club. Head to for more information.

ACME baseball

Delphos St. John’s 19,

Delphos Jefferson 2

DELPHOS — Austin Moenter had two hits and two RBI, Braylon Metzger had three hits and two RBI, Colin Feathers had three hits, including a pair of doubles, and three RBI, Aaron Moenter had a double and four RBI, Brayden Pohlman had two hits and three RBI and Brayden Conley had two hits, including a triple, and two RBI for St. John’s.

Coldwater 3, Celina 1

COLDWATER — Winning pitcher Justin Kaup did not permit an earned run or walk and allowed three hits while striking out four in seven innings. Celina’s Caleb Stephenson did not give up an earned run and allowed one hit and a single walk while striking out two in six innings.


All-academic OAC

ADA — Sixty-six Ohio Northern student/athletes were named Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference in the 10 spring sports for 2022.

The award winners must be a sophomore or higher in class standing, maintain varsity status and have a cumulative grade-point-average of at least 3.5. Those recognized for ONU included:

Men’s track and field/cross country: Patrick Baker, Christian Boozee, Jack Borden, Brooks Blakeley, Ian Ackenhausen, Zach DeBord, Gabe Hensley, Parkway graduate Kyle Roth, Jared Swartz, Ian Wallace, Brandon Wise.

Women’s track and field/cross country: Columbus Grove grad Taylor Ellerbrock, Tessa Pitcovich, Rue Whitmore, Elida grad Cienna Kuhn, Anna Schatzle, Oleysa Mertz, Olivia Ogg, Rosie Schroeder.

Softball: Abby Elliott, Rachel Hish, Hannah Rubel, Lauren Renner, Stacey Walters, Annika Murray, Wapakoneta grad Alex Daum, Marika Johnson.

Men’s lacrosse: Chris Cranston, Brian Dalidowicz, Riley O’Neal, Cole Zaferakis, Michael Duffy, Gus Mandel, Bennett Michel, Nate Strauf.

Women’s lacrosse: Kate Naugle, Emmily Moses, Amanda Wells, Taylor Hannam-Zatz, Sydney Kilgore, Gabby Monastra, Jocelyn Morelli.

Women’s golf: Olivia Galigher, Isabella Orofino, Jessica Tubbs, Meghan Utterdyke, Grace Honigford, Allison Rountree, Rylie Smith.

Men’s tennis: Ada grad Zach Beaschler, Andrew Cochran, Matt Garcia, Drew Swisher, Kavya Desai, Ada grad Isaac Spar.

Men’s golf: Andrew Lyon, Dylan Morris, Jeff Baker, Jacob Brooks, Garrett McCarthy.

Baseball: Derek Foe, Jacob Rust, Nate Webb. Tyler Tierno

Women’s tennis: Regan Landis, Lima Central Catholic grad Olivia Kesner.

Among those also receiving the honor were New Bremen grad Luke Vonderharr (baseball) for Baldwin Wallace, Elida grad Noah Paris (men’s track and field), Ada grad Madisyn Gossard (softball), Spencerville grad Sydney Shaffer (women’s lacrosse) and Columbus Grove grad Leanndra Price (women’s track and field) for Heidelberg, Crestview grad Ragen Harting (women’s track and field) for Otterbein and St. Marys grad Noah Tobin (men’s track and field) for Wilmington and Parkway grad Haley Hawk (softball) for Muskingum.

Reach The Lima News sports department at 567-242-0451.

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