Brown, Huffman move on to district

FOSTORIA – Calvert’s Maddy Brown tied for the third-best individual score and Hopewell-Loudon’s Jena Huffman overcame an early hiccup to earn district berths Tuesday at the Division II sectional tournament at Fostoria Country Club.

The top three teams and top three players not on those teams advanced to Monday’s district tournament at Sycamore Springs.

Brown fired an 85 to tie Van Buren’s Zoie Nieto, just two strokes off the medalist round turned in by Ottawa Hills’ Caroline Dayton and one stroke back of Van Buren’s Olivia Sexton.

Van Buren beat North Baltimore 358-400 for the team title, with Ottawa Hills shooting a 402 for third.

That gave Brown the best score among players whose teams did not qualify for the district.

Huffman also advanced by carding an 87.

Oak Harbor’s Jaclyn Wojciechowski shot an 89 for third and final individual district berth.

Calvert’s Kristan Bowers shot a 103, Clyde’s Brylee Oberdorf had a 109 and Old Fort’s Megan Zimmerman ended with a 112.

Bullion falls short

of advancing

GALION – Bellevue’s Abby Bullion finished two strokes shy of forcing a playoff for a district berth Tuesday at the Division II sectional tournament at Valley View.

The top three teams and top three players not on those teams advanced to Monday’s district tournament at Sycamore Springs.

Lexington’s Isabelle Jedra shot an 82, Sandusky Perkins’ Abby Singler had an 83 and Vermilion’s Cecelia Dillon carded a 91 to claim the three individual spots.

Bullion shot a 93 to help the Redmen tally a 403 and end seventh out of 17 teams.

Shelby edged Edison 344-346 for the championship, with Huron shooting a 367 for third.

Buckeye Central finished 12th (456) and Seneca East took 15th (514).

Claire Berry backed Bullion with a 101 for Bellevue, Laini Carlson had a 104 and Jenna Staley added a 105. Kennedy Miller (114) also played for the Redmen.

Buckeye Central got a 110 from Paige Shealy, 111 from Lexi Biglin, 113 from Tori Thimmes and 122 from Sara Stacklin. Willa Obringer (126) rounded out the Bucks.

Madison Gernhardstein carded a 117 to pace Seneca East, Alivia Lucius shot a 130, Moriah Love had a 133 and Courtney Heiser had a 134. Skylar Rotruck (157) also played for the Tigers.

Upper Sandusky did not field a full team. Hally Courtad shot a 117 for the Rams and Katie Connley had a 124.

Rams’ fast start

sinks Stockaders

OLD FORT – Upper Sandusky got the offense going early Tuesday as it raced out to a 6-1 lead against Old Fort. The Stockaders added three goals in the second half, but lost to the Rams 7-4.

In total, Cameron Brady netted four goals for the Rams (3-7-1, 2-2 North Central Ohio Soccer Association), while Eli Kinley added a pair and Seth Lortz scored the first of the match. Seth Lortz dished out three assists, Chris Omeonga added two and Jaidyn Thiel finished with one.

For Old Fort (0-7-1, 0-3), Eric Bell and David Kupka scored a pair of goals.

Old Fort had more shots (21-16) as Cole Bigelow made nine saves in net for the Stockaders, while Anson Hill made 17 for the Rams.

Hensel’s hat trick fuels Rams

UPPER SANDUSKY – Megan Hensel recorded her third career hat trick Tuesday as Upper Sandusky ran away from Toledo Christian 6-0.

Hensel scored all three of her goals in the first half as the Rams (8-2-1) led 4-0 heading into the break. Carey added the other goal in the first half, before Katelyn Hildebrand and Trudy Daughenbaugh scored goals in the second half to put the game away. Abigail Gerber, Audrey Boes, Grace Miller, Daughenbaugh and Carey had assists.

Carey set the Upper Sandusky school record for career assists with 29.

The Rams out-shot the Eagles 20-2 as Jori Schlievert made 14 saves in net for Toledo Christian (2-9-1), while Kate Ritchey stopped both shots she faced.