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February 13th, 2015
Two Wapakoneta High School seniors announced Friday morning their intentions to continue their education and play football in college.
Defensive end Thomas Schoenlein will attend the University of Findlay.
Offensive lineman Blake Pfenning will be a preferred walk-on at The Ohio State University.
For a story of each of these two student-athletes, see the Saturday, Feb. 14 edition of The Wapakoneta Daily News.
Wapakoneta 65, St. Marys 35, final
ST. MARYS — Wapakoneta shot 22 of 42 from the field, while St. Marys was just 10 of 56 (18 percent) from the field in a Western Buckeye League matchup.
Carly Buzzard had 12 points to lead Wapakoneta (15-5, 6-2 WBL). Maddi Stiles added 11 points in her first game back after sitting out Tuesday in a loss to Coldwater.
Coldwater 49, Wapakoneta 42, final
WAPAKONETA — Trailing by six, 25-19, at halftime, the Redskins managed to tie the game at 32-32 entering the fourth quarter, but Coldwater scored 17 in the fourth quarter to land the seven-point win.
Sarah Kanney had 14 points to lead Coldwater (11-8). Riley Culver scored 11 to pace Wapakoneta (14-5).
Waynesfield-Goshen 61, Cory-Rawson 54, final
Western Buckeye League Tournament
1. Defiance 225; 2. Wapakoneta 189.5
OTTAWA — The Redskins attempt to take down Defiance for the league title came up short.
Wapakoneta had eight wrestlers reach the finals, with three of them — Tyler Copeland, Dallas Ambos and Landon Hall — winning their weight class. Ten of the 12 wrestlers the Redskins came to the tournament with placed in the top four.
Ottawa-Glandorf 63, Wapakoneta 52, final
OTTAWA — The Titans sustained a nine-point lead they had at halftime and held off the Redskins when they cut their deficit to five points, 50-45, inside 4 minutes left in the Western Buckeye League game.
Noah Bramlage paced Ottawa-Glandorf (11-5, 4-2 WBL) with 17 points. Adam Henderson led Wapakoneta (9-9, 2-4 WBL) with 15.
Botkins 52, Fairlawn 43, final
Ottawa-Glandorf 52, Wapakoneta 37, final
In a meeting between two teams with one league loss, the visiting Ottawa-Glandorf Titans surged in the second half with a 12-0 run after a 20-19 contest late in the first half.
The Titans (17-2, 6-1 WBL) led by 22 points in the second half against the host Redskins (14-4, 5-2 WBL), which snapped a five-game winning streak Thursday.
Waynesfield-Goshen 39, Ridgemont 17, final
OHSAA State Dual Team Tournament
Division II, Region 16 semifinal
Wapakoneta 45, Indian Lake 30
Division II, Region 16 final
Graham 68, Wapakoneta 9
ST. PARIS — The Redskins competed with voids in the three heaviest weight classes Wednesday in the second week of the OHSAA state dual team tournament.
Wapakoneta 50, Elida 24, final
Defiance 35, Wapakoneta 33, final
In the final league dual match of the season, in a meeting between two 8-0 teams, Defiance prevailed Tuesday at Wapakoneta High School.
The two teams will compete again Saturday in the Western Buckeye League championships in Defiance.
Wapakoneta 69, Sidney 67, final, double overtime
Waynesfield-Goshen senior Brandon Bly will sign a National Letter of Intent to play at Ashland University on Wednesday, which is National Signing Day for high school recruits looking to play at an NCAA school.
Bly participated in the Blue-Grey All-American Game last month in Tampa, Fla.
For a story covering Bly's signing, see the Thursday, Feb. 5 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Monday, Feb. 2
Wapakoneta 52, Bellefontaine 34
BELLEFONTAINE — Megan Watt tied a school record with seven made 3-pointers Monday in a non-league win over Bellefontaine.
Watt had 21 points for the game from the seven 3s. Carly Buzzard added 12 points for Wapakoneta.
For a game recap, see the Tuesday, Feb. 3 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.