The Wapakoneta Redskins trotted out to a 14-0 lead after their first two offensive series and held on to gain a 14-6 advantage over the Minster Wildcats in three quarters of varsity football action in a scrimmage Friday at Harmon Field.
Wapak varsity coach Doug Frye gave an evaluation of his team through Friday night.
“Right now, we are the Tarzan and Jane of football,” Frye said. “A week ago, our offense was a little ahead of our defense. Our defense played a little better than our offense tonight.
WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield-Goshen got in its last tuneup for the 2013 high school football season with a scrimmage against Cory-Rawson on Friday, and varsity coach Doug Foley gave his team an overall favorable grade as the official season begins next Friday against Delphos Jefferson.
The scrimmage came a week after a less than favorable performance in a scrimmage against Indian Lake last weekend.
The Wapakoneta Redskins learned Thursday that a good finish requires a good start.
The Redskins improved on their serve-receive from their first match Tuesday in order to post a 3-0 win Thursday over the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers in a non-league varsity volleyball match in Waynesfield, with scores of 25-16, 25-15 and 25-21.
The win was Wapak’s first of the season after a 3-0 loss to Bellefontaine on Tuesday.
The Wapakoneta Redskins recorded another close win Thursday in their 172-176 victory over the Elida Bulldogs in a Western Buckeye League varsity boys golf match at the Wapakoneta Country Club. Wapak edged Greenville, 172-174, on Tuesday.
Elida was winning Thursday’s match by four strokes until Wapak’s No. 5 player, Alex Gossard, turned in a 44, to give the Redskins a four-stroke win.
Wapakoneta senior Bobby Crow was the match medalist Thursday with a 39.
The Botkins Trojans took their first loss of the season Thursday in a 169-187 defeat against the Russia Raiders in a Shelby County Athletic League varsity boys golf match at Stillwater Valley Golf Club in Versailles.
Only one Botkins score would have placed in Russia’s top four Thursday, as Alex Roberts’ 47 led the Trojans on Thursday.