PREP ROUNDUP: 'Cats edge short-handed 'Skins
The Minster Wildcats posted a 180-206 win over the Wapakoneta Redskins in a varsity girls golf match Tuesday at the Wapakoneta Country Club.
Wapak sent out just four players as No. 2 golfer Shelby Kohler missed her second-straight match with an illness.
Courtney Knippen and Hannah Smith both carded 47’s to lead the Redskins. It was a personal-best round for Smith.
“Even though we did not come out with a win tonight the ladies played much more in control of their games,” Wapak coach Dawn West said. “It was a nice comeback from last night’s match. ...
[Hannah] really stayed focused through out the entire match along with a great attitude. Hopefully this a constant score from her that we can count each time we are out.”
Medalist was Minster’s Margo Slonkosky with a 42.
For Wapak, Bryly Beaman and Zoe Rayburn each turned in a 56.
Perry tops W-G
LIMA — The Perry Commodores defeated the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers 195-218 on Tuesday.
Justus Ball led W-G with a 47, followed by Garrett Hauenstein (48), Eric Shaner (54) and Ryan Agnew (69).
Perry’s Brey Buetner was medalist with a 40.
Newton 2, Botkins 1
BOTKINS — Newton took a 2-0 lead and never looked back on Tuesday night.
Newton scored on a direct kick at 25:50 into the first half and added a Halee Mollette goal 21:45 into the second.
Botkins got within one on a Chris Johnson penalty kick 30:30 into the second half but couldn’t muster anymore offense.
Newton had six shots on goal and six goalie saves.
Botkins had six shots on goal. Keeper Jennifer Rupersburg had four saves.