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Norwalk golfers third at host Jim Denos Invitational

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Sep 15, 2019 at 8:00 AM

NORWALK — The Norwalk boys golf team placed third out of 15 teams at its host Jim Denos Memorial Invitational on Saturday at Eagle Creek Golf Course.

Seneca East shot a 314 to win the event, two strokes better than Galion (316). Norwalk finished with a 323 for third place.

Seneca East’s Jake Forehand and Galion’s Matt McMullen were medalists of the tournament, as both shot 74s.

For the Truckers, Zach Crane and Justin Sommers both shot an 80 — the ninth best individual score among all the teams on Saturday. Carter Kluding fired an 81, while Kyle Smith had an 82 and Gavin Koelsch an 85.

Willard shot a 375 as a team, led by Ian Brown with an 84 and Trey Mock with an 86. Also scoring for the Crimson Flashes was Micah Dawson (102), Bryce Dials (103) and Dylan Thompson (110).

Edison shot a 399, with Noah Pulaski leading the way with a 93, while Aden Hall had a 99. Also for the Chargers, Connor Betts shot a 103, followed by Matthew Pounds (104) and Sean Rhodes (112).

The Norwalk junior varsity golfers participated and shot a 365, paced by 87s from both Caleb Sommers and Ian Minor. Isaac School added a 91, followed by Andrew Epperley (100) and Brayson Mason (112).


St. Paul competes in Fremont

FREMONT — The St. Paul boys golfers shot a 425 on Saturday at the St. Joseph Central Catholic Streak Invite held at the Fremont Country Club.

Jackson Cook shot a 45-41—97 to pace the Flyers, followed by Logan Amato with a 49-56—105. David Swope (56-55—111) and Luke Meyer (54-58—112) rounded out the St. Paul scoring.



Wellington 39, New London 7

NEW LONDON — The Wildcats fell to 0-3 after they were outscored 21-0 in the second half of a non-conference game against the Dukes on Saturday at Recreation Park.

Play was suspended because of lightning on Friday with the Dukes leading 18-7 at halftime.

New London’s lone touchdown came in the second quarter when quarterback Payton Wilson connected with Jacob Allen for a 48-yard touchdown pass. Wilson then added the extra point, which cut the deficit to 18-7.

But the Dukes (1-2) scored twice in the third quarter and once in the fourth quarter to pull away.

Wilson was 8-of-23 passing for 105 yards to pace the ‘Cats, with Allen catching four passes for 78 yards. Blake Dalton added a 21-yard catch, and Kenyon Cathey paced the defense with 7.5 tackles.

New London entertains Western Reserve (2-1) on Friday in the Firelands Conference opener.


Wellington 6 12 14 7 — 39

N. London  0  7 . 0 0 — 7


WEL — Mason McClellan 4 pass from Ben Higgins (pass failed)

WEL — Higgins 14 run (kick failed)

WEL — Luke McClellan 2 run (kick failed)

NL — Jacob Allen 48 pass from Payton Wilson (Wilson kick)

WEL — Mason McClellan 4 run (Grace Dudziak kick)

WEL — Mason McClellan 17 pass from Higgins (Dudziak kick)

WEL — Jon Brasee 33 pass from Higgins (Dudziak kick)



Norwalk 5, Columbian 0

TIFFIN — The Truckers niched closer to the SBC Lake Division title with Saturday’s rescheduled sweep over the host Tornadoes.

At first singles, Gabby Horowitz beat Casey Knutson (6-0, 6-2) at first singles, and Alexa Moore topped Allyson Riley at second singles (6-1, 6-1). At third singles, Emma Trost defeated Jaidyn Borer (6-0, 6-2).

Megan and Mara Berry teamed up at first doubles and beat Erin Musil and Linzi Boos (6-1, 6-1). Second doubles saw Lauren Metcalf and Erin Bleile win over Morgan Armory and Sammy Kimmet (6-1, 6-2).

Norwalk (16-2, 9-0) will host Clyde on Monday and visit Perkins on Tuesday — then return to Perkins on Thursday for the SBC Lake tournament.



Ontario 6, Norwalk 0

NORWALK — The Truckers fell to 7-2 with Saturday’s non-conference loss to the visiting Warriors (4-1-2).

Norwalk is back in action at 7 p.m. Monday when it entertains Sandusky while looking to extend its SBC Lake Division winning streak to 21 matches.

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