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Norwalk tennis dominates Sandusky for league win

By Norwalk Reflector Staff • Apr 15, 2019 at 9:21 PM

SANDUSKY — The Norwalk boys tennis team improved to 10-1 overall and 5-0 in the SBC Lake Division with Monday’s road sweep over the host Blue Streaks.

Austin Brown dropped just one game (6-0, 6-1) in his win at first singles, while Carson Colahan lost only two games (6-0, 6-2) at second singles. Third singles saw Andrew Mozina post a three-set win (4-6, 6-3, 10-7).

At first doubles for the Truckers, the team of Andrew Riley and Wyatt Brown, as well as the No. 2 team of Ben Traczek and Dylan Peaco each won by identical scores (6-0, 6-2).

Norwalk has league matches at Bellevue today and at home vs. Tiffin Columbian on Thursday.


Edison 3, SJCC 2

MILAN — The Chargers edged visiting St. Joseph Central Catholic on Monday to improve to 8-2 overall and 6-0 in the SBC Bay Division.

Winning for Edison included Nate Spence at third singles (6-3, 6-2) and both doubles teams. Carter Kramer and Kaleb Yoder won at first doubles (6-2, 6-0), as well as the No.2  tandem of Adam Frederick and Jacob Lombardi (6-0, 6-0).

Also for the Chargers, Lincoln Meredith lost a lengthy three-set match at first singles (6-4, 5-7, 10-8), while Brody Yost fell at second singles (6-0, 6-1).



New London boys first; girls second at Northwestern

WEST SALEM — The New London boys track and field team won the Husky Invitational on Saturday at Northwestern High School.

The Wildcats scored 169 points total to finish ahead of Smithville (142) and Ashland (102) in the eight-team field. The New London girls scored 121.5 points and finished second behind Smithville (160).

Jacob Allen again highlighted the event for New London. The pole vaulter broke his school record for a third straight week by clearing the bar at 14-feet-6 inches — also a new meet record by six inches. Allen also won the 200-meter dash for the ‘Cats in 24.36 seconds.

Also claiming first place for the boys included Austin Reed in the 400 (54.3) and three relay teams.

The 4x100 team of Mason Bess, Blake Dalton, Ben Crawshaw and Allen won in 47.16 seconds, while the 4x200 team of Bess, Parker Ruble, Jaden Keys and Allen took first in 1:37.

The 4x400 team of Reed, Mitchell Joppeck, Carson Coey and Curtis Joppeck also won in 3:39.

Clayton Landis was second in the discus throw (135-feet-3) and Cayden Hofheins was also second in the shot put (45-feet-9). The 4x800 team of Curtis Joppeck, Mitchell Joppeck, Reed and Coey clocked in at 8:35 — a new meet record, but second to the team from Ashland by one full second (8:34).

Adante Hodge was second in the 100 (12.16) and 200 (24.69), as was Dom Albaugh in the 3200 (10:44) and Curtis Joppeck in the 1600 (4:46).

Placing third for New London was Mike Dalton in the 110 hurdles (19.33); Bess in the 300 hurdles (45.76); Cole Kropka in the 3200 (10:45) and Mitchell Joppeck in the 800 (2:09).

In the girls races, the 4x800 distance team of Kaylin Williams, Abigail Good, Dana Gustely and Savannah Shaver won and set a new meet record in 10:13.

The 4x400 team of Gustely, Williams, Good and Shaver also won in 4:29, while Marissa Molnar won both the discus (111 feet) and shot put (34-feet-11).

Gustely won the long jump (14-feet-8), while Shaver won the 800 (2:28) and Gabrielle Osterland won the 3200 (12:43). Also taking first was Aubrianna Lugli in the 100 dash wheelchair event in 15.61.

Earning third for the New London girls included Williams in the 1600 (5:36), Good in the 400 (1:07), Esther Schmidt in the 3200 (13:19) and Zoey Mitchell in the pole vault (eight feet). Also placing third for the ‘Cats was the 4x200 relay team of Mitchell, Amyah Durham, Kaleigh Logan and Taylar Howell (2:00.11).

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