Curtis Joppeck finished third overall as the Wildcats dominated the 24-team field on Saturday in Division III. The New London girls placed fourth, and Western Reserve was sixth in Div. III.
Norwalk’s girls tennis team inches closer to SBC Lake title; New London football falls to Wellington, and Norwalk’s girls soccer team fell to Ontario in Saturday’s prep action.
St. Paul-Calvert and Wellington-New London will finish on Saturday because of weather delays on Friday; South Central and Willard both fell in shortened games.
St. Paul swept South Central, while Willard and Bellevue volleyball picked up volleyball wins in SBC action on Thursday. The Norwalk, Edison and Willard tennis teams were also victorious.
Monroeville visits Margaretta, Willard entertains Seneca East and South Central heads to Keystone among the Week 3 area football games on Friday.
The Crimson Flashes (10-3, 7-0) topped the Chargers (9-3, 6-2) by a 3-2 score for a second time this season on Tuesday at Edison Park in Milan.
The Truckers edged previously unbeaten Perkins by a stroke (163-164) to force a tie atop the standings; Norwalk, Edison and Willard tennis all cruised to league wins on Monday.
The Wildcats were part of an impressive area performance on Saturday at the Tiffin Carnival, which included three Edison runners placing in the top 10 of their respective Div. II races.
The Truckers won the third and fourth doubles brackets, and were runners-up at first and second doubles to win the five-team, round robin tournament on Saturday. Host Willard placed third.
The Big Red ran 53 times for 310 yards and 5 TDs en route to an easy 46-12 victory over the visiting Crimson Flashes on Friday in Plymouth.
Western Reserve will make the trip to Castalia to take on the Polar Bears, while Willard visits Plymouth and Edison travels to Seneca East among the notable area Week 2 football games.
Norwalk boys golfers pick up another league win to set up a showdown vs. Perkins next week to also highlight the Thursday prep action around the area.
Plymouth assistant coach Jake Strayer and Willard head coach Kade Long faced each other in the Bellevue-Clyde rivalry in high school. Now, the longtime friends are in another neighborly rivalry as opposing coaches.
Norwalk tennis wins again, while the Trucker girls and Edison soccer teams also picked up a league wins among the local prep action on Wednesday.
Norwalk, Monroeville and Bellevue volleyball teams also picked up wins on Tuesday, as did the Norwalk, Edison and Willard girls tennis teams.