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October 18, 2019

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3 Ada boys, 3 girls all-NWC soccer first team picks

And, 1 Bulldog volleyball player repeats first team all-NWC

This story covers Ada HS boys' and girls' soccer and Ada volleyball all-NWC selections -
By Cort Reynolds
DELPHOS - Three Ada boys were named to the All-Northwest Conference soccer first team as voted by the league coaches recently in Delphos.

Bulldog seniors Isaac Spar and Skylar Williams, as well as junior leading scorer Jacob Poling, were all named first team all-league.

Bulldog senior Nicholas Kamatali was voted second team all-league.

Ada senior Wyatt Rettig and freshman keeper Grant Preston wwere each named honorable mention All-NWC.

ONU women 2nd at 8-team golf invitational

The Ohio Northern women's golf team wrapped up its fall schedule with a second place finish at the Lourdes Gray Wolf Invitational on Monday at the Sylvania Country Club.

The Polar Bears (22-10 overall) finished with a 352 on the par-72, 5804-yard course.

Denison won the team title with a 328, Northwestern Ohio was third with 369 and Lourdes was fourth with a 372.

Junior Lydia Cranmer (Farmington Hills, Mich./Ladywood) was fifth out of 46 golfers with an 11-over par 83.

Elementary boys' basketball sign-ups underway

Clinics, leagues and games, and travel tournaments

­Boys’ youth basketball sign-ups start soon for Ada third through sixth graders. Here are all the details:

Elementary basketball has three phases:
• clinics
• leagues and games
• travel tournaments

Clinics are Saturday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to noon beginning Nov. 30. Clinics are Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec 14 and Dec. 21.

League games begin in January and continue on Saturdays through the end of February. Schedules will be released later.

Travel tournaments has each team guaranteed two tournaments in March. These two-day tourneys include multiple games each day.

USV midgets playoff bound

In midget football action at DeGraff on Sunday, Upper Scioto Valley defeated Riverside 13 - 6. Shown is USV defensive end Richard Moed tackling Riverside's ball carrier. USV now moves on to the playoffs. (Ken Collins photo)

Ada girl kickers eliminated by Cougars

By Cort Reynolds
ASHLAND - The Ada girls soccer team ended its season with an 8-1 loss at powerhouse Ashland Crestview in Div. III sectional first round play Tuesday evening.

The defeat finished the Lady Bulldog season with a record of 3-13-1. Second-seeded AC improved to 15-1-1 with the victory.

The favored Lady Cougars advance to the sectional final round, where they will host 11th seed Willard Thursday, Oct. 17.

The 10th-seeded Bulldogs were able to hold potent AC scoreless for the first 20 minutes before the Cougars broke loose to build a 3-0 lead.

Lady Bulldog spikers knocked off by Arlington in sectionals

By Cort Reynolds
ARLINGTON - Visiting Ada won the first game but lost to Arlington in a close four-set Div. IV first round volleyball sectional battle Tuesday night.

The Lady Bulldogs end their season with a 10-13 record after the tough 23-25, 25-22, 25-23, 26-24 defeat. Arlington improved to 10-13 with the win.

Junior Megan Light had a fine all-around match to lead Ada. She knocked down 20 kills, came up with 16 digs, had a season-high 11 blocks and served two aces.

Junior Miranda Wills hit nine kills, hustled up 18 digs and dealt a pair of aces.