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April 19, 2019

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Polar Bears have success at Muskingham Invite

Men’s and women’s results’ below

Junior Andrew Shelton (Williamsville, N.Y./South), sophomore Travis Sutter (Fort Recovery), and the 4x400-meter relay squad each claimed event titles Saturday at McConagha Stadium, leading the Ohio Northern men's track and field program to a runner-up finish at the Muskingum Invitational in New Concord.

Bulldog netters defeat tough Indians

Ada plays Ottawa-Glandorf on Friday

By Cort Reynolds
LIMA SHAWNEE - Visiting Ada won its first match of the tennis season 3-2 at defending Western Buckeye League co-champion Shawnee Tuesday.

The Bulldogs improved to 1-1 after the big win, while Shawnee fell to 0-1 with the loss.

Ada won all three singles matches in straight sets to prevail.

Bulldog senior Cade Mullins dropped just one game at first singles to improve to 2-0.

Junior Isaac Spar lost only two games in winning at second singles and also improved to 2-0.  

Ada sophomore Miranda Wills evened her record at 1-1 by winning 12 of 13 games at third singles.    

Lacrosse opens AOC schedule with record-setting win

The Ohio Northern men's lacrosse team opened the Ohio Athletic Conference portion of its 2019 schedule with a record-setting performance in a 26-2 victory over Wilmington on Saturday afternoon at Dial-Roberson Stadium.

The Polar Bears (7-1 overall, 1-0 OAC) set school records with their 26 goals and the 24-goal margin of victory, surpassing the previous records set in a 25-3 win in the 2018 season opener against Calvin (Mich.)

Softball: Arcadia two-out comeback in 7th overcomes Ada girls

By Cort Reynolds
ARCADIA - Improbably, host Arcadia scored three two-out runs on back-to-back home runs in its final at bat to edge the Ada softball team 7-6 in a seesaw battle Tuesday evening.  

The purple and gold dropped to 1-1 this season with the difficult defeat, while the Lady Redskins improved to 1-1 with the win.

Ada led 1-0 early but trailed 4-3 heading to the final inning. The Lady Bulldogs plated three runs in the top of the seventh to regain a 6-4 lead.

But Redskin Breana Reinhart hammered a two-run home run with two out to it up, 6-6.

Lady Bulldog tracksters win Indian Lake tri

By Cort Reynolds
INDIAN LAKE - The Ada girls track team won a triangular meet at Indian Lake with USV Tuesday evening, while the Bulldog boys came in second.

The Ada girls scored 80.75 points to win, followed by IL (68.25) and USV (5). The Lakers won the boys meet by scoring 98 points, with Ada in second (61), followed by USV (15).

Alex Morgan won two hurdle events to pace the Ada boys. Brenna Hissong also took first in two events for the Lady Bulldogs.    

Top Ada girls finishes:
Girls 100 meters:
2nd, Tabitha Tidd 15.5

Girls 200:
1st, Tabitha Tidd 33.16
4th, Brook Phillips 36.87

Baseball: Bulldog nine falls at Arcadia

By Cort Reynolds
ARCADIA - The host Arcadia baseball team scored in every inning except the second to defeat Ada 12-2 Tuesday evening.

Ada fell to 2-2 with the non-league loss.

The Redskins jumped ahead with two runs in the bottom of the first frame. Arcadia extended the margin to 6-0 with four runs in the third.

The hosts led 9-0 going to the sixth when Ada plated its two runs. But Arcadia responded with three runs in the home half of the sixth to end it via the 10-run rule.

Bulldog sophomore leadoff hitter Zac Swaney collected two hits and scored a run. Senior Austin Amburgey singled, scored a run and drove in a run.