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July 22, 2019

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Weininger women’s track OAC athlete of the week

Senior jumps specialist Mallory Weininger (Upper Sandusky) has been named the final Ohio Athletic Conference Field Athlete of the Week in the 2019 season for women's outdoor track and field, the league office announced Monday afternoon.

On Saturday, Weininger claimed the high jump title at the 2019 AJ Cody Invitational held at Ohio Northern, helping guide the team to first place in the four-team field. The senior set a new outdoor career-best after clearing 1.60 meters (5' 3"). 

Bulldog netters sweep Bluffton

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - Host Ada handily defeated Bluffton 5-0 in a tennis match Tuesday evening.

The Bulldog netters improved to 10-4 with the win while the Pirates fell to 2-7 wth the defeat.

Ada won the three singles matches easily, losing just one of 37 games in the process.

Bulldog senior Cade Mullins beat Drew Wilson 6-0, 6-0 at first singles. Junior Isaac Spar took down Mack Burner 6-1, 6-0 at second singles, and sophomore Miranda Wills swept Jordan Siefer 6-0, 6-0 at third singles.

The Ada tandem of Morgan Swick and Dexter Woods swept to a two-set win at first doubles over Eden Nygaard and Grant Klinger by a 6-1, 6-4 count.

Several Bulldog firsts at Bluffton track tri-meet

By Cort Reynolds
BLUFFTON - The Ada track and field team competed at an unscored triangular meet at Bluffton with Ft. Jennings Tuesday.

Ada's Alex Morgan won the pole vault and 300 hurdle events to help pace the Bulldogs. Junior Phillip Gautier also took first in two events, the long jump and the high jump.

Other Ada event winners were Nora Dellifield (pole vault), Brenna Hissong (400), Anabel Alexander (1600), Keegan Hull (100), Miguel Jordan (800) and Garrett Rettig (discus).

The Bulldogs also won three relay events.
Ada individual 1st-place finishes:
Girls 1600 Meters:
Anabel Alexander 7:10

Ada 3rd boys at HN Invite; Five Bulldogs grab 1st's

By Cort Reynolds
The Ada boys track and field team finished a solid third as four Bulldog males won events at the annual eight-team Hardin Northern Invitational Monday.

The meet was originally scheduled to be held Saturday but was postponed two days due to cold, rainy weather.

Ada junior Phillip Gautier won the boys long jump event, while senior Miguel Jordan captured the 800 meters. Junior Michael Crouse came in first in the 400 meters, and junior Alex Morgan won the 300 intermediate hurdles race.

Lady Bulldog junior Nora Dellifield took first in the pole vault.

The Bulldog boys 4 x 400 relay quartet also won their event.

Bulldog boys shut out by 1st-place Panthers

By Cort Reynolds
The visiting Ada baseball team lost 5-0 at league-leading Paulding in Northwest Conference play Monday evening.

The Bulldogs fell to 8-8 and 1-4 in NWC play with the defeat. The Panthers improved to 10-5 and 6-0 in the NWC to stay in first place with the victory.       

The Panthers scored singles runs in the second, fifth and sixth innings. Paulding plated two runs in the third.

Austin Amburgey singled twice to provide half of the Bulldog hits. Brandon Hull and Daniel Mattson each added a single.

Dominique no-hits, slugs Paulding past Ada

By Cort Reynolds
The Ada softball team made the long trip to Paulding and did not get a hit in a five-inning 11-0 loss to the Lady Panthers in Northwest Conference action Monday.

Paulding hurler Haylee Dominique did not allow a hit or a walk to a Lady Bulldog. But she committed two of the team's three errors to cost her chance for a perfect game. She struck out six.

At the plate Dominique also stood out as she belted two home runs, drove in five runs and scored twice.

The contest was shortened to 4.5 innings by the 10-run rule.