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September 23, 2019
 

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Lady Bulldog kickers tie Knights

Katie Butterfield scored first on a cross from Timber Blankenship

By Cort Reynolds|
CONVOY - The visiting Ada girls soccer team tied Northwest Conference foe Crestview 1-1 Tuesday evening.

The deadlock ran the Lady Bulldog record to 2-5-1 overall and 1-2-1 in the NWC. Crestview is 5-1-1 and 2-1-1 in the NWC after the tie.

Bulldog Katie Butterfield scored first on a cross from Timber Blankenship at the 15-minute mark.

Crestview tied it up 1-1 on a blooper that dropped in over the Ada keeper's head with 10 minutes left in the first half. Neither team scored over the last 50 minutes, even though Ada came close several times.

Ada spikers downed by Grove in NWC opener

Junior middle Megan Light topped the Bulldogs with eight kills and 17 digs

By Cort Reynolds
COLUMBUS GROVE - The visiting Ada volleyball team lost in straight sets at Columbus Grove in the Northwest Conference opener Tuesday evening.

The purple and gold fell to 4-5 overall and 0-1 in the NWC with the 25-21, 25-23, 25-15 defeat. Defending league co-champion Grove improved to 4-2 and 1-0 in the NWC with the win.

Junior middle Megan Light topped the Bulldogs with eight kills and 17 digs.

Junior Miranda Wills hit for six kills and hustled up a dozen digs to go with four aces.

Senior libero Kendal Guagenti came up with 17 digs. Sophomore setter Kirsten Poling passed out 13 assists and hit for three kills.

Here's ONU's sports update

Here’s an update on Ohio Northern University sports with the week ending Sept. 7.

Women’s tennis
The Ohio Northern women's tennis team competed at the non-scoring Oberlin Invitational Friday-Sunday at Hunsinger Courts.

Senior Katie Curry (Oxford/Talawanda) was one of five Polar Bears to post a 3-3 record in the event.

She joined sophomores Olivia Schrager (Dayton/Miami Valley) and Abigail Staskiewicz (Mars, Pa./Oakland Catholic) and freshmen Regan Landis (Elkhart, Ind./Central) and Florine Sanchez (West Chester/Lakota West) with 3-3 records.

All five players went 2-1 in singles and 1-2 in doubles.

Ada golfers set season bests in NWC tri-match

Senior Alex Morgan (43), junior Brevin Sizemore (43), sophomore Dexter Woods (50) and sophomore Kamron Wilkerson (50) all posted personal-best, nine-hole scores

By Cort Reynolds
DEFIANCE - With a season-low score and several personal-bests, the Ada golf team finished a strong third in a three-team Northwest Conference match Monday at Defiance.

Delphos Jefferson won with 170 strokes, followed by host Paulding (176) and Ada (186).

The 186 total was a season-best team score for the Bulldog linksters.

Senior Alex Morgan (43), junior Brevin Sizemore (43), sophomore Dexter Woods (50) and sophomore Kamron Wilkerson (50) all posted personal-best, nine-hole scores as the four Ada scorers.

Bulldog senior Ethan Hull shot a 56, and junior Jacob Morgan added a score of 69.

Girls' soccer: Lady Bulldog kickers lose to Upper Sandusky

Sidney Gossard made 15 saves in goal for the Bulldogs

By Cort Reynolds
UPPER SANDUSKY - The visiting Ada girls soccer team lost to Upper Sandusky 3-0 Monday evening.

The loss dropped the Lady Bulldog record to 2-5 this season.

"The game was played fairly even, but they were able to capitalize on through balls," said Ada head coach Doug Poling.

Upper Sandusky took the lead midway through the first half on a  breakaway goal. Another Ram goal just before halftime extended their lead to 2-0 at intermission.

US tallied the third goal early in the second half, and the game remained scoreless the rest of the way.

Boys' soccer: Ada boys blank Rams for 5th win in row

Freshman Grant Preston made 17 saves in goal for the Bulldogs

By Cort Reynolds
UPPER SANDUSKY - The visiting Ada boys soccer team shut out Upper Sandusky 2-0 Monday evening.

The Bulldogs improved to 5-2-1 with their fifth consecutive victory. Ada has outscored its opponents 21-4 during the win streak.

Junior scoring ace Jaob Poling netted both Bulldog goals. Senior Issac Spar and Wyatt Rettig each passed out one assist.

Freshman Grant Preston made 17 saves in goal for the Bulldogs.

Ada visits New Knoxville Sept. 17.

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