FINDLAY — Perrysburg freshman Penelope Giammarco won a Division I sectional singles championship Saturday.
Giammarco heads up a Perrysburg team that will send all three singles players and both doubles teams to the district tournament at Port Clinton High School Oct. 12 and Oct. 15.
Giammarco defeated Toledo Waite junior Arianna Dunnagan, 6-1, 6-0 and Findlay senior Tabitha Cap 6-2, 6-2, to advance to the final four.
There, Giammarco took on two of her teammates, as Perrysburg players took the top three spots.
Giammarco defeated sophomore Emerson Metzger 6-1, 6-1 in the semifinals, and junior Allison Barry 6-4, 6-1 in the championship. Barry finished as runner-up.
Barry got to the championship by defeating Wapakoneta senior Emma Kiefer 6-0, 6-0, Lima Senior senior Cadence Richard 6-0, 6-0 and Findlay junior Katy Rubiola 6-0, 6-4.
Metzger defeated Wapakoneta junior Brooke Minnig 6-1, 6-2 and Findlay junior Jocelyn Barbarree 6-0, 6-0 to reach the semifinals. In the consolation final, Metzger downed Rubiola 6-0, 6-0 to place third.
In addition, the Perrysburg doubles team of junior Brianna Dunham and freshman Madi Watkins won a sectional championship.
The top-seeded Perrysburg duo received a first-round bye, and then defeated Toledo Bowsher seniors Mikayla Hamilton and Lellanie Allen 6-0, 6-0, to reach the semifinals.
In the semis, Dunham-Watkins defeated Findlay senior Lily Korecky and sophomore Caitlin England 6-2, 6-0, and in the championship the Yellow Jackets defeated Findlay seniors Mia Kennard and Ava Roach 6-3, 6-4.
The Perrysburg team of junior Sophia Lanno and sophomore Autumn Wittenmyer finished third, opening with a bye, then defeating Bowsher seniors Jilliane Fogle and Karmalita Rogers, 6-1, 6-0.
In the semifinals, Lanno-Wittenmyer lost to Kennard-Roach 7-5, 6-1, but defeated Korecky-England, 7-5, 6-3 in the consolation final.
In the second Findlay sectional, Bowling Green junior Libby Barnett finished fourth and she will be the lone Bobcat to advance to the district tournament.
Barnett opened with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Sylvania Northview senior Megan Genide and then defeated Springfield sophomore Olivia Kleshinski, 6-0, 6-1 to reach the final four.
In the semifinals, Barnett fell to Anthony Wayne freshman Mara Boyd, 6-0, 6-2, and the BG player lost in the consolation final to AW sophomore Emily Szul, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4.
BG freshman Julia Barnett defeated Springfield junior Jenna Schaad 6-0, 6-0, but the BG second singles player lost in the second round to Szul, 6-1, 6-2.
BG freshman Sarah Mathey was eliminted in the first round by Boyd, 6-0, 6-0. AW senior and defending state runner-up Lilly Black, an AW senior, won the sectional title, winning every match 6-0, 6-0.
In doubles, BG seniors Audrey Geyman and Hannah Mathey were seeded fourth, drawing a first-round bye, but they fell in the second round to AW seniors Mia Rettig and Hailey Brass, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.
BG senior Audrey Nester and junior Audra Hammer won their first-round match, defeating Springfield senior Catherine Valore and sophomore Emily Cox 6-1, 6-0, but were eliminated in the second round by AW seniors Ally Roberts and Alyssa Baburek 6-1, 6-0.
Perrysburg 4, Sydney 0
PERRYSBURG — In a battle of Yellow Jackets, Perrysburg freshman Camille Francis scored twice as her team defeated Sydney, 4-0, in non-league girls soccer Saturday at Steinecker Stadium.
Perrysburg freshman Emma Ogdahl and sophomore G Langendork had one goal and one assist apiece, and junior Avery Zeisloft had an assist.
Perrysburg stays unbeaten at 11-0-5 while Sydney falls to 9-3-2.
Otsego 3, Swanton 2
TONTOGANY — Travis Merrill scored twice and Markel Aranbarri added one goal as Otsego defeated visiting Swanton, 3-2, in non-league boys soccer Saturday.
Otsego is 9-6 while Swanton is 6-9-1.