Prep Roundup: Perrysburg has 10 first team swimmers, divers


Perrysburg got seven boys swimmers and divers and three girls swimmers on the All-Northern Lakes League first team. Some competitors were named for more than one event.

The Perrysburg boys won the NLL meet with 303 points, followed by Napoleon (235), Anthony Wayne (224), Sylvania Northview (199), Bowling Green (127), Sylvania Southview (93) and Springfield (53).

AW won the girls championship, scoring 325 points, followed by Perrysburg (214), Napoleon (189), BG (182), Southview (159), Northview (152), Springfield (60) and Maumee (3).

Perrysburg first team choices include junior Ewan Fisher in the 100-yard freestyle (1:49.29) and the 500 freestyle (4:59.5).

Fisher was joined by seniors Steven Green and John Majerus and junior Seth Merriman in the first team 200 medley relay (1:43.82). The same foursome was also first team in the 400 freestyle relay (3:25.88).

Green was first team in the 50 freestyle (22.49) and the 100 backstroke (55.02). Perrysburg senior Owen Recker was first team in the one-meter diving (507.6).

Other first team choices were AW junior Aaron He in the 200 intermediate medley (2:06.42), Napoleon senior Brett Bostelman in the 100 butterfly (55.69), Napoleon senior Mason Switzer in the 100 freestyle (50.97), and Northview senior A.J. Michaelson in the 100 breaststroke (1:02.72).

The Napoleon 200 freestyle relay team (1:34.37) of Switzer, Bostelman, senior Alex Gyde and sophomore Nicholas Flowers was first team.

Perrysburg girls first team choices include sophomore Natalie Sanders in the 200 freestyle (1:57.34) and senior Haley Gano in the 200 IM (2:13.6).

The Perrysburg first team 200 medley relay (1:54.88) included Sanders, Gano, junior Sylvia Freeman and sophomore Claire Gerken.

AW first teamers include senior Allie Barasch, who set a league record in the 100 butterfly (58.51), Barasch in the 100 backstroke (59.81), and sophomore Kate Hildebrand in the 500 freestyle (5:22.13).

The AW 400 freestyle relay team of Barasch, Kate Hildebrand, freshman Colleen Hildebrand, andsenior Amelie Blakely set a new league record in the 100 butterfly (3:43.74).

The AW 200 freestyle relay team (1:43.31) of Barasch, Blakely, Kate Hildebrand and freshman Avery Sharp was first team.

Napoleon sophomore Hannah Nagel was first team in the 50 freestyle (25.2) and in the 100 freestyle (55.73) and Napoleon junior Mara Cashman was first team in the one-meter diving (428.25).

All-NLL second, third team

Perrysburg has two All-Northern Lakes League second team swimmers — junior Seth Merriman in the 100 freestyle (52.76) and freshman Trevor Madigan in the one-meter diving (448.6).

BG second team choices include junior Alex Xu in the 100 butterfly (56.5) and the 100 backstroke (57.71).

BG senior Maddy Desmond was second team in two events — the 100 butterfly (1:01.12) and the 100 backstroke (1:00.77). BG junior Maggie Layne is second team in the 100 breaststroke (1:13.64).

The Perrysburg girls 400 freestyle relay team (3:38.42), senior Haley Gano, junior Sylvia Freeman, and sophomores Claire Gerken and Natalie Sanders were second team.

Perrysburg boys third team choices include senior John Majerus in the 200 intermediate medley (2:13.14) and the 100 butterfly (56.69).

Perrysburg junior Joshua Danforth is third team in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.8), and the Yellow Jackets’ 200 freestyle relay team (1:39.38) of Danforth, senior Owen Recker, and juniors Fernando Garcia and Braden Poland are third team.

Perrysburg girls earning third team are Sanders in the 100 butterfly (1:01.67), Gerken in the 100 freestyle (57.23), Freeman in the 500 freestyle (5:47.36) and Gano in the 100 backstroke (1:01).

Bowling Green Christian 56, Put-in-Bay 35

PUT-IN-BAY — Bowling Green Christian Academy boys basketball flew to South Bass Island and won its third straight contest with a 56-35 non-conference victory over Put-in-Bay High School Saturday at the Poulos Recreation Facility.

A total of eight Lion players found the scoresheet, including junior Will Brose who had a team-high 17 points. Brose had four of the team’s seven three-point goals.

Freshman Joshua Kunstmann chipped in eight points while junior Caleb Kunstmann had seven, and junior Hudson Thomas and freshman Kole Evans had six each with all of Evans’ points coming via 3-point shots.

Sophomore Ethan Watkins scored his first points (2) of the season and junior John Fyfe hit his first career triple.

Caleb Kunstmann led BGCA with nine boards and four assists. Junior Max Cobb grabbed a personal-best eight rebounds and Brose snagged seven and Fyfe had five. Joshua Kunstmann, junior Brent Boston, and Evans registered three caroms each.

Four other BGCA players had two assists, including Cobb. Thomas forced three turnovers while Boston and Evans had two steals apiece.

BGCA never trailed in the contest and led by as many as 21 points, 43-22, when the third quarter concluded.

The Lions went on a 9-2 run to break a 2-2 tie in the opening quarter to lead 11-4 after eight minutes of play.

The Panthers closed to within two points in the second stanza before a 9-1 BGCA spurt pushed the lead to 24-15. PIBHS would again narrow the gap to 24-22 late in the period, but a scrapy BGCA defense prevented the hosts from scoring again until early in the fourth period.

The Lions led 28-22 at the half and 43-22 after three quarters fueled by a 19-0 run. PIBHS would get no closer than 11 points in the fourth.

Sophomore Geoffrey Luecke (22) and senior Doug Steidle (11) scored all but two of the Panthers’ points.

BGCA, 12-6 overall, returns to action this Saturday with a pair of games at the BG Community Center. The Lions host Senedot at 11 a.m. before taking on Radiant Christian at 3 p.m.

Fostoria 53, Elmwood 43

BLOOMDALE — Fostoria got three players in double figures in a 53-43 Northern Buckeye Conference boys basketball victory over Elmwood Monday.

Machi Johnson scored 18, Jordan Ferguson scored 14 and Jayceon Tucker scored 10 for the Redmen, who are 5-9 overall and 4-5 in the league.

Elmwood, 3-11 and 1-8, got 19 points and seven rebounds from Kade Lentz, Jackson Childress scored eight points, Will Harrison scored six and Hayden Wickard had four points, 13 rebounds and four assists.

Landry Seedorf, Allen Sterling and Zach May scored two points apiece for the Royals.

Kristian Carter-Stokes scored six points and Ryan O’Neal scored five points to round out the Redmens’ scoring.

Carey 54, Lake 38

MILLBURY — Despite 14 points from Lake’s Mary Enright, Carey defeated the Flyers, 54-38, in non-league girls basketball Monday.

Lauren Tobias and Sydney Stanley both hit first quarter three-point shots as Lake took a 17-15 lead after one quarter, but the Blue Devils went on a 15-3 run in the second quarter to begin pulling away.

The Flyers fall to 8-11 and the Blue Devils are 13-5.

Ady Stewart led Cary with 12 points, including scoring on three triples, and Julia Brodman scored 10 for the Blue Devils.

Jessie Materni scored eight, Sydney Stanley scored six, Elise Staczek scored four, and Tobias and Penelope Garcia added three points each for the Flyers, which had 18 turnovers.

Macy Wentling, Alexa Plott and Kynlee Phillips scored seven, Rylee Row scored five, Riley Yost scored four and Meghan Littlejohn scored two for Carey, which had 19 turnovers.

The Blue Devils were 10-for-15 from the free throw line and the Flyers were 3-for-7. Each team made three 3-point goals.

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