Saturday Night Highlights, Oct. 8
Oct 9, 2011 at 8:00 AM
Division II: Oak Harbor's Ashley LaFountain and the Clyde doubles tandem of Amanda Cahill and Lexi Weber earned the top seeds out of the Clyde sectional, finished Saturday. All eight district qualifying singles players and doubles teams were from the SBC, and all seven tennis-playing conference schools were represented in the district qualifiers.
Division I: Norwalk's Olivia Kasten was second and Aubrey Cook fourth in the Division I sectional at Sandusky, with both earning spots in next week's district tournament in Findlay. The Norwalk doubles team of Kayla Pelham and Hannah Herner also qualified, finishing fourth.
Huron third at Oregon Clay: The Tigers took third at the Oregon Clay Invitational, defeating Marion Harding and Clay and losing to Toledo Notre Dame. Kat Ferrell was named to the all-tournament team.
Norwalk drops two: The Norwalk volleyball team (17-3) dropped its second and third matches of the season in a tri against Stow-Munroe Falls and Padua Franciscan.
Fostoria Invite: Spencer Howell was fifth overall for Norwalk, which placed second Saturday in the red division. Howell turned in a 16:55.99 to lead the Truckers, who had all five runners finish in the top 25. In the girls races, Norwalk's Sydnie Fetherolf was fifth overall (20:11.01) in the red division as the Truckers placed fifth as a team. Teammate Shauna Supcke (20:54.81) was 15th.
Norwalk 2, Huron 1: An early 2-0 lead was enough to keep Norwalk unbeaten in a 2-1 win against Huron. The Truckers (9-0-3) first goal came off a corner kick to the near post, where a player flicked the ball to the back post to set up the score. Not long after, the Truckers earned a free kick outside the 18-yard penalty box they buried in the top right corner. Late in the first half, John Dusza scored off a penalty kick for Huron (9-5) to make it 2-1.
Sandusky 5, Lorain 1: Brynne Sample had a pair of goals, Bailey Smtih scored once and set up two others, and the Blue Streaks (4-7-2) had a healthy lineup for the first time in more than a month in a 5-1 win over the Titans.
Toledo CC 0, Norwalk 0: Trucker goalkeeper Amy Beier made eight saves for her seventh shutout of the season.
Edison 4, Keystone 1: Olivia Schmitke scored a hat trick in the first half for the Chargers to help Edison improve to 7-4-3. Schmitke scored in the 12th minute, the 20th minute and the 39th minute to help the Chargers to a 3-1 advantage at the break.