Three county athletes qualify for state

Three Pickaway County athletes qualified for the Division II state track and field meet on Thursday during regional competition held at Southeastern High School outside of Chillicothe. Logan Elm junior Annie Karshner tossed the shot put 35-07 feet on her third of six attempts to place fourth and grab the final qualifying spot to Pickerington North (home of this year’s divisional state meet). Karshner’s toss bested her district effort by five inches. Steubenville’s Amya Livingston won the regional title in 41-10 feet, followed by Warren’s Millie Ryan (39-01.25 feet) and John Glenn’s Chelsea Sotherden (35-08 feet). In the boys pole … Continue reading Three county athletes qualify for state

Wednesday’s roundup: Mustangs defeat Eagles in district softball semifinal

Olivia Dumm scattered seven hits over seven innings on Wednesday to help Westfall defeat visiting Reedsville Eastern 9-3 in a Division III Southeast District semifinal.The Westfall sophomore allowed three runs (one earned) and struck out 11 batters. Westfall took a 3-2 lead in the third inning and used a three-run blast off the bat of Abbie Bickenheuser to extend its advantage to 6-2 an inning later.Delana Landefeld went a perfect 5-for-5 with a double and two runs scored, Bickenheuser was 3-for-4 with four RBIs, Leah Ragland posted a 2-for-3 evening and Maddie Mullins chipped in a double and drove in … Continue reading Wednesday’s roundup: Mustangs defeat Eagles in district softball semifinal

Special season ends for Aces in district final

By Brad MorrisSportingPumpkin.com AMANDA — The disappointment was there, as it is every time an athlete falls short of their goal. But if this school year has taught the Amanda-Clearcreek softball team and the entire community one thing, it is to treasure every moment and opportunity together, because nothing is guaranteed in life. And that was the mood the Aces had on Wednesday following a 9-6 setback to visiting Johnstown in a Division III Central District final. The Aces gathered in left field after the game to be together as one and to launch purple balloons toward Heaven, in honor … Continue reading Special season ends for Aces in district final