OTTAWA — Kalida and Ottoville battled right down to the wire for the top spot at the Patrick Henry Patriot Invitational at Pike Run Monday.

The Wildcats and Big Green tied for the second best score of the day at 322, four shots behind champion Napoleon at 318. The Wildcats finished second based on their fifth man score as the Big Green finished third.

Miller City finished eighth in the field at 347, while Leipsic was tenth at 350, Pandora-Gilboa was 11th at 362 and Columbus Grove was 16th at 389.

Kalida finished fifth as Jack Stechschulte shot a 97 for the Wildcats and Blake Kortokrax had 103 for Ottoville.

Ethan Warnecke helped Kalida to the runner-up finish with a 79, which was the sixth best score of the day. Drew Buss had an 80 for the Wildcats, Kayla Nartker an 81 and Connor Nartker had an 82.

Keaton Schnipke paced the Big Green squad with a 75, which was the second best round of the day. Michael Turnwald was next with a 77, for the fifth best score of the day, while Grant Leis had an 84 and Jace Langhals had an 86.

Bryan’s Noah Hurand took medalist honors with an even par round of 71 as he shot a 31 on the back nine after opening with a 40 on the front side.

Will Farker and Bryce Bostelman led Napoleon to the team title with 76s, which was the third best score of the day.

Thomas Weis was the low man for Miller City with an 82 and Andrew Weis had an 84. Brayden Niese had a 90, Jesse Lammers a 91 and Will Otto had a 95.

Brevin Brandt led the Vikings with an 80, while Nick Schroeder had an 87, Adam Lammers a 90 and Luke Spoors a 93. Blane Schroeder finished his day with a 120.

Owen Huffman led the Rockets with an 83. Aidan Harris had an 86, Zach Neuenschwander a 96 and Elam Suter a 97. Anna Parkins finished with a 101 for the Rockets.

Isaac Ricker paced the Bulldogs with a 91 and Taylor Schroeder had a 92. Ethan Williams finished with a 99, while Maddox Halker and Ryan Hardeman both had a 107.

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Team Scores

1. Napoleon 318; 2. Kalida 322; 3. Ottoville 322; 4. Swanton 334; 5. Liberty-Benton 338; 6. Bryan 340; 7. St. Marys 343; 8. Miller City 347; 9. Bath 349; 10. Leipsic 350; 11. Pandora-Gilboa 362; 12. Patrick Henry 365; 13. Antwerp 366; 14. Ayersville 378; 15. Defiance 381; 16. Columbus Grove 389; 17. McComb 395; 18. Fairview 397; 19. Holgate 458; 20.MVCD DNF.

Kalida 159

Columbus Grove 187

OTTAWA — Kalida turned in four scores within four strokes of each other Tuesday morning to defeat Columbus Grove 159-187 in Putnam County League action at Moose Landing Country Club.

Connor Nartker was the medalist with a 38 for the Wildcats 91-0, 1-0). Jack Stechschulte followed with a 39, while Ethan Warnecke had a 40 and Kayla Nartker

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had a 42 for Kalida’s top four scores. Drew Buss finished with a 47 and Ryan fischnich had a 53.

Taylor Schroeder had a 44 to lead the Bulldogs (0-1, 2-4) and Isaac Ricker had a 45. Maddox halker added a 47 and Ethan Williams a 51. Brock Hoffman finished with a 57 and Ryan Hardeman had a 58.

Delphos Jefferson 190

Fort Jennings 213

DELPHOS — Delphos Jefferson defeated Fort Jennings in a non-league match Tuesday morning 190-213 at the Delphos Country Club.

Isaac Gallmeier and Brady Duvall shared medalist honors for the Wildcats with 47s. Caden Carder, Casey Knippen and Kayden Slygh all added a 48 and Kellen Carder had a 53.

Ryan Aldrich led the Musketeers with a 49. Dylan Tumlinson was next with a 51, Braeden Grothouse had a 55 and Andrew Aldrich had a 58. Adam Hoersten finished with a 59 and Braeden Knippen had a 60.

Ottawa-Glandorf vs. Archbold

OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s golf team fell to Archbold Monday in a dual match at Pike Run.

The Titans finished the round with a 176 team score.

Justin Yeager led the Titans with a 42, that included a hole-in-one on the par-3, 14th hole. Ty Verhoff had a 43, Hunter Stechschulte a 45 and Jace Van Oss finished with a 46.

Girls Golf

Elmwood 208

Tinora 228

Miller City 245

NORTH BALTIMORE — Miller City’s Chelsea Erford posted the second best score of the day Monday as the Wildcat girls golf team competed in a three team match at Birch Run.

Despite Erford’s effort the Lady Wildcats finished third in the match with a 245 score. Elmwood won the match with a 208 and Tinora was second with a 228.

Erford led the Wildcats with a 49 for the second best score of the day. Isabella Pittman finished with a 63, Anna Keeler had a 66 and Kianna Gable a 67 for Miller City’s top four scores. Stephanie Berger finished with a 71 for the Wildvats.

Delany Blake, Elmwood, was the medalist with a 46. Izzy Courtney had a 51, Maddie Milligan a 54 and Sydney Piper had a 57 for the Royals.

Rylee Joost led Tinora with a 53 and Maryann Meyer had a 57. Adelaida Gill finished with a 58 and Rose Billjing had a 60.