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Jr. High Sport Report

2/12/2020

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On February 8th, 2020, the Versailles JH wrestlers traveled to the Elida Invitational. The JH wrestlers continued their dominance as they won 7 of 9 finals matches, making the team score 208 pts. to 2nd place Wapak's 178 pts.  Placing 1st for the Tigers were: Lane Bergman, Travis George, Michael Osborne and Alex Gilmore.  Quentin Grillot lost a close finals match giving him a 2nd place finish.  Finishing 3rd were Trey Huber and Levi Barga.  Blake Schmitmeyer battled his way to a 4th place finish, while Lucas Rhoades was able to place 5th.  

On Saturday, January 26th, the Versailles JH wrestlers were able to go 4-0 on the afternoon to win the 1st Annual Versailles Junior High Dual Meet Tournament.  In round one the Tigers defeated Milton Union by a score of 76-6.  The Tiger wrestlers then dismantled Celina in the 3rd round by a score of 63-21.  Sidney was the next victim in round 4.  Tigers dominated the Yellow Jackets by a score of 54-18.  The big stage was then set for a Brookville vs. Versailles showdown and rematch from two weeks ago.  Despite giving up 12 points in forfeits due to two open weight classes, the Tigers were able to once again prevail by outscoring the Blue Devils 48-42. Final Results: 1st - Versailles(4-0) 2nd - Brookville(3-1) 3rd - Celina(2-2) 4th - Sidney(1-3) 5th - Milton Union(0-4) 

On Tuesday, January 21st, the JH wrestlers defeated Coldwater by the score of 64-15.  Winning matches for the Tigers were: Trey Huber, Lane Bergman, Dale Petijean, Patrick Miller, Levi Barga, Quentin Grillot, Travis George, Michael Osborne, Alex Gilmore, Lucas Rhoades, Joel Gehret and Blake Henry. 

On Saturday, January 18th, the Versailles JH wrestlers captured the team title at the always tough Midwest Wrestling Classic at Lima Shawnee High School.  The Tigers were able to score 271 pts., just ahead of 2nd place Wapakoneta with 256 pts.  Placing 1st for the Tigers were: Lane Bergman, Michael Osborne, Alex Gilmore and Joel Gehret.  Levi Barga and Travis George were able to secure 2nd place finishes.  Placing 3rd were Trey Huber, Quentin Grillot and Lucas Rhoades.  Blake Schmitmeyer battled to a 4th place finish.  Placing 5th were Emmit Demange and Andrew Wuebker.  Aaron Bowlin secured a 6th place finish.  Joel Gehret was voted by coaches and recognized as Most Valuable Wrestler of the tournament. 

The Versailles junior high wrestlers defeated Brookville by a score of 51-37.  Winning matches for the Tigers were: Trey Huber, Lane Bergman, Levi Barga, Quentin Grillot, Travis George, Michael Osborne, Alex Gilmore, Joel Gehret, Andrew Wuebker and Blake Henry. 

 

The Eighth grade boys basketball team improved to 10 and 5 with a 54 to 27 victory over Minster on Thursday.  The Tigers used some sharp shooting in the second half to break the game open and achieve the victory.  Scoring for the Tigers: Josh Condon- 15, AJ Griesdorn- 11, Dominic Barga- 8, Carson Heitkamp- 7, Gabe White- 6, Levi Johnson- 5, Cody Groff- 2 

The 8th grade Lady Tigers improved to 9-5 with a 43-15 victory over Parkway on Tuesday, January 21st. Cassie Leach led the Lady Tigers in scoring with 11 points. Jenna Dirksen, Carly Graves, and Allison Schwartz each contributed 6 points. Additional scoring included Brooke Briscoe with 4 points, and Heidi Stammen, Briana Barger, Reagan Brown, Lydia Bruns, and Caroline Anthony with 2 points each. 

The Eighth grade boy’s basketball team dropped to 8 and 4 with a 46 to 29 loss at Russia on Saturday. Scoring for the Tigers: Josh Condon - 15, AJ Griesdorn -5, Cody Groff- 4, Dominic Barga- 4, Gabe White- 1 

The Versailles 7th grade boys basketball team lost to St. Henry 20-29. The team Played hard but could finish around the rim. Scoring for the Tigers: Jace Watren-17 James Schmitmeyer-3 

The 8th grade Lady Tigers improved to 7-5 with a 41-33 victory over St Henry on Tuesday, January 14th. Brooke Briscoe and Jenna Dirksen led the Lady Tigers in scoring with 8 points each, followed by Heidi Stammen with 7 points. Additional scoring included Carly Graves and Allison Schwartz with 5 points each, Lydia Bruns with 4 points, and Briana Barger and Cassie Leach with 2 points each. 

On Saturday, January 11th the Versailles JH wrestlers won the Wapak Invitational by scoring 288 points, just ahead of 2nd place Wapak with 246.5 points.  Placing 1st for the Tigers were: Lane Bergman, Levi Barga, Michael Osborne, Alex Gilmore, and Joel Gehret. Trey Huber was able to secure a 2nd place finish.  Placing 4th for the Tigers were: Dale Petijean, Quinten Grillot and Travis George. Placing 5th for the Tigers were: Emmit Demange and Lucas Rhoades. Finishing 6th place were:  Blake Schmitmeyer and Kaiden Whittaker.

On 12-21-19 the Versailles 7th grade boys basketball team won vs Arcanum 43-23. The tigers played hard and fast the whole game and pulled away from the Trojans in the 3rd quarter. 11 of the 13 Tigers scored in the game. Scoring for the Tigers: Chase Monnin-5, Jace Watren-7, Ross Francis-8, Ben Subler-2, Cam Magoto-3, Lucas Alton-2, Tyler Barga-,3 Landry Knore-1, Luke Kaiser-2, James Schmitmeyer-8, & Collin Batten-2

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Congratulations to the  eighth grade boys basketball team who advanced to the finals of the MAC tournament with a 36 to 34 victory over St Henry on Tuesday.  The Tigers built a 9 point lead by outscoring the Redskins 13 to 5 in the third quarter and had to withstand a late Redskin push to achieve the victory.  The victory improves the Tigers record to 12 and 6 on the year.  Scoring for the Tigers: Josh Condon- 12, Dominic Barga- 9, Cody Groff- 6, AJ Griesdorn- 4, Levi Johnson- 3, Gabe White- 2 

The Eighth grade boys basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the MAC tournament with a 42 to 40 victory over Fort Recovery on Saturday.  The Tigers fought back from a 5 point deficit at the end of the third quarter by outscoring the Indians 12 to 5 in the final period to achieve the victory.  The win raises the team's record to 11 and 6 on the season.  Scoring for the Tigers: Josh Condon- 16, AJ Griesdorn- 11, Dominic Barga- 6, Cody Groff- 4, Gabe White- 3, Erick Grow- 2 

On Saturday, February 1st, the 8th grade Lady Tigers were eliminated from the MAC Tournament after being defeated by Minster by a score of 31-28. Cassie Leach led the Lady Tigers in scoring with 8 points. Additional scoring included Allison Schwartz with 5 points, Jenna Dirksen, Lydia Bruns, and Caroline Anthony with 4 points each, and Carly Graves with 3 points. The Lady Tigers finish their season with a 9-8 overall record.  

On 1-23-20 the Versailles 7th grade boys basketball team lost to Parkway with a score of 30-56. Scoring for the tigers: Chase Monnin-6 Jace Watren-17 Ross Francis-5 James Schmitmeyer-2. 

On 1-28-20 the Versailles 7th grade boys basketball team lost to Miami East with a score 25-29. The tigers had a chance but couldn’t finish around the hoop. Scoring for the tigers: Chase Monnin-2 Jace Watren-17 Ross Francis-3 Landry Knore-2 James Schmitmeyer-1 

The 8th grade Lady Tigers were defeated by Minster on Tuesday, January 28th by a score of 32-18. The Lady Tigers were led in scoring by Allison Schwartz with 8 points. Additional scoring included Cassie Leach with 4 points, and Brooke Briscoe, Jenna Dirksen, and Carly Graves with 2 points each. The Lady Tigers finished the regular season with a record of 9-7 and received the 4 seed in the MAC Tournament. Versailles will face the 5 seed, Minster, in the second round of the tournament on Saturday, February 1st. 

The Eighth grade boys basketball team dropped their record to 9 and 5 on the season with a 52 to 26 loss to Miami East on Tuesday.  Scoring for the Tigers: Dominic Barga- 8, Josh Condon- 8, AJ Griesdorn- 4, Cody Groff- 3, Levi Johnson- 3

They also had a victory against Tri-Village 40-25. The Tigers came out hot in the first and third quarter scoring 10 and 15 points and only gave up 10 points those quarters. Scoring for the tigers: Chase Monnin-5 Jace Watren-20 Cade Bergman-2 Ross Francis-3 Cam Magoto-3 Tyler Barga-2 Andrew Lyons-1 James Schmitmeyer-4 

 This was followed up by a loss to Anna 22-39. The tigers had it close on the first half but just couldn’t score in the second half. Scoring for the tigers: Chase Monnin-2 Jace Watren-12 Ross Francis-4 Luke Kaiser-1 James schmitmyer-3. They were also defeated by New Bremen 28-35. The tigers out scored the New Bremen in the second half but had a slow start in the first half. Scoring for the tigers: Chase Monnin-6 Jace Watren-12 Ross Francis-5 James schmitmyer-5. The tigers are now 3-5 

The 8th grade Lady Tigers improved to 6-5 with a 38-9 victory over New Knoxville on Tuesday, January 7th. Allison Schwartz led a balanced scoring attack with 12 points, followed by Cassie Leach with 7 points, and Jenna Dirksen with 6 points. Additional scoring included Heidi Stammen with 4 points, Caroline Anthony with 3 points, and Brooke Briscoe, Carly Graves, and Briana Barger with 2 points each

On Saturday, December 28th the 8th grade Lady Tigers were defeated by Anna by a score of 31-28. Brooke Briscoe and Allison Schwartz led the Lady Tigers in scoring with 8 points each. Additional scoring included Cassie Leach with 5 points, Carly Graves with 4 points, and Jenna Dirksen with 3 points. 

The Eighth Grade Boys' Basketball team improved their record to 4 and 1 on the season with a 48 to 37 victory over Arcanum on Saturday. The Tigers were down by 4 at the end of the first quarter but came out on fire in the second as they outscored the Trojans 21 to 7 to take a ten point lead into the half. The Tigers withstood a late Trojan charge to hang onto the victory.  Scoring for the Tigers: Josh Condon- 14, Dominic Barga- 11, AJ Griesdorn- 11, Cody Groff- 6, Gabe White- 4, Zach Meyer- 2

The Eighth Grade Boys Basketball team up their improved their record to 5 and 1 with a 54 to 42 victory over Tri Village on Monday, December 23. The Tigers used a dominating inside game to overcome poor free throw shooting to achieve the victory.  Scoring for the Tigers: Dominic Barga- 23, Josh Condon- 16, AJ Griesdorn- 5, Cody Groff- 5, Gabe White- 3, Carson Heitkamp- 2

The Eighth grade boys basketball team dropped to 5 and 2 on the season with a 45 to 35 defeat at the hands of Anna on Saturday. Untimely turnovers and cold shooting cost the Tigers a chance at the win.  Scoring for the Tigers: Dominic Barga- 20, AJ Griesdorn- 7, Josh Condon- 4, Cody Groff- 4

The Eighth Grade Boys Basketball team dropped their record to 5 and 3 with a 40 to 32 loss to unbeaten New Bremen on Thursday. The Tigers fought to the end but could not get key stops or timely buckets in the fourth quarter to get a victory. Scoring for the Tigers: Dominic Barga- 10, Josh Condon- 10, Zach Meyer- 5, Levi Johnson- 4, Cody Groff- 3

The Eighth grade boys basketball team raised their record to 6 and 3 on the season with a 44 to 25 victory over Fort Loramie on Saturday.  The Tigers jumped out to a 13 to 3 first quarter lead and pulled away from the Redskins in the second half with great defensive pressure. Scoring for the Tigers:  Dominic Barga- 16, Josh Condon- 12, AJ Griesdorn- 7, Carson Heitkamp- 4, Erick Grow- 2, Levi Johnson- 2, Zach Meyer- 1

 

On 1-4-20 the Versailles 7th grade boys basketball team lost to Ft. Loramie 29-43. The tigers got it close but couldn’t pull it together at the end. Scoring for the tigers: Chase Monnin-10 Jace Watren-12 Ross Francis-2 Tyler Barga-1 Luke Kaiser-2 James Schmitmeyer-2. 

On 1-9-20 the Versailles 7th grade boys basketball won their first MAC game of their career 33-32 vs New Knoxville. The tigers were down 7 at half and turned on the pressure scoring 13-4 in the third. Ross Francis hit the winning foul shot. Scoring for the tigers: Jace Watren-15 Ross Francis-6 Ben Subler-2 James Schmitmeyer-10. 

The Eighth grade boys basketball team upped their record to 7 and 3 on the season with a 39 to 30 victory over New Knoxville on Thursday. Nine players dented the scoring column. Scoring for the Tigers: Dominic Barga- 13, AJ Griesdorn- 8, Josh Condon- 5, Cody Groff- 4, Levi Johnson-2, Kaleb Petitjean-2, Gabe White-2, Zach Meyer-2, Carson Heitkamp- 1 

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