The Ohio State University at Lima


Ohio State Lima announces WBL Scholastic Bowl Tournament 2018 results

May 4, 2018

Shawnee took home top honors in both varsity and junior varsity divisions at the Western Buckeye League Scholastic Bowl Tournament held Fri., May 4, 2018, at The Ohio State University at Lima. St. Marys won the runner up slot in the varsity division and tied with Wapakoneta and Bath for the runner up spot in the junior varsity division.

The winning varsity team from Shawnee included Harsha Battula, Isaac Hanover, Jacob Hirschfeld, Kai Malcolm, Reed Malcolm and Zach Ziccardi. The team finished with a 8-0 record. The runner-up varsity team from St. Marys included Joe Fargo IV, Taylor Fisher, Bailey Lininger and Jacqueline Lunz. St. Marys finished with a 7-1 record.

The junior varsity competition resulted in a tie between Shawnee and St. Marys that was decided by the scores from head-to-head competition between the teams in one of the final rounds of the match. Shawnee came out on top and St. Marys finished as runner-up in a tie with Wapakoneta and Bath, all with 6-2 records.

The winning junior varsity team from Shawnee included Abel Aebker, Matthew Ayers, Helen Beerline, Aidan Casey and Colten Drexler. They finished with a 7-1 record. The runner-up junior varsity team from St. Marys included Emily Carolus, Kara Eyanson, Kaylie Gayer, Kate Gorska, Alex Mauter, Gabe Overley, Luke Schloemer and Courtney Zumbroegel. The runner-up team from Bath included Charis Barnes, Tristam Cheeseman, Tanner Delacerda, Katie Fisher, Ashytn Jefferson, Kenzie Jones, Ethan Moore and Megan Tracy. The runner-up team from Wapakoneta included Garrett Etzkorn, Bailey Ford, Christopher Headley and Caitlin Puff.

The Shawnee coach is John Young, the St. Marys coach is Chad Doll, the Bath coaches are Daniel Grime and Ryan Schadewald, and the Wapakoneta coach is Adam Friemering.

The WBL Scholastic Bowl All Tournament Team was chosen by the coaches and made up of one member from each school. The 2018 All Tournament Team members are Alexis Ball from Bath, Connor Black from Defiance, Logan Orians from Elida, Tiffany Geberin from Kenton, Alex Hoehn from Ottawa-Glandorf, Zach Ziccardi from Shawnee, Joe Fargo IV from St. Marys, Chloe Brake from Van Wert and John Doll from Wapakoneta. Zach Ziccardi of Shawnee and Logan Orians of Elida were on the All Tournament Team in 2017 as well.

High school teams from around western Ohio went head-to-head in the round-robin scholastic bowl tournament. Varsity and junior varsity teams from Bath (Daniel Grime and Ryan Schadewald), Defiance (James Kerr), Elida (Shelby Cluts), Kenton (Robin Hughes), Ottawa-Glandorf (Joe Jahnz), Shawnee (John Young), St. Marys (Chad Doll), Van Wert (Anita Zuber) and Wapakoneta (Adam Friemering) competed. Coaches’ names are in parentheses.

The competition is hosted and sponsored by The Ohio State University at Lima.



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WBL Scholastic Bowl Tournament

May 4, 2018