Three Indian girls each won an event. Sage Wendel earned a pair of victories.

Wins from Teigen Fortkamp, Audra Bubp and Abby Knapke led the Fort Recovery High School girls swim team to a second-place finish in Saturday’s Coldwater Invitational.

The boys team placed fifth.

The FRHS girls scored 94.5 points to take the runner-up spot while Versailles (150) ran away with the title. New Bremen was third in the seven-team field with 81.

The Indian boys scored 49 points for fifth place, 4.5 behind fourth-place Marion Local. Versailles won with 169.

Fortkamp’s win in the 100-yard backstroke came by 2.25 seconds over Ava Shardo of Versailles as she finished in 1 minute, 0.68 seconds. Audra Bubp took the 100 breaststroke by 1.29 seconds over Alayna Rindler of Versailles 15 1:12.94. Knapke took first place in diving.

Wendel was dominant in both of his events, taking the 100 backstroke by 3.36 seconds over Avery Rohr of New Bremen and the 200 freestyle by nearly seven seconds over Dylan Dunn of Versailles.

FR to play Cavs

The Fort Recovery High School girls basketball team got an opening-round game against Coldwater in the sectional/district tournament seeding held Sunday.

The Indians (5-13), who beat Troy Christian 50-25 Saturday, received the district No. 11 seed and will play No. 7 seed Coldwater in the opening round of the Division III tournament at Lincolnview at 6 p.m. Feb. 15. An opening-round game between No. 3 seed Parkway and No. 9 seed Wayne Trace will follow.

The winner of the Fort Recovery/Coldwater game will advance to the sectional championship to play second-seeded Jefferson at 6 p.m. Feb. 18. The Parkway/Wayne Trace winner will play fifth-seeded Allen East in the other sectional title game at Lincolnview at 7:30 p.m.

Fort Recovery lost to Coldwater 41-7 when they played Jan. 12.

JH wrestlers roll

Jay County’s junior high wrestling team clobbered Monroe Central 64-22 Monday.

Winning by pin for the Patriots were Corbin Lothridge (85), Logan Wendel (90), Jackson Bonifas (95), Varen Ridgeway (150), Leighton Brown (160) and Freddie Lingo (175). Cooper Glassford (110) added a victory by a 15-6 major decision as JCHS evened its record at 5-5.

Junior varsity wins came from Mitchell Byrum (75), Corbin Lothrdige (95), Caleb Sibray (132) and Gavin Hambrock (140).

On to the finals

The Jay County junior high girls basketball teams each advanced to the finals of the Allen County Athletic Conference Tournament with victories Monday. In a pair of blowouts, the eighth graders defeated Adams Central 41-4 and the seventh graders beat South Adams 42-4.

Hallie Schwieterman racked up 30 points to lead the Patriot eighth grade team. Kady Allred had seven points and Lyla Kunkler scored the other four.

Amelia Heath had a dozen points to lead the Jay County seventh graders. Elizabeth Brunswick followed with eight points and Chloe Brown, Emalyn Homan, Natalie May, Gabi Petro and Kyle Shannon each had four.

JCWC places fourth

Five individuals won championships as the Jay County Wrestling Club finished fourth out of 35 teams at the Defiance Mad Dog Youth Tournament.

Jay County scored 182 points to trail host Defiance (266), Anthony Wayne (219) and Napoleon (206).

Placing first for Jay County were Eli Michael, Khoden Bentz, Michael Owen, Bryce Vanskyock and Porter Hatzell. Second-place efforts came from Blake Wood, Cage Reynolds, Jax McClain, Jackson Bonifas and Alex Huntsman, and Brett Huntsman, Easton Imel, Parker Huntsman, Eli Shannon and Max McClain each finished third.

Competing elsewhere, Brenna Ruble finished second at Beech Grove and Max Meyers and Grant Linville each placed third at New Haven.