VAN WERT, Ohio — Fort Recovery High School’s boys and girls swim teams split with the Van Wert Cougars on Thursday at YMCA of Van Wert County.

The Tribe girls got a 62-28 victory, while the boys fell 48-29.

Shelby Stammen and Audra Bubp were both dual-event winners. Stammen was first in the 200-meter freestyle and the 400 freestyle. Bubp was victorious in both the 200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke.

Autumn Burk (50 freestyle), Ava Bubp (100 butterfly) and Teigen Fortkamp (100 backstroke) all had individual wins as well.

Grace Klingshirn, Allison Knapke, Audra Bubp and Fortkamp teamed to win the 200 medley relay, while Katie McIntosh-Thobe, Ava Bubp, Stammen and Burk combined to win the 400 freestyle relay.

Sage Wendel and Isaac Knapke were the lone individual winners for the FRHS boys. Wendel got a win in the 400 freestyle, and Knapke touched the wall first in the 100 breaststroke.

Alex Hiser, Isaac LeFevre, Michael Braun and Wendel teamed to win the 400 freestyle relay.



Jay 7th blanks Heritage


The Jay County Junior High School seventh grade girls basketball team shut out the visiting Heritage Patriots on Thursday, 31-0.

The eighth graders also won, 35-15.

Raylah Newton scored 14 points to lead the seventh graders. Mya Kunkler and Calie Yates had six points apiece, while Alexis Sibray contributed five points.

Daisy Muhlenkamp hit two 3-pointers on her way to a team-best 14 points in the eighth grade game. Jenna Dues had six points while Meredith Dirksen finished with five points.