Bulldogs Take VolleyPirates in 3
On Tuesday Columbus Grove ventured to Northwest Putnam County to take on Continental in Putnam County League Volleyball action. The Bulldogs saw no ill travel effects as they took the first game 25-9. The Pirates toughened up in the second game but it also went the Bulldogs way 25-17. The Bulldogs made it a quick night as they swept the Pirates in the third game 25-7.
Continental falls to 1-5 (O-1 PCL). The Pirates are back in action on Thursday when they host Tinora in non league match. Columbus Grove moves to 3-2 (1-1 PCL). Columbus Grove also won the Junior Varsity game.
Lady Pirate Soccer Moves to 4-1 With 6-1 Win Over Musketeers
Continental High Girls Soccer opened up their Putnam County League title defense with a win as they defeated visiting Fort Jennings 6-1. Alex Hoeffel led the Pirates with 4 goals while Maddie Burke added one goal. Pirate Freshman Marissa Becher put in her first varsity career goal.
The Pirates had 26 shots on goal to the Musketeers 6.
Continental 4-1 (1-0 PCL) will host Defiance on Saturday in non league action. Fort Jennings falls to 1-4.
Alex Hoeffel is now tied in fourth place in the OHSAA Girls Soccer Career goal list with 141. Alex is tied with Kylie Hayes, Piqua (2001-2004).
Boys Soccer Postponed
The Continental Boys Soccer game at Lima Temple Christian was postponed due to field conditions. Make up date is not set yet. The Pirates are back on the pitch on Thursday when they travel to Fort Jennings in Putnam County League action.
–Mike Jones, Sportswriter