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Official Athletic Website | BlufftonPirates.com

Address: 106 W. College Avenue, Bluffton, OH 45817
Principal: Mike Minnig | Office Phone: 419-358-7941
Athletic Director: Alex Hanna | Office Phone: 419-358-7941 | Email

Map to Bluffton Schools

Team Schedules

Bluffton NWC Championships

Academic Team (12): 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01, 00, 99, 97, 95, 92, 89
Baseball (2): 14, 10
Boys Basketball (3): 00, 99, 58
Girls Basketball (7): 19, 05, 00, 99, 97, 96, 95
Boys Cross Country (4): 91, 84, 82, 72
Football (14): 05, 04, 00, 99, 98, 96, 91, 76, 75, 74, 69, 66, 58, 56
Golf (16): 19, 14, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01, 99, 85, 84, 83, 82, 77, 76, 73, 72
Boys Soccer (6): 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15
Girls Soccer (4): 20, 17, 16, 13
Softball (1): 19
Boys Track (19): 17, 11, 06, 97, 96, 94, 92, 90, 88, 87, 86, 85, 84, 83, 79, 77, 70, 68, 67
Girls Track (6): 09, 97, 94, 87, 86, 80
Volleyball (2): 06, 81
Wrestling (3): 07, 05, 04

Bluffton State Appearances

State Championships
2008 Boys Track & Field Division III State Team Championship
1981 Wrestling Class A State Team Championship

State Runner-Up
2000 Girls Basketball Division III State Runner-Up
1997 Girls Track & Field Division III State Team Runner-Up
1994 Boys Track & Field Division III State Team Runner-Up
1991 Football Division V State Runner-Up
1985 Boys Track & Field Class A State Team Runner-Up
1978 Boys Track & Field Class A State Team Runner-Up
1929 Boys Basketball Class B State Runner-Up

State Semifinalists
2006 Boys Track & Field Division III 3rd Place
2005 Boys Track & Field Division III 4th Place
2005 Wrestling Division III 3rd Place
2003 Girls Track & Field Division III 4th Place
1999 Girls Basketball Division III State Semifinalist
1942 Boys Basketball State Semifinalist
1940 Boys Basketball State Semifinalist
1937 Boys Basketball State Semifinalist
1931 Boys Basketball State Semifinalist

Individual State Championships/Qualifiers

Girls State Track Individual Champions

NameEventTime/Throw/JumpYear
Bonnie Stratton2002008
Bonnie Stratton1002008
Bonnie Stratton2002007
Caity MatterDiscus149-62000
Caity MatterShot Put43-112000
Caity MatterDiscus142-111999
Caity MatterShot Put42 2-1/21999
Ann Stechschulte160005:08.71997
Ann StechschulteHigh Jump5"6'1997
Ann Stechschulte80002:16.61996
Julie Friesen80002:19.11988
Juleen MatterDiscus134-71980
Juleen MatterDiscus128-41979

Wrestling State Champions

NameYear(s)
Josh Faulk2005
Justin Shannon2005
Brian Edwards1989
Mark Falk1982
Steve Smith1982
Mark Falk1981
Mark Falk1980
Tom Falk1977

Wrestling State Qualifiers

NamesYear(s)
Lucas Freeman2009
Tyler Rayl2008, 2009
Jesse Herr2008
Kyle Begg2007, 2008, 2009
Zach Dower2006, 2007
Ben Doty2005
Shane Shockey2005, 2006
Nick Nowlan2004, 2005
Josh Shannon2004, 2005
Josh Faulk2004, 2005
Clint Strickland2004, 2005
Matt Nuzum2003
Mitchell Kleman2003, 2004
Jeff Queen2002
Jason Harmon2002
Dan Gratz2002, 2003
Garret Weyer2001, 2003
Brandon Martin2001, 2002
Jeremiah Weyer2000
Travis Kelman1999, 2000
Rick Orr1997
Darin Moser1990
Brian Edwards1988, 1989
Randy Napier1986
Greg Staley1986, 1987
Travis Douce1986, 1988
Ben Edwards1984
Ray Ruggley1983
John Cramer1982
Matt Dawson1982
Steve Smith1981, 1982
Don Mathewson1981
Bill Edwards1981
John Shannon1980, 1981
Mark Falk1980, 1981, 1982
Jerry Alt1979, 1980
Ken Aller1979, 1980
Mike Nuzum1978, 1979
Randy Strahm1977
Tom Falk1976, 1977, 1978
Mark Albright1976
Delmer Nuzum1975

Girls Gymnastics State Champions

NameEventYear
Kelly StoverUneven Bars1983
Brandie HarveyFloor Exercise1992

News & Scores

2/27 OHSAA Wrestling Sectionals

Division III Sectional at Archbold
Four from each weight class will advance to the District at Rossford.
11. Paulding 24

Brackets | Match Results | Placement | Team Scores

District Qualifiers:
none

Division III Sectional at Van Buren
Four from each weight class will advance to the District at Rossford.
5. Bluffton 110.5

Brackets 106-145 | Brackets 152-285 | Team Scores

District Qualifiers:
106: 1. Thayne Kleman, Bluffton
120: 1. Tayton Kleman, Bluffton
126: 2. Jeremy Sturgeon, Bluffton
160: 1. Kaden Basil, Bluffton
195: 3. Trent Howard, Bluffton

Division III Sectional at Lima Central Catholic
Four from each weight class will advance to the District at Southwest Ohio.
1. Allen East 222.5, 5. Columbus Grove 124, 6. Spencerville 110, 9. Delphos Jefferson 61, 11. Lincolnview 46, 12. Ada 44, 14. Crestview 18

Brackets | Match Results | Placement

District Qualifiers:
106: 1. Ethan Beam, Columbus Grove; 3. Gavin Grubb, Crestview; 4. Trey Hunter, Spencerville
113: 2. Hunter Sidle, Allen East; 3. Clayton McClain, Ada
120: 3. Carder Miller, Spencerville; 4. Colton Biederman, Ada
126: 2. Antonio Petitt, Ada
132: 4. Dylan Hensley, Lincolnview
138: 1. Kade Wireman, Allen East; 4. Anthony Bodine, Delphos Jefferson
145: 3. Jacob Hershberger, Allen East; 4. Landen Schroeder, Columbus Grove
152: 1. Trenton Gatchell, Allen East; 4. Maddox Jurek, Spencerville
160: 1. Chase Miller, Allen East
170: 2. Blake Hershberger, Allen East; 4. Bruce Hutchison, Delphos Jefferson
182: 1. Gage Wireman, Allen East
195: 1. Ezra Jones, Columbus Grove; 3. Brogan Paxson, Allen East
220: 2. Alek Winner, Allen East; 3. Reuben Noriega, Spencerville; 4. Owen Miller, Delphos Jefferson
285: 1. Jeff Meyer, Columbus Grove; 2. Eli Criblez, Allen East; 3. Brandon Dues, Spencerville

2/26 OHSAA Boys Basketball Sectionals

Division III Sectional Championship
Ottawa-Glandorf 72 Bluffton 38

Division IV Sectional Championship
Columbus Grove 61 Fort Jennings 38

Division IV Sectional Championship
Lincolnview 44 Kalida 32

Division IV Sectional Championship
Crestview 51 Delphos St. John’s 37

Division IV Sectional Championship
Perry 69 Spencerville 62

February 26th, 2021|Categories: Basketball Boys, Bluffton, Columbus Grove, Crestview, Lincolnview, Scores, Spencerville|Tags: |

2020-21 NWC Boys Basketball All-Conference Teams

NWC Player of the Year: Blake Reynolds – Columbus Grove
NWC Coach of the Year: Chris Sautter – Columbus Grove

1st Team
Blake Reynolds – Columbus Grove
Kalen Etzler – Crestview
Tayt Birnesser – Columbus Grove
Collin Overholt – Lincolnview
Blake McGarvey – Paulding
Creed Jessee – Lincolnview

2nd Team
Josh Henline – Spencerville
Ian Wannemacher – Delphos Jefferson
Gabe Clement – Columbus Grove
Tyler Clum – Allen East
Payton Beckman – Paulding

Honorable Mention
Micah Cook – Ada
Gabe Criblez – Allen East
Garrett Newland – Allen East
Kyler Kinn – Bluffton
Trey Sautter – Columbus Grove
Carson Kreischer – Crestview
Gavin Etzler – Crestview
Colin Bailey – Delphos Jefferson
Jake Bowersock – Lincolnview
Clayton Leeth – Lincolnview
Keegan Goecke – Spencerville

2020-21 NWC Girls Basketball All-Conference Teams

NWC Player of the Year: Emma Leis – Spencerville
NWC Coach of the Year: Mark Gregory – Crestview

First Team
Emma Leis – Spencerville
Kenzie King – Columbus Grove
Cali Gregory – Crestview
Alyvia Lindeman – Delphos Jefferson
Olivia Cunningham – Crestview
Janae Pease – Paulding

Second Team
Alycia Lindeman – Delphos Jefferson
Erin Downing – Columbus Grove
Jalynn Parrett – Paulding
Bailey Gregory – Crestview
Kendall Bollenbacher – Lincolnview

Honorable Mention
Courtney Sumner – Ada
Sadie Estle – Paulding
Gillian Goecke – Spencerville
Laykin Garmatter – Bluffton
Lauren French – Delphos Jefferson
Lily Goecke – Spencerville
Savanna Brooks – Allen east
Leigha Egnor – Paulding
Zadria King – Lincolnview
Kylie Stackhouse – Bluffton

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