ST. MARYS — The Van Wert varsity boys lost a tough match against Wapakoneta, 2953-2731, on Saturday afternoon at varsity Lanes in St. Marys. High Cougar scores of the day were Steele Stabler (237, 221), Nathan Bidlack (230, 190) and Gavin Barnes (183). Also contributing to the team were Troy Weaks, Derek Fanning and Ian Ellis.

The Celina Bulldogs defeated Van Wert’s junior varsity 2485-1998. High score of the day for the Cougars was Collin Mosier (163).

Both the varsity and JV squads will be back in action on January 6 at 1 p.m. at Olympic Lanes in Van Wert.

The Van Wert varsity girls fell to the Lima Senior Spartans on Saturday, 2315-2255. The Cougars fell behind early in game one but fought back and finished with the highest 5-game Baker set of the year for the team, averaging 167 per game.

Van Wert’s top scores came from Allison Hauter (167), Briana Kesler (180) and Lorrie Decker (161, 219). The Cougar ladies drop to 4-4 on the season.

The JV girls got the win over Lima Senior 1625-1048, improving to 4-2. The top scores came from Ashley Matthews (142, 170).