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Redskins lose to Perkins 2-3

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Port Clinton Boys tennis played Perkins Wednesday in an SBC match at home.  The Redskins lost 2-3. This moved PC to 3-10 (2-6).

The scores were as follows:

1st Singles:  Manickam Manickam (P) def. Ryan Norgard (PC) 6-2, 6-0
2nd Singles:   Nader Hamad (P) def. Ellis Adolph (PC) 6-0, 6-0
3rd Singles:  Tristan Auxter (PC) def. Cameron Foss (P)  6-2, 6-1
1st Doubles:  Cody Dominick/Yu Hang Chen (P) def. Noah Cross/Will Mercurio 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (6)
2nd Doubles:  Jeff Griffin/Dean Colston (PC) def. Dhanush Kota/Sean Bower 6-2, 6-0

Ryan stepped up to first Wednesday and put up a great effort against the undefeated Manickam.  Ellis struggled with the more experienced Hamad.  Tristan played excellent Wednesday to defeat Cameron.  Noah and Will nearly won an upseat over the SBC #1 Doubles seed at first doubles.  Jeff and Dean won without much trouble at 2.

PC JV winners:

Joe Miller
Steve Kast
Anthony Paradiso
Thomas Keville

PC next plays Thursday, May 8,  at home vs. Huron at 4 p.m.

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Mueller throws a no-hitter in Redskins’ win over Rockets

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Despite getting a no-hitter from Kate Mueller, the Port Clinton Redskins softball team had to eke out a 2-1 victory over rival Oak Harbor in Sandusky Bay Conference action last week.

Mueller, who went the distance while allowing one run on no hits to go with eight strikeouts and three walks, allowed a run in the first inning and Port Clinton found itself down, 1-0, in the top of the seventh before rallying to get the win.

The 'Skins first three hitters, Molly Haberman, Emily Ashley and Amber Wuersig, reached base to begin the seventh inning, two of them on base hits and the other on an error that could have been ruled a hit. The next two hitters failed to deliver before Allie Schroeder connected on a base hit up the middle to score two runs and give Port Clinton the lead for good.

In the bottom half of the inning, Theresa Stokes got the Rockets going with a walk and was bunted to second by Kimmi Wahlers, who was thrown out at first. However, Stokes decided to try and advance to third and Paige Culver hit Wuersig with the throw to beat Stokes by a hair for the second out. The third out was recorded when Tiffany Colston made a running catch into the fence of the Oak Harbor dugout.

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Stars, Stripes, and Sousa at PCHS

The Port Clinton High School Concert Band will pay tribute to “The March King”, John Philip Sousa, at their Saturday, May 17, concert. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at the PCHS Performing Arts Center. Admission is free; however, a free will donation will be taken at the end of the concert.

The music includes something for all ages and the concert will conclude in traditional Sousa style with the playing of “The Stars and Stripes Forever.” Mr. Jack Brndiar, trumpet soloist from the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music. will be guest soloist. Mr. Rod Miller, PCHS Band Director, will portray John Phillip Sousa.

This year there will be a special musical tribute to the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, will be in attendance, along with other Civil War re-enactors. Audiences for this concert have always been close to capacity and the same is expected this year. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and seating is on a first come, first served basis.  

The Port Clinton Music Boosters are having a BBQ chicken dinner prior to the concert in the PCHS Cafeteria from 3-6 p.m. Dinners, both dine in and carry out, are $8.50 and include 1/2 of a chicken and sides. Proceeds will benefit Port Clinton City School District music students and the Port Clinton Music Boosters. Tickets can be purchased from any Port Clinton Band or Orchestra member or by contacting Rod Miller at Port Clinton High School at 419-734-2147, ext. 4019.

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