Defiance Bulldogs

Defiance Bulldogs2023-08-04T23:33:30-04:00

Official Athletic Website

Address: 1755 Palmer Drive, Defiance, Ohio 43512
Principal: Robert Morton | Office Phone: 419-784-2777
Athletic Director: Jerry Buti | Office Phone: 419-784-0102 | Email

Team Schedules
Map to Defiance Schools

Defiance WBL Championships

Baseball (27): 22, 21, 19, 16, 14, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 05, 04, 02, 00, 99, 98, 97, 95, 94, 93, 92, 89, 85, 84, 82, 77
Boys Basketball (9): 16, 14, 13, 12, 10, 83, 78, 77, 74
Girls Basketball (1): 00
Boys Cross Country (27): 21, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 13, 12, 09, 08, 04, 02, 01, 00, 99, 92, 91, 90, 89, 87, 86, 80, 79, 78, 77, 76, 73
Girls Cross Country (12): 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 08, 07, 06, 05, 99, 98, 93
Football (4): 08, 00, 97, 96
Golf (7): 11, 09, 98, 94, 87, 86, 77
Boys Soccer (4): 04, 03, 01, 00
Softball (7): 19, 18, 09, 04, 97, 92, 91
Girls Swimming (3): 00, 99, 98
Boys Tennis (2): 89, 80
Boys Track (17): 15, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 02, 00, 99, 94, 91, 86, 83, 82, 79, 74, 73
Girls Track (4): 19, 11, 10, 08
Volleyball (3): 05, 04, 00
Wrestling (20): 15, 14, 01, 95, 94, 93, 92, 91, 90, 89, 83, 82, 81, 80, 79, 78, 77, 76, 75, 74

Defiance State Appearances

State Championships
2016 Baseball Division II State Champions
2015 Baseball Division II State Champions
2015 Boys Basketball Division II State Champions
2013 Boys Cross Country Division II State Champions
2013 Baseball Division II State Champions
1997 Football Division II State Champions
1992 Baseball Division I State Champion

State Semifinalists
2010 Baseball Division II State Semifinalist
2009 Boys Cross Country Division II -4th Place
2002 Baseball State Semifinalist
1940 Boys Basketball State Semifinalist
1932 Boys Basketball State Semifinalist

State Championships (Individuals)
2013 Division II Track & Field 3200 Meter Run State Champion – Abel Flores
2010 Division II Track & Field 3200M Run State Champion – Megan Vogelsong
2009-10 Division II Wrestling 112 lb. State Champion – B.J. Miller
2009 Division II Track & Field 3200 Relay State Champion – Sebastian Brown, Sean Murray, Trevin Flickinger, Zach Wiles
1988 Division I Track & Field Long Jump State Champion – Renae Stahl
1971 Division I Wrestling Heavyweight State Champion – Dave Harrow

Ohio Baseball Player of the Year Awards (Mr. Baseball)
Tyler Burgoon 2007
Jon Niese 2005
Chad Billingsley 2003

Defiance News & Scores

2/24 OHSAA Wrestling Sectionals

Division II Sectional at Clyde
Four from each weight class will advance to the District at Norwalk
8. Kenton 73.5
District Qualifiers:
157: 3. Anthony Hunt 12, Kenton
165: 2. Isaac Blevins 9, Kenton
190: 3. Jared Manns 11, Kenton
215: 3. Matthew Handell 11, Kenton

Results | Placers | Brackets

Division II Sectional at Defiance
Four from each weight class will advance to the District at Norwalk
3. Wapakoneta 166, 4. St. Marys 136.5, 5. Van Wert 109.5, 6. Celina 106.5, 7. Defiance 104.5, 8. Shawnee 81.5, 9. Bath 52, 11. Elida 43
District Qualifiers:
106: 2. Zane Russell, Wapakoneta; 3. Owen Bates, Van Wert; 4. Jerimiah Cisco, St. Marys
113: 3. Quinton Simmons, Defiance; 4. Carson Pummell, Wapakoneta
120: 2. Caden Mellott, Wapakoneta; 4. Kael Dodson, Shawnee
126: 1. Tate Hisey, St. Marys; 3. Xavier Leal, Van Wert; 4. Aaren King, Celina
132: 1. Mason Ducat, Defiance; 3. Gavin Ridenour, Wapakoneta
138: 1. Skyler Kirk, Elida
144: 2. Zach Greber, Celina; 4. Briggs Wallace, Van Wert
150: 1. Bo Hertenstein, St. Marys; 2. Michael Walz, Defiance
157: 3. Nolan Deppe, Bath; 4. Dawson Ware, Wapakoneta
165: 2. Caleb Turner, St. Marys; 3. Reece Schnarre, Wapakoneta
175: 3. Wyatt Buell, Wapakoneta; 4. Luke Lazarich, Celina
190: 3. Cole Donovan, St. Marys; 4. Brody Presar, Wapakoneta
215: 1. Jace Knous, Wapakoneta; 2. Tanner Mele, St. Marys; 4. Carter Ly, Celina
285: 2. Breese Bollenbocher, Van Wert; 4. Kyle Slaght, Bath

Results | Brackets

Division III Sectional at Van Buren
Four from each weight class will advance to the District at Rossford
11. Ottawa-Glandorf 35
District Qualifiers:
215: 4. Austin Haley, Ottawa-Glandorf

Team Scores | Brackets

2/22 OHSAA Girls Basketball Sectionals

Division II Sectional Semifinal
Bath 54 Defiance 25

Division II Sectional Semifinal
Liberty-Benton 58 Celina 27

Division II Sectional Semifinal
Elida 37 Van Wert 22

Division II Sectional Semifinal
St. Marys 65 Kenton 54

Division II Sectional Semifinal
Toledo Rogers 66 Shawnee 43

2/22 OHSAA Boys Bowling Sectionals

Division I Boys Sectional at Community Lanes
Four (4) teams and Four (4) individuals advance to Districts
1. St. Marys 4170, 2. Wapakoneta 4051, 3. Celina 3766, 6. Van Wert 3721, 7. Shawnee 3700, 10. Elida 3454, 14. Defiance 2935
District Qualifiers: 4. Parker Larimore, Shawnee; 9. Nevin Pierce, Van Wert; 10. Justin Sanders, Elida

Complete Team Results | Complete Individual Results

2/17 OHSAA Swimming Districts

2024 Northwest District Swimming & Diving Championships at BGSU
Division I
Girls
13. Wapakoneta 72
State Qualifiers: none

Division II
Boys
5. St. Marys 126, 7. Shawnee 116, 8. Ottawa-Glandorf 104, 9. Wapakoneta 99.5, 16. Van Wert 56, 25. Celina 33, 33. Bath 13
State Qualifers:
1 mtr Diving: 28. Luke Hertenstein, St. Marys
200 Yard Medley Relay: 11. Shawnee, 13. Ottawa-Glandorf, 14. St. Marys
200 Yard Freestyle: 25. Sam Houg, Van Wert
200 Yard IM: 30. Bradey Triplett, St. Marys; 32. Reese Triplett, St. Marys
50 Yard Freestyle: 12. Jackson Newcomb, Celina; 22. Owen Becker, Wapakoneta
100 Yard Butterfly: 32. Landon Stahler, Bath
100 Yard Freestyle: 15. Sam Houg, Van Wert
200 Yard Freestyle Relay: 19. St. Marys, 21. Ottawa-Glandorf, 24. Shawnee
100 Yard Backstroke: 18. Owen Becker, Wapakoneta
100 Yard Breaststroke: 14. Jackson Newcomb, Celina; 18. Grady Steffan, Ottawa-Glandorf; 23. Marcus McClain, St. Marys; 30. Carter Cleaves, Shawnee
400 Yard Freestyle Relay: 23. Wapakoneta

Girls
7. Ottawa-Glandorf 129, 8. St. Marys 127, 9. Shawnee 104, 29. Defiance 11, 34. Elida 4
State Qualifiers:
1 mtr Diving: 10. Alysha Diemer, Ottawa-Glandorf; 14. Gabrielle Rittenour, Defiance
200 Yard Medley Relay: 17. St. Marys, 19. Shawnee, 21. Ottawa-Glandorf
200 Yard IM: 30. Ciera Rupert, St. Marys; 31. Morgan Schimmoeller, Shawnee
50 Yard Freestyle: 26. Claire Turner, St. Marys; 32. Cece Schaaf, Shawnee
200 Yard Freestyle Relay: 19. Shawnee, 21. St. Marys, 22. Ottawa-Glandorf
100 Yard Backstroke: 28. Taylor Knott, Ottawa-Glandorf; 29. Morgan Schimmoeller, Shawnee; 32. Ciera Rupert, St. Marys
100 Yard Breaststroke: 32. Piper Triplett, St. Marys
400 Yard Freestyle Relay: 23. Ottawa-Glandorf

Complete Results

2024 WBL Wrestling Tournament

2024 WBL Wrestling Tournament at Kenton
1. Wapakoneta 180.5, 2. Celina 148, 3. St. Marys 144, 4. Van Wert 141.5, 5. Defiance 116, 6. Shawnee 94, 7. Elida 53, 8. Kenton 39, 9. Bath 38, 10. Ottawa-Glandorf 17

Final Results | Brackets

WBL Final Standings
1. Wapakoneta 20, 2. Celina 16, 3. Van Wert 15.5, 4. Defiance 14.5, 5. St. Marys 14, 6. Shawnee 9.5, 7. Elida 8.5, 8. Kenton 5, 9. Ottawa-Glandorf 4, 10. Bath 3

WBL Tournament Champions
108: Zane Russell – Wapakoneta
115: Joaquin Estrada – Van Wert
122: Caden Mellott – Wapakoneta
128: Tate Hisey – St. Marys
134: Gavin Ridenour – Wapakoneta
140: Mason Ducat – Defiance
146: Zach Greber – Celina
152: Michael Walz – Defiance
159: Anthony Hunt – Kenton
167: Reece Schnarre – Wapakoneta
177: Wyatt Buell – Wapakoneta
192: Cole Donovan – St. Marys
217: Jace Knous – Wapakoneta
287: Breese Bollenbacher – Van Wert

2023-24 WBL Boys Bowling All-League Teams

WBL Boys Bowler of the Year: Cayden Ballweg – St. Marys

1st Team
Cayden Ballweg – St. Marys
Justin Yaeger – Ottawa-Glandorf
Reiley Sevillano – Wapakoneta
Tristan Blackmore – Van Wert
Ethan Bruce – Celina
Carson Yaeger – Ottawa-Glandorf
Bradyn Fetters – St. Marys

2nd Team
Sam Taylor – Kenton
Landen Crates – Elida
Blake Fisher – Bath
Spencer Anglemyer – Kenton
Nevan Pierce – Van Wert

3rd Team
Eli VanMeter – Wapakoneta
Hayden Davis – Van Wert
Will Ross – St. Marys
Eban Albert – Kenton
Levi Goff – Defiance

Honorable Mention
Drew Link – Bath
Austin Novitke – Celina
Kenny Schlosser – Defiance
Ethan Ramsdail – Elida
Adam Hopkins – Kenton
Aiden Ruhe – Ottawa-Glandorf
Mason Burgess – Shawnee
Tauren Kerr – St. Marys
Logan Sutton – Van Wert
Caleb Miller – Wapakoneta

2023-24 WBL Girls Bowling All-League Teams

WBL Girls Bowler of the Year: Olivia Miller – Shawnee

1st Team
Olivia Miller – Shawnee
Mabel Adams – Defiance
Aubryn Schnarre – Wapakoneta
Chloe Gibson – St. Marys
Regan Horine – Van Wert
Ryann Eckhardt – Celina

2nd Team
Kayla Homan – St. Marys
Lydia Manger – Wapakoneta
Chablis Krick – Celina
Jayden Johns – Ottawa-Glandorf
Karyn Hopkins – Kenton

3rd Team
Kallie McKinley – Shawnee
Elena Meeker – Shawnee
Natalie Hefner – Wapakoneta
Allyson Speckman – St. Marys
Lindsey Say – Van Wert

Honorable Mention
Ember Brunk – Bath
Piper Gilliland – Celina
Hayleigh Jones – Defiance
Chloe Jenner – Elida
Mackenzie Kugel – Kenton
Willow Homan – Ottawa-Glandorf
Kylie Larimore – Shawnee
Ella Kable – St. Marys
Makayla Wannemacher – Van Wert
Sophia Ruppert-Hecht – Wapakoneta

2024 OHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament Brackets

Division I
Northwest 1 – Sectional/District
13. Wapakoneta

Division II
Northwest 2 – Sectional/District
1. Elida, 3. Shawnee, 4. St. Marys, 8. Kenton, 7. Celina, 9. Defiance, 10. Van Wert, 11. Bath

Division III
Northwest 3 – Sectional/District
1. Ottawa-Glandorf

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