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You gotta hand it to Justin Welch. He doesn't lack confidence.
Asked what chance he has of defending his Division II state title in the discus and possibly grabbing a title in the shot put, the Eastwood junior was succinct.

"The discus, I think winning state again should be pretty easy this year," Welch said. "I don't want to sound cocky, but I think the next closest guy is from (Sandusky) Perkins and he's only thrown 179 or 180 feet this year.

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Despite a setback against Central Catholic on Wednesday, the Clay baseball team is a few wins shy of equaling last year's regular season City League mark.
Coach Karl Knierim's squad entered Friday's game against Woodward with a 6-1 record in the CL (10-7 overall).

The Eagles secured a thrilling 6-4, eight-inning win over St. Francis DeSales on Monday, then suffered their first league loss two days later in a 12-3 loss to Central.
 

That loss didn't diminish how far Clay has come after an 0-3 slide following a season-opening win over Southview.

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Craig Mintz held off several challenges to take the 410 sprint victory Saturday, May 2 at Fremont Speedway on Bauman Auto Group Night. In the Fremont Federal Credit Union 305 Sprints, Bobby Clark took the lead with seven laps to go to get his 21st career win. Steve Endicott had to hold off a last lap charge from Jim McGrath to take his 6th career win in the Fremont Fence Dirt Trucks.

Mintz, who hails from Gibsonburg, led all 30 laps of the Fort Ball Pizza Palace 410 Sprint feature, but had to first hold off Cap Henry, then Phil Gressman and a great side-by-side battle with Brock Mayes before finally holding off Brandon Martin to get his third career win at "The Track That Action Built."

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