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High Schools

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High schools

Luers graduate hired as the school’s AD

Bishop Luers announced Wednesday the hiring of James Huth as its new athletic director.

Huth will replace Matt Lindsay, who was fired Sept. 16 for having a large number of what the diocese deemed “inappropriate” videos on his computer.

Lindsay was the school’s athletic director for 21 years and was the head football coach for 26 seasons.

Huth is 1981 graduate of Bishop Luers and was most recently been the School Leader at Imagine MASTer Academy since 2007.

“Jim Huth has resigned as the principal of Imagine MASTer Academy to pursue this unique opportunity with Luers High School,” Imagine representative Jason Bryant wrote in an email. “I wish Jim the very best as he has been a strong leader for Imagine.”

He was also a teacher and assistant principal at Columbia City from 1988 to 2007.

Boys soccer sectionals

HOMESTEAD: Chris Anderson and Alexander Mitrevski scored twice for Homestead in an 8-0 victory over North Side in the championship. Anderson also had one assist. David Rincon and Rashaan Stephens had one goal and one assist.

CANTERBURY: Canterbury and Concordia will meet for the championship. Canterbury topped Manchester 7-1. Five players scored goals for the Cavaliers. Concordia defeated Whitko 10-0. David Ehlers had two goals in the Cadets’ victory. The championship is 7 p.m. Saturday.

BLACKHAWK CHRISTIAN: Heritage topped South Adams 8-0. Aaron Horne had three goals and one assist for the Patriots. Logan West and Adam Perolio each had one goal and one assist for Bishop Luers in a 4-0 victory over Blackhawk Christian in the other semifinal. Heritage and Bishop Luers meet in the championship at 7 p.m. Saturday.

DEKALB: DeKalb and East Noble advanced at the DeKalb Sectional. The Barons beat Angola 5-0. Brennan Cochran had two goals and one assist. Landon Cochran had one goal and two assists. East Noble defeated Leo 2-0. Matthew Patton and Abdulla Ahmed scored goals. DeKalb and East Noble meet in the final at 10 a.m. Saturday.

NORWELL: Norwell and Wayne will play for the championship. Wayne beat New Haven 2-1. Nick Harmeyer and Christian Badillo scored goals for the Generals. Norwell defeated Bellmont 1-0. Cam Denney scored the goal. The championship is 10 a.m. Saturday.

HAMILTON: Karsten Cooper scored three goals as the Railroaders beat Hamilton 7-1 in one semifinal.

WESTVIEW: Jesus Villa and Uriel Macias scored goals for West Noble scored goals in a 2-1 victory over Westview in one semifinal. West Noble will face Lakeland in the championship at 4 p.m. Saturday.

PLYMOUTH: Nathan Kolbe had three goals and one assist for Warsaw in a 5-0 victory in one semifinal. Grant Albertan added two goals. Warsaw faces Culver Academy in the championship at 7 p.m. Saturday.

CULVER COMMUNITY: Argos defeated Lakeland Christian Academy 9-3 in a semifinal. Stephen Danielian scored twice for the Cougars in the loss.

Boys tennis regionals

POSTPONEMENTS: Regional championships at Concord and Culver Academy were postponed because of rain. The Concord Regional between Fairfield and Angola will take place at 4:30 p.m. today. The Culver Academy Regional final between Warsaw and Culver Academy will take place at 5 p.m. today.