Athletic action in Obetz

Messenger photo by Pat Donahue
The best in the country and beyond recently came to Obetz for the Ultimate Frisbee championship. Shown here, Lindsey McKenna makes the grab in the end zone for the DC Shadow as they fought their way back in the fourth quarter of the Premier Ultimate League Championship game at Fortress Obetz. DC faced the tough task of defeating the defending champions and undefeated Medellin Revolution Pro team who came from Medellin, Colombia, to defend their title. In the semi-finals, the Revolution defeated Raleigh on June 18 while DC defeated Indy to set the stage for the championship on June 19. Medellin built up an early lead in the first half, however DC fought its way back but could not close the gap falling to the Revolution 17-15.
Messenger photo by Pat Donahue
Wrestling action could be seen at Obetz’s Full Throttle Thursday at Fortress Obetz on June 16. The New Ohio Wrestling took center stage as rain storms threatened the event. Shown here, Pac Man Justin Xavier plants his feet in the chest of Party Mike Howard on his way to a win in front of the Full Throttle crowd.
Messenger photos by Pat Donahue
Eight-year-old Eli Duncan (above) speedily heads for third base in a June 16 coach pitch game baseball game in Obetz. The Hamilton Township team took on the Obetz Fire, but the game could not be completed due to weather. Keeping his eye on the ball, eight-year-old Masen Eberlin (below) connects for hit to move the runners during the game.

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