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'Best of the Best' Receivers From Mercer County
Only players who hold their school's record are listed above.
(9-29-16) - Three different receiving catagories, three different all-time leaders. This group is very impressive and have the numbers to show for it.
Randy Hemmelgarn (46)...bottom photo - DB's view of Hemmelgarn in most games
Currently tied for 11th in the OHSAA state record book is the top single game total in Mercer County, 303 Yards by St. Henry's Randy Hemmelgarn vs. Mogadore in 1996. The Redskins would lose in a marathon Div VI state final 61-58 in three overtimes.
Hemmelgarn is also the 2nd all-time career receiver with 2,915 yards over his career (1993-96). He never had a season of over 1,000 yards.
Marion Local's Hunter Wilker
Hunter Wilker Junior highlights
Coldwater's Reese Klenke (courtesy cavfootball.com)Reese Klenke 60 yd TD reception from Ethan Bettinger - score 6-0. Coldwater vs Federicktown (State Semifinals)
Celina's Chad Highley, leads all the Bulldog career receiving records for the green and white (1996-98).
1991 Ohio High School Regional Championship basketball game. Last second shot by Jill Froning for unranked Celina wins the game over Ohio's #1 rated Pickerington (were also rated in USA Today Top 5)...Celina went on to win the Ohio D1 State Championsip game. Game was played at Bellefontaine HS, Dave Schmidt doing the play-by-by for Celina Cable TV.