Sports briefs

Wager named OVC Freshman of Year

Tennessee-Martin’s Zach Wager has been selected as the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year.

Wager, a Columbus North graduate, is the first UT-Martin player to win the award. He also was named to the All-OVC second team.

Wager went 2-1 with a 2.30 ERA in 21 appearances, with five starts. He had 39 strikeouts in 43 innings pitched and ranked fifth in the OVC with four saves.

Pettit records ace at Par 3 course

Caleb Pettit notched a hole-in-one on No. 10 at Par-3 Golf Course on Monday.

Pettit, a former Columbus East football and track athlete, was playing with fellow East graduate Wyatt Koopman.