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Members of the Xenia Buccaneers sixth grade girls volleyball team are: (Front Row, left to right) — Aryanna Dyamond, Jadan Clark, Madyson Ackerman, Ally Vandergriff, Kendall Knisely, Alaigha Gore, Brynna Mardis, Haley McManus. (Not pictured: Jada McAvene). Back Row — Assistant coach Clayton Brady, head coach Bob Glaser, assistant coach Todd McManus, assistant coach Brian Vandergriff. (Not pictured: coach Travis McAvene)


YOUTH VOLLEYBALL

Xenia sixth graders claim title

FRANKLIN — The Xenia Buccaneers sixth grade girls volleyball team claimed first place at Kingdom Sports Center with a league record of 11-1. The nine players (Aryanna Dyamond, Jadan Clark, Madyson Ackerman, Ally Vandergriff, Kendall Knisely, Alaigha Gore, Brynna Mardis, Haley McManus and Jada McAvene, had trained since January for summer league play, and received coaching from Xenia High School coach Kyle Gray, assistant coach Jamie Hand and junior varsity coach Clayton Brady. The team also attended a clinic in Yellow Springs. The Buccaneers team was coached by head coach Bob Glaser and assistants Brady, Todd McManus, Brian Vandergriff and Travis McAvene.

HARNESS RACING

Greene County Fair Entries

Entries for Wednesday’s harness races at the Greene County Fair. Thursday’s entry list will be posted in Thursday’s paper. A detailed listing can be found in the fair racing program which should be available at the track.

First Race

OCRA Stakes (2 year old colts)

1st Division ($11,355 total purse) Pace

Horse (Driver)

1. Nicklaus

2. Vegas Art (Thomas Litt)

3. Ilovemywoody

4. John’s A Lucky Man (Jeff Nisonger)

5. Noble Woody (Hugh Beatty)

6. Feelin Silly

7. Chromedout Cruiser (Kyle Ater)

Second Race

OCRA Stakes (2 year old colts)

1st Division ($9,460 total purse) Trot

1. Watsup Next (Randy D Crisler)

2. Hunter’s Dutchboy (Hugh Beatty)

3. Zizzer Zazzer Zoo (Jeff Nisonger)

4. Fleetwood Max (Bryan Weaver)

5. Moonshine Bandit (Terry Hall)

6. Spin-drift (Ty Van Rhoden)

Third Race

OCRA Stakes (2 year old fillies) Pace

Chip Noble Memorial

1st Division ($16,059 total purse)

1. Zanna (Joseph Essig)

2. Big Bad Jane

3. Cyclone Alvie

4. The Gobye Girl

5. Gran Cameos Shadow (Tyler Tinch)

6. Rockin Zendaya

Fourth Race

Ohio Ladies Pace

Non-winners, $18,000 in 2016

AE: Claiming $5,000

1. Royal Meeting (Tabatha Canarr)

2. Nobestbfor (Rebecca Chambers)

3. Stonebridge Classy (Meredith Noble)

4. St Lads Archangel (Diane Hartsook)

5. Cantus Hanover (Ulrika Fox)

Fifth Race

OCRA Stakes (2 year old fillies) Trot

1. Miss Buckeye Bling (David Brumbaugh)

2. Hailstorm Chipchip

3. St’s Karrisa (Jeff Nisonger)

4. Fabulous Dd

5. Tori’s Chip (Ty Van Rhoden)

6. Sizzling Chips

7. Principessa (Richelle Kelly)

Sixth Race

OCRA Stakes (2 year old colts) Trot

2nd Division ($9,450 total purse)

1. Dark Ruler (Bryan Weaver)

2. Rose Run Spencer (Jeff Nisonger)

3. Last Tango (Hugh Beatty)

4. Fiesty Jim (Jack Dailey)

5. Tc Chips Eclipse (Roger Hughes Jr.)

Seventh Race

OCRA Stakes (2 year old fillies) Pace

Chip Noble Memorial

2nd Division ($16,059 total purse)

1. Thank The Bank

2. Schemin Friskie (Hugh Beatty)

3. Only Live Once (Ryan Holton)

4. Amazon Girl (Jeff Nisonger)

5. Mctravisty (Jeff Nisonger)

6. Crow Foot (Kyle Ater)

Eighth Race

OCRA Stakes (2 year old colts) Pace

2nd Division ($11,355 total purse)

1. Dl’s Whosur Judge (Logan Powell)

2. Amazing Chip (Jeff Nisonger)

3. Lifewithjohn (Kyle Ater)

4. Bevnlindas Sunnap (Ryan Holton)

5. Better N Bourbon

6. Up On The Outside (Brady Galliers)

Ninth Race

Non-winners $600 in 2016, Trot

1. Prettymuch Perfect (Thomas Litt)

2. Black Bean (Jack Dailey)

3. Harland

4. Jesses Sly Fox (Thomas Fowler)

5. Royal Thunder (Carson Haignere)

6. Chip Chip Zoe (Rebecca Chambers)

7. Heir Of Hope

Tenth Race

OCRA Stakes (2 year old fillies) Pace

Chip Noble Memorial

3rd Division ($16,059 total purse)

1. M And M Peanut

2. Jetstream Gypsy (Joseph Essig)

3. Wicked Pink (Ryan Holton)

4. Player’s Diamond

5. Dancing Lisa (Jeff Nisonger)

6. Knockemstiff Nicki (Ryan Holton)

Eleventh Race

Signature Series, Trot

Ray Henley Memorial

1. Blue Boy Yankee (Tim Deaton)

2. Lima Lucky (Roy Burns)

3. Return To Paris

4. Hooray For Willie

5. Emilene’s Future (Rick Williams)

6. Jailhouse Hooch (David Myers)

7. Rompaway Beau

8. Count Full Mac (Bud High)

Twelfth Race

OCRA Stakes (2 year old colts) Pace

3rd Division ($11,355 total purse)

1. Colossal Casanova (William Aldrich)

2. Beantown Big Daddy (Andre Nared)

3. Lovely Feelin

4. Buckeye Brent (Kyle Ater)

5. White Sock Down (Hunter Myers)

6. Lonesome Feelin (Jeff Nisonger)

(Entries courtesy of the United States Trotting Association.)

Members of the Xenia Buccaneers sixth grade girls volleyball team are: (Front Row, left to right) — Aryanna Dyamond, Jadan Clark, Madyson Ackerman, Ally Vandergriff, Kendall Knisely, Alaigha Gore, Brynna Mardis, Haley McManus. (Not pictured: Jada McAvene). Back Row — Assistant coach Clayton Brady, head coach Bob Glaser, assistant coach Todd McManus, assistant coach Brian Vandergriff. (Not pictured: coach Travis McAvene)
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_Bucs6thGrade_PS.jpgMembers of the Xenia Buccaneers sixth grade girls volleyball team are: (Front Row, left to right) — Aryanna Dyamond, Jadan Clark, Madyson Ackerman, Ally Vandergriff, Kendall Knisely, Alaigha Gore, Brynna Mardis, Haley McManus. (Not pictured: Jada McAvene). Back Row — Assistant coach Clayton Brady, head coach Bob Glaser, assistant coach Todd McManus, assistant coach Brian Vandergriff. (Not pictured: coach Travis McAvene)

Compiled by John Bombatch. Please send all local sports information to these two email addresses: sports@xeniagazette.com; and/or jbombatch@civitasmedia.com. Thank you.

Compiled by John Bombatch. Please send all local sports information to these two email addresses: sports@xeniagazette.com; and/or jbombatch@civitasmedia.com. Thank you.

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