Local Sports Digest


Skyhawks top Piqua

FAIRBORN — The Fairborn girls tennis team lost one game in a 5-0 win over Greater Western Ohio Conference foe Piqua on Sept. 1.

Brooklyn Hunter, Acadia Wulf and Kyla Secrest won, 6-0, 6-0 at singles, while Shayna Osborne and Preslee Chapman, and Dakota Thacker and Megan Koonce, had little trouble at doubles, winning 6-0, 6-1 and 6-0, 6-0 respectively.

“Piqua is very young and inexperienced and they are struggling to improve,” coach Doug Coy said. “Our goal tonight was to go out and work on some things, but still play well enough to win.”

Fairborn is 4-7 overall and 1-4 in GWOC play.

Bellbrook blanks Eaton

BELLBROOK — Bellbrook’s girls soccer teams combined for a 19-0 win over Eaton, Sept. 1. The varsity won, 9-0, while the reserve team notched a 10-0 win.

Scoring for the varsity team were Bailey Sedlak (3), Audrey Spirk (2), Lauren Chew (2), Lydia Travis and Molly Spears. Assists came from Spirk (3), Jade Edwards (2), Travis, Maleah Miracle, Cassidy Hofacker, and Cassi Hennen.

West Liberty-Salem golfers top Cedarville

CEDARVILLE — Adam Wood shot a 44 and Noah Myers shot a 46 to lead Cedarville’s golf team in a 167-188 loss to West Liberty-Salem, Sept. 1 at Locus Hills.

Fairborn volleyball blanks Legacy

FAIRBORN — Taylor Rice had 11 kills to help lead Fairborn to a 25-16, 25-21, 25-21 win over county rival Legacy Christian Academy, Sept. 1. Kayleigh Finlayson had 20 digs, Taylor Rice 10 and Hannah Borchert nine to help the Skyhawks. Maddie Blandino chipped in seven kills and three aces. Zuza Livosky also had three aces.

Beavercreek tops Bellbrook

BEAVERCREEK — Mason Zimmer of Bellbrook and Josh Sutton of Beavercreek shared medalist honors in a non-league golf match, Sept. 1 at Beavercreek Golf Club, each carding a 42. The Beavers won, 181-191 as Brandon Gischeidle shot 45, Brandon DeWitt 46 and Jake Tipps 48.

Raif Foster shot 50 for Bellbrook, while Luke DiCicco had 52 and William Martin 53.

Greeneview sinks Mechanicsburg

GREENEVIEW — The Greeneview Rams topped Ohio Heritage Conference foe Mechanicsburg, 5-1, in girls soccer action Sept. 1. Saunders had a pair of goals for Greeneview, while Vipperman had one goal and one assist. Brown also scored for Greeneview, off an assist from Maxwell.

Sports scores/news wanted

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Local selected to continue football careers

BEREA — Baldwin Wallace University football head coach John Snell announced that 95 student-athletes have selected BW to continue their football careers. Caleb Shroyer of Bellbrook was one of those athletes. Snell returns 35 lettermen and 11 starters from last year’s team that finished 7-3 overall and tied for second in the Ohio Athletic Conference with a mark of 7-2.

Xenia sports passes available

XENIA — The Xenia High School Athletic Department is offering four different all-sports passes for the 2016-17 school year. Passes are good for unlimited admission to all home Xenia athletic events for middle school and high school. Passes are not valid for away contests or Ohio High School Athletic Association-sanctioned tournaments.

The following passes are available: Student pass $50; adult pass $75; family pass $225 — good for four people in the same household. Additional family members in the same household may be added for $25 each. A senior citizens pass is available free to age 62 years of age and older.

These passes can be purchased and picked up in the athletic department at the high school, Xenia Athletics, 303 Kinsey Road. Contact Athletic Director Nathan Kopp 937-374-4217, nkopp@xenia.k12.oh.us for more information.


Drifting Series heads to Kil-Kare Raceway

WESTFIELD, Ind. — The Midwest Drift Union will bring the third round of its Championship Series to Kil-Kare Raceway on Sept. 17 in Xenia. The MDU was founded in 2010 as a Midwest regional feeder series with the intention of advancing the area’s top drifting competitors to the professional level. Last season, the top-3 drivers were rewarded with a Formula Drift Pro 2 competitors license.

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