Sports Digest


COUNTY ACTION

HIGH SCHOOL

Greeneview tops Cedarville

JAMESTOWN — Medalist Zach Halder fired a 38 and Daniel Sage shot 39 to lead Greeneview to a 160-179 win over Cedarville in boys golf, Monday, Sept. 19 at Locus Hills. Wade Hovan added a 41 and Braydon Woods 42 for Greeneview, 9-2 in the Ohio Heritage Conference. Noah Myers shot 41 for Cedarville (2-11 overall, 1-11 OHC). Adam Wood had 42, Daly Blevins 47 and Caleb Smith 49.

Bellbrook outswings Elks

BELLBROOK — Sean Ulrich was the medalist with a 40 to lead Bellbrook to a 166-173 win over Centerville, on Monday, Sept. 19 at Sugar Valley Country Club. Mason Zimmer added 41, Raif Foster 42 and Luke DiCicco 43.

Bellbrook reserves top Eaton

BELLBROOK — Bellbrook’s reserve golfers topped Eaton, Monday, Sept. 19 at the Eaton Country Club. Bellbrook’s Joey Derrico was low man with a 48. Hunter Turner followed with a 52, Zach Crampton 54 and Benton Miller 55.

Centerville B edges Fairborn

FAIRBORN — Brooklyn Hunter fought off an illness to win, 6-3, 6-3, at first singles, but the Centerville B team edged Fairborn, 3-2, in girls tennis, on Monday, Sept. 19. Kyla Secrest posted a 6-2, 6-4 win at third singles to improve to 9-7 at third singles. Centerville dominated the rest of the action, Fairborn coach Doug Coy said.

Acadia Wulf lost, 2-6, 1-6, at second singles; Shayna Osborne and Preslee Chapman lost, 0-6, 1-6, at first doubles; and Megan Koonce and Dakota Thacker lost, 2-6, 0-6, at second doubles.

“Tonight was a good match to get us ready for our last couple of GWOC South matches,” Coy said. Fairborn is 7-10 overall and hosts Dixie, Wednesday and visits Xenia on Thursday.

Fairborn seeks wrestling coaches

FAIRBORN — Fairborn High School is looking for a varsity assistant wrestling coach and a middle school assistant wrestling coach for this coming season. Fairborn is also looking to start up the youth wrestling program. To do so, we are looking for program coordinators and youth coaches as well.

If you are interested in coaching, please contact Athletic Director, Micah Harding at Mharding@Fairborn.k12.oh.us.

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Greeneview drops matches to Southeastern

JAMESTOWN — Greeneview’s seventh and eight grade volleyball teams were swept by South Charleston Southeastern on Monday, Sept. 19. The seventh grade team lost, 17-25, 18-25. Sarah Trisel had eight points and six digs, while Kelsey Stone added six digs. Brilea Bishop and Ellie Harlow each had five digs, while Emma Waller added four.

The eighth grade team lost, 19-25, 14-25. Elizabeth Reichley had 12 digs and nine points. Kimmy Robinette had 12 digs.

COLLEGE

Thornton Defensive Player of the Week

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Junior libero Jessie Thornton of the Wright State volleyball team has been selected as the Horizon League’s Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 18, it was announced Monday, Sept. 19 by the league office.

Thornton of Louisville, Ky. was chosen to the All-Tournament Team at the USF Classic in Tampa, Fla., last weekend as she recorded 61 digs in 10 sets covering three matches. In a 3-1 victory over LIU Brooklyn on Friday, Sept. 16.

Thornton posted 24 digs along with three assists in a three-set setback to host South Florida on Saturday, Sept. 17, and added 14 digs later in the day as WSU swept Stetson to finish 2-1 in the tournament. On the season, Thornton leads the Horizon League in digs per set at 5.02, is second in digs overall with 221 and is fifth in service aces per set at 0.32. She has tallied 18 or more digs in match on six occasions, with the 24 against South Florida being her season high.

Sports scores/news wanted

GREENE COUNTY — The Xenia Daily Gazette, Fairborn Daily Herald and Beavercreek News-Current staff cannot be at every game. Therefore we need coaches, score keepers and/or a dedicated parent for each sports team in Greene County to provide game scores daily. Our phone is on all the time 937-372-4444 press the prompt for the newsroom — call and leave a message at any time. If not by phone email us at sports@xeniagazette.com. Please include first and last names of players and your team’s overall and league record where applicable.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Central State set to play rival Kentucky State

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Central State University and Kentucky State University will continue their longstanding rivalry at the 33rd Circle City Classic 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 in Lucas Oil Stadium.

“It is truly an honor to be playing in one of the premier HBCU Football Classics. This will be our third year playing on this stage and we can’t wait for another opportunity to showcase our talent,” CSU head coach Cedric Pearl said.

Saturday marks the the third straight year the Circle City Classic has played host to the CSU-KSU rivalry, which dates back to 1947. CSU currently owns a 35-20-1 advantage in the all-time series with the only tie coming in 1957. KSU has found recent success in the series, including last year’s 21-17 win.

Wilberforce golf tourney Saturday

BEAVERCREEK — Wilberforce Bulldog Athletics will present its first golf tournament to benefit the university athletic program Saturday, Sept. 24 at Beavercreek Golf Course, 2800 New Germany Trebein Road. On-site registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with the shot gun start at 1 p.m. The university is still seeking hole sponsorships contact Dorianne Johnson 937-708-5777 djohnson@wilberforce.edu for more information.

Crew camp in December

FAIRBORN — Columbus Crew SC Camps is hosting its annual indoor camp on Dec. 27 at SportsPlex. The camp draws approximately 50 campers. Contact camps@columbuscrewsc.com for more information.

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