Sports Digest



Bellbrook girls top Franklin

BELLBROOK — Lauren Chew and Cassidy Hofaker each scored goals as Bellbrook beat Franklin, 2-0, Tuesday, Sept. 27. Cassidy Bereda assisted on Chew’s goal. The Golden Eagles are 6-2-2 overall and 6-1-1 in the Southwestern Buckeye League’s Southwestern Division.

Carroll qualifies for district

XENIA — The Carroll girls golf team finished second at the Division II sectional tournament at WGC, Tuesday, Sept. 27 to qualify for the district meet. The Patriots actually tied for first with Kettering Alter, each posting a score of 362. However Alter was awarded first place based on a lower score by its fifth golfer. Brittany Blaschak was the medalist, shooting a 77. Gracy Mackey had 93, Hannah Davis 97 and Mackenzie Donaldson 95.

Greeneview, in its first year as a team, was sixth in the 13-team event. Celine Freetage shot 103, Frankie Fife 110, Bryona Hudson 111 and Alexis Abling 121 for the Rams.

Waynesville tops Greeneview

JAMESTOWN — Hailee Brown scored off an assist from Olivia Maxwell in Greeneview’s 4-1 loss to Waynesville in non-league girls soccer, Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Beavers bop Wayne

BEAVERCREEK — The state-ranked Beavercreek boys soccer team had little trouble beating Huber Heights Wayne on Tuesday, Sept. 27, posting a 5-0 win. Evan Williams, Vince Young, Taylor Dayhoff, Mark Rzecznik and Ryan Bernt all scored for the 8-1 Beavers. Jonah Ackerson, Dominic Calabrese and Evan DeWine had assists. Liam Dipple, Brandon Harroff, and Ben Dutton shared time in goal. The Beavers are 6-0 in the Greater Western Ohio Conference’s National East Division.


CU holds off Eagles

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Lady Jackets finished on an 18-3 tear to post a four-set non-conference volleyball victory on Sept. 27 at Charleston. Cedarville won it by scores of 25-17, 25-21, 14-25, 25-21 to up its record to 10-3. After dropping the first two sets, the host Eagles, 9-8, made it interesting by winning the third and soaring to an 18-7 lead in the fourth.

The Jackets turned the momentum around by scoring the next eight consecutive points. Gabby Olson was the lone CU player in double figures with 11 kills. Rachel Krikke added eight kills with four blocks. Angela Becker came up with 23 digs, Kristin Cardwell had 27 assists, and Krissy Pratt tallied three service aces.

Cedarville wins again

CEDARVILLE — The Lady Jackets won their fourth consecutive match with a 9-0 non-conference result over Ohio Christian at the Johnson-Murdoch Tennis Complex on Sept. 27. Cedarville improved to 4-1 overall.

The hosts had no problem in sweeping the doubles. The pairings were no. 1 Lauren Jackson and Kristen Heydt, no. 2 Rosie Thompson and Deanna Whalen, and no. 3 Janelle English and Halie Hardwick. The Lady Jackets completed the shutout by sweeping all six singles matches in straight sets. The order from top-to-bottom included Hardwick, English, Whalen, Olivia Ancil, Audra Kearney, and Kelly Fischer.

Jackets at NCAA regional

CHICAGO, Ill. — Cedarville University golf team members Taylor Holt and Jordan Reese tied for 22nd place in windy conditions at the NCAA Division II Midwest Fall Regional no. 1, Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Harborside International.

Reese shot 77-80-157 while Holt turned it around with 80-77-157. The duo was just seven shots away from medalist honors as scores soared in the high winds. Cedarville tallied 325-325-650 to finish 17th out of 25 schools.

The Jackets played the 6,928 yard Starboard course on Sept. 26 and the 6,956 yard Port course layout on Sept. 27. Both are par 72. Missouri-St. Louis won the team title with 307-307-614. Other CU scores included Jared Hoelzen (82-85-167), Carter Ehms (86-83-169), and John Sandlas (87-88-175).

Lady Jackets run out of time

FINDLAY — Cedarville’s second-half rally came up short on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Findlay resulting in a 2-1 setback in a non-conference women’s soccer match. It was the first of three games this week for the Lady Jackets, 2-6 overall. The contest was scoreless until the Oilers, 3-5, netted two quick goals near the end of the opening frame in the 36th and 38th minutes.

Cedarville cut the deficit in half in the 53rd. Creslyn Van Dyck scored her first career goal with Olivia Moore assisting. UF had the edge in shots overall, 11-3, and on goal, 8-2. Freshman keeper Allison Garlock came up with six saves.

Raiders fall at N.C. State

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Wright State men’s soccer team opened the scoring and later tied the score in the first half, only to see North Carolina State score the final two goals of the contest for a 4-2 decision, Tuesday, Sept. 27.

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 Please include first and last names of players and your team’s overall and league record where applicable.


Beavercreek wrestling golf outing

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek wrestling team is sponsoring a four-person Texas scramble golf outing Saturday, Oct. 1, at Beavercreek Golf Club. Shotgun start is at 8:45 a.m. The cost is $80 per golfer. Foursomes will be placed into flights. The fee includes golf, cart, range balls, and food and drink tickets. To enter as a team or individual call Gary Wise at 937-750-5558, or email

Hockey holding alumni golf outing

BEAVERCREEK — The 2016-17 season marks the 20th anniversary of the Beavercreek varsity hockey program and in celebration, the program will hold the first Beavercreek Varsity Hockey Alumni Friends & Family Golf Scramble. It will be held Saturday, Oct. 22 at Locust Hills Golf Course in Springfield. Organizers hope to have a group of players from each of the 20 years of the hockey program represented. Included with the $80 entry fee are 18 holes of golf, cart, driving range, box lunch, dinner, and the chance to participate in a silent auction, raffle, and some fun games and competitions on and off the course. Dinner without golf is $20.

Registration and use of the driving range starts 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Dinner and awards will be at approximately 6 p.m. highlighted by the introduction of the new Beavercreek varsity hockey head coach and former U.S. Air Force Academy NCAA Division I player, Brig. Gen. Greg Gutterman. Sponsorship signs are available for businesses, individuals, or families. Sign up to sponsor/and or golf at For more information, contact tournament director Bill Daniels at

Dive coach sought

BELLBROOK — Bellbrook High School is accepting applications for its girls/boys varsity dive coach position. Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest or application to Coach Rob Johnson or 937-689-3504.

Turkey Shoot at WGC

XENIA — WGC Golf Course will be hosting the 16th annual Turkey Shoot golf outing at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. All proceeds go to charity. The first 15 Turkey Shoots have generated more than $90,000 in donations. The proceeds are given to Groceryland, which then distributes vouchers for complete Thanksgiving dinners to the FISH Pantry.

These vouchers feed 200 families with five or more members and 50 veterans and their families. In addition, Volunteers in Service for Xenia serves Thanksgiving dinners at the Xenia Adult Recreation and Services Center, more than 700 to the community and shut-ins. For a $55 donation, receive golf, cart and a tee prize along with food and refreshments. Plus, there is a contest on every hole. Hole sponsors are sought. Deadline is Oct. 3.

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 for more information.

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