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A pair of Bellbrook girls basketball players trap a Brookville dribbler, during Monday’s home opener at Bellbrook High School. Bellbrook reportedly won the game, 50-25.


HIGH SCHOOL

Girls Basketball

Beavers roll over Xenia

XENIA — Thirteen Beavercreek players scored at least one point in Monday’s 80-20 Beavers win over host Xenia. Alexa Low and Keaira Youngblood each scored 11 points, while teammates Jaelyn Bean and Michaela Rhoades scored 10 apiece.

The Beavers (2-0) led 36-9 at halftime.

Stats were not provided for Xenia, which falls to 3-0 this season.

Beavercreek plays at Springboro at 7:30 p.m. Monday, while Xenia’s next game will be Wednesday, Dec.2 at Sidney.

Fairborn falls to Northmont

FAIRBORN — Jana Brown-Griffith led the Skyhawks with nine-point effort, but visiting Clayton Northmont never trailed after the second quarter of play in Monday’s 49-33 Thunderbolts win.

Other top scorers for Fairborn were: Megan Williams and Evelyn Oktavec with six points each, Courtney Mustard scored five points and Kaylie Cook had four.

Northmont (1-0) will host Vandalia Butler on Monday. Fairborn (0-2) is at Springfield that same day.

Football

State Football tickets now on sale

COLUMBUS – Two types of all-session tickets are now on sale for the Ohio High School Athletic Association football state championship games, which return to Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Dec. 3, 4 and 5.

All-session tickets for the seven championship games in the club level, which are the chair-back seats on the west side of the stadium, are $105 each and also permit indoor access in the Huntington Club before, during and after each game. All-session reserved tickets on the east side of the stadium, which don’t include indoor access, are $84 each.

All-session tickets are available online at http://go.osu.edu/OHSAAFB

Single game tickets will go on sale Nov. 29 and cost $10 at the state finalist schools, or at the gate before each game for $15 (club level) and $12 (reserved).

Details for parking and other activities related to the championship games will be announced throughout the fall. The OHSAA football state championship games are hosted by the Greater Columbus Sports Commission and The Ohio State University Department of Athletics.

The state semifinal games are Friday, Nov. 28, for Division II, III, V and VII, and Saturday, Nov. 29, for Division I, IV and VI. The schedule for the Division II, III, V and VII state championship games will be announced on the OHSAA’s twitter page at approximately 11 p.m. on Nov. 28. One of those four divisions will play its state final on Thursday, Dec. 3, with the other three playing on Friday, Dec. 4. The schedule for the Division I, IV and VI state championship games will be announced at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Nov. 29, with all three of those games set for Saturday, Dec. 5.

RUNNING

Bev Sword’s Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving Day

JAMESTOWN — The Silvercreek Township Fire Department will hold its annual 5-kilometer run on Thanksgiving morning. Funds from the Bev Sword’s Turkey Trot event will not only help enable the fire department to provide services for the Jamestown area, but this year the funds will also help create a college fund for Dylan Swisher, the nephew of Bev Sword.

Bev Sword, an Emergency Medical Services Captain who passed away in July, often led the fundraising effort. The fire department is asking area businesses to help sponsor the event. All proceeds from this year’s run will go to the Dylan Swisher College Fund.

Entry fee is $30. The event will start at 9 a.m. at Seaman Park in Jamestown, next to Greeneview High School.

Runners can enter at the Silvercreek Township Fire Department building, 28 E. Xenia St., in Jamestown, or register the day of the event between 8-8:45 a.m. Visit Facebook.com/BevSwordsTurkeyTrot for more information.

FITNESS

Beavercreek offering four fitness classes

BEAVERCREEK — The City of Beavercreek Parks, Recreation and Culture Department is offering a Fat Blaster Boot Camp, Yoga, Piyo (Pilates, Yoga, Dance) and Pilates classes for the fall and winter months. Classes will be held at C.I. Beaver Hall, 3696 Highmont St., in Beavercreek.

The Fat Buster Boot Camp runs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., with one session running Dec. 7-Jan.22 (closed 12/21 and 1/1). Cost is $70 for residents; $80 for non-residents.

Yoga classes will be offered Mondays from 6:15-7:15 p.m. Dec. 7-Jan.11, and Jan. 25-Feb. 22; and Thursdays at the same times Jan. 27-Feb. 25. Cost is $45 residents; $52 non-residents.

Piyo runs Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. Dec. 8-Jan. 12, and Jan. 26-Feb. 23 Cost is also $45 for residents; $52 non-residents.

Pilates classes will take place at 6:15-7:15 p.m. Wednesdays, Dec. 9-Jan. 13, and Jan. 27-Feb. 24. Residents pay $45; non-residents $52.

For more details, or to learn about an incentive pricing program for taking multiple classes, visit Beavercreekohio.gov or call (937) 427-5514.

A pair of Bellbrook girls basketball players trap a Brookville dribbler, during Monday’s home opener at Bellbrook High School. Bellbrook reportedly won the game, 50-25.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_BellbrookAllBall.jpgA pair of Bellbrook girls basketball players trap a Brookville dribbler, during Monday’s home opener at Bellbrook High School. Bellbrook reportedly won the game, 50-25.

Compiled by John Bombatch. Please send sports information to: sports@xeniagazette.com.

Compiled by John Bombatch. Please send sports information to: sports@xeniagazette.com.

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