Local Sports Briefs


HIGH SCHOOL

Boys Basketball

Fairborn beats Greenville

GREENVILLE Fairborn had balanced scoring with four players scoring double digits: Jordan Pumroy scored 19, Branden Lilley had 14, Leslen Switzer 11 and Ryan Profitt 10. The team also had 18 assists. Fairborn evens out its overall record at 5-5, while Greenville drops to 4-3. Fairborn’s next game is Friday, Jan. 8 at Fairborn Baker Middle School.

Rams win on the road

MECHANICSBURG — Ethan Bradds scored a game-high 32 points and Austin Petry added 11 in Greeneview’s 56-47 win over Mechanicsburg, Tuesday night. Greeneview is now 4-6 overall, 3-2 in the Ohio Heritage Conference.

Bellbrook splits two

The Bellbrook Golden Eagles won 70-57 on the road over Eaton on Tuesday, then took a 48-44 home loss to Brookville the next day, in a pair of Southwestern Buckeye League, Southwestern Division games this week.

John Bush scored 23 points to lead Bellbrook in the win over Eaton.

Donnie Crouch led the Golden Eagles with a 10-point effort in the loss to Brookville.

Girls Basketball

Lebanon upends the Skyhawks

LEBANON — Bright spots for Fairborn included seven points by freshman guard Evelyn Oktavec, and Ashley Dagnan who commanded the boards with nine rebounds, two steals and a block. The Lady Hawks are back in action on Saturday at West Carrollton for their third game in divisional play.

SPORTS BANQUETS

Masterson to headline First Pitch Banquet

FAIRBORN — The Wright State baseball program has announced that major league pitcher and Beavercreek native Justin Masterson will be the keynote speaker at the 12th annual First Pitch Banquet on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, on the main arena floor in WSU’s Nutter Center.

Justin Masterson is a 2003 graduate of Beavercreek High School where he starred in baseball and basketball. He then attended Bethel College in Mishawaka, Ind., for two seasons before transferring to San Diego State University for his junior year. There he pitched for Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn and was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 2nd round of the 2006 MLB draft following the college season. He shot through the minors and made his MLB debut on April 24, 2008.

The First Pitch Banquet features a sit-down dinner along with a silent auction. The cost for the event will be $70 per person or a VIP table for 10 guests costing $1000. The VIP table includes recognition during the program and admission to a pre-event meet and greet with Masterson. The doors will open to the public at 6:30 p.m.

FITNESS

Beavercreek offering four fitness classes

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

Yoga classes will be offered Mondays from 6:15-7:15 p.m. 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. 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, 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.

EVENTS

WWE Smackdown coming to Nutter Center

FAIRBORN — Wright State University will be the site of a WWE Smackdown professional wrestling event, starting at 7 p.m., Jan. 19 at the Nutter Center.

Competitors scheduled to be on the fight card include WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns & Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose vs. Sheamus & Kevin Owens, the Divas, and many, many more!

Tickets, starting at $15, are on sale at the Nutter Center, Ticketmaster.com, area Ticketmaster outlets and by phone at 800-745-3000.

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

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

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