Local Sports Briefs


HIGH SCHOOL

Girls Basketball

Bellbrook rolls past Miamisburg

After struggling through their worst performance of the year on Monday night (a 33-31 road win over Clarksville Clinton-Massie), the Bellbrook girls responded with one of their best, jumping to a 24-2 lead after one quarter and coasting to a 63-43 win over Miamisburg Thursday night at Miamisburg.

Making full-scale substitutions after that first quarter, the Eagles placed nine girls in the scoring column with four of them scoring at least eight points paced by center Gabby Ozoude with 24.

With the win, the Eagles moved their record to 21-0 for the year with the final regular season game on Saturday at Brookville, reserve game starting at noon.

That reserve game will be the last game of the year for the reserves who will bring a record of 20-1 into the game.

Coaches Wanted

Greeneview seeks two coaches

JAMESTOWN — Greeneview High School is looking for a Reserve Softball Coach for this spring and Varsity Volleyball Coach for the Fall 2016 season. If interested, please email resume and letter of interest to Athletic Director Mark Rinehart at mark.rinehart@gvlsd.org .

COLLEGE

Women’s Basketball

Yellow Jackets lose G-MAC road game

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Kayla Linkous and Kaysie Brittenham both scored 10 points, while Cedarville University teammates Breanne Watterworth, Abby Wolford and Whitney Robinson tossed in seven points each, but host Kentucky Wesleyan outscored the Yellow Jackets by a 41-24 margin in the second half to claim a 58-45 win Thursday.

Wesleyan’s Brittany Wells scored a game-high 15 points to hand Cedarville its first Great Midwest Athletic Conference loss of the season.

Cedarville is now 16-6 overall, 7-1 G-MAC, while Kentucky Wesleyan climbs to 12-6, 6-2 G-MAC. The Yellow Jackets play at Trevecca University in Nashville, Tenn. at 3 p.m. today, Feb. 6. Their next home contest will be at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 11 when they’ll host Salem International.

Golf

Raiders second in HL preseason poll

INDIANAPOLIS — The Wright State golf team has been picked second in the Horizon League preseason poll, released Thursday by the league office. Voting was done by the eight head coaches in the league.

The Raiders, who finished third at the league championship last season, received 39 points and two first-place votes, just behind 2015 champion Cleveland State, who received 45 points and four first-place votes. Youngstown State was picked third, followed by Oakland, Northern Kentucky, Valparaiso, Detroit and Green Bay.

Wright State competed in six tournaments during the fall, including a third-place finish at the Northern Kentucky Classic and was fourth at the Murray State Invitational. Junior Ryan Wenzler posted a 72.2 round average over 15 rounds in the fall and was the individual champion at Northern Kentucky and tied for fourth at Murray State. Senior Cody Nickson was at 72.4 over 15 rounds, with his best finish being tied for third at Northern Kentucky.

WSU opens the spring portion of its schedule March 21-22 at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate in Sevierville, Tennessee. The Raiders will host the Wright State Intercollegiate, on April 3-4 at the Miami Valley Golf Club.

SIGNUPS

Bellbrook announces league signups

BELLBROOK — The Bellbrook Lions Club and Bellbrook T-Ball would like to announce registrations for the Summer Baseball/Softball program for children ages 6 through 15. Registration will take place at Stephen Bell Elementary in front of the gym entrance from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, February 27th, and from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3rd. Parents may also register their children by visiting the Lion’s Club website at www.bellbrooklions.org and follow the “Sports” link to T-Ball, Baseball and Softball registrations.

Fairborn girls softball taking registrations

FAIRBORN — The Fairborn Girls Softball Association is now accepting registrations for its fastpitch girls 10U to 18U and slowpitch girls 5-20 leagues. Girls from all communities are welcome.

Registration fee is $70 starting March 1, with a $10 discount for additional family members.

In-person registration will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Feb. 6 and 1-3 p.m. Feb. 21 at The Inside Scoop, located at 313 W. Main St.

For more information, visit the FGSA website at: fgsasoftball.com, or send email to: fgssasoftball.com.

BASEBALL CAMP

Beavercreek baseball clinic March 12

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek High School varsity baseball team will hold its sixth annual youth baseball clinic on Saturday, March 12. The clinic is for youth baseball players ages 8-14 and will be held in the main and auxiliary gyms at Beavercreek High School.

The morning session is for players ages 8-10 and costs $30. It begins at 9 a.m. and concludes at 11 a.m. The afternoon session is for ages 11-14. The full afternoon session is from 1 to 3 p.m., followed by a pitching-only segment from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. The fee for older players is $40.

Registration and fees will be processed on the day of the clinic. A camp t-shirt will be provided to all participants. Members of the team and the coaching staff will conduct the clinic. All proceeds from the clinic will go to the Beavercreek varsity baseball team.

Participants should bring their gloves, bats and helmets. Please note that if weather permits, portions of the clinic could be conducted outside. Participants should also bring cleats and suitable clothing.

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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