Local Sports Briefs


Nick Massey (left), Alex Anders


COLLEGE

Beavercreek duo earn league honors

By Nicholas Huenefeld/OCCAC Sports Information

DAYTON — Sinclair Community College (21-2) completed a perfect 6-0 week in NJCAA Region XII play, and the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference has recognized freshman Nick Massey (Beavercreek) with the Player of the Week award and sophomore Alex Anders (Beavercreek) with the Pitcher of the Week honor. This is the second time this season that Sinclair has had two players win this weekly award.

Massey went 11-for-21 (.524) last week while adding eight runs, one double, two triples, six RBI, two walks and three stolen bases during the six-game winning streak.

He scored at least one run in five of the six games, including a pair of two run games. His triples came against Lansing and Macomb, and he had a week-high three RBI in a 12-11 win over Lansing.

Massey is hitting .446 this year through 21 games. He has 25 RBI, three doubles, three triples, four home runs and nine stolen bases.

Anders, meanwhile, tossed a seven inning complete-game shutout in a 9-0 win over Macomb (Mich.). He allowed three hits and two walks while striking out six.

Anders is 3-0 this year with a 3.00 ERA. He has 29 strikeouts over 28 innings pitched.

Sinclair plays all their home games at Grady’s Field at Athletes in Action in Xenia.

HIGH SCHOOL

Baseball

Triad blanks Greeneview

NORTH LEWISBURG — Dylan Lehotay had two hits, but host Triad came away with a 3-0 shutout win Tuesday.

Skyhawks win on the road

NEW CARLISLE — Jake Neece got the win on the mound for Fairborn. Offensively the Skyhawks continued hitting the ball hard. Fairborn leaves for Chattanooga, Tenn. on Tuesday evening, and will play in the Pounder Invitational. The Skyhawks will open up play at 5:15 p.m. today against Chattanooga Central. Jacob Webb will be on the mound for the Skyhawks, please tune into Twitter to follow the game @FHS_Baseball9.

Fairborn, now 2-1 after defeating Piqua, 15-9, on Monday, continues its Tennessee road trip with games against Aurora, Ill. (4:30 p.m. Thursday), Southside, Ala. (5:15 p.m. Friday) and against Sale Creek, Tenn. (11 a.m. Saturday.) The team will play its next home game Monday when they will open up Greater Western Ohio Conference, South Division play with a 5 p.m. home contest against Miamisburg.

Boys Tennis

Sidney nips the Buccaneers

XENIA — The host Xenia Buccaneers earned wins at second singles by Connor Sell and at second doubles, by Thomas Dyamond and Dorien Morris, in Tuesday’s 3-2 team loss to Sidney.

Sidney 3, Xenia 2

SINGLES: 1. Dylan Vonderhuevel (S) def. Jason Jones 6-4, 8-6; 2. Connor Sell (X) def. Daichi Urata, 4-6, 6-4, 6-0; 3. Michael Feree (S) def. Zane Cukovecki 6-4, 6-1.

DOUBLES: 1. Derek Brady-Connor Armstrong (S) def. Chris Brodsky-Michael Graham 7-5, 6-4; 2. Thomas Dyamond-Dorien Morris (X) def. Logan Searcy-Alan Davidson 6-4, 6-1.

Hall of Fame

Xenia taking Hall of Fame nominations

XENIA — Nominations for Class of 2016 inductees into the Xenia Athletic Hall of Fame are now being accepted.

A nomination form can be obtained by going to the Xenia Community Schools official website, then to the Athletics link, and then to the Athletic Hall of Fame link. An individual, a team, a coach, and/or a community contributor can be nominated. These nominations can be for those athletes, teams, coaches, and community contributors who were associated with Xenia Central, Xenia High School, Xenia East, and/or Spring Valley. Nominations will be considered from all eras. The deadline to submit nomination forms is April 6.

For more details, please contact Gregg Cross at 937-372-5417.

RUNNING

Spring Has Sprung 5K April 2

XENIA — Registration is now open for Greene County Public Health’s Seventh Annual Spring Has Sprung Healthy Families 5K Run-Walk Saturday, April 2 at the Xenia YMCA located at 135 E. Church St.

This event supports the efforts of the health district to provide and promote healthier lifestyle choices in Greene County, and encourages healthy, active lifestyles in Greene County.

Registration and check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Xenia YMCA with the pet- and stroller-friendly run-walk beginning at 9 a.m. The course features a flat terrain in and around the Xenia area beginning and ending at the Xenia YMCA. Afterwards, healthy refreshments will be provided and participants can visit the various sponsors and vendors in the gymnasium.

The cost is $15 per person by March 25, which includes an event T-shirt. After March 25, the cost is $20 per person – T-shirt not guaranteed. Teams of 10 or more are eligible to receive a discount. Interested groups should call Laurie Fox at 937-374-5669 for more information. Medals will be awarded to the top three male/female in each age category and a grand prize will be awarded for the top male/female overall.

Register online for the 5K at www.speedy-feet.com. A brochure with a registration form will be posted to www.gcph.info soon. The Greene County Health District is looking for additional sponsors for the event. If you are interested in sponsorship, donation of a door prize, or need further information on this event contact Fox at lfox@gcph.info or call 937-374-5669.

GOLF

Rotary Club outing, May 20

BEAVERCREEK — The Rotary Club of Beavercreek will host the 34th Annual Beavercreek Rotary Club Memorial Golf Outing Friday, May 20 at the City of Beavercreek Golf Club.

The four-team scramble format will provide prizes for skills competitions throughout the day. Check in begins at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start slated for 12:30 p.m. The awards ceremony will follow the scramble at 5 p.m. on the patio overlooking the course.

Cost for the scramble is $100 per person; $400 per foursome. The fee includes greens fee, cart, lunch, and refreshments. Registration is currently open. In addition, there are several opportunities for organizations to sponsor the event, including.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Beavercreek Schools’ Multi-handicapped classrooms, Wright State University scholarships, STEM fellowships and Owen’s Place.

MOTORSPORTS

Spring Street Car Nationals at Kil-Kare

XENIA — Kil-Kare Dragway will kick off its 2016 racing season with the Spring Street Car Nationals, on April 9. Gates will open at 10 a.m. Time runs will take place until noon, and first-round eliminations begin at 12:30 p.m. Cars are required to have a Elapsed Time of 14 seconds and up. Drivers must have valid tags, license, D.O.T Tires, No Track Prep, No Burnout Box. Entry is $50, with a $25 buy-back option. Winner will receive $1,000! Spectators get in for $5, carloads $10, kids 15 & under get in free with a paid adult.

Kil-Kare is located on 1166 Dayton-Xenia Road, in Xenia.

Nick Massey (left), Alex Anders
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_MasseyAnders.jpgNick Massey (left), Alex Anders

Compiled by John Bombatch. Please send your sports information to: sports@xeniagazette.com, or to: jbombatch@civitasmedia.com, or both! Thank you!

Compiled by John Bombatch. Please send your sports information to: sports@xeniagazette.com, or to: jbombatch@civitasmedia.com, or both! Thank you!

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