Sports Digest


COUNTY ACTION

HIGH SCHOOL

Friday night football scores

GREENE COUNTY — Due to Friday night press deadlines we are unable to give a complete score schedule in Saturday’s edition. Here are the football scoares around Greene County.

Beavercreek 21, Fairmont 14 OT

Piqua 55, Xenia 20

Tippecanoe 45, Fairborn 44

Eaton 41, Bellbrook 35

Chaminade Julienne 38, Carroll 7

Greeneview 27, West Liberty-Salem 13

Southeastern 27, Cedarville 12

Beavercreek girls soccer wins again

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Beavers improved to 6-2-2 overallwith a 4-0 win over Hilliard Bradley Sept. 24. Beavercreek was scheduled to host Chaminade-Julienne Monday and Wayne Tuesday, Sept. 28.

Beavercreek boys lose first

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek boys soccer team lost its first match this season, falling 3-1 to Columbus St. Charles Sept. 24. Ryan Bernt gave the Beavers an early lead, but St. Charles tied it before halftime and then scored two goals in the second half. The Beavers are 7-1 overall and are at Wayne Tuesday and Springboro Thursday.

Beavers volleyball drops pair

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek volleyball lost a pair of matches at Seton High School in Cincinnati Sept. 24. The hosts beat the Beavers, 28-26, 25-15, while Mason beat the Beavers, 25-15, 25-20. Beavercreek is 8-7 and was at Oakwood Monday.

Beavers still tops in area poll

XENIA — The Beavercreek Beavers are still No. 1 in the Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association boys Division I poll. Beavercreek picked up 40 points, six more than No. 2 Springboro and nine more than No. 3 Centerville. Xenia (12 points) is ninth. Kettering Alter jumped ahead of Carroll in the D-II poll by virtue of its 2-0 win over Carroll earlier this week. Alter received 87 points, while Carroll had 83. Bellbrook (50 points) is fifth. Yellow Springs is fourth in the D-II poll with 48 points, 31 behind No. 1 Dayton Christian.

The Beavercreek girls are No. 3 in the D-III poll with 56 points. Springboro had 67 to rank first, while Centerville was second with 60 points. Xenia (14 points) was ninth. Carroll’s girls (56 points) are No. 1 in the D-II poll, edging Alter by three points. Bellbrook (30 points) is fifth.

Beavers fall to Panthers

BEAVERCREEK — Springboro came from behind to beat Beavercreek, 25-16, 18-25, 18-25, 25-20, 15-6, in girls volleyball, Tuesday, Sept. 20. The Beavers are 8-5 and have a tri-match on Saturday Sept. 24 at Cincinnati Seton with the hosts and Mason.

COLLEGE

Volleyball wins league opener

FAIRBORN — After dropping the first set, the Wright State volleyball team held a .246-.134 hitting advantage the rest of the way in winning its Horizon League opener Friday, Sept. 23, a four-set decision at UIC.

Tennis competes invitational

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Wright State women’s tennis team competed in the opening day of the UB Invitational Friday, Sept. 23 in Buffalo, N.Y. The Raiders picked up five singles wins on the day, with the doubles teams of Haily Morgan/Linsey Verstrepen and Aby Madrigal/Vanessa Madrigal also winning. Singles Draw A: Linsey Verstrepen def. Ali Hutchinson (Niagara) 6-0, 6-0; Chantal Martinez-Blanco (Buffalo) def. Elaine Cloern 6-2, 6-1.

The second day of the UB Invitational Sept. 24 Vanessa Madrigal advanced to the finals of Draw B singles with a 6-3, 6-1 win in the semifinals over Claire Aleck of Toledo. Madrigal will face Buffalo’s Mercedes Losada in Sunday’s final. Linsey Verstrepen, Tori Turner, Haily Morgan and Megan Brdicka will compete for third in Draw A, B, C and D singles, respectively. In doubles play, the duo of Aby Madrigal/Vanessa Madrigal won the Draw B doubles title while Morgan/Verstrepen finished runner-up in Draw A doubles.

The final day Vanessa Hopwood finished second in Draw B singles while Linsey Verstrepen was third in Draw A singles. Wright State is back in action next weekend, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, as the Raiders host their invitational at Springboro High School and the South Regency Tennis Center.

Men compete at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Wright State men’s tennis team competed Friday, Sept. 23 in the opening day of the Purdue Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind. Jacob Perkins, Javier Alvarez and Jonas Brezing each picked up a win in singles play while the duo of Brezing/Perkins had a win in doubles.

WSU Results: Flight A Singles – Avi Ben Shabat (Butler) def. Jacob Perkins 6-1, 6-4; Jacob Perkins def. James Hardman (Southern Indiana) 6-4, 6-3.

Men’s tennis team competed in day two of the Purdue Invitational on Sept. 24. WSU Results: Flight A Singles – Jacob Perkins def. Zac Brodney (Indianapolis) 3-6, 6-4, 10-7.

The Raiders return to action at the Valparaiso Invitational Oct. 14-16.

Volleyball falls at Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The Wright State volleyball team dropped a three-set Horizon League decision at Milwaukee Saturday, Sept. 24.

Soccer rolls past Green Bay

FAIRBORN — The Wright State women’s soccer team scored a season-high five goals, two coming from Sarah Colvin, in rolling to a 5-1 Horizon League victory over Green Bay Saturday, Sept. 24 at Alumni Field.

Men’s soccer 4-0 win

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. — The Wright State men’s soccer team tallied two goals late in the first half and added two more in the second half for a 4-0 Horizon League victory at Northern Kentucky Saturday, Sept. 24.

Golf tied for sixth

BATAVIO — The Wright State golf team is tied for sixth after the opening two rounds of the NKU Collegiate Classic Sunday in Batavia, Ohio. Senior Chris Rossi leads the way for the Raiders as he is tied for sixth with a two-round score of 145 (74-71). The final round is set for Monday.

WSU Results: T10) Chris Rossi, 74-71=145; T25) Sam Meek, 72-76=148 *; T27) Austin Sipe, 73-76=149; T27) Mitch Lehigh, 76-73=149; T38) Ryan Wenzler, 79-71=150; T55) Austin Schoonmaker, 75-77=152 *; T75) Blake Hale, 80-76=156 *; T84) Alec Velasco, 76-83=159. * Competed as Individual.

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