Sports Digest


COUNTY ACTION

HIGH SCHOOL

Last week’s football results

Greeneview 42, Catholic Central 7

Springfield 40, Xenia 18

Fairborn 35, Stebbins 34

McNicholas 35, Carroll 17

Valley View 43, Bellbrook 14

Triad 47, Cedarville 7

Springboro 31, Beavercreek 28

Beavercreek stays No. 1 in poll

BEAVERCREEK — Several area high schools remained ranked among the Miami Valley’s best in the latest Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches poll Sept. 30.

In Boys Division I, Beavercreek earned 60 votes to claim the no. 1 spot. Xenia is currently ranked no. 8 in the same poll. Carroll remains second in the MVSSCA’s Division II poll, just eight votes behind leader Kettering Alter. Bellbrook is ranked fourth in the D II boys poll, with neighboring Greenon currently ninth.

In D III, Yellow Springs is ranked no. 4 among Miami Valley schools with Metro Buckeye Conference foe Dayton Christian listed as no. 1. In the girls Division I poll, Beavercreek finds itself ranked second, just eight points behind front-runner Springboro. Xenia is also ranked among the valley’s top D-I programs. The Buccaneers are in a tie with Vandalia Butler for eighth.

Three area teams are among the top-ranked teams in girls Division II: Carroll finds itself in second, just three points behind Greater Catholic League rival Alter. Bellbrook is ranked fifth, with Greenon rounding out the area’s top-10 in 10th. There are no area teams currently ranked in the girls D-III poll.

‘Creek boys, Carroll girls state ranked

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek boys high school soccer program and the Carroll girls high school program are both ranked in the most recent Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association state poll, released Monday, Oct. 3.

Beavercreek (8-1-1) is currently ranked fifth in the OSSCA boys Division I state poll with 58 votes. Cleveland St. Ignatius is first with an 8-0-1 record and 100 votes.

In the girls Division II state poll, the Carroll Patriots (6-1-3) garnered 27 votes to rank no. 8. Fellow Greater Catholic League Coed school Cincinnati McNicholas is ranked first in D II with a 10-1-1 record and 97 votes.

Beavers, Panthers play to 3-all

SPRINGBORO — Beavercreek rallied from a 2-0 halftime deficit to tie host Springboro, 3-3, Thursday, Sept. 29 at Ralph E. Wade Soccer Stadium. Dominic Calabrese scored two goals while Caleb Austin added another for the Beavers (8-1-1 overall, 6-0-1 in the Greater Western Ohio Conference’s National East Division).

Springboro leads the GWOC National West with a 6-2-3 overall mark, 4-0-2 in the division. Beavercreek will host Hilliard Bradley in a noon match today, Oct. 1 at Beavercreek High.

Girls beat Fairmont

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek girls varsity volleyball team beat Kettering Fairmont, 3-1, on Friday Sept. 30 in four sets. Varsity is now 11-7 and will face Springfield at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4.

Beavercreek boys win

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek boys varsity soccer beat Hillard Bradley, 4-0, on Saturday, Oct. 1. Beavercreek goals were scored by: Dominic Calabrese; Joe Jennings; and Hunter Jewell (2). Assists were by: Evan DeWine; Evan Williams; Caleb Austin; and Calabrese. The shutout was recorded by Liam Dipple and Brandon Harroff.

BHS girls win

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek girls varsity soccer team beat Huber Heights Wayne, 9-0, on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Beavers edge C-J

BEAVERCREEK — One goal was enough for Beavercreek to beat Chaminade-Julienne in girls soccer Sept. 26. Beavercreek is 7-2-2 overall and has posted four straight shutout wins. Beavercreek has allowed just eight goals all season. Lauren Galloway is third in the Greater Western Ohio Conference with 5.7 shutouts.

Beavers among state’s best

COLUMBUS — Beavercreek’s boys soccer team moved up a spot in the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association Division I state poll released Monday, Sept. 26. Beavercreek is tied for fourth with Mason, each receiving 61 points. Cleveland St. Ignatius is still a unanimous no. 1 with 100 points. Columbus St. Charles, which handed Beavercreek its only loss on Saturday, Sept. 24, is second.

In the D-II poll, Carroll’s boys dropped to a tie for sixth with 46 points after a loss to now-no. 2 Kettering Alter. Columbus St. Francis DeSales is no. 1 with 100 points. The Carroll girls are fourth in D II with 57 points. Cincinnati McNicholas (98 points) is no. 1.

Carroll qualifies for district

XENIA — The Carroll girls golf team finished second at the Division II sectional tournament at WGC, Tuesday, Sept. 27 to qualify for the district meet. The Patriots actually tied for first with Kettering Alter, each posting a score of 362. However Alter was awarded first place based on a lower score by its fifth golfer. Brittany Blaschak was the medalist, shooting a 77. Gracy Mackey had 93, Hannah Davis 97 and Mackenzie Donaldson 95.

Greeneview, in its first year as a team, was sixth in the 13-team event. Celine Freetage shot 103, Frankie Fife 110, Bryona Hudson 111 and Alexis Abling 121 for the Rams.

COLLEGE

Women’s soccer shuts out Cleveland State

CLEVELAND — Aaliyah Patten assisted the first goal 44 seconds into the match and added an insurance goal in the second half as the Wright State women’s soccer team defeated Cleveland State, 2-0, in Horizon League action Sept. 28 at Krenzler Field.

Men compete at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Wright State men’s tennis team competed at the Purdue Invitational.

Jacob Perkins lost his first match in flight A, 1-6, 4-6, but then won his final two, 6-4, 6-3 and 3-6, 6-4, 10-7. Javier Alvarez won his first match in flight E, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 and lost his second match, 4-6, 1-6. He lost his third match, 6-7 (5-7), 2-6. Jonas Brezing lost his first match in that flight, 4-6, 1-6, and won his next two, 603, 6-2 and 6-4, 6-2.

In doubles flight A, Brezing and Perkins won, 7-5, before losing, 4-6, and 2-6. The Raiders return to action Oct. 14-16 at the Valparaiso (Ind.) Invitational.

WSU 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 earns 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 Saturday, Sept. 24 at Northern Kentucky.

Raiders fall at N.C. State

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Wright State men’s soccer team opened the scoring and later tied the score in the first half, only to see North Carolina State score the final two goals of the contest for a 4-2 decision, Tuesday, Sept. 27.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Hockey holding alumni golf outing

BEAVERCREEK — The 2016-17 season marks the 20th anniversary of the Beavercreek varsity hockey program and in celebration, the program will hold the first Beavercreek Varsity Hockey Alumni Friends & Family Golf Scramble. It will be held Saturday, Oct. 22 at Locust Hills Golf Course in Springfield. Organizers hope to have a group of players from each of the 20 years of the hockey program represented. Included with the $80 entry fee are 18 holes of golf, cart, driving range, box lunch, dinner, and the chance to participate in a silent auction, raffle, and some fun games and competitions on and off the course. Dinner without golf is $20.

Registration and use of the driving range starts 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Dinner and awards will be at approximately 6 p.m. highlighted by the introduction of the new Beavercreek varsity hockey head coach and former U.S. Air Force Academy NCAA Division I player, Brig. Gen. Greg Gutterman. Sponsorship signs are available for businesses, individuals, or families. Sign up to sponsor/and or golf at www.golfoutingpro.com/event/beavercreekhockey. For more information, contact tournament director Bill Daniels at veritable@aol.com.

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