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COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ACTION

‘Creek boys win finale

BEAVERCREEK — Ryan Bernt and Nicholas Togliatti scored as Beavercreek beat Cincinnati Walnut Hills 2-1 Oct. 15. Evan DeWine and Preston Casey had assists for the 14-1-1 Beavers. Liam Dipple and Brandon Harroff shared time in goal.

Beavercreek boys win poll title

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek boys soccer team won the Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association Division-I poll title. The Beavers had 50 points, finishing eight ahead of no. 2 Springboro. Xenia (13 points) was ninth.

The Carroll boys finished second in the D-II poll with 54 Points. Kettering Alter was no. 1 with 60 points. Bellbrook and Chaminade-Julienne tied for fourth with 36 points. Yellow Springs was fourth in the boys D-III poll with 44 points. Dayton Christian was no. 1 with 68 points.

Beavercreek’s girls were second in the final D-I poll, nine points behind Springboro, which received 60 points. Xenia, which beat Fairborn, 3-0, Oct. 13, was eighth with 19 points.

Carroll was tied for second with Tipp City Tippecanoe in the D-II poll. Each had 33 points, six behind no. 1 Alter. Bellbrook was fifth with 21 points.

Beavers volleyball swept by Elks

BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek’s girls volleyball team finished second in the Greater Western Ohio Conference National East Division after losing a three-set match to Centerville, Oct. 13. Had the Beavers won, they would have tied the Elks for the title. The scores were 16-25, 18-25, 18-25. Beavercreek ends the regular season 14-8 overall and 9-3 in the GWOC.

Beavers tie Elks

BEAVERCREEK — Senior midfielder Marissa Ashbrook scored her 12th goal this season, Oct. 12 as Beavercreek and Centerville tied 1-1 in girls soccer. The tie gave the Elks the Greater Western Ohio Conference’s National East title with a 6-0-2 record. Beavercreek is 11-2-3 overall and 5-1-2 in the GWOC East. The Beavers host Franklin Oct. 18 in sectional tournament action. The Beavercreek has gone 10 matches without a loss and had won eight straight by shutout before Wednesday’s tie.

‘Creek girls win

BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek’s girls varsity soccer team beat Tipp City Tippecanoe High School, 5-0, on Oct. 10. The Beavers were scheduled to wrap up their regular season Oct. 12 at Centerville, before opening sectional tournament play at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at home against Franklin.

Beavercreek beats Centerville

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek boys soccer team beat Centerville, 4-0 on Oct. 11, to clinch the Greater Western Ohio Conference’s National East division title. Goals were scored by Vince Young (2), Joshua Fleck and Evan Williams. Assists were by Dominic Calabrese (2), Joe Jennings and Fleck. Beavercreek finished the regular season with a 13-1-1 overall mark, and was 7-0-1 in GWOC National East play. The loss was Centerville’s first against National East competition. The Elks finished second in the division with a 7-5-4 overall record, 5-1-2 in the GWOC National East.

COUNTY COLLEGE ACTION

Beal earns NAIA Runner of the Week

WILLIAMSBURG, K.Y. — Samuel Beal of Beavercreek earned his first NAIA Runner of the Week award as released by the NAIA today after his impressive fifth place finish at Queens Royals XC Challenge in Charlotte, N.C., where Beal was also the first NAIA contestant to cross the line at this event. Beal ran 24:23.1 which tied a 20-year-old school record at the Cumberlands. The record was previously held by Gareth Wilford in 1996.

This type of finish has become quiet the habit for Beal as he has finished in the top 10 all season thus far. Beal started his season with a 2nd place finish at Berea, then went on to finish third at Cedarville another NCAA D-II laden field, followed by a ninth place finish at the Greater Louisville Classic where he lead all other MSC competition.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Junior Raider Cheerleader camp

FAIRBORN — The Wright State University Raider cheerleaders and dancers will hold registration and training camp for the 2016-17 Junior Raider Cheerleaders program 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 at the Wright State Nutter Center. The program is open to girls and boys ages 7-15. For more information, email wsucheerdanz@wright.edu or call 937-775-7281.

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. 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. 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.

Clark State Volley for the Cure

SPRINGFIELD – Clark State Community College will host the Ninth annual Volley for the Cure 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 in the gymnasium on the Leffel Lane campus.

Teams from Clark State, Bobby Fisher Distributing and The Assurant Group will participate in Volley for the Cure. All monies raised are donated to the Breast Cancer Endowment Fund of Clark County. Additional activities include face painting, pumpkin painting, concessions, a 50/50 raffle and a silent auction.

Meet the FHS girls basketball team

FAIRBORN — The Fairborn girls basketball team will be introduced from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 in the Fairborn Baker Middle School Gymnasium. The Fairborn Skyhawks youth basketball teams, Baker Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade teams, Fairborn High School junior varsity and the Fairborn varsity Team will all be introduced to the public and will demonstrate their skills. There will be concessions available, a 50/50 raffle, prizes and more.

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