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Meet the team night at Beavercreek

BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek’s basketball teams will be introduced 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 at the Ed Zink Fieldhouse at Beavercreek High School. The boys and girls high school and middle school teams will there along with cheerleaders, the pep band, the Beaverettes and the Beavercreek Stars.

Three local residents in championship

WILLIAMSBURG, K.Y. — The University of Cumberland women’s cross country team placed three runners in the top 10 to lead the Patriots to a second-place finish at the Mid-South Conference (MSC) Championships, Nov. 5 at Phil Moore Park. Each of Cumberland’s three finishers punched their ticket to the NAIA Cross Country Nationals.

Second across the line, finishing eighth overall and earning second team all-conference in a time of 19:15.8 was Meg McGaha of Beavercreek. Maureen McGaha of Beavercreek was just behind McGaha to earn second team all-conference honors, while punching her first-ever ticket to nationals in a time of 19:35.0.

Rounding out the team’s placing was Julia MacPherson of Beavercreek, running 21:46.6 and finishing 43rd overall. The women’s team finished second of eight teams.

Local resident leads CU team

WILLIAMSBURG, K.Y. — The University of Cumberland men’s cross country team finished third, while two runners garnered all-conference recognition at the Mid-South Conference (MSC) Championships Saturday morning at Phil Moore Park. The Patriots top two runners punched their ticket to the NAIA Cross Country Nationals.

The Patriots were led by Samuel Beal of Beavercreek who was second overall in a time of 25:16.7, earning first team all-conference and a ticket to nationals.

Cinibulk named to All-Liberty team

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Peter Cinibulk of Bellbrook and the Rochester Institute of Technology men’s soccer team was named to the 2016 Liberty League Men’s Soccer All-Conference Team. Cinibulk was an honorable mention pick.

Cinibulk played in 15 games in net, posting four wins and five shut outs. Cinibulk was sixth in the Liberty League with a 0.95 goals against average, second with 68 saves, eighth with an .810 save percentage. He played in seven Liberty League games posting a 1.30 goals against average and a .756 save percentage.

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