Sports Digest


Beavers win Cleveland tri-match

CUYAHOGA FALLS — Beavercreek (11-3) claimed wins over Gahanna Lincoln (25-17, 25-21, 25-20) and host Walsh Jesuit (25-21, 18-25, 25-21, 25-17) April 22. Noah Buell dished out a combined 59 assists in the two matches, Parker Mikesch had 15 kills and 11 digs against Gahanna Lincoln, and eight more digs in the win over Walsh (8-5).

Luke Kleinfelder recorded three aces against Gahanna and Zach Lohner came up with four blocks against the Lions (6-10). Lohner had five more blocks in the win over Walsh, while Beavers teammate Michael Abbott had 13 kills and five blocks.

Patriots defeat Purcell Marian

RIVERSIDE — Carroll High School softball defeated Greater Catholic League Co-Ed opponent Cincinnati Purcell Marian, 7-6 April 18. Camryn Joseph hit a double scoring two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, putting the Patriots ahead by one run. Purcell rallied back in the top of the seventh and gained a one run lead. In the bottom of the seventh, the Patriots took advantage of two Cavalier miscues to put runners into scoring position and ultimately allowed the winning run to score.

On April 19, Carroll (5-4, 3-2 GCL Co-ed North) won over Cincinnati Roger Bacon, 20-13. Regayn Lakes went 4-for-4 with a triple, Camryn Joseph went 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBI, and Lydia Hughes had four RBI. Emma Hughes got the win on the mound for her fifth win of the season.

Girls basketball camp

BEAVERCREEK — The 17th Beavercreek Girls Basketball Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 5-8 at Beavercreek High School. Cost is $90 per camper. Cost is $80 for any camper who registers before May 20. Girls in grades 1-8 are eligible for the camp, which will be hosted by BHS girls basketball coach and three-time Ohio coach of the year Ed Zink and BHS girls basketball’s all-time leading scorer Amanda (Reese) Crockett. Current and past BHS basketball players will also be on hand. The last day of camp, June 8, is Mother-Daughter Camp Day. Family members are invited to participate.

For more information, call Ed Zink at 937-657-1515 or by email: Edward.Zink@gmail.com, or contact Amanda Reese at 773-401-8585, or by email at areese@northpark.edu.

Beavercreek beats ‘Bolts

BEAVERCREEK — Host Beavercreek claimed a 25-15, 31-33, 25-22, 25-20 win over Clayton Northmont April 19. The Beavers (9-3) were led by Parker Mikesch (15 kills, 30 digs), Noah Buell (36 assists, 11 digs), Zach Lohner (three blocks) and Ricky Le (16 digs). Northmont falls to 6-3. Beavercreek’s next action will be on Saturday April 22 when they travel to Cleveland to take on Cuyahoga Falls Stowe Walsh Jesuit and Gahanna Lincoln.

Buddies program returns

DAYTON — Have you ever wanted to run onto Fifth Third Field alongside the Dayton Dragons? Visit your local Kroger store to sign up for a chance to be a Baseball Buddy. Kids (ages 7-13) who are randomly selected as winners. To enter, look for the display at your local Kroger store at the Customer Service Desk.

The Kroger Baseball Buddies experience includes: Hanging out in the dugout during pre-game to meet the Dragons players; Getting autographs and photos with the Dragons team; Being introduced over the PA like a player; Running out on the field with the team before that day’s game. Kroger Baseball Buddies will also receive several gifts including: A replica Dragons jersey, Dragons baseball hat, Drawstring backpack, Dragons pen and baseball to be autographed. One baseball buddy will win a free Fun Day at Fifth Third Field with 20 of their friends and Dragons players.

Dragon’s tickets for BHS

DAYTON — The Dayton Dragons are selling $12 game tickets to help support the Beavercreek High School baseball program. Tickets are on sale for games at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2 p.m. Sunday April 30, and 7 p.m. Sunday, May 28. Contact carl.hertzberg@daytondragons.com or 937-228-2287 ext 160 for more information.

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