Greene County Sports Digest


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Beavers beat the ‘Bolts

CLAYTON — Beavercreek High School’s boys volleyball team swept Clayton Northmont in three sets on May 2. Zach Lohner bashed a dozen kills, Parker Mikesch dove for 13 digs and served three aces, Noah Buell doled out 13 assists and Riley Bell came up with four blocks for the Beavers, now 15-5. Northmont falls to 12-4 with Tuesday’s loss.

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.

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.

Pfeffer named all-horizon

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Wright State University senior Kate Pfeffer has been named to the Softball Academic All-Horizon League Team, it was announced Friday May 5 by the league office.

Pfeffer (Clayton Northmont), who has a 3.74 grade-point average in Language Arts Education, has appeared in 39 games with 31 starts so far this season, making starts at catcher and in left field. She drove in two runs and scored twice in the second game of a doubleheader at Green Bay on April 1 and scored two runs in the second game of a twinbill at Cleveland State on April 8.

In a three-game series sweep of Northern Kentucky earlier this week, Pfeffer scored a pair of runs in the opener on May 4 and had three hits in the May 5 doubleheader.

Wright State (20-26, 14-7 Horizon) heads to Valparaiso this weekend for a three-game series to wrap up the regular season.

Bowl with the Reds

CINCINNATI — Register today for the Cincinnati Reds Bowling Bash presented by Adams Recovery Center on Sunday, June 4 at the Super Bowl in Erlanger, KY.

Enjoy this unique opportunity to bowl alongside your favorite Reds players. The entire 2017 Reds team is scheduled to appear and help raise money for the Reds Community Fund.

Each lane of six bowlers will enjoy an evening of food, fun and bowling. Meet the 2017 Reds players and coaches, enjoy 2.5 hours of unlimited bowling, a buffet dinner, Reds gift bag and more. Cost is $150 per individual bowler registration, $1,000 for a full lane of six bowlers. For more information and to sign up, visit www.reds.com/bowling or call 513-765-7240.

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