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Beavers knock off Westerville

BEAVERCREEK — No. 7-ranked Beavercreek upset Ohio’s fifth-ranked team, Westerville South, by a 25-19, 19-25, 20-25, 25-22, 16-14 score on May 13. Parker Mikesch (23 kills), Noah Buell (40 assists), Alan Fullenkamp (two aces and a pair of blocks) and Ricky Le (15 digs) all had solid games for Beavercreek (18-5). Westerville South falls to 17-6 with the loss.

State Boys Volleyball Rankings

COLUMBUS — The State Boys Volleyball rankings as of Monday, May 15 are below. First-place votes in parentheses: 1. Hilliard Darby (11) 181; 2. Cincinnati Elder (6) 179; 3. Cincinnati St. Xavier (2) 165; 4. Cincinnati Moeller (2) 160; 5. Westerville South 107; 6. Cleveland St. Ignatius 97; 7. Beavercreek 89; 8. Clayton Northmont 66; 9. Liberty Township Lakota East 30; 10. Centerville 24.

West Region Rankings: 1. Beavercreek 50; 2. Northmont 43; 3. Kettering Alter 40; 4. Lakota East 33; 5. Centerville 32; 6. Middletown Fenwick 26; 7. Carroll 21; 8. Dayton Chaminade Julienne 12; 9. Kettering Fairmont 10; 10. Middletown 7.

Beavercreek defeats Firebirds

BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek’s boys high school volleyball team (16-5) defeated West Chester Lakota West (6-10) in straight games, 25-19, 25-11, 25-14 on May 9. Michael Abbitt had nine kills, Noah Buell had 22 assists, Luke Kleinfelder served up six aces, Zach Lohner had a pair of blocks and Ricky Le recorded a dozen digs in the win.

Kids fishing derby

BEAVERCREEK — Grab those fishing poles, bait and tackle to a new derby location 8-11:30 a.m. May 20 to Phillips Park, 2132 Dayton-Xenia Road.

Beavercreek Parks, Recreation & Culture and McAfee Heating & Air are sponsoring the ninth annual Fishing Derby. Mister C will take the stage at 10:30 a.m. to do a Hair Raising Science program. Prizes will be awarded at 11 a.m. to the child who catches the smallest, largest and most fish. No pre-registration is required.

Contact the Beavercreek Parks, Recreation, and Culture Department at 937-427-5514 or email parks@beavercreekohio.gov for more information.

BYSA signups underway

BEAVERCREEK — Registration for the 34th season of the Beavercreek Youth Softball Association is under way. This is a co-ed recreational program for kindergarteners through seniors in high school. Good sportsmanship and team play are emphasized. Residents from surrounding communities are permitted to play. Kindergarten through the eighth grade teams are put together based on play- with requests and also grouped by schools and churches, while the ninth-10th grade league and 11-12th grade leagues are put together mostly by the players themselves.

Practices start in May and season play starts May 30 and ends late July. More information and registration forms are found at www.beavercreeksoftball.com or call 937-426-4610.

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.

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.

Pacesetter Open set

BEAVECREEK— Country Club of the North will once again play host to the 35th Pacesetter Open, Monday, June 26. The Pacesetter is a major fundraiser for the Wright State Athletic Department. All proceeds go to support Wright State’s student-athletes.

The day will include breakfast, a four-player golf scramble, and lunch served in the clubhouse afterward. Registration and warm-up will begin at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The cost for a foursome includes greens fee, cart, a complimentary gift, and food and beverage throughout the day. There are also sponsorship opportunities available.

For more information contact Deanna Terelle at 937-775-4936, or email her at Deanna.terelle@wright.edu.

Beavercreek fall basketball league

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek High School girls basketball program will be hosting its 18th annual girls basketball fall league. The games will be played on Sunday afternoons Sept. 10 through Oct. 22. All teams will play a total of seven games on five Sundays with no games on Sept. 17-24.

The league will be a total of 12 high school teams ninth through twelfth grade. There will be 8-10 girls per team, with only two players from each school on the same team. Space is limited to 120 players and restricted based on OHSAA rules. If interested email: creekgirlsfallleague@gmail.com or www.beavercreekathletics.com.

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