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Beavercreek soccer tops in area

XENIA — The Beavercreek High School boys soccer team is the No. 1 Division I team in the Dayton area according to the latest Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association poll.

The Beavers received 80 points to distance themselves from No. 2 Carroll (65), and No. 3 Centerville (60). In Division II, Bellbrook received 55 points and is No. 3 behind Kettering Alter (70), and Tipp City Tippecanoe (58). Yellow Springs (51) is No. 6 in Division III. Tipp City Bethel is No. 1 with 115 points.

Beavercreek’s girls are No. 2 in Division I with 86 points, just three behind Springboro. Those two tied, 0-0, Sept. 6. Centerville (85) is third. Bellbrook is No. 3 in Division II, 10 points behind No. 1 Alter (59) and one behind No. 2 Tippecanoe (50). Carroll (43) is fourth. Greeneview (30) is fifth in Division III. Sidney Lehman (58) is No. 1.

Beavers stay perfect in VB

BEAVERCREEK — Kelly Goenaga-Lask had 12 kills, five digs and a block, and Lauren Goenaga-Lask added seven kills, eight digs and a block as Beavercreek beat Chaminade-Julienne, 25-10, 25-11, 25-15, Sept. 5. Hanna Lefevers added 38 assists, three kills and a block, and Sarah Laughman chipped in eight kills. Anna Engelland had five kills, while Sarah Skaggs and Abby Heck each had four kills and a block.

Anna Nartker had six aces and five digs. Kaylee Fugate added two aces and a dig for 9-0 Beavercreek.

The Beavers also beat Wayne, 25-10, 25-14, 25-13, led by Lefevers, who had 27 assists, three blocks and six digs. The Goenaga-Lask sisters combined for 14 kills, 11 digs and two aces.

The Beavers host 8-0 Centerville at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7. Both are 3-0 in the Greater Western Ohio Conference National East division.

Raiders fall at Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN — The Wright State women’s soccer team fell Sept. 10 at Bowling Green, 2-0.

Bowling Green’s Rachel Winters collected her second goal of the season with assists from Nikhita Jacob and Maureen Kennedy at 21:12. The Falcons posted nine shots in the half as WSU goalie Maddie Jewell made four saves. The Falcons’ second goal came from Skylar Fleak at 83:53 with an assist to Kristin Tveit. The Raiders had 10 shots in the second 45, led by Monica Hennen, Jordyne Helinski and Erin Graefen with two each.

WSU is at home 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15 against Youngstown State.

WSU men defeat Oakland

FAIRBORN — The Wright State men’s soccer team defeated preseason Horizon League favorite Oakland 2-0, Sept. 9 at WSU’s Alumni Field to open conference play.

All the scoring came in the first 45 minutes as the Raiders jumped out to an early 1-0 lead by an own goal at 17:03 with an assist credited to Konstantin Eder. The second goal was setup by Luke Treadway as Alec Philippe notched his second goal of the year at 44:09. The Raiders had four shots in the first half to two for OU.

The Raiders play in Pittsburgh, Pa. at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 at Duquesne University.

WSU volleyball falls 3-1 in final match

FAIRBORN — The Wright State volleyball team fell 3-1 against West Virginia (17-25, 32-30, 19-25, 19-25) in their final match of the Wright State Holiday Inn Invitational on Sept. 9.

“We played very aggressive against West Virginia,” Coach Susan Clements said. “Our blocking was much better today, and we served very well to get them out of system. We had a few missed opportunities and some miscommunication that we need to continue to improve on in practice. Overall, we got better each match.”

Wright State will travel to Chicago to play in the Chicago State Invitational, Sept. 15-16, where they will take on Southeast Missouri, Louisiana, and host Chicago State.

WSU defeats Tech, 3-1

FAIRBORN — The Wright State volleyball team defeated Tennessee Tech 3-1 tonight (25-17, 22-25, 29-27, 25-15) in their second match of Wright State’s Holiday Inn Invitational on Sept. 8.

Women beat Valparaiso

FAIRBORN — The Wright State women’s soccer team moved to 4-3 on the season with a 3-0 non-conference victory over Valparaiso (4-3), Sept. 8 at Alumni Field.

Senior Sarah Colvin scored her third goal of the season at the 9:34 mark of the first half following a beautiful assist from Mattie Cutts. It was her second on the season. The Raiders played the majority of the first half on their own offensive end.

The Raiders continued to control the field in the second half and were able to notch the second goal of the game 10 minutes in, following a relentless attack, starting with a save by Valparaiso goalkeeper Kezia Gasell on a free kick by Niki Romero, and finally put away by sophomore defender Andrea Gomez for her first of the season.

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