Sports Digest


Knights defeat Carroll

RIVERSIDE — Visiting Alter held a 28-14 halftime lead and held on for a low-scoring 38-28 boys high school basketball win over Carroll, Feb. 8, in a Greater Catholic League Co-Ed contest. Alter’s Brady Uhl and Carroll’s Matt Cogan shared high scoring honors with 13 points each.

Warner in quarterfinals

Firebirds beat Beavercreek

KETTERING — Host Fairmont outscored Beavercreek by a 42-22 margin in the second and third quarters combined, to roll to a 67-42 girls high school basketball win on Feb. 9 at Trent Arena. Madison Bartley led Fairmont with 16 points scored. Beavercreek’s Taylor Steinbrunner led the Beavers (13-9, 6-6 Greater Western Ohio Conference East) with 13 points.

Rams bowlers fifth, sixth

BEAVERCREEK — The Greeneview High School girls bowling team placed fifth out of seven teams, while the boys bowling team placed sixth out of nine teams in the boys competition, at the Ohio Heritage Conference bowling tournament, Feb. 9 at Beaver-Vu Lanes.

Anna Willingham rolled a three-game 464 series to place sixth in the girls tournament. Braedan Brennaman placed eighth overall in the boys competition with a three-game series of 527. Mechanicsburg won the boys tournament, while Greenon won the girls event.

Carroll sweeps Alter

RIVERSIDE — In a close battle throughout, host Carroll claimed a 44-39 win over Greater Catholic Co-Ed North division foe Alter, Feb. 6 in girls high school basketball. The Patriots had defeated Alter 43-32 when the two teams met on Jan. 9 in Kettering. Carroll easily won the GCL Co-Ed North with a 20-1 overall record, 10-0 in the league. No individual statistics were reported by Carroll, who will host powerhouse Minster at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 for its final regular season game. The Minster-Carroll matchup was originally supposed to take place during the Flyin’ To The Hoop basketball showcase in January, but had to be rescheduled due to a snowstorm.

Beavers sign 10

BEAVERCREEK — Ten Beavercreek High School student athletes signed their respective National Letters of Intent to participate in collegiate sports and further their education. Those who signed on Feb. 6 were:

Taylor Steinbrunner (Girls Basketball, Defiance College); Sean Callahan (Football, Taylor University); Connor Tinch (Football, Urbana University); Reagan Johnson (Girls Golf, Capital University); Jonah Ackerson (Boys Soccer, Marietta College); Hunter Jackson (Boys Soccer, Huntington University); Ryan Wightman (Boys Soccer, Ohio Northern University); Ella Bianco (Girls Soccer, Gardner-Webb University); Lexi Grice (Girls Soccer, Wilmington College); and Rachel McNutt (Rowing, Duke University).

‘Creek loses in overtime

CINCINNATI — Host Western Hills outscored Beavercreek 15-10 in overtime to claim a 65-60 boys high school basketball win on Feb. 5. No statistics were available for Western Hills. Chris Herbort led Beavercreek (5-13) with 19 points scored, Isaiah Moore added 13 points to go with a team-best nine rebounds, and Brentin Seman scored a dozen.

Beavers sink Wayne

BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek claimed a 2336 to 2256 win over Wayne on Feb. 5 in a boys high school varsity bowling match. No statistics were available for the Beavers (12-2, 10-1 in the Greater Western Ohio Conference’s East division). The Beavers lead the division by a half game over Centerville, their next opponent.

Beavercreek defeats Warriors

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek girls varsity bowling team defeated Wayne by a 2,144 to 2,077 score on Feb. 5. No individual statistics were turned in by Beavercreek, who is now 10-4 overall, 7-4 in the Greater Western Ohio Conference East.

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