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Carroll wins on the road

CINCINNATI — State-ranked Carroll rolled out to a solid 35-19 lead at the break, and cruised to the Jan. 21 61-43 win over host McNicholas. Amanda Schroeder led all scorers — and rebounders — with 22 points and 14 boards. Ellie Rumme finished with 15 points and Morgan King added another 14 in the win.

Carroll, ranked No. 3 in the most recent Associated Press Division II state girls basketball poll, hosted Tipp City Tippecanoe on Monday. They now have a week off before returning to GCL Co-Ed action when they’ll host Hamilton Badin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28.

Beavers fend off Vikings

MIAMISBURG — Beavercreek rallied from a 14-9 first-quarter deficit to claim Friday’s Jan. 20 Greater Western Ohio Conference battle, 56-54. Peyton Young scored a game-high 18 points, Cedric Baldwins added 17 and Jon Alessandro scored 10 for the Battlin’ Beavers (7-7, 4-4 GWOC East).

Falcons rally past Carroll

MIDDLETOWN — Fenwick outscored visiting Carroll, 14-9, in the final eight minutes of play to claim a 38-37 boys basketball win Jan. 20. Eli Ramsey led the Patriots (6-8, 0-5 Greater Catholic League Co-Ed North) with 13 points, but was the only Carroll player to get into double-figure scoring. Fenwick’s David Luers led all scorers with 16.

Head-to-head bowling

BEAVERCREEK — The Fairborn Skyhawks girls bowling team shot a score of 1,632 in 10 baker games to have a third place seeding for head to head Baker competition on Jan. 19. The head-to-head competition involved the best two out of three games. The team first faced Fairfield. They lost the first game, won the second with a 229, and won the third game by 10 pins with a 159.

In the second round of competition, the Skyhawk girls defeated Kettering Fairmont in two games with a 236 and 180. The final round of competition was against the top-seeded team in the tournament, Beavercreek. Fairborn shot a 175 and 175 for the two-game set, but Beavercreek rolled games of 193 and 196 to claim the overall win.

Beavers beat Warriors

BEAVERCREEK — Raven Cooper, Emily Florkey and Cameron Reich each tossed 400 series to lead the Beavercreek girls bowling team to a 2,321 to 1,809 win Jan. 19 over Huber Heights Wayne.

Cooper rolled a 460 two-game series, Florkey was next with a 416, and Reich was close behind with a 406. Games were tossed by Kaylee Fernatt (189), Brittany-Ann O’Connell (180), someone named Sub Score #2 (159) and someone else named Sub Score #1 (149). The Beavers are back to the bowling lanes on Friday, Jan. 27, when they’ll take on Greater Western Ohio Conference National East foe Centerville for a 4 p.m. match at Poelking Lanes South.

Beavers take over first

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek boys bowling team needed every pin it could get in a narrow 2,368 to 2,358 win on Jan. 19. With the win, the Beavers took over first place in the Greater Western Ohio Conference’s National East divisi0n with a 7-2 overall mark, 5-2 in the division. Wayne fell to 5-2, 4-2 GWOC National East.

Michael Donahue turned in the top series for Beavercreek, a two-game score of 463. Nicholas Wood (376), Cole Dorsten (371), and Forrest Ewing (357) also tossed solid two-game series in the win. Seth Koloski rolled a 212 game and “Sub Score #1” tossed a 183. Beavercreek next rolls against Centerville at 4 p.m., Friday Jan. 27, at Poelking Lanes South.

Patriots beat the Pirates

WEST CARROLLTON — The visiting Carroll boys basketball team turned a narrow three-point halftime lead into a 59-29 rout, Jan. 17, at West Carrollton High. The Patriots outscored West Carrollton 36-9 in the second half.

Eli Ramsey led the way with a team-high 21 points, Matt Cogan came off the bench to add 13, and Jack Seltsam dished out seven assists in the win. Carroll (6-7) gets back into Greater Catholic League Co-Ed play Friday, Jan. 20 when they play at Middletown Fenwick.

Bowlers beat Roger Bacon

RIVERSIDE — Brody Dixon threw a match-best 485 two-game series, while Mitch Weitz (444) and Jacob Schoening (411) also topped the 400 series mark, in Jan. 17’s 2,771 to 2,591 over St. Bernard Roger Bacon. Carroll is now 8-1 overall, 7-1 in GCL Co-Ed play.

Spartans best Carroll

RIVERSIDE — Despite Camryn Joseph’s match-best 310 two-game series, that wasn’t enough to enable the Carroll girls varsity bowling team to defeat St. Bernard Roger Bacon on Jan. 17. The visiting Spartans claimed a 1,797 to 1,695 win, with Melanie Petrey’s 300 series leading the way. Carroll’s girls team is now 2-7 overall (2-6 in league play).

Upcoming events

Rowing indoor program

DAYTON — The Dayton Boat Club is offering a two-month indoor rowing program this winter for adults looking to burn calories, build strength and endurance, meet new friends, and learn the mechanics of the sport of rowing from professional coaches and experienced rowers.

The program starts with two sessions of instruction 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, and 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Downtown Dayton YMCA, 316 N. Wilkinson St. To register or to request more information, fill out the online form at

Reds Caravan set

CINCINNATI — The 2017 Cincinnati Reds Caravan will make a stop in Dayton from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Museum of the United States Air Force on Jan. 28, as part of the caravan’s North Tour.

At each of the 17 fan stops, the groups will field questions and sign autographs while time allows. All Caravan fan stops are free and open to the public, and at each fan stop the Reds will raffle two tickets to the 2017 Opening Day game on Monday, April 3 (4:10 pm) vs. the Philadelphia Phillies.

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