Carroll boys win GCL CC
RIVERSIDE — The Carroll High School boys team won the Greater Catholic League Coed Division cross country title for the seventh straight year, and 11th out of the last 12, on Oct. 14 — and were nearly perfect in doing so. Carroll had the top three placers along with Nos. 6 and 7 for 19 points. Badin was second with 43 points. A perfect score is 15.
GCL Runner of the Year Karl Grossman was first, followed by Grant Arnold (second), Sam Janson (third), Spencer Valentine (sixth), and Jason Dong (seventh). All five earned first team All-GCL honors. Carroll’s Daniel Kilby ran 10th to earn second team All-GCL honors.
The Carroll girls (53 points) ran second to Alter, which had 41 points.
The Patriots had four in the top 15: Paige Wright (third), Trinity Raber (seventh), Ellie Erich (10th), and Cecilia Leopold (14th). Wright and Raber were first team All-GCL, while Erich and Leopold were named to the second team.
Jump Start basketball offered
BEAVERCREEK — City of Beavercreek Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Jump Start Sports is offering a basketball program for children. Jump Start Basketball is an instructional and recreational basketball program designed for children in Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten, and grades 1-2. The goal of this program is to pique each child’s curiosity, to get kids excited about playing basketball and to teach good basic fundamentals at the same time.
The workshop will be held, Nov. 6 through Dec. 11. Times for Little Hoops Stars – pre-kindergarten (minimum age 4), from 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Hoop Stars – Grades 1-2 are 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Shaw Elementary, 3560 Kemp Road. Cost is $70, $80 for non-residents. For more information call 937-427-5514 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Men’s Soccer Defeats NKU 1-0
FAIRBORN — The Wright State University men’s soccer team defeated Northern Kentucky 1-0 Oct. 21 at WSU’s Alumni Field.
Wright State goalie Alex Williams came up with the big save as he dove to his left to stop the kick by NKU’s Tom Suchecki. Raiders finished with six overall. Neither team scored in the second 45 but there was a lot of defense on both sides. The Raiders finished with 10 shots overall as Rokvic had three shots in the game. Williams picked up the shutout in the nets for WSU, making four saves.
The Raiders travel to Cleveland State 7 p.m. Oct. 28 before ending the regular season Nov. 3.
Women’s soccer secures 1-0 victory
FAIRBORN — The Wright State women’s soccer team (10-7, 5-3) moves up the Horizon League standings with a 1-0 victory at UIC Oct. 21.
In an even half, the Flames outshot the Raiders by a count of five to three but only one of the Flames shots ended up on goal compared to two by the Raiders. Both goalkeepers looked to continue the clean sheet into the second half.
In the 55th minute of the game, the Raiders solvde the Flames defense when junior midfielder Mattie Cutts found the back of the net with a goal on a header off a rebound. The Flames held a 15 to 6 shot differential but only two of those shots were on goal. The Raiders were more efficient, hitting six shots with four of them on goal.
The women head to Detroit for season finale 4 p.m. Oct. 27.
Volleyball falls to IUPUI
FAIRBORN — The Wright State volleyball team lost a hard fought battle 3-2 to IUPUI Saturday evening (16-25, 25-20, 21-25, 25-19, and 12-15) at WSU’s McLin Gymnasium.
Coach Susan Clements said, “I am very proud of everyone’s effort today. We had a lot of people step up and contribute. Our middles were tremendous today and really lead the way to put us in a position to win. You can see the competitiveness of the Horizon League, and we are right there with everyone. We just need to keep meeting the challenge and have a strong finish at the end.”
The volleyball team is taking on Cleveland State 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 and Oakland 4p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28.
Men’s tennis competes in ITA
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Wright State men’s tennis team competed in the second day at the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals in Knoxville, TN Oct. 20.
The Raiders received a victory from senior Michal Kianicka, who won 6-2, 6-2 in B consolation singles against Butler’s Sam Sullivan.
Michalski leads the pack
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Daniel Michalski ran to victory in the G-MAC Men’s Cross Country Championship in leading the Cedarville University Yellow Jackets to a third place performance as a team.
Michalski, a senior from Xenia, covered the 8,000 meters at the Vaughn’s Gap Course at Percy Warner Park in 25:08 to win by six seconds. He became the fourth CU runner to claim the individual title in the six-year history of the event joining Matt Brooker (2012, 2013) and Benjamin Tuttle (2015) as G-MAC Runners of the Year.
The remainder of the Yellow Jackets’ top seven were within 13 seconds of one another.
“I wanted to establish myself with the lead group and go on with how that felt to not get ahead of myself. I have confidence in the latter half of my race to pull away if I have to and that’s essentially what happened today,” said Daniel Michalski
The team will host NCAA Div. II Midwest Regional 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.
WSU Golf wraps up fall season
FAIRBORN — The Wright State University men’s golf team wrapped up its fall season Oct. 17 at the UD Invitational. Senior Chris Rossi led the team, tying for 27th out of a field of 88 golfers. Rossi lead the team with a 73.50 scoring average through 14 rounds. He notched two sixth-place finishes and a fourth-place finish this fall. The team is back in tournament action in March 2018 when they travel to Cape Fear National Golf Club, in Leland, N.C.
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