By Josh Brown
VERSAILLES — The Newton boys golf team finished second to Arcanum at the Cross County Conference tournament Thursday at Stillwater Valley Golf Course, while Bethel’s Tyler Weinert was tied for second individually.
Arcanum won with a 344 and Newton was second with 351 in the team standings. Newton also finished second in the overall CCC standings for the season, with Franklin Monroe winning the league title.
Grant Bayer shot 85 to lead the Indians, Chet Jamison and Milan Bess both shot 86, Garrett Peters shot 94, Drew Thiesing shot 98 and Nate Zielinski shot 104.
Miami East was sixth with 363, finishing fifth in the league standings. Dylan Martinez shot 85, Walker Henley shot 86, Zac Johnson shot 94, Jack Runner shot 98, Luke Gilliland shot 105 and Cooper Elleman shot 111.
Bethel was ninth with 403, finishing ninth in the league standings. Weinert shot a 78 — trailing only Twin Valley South’s Nathan Osborn’s 72 on the day — Christian White shot 102, Adam Donahue shot 111, Brayden Rowley shot 112, Austin Bird shot 114 and Gabe Rowley shot 120.
Bradford was 10th with 430 and was tied for 10th in the league standings. Alex Swabb shot 80, Hayden Dickerson shot 101, Isaiah Painter shot 110, Eric Sanders shot 139 and Brayden Sanders shot 188.
Covington was 11th with 453, finishing tied for 10th in the league standings. Andrew Slusher shot 83, Dylan Lucas shot 117, Jack Shell shot 123, Hunter Alexander shot 130 and Derek McCool and Thomas Kuether both shot 135.
In the girls CCC tournament, Miami East finished third with 447. Maggie Bergman led the Vikings with 99 — which was third in the individual standings — Emily Rowley and Marissa Kearns both shot 115, Paige Lawson shot 118, Maci Krites shot 120 and Kearsten Kirby shot 127.
Covington’s girls finished fourth with 452. Addison Metz led the Buccaneers with a 96 — finishing runner-up in the individual standings — Kelsey McReynolds shot 111, Megan Alexander shot 117, Emily Hedrick shot 128, Noelle Gast shot 133 and Emily Thompson shot 154.
VANDALIA — Troy wrapped up head-to-head play this season by taking on Greater Western Ohio Conference American North Division rival Tippecanoe for the second time this week, defeating the Red Devils 149-160 Thursday at Cassel Hills.
Troy finished the dual portion of its schedule 9-2, while Tippecanoe was 4-5.
Nate Uhlenbrock led the Trojans with a 1-under 34, Holden Scribner shot a 1-over 36 and Ryan McClurg shot a 4-over 39. Jack Johnston capped off the scoring with a 40, Keaton Pfeiffer returned to the lineup with a strong 43 and Austin Rank shot a 44.
“It was our last dual of the year, and we did a good job of finishing strong,” Troy coach Mark Evilsizor said. “Nate played exceptionally well today. He and Holden play in the same group, and they do a good job of pushing each other and encouraging each other. It’s kind of a friendly competition between the two, and they bring out the best in each other.”
Bradley Calhoun shot 38 to lead the Devils, Sam Weatherly followed with a 39, Noah Blake shot 41 and Sam Fairbanks shot 42.
Troy will return to Reid North Saturday to finish the rained-out Christoff Memorial before both teams compete in the postseason GWOC tournament Sept. 29 at Beechwood.
PIQUA — The Troy tennis team will go into its showdown for the Greater Western Ohio Conference American North Division title on a roll after Thursday’s shutout at Piqua, as the Trojans didn’t give up a single game in a 5-0 win.
Hannah Essick, Maggie Hennessy and McKenzie Nosker all won at singles, while the teams of Katie Sherrick and Hailey Taylor, Jackie Fulker and Emma Kazmaier won at doubles.
Troy (14-3, 9-0 GWOC American North) hosts Butler for Senior Night — and the division title — Monday.
VANDALIA — Tippecanoe fell to 14-5 on the season Thursday with a 4-1 loss at Butler in Greater Western Ohio Conference American North Division play.
At first doubles, Alyssa Stewart and Ladia Coning won 6-7, 6-4, 7-6 in a three-hour-long match.
At first singles, Kennedy Reeder lost 6-1, 6-3. At second singles, Sophia McDowell lost 6-1, 6-3. At third singles, Jordan Jones lost 6-0, 6-3. At second doubles, Anna Kueterman and Claire Wint lost 6-1, 6-3.
SIDNEY — Lehman fell to 0-14 Thursday, falling 4-1 to Carroll.
At second doubles, Ann Pennaparra and Angela Brunner won 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (10-5).
At first singles, Claire Larger lost 6-0, 6-0. At second singles, Sarah Gibson lost 2-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-5). At third singles, Sarah Kramer lost 6-0, 6-1. At first doubles, Melanie Brunner and Alex Read lost 6-0, 6-2.
Miami East 3,
TV South 0
CASSTOWN — Miami East junior Jonni Parker reached 1,000 kills for her career Thursday night, leading the Viking volleyball team to a sweep of Twin Valley South, 25-9, 25-19, 25-10 in Cross County Conference play.
Parker finished with 21 kills on the night and added 13 assists, five aces, four digs and four blocks. Kyndall Hellyer had 11 kills, 23 assists, four aces, a dig and a block, Jillian Wesco had three kills and four digs, Lydia Conley had three kills, Taylor McCuistion had two kills, Kaitlyn Mack had two kills, an ace and a dig, Sophie Jacomet had five digs and an assist, Gabrielle Hawkins had five digs and Carly Gump had a dig.
Miami East, which improved to 12-4 with the win and remains undefeated the CCC, travels to Tri-County North Tuesday.
Troy 3, WC 0
TROY — After a thrilling five-set win over a quality Fenwick team Wednesday, Troy (12-1, 9-0 Greater Western Ohio Conference American North Division) enjoyed significantly less drama Thursday night, sweeping West Carrollton with ease, 25-7, 25-11, 25-6.
Troy hosts Xenia Tuesday.
MIDDLETOWN — Milton-Union bounced back from its loss to Waynesville earlier in the week, rallying from deficits in the second and third sets to sweep Madison 25-15, 26-24, 27-25 in Southwestern Buckeye League Buckeye Division play Thursday.
Abbie Goudy had eight kills and Bri Stone added seven to lead the offense for the Bulldogs (9-3, 6-1 SWBL Buckeye), Lauren Craig had 23 assists and Katie Lehman had 17 digs.
Milton-Union hosts Carlisle Sept. 29.
TIPP CITY — The Tippecanoe Red Devils had no trouble with Trotwood Thursday routing the Rams 25-8, 25-9, 25-12.
Cali Stewart had five kills and three blocks and Natalie Seeman had five kills to lead the Devils (11-5). Isabel Crow had 24 assists, Abby Hughes had six digs and four aces, Audrey Trick had six aces and Katie Sayler had three digs.
Tippecanoe travels to West Carrollton Tuesday.
ARCANUM — Covington battled back from a 2-0 deficit Thursday night, rallying behind Legend Patty but in the end falling in five, 25-22, 25-15, 22-25, 22-25, 15-13. in Cross County Conference play.
Patty had 27 kills, 14 digs and five aces to lead the Buccaneers (6-7, 6-2 CCC). Makenna Gostomsky had six kills and a dig, Breanna Kimmel had seven kills, a block and three digs, Savanna Schaurer had five kills and four digs, Rachel York had five kills and six digs, Ashley Cecil had 20 digs, an ace and an assist, Bre Dieperink had 42 assists, seven digs and an ace, Taylor Ray had five digs and Lindsey Kimmel had two aces.
Covington will compete in the Minster Invitational Saturday.
* Girls Soccer
GREENVILLE — The Troy girls soccer team kept pace with unbeaten Tippecanoe in the Greater Western Ohio Conference American North Division standings, improving to 6-0 — and 6-1-2 overall — with a 3-0 victory over Greenville Thursday night.
Kenzie Evans had a pair of goals to lead the Trojans, Hannah Widener had a goal and two assists and Ciena Miller had an assist.
Troy travels to rival Sidney Saturday night.
MIDDLETOWN — Milton-Union bounced back from a Southwestern Buckeye League Buckeye Division loss earlier in the week, defeating Madison 3-0 Thursday.
Kristen Dickison led the Bulldogs (7-2-1, 4-2 SWBL Buckeye) with two goals and Danielle McFarland had a goal and an assist. Morgan Nemeth and Carrigan Schmil each added an assist.
Milton-Union travels to Wayne Monday.
Other scores: Newton (5-4, 3-0 Cross County Conference) 2, Twin Valley South 0. Miami East 1, Franklin Monroe 1.
* Boys Soccer
Bethel 12, NT 0
NEW PARIS — Bethel’s Korry Hamlin was unstoppable Thursday night, scoring three goals and dishing out four assists in a 12-0 rout at National Trail in Cross County Conference play.
Daniel Ross and Tyler Brueckman each added two goals and two assists for the Bees (5-4-1) and Aiden Flomerfelt had a goal and an assist. Ben Lawson, Luke Moorefield, Joe Miller and Alex van Haaren each had a goal and Kyle Smith and Jordan Donthnier each had an assist.
Bethel travels to Newton at 11:30 a.m. Saturday for a makeup game and critical CCC showdown.
TV South 0
PLEASANT HILL — Newton improved to 6-2-1 on the season Thursday night, shutting out Twin Valley South 5-0.
Seth Courtney and Nick Honeycutt both had two goals and an assist, Jack Yoder had a goal and an assist and Sam Hunsbarger added an assist.
Newton hosts Bethel Saturday morning in a makeup game.
Troy Christian 11,
Emmanuel Christian 1
TROY — Troy Christian (8-0-1, 2-0-1 Metro Buckeye Conference) remained undefeated Thursday night, routing Emmanuel Christian 11-1 in MBC play.
Jon Slone, Connor Peters, Grant Conklin, Jacob Wynne and Tripp Schulte all had goals in the win for the Eagles.
Troy Christian hosts Newton Monday.
WEST MILTON — Madison held Milton-Union’s league-leading scorer without a goal, but the Bulldogs (2-5-2, 2-2-2 Southwestern Buckeye League Buckeye Division) managed to earn a 1-1 tie Thursday night.
Josh Daum scored the game-tying goal for the Bulldogs on an assist from Trevor Grile.
Milton-Union travels to Tri-County North Monday.
Other scores: Tippecanoe 9, Trotwood 0. Franklin Monroe 5, Miami East 3. Jackson Center 3, Lehman 0.
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