Sports Digest


Skyhawks fall to Piqua

FAIRBORN — Piqua only had five earned runs in a 13-6 win May 11 over Fairborn. Errors and good base running gave Piqua the win. Fairborn had two homers — one from freshman Ashlyn Baker brought in three runs; the other from senior Taylor Rice scored two. Senior Chloe Becraft was 3-for-4 with a shot off the fence for a double. Senior Kirsten George and junior Jordan Wilson also had base hits.

According to the Greater Western Ohio Conference’s website, Fairborn (12-11) has a trio of games scheduled for Saturday, May 13: The GWOC American South champion Skyhawks host Springfield at 11 a.m., followed by a pair of scheduled games against New Carlisle Tecumseh.

Golden Eagle trio earn league honors

BELLBROOK — Three Bellbrook softball players were named to their respective All-Southwestern Buckeye League teams on Friday, May 12.

Sophomore catcher Samantha Seubert and freshman pitcher-second baseman Kaley Clark were named to the All-SWBL Southwest second team, while junior pitcher-second baseman Tayana Apanasewicz was an All-SWBL Southwest honorable mention selection.

Bellbrook (8-12) advanced to the second round of the Division II sectional tournament, but lost 6-5 on May 11 to Dayton Chaminade Julienne.

Tournament Scores

BASEBALL

Beavercreek 3, Miamisburg 0

Waynesville 9, Bellbrook 6

SOFTBALL

Eaton 11, Carroll 1

Chaminade Julienne 6, Bellbrook 5

Southeastern 10, Yellow Springs 0

Jamestown Chamber golf outing in May

JAMESTOWN — The annual Jamestown Chamber of Commerce golf outing will take place Friday, May 19 at Sebastian Hills Golf Course, 1100 Knoll Haven Rd. in Xenia. The outing will start at 11 a.m., with registration opening at 10am. Come early to take advantage of the free driving range and putting green privileges, as well as getting a hot dog or two courtesy of Countryside Propane

Participants will be able to enjoy beverages and snacks, courtesy of the Chamber, and when the golf is over Kelley’s Café will be providing all participants and volunteers a wonderful meal at the golf course. Registration information for sponsorship and playing, including payment options, are available on the Chamber’s website (www.jtchamber.com) or by emailing info@jtchamber.com. The deadline for registration is Friday, May 12.

The annual golf outing is the main fundraising activity for the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce which allows the Chamber to provide various activities, programs and scholarships to the Jamestown and surrounding communities.

Colleen golf outing June 3

SPRINGFIELD — The sixth annual Driving with Colleen Golf Outing will take place on June 3 with a shotgun start at 2:00 pm at Locust Hills Golf Club. All proceeds to benefit Circle of Victory. To date this event has raised nearly $30,000 to help cancer patients in Greene County. Please visit www.drivingwithcolleen.org to register to play or become a sponsor.

Dayton Boat Club offering summer camps

DAYTON — The Dayton Boat Club will be holding two Introduction to Rowing Camps this summer for youth in Grades 7 – 12. Each camp will consist of eight two-hour training sessions. No experience necessary. All sessions are held at the Dayton Boat Club Boathouse located on East River Road near Moraine. Cost is $160.

Session 1 — June 19 – July 1; Session 2 — July 17 – July 29

Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 6-8 p.m.; Saturday 9-11 a.m.

To register for a summer camp, or to find more information about rowing and about the Dayton Boat Club, please go to the club’s website at: daytonboatclub.org.

Pacesetter Open set for June 26

FAIRBORN — Country Club of the North, in Beavercreek, will once again play host to the Pacesetter Open. The annual event, in its 35th year, will be held on Monday, June 26. The Pacesetter is a major fundraiser for the Wright State Athletic Department. All proceeds go to support Wright State’s student-athletes.

The day will include breakfast, a four-player golf scramble, and lunch served in the clubhouse afterward. Registration and warm-up will begin at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.

The cost is $225 for an individual/$900 for a foursome, and includes greens fee, cart, a complimentary gift, and food and beverage throughout the day. There are also sponsorship opportunities available.

For more information, contact Deanna Terelle at 937-775-4936, or email her at Deanna.terelle@wright.edu.

Girls basketball camp

BEAVERCREEK — The 17th Beavercreek Girls Basketball Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 5-8 at Beavercreek High School. Cost is $90 per camper. Cost is $80 for any camper who registers before May 20. Girls in grades 1-8 are eligible for the camp, which will be hosted by BHS girls basketball coach and three-time Ohio coach of the year Ed Zink and BHS girls basketball’s all-time leading scorer Amanda (Reese) Crockett. Current and past BHS basketball players will also be on hand. The last day of camp, June 8, is Mother-Daughter Camp Day. Family members are invited to participate.

For more information, call Ed Zink at 937-657-1515 or by email: Edward.Zink@gmail.com, or contact Amanda Reese at 773-401-8585, or by email at areese@northpark.edu.

Beavercreek Fall Basketball League

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek High School girls basketball program will be hosting its 18th annual girls basketball Fall league. The games will be played on Sunday afternoons starting Sept. 10 and ending Oct. 22. All teams will play a total of seven games on five Sundays with no games on Sept. 17 or 24 (to accommodate the college exposure tournaments). The league will be a total of 12 high school teams (9th through 12th grade). There will be 8-10 girls per team, with only two players from each school on the same team (OHSAA rule). Space is limited to 120 players and restricted based on OHSAA rules. If interested, please email: creekgirlsfallleague@gmail.com or at beavercreekathletics.com and search under “girls basketball.”

Junior Golf Camp, league in June

XENIA — WGC Golf Course in Xenia will host its Miami Valley Junior Golf Association 31st Annual Junior Golf Camp, from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 19-22 for boys and girls ages 8-17. Campers will receive daily instruction on stroke technique, golf etiquette, the rules of golf. Golfers will also get time on the practice tee and putting greens to work on stroke technique. All golfers will also play daily on the WGC Golf Course. Long-time Golf Camp Director and former Stebbins High School golf coach Jim Beaver will be joined by co-director Roy Cassidy (head Girls Golf Coach at Carroll High School), Beavercreek varsity boys golf coach Chris Nartker, Stebbins boys golf Coaches Rick Pagniano and Shane Williams, and former Trevecca Nazarene University All-American golfer Betsy Beaver, who is now the varsity girls golf coach at Westerville North. Deadline to sign up is June 9. Cost of the camp and more information is available online under the Miami Valley Junior Golf Association tab at www.wgcgolfcourse.com. Camp forms are also available in the WGC Pro Shop at 944 Country Club Dr., Xenia, Ohio 45385.

WGC will also have its Wednesday Junior Golf League starting at 10:45 a.m. June 28. This nine-hole league will continue each Wednesday through July. Golfers with some playing experience are welcome to compete. Information about the league can also be found at www.wgcgolfcourse.com.

XHS Class of ‘73 golf outing June 17

XENIA — The fifth PLAY IT FORWARD golf outing/scholarship fundraiser, hosted by the Xenia High School Class of 1973, is scheduled for Saturday June 17 at Sebastian Hills Golf Club. Golf registration includes a light breakfast, a full picnic-style lunch and beverages, in addition to prizes and raffles. The event is open to the public with an early registration discount applied until June 1.

The goal of the fundraiser and scholarship award is to give back to current XHS graduates in need. The Class of ’73 will award its fourth $4,000 scholarship to a deserving 2017 XHS graduate at the Awards Assembly in May. Scholarship monies are acquired from hole sponsorships ($100), title sponsors (ranging from $250 – $1,000), monetary/gift donations and, of course, golfers. Recent outings have been attended by graduates representing XHS classes from 1968 through 2004, in addition to several of our scholarship recipients.

Information for sponsorships and golf registration can be obtained by contacting one of the following individuals in charge: Jerry Boggs – jboggs73@aol.com (239-0036); Steve Greene – sgreene3@columbus.rr.com; Diane Wuebben Ponder – diane.ponder@wright.edu; and Sheryl Haines Yeazel – shel55@ymail.com.

Please send your Greene County-area sports information to: sports@aimmedianetwork.com. Thank you.

Please send your Greene County-area sports information to: sports@aimmedianetwork.com. Thank you.