Bellbrook CC improves at ‘Burg Invite
MIAMISBURG — The Bellbrook Golden Eagles high school cross country teams raced Sept. 2 at the Miamisburg Cross Country Invitational. The girls finished seventh overall, improving on their 2016, 10th-place finish. The boys finished fourth overall, improving on their sixth-place finish in 2016.
Emily Pelfrey finished 10th overall, running the 5,000-meter distance in 21 minutes, 10 seconds. She was followed by Rachel Kahler in 22:33.
The boys were lead by Max Bretland, finishing in ninth overall, in a time of 17:10. Cole Weslow was the second Bellbrook finisher in 17:41. Host, Miamisburg, won both team races.
Golden Eagles nip CJ
BELLBROOK — Bailey Sedlak scored off a pass from Bellbrook teammate Jade Edwards for the match’s only score in the Golden Eagles’ 1-0 win Sept. 2 over Dayton Chaminade Julienne. In four matches thus far this season, Bellbrook has yet to be scored upon. Bellbrook has defeated Franklin, Brookville, Eaton and now CJ by a combined score of 20-0. They’ll host Valley View at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5.
Beavercreek tops MVSSCA soccer poll
DAYTON — The Beavercreek high school boys soccer team was voted No. 1 in the first Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association poll, released Sept. 1. Carroll is ranked third in the same boys D-I poll. In boys D-II, Bellbrook was voted No. 3, and Yellow Springs received a No. 5 ranking in the boys Division III poll.
In girls soccer, Beavercreek is ranked No. 3 in the girls D-I poll, with Bellbrook and Carroll third and fourth respectively in the girls Division II poll. Greeneview took home a No. 8 ranking in the first girls Division III poll.
(The first Ohio state coaches poll will run in Wednesday’s papers. — ED.)
BOYS DIVISION I
1. Beavercreek 80; 2. Centerville 68; 3. Carroll 64; 4. Springboro 56; 5. Troy 47; 6. Huber Heights Wayne 24; 7. Clayton Northmont 23; 8. Vandalia Butler 21; 9. Kettering Fairmont 19; 10. Sidney 14;
BOYS DIVISION II
1. Kettering Alter 70; 2. Tipp City Tippecanoe 55; 3. Bellbrook 50; 4. Middletown Fenwick 47; 5. Dayton Chaminade Julienne 37; 6. Monroe 32; 7. Oakwood 27; 8. Eaton 25; 9. Waynesville 16; 10. Bellefontaine 11;
BOYS DIVISION III
1. Tipp City Bethel 106; 2. Dayton Christian 96; 3. Troy Christian 82; 4. Casstown Miami East 57; 5. Yellow Springs 49; 6. Springfield Catholic Central 45; 7. Brookville 34; 8. West Liberty-Salem 25; 9.(tie) West Milton Milton-Union, Botkins 24
GIRLS DIVISION I
1. Springboro 100; 2. Centerville 86; 3. Beavercreek 84; 4. Lebanon 63; 5. Sidney 62; 6. Clayton Northmont 41; 7. Troy 39; 8. Kettering Fairmont 34; 9. Miamisburg 29; 10. Piqua 5;
GIRLS DIVISION II
1. Kettering Alter 39; 2. Tipp City Tippecanoe 32; 3. Bellbrook 30; 4. Carroll 26; 5. Monroe 19; 6. Oakwood 17; 7. Greenon 11; 8. Dayton Chaminade Julienne 10; 9. Germantown Valley View 9; 10.(tie) Waynesville, Springfield Shawnee 7;
GIRLS DIVISION III
1. Sidney Lehman 84; 2. West Liberty-Salem 82; 3. West Milton Milton-Union 65; 4. Camden Preble Shawnee 58; 5. Anna 48; 6. Springfield Catholic Central 41; 7. Casstown Miami East 33; 8. Greeneview 28; 9. Troy Christian 17; 10. Dayton Christian 13.
Bucs hosting Houston Strong Sock Drive
XENIA — The Xenia Athletic Department and XHS Student Council are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for the Xenia Community Schools community to help out the people devastated by Hurricane Harvey in the Houston Area. Tuesday, Sept. 5 through Tuesday, Sept. 12, collection boxes will be placed at all Xenia Community Schools for the collection of NEW socks.
All ages of socks will be accepted from children to adult socks both male and female varieties. The school that brings in the most number of pairs will receive a special prize from the Athletic Department. Each student from the winning school will receive one ticket to any one home athletic competition.
This ticket can be used anytime during the 2017-2018 school year. Any questions, please contact Nathan Kopp by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 937-374-4217.
Bellbrook seeks JV boys hoops coach
BELLBROOK — Bellbrook High School is seeking a junior varsity boys high school basketball coach. Previous coaching experience is preferred, but not required. Please send a letter of interest and a resume to the head coach Donnie Tate at Donnie.email@example.com. Deadline to apply is Friday, Oct. 20.
WSU swim walk-ons welcome
FAIRBORN — Wright State University Swimming team welcomes walk-ons. Here’s a chance to swim competitively in college. The Wright State Swimming and Diving Team is looking for walk ons with competitive experience. Contact Head Coach, Sean Dwyer, at firstname.lastname@example.org for an evaluation.
Fall basketball league at Beavercreek
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 Sept. 10 through Oct. 22. All teams will play seven games on five Sundays with no games Sept. 17-24.
The league will have 12 high school teams ninth through 12th grade. There will be 8-10 girls per team, with only two players from each school on the same team. Space is limited to 120 players and restricted based on OHSAA rules. If interested, email email@example.com or visit www.beavercreekathletics.com.
MORAINE — The Dayton Boat Club adult rowing program will host its learn-to-row class Friday through Sunday, Sept. 15-17, at the club’s boathouse on East River Road.
The three-session on-water class covers terminology, safety, stroke technique, equipment use and care, and sweep rowing in an eight-oared racing shell.
Sessions are 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15; 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16; and 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17. The course is $100 per person, which is deducted from a rower’s seasonal dues if he or she joins the novice team following the course. Each participant should wear comfortable but not loose-fitting exercise clothes and bring a water bottle, a pair of socks and a small towel. For information or to register, see http://www.daytonboatclub.org/adult-learn-to-row.html.
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