Sports Digest


Wright State sophomore Mark Hughes sets to dribble against a North Florida defender in Sunday’s Men Against Breast Cancer Classic tournament final at Wright State University’s Nutter Center.

Wright State sophomore Mark Hughes sets to dribble against a North Florida defender in Sunday’s Men Against Breast Cancer Classic tournament final at Wright State University’s Nutter Center.


Greene County News

High School

Bucs lose to Shawnee

SPRINGFIELD — Trinity Morton-Nooks scored a season-best 28 points for the visiting Xenia Buccaneers girls basketball team, but host Springfield Shawnee outscored the Bucs by a 22-7 margin in the final quarter of play to claim a 59-47 win, Saturday. No statistics were available for Shawnee.

Xenia (0-2) returns to action at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday when they’ll host Beavercreek.

LCA nabs first win of the season

RIVERSIDE — After a 46-42 loss on the road to Waynesville on Friday, Xenia Legacy Christian Academy (formerly Xenia Christian) claimed its first win of the season Saturday, with a 52-41 win over Stivers.

Rachel Sweeney led the Knights (1-1) with a 26-point scoring effort, and Olivia Combs scored 12, in the win. Legacy Christian hosted Sidney Lehman on Monday.

College

Raiders win Classic tournament

FAIRBORN — The Wright State University men’s basketball team drained 11 3-pointers to defeat North Florida, 75-67, in Sunday’s tournament title game of the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic, presented by Premier Health.

Grant Benzinger scored 46 points in the tournament and was named the tourney’s MVP. Teammates Mark Alstork and Steven Davis were also named to the all-tournament team along with Damiyne Durham of Cal State Bakersfield and Quinton Hooker of North Dakota.

The Raiders (6-1) next play at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at Georgia State in Atlanta.

Sports scores/news wanted

GREENE COUNTY — The Xenia Daily Gazette, Fairborn Daily Herald and Beavercreek News-Current staff cannot be at every game. Therefore we need coaches, scorekeepers and/or a dedicated parent for each sports team in Greene County to provide game scores daily. Our phone is on all the time: Dial 937-372-4444, then press the prompt for the newsroom — call and leave a message at any time. If not by phone, email us at sports@aimmedianetwork.com. Please include first and last names of players and your team’s overall and league record where applicable.

Upcoming events

Indians hosting Hunger Game food drive

CEDARVILLE – A food drive to offset a hunger concern in Clark and Greene Counties will culminate Friday, Dec. 2, when Springfield Emmanuel Christian Academy tips off against host Cedarville High School.

The varsity boys basketball game begins at 7 p.m.

Cedarville and Emmanuel Christian are competing to see which school collects the most food for “The Hunger Game” on Dec. 2. Residents can drop off food donations at each school beginning Monday, Nov. 28, until Thursday, Dec. 1. The amount collected will be announced at the basketball game between the two rivals.

In support of the effort, Cedarville University designed T-shirts for the drive that will be sold by each school. All of the money from the sales, anticipated to be $300, will be given to their local food pantries.

The food collected by Emmanuel Christian Academy will be given to the Clark County Food Pantry. Cedarville High School will donate its food to the Cedarville United Presbyterian Church food pantry.

Wright State sophomore Mark Hughes sets to dribble against a North Florida defender in Sunday’s Men Against Breast Cancer Classic tournament final at Wright State University’s Nutter Center.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2016/11/web1_MarkHughes_PS.jpgWright State sophomore Mark Hughes sets to dribble against a North Florida defender in Sunday’s Men Against Breast Cancer Classic tournament final at Wright State University’s Nutter Center.

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