Tuesday’s Prep Roundup


Lady Indians spikers edge Greenville

Rob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Brandon Grissom works against the Troy defense Tuesday night at Wertz Stadium.


Rob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Gavin Strevell brings the ball up the field against Troy’s Matt Buerger Tuesday at Wertz Stadium.


Rob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Jarret Powers beats Troy’s Baily Webb to the ball Tuesday night at Wertz Stadium.


Staff Reports’

The Piqua boys soccer team lost to Troy 5-2 Tuesday in GWOC American action.

Piqua trailed just 1-0 at halftime.

Piqua finished 6-3-1 in GWOC American play and is 7-4-2 overall.

The Indians play at Springfield Thursday, before hosting Stivers Saturday.

Lehman boys

fall to Botkins

BOTKINS — Botkins boys soccer team scored two goals in the second half on Tuesday night to beat Lehman Catholic 2-1 and clinch the Western Ohio Soccer League title.

The Trojans had possession of the the ball for most of the first half but trailed 1-0 at halftime after Lehman scored on a shot from near midfield.

Nathan Schneider scored Botkins’ first goal, then Denton Homan scored the game-winning goal after a corner kick from Zane Paul. Botkins outshot Lehman 23-2.

The win improves Botkins’ overall record to 9-2-3 and clinches the WOSL title with a record of 7-1-1. Lehman drops to 8-4-3 and 6-1-2 with the loss.

Newton boys

lose to Dixie

NEW LEBANON — The Newton boys soccer team lost to Dixie 2-1 Tuesday.

The game was tied at 1-1 when Dixie scored with four minutes to go.

Dillon Koble had the Newton goal.

Newton hosts Miami East tonight.

Lehman girls

blank Botkins

SIDNEY — The Lehman Catholic girls soccer team improved to 10-4-1 with a 3-0 win over Botkins Tuesday.

Samamtha Edwards, Olivia Monnin and Grace Olding had goals for Lehman, while Carly Edwards had an assist.

Camille Brown had the shutout in goal.

VOLLEYBALL

Piqua edges

Green Wave

GREENVILLE — The Piqua volleyball team outlasted Greenville 25-22, 21-25, 25-19, 21-25, 16-14 Tuesday.

Piqua, 13-8 overall and 9-5 in GWOC American play, hosted Troy Wednesday to close the regular season.

East spikers

top Covington

COVINGTON — The Miami East volleyball team stayed perfect in CCC play with a 25-4, 25-13, 25-7 win over Covington Tuesday.

Miami East was led by Jonni Parker with 17 kills, 10 aces and three assists and Kyndall Hellyer with 16 assists, three kills and an ace. Sierra Kinnison added four kills and two blocks, Sophie Jacomet had two aces, two assists, a kill and four digs and Anna Jacomet had five aces. Miami East closes the regular season with a home match against Bethel Thursday.

For Covington, Legend Patty had six kills and Lillian Hamilton added three kills.

“We played one of the best teams in the state tonight and it showed,” Covington coach Lonnie Cain said. “They forced us into a number of uncharacteristic errors. We need to refocus and come out strong on Thursday night versus Botkins in our last regular season match. We begin tournament play on Oct. 21 — that will give us time to get healthy and get back to work.”

The Miami East JVs won 25-17, 25-17.

Covington is 10-10 overall and finished 9-3 in the CCC.

Newton spikers

drop match

PLEASANT HILL — The Newton volleyball team lost to Arcanum 25-16, 25-18, 25-23 in CCC action.

Maddie Hildebrand had nine kills, Kacie Tackett had 25 assists and Alyssa Rapp had 14 digs to lead the Indians.

Newton plays at Twin Valley South tonight.

Russia stuns

Loramie spikers

RUSSIA — Russia beat Fort Loramie for the first time since 2014 on Tuesday in an SCAL match. The Raiders won the last two sets against Loramie 25-23 and 25-15. Russia won the first set 25-18 and the Redskins won the second 25-17.

With the win, Russia ties Fort Loramie for second place in the league. Both teams have 9-4 records.

Laurissa Poling led Fairlawn with 20 kills and eight blocks. Ashley Scott had nine kills, Morgan Wenrick had seven kills and Cameo Wilson had six kills. Jenna Cordonnier had a team-high 40 assists and Whitney Pleiman had a team-high 36 digs. Cordonnier also had 17 digs and three blocks. Faith Apple had eight digs and Lexi Monnin had six.

It was the last match in regular season for Russia (15-7) and Fort Loramie (12-10).

The Raiders open tournament play next Tuesday against Xenia Legacy Christian at Troy.

Lady Cats

fall to Tigers

JACKSON CENTER — The Jackson Center volleyball team defeated Houston 25-16, 25-10, 25-16 on Tuesday.

Sarah Monnier had seven kills and eight digs for the Wildcats, while Alyssa Kemp had 10 assists. Hayden Riesenbeck had 12 digs and Amber Stangel had seven digs.

Houston (5-17, 2-10) opens tournament play against Botkins on Tuesday at Arcanum.

Rob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Brandon Grissom works against the Troy defense Tuesday night at Wertz Stadium.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/10/web1_brandongrissom-1.jpgRob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Brandon Grissom works against the Troy defense Tuesday night at Wertz Stadium.

Rob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Gavin Strevell brings the ball up the field against Troy’s Matt Buerger Tuesday at Wertz Stadium.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/10/web1_gavinstrevell-1.jpgRob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Gavin Strevell brings the ball up the field against Troy’s Matt Buerger Tuesday at Wertz Stadium.

Rob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Jarret Powers beats Troy’s Baily Webb to the ball Tuesday night at Wertz Stadium.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/10/web1_piquaplayer-1.jpgRob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Jarret Powers beats Troy’s Baily Webb to the ball Tuesday night at Wertz Stadium.
Lady Indians spikers edge Greenville