The Piqua boys and girls bowling teams opened the season against Newton Tuesday at Brel-Aire Lanes.
The Piqua boys won 1,923-1,081.
Junior Austin Jenkins lead the Indians with a 405 series (203-202) followed by Nick Jess’ 359 series (192-167).
Sean Hatke had a 172 while Caleb Smith and Shane Kerrigan added games of 158. In the baker games, Piqua had scores of 171 and 111.
“The boys struggled a little picking up their spares but it is early in the season,” Piqua boys coach Criag Miller said. “We will work hard over the next week to get better at spare shooting as we prepare for our next match against Miamisburg next Tuesday at Poelking South.”
Piqua girls won 1,423-1,254.
“We struggled in the first match of the year but came out with the victory,” Piquagirls coach Jason Jenkins said. “The match tonight was a struggle for the most part, but the girls know what they have to work on to improve and have a better day. We have a lot of room to grow as a team mentally and bowl better as a team.”
Kyra Buchanan led Piqua with 153 and Chloe Koon had a 144.
The Ohio Community College Athletic Association (OCCAC) has named Edison State Community College sophomore guard Hadith Tiggs Division II Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for November 13-19.
Tiggs (Wayne) converted on 14-of-20 field attempts to average 19.0 points/game to go along with 8.0 rebounds and a pair of steals.
The 6-foot-3-inch guard is now averaging 14.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.2 assists, and 1.2 steals per game in his career at Edison State.
Edison grabbed a pair of road victories, downing OSU-Lima and conference foe Clark State Community College by scores of 83-76 and 106-64, respectively.
This marks the second career OCCAC Player of the Week laurel for Tiggs.
go to 7-0
HILLSBORO — The Edison State men’s basketball team improved to 7-0 with an 81-66 win ove Southern State.
The Chargers took an narroweight-point lead into intermission. The second half was much like the first as the Chargers would increase their lead by 20 plus then rushed passes and shots would allow the Patriots to remain in striking distance. “We will be fine,” Edison coach Rick Hick man said. “Sometimes young teams will take a step or 2 backwards as they are trying to find themselves. We will be fine. ”
Darryl Robinsonled Edison in the scoring column with 18 points. Jalen Elliot ) and Haddith Tiggs added 13 and 10 respectively.
Edison will be back in OCCAC action Wednesday, traveling to Columbus State at 7:30 p.m.
HILLSBORO — The Edison State women’s basketball team doubled the score on Southern State 96-48 Wednesday to improve to 7-0.
Edison pulled away with a 35-4 run in the middle of the game.
Lauren Monnin led the team with 21 points.
Lauryn Gray had a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds.
Rosie Westerbeck had 12 points, Riley Culver had 14 points, and Clair Schmitmeyer added 13 points.
Edison will return to OCCAC play Wednesday, playing at Columbus State at 5:30 p.m.