Weekend Sports Roundup

Staff Reports

The Edison volleyball team got a big OCCAC win Friday, knocking off Columbus State 25-13, 20-25, 25-17, 14-25, 15-10.

Erin Metz had 15 kills, two aces and 33 digs; while Kasey Helmstetter had 10 kills and three blocks and Brianna Wells was good for nine kills, two aces and five blocks.

Tasha Potts had 26 digs, Teresa Hess had three aces and 24 digs, Allie Watkins had 18 assists and 22 digs and Faith Hensley had 18 assists and 13 digs.

The Lady Chargers are preparing for the upcoming conference matches against Owens, Lorain, and Sinclair this week.

Lady Buccs

take fourth

MINSTER — The Covington volleyball team completed their six matches in six days marathon by competing in the Minster Invitational. Covington went 1-2 to finish fourth out of eight teams.

Covington opened up play against West Liberty Salem and came out on top 26-24, 26-24

Covington lost to host Minster.25-17, 25-11 in the semifinals and lost to Ada 25-20, 25-19 in the third-place match.

Covington is now 7-9 overall and travels to Twin Valley South Tuesday.

Lady Raiders

finish fifth

Russia went 2-1 in the Minster Invitational to finish fifth.

After losing to Ada 25-29, 25-14, the Lady Raiders came back to beat Franklin Monroe 25-10, 18-25, 25-20, and West Liberty in the match for fifth place 25-18, 20-25, 25-20.

Lady Roaders

JH drops matches

The Bradford junior high volelyball teams lost to Versailles Saturday.

The seventh grade lost 25-14, 25-17.

7th – (14 – 25) (17 – 25)

Zoe Brewer had six aces, Abby Fike had three points, Ally Wackler had an ace and Rylee Canan had one point.

Rylee Canan 1 point.

The eighth grade lost 25-13, 25-12.

Cassi Mead had two kills, one block and three assists, Buzz Brewer had one ace and two assists and Maggie Manuel had one ace, one kill and one block.

Abby Gade and Courtney Monnin had one kill each, while Hailee Baker and Kendall Hill had one point each.

Bradford plays at Ansonia Monday.


Tiger boys

win MAC title

CELINA — The Versailles boys golf team won the MAC tournament and overall title Saturday, with Nicholas Litten Stonebraker shooting 74 to earn medalist honors as well as MAC Player of the Year honors.

Kyle Cotner and Alex Groff joined him on the first team, while Isaac Ruhenkamp was named to the second team.

Versailles shot 323 Saturday.

Other Versailles scores were Groff 78, Cotner 83, Ruhenkamp 88, Austin Pleiman 94 and Will Eversole 100.

The Versailles boys golf team defeated Lehman 169-183 Friday on the back nine at Stillwater Valley Golf Course.

Nicholas Litten Stonebraker had a one-over par 38 to take medalist honors and lead the Tigers.

Versailles’ Kyle Cotner and Lehman’s Tyler Lachey both shot 39.

Other Versailles scores were Austin Pleiman 45, Isaac Ruhenkamp 47, Will Eversole 50 and Alex Groff 51.

Two extra players for Versailles were Preston Platfoot 50 and Connor Van Skyock 54.

Other Lehman scores were Cole Gildery 45, Parker Riley 49, Ryan Schmidt 50, Griffen West 50 and Seth Dooley 55.


Lady Tigers

win MAC tourney

The Versailles girls golf team won the MAC tournament Saturday with 371 and shared the league title with Minster.

Lauren Heitkamp was medalist with 79 for Versailles and earned MAC Player of the Year honors.

Other Versailles scores Saturday were Laura Durham 87, Morgan Heitkamp 101, Jorja Pothast 104, Anna Groff 106 and Morgan Barlage 118.


Lehman boys

tie Greenville

Lehman Catholic and Greenville battled to a 2-2 tie in a game at Lehman on Saturday.

The Cavs record stands at 4-5-1, while Greenville goes to 4-3-3.

The Green Wave scored the tying goal with only 5 seconds left in the game.

Scoring for Lehman was Jacob Schmiesing off an assist from John Henry Frantz. Jake Emrick hit a penalty kick after Conor O’Leary got knocked over in the box to take the lead, but Lehman got caught on a counter-attack for the heartbreaker.

“Regardless of that tying goal, this is a good result for our squad,” Lehman coach Tom Wiseman said. “Greenville is a good team who has played a great schedule this year. We were able to bounce back from a really bad game on Thursday. This was just a great soccer game to watch.”

Lehman is back in action Tuesday, traveling to Franklin-Monroe in hopes of finishing a previously suspended game with the Jets, which stands at a 1-1 tie.


Lady Indians

lose to Tipp

The Piqua girls soccer team lost to Tippecanoe 8-1 Saturday.

Piqua, 3-7-1 overall and 2-4-1 in the GWOC American North/South, will host Newton Wednesday in a makeup game.

Lady Cavs

get big win

SIDNEY — The Lehman girls soccer team got a big win on Senior Day Saturday, knocking off Middletown Fenwick 2-1.

All the goals came in the first half as Lehman improved to 9-0-1.

Liz Pax scored off a Grace Monnin assist and Molly Safreed scored off a Grace Olding assist.

“This was a great win for our seniors on senior day,” Lehman coach Jeremy Lorenzo said. “Fenwick is a very good team that plays probably one of the toughest schedules in the state so we knew that the game speed was going to be very high. We really wanted this win for the seniors today.

“This was their day and we wanted it to be special for them. Every player on this team played for them today. Our defense was incredible today. Offensively, Senior Liz Pax stepped up big time, getting us an early goal, and junior Molly Safreed is continuing to show why she is one of the best players in the Miami Valley.”

Fenwick outshot Lehman 16-11 and Lehman goalie Camille Brown had 10 saves.

Newton girls

edge Bethel

The Newton girls soccer team defeated league rival Bethel 1-0 in a continuation of a game originally started on Sept 8 and postponed due to weather. Aliya Stine, back from injury, scored the lone goal for the Indians. Paiton Miller was credited with the assist.

Newton (6-4, 4-0) travels to Troy Christian for non-league action on Monday.