Edison State sophomore Riley Culver was honored by OCCAC.
Culvery was named OCCAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week this week.
Culver pushed the Chargers to 11-0 on the season by tacking on two more wins this past week.
She averaged a double-double, putting up 23.5 points and 10.0 rebounds per game in the pair of victories. She shot 61 percent (11-18) from the floor overall and added five assists in the week’s first contest, a 74-59 triumph over Cedarville University JV.
She is the first Charger to pick up the accolade since Sydney Miller since Feb. 19, 2017.
The Chargers will be back in action on Friday, hosting Wright Patterson Air Force Base on Charger Country Armed Forces Appreciation Night.
Past and present servicemen and women are invited to attend the games free of charge. The women’s game begins at 5:30 p.m. and men’s at 7:30 p.m. The Color Guard of the Veteran’s Elite Tribute Squadron of Piqua will march during the national anthem prior to the women’s game.
Edison State recognizes all members of the armed forces and civil servants as citizens and students, and is honored by of the level of diversity, experience, and academic excellence they bring to campus.
Edison State’s Office of Veterans Services affords veterans and their families with a single point of contact. Providing academic, referral, and personal support services, the Office of Veterans Services aims to help ease access to higher education, foster success and build community.
Additionally, the College offers a Veterans Lounge complete with a TV, refrigerator, microwave, books, and area for student veterans to congregate. For more information regarding veteran services, visit www.edisonohio.edu/Veteransedisonohio.edu/Veterans.
set fo this weekend
The Piqua basketball Extravaganza is set for Friday and Saturday at Garbry Gymnasium.
All the games on Friday will be with Sidney.
The JV girls will kick thins off at 4:30 p.m., followed by the girls varsity game at 6 p.m. and boys varsity game at 7:30 p.m.
There are six games scheduled for Saturday.
It will start with Piqua and Sidney boys JV and freshman teams playing.
The freshman team will play at noon, followed by the JV at 1:30 p.m.
Then, there will be four games with Greenville girls.
It starts with the seventh grade game at 3 p.m.
The eighth grade game will be played at 4:30 p.m., followed by the JV girls at 6 p.m. and varsity girls at 7:30 p.m.
compete at GWOC
The Piqua bowling teams competed at the GWOC Preseason meet over the weekend.
The boy finished 11th with 3,796.
Nick Jess led the boys, finishing 21st with games of 218, 224 and 176 for a 616 series.
Austin Jenkins rolled games of 195, 186 and 200 for a 581 series, while Sean Hatke had games of 175, 223 and 147 for a 545 series.
Terry Penny had games of 198, 190 and 150 for a 538 series and Shane Kerrigan rolled a 248.
The girls finished 17th with a 2,739 total.
Kyra Buchanan led the girls with games of 161, 182 and 188 for a 531 series.
Chloe Koon had games of 146, 155 and 125 for a 426 series.
Stephanie Davis had games of 163 and 134, Katelyn Lear had games of 107 and 146, Ashley Peterson had games of 123 and 115, Kalista Hill had a 104 game and Jasmine Gilardi had a 101 game.
Piqua will host Trotwood-Madison Wednesday and West Carrollton Thursday.
lose to TV
HOUSTON — The Houston girls basketball team lost to Tri-Village 63-36 in non-conference action Monday.
Houston will host Fairlawn on Saturday in SCAL action.
The Bradford junior high basketball teams won two games with Mississinawa Valley.
The seventh grade won 24-9.
Remi Harleman scored 13 points and Belle Burgett added nine.
The eighth grade won 59-26.
Karissa Weldy and Austy Miller both scored 14 points.
Alexia Barhorst had 10, Rylee Canan scored nine and Abby Fike added eight.