GREENVILLE — The Piqua boys soccer team played to a 2-2 tie with Greenville Tuesday to stay unbeaten in the GWOC North at 1-0-1.

Jared Brandt had one goal and one assist, while Bradley Hohlbein also had a goal.

Cale Vallieu added an assist and Tim Fair had seven saves in goal.

Piqua will play at Vandalia-Butler Tuesday.


Buccs play

strong match

COVINGTON — The Covington volleyball team defeated Twin Valley South 25-18, 25-14, 25-18 in CCC action.

“We played a complete match tonight,” Covington coach Lonnie Cain said. “We cut down on our unforced errors and kept the pressure on Twin Valley South.”

Rachel York had 10 kills and 11 digs; while Brooke Gostomsky had eight kills, nine digs, four blocks and three aces.

Bre Dieperink had four kills, five digs and 10 assists; while Savanna Schaurer had two aces and 11 digs.

Breanna Kimmel had five kills, two blocks and three digs; and Arianna Richards had 15 assists and five digs.

The Covington JVs won 25-14, 25-17.

Covington, 6-10 overall and 5-3 in the CCC, will play at Tri-County North Thursday.

The freshman will host Minster Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

East cruises

to victory

CASSTOWN — The Miami East volleyball team cruised to win over Tri-County North in three sets Tuesday.

The Vikings will host National Trail tonight in another CCC matchup.

Jonni Parker had 13 aces and eight kills, while Carly Gump dished out 11 assists.

Lindsey Black added 13 digs.

Lady Raiders

drop match

ANNA — Anna remained one behind Jackson Center in the SCAL volleyball standings with a 3-0 victory over visiting Russia Tuesday.

The scores were 25-14, 25-15, 25-14.

Anna is now 8-1 in the league and 13-4 overall. Russia drops to 2-5 and 6-10.

Cassie Pleiman had 21 digs for Russia and Katie Swartz seven assists. Laurissa Poling had two solo blocks.

Russia won the junior varsity game 25-15, 25-18.

Houston gets

past Botkins

HOUSTON – Houston went to 2-7 in the SCAL and 7-9 overall with a 3-1 victory over Botkins Tuesday.

The scores were 25-16, 25-19, 23-25, 25-18.

The loss left Botkins at 0-8 in the league and 5-12 overall.

For the Lady Wildcats, Jenna Mounts had 10 kills, Sarah Monnier seven and Jenna Winner six. All three also had three ace serves.

Jenna Green had 17 digs, Sarah Monnier 15, Jenna Mounts 14 and Katherine Everett 13. And Everett added 16 assists and Mounts nine.

Houston won the JV game 2-0.


Cats, East

win meet

NEW MADISON — The Houston boys and Miami East girls won the Tri-Village Patriot Invitational cross country meet Tuesday.

Houston won with 40 points, Miami East was second with 62 and Bradford finished ninth with 218 points.

Houston’s top seven included Troy Riley, 3, 18:23; Ethan Knouff, 4, 18:26; Tristin Freisthuler, 5, 18:27; Parker Cox, 9, 18:51; Dakota Francis, 19, 19:36; Jacob Slater, 26, 20:02; and Devyn Ostrander, 27, 20:05.

Miami East’s top seven included Gavin Horne, 2, 18:03; Luke Mengos, 11, 18:52; Noah Shook, 15, 19:16; Taton Bertsch, 16, 19:23; Justin DeWeese, 18, 19:35; Hunter Sharp, 20, 19:38; and Keagan Carsey, 22, 19:49.

Bradford’s runners included Johnny Fike, 6, 18:41; Jackson Moore, 51, 21:32; Kurt Hoover, 57, 21:58; Shane Bryan, 71, 23:20; and Clay Layman, 77, 23:37.

Miami East girls won with 22 points.

Lorenza Savini led the Vikings to victory, winning in 20:43, while Bradford’s Karmen Knopp was second in 21:00.

The rest of Miami East’s top seven included Marie Ewing, 4, 21:30; Lindsey Yingst, 5, 21:34; Sami Sands, 10, 22:25; Emma DeWeese, 12, 23:05; Emily Hawkins, 29, 25:27; and Abby Bollinger, 40, 27:34.

Houston runners included Morgan Ely, 7, 21:46; Hollie Voisard, 9, 22:20; Kaitlyn Ellison, 35, 26:40; and Addie White, 47, 28:26.

Other Bradford runners included Chelsea Gill, 16, 23:49; and Cheyenne Parke, 36, 27:04.


Buccs JH

beats North

COVINGTON — The Covington junior high football team defeated Tri-County North 56-12.

It was a great team effort by everyone.