Area Sports Roundup

December 17, 2013


LEE’S CREEK EAST CLINTON 55, GREENEVIEW 53: The Rams (1-3) fell to East Clinton (1-0) Saturday, 55-53, despite a 12-point effort from freshman forward Ethan Bradds. Greeneview will look to bounce back when they take on Springfield Catholic Central at 7:30 tonight on the road.

BEAVERCREEK 70, XENIA 42: Beavercreek (5-0, 1-0) took it to the host Buccaneers (2-3, 0-1) during the GWOC Showcase on Saturday, winning 70-42. Xenia was coming off a tough, one-point loss to Miamisburg the previous night and struggled to put the ball in the basket. Junior guard Brent Bauer led the Bucs with 13 points and Jaylin Cumberland added seven. No Beavercreek stats were reported.

The Beavers face Vandalia Butler at 7:30 p.m. tonight at home and Xenia plays New Paris Graham at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Blue Pit.

BELLBROOK 59, EATON 58: The Golden Eagles (3-0, 2-0) edged out Eaton (0-6, 0-2) at home Friday night despite two 15 point outings from Erik Hoke and Austin Moormeier.

Josh Rogers added to his third-ranked SWBL rebound total, with 12 boards on the night and 14 points for Bellbrook. Josh Shumacher also matched his fifth-ranked assist average with four and had 11 points.

Bellbrook hopes to keep on winning when they take on the Fairborn Skyhawks tonight at 7:30 p.m. at home.

CINCINNATI McNICHOLAS 51, CARROLL 44: The speedy Carroll Patriots had a difficult shooting night and fell to the McNicholas Rockets, Friday night. The second ranked scorer in the Greater Catholic League, David Ivey, had 15 points and three steals for the Patriots. Sharp shooter Xander Smart contributed 13 points, but only finished 1-of-8 from three-point land. Carroll finished shooting 31 percent on the night.

Kyle Morrisroe led the Rockets with 13 points.

Carroll will look to rebound when they face Chaminade Julienne at 7:30 this Friday on the road.

GREENEVIEW 50, NORTH LEWISBURG TRIAD 44: The Rams got their first win on the season when they topped Triad Friday night at home, 50-44. Dalton Caudill led the Rams with a game-high 15 points. Boyd had 12 points for the Cardinals.

MECHANICSBURG 63, CEDARVILLE 47: Cedarville (2-2) fell to Mechanicsburg (3-1), Friday night on the road, despite to double-digit outings from Josh Wilson and Craig Oldiges. Bogan had a game-high 24 points for Mechanicsburg.

Cedarville plays West Liberty-Salem at 7:30 p.m. tonight on the road.

XENIA 41, BEAVERCREEK 32 (Seventh Grade): The Xenia seventh grade boys team held on to defeat Beavercreek Coy on Monday night. Davion Boccarra led all scorers with 17 points. Also contributing points were Corey Burnette with nine, Blaine Dudley with five, Erik Uszinsky with four, Noah Crawford with a trey-spot, Warren Mahar with a bucket, and Stefin Wright added a point for the 3-2 Bucs.

Xenia’s next game is Wednesday, as they host Springboro Blue.


CARROLL 66, McNICHOLAS 51: The Lady Patriots (4-2, 2-0) and Greater Catholic League, C0-ed Division leader in points and rebounds, Madison Schroeder, were too much for McNicholas (5-3, 1-1) at home Saturday.

Hannah Taylor had 13 points and six rebounds for the Lady Rockets. Payton Ramey added eight.

Carroll will face off against Alter at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday.

CEDARVILLE 46, SPRINGFIELD CATHOLIC CENTRAL 20: The Lady Indians (2-4) came out on top when they faced the Catholic Central Irish (0-3) last Thursday. Hannah Grant led Cedarville with a game-high 13 points, and Jamie Hutson added 11.

GREENEVIEW 65, SPRINGFIELD NORTHEASTERN 11: The Rams go to 4-2 overall with Thursday’s win. No other details were provided.


Mingo wins Horizon League Player of the Week

INDIANAPOLIS — Wright State junior guard Tay’ler Mingo has been selected as the Horizon League Player of the Week for the week ending December 15.

Mingo led the way in WSU’s 79-54 win over Xavier on Sunday afternoon with 24 points, including the final five of the first half to cap a 10-2 run and give the Raiders a 37-22 halftime advantage. She was eight of 11 from the field, including two of three from three-point range, and was perfect in six foul shot attempts. Mingo tied a career high with seven assists and also had four rebounds.

For the season, Mingo is averaging 15.4 points and 3.8 assists per game while shooting 39 percent from the field and 89 percent at the foul line.


Miami 59, Wright State 56

OXFORD — The Wright State men’s basketball team (5-7) led by one with 1:10 remaining, only to see Miami (2-5) score five of the game’s final six points to pull out a 59-56 decision Sunday afternoon at Millett Hall.

Neither team had more than a four-point lead in the second half as the Raiders went in front 55-54 on an AJ Pacher layup with 1:10 to play. The RedHawks tied by hitting one of two free throws with 49 seconds to go and regained the advantage at 57-55 as Will Felder made two at the 33-second mark.

Pacher led the Raiders with 15 points while Jerran Young had ten and JT Yoho added seven points and six rebounds off the bench.

Geovonie McKnight paced Miami with 16 points while Reggie Johnson had 13 off the bench and Felder chipped in 12 along with nine rebounds.

Wright State hosts a pair of games this week, taking on Eastern Illinois on Thursday, Dec. 19, and University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) on Saturday, Dec. 21. Both games start at 7 p.m.