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North named Fairborn Athlete of the Week

FAIRBORN — Skyhawks rookie volleyball player Elena North has been named Fairborn High School’s Athlete of the Week.

“Elena was new to the team and to setting, but worked hard every practice and game to learn. She is willing to put in extra work every day, and studied her position to get better,” said varsity girls volleyball coach Tiffany Smith. Elena led most of the year in the Greater Western Ohio Conference in serving aces, finishing with 42. When asked what advice she would give to younger Skyhawks, North said “Work hard in all you do!” Asked how Fairborn has impacted her experience, she replied “I have lots of friends here!”

Hill named Fairborn Athlete of the Week

FAIRBORN — Senior linebacker Austin Hill was recently named Fairborn High School’s Athlete of the Week.

Hill was a captain for the Skyhawks varsity football team.

“Austin played his best game in Week 10 against Xenia,” said coach Chris Roark. “Austin is a great leader on and off the football field and we will miss his leadership next season.”

When asked what advice he would give to a younger Skyhawk, Hill said: “Don’t put things off. Keep up with your school work.” When asked how Fairborn has impacted him, Hill said: “Learning to work with different coaches and coaching styles has helped me learn a lot, and that will help me in the future.”

Patriots defeat Miami Valley

RIVERSIDE — Amanda Schroeder scored 26 points and Sydney Ingram added 11 to lead Carroll’s girls basketball team to a 63-52 win over Miami Valley School, Tuesday. After a win over Marion Pleasant in a Showcase event, Saturday, in Reynoldsburg, the Patriots are now 2-0 this season.

Miam Valley’s Tia Karras scored 27 points in the loss. Carroll plays at Kettering Fairmont at 7:30 p.m., Friday.

Golden Eagles fly over Fenwick

FRANKLIN — Bellbrook’s girls basketball team claimed a 50-29 win over Middletown Fenwick, Tuesday, to even its record at 1-1 this season. The Golden Eagles lost their opener against Waterford, 38-33, on Saturday. No other statistics were available from either game. Bellbrook opens Southwestern Buckeye League, Southwestern Division action Thursday when they play a 7:15 p.m. game at Eaton.

Sports scores/news wanted

GREENE COUNTY — The Xenia Daily Gazette, Fairborn Daily Herald and Beavercreek News-Current staff cannot be at every game. Therefore we need coaches, scorekeepers and/or a dedicated parent for each sports team in Greene County to provide game scores daily. Our phone is on all the time: Dial 937-372-4444, then press the prompt for the newsroom — call and leave a message at any time. If not by phone, email us at [email protected]. Please include first and last names of players and your team’s overall and league record where applicable.

Upcoming events

Indians hosting Hunger Game food drive

CEDARVILLE — A food drive to offset a hunger concern in Clark and Greene Counties will culminate Friday, Dec. 2, when Springfield Emmanuel Christian Academy tips off against host Cedarville High School. The varsity boys basketball game begins at 7 p.m.

Cedarville and Emmanuel Christian are competing to see which school collects the most food for “The Hunger Game” on Dec. 2. Residents can drop off food donations at each school beginning Monday, Nov. 28, until Thursday, Dec. 1. The amount collected will be announced at the basketball game between the two rivals.

In support of the effort, Cedarville University designed T-shirts for the drive that will be sold by each school. All of the money from the sales, anticipated to be $300, will be given to their local food pantries. The food collected by Emmanuel Christian Academy will be given to the Clark County Food Pantry. Cedarville High School will donate its food to the Cedarville United Presbyterian Church food pantry.



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