Sports Digest


Beavers defeat Fairmont

KETTERING — Beavercreek’s boys volleyball team defeated Kettering Fairmont in straight sets 25-15, 25-17, 25-13 on April 26. Parker Mikesch was credited with 13 digs and 16 kills, Michael Abbitt had four blocks and two aces, and Ricky Le also converted a pair of service aces. The Battling Beavers are now 13-3 this season.

Beavercreek also presented the team’s individual statistics leaders for the season thus far: Mikesch leads in kills with 200, aces (28) and digs (198); Noah Buell has a team-high 397 assists, and Zach Lohner has a team-high 43 blocks.

Skyhawk JVs win again

TIPP CITY — Fairborn’s junior varsity softball team defeated Tipp City Tippecanoe, 10-2, April 26. RBI’s were knocked in by Krissy Burton, Hannah Byczkowski, Makenzie Culbertson, Makayla McConnoughey and Mikayla Baughman. Freshman Culbertson hit two doubles, and also had a great night pitching with nine strikeouts. Fairborn’s record is now 17-1.

Langford leads Rams’ win

JAMESTOWN — Brooklyn Langford drove in four runs on two hits to lead the Greeneview Rams varsity softball team past Madison Plains, 20-6, on April 25. Langford drove in runs on a single in the second, a single in the third, and a walk in the fourth.

Brianna Seigfried earned the win for Greeneview, pitching six innings, giving up six runs, 10 hits, and walking none.

The Rams collected 14 hits. Brooke Eakle, Langford, Jenna Basinger, Cheyanne Montgomery, and Bryona Hudson each collected multiple hits.

Piqua downs Fairborn freshmen

FAIRBORN — Visiting Piqua defeated Fairborn’s freshman team 15-5 in six innings on April 26. No other details were available.

Greeneview hiring coaches

JAMESTOWN — Greeneview is now accepting applications for the positions of head girls varsity volleyball coach, and high school cheerleading coach. Send resume and letter of interest to Athletic Director Mark Rinehart at mark.rinehart@greeneview.org.

Girls basketball camp

BEAVERCREEK — The 17th Beavercreek Girls Basketball Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 5-8 at Beavercreek High School. Cost is $90 per camper. Cost is $80 for any camper who registers before May 20. Girls in grades 1-8 are eligible for the camp, which will be hosted by BHS girls basketball coach and three-time Ohio coach of the year Ed Zink and BHS girls basketball’s all-time leading scorer Amanda (Reese) Crockett. Current and past BHS basketball players will also be on hand. The last day of camp, June 8, is Mother-Daughter Camp Day. Family members are invited to participate.

For more information, call Ed Zink at 937-657-1515 or by email: Edward.Zink@gmail.com, or contact Amanda Reese at 773-401-8585, or by email at areese@northpark.edu.

Jamestown Chamber golf outing in May

JAMESTOWN — The annual Jamestown Chamber of Commerce golf outing will take place Friday, May 19 at Sebastian Hills Golf Course, 1100 Knoll Haven Rd. in Xenia. The outing will start at 11 a.m., with registration opening at 10am. Come early to take advantage of the free driving range and putting green privileges, as well as getting a hot dog or two courtesy of Countryside Propane

Participants will be able to enjoy beverages and snacks, courtesy of the Chamber, and when the golf is over Kelley’s Café will be providing all participants and volunteers a wonderful meal at the golf course. Registration information for sponsorships and playing, including payment options, are available on the Chamber’s website (www.jtchamber.com) or by emailing info@jtchamber.com. The deadline for registration is Friday, May 12.

The annual golf outing is the main fundraising activity for the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce which allows the Chamber to provide various activities, programs and scholarships to the Jamestown and surrounding communities.

Tornadoes football fundraiser, May 12

XENIA — The Xenia Tornadoes semi-professional football team will host a fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. Friday May 12 at the Chipotle restaurant at 1620 West Park Square. Tell the cashier that you’re supporting the team and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Xenia Tornadoes semi-pro football team.

Buddies program returns

DAYTON — Have you ever wanted to run onto Fifth Third Field alongside the Dayton Dragons? Visit your local Kroger store to sign up for a chance to be a Baseball Buddy. Kids (ages 7-13) who are randomly selected as winners. To enter, look for the display at your local Kroger store at the Customer Service Desk.

The Kroger Baseball Buddies experience includes: Hanging out in the dugout during pre-game to meet the Dragons players; Getting autographs and photos with the Dragons team; Being introduced over the PA like a player; Running out on the field with the team before that day’s game. Kroger Baseball Buddies will also receive several gifts including: A replica Dragons jersey, Dragons baseball hat, Drawstring backpack, Dragons pen and baseball to be autographed. One baseball buddy will win a free Fun Day at Fifth Third Field with 20 of their friends and Dragons players.

BYSA signups underway

BEAVERCREEK — Registration for the 34th season of the Beavercreek Youth Softball Association is under way. This is a co-ed recreational program for kindergarteners through seniors in high school. Good sportsmanship and team play are emphasized. Residents from surrounding communities are permitted to play. Kindergarten through the eighth grade teams are put together based on play- with requests and also grouped by schools and churches, while the ninth-10th grade league and 11-12th grade leagues are put together mostly by the players themselves.

Practices start in May and season play starts May 30 and ends late July. More information and registration forms are found at www.beavercreeksoftball.com or call 937-426-4610.

Dragon’s tickets for BHS

DAYTON — The Dayton Dragons are selling $12 game tickets to help support the Beavercreek High School baseball program. Tickets are on sale for games at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2 p.m. Sunday April 30, and 7 p.m. Sunday , May 28. Contact carl.hertzberg@daytondragons.com or 937-228-2287 ext 160 for more information.

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You can send all of your Greene County-area sports information by email to: sports@xeniagazette.com.