College Insider: West’s Higginbotham is Morehead’s No. 1 receiver

Lakota West’s Jarin Higginbotham (11) runs the ball during a game against visiting Oak Hills on Oct. 25, 2013. COX MEDIA FILE PHOTO
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Lakota West’s Jarin Higginbotham (11) runs the ball during a game against visiting Oak Hills on Oct. 25, 2013. COX MEDIA FILE PHOTO

Lakota West High School product Jarin Higginbotham is the top receiver for the Morehead State University football team this fall.

The 6-foot, 195-pound redshirt junior has nine receptions for 259 yards and four touchdowns for the Eagles (1-2). He snagged three balls for 91 yards and two TDs in last Saturday’s 69-13 loss to Austin Peay.

Redshirt freshman defensive lineman Hunter Burdno (Lakota East) has assisted on three tackles. Higginbotham has added one solo tackle and three assists.

Morehead hosts Dayton on Saturday at 1 p.m.

• Kevin Shamp (Badin) is 11 of 11 on extra points for Wilmington, which stands 1-1 overall and 0-1 in the Ohio Athletic Conference.

Shamp is a first-year place-kicker for the Quakers. He’s a junior academically, but a freshman eligibility-wise.

Freshman Olen Keil (Lebanon) is a starting cornerback with five solo tackles and three assists. Sophomore Nick Moore (Carlisle) starts at center, while senior defensive lineman Darren Milligan (Carlisle) has one solo tackle and five assists.

Wilmington will be at home against Capital on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Women's soccer: Junior Alex Steigerwald (Lakota East) has been the only goalkeeper this season for Murray State, which is 6-1 overall and 1-0 in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Steigerwald has a .784 save percentage, collecting 29 saves while allowing eight goals.

The Racers will be on the road to face Tennessee Tech on Thursday at 7 p.m.

• Freshman defender/midfielder Sydney Pinder (Lakota East) has started every game and has an assist for Illinois Wesleyan (5-2).

The Titans will be at home against Wisconsin-La Crosse on Saturday at 1 p.m.

• Junior midfielder/goalkeeper Kelsey Lee (Lakota West) has one of Rio Grande’s three goals this fall. She has also played just over 100 minutes in net, giving up one goal while making two saves.

The RedStorm (1-4) will travel to Marian (Ind.) on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Men's soccer: Sophomore forward/defender John Soppanish (Middletown) has two goals for Muskingum, which is 2-4-1.

The Fighting Muskies will travel to Geneva (Pa.) on Saturday at 7 p.m.

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