HS Roundup 5/12: Kenton Ridge tops WL-S in six innings

Kenton Ridge softball defeated West Liberty-Salem, 11-1, in regular season play.

Carly Turner picked up the win, striking out 10 batters and collecting three hits, two RBIs and a double.

Lexee Trainer led the offense with four hits and three runs scored.

Jade Espinosa tacked on three RBIs, two hits and a triple.

Peyton Fleming tacked on an additional two hits and triple.

Madison Hall rounded out the offense with two RBIs and ran for a double.

Kenton Ridge will face Northwestern on Tuesday, May 15 in the D-II sectional championship.


Regular Season

Ross 11, Loveland 9: Montana Allgaeier picked up the win on the mound, moving to 6-0 on the season for Ross.

Coldwater 1, Fort Loramie 0: Seth Miller and Sam Broering each collected two hits in the Coldwater victory. Coldwater moved to 20-5 on the season with the win.

Minster 11, West Liberty-Salem 0: Zavier Hamilton picked up the only hit for WLS in the losing effort.

St. Henry 15, Russia 2: Parker Link continued his unbeaten season, picking up his fifth win on the mound. Link, along with Tyler Schlarman, tacked on three hits in the win.


Regular Season

Russia 9, Fort Loramie 6: Grace Saunders struck out 11 batters from the mound, collecting four RBIs, one run and one hit. Kylee Sherman and Claudia Counts tacked on two runs a piece for Russia.

Boys Volleyball

Beavercreek 3, Gahanna Lincoln 0: Jarrod Brown added 22 assists to his season total in the sweep. Parker Mikesch tacked on 14 digs and four aces, while Simon Ricks netted 10 kills. Adam Woolley chipped in two blocks.

Beavercreek 3, Walsh Jesuit 0: Jarrod Brown tallied another 27 assists in the victory. Riley Bell recorded 10 kills and two blocks with Simon Ricks tacking on seven kills. Ben Page had two aces in the winning effort.

Boys Tennis

Division I Sectional at Centerville: Fairmont’s Murad Nawaz, Bellbrook’s Brayden Kopp, Beavercreek’s Austin Staiger and Centerville’s Joshua Giambattista all advanced to the next round of tournament play in the singles competition. The doubles duos of Curtis Guthrie and Vinodh Enuknonda from Beavercreek, Rohan Krishnan and Nick Mitchell from Springboro and Ryan Murphy and Samith Vanekatesh with Will Owen and Rishi Appalaneni, both from Centerville, also advanced to the district tournament.

Division II Sectional at Centerville: Miami Valley’s Niyanth Reddy and Colton Morehart and Preble Shawnee’s Luke Feck and Pierce Elliott all advanced to the D-II district tournament. The doubles teams of Adam White and Jonathan McHenry from Alter, Sam Lahman and Nathan Boyce from Oakwood and Makul Sharma and Reece Quigley with Amin Ahmed and Nathan Howell, both from Miami Valley, also advanced.

Division I Sectional at Cincinnati: Lakota East’s Chris Holden and Kamil Sacha both advanced to the district tournament level in singles competition.

Track & Field

GMC Boys Championship: Lakota West placed third, as Middletown took fourth and Fairfield sixth.

Cedric Thomas took home the long jump title as Benjamin Dangel took the pole vault event, both for Lakota West. Deshaun Simpkins placed first in the high jump for Fairfield.

GMC Girls Championship: Lakota East took third as Fairfield took fourth and Lakota West fifth. Serena Clark took gold in the 100m and 200m dash and Carly Spelzter in the 1600m run for Lakota East. Jasmine Kennedy won the high jump event for Fairfield.

MBC Boys Championship: Legacy Christian took home the boys title with 143 points as Emmanuel Christian and Dayton Christian placed second and third respectively. LeMichael Phipps placed first overall in the boys shotput for Jefferson Township.

MBC Girls Championship: Emmanuel Christian, Yellow Springs and Miami Valley comprised the top three for girls. Kenley Blake took home the gold in the girls 100m dash for Troy Christian, while Anna Crawford won the 800m run for Middletown Christian.


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