Thursday Prep Sports Roundup


SPRINGBORO — The Tippecanoe and Troy golf teams had their seasons end at the D-I district golf tournament Thursday at Heatherwoode Golf Course.

Tippecanoe finished 10th with a 347 total.

Red Devil scores were Will Riehle 80, Austin Seifring 82, Eli Voisard 86, Maxwell Gustavson 99 and Hayden Hiser 105.

Troy finished 12th with a 356 total.

“Not the result we wanted today, but it does nothing to diminish from a great season,” Troy coach Mark Evilsizor said. “These guys dedicated themselves to be a great team and they succeeded. We had great senior leadership and many clutch performances from Mitchell Sargent’s 33 at Miami Shores to winning the MVL tournament.”

Trojan scores were Mitchell Sargent 86, Brayden Schwartzz 88, Luke Huber 89, Bryce Massingill 93 and John Kneisley 96.

“Today was very difficult conditions on a tough Heatherwoode Golf Course,” Evilsizor said. “The guys simply didn’t play well. Regardless, the guys made it to district, which we had not been to since 2018. I am very proud of how they played and represented Troy this season.”


Tippecanoe 2,

Vandalia 0

TIPP CITY — A second MVL title was won on the Tipp City Park soccer pitch this week.

The Red Devils boys — like the girls on Monday — won 2-0 to wrap up the MVL title.

Tippecanoe, 14-2 overall and 9-0 in the MVL, will host Greenon at 7 p.m. Monday in D-II sectional tournament action.

Landon Haas scored on an assist from Caleb Ransom and Cade Turner scored a goal on an assist from Haas.

Michael Jergens had the shutout in goal with five saves.

Troy 6,

Piqua 1

TROY — The Troy boys soccer team closed the regular season with a MVL win.

Troy, 13-3-1 overall and 7-2 in the MVL, will host Sidney at 7 p.m. Monday in D-I sectional tournament action.

Piqua, 7-8-2 overall and 5-4 in the MVL, will travel to Lebanon at 7 p.m. Monday in D-I sectional tournament action.

Mitchell Davis had a big night for Troy with five goals and two assists.

Bradyn Dillow had one goal and one assist.

Holden Chesko, Nicholas Forran and Tyler Malott had one assist each.

Lucas Hickernell had four saves and Samuel Westfall had one save.

Nathan Buecker scored Piqua’s goal on an assist from Quintin Backman.

Josh Heath had 16 saves in goal.



Troy 3,

Piqua 0

TROY — The Troy volleyball team closed the season with a 25-12, 25-11, 25-16 win.

Troy, 16-6 overall and 16-2 in the MVL, will open Centerville D-I sectional play at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday against Springfield.

Piqua, 2-20 overall and 1-17 in the MVL, will open Butler D-I sectional play at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday against West Carrollton.

“The girls had a great senior night,” Troy coach Michelle Owen said. “Everyone contributed and it was fun to end the season on a high note. We are looking forward to preparing for the postseason.”

Maddie Frey had nine kills and five blocks for Troy and Zoe Tracey had nine kills.

Brynn Siler had seven kills and six digs and Kasey Sager added seven kills and five digs.

Hannah Duff had five kills, eight aces and nine digs and Kayla Huber had three aces and seven assists.

Ellie Fogarty dished out 26 assists, Brooklyn Jackson led the defense with 14 digs and Maddy Williams added five digs.

For Piqua, Riley Baker had seven kills and two aces and Olivia Anthony had nine assists and seven digs.

Tippecanoe 3,

Butler 0

TIPP CITY — The Tippecanoe volleyball team finished off a perfect MVL season with a 25-17, 25-11, 25-20 win over Vandalia-Butler.

Tipp, 21-1 overall and 18-0 in the MVL, will open Tecumseh D-II sectional play at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday against Meadowdale.

“We controlled the match from the start with very good first contacts and all attackers available,” Tippecanoe coach Howard Garcia said. “Our hustle on defense was tremendous and fearless. I loved the energy and a great way to close the regular season honoring our seniors.”

Alex Voisard had eight kills and 11 digs and Olivia Gustavson had eight kills.

Nicole Strong had seven kills and Alexa Mader added six kills.

Emily Aselage served three aces and Ellie McCormick dished out 35 assists.

Savannah Clawson added 10 digs.

Miami East 3,

Covington 1

CASSTOWN — The Miami East volleyball team finished off a perfect season in the TRC with a 25-20, 26-24, 21-25, 25-16 win Thursday night.

East, 18-4 overall and 14-0 in the TRC, will open Brookville D-III sectional play at 5 p.m. Monday against Triad.

Covington, 14-8 overall and 11-3 in the TRC, will open Arcanum D-IV sectional play at 5 p.m. Tuesday against Yellow Springs.

For Covington, Nigella Reck had 21 kills, four blocks, three aces and 12 digs and Carlie Besecker filled out the stat sheet with eight kills, three blocks, three aces and 18 digs.

Hailey Naff had seven kills and Taylor Kirker had 34 assists and 18 digs.

Kearsten Wiggins led the defense with 23 digs and Reaghan Lemp had 14 digs.

Lauren York had seven digs and Abby Reynolds added five digs.

Bethel 3,

Troy Christian 0

TROY — The Bethel volleyball team got a 25-18, 25-21, 25-14 win in TRC action.

Bethel, 14-7 overall and 9-5 in the TRC, will host Yellow Springs Saturday to close the regular season.

Troy Christian, 4-18 overall and 3-11 in the TRC, will open Troy D-IV sectional action at 11 a.m. on Oct. 22 against the Fort Loramie-Bradford winner.

Karlee Plozay had 15 kills and seven digs for Bethel and Karinne Stormer had 10 kills, 12 digs and seven aces.

Anabelle Adams had 26 assists and six aces and Claire Bailey had 14 digs.

Lehman 3,

Northridge 0

DAYTON — The Lehman Catholic volleyball team closed the regular season with a 25-11, 25-17, 25-10 win in TRC action.

Lehman, 12-10 overall and 10-4 in the TRC, will open Troy D-IV sectional action at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday against Mississinawa Valley.

Marissa Comer had 11 kills, four blocks and three aces and Kaitlyn Fortkamp pounded 12 kills.

Taylor Geise had seven kills and three aces and Kailee Rank added five kills.

Caroline Wesner dished out 32 assists, Sophia Magoteaux served three aces and Ashlyn Geise had 11 digs.

Newton 3,

Fairlawn 1

PLEASANT HILL — The Newton volleyball team closed the regular season with a 2523, 25-20, 25-27, 25-16 win in non-conference action.

Newton, 21-1, will open Arcanum D-IV sectional action at 5;30 p.m. Tuesday against the same Fairlawn team.


Lehman 6,


SIDNEY — The Lehman Catholic girls soccer team clossed the regular season with a 9-5-2 record.

The Cavaliers will open D-III sectional play at 3 p.m. Oct. 22, hosting the Bethel-Twin Valley South winner.

Eva Dexter and Anya Kolb both had two goals for Lehman.

Tori Lachey had one goal and one assist and Mara O’Leary and Emilee VanSkiver each had one assist.

Callie Giguere had a shutout in goal for Lehman.

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