Varsity boys nonetheless undefeated
The Yellow Springs Bulldogs varsity staff bested their hosts, the Jackson Middle Tigers, by a margin of three–0 in a nonleague match on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Freshman Landon Harris and Junior Dylon Mapes every scored a purpose, and junior Eli Eyrich racked up a 3rd, in addition to two assists. On the defensive facet, junior Krishan Miller had two saves beneath his belt, aiding the staff within the shut-out sport.
Now sporting a 12–0 document, the Bulldogs headed to a Metro Buckeye league match in opposition to Dayton Christian on Tuesday, Oct. 5; a report on that match will seem in subsequent week’s situation of the Information.
—Metro Buckeye Sports activities statistics
Season bests from harriers
The McKinney Center Faculty and Yellow Springs Excessive Faculty girls and boys cross-country groups competed in two totally different venues on Saturday, Oct. 2. The McKinney groups traveled to the Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, the place they competed within the Jim Murray Invitational. The boys’ squad completed in 14th place out of 21 groups in a area dominated by Division I Faculties — YS is a Division III college. The younger Bulldogs had been led by Kyle Johnston, who ran his second quickest time of the yr (13:18) as he was complemented by a strong contingent of seventh graders — Will Oberg (15:13), Oskar Dennis (16:10), Charlie Carr (18:36) and Donovan Cooney (19:08) — who navigated the troublesome two-mile course.
On the women’ facet, the all-eighth-grade squad of Sasi Drees-Johnson (15:41), Rebecca DeWine (18:25), Lauren Finney (20:03) and Hannah Finney (20:48) demonstrated toughness as three of the women ran season finest occasions in opposition to high flight competitors.
The highschool squads traveled to Centerville Excessive Faculty on Oct. 2 to compete within the “Saturday Evening Lights” meet, which is quick changing into the biggest highschool cross-country meet in Ohio, and contains opponents from Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan. Operating in opposition to the perfect of the perfect, Cheyan Sundell-Turner ran to a medal-earning second place end, with a private finest time of 20:05. Fellow junior Josie DeWine stepped as much as the competitors within the area of 186 runners from 35 faculties with a time of 24:40, whereas ninth grader Lydia Lackovich-Van Gorp accomplished the 5K run in a fantastic time of 27:34.
On the boys’s facet, almost the complete squad ran season-best occasions as they completed in twenty ninth place out of 36 groups and 267 runners from primarily Division I faculties. Ninth graders Jia Sundell-Turner and Isaac Lewis led the Bulldog pack with equivalent occasions of 21:10. Sophomore Jack Horvath was shut behind in a time of 21:18. Malcolm Blunt (24:20), Malik Sales space (24:30), Kyle Raymer (26:42) and Evan Galarza (31:08) displayed the depth of the boys squad.
Coach Isabelle Dierauer complimented all the Bulldog runners for his or her inspiring efforts, together with their psychological preparation competing in opposition to high flight competitors.
The Bulldogs will compete this Saturday on the Ambassador Traditional situated at Legacy Christian in Xenia.
‘Quickest Bulldog’ winners
Final week the Southwest Ohio Observe Membership sponsored the “Quickest Bulldog” competitors, which featured elementary college students operating a 100-meter sprint. The winner for the women race was fourth grader Hazel Castilow; sixth grader Matteo Chaiten gained the boys race.
—John Gudgel, assistant coach
Two wins for varsity women
The Bulldogs defeated the Ansonia Tigers 3–2 in a non league problem on Saturday, Sept. 25 at house. Seniors Angie Smith and Aaliyah Longshaw led the staff defensively with 20 kills and 22 digs from Smith and 10 kills and 28 digs from Longshaw. Junior Josephine Zinger continued to rack up assists for the staff, with 40 over the course of the sport.
The staff went on to rout the visiting Legacy Christian Academy in a league match on Tuesday, Sept. 28, ending with three factors in opposition to the scoreless Knights.
Aaliyah Longshaw led the staff in kills with 13, accompanied by 9 kills from Smith, six from freshman Lacy Longshaw, 5 from junior Corinne Totty and one from freshman Adeline Zinger. Smith led with 20 digs, adopted by 16 from Aaliyah Longshaw. Zinger’s help rely for the sport was 32.
As of that sport, the staff’s document stood at 11–3; video games in opposition to Southeastern Native on Oct. 4 and Middletown Christian on Oct. 5 shall be reported in a future situation.
—Metro Buckeye Sports activities statistics