Carroll sweeps GCL Coed Track titles
MIDDLETOWN — The Carroll High School boys and girls track & field teams both claimed Greater Catholic League Coed Division titles this week. For the boys, it was their eighth year in a row to claim a GCLC title. After finishing as GCLC runners up the past two years, this is the Carroll girls’ first title since 2004.
Patriots sophomore Sam Janson was named Boys GCLC Track Athlete of the Year after winning the 100-meter dash, 200 dash, 400 and running the anchor leg for the winning 1,600 relay team. Other Carroll event winners were: Daniel LaJeunesse (300 hurdles); Karl Grossman (3,200); Sean Pauley (Long Jump and the High Jump); Andy Lebamoff (Pole Vault); Janson, Stafford Stevens, Dante Porter and Nikhil Sample (1,600 Relay)
Senior Christina Kallet was anemd the GCL Field Athlete of the Year. She won the Pole Vault, finished fourth in the mile run, was third in the 800, and finished first, with Haley Sabo, Nyanjok Mawein and Julia Barbera, in the 1,600 relay. Other Carroll girls winners were: Barbera (High Jump); and Sabo (Long Jump).
Carroll won Long Jump, High Jump and Pole Vault in both the boys and girls competitions.
Carroll also won the GCL Junior Varsity Championships (10th year in a row for the boys and sixth year in a row for the girls.) Full results can be found at: http://timerhub.com/get_web_index.php?page=today.ghgtiming.com/2016/gclsmall/.
Beavercreek defeats ‘Burg
BEAVERCREEK — A trio of Beavercreek players scored a trio of goals in Monday’s 18-2 Beavers win over Miamisburg. Sabra Woodruff, Alyssa Hinton and Megan Miller each scored three goals, Claire Sturkol, Mackenzie Sorensen, Ellie Cade and Maddie Frye scored two apiece, and Cassie Mullins added a goal in the win.
Beavercreek 13, Cincinnati Seven Hills 8: No other details were available from Wednesday’s game.
Norman featured in OHSAA magazine
COLUMBUS — In the spring edition of OHSAA Magazine which came out this week, Xenia Christian senior student athlete Grace Norman is interviewed by the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Director of Information Services, Tim Stried.
The article can be found at: http://www.ohsaa.org/news/Magazine/Spring2016/Page1416.pdf .
WSU signs 10
FAIRBORN — Wright State University head women’s soccer coach Patrick Ferguson has announced the signing of 10 players for the 2016 season. Those joining the Raiders include Livi Raflik, Alyssa Garberich, Kat Schmidt, Mimi Sarkodie, Christine Ommert, Jordyne Helinski, Andrea Gomez, Kelsi Spillman, Maddie Jewell and Alysha Hammer.
Wright State advanced to the Horizon League finals last year under 11-year head coach Patrick Ferguson.
Raiders sign two
FAIRBORN — Loudon Vollbrecht, a 6-foot-8, 300-pound post player, and Mike LaTulip, a 6-1 guard, have signed institutional aid agreements to attend Wright State University and play basketball for the Raiders in the fall, WSU head men’s basketball coach Scott Nagy announced today.
The Geneva (Ill.) High School graduate, Vollbrecht led the Vikings to a 30-5 record as a junior and a fourth-place finish at the state tournament as a junior when he averaged 10.8 points and 6.6 rebounds a game. An Arlington Heights, Ill. native and graduate of Prospect High School, LaTulip redshirted last year at the University of Illinois where he received his degree this past May.
Nagy joined Wright State in March as head coach after spending the last 21 years as the head coach at South Dakota State University where he led SDSU to three NCAA Tournaments over the last five years.