Last updated: August 21. 2014 9:33PM - 146 Views
By Robbin Kiser



Luke Gronneber/Civitas MediaLehman's Sidney Chapman spikes the ball as Versailles' Christa Puthoff reaches up to defend at Lehman Tuesday.
Luke Gronneber/Civitas MediaLehman's Sidney Chapman spikes the ball as Versailles' Christa Puthoff reaches up to defend at Lehman Tuesday.
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SIDNEY — The Lehman volleyball team pushed defending state champion Versailles to four sets before losing 25-12, 25-23, 20-25, 25-21.


Madeline Smith dished out 28 assists for the Lady Cavaliers, while Olivia Slagle had 13 kills and three blocks and Sidney Chapman added 12 kills.


Marianne Hissong had four kills and four blocks and Ava Schmitz had six digs.


Lehman will play at Marion Local Tuesday.


CROSS COUNTRY

Russia sweeps


Shelby Preview


SIDNEY — The Russia boys and girls cross country teams swept the Shelby County Preview Tuesday to open the season.


Russia had 56, while Botkins was second with 61.


Lehman was seventh with 181.


Russia’s top seven included Jordan Gariety, 12, 17:52.0; Caleb Ball, 11, 18:20.5; Alex Seger, 12, 18:21.2; Alex Herron, 15, 18:51.8; Connor Metz, 17, 19:06.4; Trevor Monnin, 18, 19:09.2; Ethan Monnier, 19, 19:11.3.


Lehman runners included John Schmiesing, 25, 19:36.6; Isaiah Winhoven, 37, 20:40.4; Erik Jackson, 44, 21:16.3; Ted Jackson, 73, 24:41.8; Derek Gaier, 79, 25:44.3; Blake Leffel, 81, 26:19.6.


Houston runners included Devon Jester, 5, 17:35.5; Troy Riley, 16, 19:03.4; Dakota Francis, 63, 22:22.2.


Russia won the girls event with 26 points, while Lehman had its highest finish at the event, finishing second with 62.


Russia’s top seven included Emily Borchers, 2, 20:46.2; Lauren Heaton, 3, 21:09.2; Molly Kearns, 4, 21:10.1; Megan Frazier, 6, 21:38.4; Shae Goubeaux, 11, 22:39.7; Karissa Voisard, 19, 24:27.3; Maddie Moorman, 21, 24:58.2.


Lehman’s top seven included Caroline Heitmeyer, 5, 21:15.9; Jenna Zimmerman, 7, 21:41.0; Alanna O’Leary, 8, 22:17.8; Clare Schmiesing, 14, 23:40.6; Janelle Gravunder, 29, 25:32.9; Theresa Schmiesing, 52, 29:13.6; Caitlin Swallows, 61, 31:21.1.


Houston runners included Emma Mertz, 25, 25:09.2; Morgan Ely, 30, 25:35.5; Brayden Murray, 64, 33:23.3; Kaitlyn Ellison, 73, 37:09.0.


BOYS SOCCER

Lehman blanks


Wave 3-0


The Lehman Catholic boys soccer team opened their 2014 season with a 3-0 victory over Greenville on Tuesday. Greenville falls to 0-2-0 on the season.


Freshman Jake Emrick and sophomore Trey Kerrigan each contributed a goal and an assist a piece. Also adding to the total for Lehman Catholic was sophomore John Henry Frantz with a goal and senior Travis Thornton with an assist.


The first half ended in a scoreless tie, and it was still undecided.


“Early on, our defense seemed uncomfortable and we had trouble hitting frame on our shots,” Lehman coach Thom Thornton said. “We switched over to a 4-3-3 in the second half and were able to capitalize on opportunities. We kept possession a majority of the game and got some quality play from our substitutes, that helped keep everyone fresh. Later on, we were able to outrun the other team and finish the game strong.”


Greenville struggled on offense, sending off only one shot-on-goal for the entire contest, compared to 24 for the Cavaliers.


Lehman is back in action on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 3 p.m. at home against the visiting Lincolnview.


BOYS GOLF

Cav boys


sweep tri


SIDNEY — The Lehman boys golf team swept a tri-match with Upper Scioto Valley and Ridgemont.


Team scores were Lehman 166, Upper Scioto Valley 211 and Ridgemont 212.


Tyler Lachey and Tyler Scott shared medalist honors with 39.


Other Lehman scores were Sam Dean 44, Rocco Cantanzarite 45, Zack Scott 51 and Ryan Schmidt 54.


Buccs get


past TV


The Covington boys golf team got past Tri-Village 169-180 in CCC action recently.


Joe Slusher was medalist, leading Covington with a 40.


Other Bucc scores were Levi Winn 42, Andrew Slusher 43, Ty Boerhinger 44, Jacob Blair 46, James Grilliot 58.


East gets


past Newton


The Miami East boys golf team defeated Newton 182-193 in CCC action Tuesday.


Ryan Bergman and Scot Kirby led Miami East with 44s.


Devyn Carson shot 46 and Kley Karadak added 48.


Newton’s Brock Jamison was medalist with 39.


Other Indian scores were Milan Bess 48, Wade Ferrell 51 and Grant Boyer 55.


GIRLS GOLF

Lady Tigers


top East


ST. PARIS — The Versailles girls golf team got past Miami East 199-237 Tuesday at Lakeland Golf Course.


Madison Covault was medalist for Versailles with 44.


Other Tiger scores were Hannah Niekamp 48, Kaitlyn Middendorf 52, Lauren Durham 55, Morgan Middendorf 56, Jorja Pothast 64.


East scores were Kierra Fellers 55, Maggie Bergman 60, Megan Thompson 60, Megan Pettit 62, Kathlenna Braun 67, Bailey Miller 72.


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