COLUMBUS — Newton senior Brock Jamison is tied for 10th after the opening round of the Division III state golf tournament, while the Versailles girls are in eighth place after the opening day of the girls Division II state tournament.
Jamison carded an eighth-over par 80 on the difficult Scarlet Course at Ohio State University.
He is six shots out of the lead.
The Lady Tigers, playing the Gray Course at Ohio State, carded 386 as a team.
Jorja Pothast led the Lady Tigers with a 93, while Maddie Covault shot a 94.
Other Versailles scores were Lauren Heitkamp 98, Lauren Dunham 101 and Morgan Heitkamp 106.
The final round for both boys and girls will be played today.
VANDALIA — The Piqua volleyball team avenged an earlier loss and finished seventh in the GWOC tournament with a 25-23, 25-22, 17-25, 25-17 win over Vandalia-Butler Thursday.
Piqua, 11-10, will play Fairmont in the D-I sectional tournament at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
SIDNEY — The Lehman Lady Cavs took care of Lima Temple Christian in three straight Thursday night, and it ended the Northwest Central Conference season with a perfect 7-0 record and the outright league title.
The scores were 25-11, 25-12, 25-15, and it gave Lehman a 15-7 overall record heading into Division IV sectional tournament play on Tuesday at Tippecanoe High School. Lehman is the No. 3 seed and plays No. 21 seed Mississinawa Valley at 6 p.m. in first-round action.
In winning Thursday, Lehman kept its streak up of never having lost a conference match. Lehman won the 2014 championship at 7-0, and the 2013 title at 6-0.
Sidney Chapman, still just a junior, had another big night at the net with 23 kills and that put her over 1,000 for her career. She now has 1,015.
Madeline Smith handed out 33 assists, and Chapman, Smith and Marianne Hissong all served three aces.
win CCC title
CASSTOWN — The Miami East volleyball team finished unbeaten in CCC play, topping Ansonia Thursday 25-7, 25-12, 25-13.
Jonni Parker had 16 kills, 11 assists and five aces.
Kyndall Hellyer had eight kills and Carly Gump dished out 23 assists.
Miami East will open D-III sectional play at 2 p.m. today at Brookville against Greeneview.
TIPP CITY — The Covington Buccs concluded their regular season on a winning note Thursday night at Bethel High School by scores of 25-10, 25-17, 25-13.
“I was happy with the results tonight,” Covington coach Lonnie Cain said. “We lost focus in set number two, but came back to finish with some strong net play and good defense. Hopefully we can continue to improve on the little things and make a run in the tournament.”
Rachel York had 10 kills, four aces and two digs; while Brooke Gostomsky had four kills, two aces and two solo blocks.
Savanna Schaurer had three kills, three aces and three digs; while Arianna Richards had eight assists, four aces and two digs.
Bre Dieperink dished out nine assists.
The Covington JVs finished 9-12 overall and 9-3 in the CCC after winning Thursday.
The varsity, 9-12 overall and 8-4 in the CCC, will open D-IV sectional play at 7;30 p.m. Tuesday at Tippecanoe High School against Catholic Central.
WEST ALEXANDRIA — The Miami East boys soccer team finished off an impressive 13-3-0 regular season with a 6-0 win over Twin Valley South Thursday in CCC action.
“We had trouble finding our rhythm Monday against Shawnee and I stressed to them the importance of rediscovering our momentum we had for the bulk of the year,” Miami East coach Adam Bell said. “I told them we needed 80 solid minutes of dominating play and that’s exactly what they did. I am very proud of the success these boys have had this year and know they truly deserve every bit of it. Tonight meant a lot to them because, aside from being our last regular season game, with this win we have tied the school record for most wins in a season. I feel blessed to coach such a talented team.”
Dalton Taynor got the scoring started on at 32:57 mark, off an assist from Kaleb Elifritz.
Elifritz and Connor Wilson both assisted on a Devyn Carson goal with 29:18 left in the half.
Carson scored off another Wilson assist at the 26:56 mark to make it 3-0.
The Vikings added three more goals in the second half.
Just 1:20 into the second half, Wilson scored off a Jackson Davis assist.
With 13:03 remaining, Brad Jenkins made it 5-0 off a Jakob Brunke assists.
Carson capped the scoring on an unassisted goal with 6:07 remaining, giving him a hat trick.
Miami East will open D-III sectional play on Wednesday, hosting Northwestern.
play to draw
WEST ALEXANDRIA — The Miami East girls soccer team closed CCC play by tying Twin Valley South 0-0.
Miami East, 9-5-2 overall and 5-0-1 in the CCC, will play at Piqua this afternoon to close the regular season.