East boys top Covington


Bachman shoots 40 in Lady Indians win

Rob Kiser/Call Photo Covington’s Kelsey McReynolds chips onto the fourth green Monday at Echo Hills.


Rob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Macey Pruitt watches her approach shot to the fourth green Monday.


Rob Kiser/Call Photo Covington’s Addison Metz smiles as she lines up a putt.


Rob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Skylar Sloan chips onto the fourth green.


Rob Kiser/Call Photo Covington’s Noelle Gast watches her approach shot on the fourth hole as Piqua’s Korren Evans looks on.


Rob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Kelsey Bachman hits onto the fourth green.


Staff Reports

ST. PARIS — The Miami East boys golf team defeated Covington 176-206 at Lakeland Golf Course.

Dylan Martinez had a 39 for East and Andrew Slusher was medalist for Covington with 37.

Newton boys

win two matches

EATON — The Newton boys golf team defeated Twin Valley South 179-197 in CCC action at Eaton Country Club Monday.

Newton scores were Chet Jamison 43, Drew Thiesing 43, Grant Bayer 45, Nate Zielinski 47, Milan Bess 48 and Nash Lavy 51.

Newton was coming off a 191-197 win over Arcanum at Stillwater Ridge.

Indians scores were Jamison 44, Zielinski 49, Bayer 49, Bess 49, Thiesing 51 and Lavy 66.

Tiger boys

cruise to win

WEBSTER — The Versailles boys golf team handled Marion Local 163-202 on the front nine at Stillwater Valley Golf Course.

Nicholas Litten Stonebraker was medalist with a 36.

Other Versailles scores were Kyle Cotner 41, Connor Van Skycock 42, Alex Groff 44, Isaac Ruhenkamp 45 and Preston Platfoot 51.

Versailles won the JV match 196-245.

The top four scores were Kyle Dapore 45, Austin Pleiman 46, Will Eversole 52 and Alec Ahrens 53.

Girls Golf

Piqua girls

top Covington

The Piqua girls golf team defeated Covington 199-220 at Echo Hills Monday.

“Obviously we wanted to come out and play better than our score tonight,” Covington coach Adam Sweigart said. “We did not putt well and did not capitalize on some good second and third shots in the fairways. We should play better on our home course, but we have many more chances to improve.”

Kelsey Bachman was medalist with a 40 to lead Piqua.

Other Lady Indian scores were Korren Evans 50, Macey Pruitt 54, Skylar Sloan 55 and Raven Borger 74.

Covington scores were Addison Metz 48, Kelsey McReynolds 53, Megan Alexander 58, Noelle Gast 61 and Emily Thompson 70.

Lady Tigers

handle Flyers

CELINA — The Versailles girls golf team defeated Marion Local 191-243 Monday at Mercer County Elks.

Lauren Durham and Lauren Heitkamp shared medalist honors with 43s.

Other Versailles scores were Jorja Pothast 49, Morgan Heitkamp 56, Anna Groff 59 and Taylor Martin 70.

Boys Soccer

Eagles blank

Lehman boys

TROY — Lehman boys soccer opened its season with a 6-0 loss to Troy Christian.

Lehman goalie Ryan Goettemoeller did a workhorse job in the first half, turning away nine shots.

Troy Christian led 2-0 at halftime, before scoring four times in the second half.

“We were fine up to the 20 minute mark of the second half then we ran out of steam,” Lehman coach Tom Wiseman said. “Troy Christian is a good team. Easily the best team we’ve seen all summer. They will go far this year.”

Goettemoeller finished with 16 saves, as Lehman managed 8 hits on the opposing goalie.

“We let some younger kids in late to get some minutes,” Wiseman said. “We were just outmanned at the end of the game and the wheels fell off. Goettemoeller did what he could in the goal.”

Lehman travels to Allen East Thursday for a 7 p.m. game.

Newton boys

blank Dixie

PLEASANT HILL — Nick Honeycutt had four goals and Jack Yoder added three as the Newton boys soccer team routed Dixie Monday night, 7-0.

Honeycutt had an assist to go with his four goals, and Yoder added an assist to his three scores. Seth Courtney, Noah Williams and Cody Durst each added one assist. Goalkeeper Nelson Clymer made five saves to record his second shutout of the year.

Newton travels to Indian Lake Saturday.

East boys

handle Graham

ST. PARIS — Miami East’s Dalton Taynor scored a hat trick in Monday’s season opener at Graham as the Miami East boys soccer team defeated the Falcons 5-2.

Taynor scored with an assist from Wesley Sutherly midway through the first half, then he added another on an assist from Jackson Davis that made it 2-1 at halftime. Parker Heim then set Taynor up for one last goal midway through the second half. Davis then headed in a Kaleb Elifritz throw-in to make it 4-0, and Taynor set up a goal by Heim to finish the scoring.

“We started off a little shaky and not able to produce much offensively,” Miami East coach Adam Bell said. “Luckily, a couple balls made it through their five-man back line that we were able to run on. Graham’s keeper made some excellent decisions, which made it difficult for us mentally, and they kept things tight at 2-1 at halftime.

“We were able to strike early, and from there our offense became more poised and things finally started to gel for us in the last 15 minutes. My guys showed me a lot of mental toughness tonight, and I am proud of the way they banded together for the win.”

Miami East hosts Northwestern Wednesday.

Girls Soccer

East girls

tie Graham

CASSTOWN – In their home opener, Miami East girls soccer team tied Graham 2-2.

Graham got on the board first with 22 minutes left until the break.

With three seconds left until half, Miami East’s Cerstin Gross tapped the ball to Hailey Weaver who sent the ball into the back of the net from 45 yards out to tie it at one.

Graham again scored first the second half, 16 minutes in.

East answered six minutes later when Danielle Mannier buried a penalty kick.

“Both goals we gave up were from mental errors,” Miami East coach Lil Carson said. “I guess it’s good to

get those out of the way early in the season. We learn from it, fix it, and move on.”

East is now 1-0-1 and will travel to Northwestern tonight. They also have tickets left for the Crew game on Saturday, August

27. Contact Coach Carson if interested.

Lady Indians

blank XC

Newton girls soccer team defeated Xenia Christian 2-0.

Alliya Stine scored off an assist by Rachel Kirk, while Morgan Robbins scored on an assist by Bailey Chaney.

Girls Tennis

Lady Cavs

lose 4-1

SIDNEY — The Lehman girls tennis team lost to Alter B 4-1 Monday.

At singles, Sarah Gibson won 3-6, 6-2, 10-5; Alex Read lost 6-0, 6-0; and Melanie Brunner lost 7-5, 6-3.

In doubles, Ann Pennaparra and Angela Brunner lost 6-4, 6-2; and Kiera Burns and Alison Briggs lost 6-0, 6-0.

“We are really close to getting a win,” Lehman tennis coach Tim Ungericht said. “Sarah Gibson has stepped up and played really well so far this year against tough players, Melanie had a close match and Ann and Angela played a good team well. We will keep working hard and the wins will come.”

Lehman was coming off playing at the Schroeder Invitational Saturday.

Read was 0-3 at first singles, Melanie Brunner was at second singles and Burns went 1-2 at third singles to finish sixth.

At first doubles, Pennaparr and Angela Brunner went 1-2 to finish seventh, while Shannon Staley and Brieanna Werling went 1-2 at second doubles to finish seventh.

“Even though we finished in last place overall we were missing our top two singles players and four girls got their first career wins,” Ungericht said. “They all just started playing tennis at our first practice on Aug 1. I am really pleased with our progress so far this season. We found out today who our no 1 doubles team will be and are really close to winning our first match. When our transfer becomes eligible in two weeks and we sort out who our three singles player and two doubles team is we will be a good team 2nd half of the season.”

On Friday, Lehman lost 5-0 to Chaminade-Julienne’s JVs.

In singles, Gibson lost 6-3, 6-3; Melanie Brunner lost 6-1, 6-0 and Briggs lost 6-1, 6-3. At doubles, Read and Angela Brunner lost 6-4, 6-4 and Pennaparra and Burns lost 6-1, 3-6, 10-5.

Volleyball

Here are our scores from our first match last night at Fairlawn.

7th Grade

Covington Fairlawn

16 25

21 25

Emmaline Kizer led the team 3 aces.

Record: 0-1

8th Grade

Covington Fairlawn

25 21

17 25

21 25

Tori Quniter led the team with 7 aces

Record 0-1

Rob Kiser/Call Photo Covington’s Kelsey McReynolds chips onto the fourth green Monday at Echo Hills.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_kelseymcreynoolds.jpgRob Kiser/Call Photo Covington’s Kelsey McReynolds chips onto the fourth green Monday at Echo Hills.

Rob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Macey Pruitt watches her approach shot to the fourth green Monday.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_macey3.jpgRob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Macey Pruitt watches her approach shot to the fourth green Monday.

Rob Kiser/Call Photo Covington’s Addison Metz smiles as she lines up a putt.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_addison2.jpgRob Kiser/Call Photo Covington’s Addison Metz smiles as she lines up a putt.

Rob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Skylar Sloan chips onto the fourth green.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_skylar2.jpgRob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Skylar Sloan chips onto the fourth green.

Rob Kiser/Call Photo Covington’s Noelle Gast watches her approach shot on the fourth hole as Piqua’s Korren Evans looks on.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_noellegast.jpgRob Kiser/Call Photo Covington’s Noelle Gast watches her approach shot on the fourth hole as Piqua’s Korren Evans looks on.

Rob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Kelsey Bachman hits onto the fourth green.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_kelseybachman-2.jpgRob Kiser/Call Photo Piqua’s Kelsey Bachman hits onto the fourth green.
Bachman shoots 40 in Lady Indians win
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