Titans sweep Tartans to begin SOC I play
PDT Sports Report
Notre Dame opened up SOC I play Tuesday night with a road victory in straight-sets over East.
Emma Gohmann led the Titans with 35 points, 14 of them were aces. Other statistical leaders included Brooke Pierron with 14 kills and Maggie Hoover with 14 assists. Regan Kayser also tallied 10 kills in the win.
Notre Dame returns home Thursday to entertain New Boston.
Notre Dame — 25 25 25
East — 4 4 13
Records — Notre Dame 3-0 (1-0); East n/a (0-1)
Clay def. Symmes Valley 25-15, 25-8, 25-8
Jessica Moore’s 19 digs and 17 points led visiting Clay to a sweep Tuesday over SOC I foe Symmes Valley to commence conference play.
Gabby Hickman added 32 assists while Lexie Gilliland and Annie Hopkins finished with 12 and 11 kills respectively. Hopkins also had 10 points.
The Panthers entertain defending SOC I champion and defending Division IV State Semifinalist Eastern Thursday.
Clay — 25 25 25
Symmes Valley — 15 8 8
Records — Clay 2-2 (1-0); Symmes Valley n/a (0-1).
Waverly def. Minford 25-10, 25-12, 25-17
Visiting Waverly picked up 14 kills, 11 digs and three aces from Bri Wiget as the Tigers swept Minford in an SOC II opener Tuesday for both squads.
Maddy Wiseman finished with 41 assists. Kayla Riffe added 19 digs and Ashley Burton chipped in with 19 kills and seven digs in a winning effort.
Waverly entertains West Thursday.
Waverly — 25 25 25
Minford — 10 12 17
Records — Waverly 4-0 (1-0); Minford n/a (0-1).
South Webster 4, Valley 2
South Webster posted three second half goals to come from behind and defeat host Valley Tuesday.
Shane Zimmerman scored two goals and recored an assist on the other for the Jeeps while Trevor Coriell made two saves in the win. Kyle Keaton (goal, assist) and Alek Blevins (goal) also contributed for South Webster. Brice Romanello had both Indian goals and Alex Gahm was credited with seven stops.
The Jeeps welcome Waverly Thursday. Valley hosts Northwest Thursday.
South Webster 1 3 — 4
Valley 2 0 — 2
First Half: SW — Zimmerman (una); V — Romanello (Golden); V — Romanello (una).
Second Half: SW — Zimmerman (Keaton); SW — Keaton (Zimmerman); SW — Blevins (una).
Saves: SW — Coriell (2); V — Gahm (7).
Records: South Webster 2-2 (1-0); Valley 1-1 (0-1).
Wheelersburg 5, West 0
Keith Thurmer’s two goals and three assists helped host Wheelersburg earn a 5-0 win Tuesday over West.
Christian Hughes added a pair of goals and Ethan McCain recorded a tally in the win. Zach Jordan needed just four saves for the shutout.
The Pirates travel Thursday to New Boston.
West 0 0 — 0
Wheelersburg 3 2 — 5
First Half: Wh — Hughes (Thurmer); Wh — Thurmer (una); Wh — Hughes (Thurmer).
Second Half: Wh — McCain (Thurmer); Wh — Thurmer (una).
Saves: We — TEAM (23); Wh — Jordan (4).
Records — West 1-1-1 (0-1); Wheelersburg 1-0-1 (1-0-1).
Waverly 7, Circleville 0
Thanks to a Jacob Purpero hat trick, host Waverly pulled away from visiting Circleville Tuesday 7-1 thanks to six second half scores.
Purpero scored the first three tallies of the match and assisted on the fourth. Hudson Diener had a goal and an assist while Robert Fuska, James White and Marcus Schiller all added goals. Caleb Moore made 12 saves in the win.
The Tigers travel Thursday to South Webster.
Circleville 0 0 — 0
Waverly 1 6 — 7
First Half: W — Purpero (una).
Second Half: W — Purpero (una); W — Purpero (una); W — Fuska (Purpero); W — White (una); Schiller (Diener); W — Diener (una).
Saves: C — Wroten (10); W — Moore (12).
Records — Circleville 2-1; Waverly 1-1-1.
SOC II match at Dogwood Hills Golf Course
Wheelersburg improved by five strokes Tuesday from their team score during Monday’s preview to claim the SOC II match at Dogwood Hills.
Mitchell McFarland led the Pirates and all golfers with a 39 on the afternoon. Waverly finished as the runner-up with a score of 176 and were paced by a round of 40 by Pierce Knisley.
Todd Galloway’s 43 paced third place West (178), Valley’s 207 was headlined by a 42 from Darby High, Phillip Cassidy’s 51 aided Northwest to a score of 212 and Johnathan Hemmings led Minford’s 246 with a round of 59.
Wheelersburg will play the Senators, Clay and Notre Dame Thursday at Shawnee State Golf Course.
1. Wheelersburg (W) — 166
2. Waverly — 176
3. West — 178
4. Valley — 207
5. Northwest — 212
6. Minford — 246
Medalist: Mitchell McFarland (W) — 39
SEOAL match at Brass Ring Golf Club
Portsmouth finished fourth in Tuesday’s SEOAL match at Brass Ring Golf Club, the third of the league’s five matches.
Trent Rodbell paced the Trojans with a score of 42. Portsmouth finished with a team score of 176 lost the third place tiebreaker to Warren.
Logan won the match as Logan Holbrook’s 32 paced the victorious Chieftains to a 154 team score. Holbrook’s score was the lowest of the season in league matches.
1. Logan (L) — 154
2. Jackson — 169
3. Warren* — 176
4. Portsmouth (P) — 176
5. Gallia Academy — 188
Medalist: Logan Holbrook (L) — 32
Local low round: Trent Rodbell (P) — 42
* — won fifth-player tiebreaker.
Minford 3, Wheelersburg 2
Host Minford earned a 3-2 win Tuesday over Wheelersburg in an SOC II match.
The Falcons claimed the second and third singles as well as the second doubles match to break the tie. The Pirates won the first singles and first doubles matchups.
Minford hosts Valley Thursday while Wheelersburg travels the same day to Notre Dame.
Jessi Wright (W) def. Katie Singer (M) 4-6, 7-6, 6-3
Emma Shepherd (M) def. Amber Vaughn (W) 6-0, 6-0
Mikhaila Roe (M) def. Megan Meyers (W) 6-2, 6-4
Maria Fraulini/Katie Widdig (W) def. Hailey Gilliland/Kendall Estep (M) 6-0, 6-0
Devon Crisp/Emily Caldwell (M) def. Kenzie Davidson/Ali Hopper (W) 6-2, 6-3
The following scores were reported from various media outlets. Full statistics were unavailable at press time.
Eastern def. New Boston 25-6, 25-8, 25-7
Unioto def. Piketon 25-13, 25-22, 25-15
Waverly 3, Valley 2
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