By Josh Brown
CASSTOWN — The Miami East volleyball team’s Cross County Conference winning streak was put to the test Monday night.
And the Vikings (9-3, 8-0 CCC) passed, taking Arcanum’s best shot and surviving in five games at home Monday to claim a 25-11, 20-25, 25-6, 17-25, 16-14 victory, remaining in first place with a shot at a ninth straight league title.
Lydia Conley led the way for Miami East with 16 kills and two blocks, while Sophie Jacomet added 12 kills, two aces and 22 digs. Nichole Hood had nine kills and 14 digs, Delaney Bourelle had nine kills, Ashlyn Monnin had five kills, four aces and a block, Gretchen Frock had a kill, 41 assists and three aces, Gabrielle Hawkins had 21 digs, an assist and two aces and Lauren Fisher had two digs.
Miami East travels to Tri-County North Thursday.
BEAVERCREEK — Tippecanoe (13-2) rallied from a two-deficit deficit to knock off Beavercreek on the road Monday night, winning 22-25, 21-25, 25-20, 25-22, 15-11.
Brooke Aselage had 22 kills, three blocks and 20 digs, Corrin Siefring had 14 kills and 17 digs and Rachel Wildermuth had 12 kills and six digs to lead the Red Devils. Emily Graham had three blocks, Alayna Titley had six aces and 17 digs, Abby Hughes had 28 digs and Isabel Crow had 53 assists and four aces.
“The first two sets, we played timid and allowed Creek to do its damage from the outside, but from the third set on our conditioning showed,” Tippecanoe coach Howard Garcia said. “We were quicker, running the middle, going after balls that would have seemed out of reach and played with lots of passion. A big win against a very good team.”
WEST MILTON — Milton-Union bounced back from its five-set loss at Tri-Village over the weekend, sweeping Ansonia 25-13, 25-22, 25-19 Monday night.
“We’re still working on not getting complacent and coming out in the second set as intensely as we do the first,” Milton-Union coach Bill Ginn said. “If we can solve that problem, we will be very tough the rest of the season.”
Allison Freisthler and Alexis Davis both had six kills to lead the Bulldogs (12-4).
COVINGTON — The Covington Buccaneers fell to 4-10 on the season with a 25-14, 25-10, 25-12 loss against visiting Lehman Monday.
Olivia Mohler had four kills, Lilli Hamilton had three kills, Alyssa Kimmel had three kills and six digs, Hillary Hoying had six digs, Maci White had five digs and Ellery Reck had seven assists and five digs for the Buccaneers.
For the Cavaliers, Olivia Lucia had 12 kills and 10 digs, Lauren McFarland had 13 kills and 10 digs, Abby Schutt had five kills, four aces and 10 digs, Reese Geise had six kills, Pyper Sharkins had seven digs and Alexis Snipes had 34 assists.
DAYTON — The Bradford Railroaders swept Northridge on the road Monday, winning 25-14, 25-15, 25-12 to improve to 4-11 on the season.
Bianca Keener had 10 kills, four aces, two blocks and eight digs to lead Bradford, Buzz Brewer had three aces, 12 assists and six kills and Macie Reck had 16 digs.
Other scores: Brookville 3, Newton 0 (25-13, 25-14, 25-17).
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MIAMISBURG — The Troy girls soccer team saw its three-game winning streak snapped Monday night in a 2-0 loss at Miamisburg.
Paige Nadolny made 13 saves on the night to give the Trojans (8-3) a chance, but they simply could not put any offense together. Miamisburg keepers Alex Miller and Emily Lindenschmidt made seven and two saves, respectively, to preserve the shutout.
Troy hosts Greater Western Ohio Conference American North Division rival Butler Wednesday.
Troy Christian 4,
TROY — Troy Christian won its 11th straight to begin the season Monday night, defeating Newton 4-1 at home.
Marissa Deeter scored a goal late in the game on an assist from Kim Laughman for the Indians, who host Twin Valley South Thursday.
Troy Christian (11-0) was also scheduled to play Miami East Tuesday, but that match was cancelled. The Eagles travel to Preble Shawnee Thursday.
Other scores:Fairborn 2, Piqua (4-4-2, 3-3-1 GWOC American North) 1.
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Troy Christian 9,
TROY — The Troy Christian boys soccer team improved to 10-0 Monday night with a 9-0 Senior Night victory over visiting Newton.
Grant Conklin had two goals and two assists, Jalen Hudgins and Preston Lair each scored two goals, Jacob Wynne had a goal and two assists, Connor Peters had a goal and an assist, Chas Schemmel had a goal, A.J. Warden had two assists and Tristan Miller and Tripp Schulte each had an assist. Jackson Kremer made eight saves in goal to post a shutout, his eighth of the season.
The Eagles were set to play at Miami East Tuesday, but that match was cancelled. Troy Christian travels to Dayton Christian Oct. 2 for a showdown atop the Metro Buckeye Conference.
Other scores: Lehman 4, Franklin Monroe 0. Brookville at Bethel ppd.
Troy’s tennis match at Fairmont on Monday was cancelled, and that was only a prelude as the Greater Western Ohio Conference tournament was also postponed on Tuesday. Troy and Tippecanoe will now play in the gold flight tournament at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Troy, while Piqua will play in the silver flight at the same time in Vandalia. Troy’s match against Miamisburg on Wednesday was also cancelled because of the tournament’s rescheduling.
The Southwestern Buckeye League tennis tournament was also postponed and will now be played on Thursday at Thomas Cloud Park.
The weather on Monday also caused a pair of Senior Night cancellations, as Troy’s girls golf team was supposed to host Miami East and Xenia in a tri-match and Troy Christian was supposed to host Dixie. Both matches were cancelled, and the respective Senior Night festivities were held indoors.
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