Trojans beat Jackets in 4, wins 62nd straight in North


Lee Woolery|Troy Daily News Troy senior Alexa Holland serves Tuesday against Sidney.

Lee Woolery|Troy Daily News Troy senior Alexa Holland serves Tuesday against Sidney.


Lee Woolery|Troy Daily News Troy senior Payton Riley goes up for a kill Tuesday against Sidney.


Lee Woolery|Troy Daily News Troy senior Gabbi Johnson serves Tuesday against Sidney.


Lee Woolery|Troy Daily News Troy senior Anya Coleman passes the ball Tuesday against Sidney.


By Josh Brown

jbrown@aimmediamidwest.com

TROY — The Troy volleyball team celebrated Senior Night the only way it knows how.

By winning another game in division play.

The Trojans ran their Greater Western Ohio Conference American North Division winning streak to 62 matches Tuesday night, defeating Sidney in four sets at the Trojan Activities Center, 25-11, 25-8, 19-25, 25-16 to improve to 15-4 overall and 12-0 in division play.

The Trojans honored their four seniors Alexa Holland, Anya Coleman, Gabbi Johnson and Payton Riley before the match. Lauren Schmitz led Trojans with 15 kills, three blocks and eight digs, Riley had 14 kills, one assist, one block and eight digs, Kate Orban had 13 kills, one ace, two blocks and four digs, Brianna Slusher had five kills, an ace, three blocks and two digs, Holland had seven aces, one assist and 18 digs, Morgan Baber had 37 assists, nine aces, two blocks and 12 digs, Emmie Jackson had two aces and a dig, Brennah Hutchinson and Ella Furlong each had six digs, Carly Pfeiffer had two digs and Emily Huber had one assist.

After traveling to Butler Wednesday, the Trojans travel to Tippecanoe Oct. 9 to take on the second-place Red Devils.

Tippecanoe 3,

Piqua 0

TIPP CITY — After struggling to win the first set Tuesday night, Tippecanoe (17-2, 11-1 Greater Western Ohio Conference American North Division) cruised from there against Piqua, winning 25-20, 25-8, 25-8.

Izzy Crow had 34 assists and two blocks, giving her more than 2,000 career assists. Rachel Wildermuth had 14 kills and three blocks, Brooke Aselage had 12 kills, seven digs and two blocks, Alayna Titley had two aces and eight digs, Abby Hughes had 14 digs and Kaitlyn Husic and Corinn Siefring each had two aces.

Tippecanoe travels to Greenville Thursday.

Miami East 3,

National Trail 0

NEW PARIS — Miami East (13-6, 11-0 Cross County Conference) clinched at least a share of its ninth straight CCC title Tuesday night, sweeping National Trail 25-11, 25-15, 25-12.

Nichole Hood had 12 kills, two aces and 10 digs, Sophie Jacomet had nine kills and 13 digs, Delaney Bourelle had eight kills, an ace and a block, Lydia Conley had seven kills and a block, Ashlyn Monnin had four kills and two aces, Gretchen Frock had 21 assists and an ace, Gabrielle Hawkins had 22 digs and four assists and Macie Schaffner had 12 assists.

Miami East hosts CHCA Saturday and travels to Lehman Monday.

Covington 3,

TC North 1

COVINGTON — Covington held off Tri-County North for a Cross County Conference win Tuesday night, winning 25-19, 25-18, 19-25, 25-21.

Lilli Hamilton had 12 kills and four blocks, Olivia Mohler had 11 kills and two blocks, Makenna Gostomsky had five kills, an ace and six digs, Ellery Reck had three kills and 24 assists Makenzee Maschino had eight assists, three aces and eight digs, Maci White had an ace and seven digs, Hillary Hoying had two aces and four digs, Alyssa Kimmel had two kills and seven digs and Marissa Fields had three kills.

Covington hosts Brookville Thursday.

Other scores: Franklin Monroe 3, Newton 0 (25-13, 25-15, 25-11).

* Girls Soccer

Troy Christian 3,

Dayton Christian 0

DAYTON — The Troy Christian girls soccer team bounced back from its first loss of the season, knocking off Dayton Christian on the road 3-0 to improve to 11-1 overall and 4-0 in the Metro Buckeye Conference.

Lexi Salazar had a goal and an assist, Morgan Taylor and Gacie Kincer each had one goal and Ryann Spoltman had an assist. Cara Salazar made eight saves to post her seventh shutout of the season.

Troy Christian travels to Lehman Monday.

Other scores: Botkins 1, Troy 0.

* Boys Soccer

Troy Christian 1,

Dayton Christian 1

DAYTON — The Troy Christian boys soccer team, ranked No. 5 in the state in the latest Division III poll, took on the No. 2 team in the same poll at Dayton Christian Tuesday night, with the teams battling to a 1-1 draw.

Grant Conklin scored on a free kick late in the first half for the Eagles’ lone goal, and Dayton Christian answered with a goal on a penalty kick to tie the score at halftime — which was where things remained the rest of the way. Troy Christian goalie Jackson Kremer made 12 saves to preserve the tie.

Troy Christian (10-0-1, 3-0-1 Metro Buckeye Conference) travels to Miami Valley Thursday and would clinch at least a share of the MBC title with a win.

Miami East 5,

Lehman 0

CASSTOWN — Miami East got a hat trick from Conner Wilson Tuesday night, leading the Vikings to a 5-0 victory over visiting Lehman.

Aiden Waite had a goal and an assist, Logan McEldowney scored a goal and Wes Sutherly had two assists.

Other scores: Piqua (3-9-1, 3-5 GWOC American North) 2, Greenville 1.

Contact Josh Brown at (937) 552-2132, or follow @TroyDailySports on Twitter.

Lee Woolery|Troy Daily News Troy senior Alexa Holland serves Tuesday against Sidney.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_100218lw_troy_alexaholland.jpgLee Woolery|Troy Daily News Troy senior Alexa Holland serves Tuesday against Sidney.

Lee Woolery|Troy Daily News Troy senior Payton Riley goes up for a kill Tuesday against Sidney.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_100218lw_troy_paytonriley.jpgLee Woolery|Troy Daily News Troy senior Payton Riley goes up for a kill Tuesday against Sidney.

Lee Woolery|Troy Daily News Troy senior Gabbi Johnson serves Tuesday against Sidney.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_100218lw_troy_gabbijohnson.jpgLee Woolery|Troy Daily News Troy senior Gabbi Johnson serves Tuesday against Sidney.

Lee Woolery|Troy Daily News Troy senior Anya Coleman passes the ball Tuesday against Sidney.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_100218lw_troy_anyacoleman.jpgLee Woolery|Troy Daily News Troy senior Anya Coleman passes the ball Tuesday against Sidney.