By Josh Brown
Troy Daily News
TROY — Last year, Troy’s girls bowling team began head-to-head play with a loss to Versailles — the Trojans’ only loss in a 15-1 regular season.
Thursday, the Trojans got to avenge that defeat.
Troy’s girls held off the Tigers in a matchup of two state-caliber teams, winning 188-167 in the final baker game of the day to put away a narrow 2,228-2,192 victory. And the Trojan boys completed the sweep on the day, cruising to a 2,531-2,212 win Thursday at Troy Bowl.
For Troy’s boys (1-0), four bowlers posted 400-plus series, with Jordan Fisher rolling 224-237—461 to lead the way. Carson Rogers rolled 204-235—439, Drew Snurr rolled 226-204—430, Preston Gambrell rolled 223-192—415 and Preston Jackson rolled 225-174—399.
For Troy’s girls (1-0), Kayleigh McMullen led the way with 212-191—403, Kylie Schiml rolled 206-173—379, Stephanie Crider rolled 167-211—378, Alyssa Shilt rolled 170-194—364 and Cassie McMullen rolled 174-182—356.
Troy next competes in the Ohio high School Kickoff tournament Saturday at Columbus Bowling Palace.
* Girls Basketball
Miami East 42,
National Trail 24
CASSTOWN — After taking third in Urbana’s Skeeter Classic to kick off the season, the Miami East girls basketball team jumped right into conference play.
And throughout Thursday’s Cross County Conference opener at home, the defending champion Vikings steadily pulled away from National Trail, taking care of business in a 42-24 victory.
Morgan Haney led the way for the Vikings with 17 points and five steals, Camryn Miller added eight points, nine rebounds and four blocked shots and Emily Adkins had seven points as Miami East (2-1, 1-0 CCC) built a slim 11-6 lead after one quarter that turned into a 23-11 advantage at halftime. The Vikings then outscored the Blazers (1-1, 0-1 CCC) 11-2 in the third quarter to go up 34-13 effectively put the game away.
Miami East faces a tough test Saturday at home, taking on West Liberty-Salem.
TV South 22
BRANDT — Bethel continues to show how much it has improved, routing Twin Valley South 58-22 in its Cross County Conference opener Thursday night to improve to 3-0 on the season, 1-0 in CCC play.
The Bees jumped out to an 18-4 lead after one quarter and never looked back against the Panthers, leading 31-11 at halftime and 43-16 after three.
Olivia Reittinger led three Bethel players in double figures with 15 points, Sam Wiley scored 13 points and McKenna Gray added 11 points. Natalie Moorman and Klaudia Lowery each scored five and Lydia Lowery added four.
Madison Johnson scored eight points to lead Twin Valley South.
Bethel faces a tough early-season test Monday, traveling to 3-0 Miami Valley.
Other scores: Franklin Monroe 53, Newton (1-1, 0-1 CCC) 23.
Josh Brown is the Sports Editor of the Troy Daily News. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow @TroyDailySports on Twitter.