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September 24, 2020 — Bulldog Sports Round-Up

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SOCCER

Girls show solid defense

The Yellow Springs High School girls soccer team had a challenging but strong game against Metro Buckeye Conference opponent Dayton Christian on Thursday, Sept 17. 

Despite a loss of 10-0, the Bulldogs played a solid defensive game. The 14-member team is made up of nine players returning from last year, three newcomers who have not played competitive soccer before this season, one transfer student and one freshman. Two players are also members of the volleyball team. 

The group, which is continuing to improve playing together as a unit, was next scheduled to face Madison Plaines, on the road, Wednesday, Sept. 23.

— Jonina Kelley, head coach

CROSS COUNTRY

Boys run season bests

The Yellow Springs High School boys and girls cross country teams competed last week at the annual Bellbrook Invitational, with the boys finishing in sixth place. J.P. Anderson led the boys squad with a personal best time of 19:58 while placing 11th.  All of the Bulldog boys ran season best times, with Rilo Oberg (22:59), Maddox Flatt (23:06), Jack Horvath (24:27), Malik Booth (25:48) and Kael Cooney (26:33) rounding out the boys team.

On the girls side, Cheyan Sundell-Turner ran to a 12th place finish out of a field of 63 competitors. 

There was no middle school competition.

This Saturday, the Bulldogs will begin the first of three consecutive home meets that will originate on the high/middle school campus. The boys and girls of both the high school and middle school teams will welcome Blanchester and East Dayton Christian, with the first race starting at 10 a.m.

—John Gudgel, assistant coach

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