Dec. 9, 2021 — Bulldog Sports Round-Up
- Published: December 9, 2021
Boys log two wins
The Yellow Springs High School boys varsity basketball team won its first home game of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 30, against Clark County’s Southeastern High School, a Metro Buckeye Conference, or MBC, rival. The Bulldogs bested the Trojans 48–38, according to the MBC website. No other game statistics were available at press time.
On Friday, Dec. 3, the team traveled to play another conference foe, the Dayton Christian Warriors, finishing the game 55–50 in favor of the Bulldogs.
Top scorers were seniors DeAndre Cowen, with 19 points, four assists and seven rebounds, and Malik Thomas, with 17 points and five rebounds. Other players adding points to the total were: junior Eli Eyrich, with seven points, seven assists and six rebounds; senior Cameron Harris, with seven points, one assist and one rebound; senior Javas McNair with three points and nine rebounds; and freshman Ethan Knemeyer, with two points and three rebounds.
The team was 2–1 for the season and 2–0 in conference play going into a nonconference game Tuesday evening, Dec. 7, at Tri-County North.
HS girls add games
After more than a week without a game, the Yellow Springs High School girls varsity squad were scheduled to play four games in six days, Dec. 2–7.
On Thursday, Dec. 2, the squad played an away game against conference rival Dayton Christian, besting the Warriors 50–34, according to the MBC website.
Senior Angie Smith was top scorer, with 23 points, six assists and 10 rebounds. Also scoring were senior Aaliyah Longshaw, with 14 points, one assist and nine rebounds; junior Corinne Totty, with 11 points and nine rebounds; and freshman Lacey Longshaw, with two points and six rebounds.
Saturday, Dec. 4, saw the team go up against Mississinawa Valley, losing 69–38 in non conference play, according to the MaxPrep sports website. Statistics for the game were not available at press time.
The Bulldogs were 2–2 for the season and 2–0 in conference play going into this week’s contests, with a pair of non conference games scheduled on the home court, Monday, Dec. 6, against Tri-County North, and Tuesday, Dec. 7, against Spring Valley Academy.
Boys best Dayton Christian
In a match against conference rival Dayton Christian on Tuesday, Nov. 30, the Bulldogs came out ahead of the Warriors 1,841 pins to 1,746, according to the MBC website.
Playing for Yellow Springs were: senior Max Sturgeon, with 179 pins in his first game and 234 in his second; junior Krishan Miller, with a score of 155 each of his two games; sophomore Brady Baker, with scores of 164 and 144; freshman Stephon Royalston, with 138 and 133; and sophomore Isaac Grushon, with 153 and 112.
Girls’ small squad hits lanes
With a three-member team playing Monday, Nov. 22, against Middletown Christian, and a four-member squad competing Tuesday, Nov. 30, against Dayton Christian, the Bulldogs showed grit and determination while finishing behind the other teams’ full, five-player rosters, according to the MBC website.
The first outing Nov. 22 saw sophomores Haley Thompson (86 and 85) and Siobhan McCann-Stewart (83 and 75) and junior Angelina Tatman (53 and 69) take to the lanes.
The season’s second match, on Nov. 30, added sophomore Violet Babb (80 and 73), as the original three showed improved results from the week before, with Thompson toppling 115 pins in the first game and 93 in the second; McCann-Stewart earning scores of 88 and 69; and Tatman finishing 74 and 70.