Feb. 3, 2022 | Bulldog Sports Round-Up
- Published: February 9, 2022
Girls add another win
The Yellow Springs High School girls varsity basketball team further secured its place at the top of the Metro Buckeye Conference with a 51–9 win against Miami Valley School on Thursday, Jan. 27.
The team was 8–0 in conference play and 14–4 for the season going into its next scheduled game on Tuesday, Feb. 1, against Legacy Christian Academy, which is was second in the league with a 6–1 record in conference play and an 8–10 record overall. The results of the game were not available at press time.
Seven Bulldogs scored in the home matchup against MVS on Jan. 27, with senior Aaliyah Longshaw racking up the most points with 17, along with one assist and seven rebounds. Behind her was senior Angie Smith, with 12 points, eight assists and eight rebounds. Others scoring were: junior Corinne Totty, with six points, three assists and eight rebounds; sophomore Jocelyn Herring, with six points, two assists and four rebounds; sophomore Naveah Smith, with five points, one assist and four rebounds; sophomore Gema Brizuela, with three points; and freshman Lacey Longshaw, with two points and 10 rebounds.
After Tuesday night’s contest, the team has one more game scheduled in regular season play Friday, Feb. 4, against Dayton Christian.
Boys split two
The Yellow Springs High School boys varsity basketball team lost one and won another in competitive play last week.
The Bulldogs fell to Twin Valley South on Tuesday, Jan. 25, in a close away game that ended 54–49, and then trounced Miami Valley School 75–22 at home Thursday, Jan. 27.
Top scorer against Twin Valley South was senior DeAndre Cowen, with 17 points and eight rebounds. Also scoring were senior Javas McNair, with 13 points, one assist and 15 rebounds; senior Malik Thomas, with 12 points, two assists and nine rebounds; senior Nate Curtis, with four points, six assists and three rebounds; and junior Eli Eyrich, with three points, five assists and eight rebounds.
Nine Bulldogs scored in the game against MVS: Cowen, with 18 points, two assists and nine rebounds; senior Cameron Harris, with 18 points and one rebound; junior Josh Clark, with nine points, one assist and seven rebounds; Curtis, with eight points and 10 assists; McNair, with eight points, two assists and six rebounds; junior Jason Knemeyer, with five points, two assists and five rebounds; Eyrich, with four points, seven assists and seven rebounds; junior Liam McClean, with three points, three assists and one rebound; and junior Ethan Knemeyer, with two points and one assist.
The team was 7–2 in conference play and 12–4 for the season as it went into a game Tuesday, Feb. 1, against Emmanuel Christian, which was 4–5 in the conference and 7–10 for the season. With four more games scheduled in regular season play, including a contest Feb. 1, the Bulldogs were second in the conference behind Dayton Christian, whose record was 8–1 in the league and 14–3 for the season.
Boys win against Legacy
The Yellow Springs High School boys bowling squad secured a decisive win against Legacy Christian Academy in a match on Monday, Jan. 31, toppling 2,137 pins to Legacy’s 1,417.
Scoring games over 200 were senior Luka Sage Frabotta, with games of 236 and 225, for a 230.5 average in the match; senior Max Sturgen, who played one game and toppled 227 pins; sophomore Eli Matteson, who played one game and scored 220; and sophomore Isaac Grushon, who played one game and scored 207.
The team has a 3–5 record in conference play and 4–8 record overall, with four more matches scheduled, including the conference tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 15.
Girls play two
Two back-to-back matches saw the Yellow Springs High School girls bowling team go up against Southeastern on Thursday, Jan. 27, and Emmanuel Christian on Friday, Jan. 28. The Bulldogs lost both matches, with a score of 1,131 against Southeastern’s 1,599, and 1,241 against Emmanuel Christian’s 2,002.
Top scoring Bulldog in both matches was newcomer Carley Brackney, a senior. She knocked down 119 pins in each of her two games in her first competitive match on the 27th, and she followed up the next day with individual game scores of 106 and 143, for a 124.6 average in the match. Sophomore Haley Thompson wasn’t far behind on the 28th, with games of 129 and 117, for a 123 average.
The team has three more matches scheduled this season, including the conference tournament on Saturday, Feb. 12.