DCS continues solid start to season


Gazette Staff



The Delaware Christian boys golf team continued its hot start to the season, bumping its dual-meet record to a perfect 6-0 with a victory over visiting Tree of Life Tuesday at Mill Creek.

The Eagles fired a combined 182 — their lowest round yet.

Nathan Stewart led the way with a 37. Mitchell Smith (45), Dayne Johnson (50) and Pryce Johnson (50) also chipped in.

GIRLS GOLF

The Buckeye Valley girls golf team fell a few strokes short of victory, but did collect a pair of personal bests in Tuesday’s 206-213 loss to visiting Fairbanks at Oakhaven.

Kirsten Fridley fired a personal-best 52 while Madison Lowe finished with a personal-best 63. Mackenzie Furches and Emily Longworth also scored for the Barons, finishing with 49s.

GIRLS TENNIS

The Big Walnut girls tennis team picked up a league win Tuesday, sweeping away visiting Franklin Heights 5-0.

BW winners included Lindsay Hill (6-0, 6-0 at first singles), Lindsey Stevens (6-0, 6-1 at second singles), Kina Ehlers (6-0, 6-0 at third singles), the duo of Ciara Matos and Allyson Stevens (6-0, 6-0 at first doubles) and Hannah Kaiser and Ava Boldizar (6-0, 6-0 at second doubles).

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

The Big Walnut girls volleyball team picked up a key OCC win Tuesday, handling visiting Canal Winchester 25-11, 25-19, 25-18.

Golden Eagle standouts included Mac Podraza, who finished with nine kills; Kaley Rammelsberg, who collected eight kills; and Sammie Bickley, who had a team-best four aces in the win.

Olentangy Berlin 3, Hilliard Darby 1

The Bears picked up their first win in front of the home fans Tuesday, knocking off visiting Hilliard Darby in four sets.

Berlin won the first set 25-14 and, after dropping the second 19-25, won the third and fourth by respective scores of 25-19 and 25-20 to seal the deal.

Worthington Kilbourne 3, Delaware Hayes 1

Sydney Krewson finished with 10 kills and Anna Johnson and Hadlee Bruns added nine apiece, but it wasn’t quite enough as the visiting Wolves escaped with a league win Tuesday in Delaware.

Kilbourne won the first set 25-18 and, after Hayes took the second 25-21, won the third and fourth by respective scores of 25-21 and 25-22.

GIRLS SOCCER

Four different players found the back of the net and the defense collected its second shutout of the season as the Olentangy Liberty girls soccer team rolled to a 5-0 win over host Newark Tuesday night.

Laura Bichsel scored twice to lead the way. Victoria Susi, Emma Lindsey and Rachel Davidson also scored in the win.

Also: Dublin Scioto 2, Delaware Hayes 0.

BOYS SOCCER

Blake Collins scored a pair of first-half goals to set the tone as the Olentangy Liberty boys soccer team rolled to an 8-0 win over host Newark Tuesday night.

Jaggar Brooker also scored an early goal for the Patriots, who were proud owners of a 3-0 lead at halftime.

Graydon Shook, Liam Garcia, Sam Bonanno, Jack Cruise and Nick Stack each scored second-half goals to smooth out the scoring summary.

Olentangy 1, Hilliard Davidson 0

Josh Gernert scored with 3:44 left in the first half and the defense made sure it held up as the Braves picked up a solid non-league win over the visiting Wildcats Tuesday in Lewis Center.

Grant Robinson had three saves en route to recording the shutout.

The win bumps Olentangy’s record to a solid 5-0-1. The Braves have either beaten or tied four of the top 11 teams in Central District polls.

Also: Olentangy Berlin 1, Hilliard Bradley 1; Dublin Scioto 3, Delaware Hayes 0; Olentangy Orange 8, Franklin Heights 1.

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Gazette Staff