Barons roll past Tigers 14-0

By Ben Stroup -

The Buckeye Valley girls soccer team didn’t have any trouble finding the back of the net Monday, dropping visiting Galion 14-0 on the strength of 12 different scorers.

The Barons (5-1-1) raced out to an 11-0 lead by halftime. Jillian Hon and Selina Seliskar accounted for four of the first-half goals, two apiece, while Kennedy Wirth, Chloe Aquino, Allie Granger, Hannah Cowan, Allie Coburn, Gabbie Durbin and Anna Cox also scored in the first 40 minutes of action.

Dana Richardson, Zoey Babcock and Gabrielle Legg scored in the second half to smooth out the scoring summary.

Camy Crawford and Maddie Wisener split time in the BV goal, with Wisener finishing with a team-best three saves.


Garrett Varanelli and Cameron Casto fired 77s to lead Olentangy to a 5th-place tie at the OCC Shootout Monday at Moundbuilders.

Hilliard Davidson and Pickerington North captured the first two spots with 303s, with the Wildcats taking the crown thanks to a better fifth-man score. Upper Arlington (307) and Thomas Worthington (308) finished third and fourth, respectively, while Olentangy and Gahanna had 319s.

Matt Homza and Ben Nash also chipped in to the team’s 319-stroke effort, finishing with respective rounds of 80 and 85.

Big Walnut, Orange and Hayes were also in action.

The Golden Eagles, led by Austin Schone’s 74, finished with a 321; the Pioneers, who were led by Spencer Gifford’s 78, closed with a 336; and the Pacers, led by Jake Ross’ 89, finished with a combined 369.

Liberty 2nd at Wooster Invitational

The Patriots tied with Ashland for runner-up honors at the always-competitive Wooster Invitational Monday afternoon, firing a combined 301 at Wooster Country Club.

Jacob Hickman led Liberty, finishing as the medalist runner-up with a 72. Other Patriot contributors included Kyle Mitchell (74), Ronnie Foth (76), Cole Corder (79) and Trey Rath (81).


Olentangy finished fifth behind some of the top teams in the state, carding a combined 326 during the Celtic Invitational Monday at Kinsale.

Leila Raines led the Braves with a 72. Other contributors included Alex Cardi (79), Kara Raines (81) and Maddie Gwinn (94).

Medina Highland won the event with a 314 while Dublin Jerome, Centerville and Toledo St. Ursula tied for second with 320s.

Olentangy Liberty was also in action, finishing with a 357. Kavya Manocha led the way with an 81.


Hayes swept the singles action, with all three wins of the three-set variety, en route to a hard-fought 3-2 non-league win over Westerville North Monday afternoon.

Pacer winners included Grace Brinkmoeller (6-1, 3-6, 6-0 at first singles), Paris Knipp (1-6, 6-1, 6-4 at second singles) and Renae Haferman (7-6, 2-6, 6-2).

Big Walnut 3, Marion Harding 2

The Golden Eagles picked up wins on two singles courts and one of the two doubles courts to slip past host Harding Monday in Marion.

BW winners included Macie Kercsmar (6-1, 6-1 at first singles), Lexie Kirkpatrick (6-0, 6-1 at third singles) and the duo of Anna Faust and Elisabeth Yuhas (6-2, 7-6 at second doubles).


Delaware Christian picked up a solid three-set win over visiting Northside Christian Monday, improving to 5-0 in the Mid-Ohio Christian Athletic League.

The Eagles won the first set 25-8 before sealing the deal with wins of 25-14 and 25-12.

Abbey Evans stuffed the stat sheet with eight kills, nine digs, four aces and three blocks. Brianna Blackburn also had a strong game, finishing with a team-best 27 assists, while Anna Fuller added seven kills and 10 digs.

By Ben Stroup

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