Saturday’s roundup

The Circleville volleyball team improved to 10-0 on Saturday with a 25-8, 26-24, 24-26 and 25-22 non-league win over host Unioto.
Circleville was strong at the net, posting 14 solo blocks.
Kenzie McConnell had an eye popping stat line of 32 kills, nine solo blocks and 24 digs to pace the Tigers; Morgan Blakeman tallied 16 kills, three solo blocks and 11 digs; Jayla Parsons dished out 33 assists to go with four kills and 10 digs; Cara Cooper scooped up 24 digs; Gabby McConnell had 13 assists and 15 digs; Chandler Hayes tallied eight digs and Zoey Ferguson added seven.
The Tigers continue non-league play on Monday when they host Alexander.
Logan Elm 3,
Washington C.H. 0

Logan Elm quickly took care of business on Saturday with a 25-17, 25-12 and 25-21 non-league win over visiting Washington Court House.
The Braves served an impressive 17 aces in the match.
Annie Karshner put away seven kills and chipped in eight digs for the Braves; Arowynn Savage had seven kills, three aces and six digs; Rachel Hanley contributed seven five kills; Aubrie Kimbrough had five kills; Makala Kyre served six aces; Alex Heeter accounted for four aces, distributed 16 assists and added 10 digs; Carlee Reed had eight assists and 13 digs and Kaiya Elsea turned in 12 digs.
The Braves (5-7) resume Mid-State League Buckeye Division play on Tuesday at Liberty Union.
Boys Soccer
Teays Valley 1,
Lancaster 0

Elijah Suhayda scored the lone goal of a non-league match on Saturday to send Teays Valley to a 1-0 win over host Lancaster.
New Hope 1,
Mars Hill 0

Andrew Swank scored off an assist from Donovan Geddis on Saturday to send New Hope to a 1-0 non-league win over Mars Hill.
JT Taylor turned in a clean sheet with five saves for the Statesmen, who host Amanda-Clearcreek on Monday.
Logan Elm 3,
Miami Trace 0

Cole Conaway scored a pair of goals on Saturday to help Logan Elm post a 3-0 non-league win over visiting Miami Trace.
Hassan Sharif scored the other goal for the Braves. Landon Long assisted on two goals and Caleb Eplin had the other assist.
Braden Sabine turned in a clean sheet with eight saves for the Braves (6-4, 1-2), who continue non-league play on Monday at Southeastern.
Girls Soccer
Teays Valley 1,
Logan Elm 1

The Vikings traveled to Logan Elm Saturday for an MSL-Buckeye matinee.
Logan Elm struck first as Riley Schultz took a through ball in the seventh minute and belted her shot past Annaleigh Jett to make it 1-0.
TV eventually worked their way into the game midway through the half as Brooke Zealer began to find space on the left side. With ten minutes remaining in the half, Zealer found Brooke Jacob at the top of the box and she slipped her shot into the back of the net to level the score.
The Vikings showed a resurgence in the second half as they created quite a few solid chances on goal, but couldn’t capitalize as the final would stand at 1-1.
Cross Country
Area teams travel to Fairfield Union

Logan Elm’s Brock Evans, seen here in an earlier race this season, finished eighth on Saturday at the Fairfield Union Invitational. Photo courtesy of Eric Evans.


The Logan Elm boys led area schools on Saturday by finishing fourth out of seven teams with 95 points at the Fairfield Union Invitational.
Lakewood won the race with 47 points, followed by the host Falcons with 54.
Leading runners for the Braves were Brock Evans (eighth, 18:30.6); Drew Tomlinson (12th, 18:49.2); Ian Shaeffer (17th, 19:22.2); Trace Smith (25th, 20:14.5) and Jason Springer (33rd, 20:58.3).
Circleville was fifth with 113 points.
Colton Pinkerton topped the field a time of 17:06.7, averaging 5:30 per mile.
Following Pinkerton for the Tigers were Ryan Roy (22nd, 20:04.9); Zach Buitendrop (28th, 20:31.1); Brandon Patrick (30th, 20:36.1) and Preston Hulse (32nd, 20:58.1).
No area school qualified for a team score in the girls race.
Participating for the Tigers were Ellie Patrick (third, 21:56.5); Lily Winter (eighth, 22:30.7) and Gretchen Search (26th, 25:46.1).
Hitting the course for the Braves were Tayla Tootle (16th, 24:26.6); Kaleigh Spires (21st, 25:08.0); Karlee Thomas (36th, 28:10.9) and Brooklyn Bryant (40th, 29:59.8).

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