Slow start dooms Wayne vs. Walnut Hills

CINCINNATI — Wayne missed some easy inside shots early, had others blocked, and wound up trailing Walnut Hills by as many as 12 points in the first half Saturday at Cincinnati Princeton during the girls Division I district final.

Northmont Rotary names Athletes of Month

CLAYTON — Bryan Heyward, a senior member of Northmont’s varsity wrestling team, was recently selected as one of the Northmont Rotary Club’s Athletes of the Month for the month of February.

Gymnastics team places 13th at district

LIBERTY TWP. — The Northmont High School girls gymnastics team finished the season at the District Championships on Saturday, February 23 at Lakota East High School.

Wayne defeats ‘Creek to advance in tourney

CENTERVILLE — The Wayne Warriors overcame an early deficit and held on late to defeat the Beavercreek Beavers 53-49 in a second-round tournament game at Centerville High School Wednesday night.

Elks’ hot shooting knocks T-Bolts out

TROTWOOD — Centerville jumped out to an 8-0 lead and led 25-12 by the end of the first quarter and 48-24 at halftime as the Elks went on to post a 79-45 victory Tuesday over Northmont in the boys Division I sectional quarterfinal at Trotwood-Madison High School.

Wayne’s fast start overwhelms Tecumseh

VANDALIA — Wayne put up a nearly impenetrable defense Monday and came up with three steals early to jump out to a 13-4 lead over Tecumseh in the girls Division I Dayton 3 sectional final at Butler High School.

Wayne cruises past Stebbins in sectional

TROTWOOD — Wayne Warriors rebounded from its season finale blowout loss to open the postseason with a 72-42 blowout of its own over the Stebbins Indians.

Champen helps Kent place third in MAC

KENT — Sophomore Jake Wickey repeated as the individual champion in the weight throw to pick up Kent State’s first victory on the first day of the MAC Indoor Track and Field Championship Friday (Feb. 22) at the Kent State Field House.

Northmont and Wayne wrestlers advance

CENTERVILLE — Wrestlers from across Southwest Ohio squared off for the first day of the Division I sectional tournament Friday at Centerville High School.

Lady Warriors stampede past West Carrollton

VANDALIA — For the second straight game Wayne sophomore Aubryanna Hall dominated play during the first quarter of the girls Division I sectional at Butler High School.