Lady Bolts fall to Beavercreek in sectional

TROY — Beavercreek had beaten Greater Western Ohio Conference foe Northmont once before this season, but the underdog Thunderbolts gave them a scare this time.

Lady Warriors rout Xenia in sectional opener

VANDALIA — Xenia had the unfortunate circumstance of facing Wayne in the first round of the girls Division I sectional Saturday at Butler High School.

Elks defeat Wayne to earn share of title

CENTERVILLE — Centerville jumped out to an 11-0 lead in the opening minutes of the first quarter and never looked back in route to a 69-45 win over visiting Wayne, winning its 12th straight and claiming a share of the GWOC National East title with Springfield.

Vikings beat Bolts to win National West

MIAMISBURG — After a notorious slow start Friday night that saw both teams put up errant shots and commit turnovers Miamisburg eventually went on a 9-0 run to take an 11-4 lead over Northmont.

Five Thunderbolts sign letters of intent

CLAYTON — Five Northmont football players will continue their playing careers in college after signing letters of intent on national signing day Wednesday.

Lady Bolts split series with Springboro

SPRINGBORO — When Northmont hosted Springboro on Dec. 5 junior guard Kaitlyn McCrary scored 11 points in the first quarter and 20 overall. Makayla Cooper scored 13 while Camryn Nadir and Shalaya Heath had 11 apiece to help lead the Lady Bolts to a 63-60 victory.

Bolts let big lead erode in loss to Lebanon

CLAYTON — Northmont buried four 3-pointers during the first quarter Tuesday night to take a 22-12 lead against Lebanon and went up 27-12 early in the second quarter before the Warriors started to regroup.

Wayne bowling teams beat Springfield

HUBER HEIGHTS — Both Wayne bowling teams suffered losses to Centerville on Monday. The girls score was 2,418 to 2,215 while the Wayne boys fell 2,667 to 2,211.

Cooper, Nwanoro named Athletes of Month

CLAYTON — MaKayla Cooper and Ifeanyichukwu Nwanoro were honored Tuesday as the Northmont Rotary Club’s Athletes of the Month for January.

Lady Warriors whip Beavercreek 70-32

HUBER HEIGHTS — To say that the Lady Warriors are not the same team that lost 54-53 to Beavercreek on Dec. 5 would be an understatement.