Big win for Lady Jackets


Sidney’s Keaton Eilert, left, works to stay in front of Troy’s Lauren Zaylskie at Sidney Saturday.

Staff report

The Sidney High girls recorded a key victory in high school soccer on Saturday, shutting out the Troy Lady Trojans to keep their American North Division hopes alive in action at the Sidney field.

The 2-0 victory over the Lady Trojans put the Lady Jackets at 6-1-1 in the North and 7-2-1 overall. Troy is now 6-1-0 and 6-2-2 on the year.

The Lady Jackets got goals from Elaine Wiesenmayer and Jenna Foster-Wheeler, the second one coming with 11:32 remaining in the game to pretty much ice the verdict.

The Lady Jackets are back in action tonight at Fairmont.

GWOC American North standings — Tipp City 7-0-0, 9-0-1; Troy 6-1-0, 6-2-2; Sidney 6-1-1, 7-2-1; Vandalia 6-1-1, 6-4-2; Piqua 2-4-1, 3-7-1; Greenville 0-5-5, 0-8-0.

Lehman 2, Fenwick 1

The No. 3-ranked Lehman Lady Cavaliers survived a big test on Saturday at home, edging Middletown Fenwick 2-1 in non-league action.

The Lady Cavs go to 9-0-1 with the victory and return to action Thursday at home against Lima Catholic inWestern Ohio Soccer League play.

Fenwick, unranked in the state but the No. 7-ranked team in Division 2 in the latest Miami Valley rankings, is now 2-4-2 on the season.

Lehman’s goals came from Liz Pax and Molly Safreed, off assists from Grace Monnin and Grace Olding.

Jackson Center 2, LCC 1

JACKSON CENTER — The Jackson Center Tigers pulled off their second straight upset, handing Lima Central Catholic its first loss in Western Ohio Soccer League action Saturday at Jackson, 2-1.

The Tigers are in the thick of the league race now at 4-1-0 and are 5-4-1 overall. LCC drops to 6-1-0 and 7-3-0.

Gavin Booser scored a goal for the Tigers, and assisted on the other goal, which was scored by Clay Akers.

The Tigers return to action tonight at home against Fairlawn.

Lehman 2, Greenville 2

Lehman hosted Greenville in non-league play Saturday and the game wound up a 2-2 tie.

The Cavaliers got goals from Jacob Schmiesing and Jake Emrick. Schmiesing was assisted by John Henry Frantz, and Emrick’s goal came on a penalty kick when Conor O’Leary was knocked down in the box.

“This is a good result for our team,” said Lehman coach Tom Wiseman. “Greenville is a good team who has played a great schedule this year.”

The Cavs will complete a suspended game Tuesday at Franklin-Monroe, with the score standing at 1-1.

Fort Jennings 6, NK 2

FORT JENNINGS — New Knoxville lost a non-league game to Fort Jennings Saturday 6-2.

Joseph Baende and Jake Blitch scored the goals for the Rangers.

Knoxville is 1-8-1 on the year.

Sidney’s Keaton Eilert, left, works to stay in front of Troy’s Lauren Zaylskie at Sidney Saturday.’s Keaton Eilert, left, works to stay in front of Troy’s Lauren Zaylskie at Sidney Saturday.


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