Outside The County-Oak Hill
Results from oak Hill for Friday, October 14th and Saturday, October 15th
The offense totaled 357 yards tonight.
Levi Trexler 2-5, 51 yards, 2 TD
Kyle Turanchick 11 carries, 168 yards, 1 TD
Avery Mills 3 carries, 61 yards, 1 TD
Will Warnock 2 carries, 24 yards, 1 TD
Lance Wyrick 3 carries, 17 yards
Sylis Brown 4 carries, 17 yards
Harrison York 1 carry, 17 yards
Peyton Workman 2 carries, 7 yards, 1 TD
Lucas Hasty 1 reception, 32 yards, 1 TD
Avery Mills 1 reception, 19 yards, 1 TD
Colin Middlesworth returned an interception for a touchdown and Thomas Nally returned a punt for a touchdown.
Oak Hill will host Guerin Catholic next Friday to open sectional play.
The OHXC Lady Eagle’s 2022 season as a team came to end Saturday after another gutsy run in the IHSAA Marion Regional. A week removed from their IHSAA Sectional Championship the Lady Eagles finished 7th with 147 points just 17 points short of earning their 9th straight trip to the IHSAA Semi State. A very young and talented Norwell team finished 1st with 68 points.
Freshman Lady Eagle Biruk Travis had an off day battling through a hip injury but still managed to finish 12th and qualify individually to next weekend’s Sem State. Junior Leah Highley crossed the line in a competive 34th while Sophomore Audrey Woodard was 35th. Senior Emma Bledsoe was 49th with Freshman Sophia Rowland rounding out the Top 5 in 51st. Senior Ashlyn Webb and Sophomore Abby Sneed respectively wrapped up the Varsity Top 7 in 60th and 70th.
The 2022 season saw the Lady Eagles battle through multiple injuries and new faces to finsih 2nd in the both the County and Conference and win the program’s 10th Sectional Championship ever.
Biruk Travis competes next Saturday Ocotber 22nd in the IHSAA New Haven Semi State which will be held at IWU.
The OHXC Golden Eagles managed to close the gap on Sectional Champion Wabash but ultimately it was not enough as the men fell 9 points short of winning their 1st Regional title since 2014. By finishing 2nd overall at the IHSAA Marion Regional the Golden Eagles advance to the IHSAA Semi State for the 7th straight season and 19th time in the last 21 years. By advancing the men also marked the 21st straight season at least one of our OHXC teams has reached the Semi State.
Junior Owen Jackson fresh off his wins at the CIC and Sectional led wire to wire to finish 1st individually in 16:18 a strong time on a windy day. Jackson’s Regional title was the 5th ever by an OHXC Golden Eagle and the 1st since Cameron Balser did it in 2008. Classmate Trenton Sweet ran a very strong race to finsih 2nd overall to Jackson just as he did at the CIC and Sectional. Sweet’s time was 16:23 nearly a personal best. Jackson and Sweet’s 1-2 Regional finish was the 1st time in program history two Golden Eagle athletes accomplished that feat.
Jackson and Sweet were joined on the Top 20 All Regional Team by classmate Toby Sneed who crossed in 14th place overall. Freshman Corban Tippey had his best race of the season in tough conditions finishing 24th in a new personal best of 17:30. The Golden Eagles were leading through 4 runners but were not able to match Wabash’s pack on the back end. Junior AJ Austin was the 5th scorer in 49th with Freshman Brayden Sommers and Sophomore Owen Roth crossing in 61st and 68th.
The Golden Eagles compete in the IHSAA New Haven Semi State Saturday October 22nd at IWU.