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Results from Oak Hill for Saturday, August 26th

OHXC Golden Eagles Win the Oak Hill Invitational – Jackson Wins Leading 1-2-3 Finish With Sweet & Sneed

The Top 30 State ranked OHXC Golden Eagles went 1-2-3 overall, put their Top 4 in the Top 5, and had their Top 5 Varsity Scorers all earn Top 15 Podium Medals to win the 12 team Oak Hill Inviational Saturday with an impressinvely low 26 points.

Heritage Christian was 2nd with 76 points while Fairfield was 3rd with 102, Bluffton 4th with 126, and Delta rounded out the Top 5 with 140 points.

Golden Eagle Seniors Owen Jackson, Trenton Sweet, and Toby Sneed led the way going 1-2-3 overall. Jackson was the Individual Champion in 16:19. Sweet was 16:38 while Sneed clocked in at 17:07. Sophomore Corban Tippey ran a strong race taking 5th overall in 17:31 behind four Seniors. Classmate Brayden Sommers racing for the 1st time this fall earned the last medal as the 5th scorer in 15th. Senior AJ Austin was 22nd while classmate Kaleb Westgate rounded out the Varsity Top 7 in 34th.

The individual win was Jackson’s 2nd of the week. Jackson competed in the Mike Jackson Invitational at Croswell Lexington in Michigan Thursday taking 1st overall. The event is named and honors Jackson’s granfather who coached and taught at the school.

The Golden Eagles are back in action next Saturday September 2nd when they travel South to compete in the Columbus North Rick Weinheimer Classic Invitational.

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OHXC Lady Eagles Finish 3rd in 12 Team Oak Hill Invitational – Travis Individual Runner Up

The OHXC Lady Eagles finished 3rd in the 12 team Oak Hill Invitational Saturday with 93 points. Competing through illness the Lady Eagles struggled to keep pace with eventual Champion Hamilton Heights (33) and Runner Up Fairfield (70). The Lady Eagles did outpace two talented squads in Faith Christian and Heritage Christian who were 4th and 5th respectively with 120 and 136 points.

Sophomore Lady Eagle Biruk Travis took Individual Runner Up honors for the 2nd straight season behind perreinial All State Runner, multi time track State Champion, State Cross Country Runner Up, and All American Delta’s Nicki Southerland who won the Individual Title in an impressive 17:39. Travis ran the entire race by herself clocking a 20:50 for 2nd 42 seconds ahead of the pack.

Junior Audrey Woodard just missed a Top 15 medal finishing 17th while Senior Leah Highley and Sophomore Sophia Rowland grabbed Top 25 spots in 21st and 23rd respectively. Junior Abby Sneed was the 5th Varsity scorer in 31st with Freshman Erika Newhouse just behind in 32nd. Sophomore Kaitlyn Scalf rounded out the Varsity Top 7 in 42nd. Junior Eily Hawk and Freshman Quinn Brunner were also Top 50 finishers.

The Lady Eagles are back in action next Saturday September 2nd when they travel South to compete in the Columbus North Rick Weinheimer Classic Invitational.

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Boys Varsity Soccer falls to Kokomo 2-3

The Boys Varsity Soccer Team lost at home today to Kokomo 2-3 taking their first loss of the season. It was a hard fought game and the Eagles went down 0-2 early in the game. Close to half time, the Eagles were able to put a goal on the board and swing the momentum their way. The first goal was scored by Luke Elzinga, assisted by Bryce Gibson. In the second half, Kokomo scored another goal making it 1-3. The Eagles answered with another goal by Luke Elzinga, assisted by Connor Ertel but were unfortunately unable to complete the comeback. Collin Kreitzer had 4 saves in the game today.

JV had a strong win against Kokomo today at home winning 4-0. Many players contributed to the win, along with all 4 goals being scored by different teammates. Goals were scored by Manuel Mora assisted by Marc Caritos, Landon Watts unassisted, Titus Thompson unassisted and Cameron Aguilar, assisted by Landon Watts. Great win JV Eagles!

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Girls Varsity Soccer falls to Northwestern 4-1

The Lady Eagles fell to the Tigers 4-1. Landri Hardman scored the teams only goal in the first half. Liz Godfrey had 11 saves.

The team moves to 1-1-1 for the season.

On Tuesday, the Eagles will host CIC oppenent, Mississinewa. Game will start at 6pm.

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Girls Varsity Golf finishes 4th place at CIC Meet

The Lady Eagles played in the CIC Championship today and finished 4th. The Lady Eagles had 4 players qualify for the Honorable Mention All Confetence Team.

Belle 100

Karsyn 104

Sydnie 107

Isabel 109

Lauren 125

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