Brookville boys win D-II Regional Track & Field Title
The Brookville High School boys track & field team won a Division II regional title on Saturday at Piqua High School. The Blue Devils have also won SWBL West Division and District tiles this season. Brookville scored 49 points to to runner-up Carroll’s 43. Indian Hill was third with 40. Brookville sophomore Coy Hyde finished second in the 100 and 200, while Kory and Tim Davis took second in the 110 and 300 hurdles, respectively. The Blue Devils 4x100 and 4x200 relays finished first and second. Bronson Stacy was 8th in the shot.
Oakwood doubles team finishes State Runner-Up in D-II
The Oakwood doubles team of Noah Boyce and Arick Baldwin finished state runner-up in Division II at the OHSAA Tennis State Tournament at Ohio State on Friday. Both Boyce and Baldwin are juniors. The tandem won three matches to advance to the state final, including two that went three sets.
OHSAA announces '23 Fall Sports Alignments
The OHSAA has announced its divisional alignments for the 2023 fall sports season. The OHSAA uses enrollment data provided by the Ohio Department of Education and competitive balance factors to finalize placement. Here are the classifications for SWBL teams heading into 2023 competition.
Girls Soccer: Ross (Division I), Edgewood (I), Bellbrook (II), Franklin (II), Monroe (II), Waynesville (II), Oakwood (II), Eaton (II), Valley View (II), Carlisle (II), Brookville (III), Madison (III)
Boys: Soccer: Ross (Division I), Edgewood (I), Monroe (I), Bellbrook (II), Franklin (II), Waynesville (II), Oakwood (II), Eaton (II), Valley View (II), Brookville (II), Madison (II)
Football: Ross (Division II), Edgewood (II), Monroe (III), Bellbrook (III), Franklin (III), Oakwood (III), Eaton (IV), Waynesville (V), Valley View (V), Carlisle (V), Brookville (V), Madison (V)
Volleyball: Ross (Division I), Edgewood (I), Bellbrook (I), Monroe (II), Franklin (II), Oakwood (II), Eaton (II), Carlisle (II), Waynesville (II), Valley View (II), Brookville (III), Madison (III)
The fall sports of golf, girls tennis and cross country do not include competitive balance data, so their divisional breakdowns are the same in 2023 and 2022. The fall sport of field hockey has one division.
SWBL Baseball & Softball All-League Teams Announced
The SWBL announced it's all-league teams recently for baseball and softball. Please click on the following links to access the respective teams: East Division Baseball, West Division Baseball, East Division Softball and West Division Softball.
Purple Reign: Eagles sweep SWBL All-Sports Titles
Bellbrook (East Division) and Eaton (West Division) have claimed the 2023 SWBL All-Sports titles. The all-sports title is Bellbrook’s seventh in a row and 26th in 29 years. The Golden Eagles have won 28 all-sports titles overall. Bellbrook was fueled by first place finishes in football (third in a row), girls golf, girls tennis, girls basketball, volleyball and baseball. BHS finished second in eight sports. Oakwood finished second in the East Division with 43.5 points to Bellbrook’s 38.5 Eaton, which defended its 2022 All-Sports trophy, has now won three total. The Eagles were powered by first place finishes in boys cross country, girls cross country, volleyball, boys soccer, boys swimming, girls swimming and baseball. Eaton was second in five sports. Valley View and Brookville tied for second in the West with 51 points to Eaton’s 41.5