Firebirds News · FIREBIRDS IN THE POST-SEASON – 5/24/18 UPDATE


FIREBIRDS IN THE POSTSEASON – Spring 2018

(updated 5-24-18)
SOFTBALL

The Firebirds (GWOC – National League East CHAMPS) were the #2 seed in the SWDAB Div. I Sectional Tournament.  In their opening game they lost a close game to #7 seed Butler 11 – 10.  Great season Lady Firebirds!

BASEBALL

The Firebirds were the #8 seed in the SWDAB Div. I Sectional Tournament.  They defeated #14 seed, Sidney, 7 – 0. Firebirds advanced to play #1 seed, Springboro, on Thursday, May 10 at Springboro where they lost 12 -2.  

BOYS TENNIS

The Firebirds placed 3rd in the Gold Flight of the GWOC Tournament.  

The SWDAB Sectional Tournament was held on Friday, May 11 at Centerville High School. The Firebirds totaled 11 wins as a team.  Murad Nawaz won the DI 1st Singles Title for the second consecutive year. In the District Tournament Murad won his first match (6-0, 6-3) over Milford, before falling to the District Runner-Up from Turpin.  

TRACK & FIELD

The Firebirds will completed in the GWOC Track & Field meet on Weds., May 9th and Friday, May 11th at Troy High School.  The boys finished 5th in their Division and the girls finished 4th. The girls placed 7th in the Conference Meet. The following is the list of athletes who qualified out of the District Meet to Regionals at Wayne.

Girls

100H:  Emily Galentine

100 Dash:  Hailey Spitler (District Champ)

4×100:  Strahler, Griffith, Galentine, Spitler (2nd Place at Districts)

300H: Emily Galentine

200 Dash:  Hailey Spitler (District Champ)

LJ:  Kassandra Strahler

Boys

4×100:  Jackson, Deglow, Igiekhume, Williams

400 Dash:  James Molnar

300H:  Aaron Jackson

The following is the list of Regional Final Qualifiers:

Girls

100 Dash:  Hailey Spitler (3rd)

220 Dash:  Hailey Spitler (4th)

4×100:  Strahler, Griffith, Galentine, Spitler (5th)

LJ:  Kassandra Strahler (competes on Friday)

HJ:  Kelsey Seabrook

The Regional Finals are on Friday, May 25th at Wayne High School.  

GIRLS LACROSSE

The Firebirds traveled North to take on Thomas Worthington on Monday, May 14 in the first round of the OHSAA Div. I Girls Lacrosse Regional Tournament.  The Firebirds played hard in their loss to Worthington to end their season.

BOYS LACROSSE

The Firebirds traveled North to take on Hilliard Bradley on Saturday, May 12 in the first round of the OHSAA Div. I Boys Lacrosse Regional Tournament.  The Firebirds fell to Hilliard 13 -2 to end their season.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL

The Firebirds were the #5 seed going into the Ohio High Boys Volleyball State Tournament.  They defeated #7 seed Middletown in the first round on Saturday, May 19th to advance to play #3 seed Lakota East (#10 in the State).    The Firebirds upet #3 Lakota East to advance to the Regional Quarter-Finals on Saturday, May 26 at 6:00 pm at Centerville High School.