Saturday several area soccer teams took the field.
- Benjamin Logan and Jackson Center played to a 0-0 tie in the championship game of the Quest Cup tonight before the Raiders came away victorious in the 10th round of penalty kicks. Jacob Roth secured the shutout and made 2 saves in the penalties and kicks were made by Graham Studebaker, Aiden Todd, Ethan Miller, Ben Chamberlain, Landon Stoodt, Landen Simon, and Seth Jones. Both teams are now 1-0-1 on the season. The Raiders will host Kenton on 8/24 at the Raider soccer stadium.The all-tournament team included Calvary’s Abigail Reinhard, Evan Patton, and Ben Logan’s Evan Carpenter, Eric Hughes, Ethan Miller, and Graham Studebaker.
- The Laker Boys soccer team continued their winning streak with a victory over Fairlawn Saturday at home, 8-2. Aidan Stinebaugh, Chase McMillen, and Chase Schaub each scored a goal. Avery Pequinot scored 2 goals and Carson Clary had a hat trick. Assists were from Avery Pequinot, Cameron Freyhof, Chase McMillen, Chase Schaub, and Heath Wilson. Colten Corcoran had 9 saves. The next game is at home Saturday the 26th at Noon against Marion Harding. The Lakers are now 3-0. Meantime, the Lady Lakers take the field on Monday against Southeastern. The game time is 6 pm.
- The West Liberty-Salem Girls Varsity soccer team defeated Madeira Saturday 2-1.Scoring for the Tigers were Rosey Dunham & Ava Johnson. Assists for West Liberty were Rosey Dunham &Megan Hollar. Audrey Collins had 10 saves in goal.West Liberty-Salem is set to take on Fairbanks on Thursday at 4:45 PM.WLS is 3-0-0.The JV lost Saturday 0-1 to Cincinnati Madeira. Kaylee Blair had 8 saves in goal. The Tigers are now 0-1-0.
- The Lady Chiefs shut out the Kenton Wildcats Saturday evening 3-0.
Bellefontaine scored 5 goals off of 5 assists during the contest. Scoring for the Chiefs were Ava Watson, Parker Penhorwood, Ellie Mitchell, Callie Shumaker, and Madison Christman. Assists came from Callie Shumaker, Parker Penhorwood, Olivia Turner, Ellie Mitchell, and Carisse Comstock. The team did a great job at getting everyone involved offensively.
Defensively the Chiefs got the shut out with outstanding play from the defensive back line and keeper. Standouts on the defensive side of the ball were Chloe Stolly, Caitlin Stolly, Ellaina Ullom, and Quinlan Zedeker.
The Chiefs are off until Thursday, and that game will be at 7:20 PM against the Cavaliers of Coldwater.