The Press Newspaper
Owens College basketball player Brittany Darling (Genoa) of Owens Community College has been named Ohio Community College Athletic Conference Player for the Week.
Darling, a 6-5, center, scored 46 points and grabbed 33 rebounds in three games last week. She had seven blocks, three assists and one steal. She shot 19 of 32 (59.4 percent) from the floor and 8 of 16 (50 percent) from the charity stripe.
Darling’s stats spiked last week as she nearly doubled her totals in points and rebounds. Brittany averaged 15 points and 11 rebounds, while swiping 2.3 blocks. She shot a sizzling 59 percent from the field to cap off the 2-1 week for the Lady Express.
Owens men’s and women’s basketball programs concluded the regular season home portion of their schedules with games against Sinclair Community College on Feb. 21.
The Express women’s basketball program has amassed a 15-11 overall record and currently is in fourth place in the OCCAC standings. Led by Coach Michael Llanas, their conference record is 5-5.
The 2008-09 edition of the men’s basketball program has an overall record of 14-14 and a 7-5 mark (fourth place) in the OCCAC. The Express is led by Coach Kevin Skaggs. This past week, Owens ended the regular season in Piqua against Edison State on Feb. 28.
In the 100 yard butterfly, Meyers qualified with a time of 1:02.51 at the district, and she qualified for the 100 yard backstroke with a time of 1:00.49 — finishing first at district and she has the sixth fastest time in her division in Ohio. The state meet was this past weekend at Branin Natatorium in Canton.
The Oak Harbor women's team finished in fourth place at the district tournament as Allie Reynolds set two new school records in the 200 and 500 freestyle and headed to the state meet along with three Rocket relay teams.
• The Rocket 200 medley relay team of Sam Reynolds, Danielle Franck, Marlee Carpenter, and Jenna Diekman placed fifth (1:56.25) at district, earning an at large state birth.
The Rocky Ridge/Graytown Baseball Association will be holding 2009 registration for children ages 5-14 at St. John Lutheran Church (Rocky Ridge) on March 8 from 2-4 p.m. Forms can be picked up at Graytown or Rocky Ridge post offices, Priesman Pintery, or Oak Harbor Hardware. Deadline is Mar. 14. Call Josh Dusseau at 419-707-0707 or Rhonda Pavlica at 419-862-7702.
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