Troy’s Ryan Daum has signed to play football with Cincinnati Christian University as they prepare to enter the NAIA for their first season of football in 2016. The Eagles, who hired former Cincinnati Bengals safety David Fulcher as their first head coach, will compete in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletics Conference.
Daum, who started playing football in second grade, will keep his number 48 that he has had all through his football career including at Troy High School.
Troy Christian Girls Basketball- The Eagles defeated Yellow Springs 45-39 last week in Metro Buckeye Conference play. With the win, the Eagles stand 14-6 overall, and opens tournament play on Saturday at Sidney High School at 2:30 against #2 seed Jackson Center.
Hailey Peters led Troy Christian with 23 points and 14 rebounds, while Kathryn Lee added 11 points and eight rebounds, and Lauryn Lavy scored six points and 11 rebounds
“Our post players dominated the paint,” said Troy Christian coach Dick Steineman. “Lauryn and Megan also controlled their leading scorer (Liz Smith) and made her work for her points.”
The Eagled led 24-16 at the half, and maintained through the second half.
Troy Hockey- The Troy hockey team won the league championship of the Gold Division last week with a 4-3 victory over Talawanda. With the win, the Trojans will move up to the Red Division next season.
AJ Noll had two goals and one assist for Troy, while Michael Hess added one goal, Doug Eardly had the game winning goal, and Prestyn Hoeffler added three assists.
“Last year Talawanda beat us twice,” Troy coach Phill Noll said. “We had the lead tonight from the start, and held on for the final eight minutes to win.”
Talawanda outshot Troy 27-14.
The Trojans now play Centerville tomorrow night at 7:40 at South Metro, as the number six seed in the tournament.
Bowling- Troy lost a pair of boys’ bowling matches last week, falling to Butler 2335-2107 and Sidney 2375-2372.
The Trojan girls’ team lost to Butler 2367-2284 then defeated Sidney 2371-1885.