Track and field athletes from Lynchburg-Clay, Fairfield and Whiteoak competed in the Division III district meet at Nelsonville-York May 17 and 19, as the Fairfield Lady Lions team led the way for Highland County with a third-place finish.
Having a tied score going into the bottom of the seventh inning, the No. 1 seeded Whiteoak Wildcats didn’t show any signs of letting their Division IV SE District Semifinal game go into extra innings, but they waited until they had one out remaining on their side until they put a bow on the game to win in walk-off fashion.
The Fairfield Lady Lions scored 130 points en route to the 2023 girls Southern Hills Athletic Conference championship Friday at Fairfield High School, while the Whiteoak Wildcats earned the boys SHAC title with 152.75 points.
Monday evening (May 8) saw the Whiteoak Wildcats continue to add to their overall win total for the 2023 season, as they defeated the Zane Trace Pioneers of the Scioto Valley Conference by a 5-4 score at WHS.
In their past two games, the Whiteoak Lady Wildcats fell to the Eastern Lady Warriors on Thursday (May 4) and defeated the Peebles Lady Indians on Friday (May 5), with both being Southern Hills Athletic Conference games.
For the fifth consecutive season, the Whiteoak Wildcats are sitting atop the Division II Southern Hills Athletic Conference standings, as they defeated the Peebles Indians Friday night by a 16-5 score in five innings.
The Whiteoak Wildcats showed extreme patience at the plate on Wednesday night, as they forced 15 walks in a non-conference win over their Highland County counterpart, the host Hillsboro Indians, en route to a 12-1 five-inning non-conference victory over HHS at Richard Shaffer Park.
The Whiteoak Lady Wildcats lost on their home diamond Wednesday evening, as they fell in Southern Hills Athletic Conference action by a 17-2 score in six innings against the visiting Eastern Lady Warriors.