+ Sarasota boys and girls finish one, two
The Sarasota High boys and girls cross-country teams recorded first- and second-place finishes, respectively, at the Fort Myers Optimist Invitational Sept. 7.
On the boys side, Zackery Summerall crossed the finish line second in 16:16.1. Adam Bradtmueller was third (16:19.2).
Sage Lyons finished 10th in 20:54.3 to pace the Lady Sailors.
+ Injuries hamper Thunder
The Out-of-Door Academy football team fell to Calvary Christian 43-7 Sept. 6.
Austin Hoppe (knee) and Max Provost (ribs) both left the game with injuries.
Trent Radigan scored a 35-yard touchdown, and Jason Fineburg rushed for 101 yards to lead the way for the Thunder.
+ ODA digs out win
The Out-of-Door Academy volleyball team defeated Sarasota Christian 3-2 Sept. 6.
Lauren Maxey powered the Lady Thunder with 21 kills and 19 digs. Natalie Buffett added 16 kills, 17 digs and three aces. Cameron Graham contributed 43 perfect passes and 37 digs. Monica Costa added 40 assists and five blocks.
Heidi Miller finished with 20 kills and a block to lead the way for Sarasota Christian. Cheyenne Miller added 11 kills and three aces. Cole Miller contributed four aces and 28 assists.
+ Sarasota Christian nets win over Southeast
The Sarasota Christian volleyball team defeated Southeast 25-12, 25-8, 25-22 Sept. 9.
Heidi Miller powered the Lady Blazers with seven kills and two aces. Briana Eddy added four kills, nine aces and one block. Cole Miller finished with three kills, two aces and 30 assists.
Sarasota Christian returns to action Sept. 16 versus Manatee HEAT.
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Shawn Bane Jr.
Football | Sarasota High
3 — The number of touchdowns Bane Jr. scored in Sarasota’s 24-7 victory over Bayshore Sept. 7.
2 — Number of seasons Bane Jr. has been on the Sailors' varsity squad.
61 — The distance in yards of Bane Jr,'s longest touchdown catch.
+ Riverview High Boys Cross Country
The Riverview High boys cross-country team scored 63 points to win the Elite Division of the Newsome Wolves Invitational Sept. 7.
Blake Riley was the individual champion, crossing the finish line in 16:51.40. Warran Grajalez was second in 16:54.50. Bryce Vokus finished ninth in 17:32, followed by Russell Natherson (22nd, 18:00.30) and Matthew Berman (31st, 18:12).