COLUMBUS — Butler Aviator Drew Sacks used a three-game series of 690 (265-211-214) to become the Division I boys individual state champion on Friday. Earning the state runner-up award was Bellefontaine senior Daniel Weikart, who finished with a 679 (236-210-233).
VANDALIA — Butler girls basketball standout Willow Knight has earned All-Southwest District recognition. Knight, a senior guard, received honorable mention after averaging 12.4 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game for the Aviators. During her senior season, Butler was 15-9 overall and placed second in the GWOC North with an 11-4 record. The Aviators also won their first post-season game since 2013 with a 49-45 win over Edgewood.