College Insider: Badin’s Childs, West’s Williams boosting Lindsey Wilson

Two local players contributed to a strong regular season for the Lindsey Wilson College football team.

Senior Greg Childs, a Badin High School graduate, is the Blue Raiders’ starting center. He was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America All-District 2 team.

Senior tight end Tyler Williams (Lakota West) has caught 10 passes for 139 yards and a touchdown for Lindsey Wilson, which is 10-1 overall and 4-1 in the Mid-South Conference West Division.

The Blue Raiders, based in Columbia, Ky., are in position to compete in the NAIA Football Championship Series playoffs. The tournament field will be announced Sunday.

• Redshirt sophomore wide receiver Jarin Higginbotham (Lakota West), redshirt junior offensive tackle Liam Maloney (Lakota West) and redshirt junior center Kyler Corbett (Lakota East) are all starters for Morehead State.

Higginbotham has 24 receptions for 373 yards and a pair of touchdowns for the Eagles, who are 3-6 overall and 2-4 in the Pioneer Football League.

MSU hosts Campbell on Saturday at 1 p.m.

• Senior A.J. Morrison (Hamilton) is the second-leading scorer for Heidelberg with 55 points. He’s hit 37 of 39 extra points and 6 of 10 field goals.

Morrison has also punted 52 times for a 38.9-yard average — his longest boot covered 70 yards.

Sophomore quarterback Trace Reynolds (Edgewood) has played in four games and completed 9 of 15 passes for 113 yards and a touchdown. He has no interceptions.

Freshman defensive lineman Matt Davenport (Fenwick) has seen action in one game and has a solo tackle.

The Student Princes are 5-4 overall and 5-3 in the Ohio Athletic Conference. They will visit Capital on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

Women's soccer: Sophomore goalkeeper Keely Brown (Cincinnati Christian) started every game this season for Gardner-Webb, giving up 1.28 goals per match with an .813 save percentage.

The Bulldogs finished 9-8-3 overall and 6-3 in the Big South Conference.

Men's soccer: Indianapolis senior forward Jake Meyer (Fenwick) has been named to the Great Lakes Valley Conference third team.

Meyer’s 10 points (on five goals) ranked third for the Greyhounds, who finished 10-5-5 overall and 6-5-4 in the GLVC. Four of his goals were game-winners.