Athletes Of The Week
Tad BrockwellKings - Junior
Tad helped the Knights to a seventh-place finish at the Fairmont Invitational with a lifetime PR of 17:46.
Ainsley WesselLoveland - Junior
Ainsley is an amazing athlete and leader on and off the court! She is one of our outside hitters. She just hit her 100th kill on the season and is passing a 1.87 in serve receive. She is always someone we can count on while she is on the court!
Maya HicksKings - Senior
Despite a tough week for the Lady Knights, Maya has been playing outstanding defense and demonstrating senior leadership on the pitch. Commanding from the back and ensuring few shots are taken.
Stella HammondAnderson - Freshman
Stella posted a season-low 18-hole score of 96 at the ECC Championships.
Riley JohnsonLebanon - Sophomore
Riley was medalist shooting a +4, 76 at the ECC Postseason Tournament at Walden Ponds. Congrats to Riley!
Eli SimonesMilford - Senior
Eli scored the game winner against Lebanon Thursday night which adds to his tally of impressive goals this year.
Claire KlimkowskiTurpin - Senior
In a win against Winton Woods, Claire scored our first goal to help trigger the way to a victory. In a tough loss to Lakota West, Claire played inspired and helped our team maintain strong efforts all the way to the end of the match.
Anderson Football QuartetAnderson -
Sophomore running back Brodey Berg had four rushing touchdowns in the Raptors' win over West Clermont. Senior offensive lineman Carter Berg helped lead the offense to over 400 yards of total offense in the game. Sophomore defensive back Joey Emrick helped our defense hold our opponent to seven points. Sophomore running back and wide receiver Michael Smith scored his first varsity rushing touchdown.
Andrew Sharp and Colin HunterKings -
Andrew, a senior, won the ECC Tournament Championship by firing a one-under par 70 at the Mason Golf Center while battling rainy conditions. The win completes the ECC sweep after winning the conference Preview in August. This is his third tourney win of the season. Colin, a junior, helped the Knights by carding his personal-best score of 84 at the Postseason Tourney. He followed that up with an 85 at the Tinora Invitational.
Kings Boys Golf SquadKings -
As an underdog in the ECC Tournament Championship, the Kings Knights pulled out the win shooting 322 in rainy conditions. The team was led by Andrew Sharp (70), Garrett Hogan (77), and Colin Hunter (84). The Knights then won the Tinora Invitational with a season-best score of 312.
Caitlynn GrakeLittle Miami - Sophomore
Caitlynn shot 113 at the ECC Championship which is a 22-shot improvement from the ECC Preview in August. Her scores have been dropping all season and it is exciting to see. Furthermore, she is a great teammate and has outstanding character.
Emma Gillis and Jasmine DenicolaLittle Miami -
Congratulations to Emma, a junior, and Jasmine, a freshman, for winning the second doubles championship in Little Miami’s flight of the Coaches Classic this past weekend.
Emmy SagerLoveland - Senior
Emmy won the Loveland Sunset Invitational in a personal-best time of 18:32.70. She helped Loveland place first as a team.
Ava Thompson and Zoe HamsMilford -
Ava and Zoe, both freshman, have been battling injuries this season and have not been able to race as often as they had hoped. Despite this, they are still finding ways to support and contribute to the team. Teammates like them are what help make us successful.
Rylee Sorrell and Anna JohnsonLebanon -
Rylee, a sophomore, and Anna, a junior, have impressed in every game as first-year varsity players anchoring the defense. As leaders on the field, they have offered consistent strength and skill in efforts to build from the back.
Ethan HughesAnderson - Senior
Ethan scored once versus Kings in a 3-1 victory and scored twice in a 3-0 win over McNicholas. He is also a co-captain.
Caraline Bode and Abby TrappKings -
Caraline, a junior, and Abby, a sophomore, continue to be major contributors to the Lady Knights’ success as outside hitters. They each have registered 14 kills. Additionally, Caraline has 12 digs and 12 blocks, and Abby has eight digs and 11 blocks.
Alexis Harden and Kenzie DunlapLoveland -
Alexis, a freshman midfielder and striker, had another strong week as her energy and solid play continues to spark her teammates. She is tenacious in defending and her pace in the attack puts pressure on Loveland’s opponents. Her hustle created an opportunity for her to score the winning goal in a 4-1 win over West Clermont. She now has three goals on the season. Kenzie, a freshman defender, continues to perform at a high level for Loveland’s defense. Her growth as a player and defender grows each game and she is becoming more and more comfortable in her role. She has been fantastic in helping to lead Loveland to eight shutouts in the Lady Tigers' first 12 games while conceding only five goals so far this season.
Lily CropperLebanon - Senior
Lily boasted a .446 hitting percentage this past week with 33 kills, four errors, in 65 attempts. She also recorded 16 blocks for the Lady Warriors.
Mikayla LotherWest Clermont - Junior
Mikayla is an incredible athlete who does everything 110 percent - from cheer, to track, and competitive cheer and dance. Mik's energy and upbeat personality are contagious. Her willingness to help others improve is something we've noticed all year, all the way back to tryouts. She makes whatever she's doing look easy!
JD FleigLebanon - Junior
JD ran a season-best time of 16:39 to lead the Warriors to a runner-up finish at the Loveland Sunset Invite. After being sidelined with an injury, JD has dropped about 20 seconds every race since returning. He also has been an excellent team captain for the Warriors this season.
Grace GlassmeyerLebanon - Junior
Grace ran a career-best time of 19:31 at the Loveland Sunset Invite to lead the Lady Warriors to a runner-up finish. Her time moves her to #15 all-time list in school history. Grace is an excellent leader and is just starting to see the results of all the hard work she has put in.
West Clermont Boys Cross Country TrioWest Clermont -
Seniors Morgan McIntyre (16th place) and Noah Carmack (20th place) were medalists at the Princeton Invitational and had career PRs. Both boys are fantastic leaders on the team. Sophomore Nate Sankey had a great race at the Princeton Invitational beating his career PR by two minutes.
Calista Binning and Gina McInturfWest Clermont -
Calista, a freshman, placed 20th at the Princeton Invitational and crushed her career PR. Hard-working Gina, a sophomore, ran lights out at the Princeton Invitational beating her career PR by 90 seconds. Gina works hard every single day!
Nick ScallyMilford - Junior
Despite a tough night against an outstanding Winton Woods team, junior Nick recorded a career-high 13 tackles. His total marked his second career double-digit tackle game and the most by an Eagle since last year's season finale.
Little Miami Boys' Golf TeamLittle Miami -
These five core team members scored their best 18-hole tournament score since joining the ECC. They improved their total score from the ECC Preview tournament of a 348 seventh-place finish to a fourth-place 338 ECC Final total. Those scores that counted for tyhe Panthers were sophomore Jake Wittenauer (79 sixth overall), senior Nolan Smoot (81), junior Gio Tomasetti (92), and junior Luke Vickers (92). Senior John Mairn has also had several scores count for the team this season. These same team members shot a team best 333 at the "Best of the West Invitational" Nolan (78), Jake (80), Gio (80), John (95), and Luke (95) for a seventh-place finish out of 13 teams.
Little Miami Boys' Golf TrioLittle Miami -
Sophomore Jake Wittenauer has not only improved his overall and ECC average from last season, but more importantly, has shown leadership on and off the course with his respect for the game. Jake has demonstrated that his practice/work ethic are paying off. Some of Jake's highlights this season have been a -1 (34) at BelWood Country Club, and a sixth-place finish in the ECC Postseason Tournament with a 79 at the Mason Golf Center. Senior Nolan Smoot has improved his overall average by several strokes from last season. Some of Nolan's highlights have been the team's medalist at "The Best of the West" with a 78 at Miami Whitewater Golf Course and an 81 in the ECC Postseason Tourney. Junior Gio Tomasetti shot his best 18-hole round in high school competition with a score of 80 in the "Best of the West Invite." Gio has continued to lower his season averages since his freshman season.
Keenan Alcalde and Drew CovingtonTurpin -
Keenan, a senior running back, had 20 carries for 120 yards and four touchdowns versus Walnut Hills in a big ECC win for Turpin. Drew, a senior defensive back, added two interceptions against the Eagles.
Adam GomaaAnderson - Sophomore
Adam was our fifth man Saturday at the Hyde Park blast and ran a really great time! We are proud of Adam for working so hard.
Emma StengerAnderson - Junior
Emma was top 10 overall female in the Hyde Park Blast and set a HP Blast PR. We are proud of Emma and can't wait to see what her next race brings!
Milford Girls' Golf TeamMilford -
The Lady Eagles won the ECC Postseason Tournament on Thursday and clinched the League Championship. Senior Abi Loux was the second place finisher with 77. Junior Cameron Manning third place finisher with 80. Other squad members include seniors Jess Shay, Bailey Holt, Kendall Slusher, and junior Mikaila Dinkins.
Ian CiricLoveland - Sophomore
Ian netted a pair of goals in a 4-1 victory over West Clermont on Thursday.
Alex MeyerTurpin - Junior
Alex shot a 75 at the ECC Postseason Tournament to tie for second place in the entire field!
Peyton DickersonKings - Junior
Peyton finished third for the Lady Knights at the Kettering Cross Country Invitational this past weekend. Peyton finished 50th out of 123 runners with a time of 21:28.4.
Nick HoyingKings - Junior
Nick, a junior linebacker, registered six tackles, two tackles for loss, a sack, and an interception against Lebanon Friday night.
Peyton CookMilford - Junior
Peyton was an instrumental part of our win over Madeira. She scored once and assisted twice. We moved her out of position for this game so her accomplishments are even more impressive!
Olivia GentryMilford - Senior
Olivia had 14 kills and had a 0.310 hitting percentage this past week in two wins over West Clermont and Walnut Hills. Olivia is a great leader on and off the court and always finds a way to encourage her teammates through her play and her positive attitude. Great job, Olivia!
Amey SewoviWinton Woods - Senior
Amey collected six goals and a pair of assist in three games last week against Withrow, Western Hills, and Purcell Marian.
Max KovallTurpin - Senior
Max, a senior goalkeeper, posted back-to-back shutouts this past week against Winton Woods (three saves) and Oak Hills (five saves).