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MVC Winter State Qualifiers

The 2016-17 winter season's first State qualifier comes from Summit Country Day.  The Silver Knights' Emma Hellmann qualified for the OHSAA Diving Championships by placing third at Districts.  At State, Emma placed seventh overall!  This was her third trip to State; last year finishing twelfth.  Congratulations, Emma!

In swimming, the boys' team from Seven Hills finished as State runner-up in Canton!  Read more HERE.  The Stingers' 200 free, 400 free, and 200 medley relays advanced to State.  The 200 free relay placed third, the 400 free relay placed fourth, and the 200 medley relay finished tenth!  In addition, Seven Hills' Greg Kalin finished third in the 100 backstroke and seventh in the 50 freestyle; Henry Marquardt finished fourth in the 200 freestyle and ninth in the 100 butterfly; Nick Purple placed eighth in the 200 IM and eleventh in the 100 breaststroke teammate Tindar Cyr placed ninth in the 200 IM (he also finished sixth in the 100 breaststroke). The Stingers' George Eng finished thirteenth in the 100 breaststroke.  Matthew Maring (500 freestyle) and Summit Country Day's Brandon Harris (500 freestyle) also advanced to State!

SEVEN HILLS' LUCY CALLARD WINS STATE TITLE 

On the girls' side, Seven Hills' Lucy Callard won the District title and set a new District record in the 500 freestyle and advanced to State.  All she did at State was win a STATE CHAMPIONSHIP!  Read more HERE.  She also finished fourth in the 200 freestyle.  Cincinnati Christian's Payton Keiner also excelled at State by finishing second in both the 100 backstroke and the 200 IM.  Seven Hills' Emma Shuppert's finished third in the 100 backstroke and eighth in the 200 IM.  The Lady Stingers' 400 free relay finished ninth.  Other State qualifiers included the 200 medley relays from Seven Hills and Summit Country Day, as well as Seven Hills' Dottie Callard (200 freestyle) and Summit Country Day's Alexandra Miller (100 backstroke and 500 freestyle) and Sophia Zaring (200 IM).  The Lady Stingers finished sixth in the team competition!

In girls' bowling, Seven Hills' Audrey Wilson has advanced to State for the third year in a row after a great performance at Districts!  She will compete March 3 at Wayne Webb's Columbus Bowl!

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GIRLS' BASKETBALL:  The Lady Knights of Summit Country Day (Scarlet Division) and Clark Montessori (Gray Division) won their third straight MVC Divisional titles each in girls' basketball.  The Lady Knights finished the regular season with a perfect 22-0 record.  Congratulations to both teams!  All-MVC awards will be announced soon.   POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  Summit Country Day downed Williamsburg to win the Sectional title and moves on to face Arcanum in the District Championship game March 4 at Springfield HS (tip TBA).  Cincinnati Christian also won a Sectional title with its win over Fayetteville Perry.  The Lady Cougars will face Jackson Center Saturday at Troy HS (time TBA). 

BOYS' BASKETBALL:  Summit Country Day (22-0 overall and 13-0 in the MVC) came away with the Scarlet Division championship this winter.  This marked the seventh MVC Divisional title in the last eight years for the Knights.  In the Gray Division, Cincinnati Christian won the championship for the third year in a row.  All-MVC awards will be posted soon.  POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  Division III Sectional match-ups at Western Brown HS are as follows:  Clark Montessori vs. CHCA Tuesday at 6 pm; North College Hill vs. Madeira Tuesday at 7:30 pm; and Seven Hills vs. Deer Park Wednesday at 7:30 pm.  Division IV match-ups at Taylor HS are as follows:  Cincinnati Christian vs. New Miami Wednesday at 7:30 pm and Lockland vs. Gamble Montessori Tuesday at 6 pm.

WRESTLING:  The Trojans of North College Hill won their tenth consecutive MVC wrestling title this winter.  Wrestler of the Year honors went to Summit Country Day's Joshua Campbell, while Coach of the Year recognition went to North College Hill's Tim Sies.  Other All-MVC awards will be posted soon. POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  The Division III Sectional tournament was held February 25 at Blanchester HS and Summit Country Day's Joshua Campbell earned a Sectional title at 152 lbs. and has advanced to Districts.  Joining Joshua at the March 3-4 District Championships will be North College Hill's Elijah Gordon and Dequan Adams.  See complete results HERE.

GIRLS' SWIMMING:  Summit Country Day won its second consecutive league championship in girls' swimming this winter.  The Lady Knights downed runner-up Seven Hills by 53 points.  All-MVC awards will be posted soon.  POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  Congratulations to our MVC swimmers who qualified for the District Meet!  Top five qualifiers from the February 11 Sectional Meet are as follows:  Seven Hills' Lucy Callard is your Sectional champion in the 500 freestyle.  She also placed fifth in the 200 freestyle.  Teammates Emma Shuppert qualified second in the 100 backstroke and fifth in the 200 individual medley and Sophie Zaring finished third in the 200 individual medley.  Cincinnati Christian's Payton Keiner finished second in the 200 individual medley and third in the 100 backstroke.  The Seven Hills 200 medley relay squad finished second and the 400 free relay team placed third.  Summit Country Day also advanced with its fourth place finish in the 200 medley relay.  The Lady Knights' Emma Hellmann also advanced to Districts in diving!  STATE BOUND:  See State qualifiers/information above.

BOYS' SWIMMING:  Seven Hills, two-time defending OHSAA State Champion, won its fourth straight MVC title in the pool.  The Stingers garnered 428.5 points and outdistanced runner-up CHCA by some 287.5 points.  All-MVC awards will be announced soon.  POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  Congratulations to all of our MVC swimmers who advanced to Districts!  Top five finishers from Sectionals included the 200 and 400 free relay teams from Seven Hills who finished as Sectional champs!  The Stingers' Greg Kalin finished second in the 100 backstroke and third in the 50 free, Tindar Cyr finished second in the 100 breaststroke and fourth in the 200 IM, George Eng placed third in the 100 breaststroke, Henry Marquardt finished fourth in the 200 free, and Nick Purple placed fourth in the 100 breaststroke.  STATE BOUND:  Congratulations to all of our State qualifiers listed above.

GIRLS' BOWLING:   Cincinnati Christian won the MVC Bowling Tournament held February 10 at Madison Bowl.  The Lady Cougars finished with 2410 pins, followed by Clark Montessori's 1998, Summit Country Day's 1930, and Seven Hills' 1497. Tournament MVP honors went to CCS's Cheyenne Wilson. Bowler of the Year honors went to Seven Hills' Audrey Wilson and Coach of the Year recognition went to Cincinnati Christian's Ken Peters.  Other All-MVC honors will be announced soon.  POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  Congratulations to Cincinnati Christian and Seven Hills for advancing to Districts as teams.  The lone individual qualifier from the MVC was Summit Country Day's Lillian Chow.  STATE BOUND:  Congratulations to Seven Hills' Audrey Wilson for advancing to the March 3 State Championships (read more above)!  

BOYS' BOWLING:  At the February 10 MVC Bowling Championships, Cincinnati Christian outdistanced runner-up Seven Hills 2128-2062. Summit Country Day (1564) and Clark Montessori (1449) finished third and fourth respectively. Tournament MVP and Bowler of the Year accolades went to the Eagles' Nolan Crow, while Coach Peters also earned Coach of the Year honors for the boys. Other All-MVC awards will be posted soon.  POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  The Cincinnati Christian boys' squad advanced to Districts, as well as individual qualifiers Scott Arnold and John Stewart, both from Seven Hills.

GYMNASTICS:  Due to the number of teams competing, the MVC doesn't officially sponsor the sport of gymnastics.  Cincinnati Country Day, however, finished sixth and Seven Hills seventh at this year's City Championships.  POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  District competition was held February 25 with Cincinnati Country Day finishing eleventh and Seven Hills finishing twelfth.  Congratulations!

BOYS' BASKETBALL
Summit Country Day (#1 in Division III)
North College Hill (#3 in Division III)
CHCA (#5 in Divisions III)
St. Bernard (#8 in Division III)
Clark Montessori (#9 in Division III)
Cincinnati Country Day (#10 in Division III)
Cincinnati Christian (#1 in Divisions IV)
Lockland (#2 in Divisions IV)

GIRLS' BASKETBALL
Summit Country Day (#1 in Division III)
Clark Montessori (#10 in Division III)
Cincinnati Country Day (#2 in Division IV)
Cincinnati Christian and New Miami (#5 in Division IV)

WRESTLING
No MVC teams in Top Ten

BOYS' BOWLING
Cincinnati Christian (#2 in Division II)
Seven Hills (#9 in Division II)
Summit Country Day (#10)

GIRLS' BOWLING
Cincinnati Christian (#2 in Division II)
Seven Hills (#3 in Division II)
Summit Country Day (#6)

BOYS' SWIMMING
Seven Hills (#1 in Division II)
CHCA (#2 in Division II)
Cincinnati Christian (#4 in Division II)
Cincinnati Country Day (#8 in Division II)
Clark Montessori (#10)

GIRLS' SWIMMING
Summit Country Day (#1 in Division II)
Cincinnati Country Day (#3 in Division II)
CHCA and Seven Hills (#5 in Division II)
St. Bernard (#7 in Division II)
Cincinnati Christian (#9 in Division II)

Cincinnati Christian's Brady Roberts was named the Enquirer Boys' Golfer of the Week, announced August 25.  Read more HERE.

Seven Hills' Lauren Saggar was a finalist for the Enquirer Girls' Tennis Player of the Week award, announced August 24.

Summit Country Day's Jenna Simpson was a finalist for the Enquirer Girls' Golfer of the Week award, announced August 30. 

Cincinnati Country Day's Priya Chopra and Seven Hills' Alana Saggar were in contention for the Enquirer Girls' Tennis Player of the Week award, announced August 30.

North College Hill's Courtney Woodward and Lockland's Nakhyje Wright were finalists for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced September 4.

CHCA's Kesean Gamble was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Football Player of the Week award, announced September 6.  

Cincinnati Country Day's Olivia Brown was the September 6 recipient of the LaRosa's MVP of the Week!  Read more HERE.

Seven Hills' Max Lane (boys' golf) and Chase Gardner (boys' cross country) and CHCA's Kesean Gamble (football) were among the finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week awards, announced September 8.  Kesean won the Football Player of the Week award!  Read more HERE.  

Seven Hills' Chase Gardner and Summit Country Day's David Cook were finalists for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced September 13.

Summit Country Day's Sam Martin was a finalist for the Enquirer Boys' Soccer Player of the Week award, announced September 13.

Summit Country Day's Xavier Johnson was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced September 18. 

CHCA was a finalist for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced September 18.

Cincinnati Country Day was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Soccer Team of the Week award, announced September 20. 

CHCA's Rachel Haslem was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced September 20.

Cincinnati Christian's Brady Roberts was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Boys' Golfer of the Week award, announced September 21.  Vote HERE.

North College Hill's Clara Listerman (girls' soccer) and Summit Country Day's Zoe Myers (volleyball) were finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week awards, announced September 22.  Congratulations to Zoe for being named the volleyball Player of the Week award winner!  Read more HERE.

Summit Country Day was a finalist for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced September 25.

Lockland's Jaquan Emerson was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced September 25.

Seven Hills' Quinn Shim (boys' soccer), Chase Gardner (boys' cross country), and Alana and Lauren Saggar (girls' tennis); Cincinnati Country Day's Ian McInturf; and Summit Country Day's Sam Gosiger (boys' golf) were in contention for the September 26 Enquirer Player of the Week award in their respective sport.

St. Bernard's Anthony Harrison and Summit Country Day's Zairn Davis were finalists for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer of the Week award, announced September 30.

North College Hill was a finalist for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced October 2.

St. Bernard's Anthony Harrison was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced October 2. 

Summit Country Day is a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Soccer Team of the Week award, announced October 4.  Vote HERE.

Cincinnati Country Day's Olivia Robinson won the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced October 18.  Read more HERE.

CHCA's Rachel Haslem (girls' cross country), Seven Hills' Jack Lane (boys' golf), and Summit Country Day's Sam Gosiger (boys' golf) were finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week award, announced October 5. 

The North College Hill at CHCA football game was in contention for the WKRC Spotlight Game of the Week honor, announced October 8. 

CHCA was a finalist for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced October 9.

CHCA's Kesean Gamble was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced October 9. 

Summit Country Day's Sam Martin (boys' soccer), Cincinnati Country Day's Mia Masterson (girls' tennis), Seven Hills' Max Lane (boys' golf), and CHCA's Noelle Van Den Heuvel and Anna Van Jura (girls' tennis) were among the finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week award, announced October 12.

CHCA's Kesean Gamble was a finalist for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced October 14.

The St. Bernard at Lockland football game was up for the WKRC Spotlight Game of the Week award, announced October 15.

St. Bernard's Anthony Harrison was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced October 16.

The State Champion Seven Hills Stingers are finalists for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Boys' Golf Team of the Week award, announced October 18.   Vote HERE.

CHCA's Kesean Gamble's 61-yard touchdown run against North College Hill was in contention for the Enquirer Football Play of the Week award, announced October 19. 

Seven Hills' Quinn Shim (boys' soccer) and the Stingers' Jack Lane and Cincinnati Country Day's Jack Gardner (boys' golf) were finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week award, announced October 19.

CHCA's Kesean Gamble was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced October 23.

Seven Hills' Chase Gardner was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Boys' Cross Country Runner of the Week award, announced October 25. 

Summit Country Day's Xavier Johnson was in contention for the Enquirer Football Play of the Week award, announced October 25.

CHCA's Kesean Gamble was a finalist for the Enquirer Football Player of the Week award, announced October 25.

Summit Country Day's Sam Martin was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Boys' Soccer Player of the Week award, announced November 2. 

Cincinnati Country Day's Natalie De Beer (girls' cross country), Clark Montessori's Ryan Estes (boys' cross country), and Summit Country Day's Sam Martin (boys' soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week award in their respective sports, announced November 2. 

Summit Country Day was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Boys' Soccer Team of the Week award, announced November 8.

Summit Country Day's Sam Martin (boys' soccer) and Kennidy Belle (girls' soccer), Clark Montessori's Ryan Estes (boys' cross country), and Cincinnati Country Day's Olivia Robinson were finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week award in their respective sports, announced November 8.

CHCA's Nicholas Noyen and Bree Wilson were recognized as Blitz 5 McDonald's Student-Athletes of the Week award winners, announced November 11.  Watch video HERE.

Summit Country Day and players Sam Martin and Diego Vallota were finalists for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Boys' Soccer Team/Player of the Week awards, announced November 15. 

CHCA's Kesean Gamble was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced December 8.

Clark Montessori's Jacob McElfresh was a finalist for the Enquirer Boys' Basketball Player of the Week award, announced January 4.

Cincinnati Christian's Dylan Woods was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced January 4.

Cincinnati Christian's Payton Keiner won the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced January 24.  Read more HERE.

North College Hill's Lorenzo Sparks and Cincinnati Christian's Brady Roberts were finalists for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced January 13.  Congratulations to Lorenzo for winning the award!

Seven Hills' Henry Marquardt was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced January 17.

Congratulations to Summit Country Day's Alex Dahling for being named the Enquirer Boys' Basketball Player of the Week, announced January 20.  Read more HERE.

Cincinnati Christian's Dylan Woods was a finalist for the Enquirer Basketball Player of the Week award, announced January 25.

North College Hill's Victoria Morris and St. Bernard's Anthony Harrison were finalists for the Enquirer Basketball Athlete of the Week, announced February 1.

New Miami's Alyssa Robinette was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced February 7. 

North College Hill's Victoria Morris was in contention for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Basketball Player of the Week award, announced February 7.  Read more HERE about Victoria winning the award!

North College Hill's Victoria Morris and Summit Country Day's Alea Harris (girls' basketball), Lockland's Deandre Robinson (boys' basketball), and Summit Country Day's Jocelyn Spanbauer and Seven Hills' Henry Marquardt (swimming) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award in their respective sports, announced February 8.  Congratulations to Deandre and Henry for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Cincinnati Country Day's Clyde Bennett was a finalist for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced February 10.

North College Hill's Lorenzo Sparks and CHCA's Mason Bernhardt were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award in boys' basketball, announced February 22.  Congratulations to Mason for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Congratulations to Seven Hills for capturing the Division III State Golf Championship October 14-15 at Sunbury's NorthStar Golf Club!  Team members included Jack Lane, who earned First Team All-Ohio honors; Max Lane, who earned Second Team recognition; Daniel Grass; John Stewart; and Ben Agin.  Complete individual results can be found HERE.  Read more about the Stingers' great weekend HERE.

Also, congratulations go out to Summit Country Day for capturing the State Championship in boys' soccer.  The Silver Knights soundly defeated Kidron Central Christian 9-1 in the November 13 State Final.  The win was the squad's second consecutive State Championship and fourth title in the last five years.  Read more HERE.

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