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Roger Bacon's Corey Kiner Named "Mr. Football"

Congratulations to Roger Bacon's Corey Kiner for being named the winner of the 34th annual Mr. Football award by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association.  The award was announced December 10.

Corey rushed for 1866 yards and averaged over 13 yards per carry on his way to 37 touchdowns for the 10-1 Spartans this fall.

It's always neat to say, "I remember watching him play in high school," when you watch a star player perform in college or in the pros.  Well, we will have that chance in the coming years with this young man.

Read more about the LSU commit HERE.

Congratulations to Corey and best of luck this fall in Bayou Country!


                   Photo courtesy of Geoff Blankenship - Enquirer Media/GANNETT

Enquirer Fall All Stars Are Announced

Check out the Enquirer Fall All Stars and read how the Miami Valley Conference is more than well represented on the list!   Click HERE.

Special shout out to our Players of the Year:  Roger Bacon's Corey Kiner and Nijal Mooney (football); CHCA's Kennedy Puryear and Payton Puryear (girls tennis) and Katelyn Grimes (volleyball); Summit Country Day's Kendall Hamilton (boys soccer), Kathryn Shaffer (girls soccer), Matthew Brumfield and Devin Nelson (boys cross country), and Riley Simpson (girls golf); Cincinnati Country Day's Jada Moorman (girls soccer); and Seven Hills' Abby Heck (girls cross country) and Jacob Joffe (boys golf).

Also, congratulations to our Coaches of the Year:  Roger Bacon's Mike Blaut (football), CHCA's Lisa Schaad (volleyball), Summit Country Day's Scott Sievering (boys soccer) and Kurtis Smith (boys cross country), Cincinnati Country Day's Theresa Hirschauer (girls soccer), and Seven Hills' Nate Hirsch (boys golf).

Congratulations to all of our fall athletes on tremendous seasons!

Photo by Keith Neu

MVC Spring Sports Season Updates / Honors

SOFTBALL:  Seven Hills came away with the last two Gray Divisional championships, while Cincinnati Christian is in search of its fourth straight Scarlet Division title.

BASEBALL:  Cincinnati Christian will be shooting for its third consecutive Gray Division crown, while CHCA and Summit Country Day have shared the last three Scarlet Division championships.  Even more impressively, is the face that CHCA has won the last sixteen divisional titles!

GIRLS TRACK:  Cincinnati Country Day won the 2019 MVC girls track title, breaking a string of three straight crowns by Summit Country Day.  The 2021 MVC Championship Meet is currently slated for May 11 at CHCA.

BOYS TRACK:  The CHCA Eagles are seeking their third league championship in the past four seasons.  The Eagles are also scheduled to host this year's MVC Meet on May 11.

BOYS TENNIS:  The past thirteen MVC boys tennis championships have been won or shared by Cincinnati Country Day or Seven Hills. 

GIRLS LACROSSE:  If you'd like to see the past five Conference Championship trophies, you'll have to visit Summit Country Day.  The Lady Knights have won every league title since girls lacrosse became a league-sponsored sport.

BOYS LACROSSE:  Defending champion Summit Country Day and/or Seven Hills have captured the MVC Championship in boys lacrosse for the past five seasons.  The Knights have won three outright titles and the Stingers have garnered two (the two teams shared the crown in 2017-18).

MVC Player And Team Of The Week Awards

Cincinnati Country Day's Sam Pettengill (boys golf), Summit Country Day's Erin Johnson (girls golf), and Seven Hills' Shriya Sekar (girls tennis) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced August 17.  

Seven Hills' Jacob Joffe (boys golf) and Shriya Sekar (girls tennis) and Cincinnati Country Day's C.J. DeBra (girls soccer) were in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced August 24. 

Roger Bacon's Corey Kiner was named the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award winner, announced August 25.  Read more HERE.

CCPA's Derrick Crutchfield and Norwood's Kevin English are finalists for the TriState Football Mella Player of the Week award, announced August 30.  Vote HERE.

Norwood earned the TriState Football Gold Star Chili Team of the Week award, announced September 2.  Read more HERE.

CHCA's Manny Tait (football) and Rylie Wichmann (volleyball), Norwood's Ryan Peter (football), Roger Bacon's Corey Kiner (football), Seven Hills' Emma Cohen (girls soccer), and Cincinnati Christian's Kate Oates (volleyball) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced August 31.  Also, CHCA and Norwood were up for Football Team of the Week honors.

Roger Bacon's Corey Kiner was a finalist for the TriState Football Mella Player of the Week award, announced September 6. 

Roger Bacon and St. Bernard were in contention for the TriState Football Gold Star Chili Team of the Week honors, announced September 6.  

Summit Country Day's Erin Johnson (girls golf), Cincinnati Country Day's Jada Moorman (girls soccer), St. Bernard's Lauren Emhoolah (girls soccer), CHCA's Katelyn Grimes (volleyball), Cincinnati Christian's Kaitlyn Uffman (volleyball), and Roger Bacon's Corey Kiner (football) are finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced September 7.  Also, CHCA and Cincinnati Christian volleyball are both up for the Girls Fall Team of the Week honors.  Vote HERE.  

The Lockland Panthers were up for the TriState Football Gold Star Chili Team of the Week award, announced September 12. 

Roger Bacon's Corey Kiner was a finalist for the TriState Football Mella Player of the Week award, announced September 13.  

CHCA's Garrett Jostworth (football) and Collin Murphy (boys soccer), Lockland's Tiontae Hicks (football), Roger Bacon's Corey Kiner (football), and Cincinnati Country Day's Jenna Senters (girls soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced September 14.  Summit Country Day boys soccer and Cincinnati Country Day girls soccer were in contention for the Fall Teams of the Week award and Roger Bacon was also up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week honors.

Lockland’s Jadyn Thomas was among the nominees for the TriState Football Mella Player of the Week award, announced September 20. 

Lockland's Jadyn Thomas (football), Summit Country Day's Riley Simpson (girls golf), Norwood's Kiley Jones (girls soccer), and CHCA's Amelia Arthurs (girls soccer) are finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced September 21.  Also, Purcell Marian and Lockland are up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award. Vote HERE.

CHCA and New Miami were finalists for the TriState Football God Star Chili Team of the Week award, announced September 27.

Clark Montessori's Demario Griffin and Summit Country Day's Graham Nicholson were nominees for the TriState Football Mella Player of the Week honor, announced September 27. 

CHCA's Daniel Flagel (football), Seven Hills' Dhruv Mahajan (boys cross country) and Shriya Sekar (girls tennis), Summit Country Day's Abby Moore (field hockey) and Alex Davis (football), Clark Montessori's Demario Griffin (football), Cincinnati Country Day's Sam Pettengill (boys golf), and Norwood's James Rettig (boys soccer) were in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced September 28.  Also, CHCA soccer was up for Ohio Boys Fall Team of the Week honors. Summit Country Day and Clark Montessori were finalists for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award. 

Roger Bacon was a finalist for the TriState Football Gold Star Chili Team of the Week award, announced October 4.  

Norwood's Quinterrius Jemison was in contention for the TriState Football Mella Player of the Week award, announced October 4. 

Clark Montessori's Rebecca Bresnahan (girls cross country); Summit Country Day's Maggie Hudepohl (field hockey), Kendall Hamilton (boys soccer), and Riley Simpson and Erin Johnson (girls golf); CHCA's Jeff May (football) and Taylor James (boys soccer); Norwood's Quinterrius Jemison (football); Seven Hills' Jacob Joffe (boys golf); and Cincinnati Country Day's Sam Pettengill (boys golf) and Jada Moorman (girls soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 6.  Also, Seven Hills (golf) was up for Ohio Boys Fall Team of the Week honors.  Roger Bacon was in contention for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award.  Congratulations to Rebecca, Maggie, and Jeff for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Purcell Marian's Leo Hennegan was among the nominees for the TriState Football Mella Player of the Week award, announced October 11.

CHCA's Jackson Davis (boys cross country), Lynn Kader (girls tennis - singles), and Kennedy Puryear and Payton Puryear (girls tennis - doubles); Summit Country Day's Paige Miller (field hockey), Maya Hajjar and Megan Ebken (girls tennis - doubles), and Alex Waak (boys soccer); Purcell Marian's Zach Hoover (football); Norwood's Ryan Peter (football); Seven Hills' Jacob Joffe (boys golf), Gabriella Khaskelis (girls tennis - singles), Megan Tan and Shriya Sekar (girls tennis - doubles), and Sohana Thompson and Wendy Woffington (girls tennis - doubles) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 13.  Also, Seven Hills boys golf was up for the Ohio Fall Team of the Week award and Cincinnati College Prep was in contention for the Ohio Football Team of the Week honors.

New Miami's Trey Robinette was named the TriState Football Mella Player of the Week award, announced October 21.  Read more HERE.

Purcell Marian was a finalist for the TriState Football Gold Star Chili Team of the Week award, announced October 18. 

Cincinnati Christian's El Bowling (volleyball), Cincinnati Country Day's Jada Moorman (girls soccer), CHCA's Jackson Davis (boys cross country) and Kennedy and Payton Puryear (girls tennis - doubles), Seven Hills' Abby Heck (girls cross country) and Jacob Joffe (boys golf), Summit Country Day's Kate Bergeron (field hockey), Roger Bacon's Corey Kiner (football), and New Miami's Trey Robinette (football) were nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 20.  Seven Hills cross country was up for the Ohio Girls Fall Team of the Week honors and New Miami and CHCA were in contention for the Ohio Football Team of the Week recognition.  Shout out to Abby for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Roger Bacon's Danny Hudepohl (football); St. Bernard's Jaden Woods (football); Summit Country Day's Kendall Hamilton (boys soccer), Matthew Brumfield (boys cross country), and Lauren Foley (girls soccer); Cincinnati Country Day's Cameron Pohl (boys soccer) and Jada Moorman (girls soccer); Seven Hills' Bart Cooper (boys soccer) and Mackenzie Hartman (girls soccer); CHCA's Rylie Wichmann (volleyball); and Cincinnati Christian's Kate Oates (volleyball) were in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced October 27.  Roger Bacon was up for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award.  Summit Country Day cross country was up for the Ohio Boys Fall Team of the Week award.

CHCA's Katelyn Grimes was named the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award winner, announced October 27.  Read more HERE.

Roger Bacon was a finalist for the TriState Football Gold Star Chili Team of the Week award, announced November 1. 

Summit Country Day's Matthew Brumfield (boys cross country) and Kendall Hamilton (boys soccer), Seven Hills' Abby Heck (girls cross country), Roger Bacon's Corey Kiner (football), Cincinnati Country Day's Jenna Setters (girls soccer), and CHCA's Rylie Wichmann (volleyball) were nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced November 2.  Summit Country Day cross country and soccer were up for the Ohio Boys Fall Team of the Week award and Cincinnati Country Day soccer was up for the Ohio Girls Team of the Week honors.  Roger Bacon was in contention for the Ohio Football Team of the Week award.

Summit Country Day's Matthew Brumfield (boys cross country) and Kendall Hamilton (boys soccer), Roger Bacon's Danny Hudepohl (football), Cincinnati Country Day's Jada Moorman (girls soccer), and CHCA's Katelyn Grimes (volleyball) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced November 10.  Summit Country Day soccer was up for the Boys Fall Team of the Week award and CHCA volleyball and Cincinnati Country Day soccer were in contention for the Girls Fall Team of the Week honors.  Also, Roger Bacon was among the nominees for the Football Team of the Week award. 

Roger Bacon's Corey Kiner (football), Cincinnati Country Day's Jada Moorman (girls soccer), and CHCA's Rylie Wichmann (volleyball) were in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced November 16.

New Miami's Trey Robinette (boys basketball), North College Hill's Jaden Jefferson (boys basketball), and Cincinnati Christian's Crystal Wilson (girls bowling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced December 1.  In addition, Norwood boys bowling was up for Boys Winter Team of the Week honors!  Congratulations to Jaden for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

New Miami's Deanza Duncan (boys basketball) and CHCA's Bella Answini (girls basketball) were in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced December 6.  Also, North College Hill boys basketball and CHCA girls basketball were up for Team of the Week honors!  

New Miami's Jordan Robinette (boys basketball), Cincinnati Christian's Caleb Reifsteck (boys basketball) and Lizzie Grooms (girls basketball), CHCA's Bella Answini (girls basketball), North College Hill's Ranlei Freeman (girls basketball), MVCA's Melody Arnett (girls basketball), and St. Bernard-Elmwood Place's Trey Walters (boys swimming) were in the running for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced December 14.  Also, Summit Country Day girls basketball and North College Hill boys basketball were up for Winter Team of the Week recognition. 

Cincinnati Country Day's Mason Mack (boys basketball) and Kamryn Jordan (girls basketball), Summit Country Day's Liliana Frisen (girls basketball), Cincinnati Christian's Lizzie Grooms (girls basketball), and Norwood's Nate Wall (wrestling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced December 20.  Congratulations to Nate for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Cincinnati Country Day's Mason Mack (boys basketball) and Norwood's Kevin English (boys basketball) were in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced December 28.  In addition, Cincinnati Country Day boys basketball was up for the Boys Winter Team of the Week award and Norwood girls basketball was nominated for the Girls Winter Team of the Week honors!

Cincinnati Country Day's R.T. Adkins (boys basketball) and Sabrina DelBello (girls basketball) and Norwood's Destiny Rice (girls basketball) were among the finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced January 5.  Cincinnati Country Day was also up for Boys Winter Team of the Week honors! 

Summit Country Day's Bryana Woodard (girls basketball); Cincinnati Country Day's Grace Barnes (girls basketball), Sam Pettengill (boys swimming and diving), and Tristen Davis (wrestling); CHCA's Bella Answini (girls basketball); Seven Hills' Ella Jo Piersma (girls swimming and diving) and Christopher Maring (boys swimming and diving) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced January 12.  CHCA basketball was also up for the Winter Girls Team of the Week honors!  Congrats to Grace and Tristen for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

New Miami's Trey Robinette (boys basketball), Cincinnati Country Day's Kamryn Jordan (girls basketball), MVCA's Melody Arnett (girls basketball), Summit Country Day's Liliana Frisen (girls basketball) and Elizabeth Fager (girls swimming and diving), Cincinnati Christian's Crystal Wilson (girls bowling), CHCA's Logan Ottke (boys swimming and diving) and Jessey Li (girls swimming and diving), and Seven Hills' Jonny Osman (boys bowling) were in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced January 19.  Seven Hills bowling was also up for Ohio Girls Team of the Week award!  Congratulations to Elizabeth for winning the award!  Read More HERE.

Cincinnati Country Day's Wynton Jackson (boys basketball), MVCA's Laura Moser (girls basketball), Cincinnati Christian's Miranda Heid (girls basketball), CHCA's Bella Answini (girls basketball), Summit Country Day's Lily Martin (girls basketball), and Seven Hills' Noah Kocher (boys bowling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced January 26.  CHCA girls basketball was up for Ohio Girls Winter Team of the Week honors!  Congratulations to Laura for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Cincinnati Country Day's Mason Mack (boys basketball), CHCA's Johnathan Stokes (boys basketball), Norwood's Kevin English (boys basketball), North College Hill's Ranlei Freeman (girls basketball), Summit Country Day's Kyla Irby (girls basketball), and Seven Hills' Jonny Osman (boys bowling) were nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced February 2.  Shout out to Johnathan and Kyla for winning the award.  Read more HERE.

Summit Country Day's Gates Flynn (boys basketball); New Miami's Trey Robinette (boys basketball); St. Bernard's Zykeem Hunley (boys basketball); Cincinnati Christian's Caleb Reifsteck (boys basketball) and Lizzie Grooms (girls basketball); CHCA's Elyse Hayes (girls basketball), A.J. Vibberts (boys swimming and diving), and Jessey Li (girls swimming and diving); Seven Hills' Noah Kocher (boys bowling), Erin Finn (girls bowling), Tim Kalin (boys swimming and diving), and Ella Jo Piersma (girls swimming and diving); and Cincinnati Country Day's Grace Ramirez (girls swimming and diving) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced February 9.  CHCA boys swimming, St. Bernard-Elmwood Place boys basketball, and Seven Hills girls swimming were also up for Team of the Week honors.  Shout out to Elyse, A.J., and the CHCA boys swimming team for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Norwood's Kevin English (boys basketball); Cincinnati Country Day's Mason Mack (boys basketball); Cincinnati Christian's Matthew Cardwell (boys basketball) and Crystal Wilson (girls bowling); CHCA's Kiylah Smoot (girls basketball); MVCA's Kalena Jackson (girls basketball); Seven Hills' Alexis Veldhuis (girls basketball); Summit Country Day Liliana Frisen (girls basketball); and North College Hill's Ranlei Freeman (girls basketball) were among the finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced February 16.  CHCA (girls basketball) and Cincinnati Country Day (girls basketball) were up for Team of the Week honors! 

Cincinnati Christian's Matthew Cardwell (boys basketball), CHCA's Eric Rakestraw (boys Basketball) and Jessey Li (girls swimming and diving), Clark Montessori's Marcus Murray (boys basketball), North College Hill's Antonio Harmon (boys basketball), Summit Country Day's Liliana Frisen (girls basketball), Seven Hills' Tim Kalin (boys swimming and diving) and Ella Jo Piersma (girls swimming and diving), and Norwood's Lizbeth Banderas (girls wrestling) were in contention for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced February 23.  In addition, Norwood girls wrestling was up for Team of the Week honors!  Congratulations to Eric and Lizbeth for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

New Miami's Deanza Duncan (boys basketball), Cincinnati Country Day's Sabrina Delbello (girls basketball), Summit Country Day's Liliana Frisen (girls basketball), Seven Hills' Tim Kalin (boys swimming) and Ella Jo Piersma (girls swimming), and North College Hill's Timothy Smith (wrestling) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced March 2.  Seven Hills girls swimming was also up for Team of the Week honors! 

New Miami's Jordan Robinette (boys basketball) was a finalist for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced March 8.

Summit Country Day boys lacrosse was a finalist for the Enquirer Ohio Boys Spring Team of the Week honors, announced March 23!

CHCA's Caden Crawford (baseball) and Jonah Lang (boys lacrosse), Summit Country Day's Mason Perkins (baseball), and Cincinnati Christian's Briahna Bush (softball) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced March 30.  Also, Cincinnati Christian softball was up for the Girls Team of the Week honors! 

Congratulations to Cincinnati Country Day's Sabrina DelBello for being named the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award winner for March 30!  Read more HERE.

Cincinnati Country Day's Cameron Bryant (baseball), CHCA's Andrew Brock (baseball) and Hayden Gilkinson (boys lacrosse), Norwood's Aleena Grubbs (softball), Summit Country Day's Devin Nelson (boys track and field), and Seven Hills' Avi Mahajan (boys tennis) were among the nominees for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award, announced April 6.  Cincinnati Christian softball and Seven Hills boys tennis were also up for the Team of the Week award! 

MVC Winter Sports Season Update / Honors

MVC ATHLETES WIN STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS!

WRESTLING CHAMPION:  Congratulations to Norwood's Lizbeth Banderas for winning the STATE TITLE at 143 lbs. at the February 21 Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association State Championships at Hilliard Davidson High School.  Lizbeth advanced to State for the second straight winter!  She qualified for State after she finished second at the February 14 District Tournament.  Read more HERE.  Congratulations!


SWIMMING CHAMPIONS
:  At the State DII Girls Swim and Dive Championships, Seven Hills' Ella Jo Piersma won both the 100 and 200 free for the second consecutive year!  Read more HERE.  Also, shout out to CHCA's Jessey Li for her pair of runner-up performances in the 50 free and 100 breast!  See complete girls' results HERE.   Seven Hills' Tim Kalin finished as State Champion in the 100 back and runner-up in the 50 free.  Last season, Tim finished second in the 100 back and fifth in the 100 fly.  Complete boys' results are HERE.  Congratulations!


OTHER MVC STATE PARTICIPANTS

Shout out to our first two winter athletes who advanced to State competition!  Summit Country Day's John Penote and Cincinnati Country Day's Camille Huxol each finished runner-up at the District Diving Championships and earned a place at the State Swim and Dive Championships!  This is Camille's second consecutive trip to State!  John improved on last year's seventh-place finish at Districts.  

In addition, click HERE (boys) and HERE (girls) to see a complete list of qualifiers for the State Swim Meet!

In gymnastics, Cincinnati Country Day's Jasmine Gonzales finished fifth on beam at the February 20 District Championships to advance to the State Gymnastics Meet at Hilliard Bradley High School!  Congratulations!

In wrestling, North College Hill's Timothy Smith advanced to the March 13-14 State Wrestling Championships at Marion Harding High School.  Timothy is a two-time MVC Champion.  Congratulations and good luck Timothy!

 

WINTER SPORTS UPDATES / HONORS

BOYS BASKETBALL:  Summit Country Day captured the Scarlet Division title with a 9-1 divisional record (16-4 overall).  Cincinnati Country Day finished 17-3 overall and 9-0 in the Gray Division contests.  The Nighthawks' nine wins wrapped up their second straight conference title.  Shout out to our Players of the Year, Summit Country Day's Gates Flynn and Norwood's Kevin English (Scarlet Division) and New Miami's Deanza Duncan (Gray Division).  Summit's Ryan Fleming (Scarlet Division) and Cincinnati Country Day's Greg Ross (Gray Division) were anmed Coaches of the Year.  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  CHCA fell to Mariemont in the District semi-finals to finish another fine season with an overall record of 17-4!  Summit Country Day lost a heartbreaker to Springfield Shawnee 39-37 to end its season as District runner-up with a 17-6 record.  Read more HERE.  New Miami also lost in the District Finals to Tri-Village to finish its season at 15-5.  This was the third straight season the Vikings recorded 15 or more victories!  Read more about the Vikings' fine group of seniors HEREPOSTSEASON HONORS:  Congratulations to the following District 15 selections:  New Miami's Deanza Duncan and Trey Robinette were named Senior All-Stars and Zach Baker earned Underclass All-Star recognition.  District 16 All-District selections included Norwood's Kevin English (DII Second Team); Cincinnati Country Day's RT Atkins (DIII First Team) and Mason Mack (DIII Second Team), Summit Country Day's Gates Flynn (DIII First Team) and Matt Dahling (DIII Honorable Mention), CHCA's Jonathan Stokes (DIII Second Team) and Eric Rakestraw (DIII Honorable Mention), and North College Hill's Jaden Jefferson (DIII Honorable Mention); and Lockland's Jayshawn Clark (DIV First Team and Player of the Year) and St. Bernard-Elmwood Place's Zykeem Hunley (DIV Second Team).  Also, shout out to Summit Country Day's Ryan Fleming for earning DIII Coach of the Year honors.  ALL-STATE HONORS:  Huge SHOUT OUT to Cincinnati Country Day's RT Adkins and Summit Country Day's Gates Flynn for earning DIII All-Ohio recognition from the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association (OPSWA).  Division IV accolades went to New Miami's Deanza Duncan and Jordan Robinette.


MILESTONE ALERT:  Shout out to Norwood's Kevin English for picking up his 1000th point and school record against Clark Montessori on February 12.  Congratulations!

GIRLS BASKETBALL:  This winter, Cincinnati Country Day finished 14-1 overall and 8-0 in Scarlet Division contests, securing its third straight divisional crown.  CHCA finished with a 9-1 in Gray Division action, while Seven Hills finished with a 4-1 mark.  The two teams will share the divisional title.  Scarlet Division Player of the Year honors went to Summit Country Day's Bryana Woodard and Gray Division accolades went to CHCA's Bella Answini.  Coach of the Year recognition went to Cincinnati Country Day's John Snell (Scarlet Division) and CHCA's John Schablein (Gray Division).  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Summit Country Day fell to Carroll in the District Finals to finish a great season with a 17-5 record.  The Lady Knights finish the winter as District and MVC Scarlet Division runner-up.  Cincinnati Country Day lost to Fort Loramie in the District Finals to finish its season as District runner-up and MVC Scarlet Division champion with an overall record of 16-2.  POSTSEASON HONORS:  Shout out to the following District 16 All-District recipients:  Division II: North College Hill's Ranlei Freeman (First Team) and Chale Bell (Second Team) and Summit Country Day's Bryana Woodard (First Team) and Kyla Irby (Second Team).  Division III:  CHCA's Bella Answini (First Team) and Norwood's Destiny Rice and Maria Velazco (Second Team).  Division IV:  MVCA's Melody Arnett (First Team) and Cincinnati Country Day's Kamryn Jordan and Sarah Zimmerman (First Team).  Special congratulations to CCD head coach John Snell for earning Coach of the Year accolades.  ALL-STATE HONORS:  HUGE shout out to CHCA's Bella Answini and to Cincinnati Country Day's Kamryn Jordan and Sabrina Delbello for earning All-Ohio DIII-DIV recognition from the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association (OPSWA).  See complete list HERE.  In addition, Summit Country Day's Bryana Woodard was named to the DII All-State squad!  See complete DI-DII selections HERE.

MILESTONE ALERTS:  Congratulations to Cincinnati Country Day's Kamryn Jordan for notching her 1000th career point in a December 19 match-up against Taft.  

Congratulations also go out to CHCA's Bella Answini for collecting her 1000th career point in a January 23 contest against New Miami.  Congratulations Bella!

And our third MVC player to eclipse the 1000-point mark was Summit Country Day's Bryana Woodard.  She accomplished the feat in the Lady Knights' postseason match-up against Carroll, a game that saw Bryana score 14 points and pull down eight rebounds.

WRESTLING:  With only three MVC schools sponsoring a varsity wrestling team (North College Hill, Cincinnati Country Day, and Norwood), the Conference Championship tournament was not held this winter.  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Congratulations to North College Hill's Timothy Smith for winning the DIII Madeira Sectional and advancing to Districts!  Joining Timothy at Districts were the Trojans' Pape Mbaye and Kanovas Alexander and Cincinnati Country Day's Tristan DavisTimothy's fourth-place finish qualifies him for the State Championships (read more above)!  Complete DIII results are HERE.  In the DII Sectional at Batavia HS, Norwood's Mason Kelsch, Wyatt Hinton, Nate Wall, and Jeremy Cox advanced to Districts.  Complete DII District results are HEREALL-SWOWCA HONORS:  Shout out to our wrestlers who earned All-SWOWCA recognition!  Tip of the cap to North College Hill's Timothy Smith and to Norwood's Lizbeth Banderas for receiving First Team accolades!  Other wrestlers included Norwood's Wyatt Hinton, Nate Wall, and Jeremy Cox in Division III and Cincinnati Country Day's Noah Webb, Tristen Davis, and Devon Michalski.  See the complete lists HERE.

SPECIAL SHOUT OUT to Norwood's Lizbeth Banderas for advancing to the State Girls Wrestling Tournament!  She finished second at Districts to earn the trip!  Also, take a look back at the story I did on Lizbeth last season HERE.  Huge shout out to Lizbeth for winning the State Championship (read more above)!

BOYS SWIMMING:  Shout out to CHCA (297 team points) for winning the MVC Conference Championship Meet, finishing ahead of Summit Country Day (275) and Cincinnati Country Day (265) in a tight finish.  This was the first boys league swim title for the Eagles.  CHCA's Logan Ottke earned Swimmer of the Year honors, while the Eagles' Don Rielag was named Coach of the Year.  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  At Districts, Seven Hills (seventh) and CHCA (tenth) each finished in the top ten!  Individually, Seven Hills' Tim Kalin was the MVC's lone District Champion, winning the 100 backstroke.  See complete results HERE.  See complete list of State qualifiers HERE.  In diving, Summit Country Day's John Penote finished second at Districts and also advanced to State (read more above)!

GIRLS SWIMMING:  The Lady Eagles of CHCA came away with the 2021 team title in MVC Conference Championships, the squad's first since the 2012-2013 season.  New Richmond finished second and Summit Country Day third.  CHCA's Jessey Li was named Swimmer of the Year and CHCA's Don Rielag, Cincinnati Christian's Jen Keiner, and Summit Country Day's Susan Miller were named Coaches of the Year.  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Congratulations to Cincinnati Country Day for finishing as District runner-up and to Seven Hills for finishing fourth.  Tip of the cap to the following District Champions:  CHCA's Jessey Li in the 50 free and 100 breast (new District record) and Seven Hills' Ella Jo Piersma in the 100 and 200 free.  The Lady Stingers' 200 and 400 free relays also won Districts!  See complete results HERE.  See the complete list of all State qualifiers HERE.  Shout out to Cincinnati Country Day's Camille Huxol for finishing runner-up at the District Diving Championships and also advancing to State (read more above)!  

BOYS BOWLING:  Seven Hills finished the regular season with a perfect 10-0 mark in the league, capturing the school's second straight Conference championship.  Seven Hills' Noah Kocher earned Player of the Year accolades and the Stingers' Randy Wilson was named Coach of the Year.  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  At the Cherry Grove Sectional, Seven Hills advanced to Districts as a team.  The Stingers' Will Kersting led Seven Hills with a 594 series, good enough for fifth place.  Complete individual results are HERE.  The Colerain Sectional saw Norwood advance to Districts, along with Cincinnati Christian's Zach Beltz and Eddie Luckey.  Norwood was led by Bowen Garibay who finished fourth with a 585 series.  See complete individual results HERE.  Norwood finished ninth at Districts, led by Riley Carman's sixteenth-place finish and 611 series.  He was the MVC's top scorer.  Complete District results are HERE.

GIRLS BOWLING:  The Cincinnati Christian Lady Cougars finished the regular season with a 13-2 overall record and an 8-0 mark in MVC action to win the squad's fifth straight MVC title on the lanes.  Cincinnati Christian's Crystal Wilson earned Bowler of the Year honors for the second straight year.  Summit Country Day's Ed Escudero earned Coach of the Year recognition.  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Shout out to Cincinnati Christian for advancing to the District Championship from the Colerain Sectional.  The Lady Cougars' Crystal Wilson rolled a 553 to earn Sectional Champion honors!  Complete individual results are HERE.  At the Cherry Grove Sectional, Seven Hills advances to the District Tournament, along with Summit Country Day's Kennedi Dukes and Kiarah Tapplar.  See complete individual results HERE.  At Districts, Cincinnati Christian finished sixteenth and Seven Hills finished twenty-second.  The Lady Cougars' Crystal Wilson led all MVC bowlers with her 577 series!  See complete results HERE.

GYMNASTICS:  Although the Miami Valley Conference doesn't officially sponsor gymnastics, MVC schools typically fare well during the regular season and into the postseason.  Last winter, Cincinnati Country Day placed fifth in the City Championships.  This winter, CCDS finished eleventh at its own Cincinnati Country Day Cup January 10.  Clark Montessori placed fourteenth and Seven Hills nineteenth.  Top MVC finishers were Cincinnati Country Day's Jasmine Gonzalez (all-around, bars, and vault) and Michelle Riemann (floor), along with Clark Montessori's Hannah Kerschner (beam).  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  CCDS hosted the City Championship February 13.  The host Lady Nighthawks finished seventh in the team standings, led by Jasmine Ramirez who finished eleventh in the all-around.  She finished seventh on bars, ninth on vault, and eighteenth on beam.  Seven Hills also performed well, finishing twelfth in the team standings, led by Emma Schueter's eighteenth-place finish in the all-around.  DISTRICT MEET:  The District Meet was held February 20 at Lakota East HS.  Shout out to Cincinnati Country Day's Jasmine Gonzales for advancing to State (read more above) and for earning All-District honors!