MVC Winter Sports Season Updates / Honors


BOYS' BASKETBALL:  CHCA (4-1) and North College Hill (4-2) are first and second in the Scarlet Division, while Cincinnati Country Day is currently 5-0 and New Miami 4-1 in the Gray Division.  Statistical leaders include Clark Montessori's Sean Ealy (26.9 points per game); St. Bernard's Jaden Wood (9.3 rebounds per game); New Miami's Jordan Robinette (5.7 assists and 3.1 steals per game); and Norwood's Kevin English (2.5 blocks per game) through January 21.

MILESTONE SHOUT OUTS!  Congratulations to both Aaron McCoy from MVCA and Sean Ealy from Clark Montessori for notching their 1000th career points on the same evening.  Aaron picked up his against CHCA December 20, while Sean collected his 1000th against Seven Hills.  Congratulations to both of these fine players!

Our third player to achieve the 1000-point plateau was CHCA's Cole FisherCole notched his 1000th point on January 11 against Purcell Marian.  Congratulations!

Our fourth player to eclipse 1000 career point was New Miami's Deanza Duncan.  His milestone came in a January 14 contest at Cincinnati Christian.  Congratulations Deanza!

GIRLS' BASKETBALL:  Defending champion Cincinnati Country Day sits at 5-0 (13-1 overall) to lead the Scarlet Division, while St. Bernard, CHCA, and Seven Hills are each 4-1 and battling it out in the Gray Division.  Conference leaders include St. Bernard's Lauryn Brown (19.0 points per game), MVCA's Emily Abshire (12.3 rebounds per game), Clark Montessori's Jada Baker (2.4 blocks per game), and Summit Country Day's Rachel Martin (5.9 assists and 6.2 steals per game) through January 21.

Shout out to Summit Country Day's head girls' basketball coach Beth Simmons for earning her 300th career coaching victory in a November 30 match-up at Cincinnati Christian.  Coach Simmons began at Summit in 2001, and the Lady Knights have won six MVC titles since the 2011-2012 season.  Congratulations coach!

WRESTLING:  The Norwood Indians are gunning for their third straight MVC title on the mats.  This year's MVC Championships are slated for February 14 at Norwood beginning at 5:30 pm.  SHOUT OUT to Norwood's Tyler Harkins for being named the Most Outstanding Wrestler at the January 4 Madeira Invitational.  SHOUT OUT:  St. Bernard's Marvelous Rutledge won the 182 lbs. title at the January 18 Sycamore Invitational.  Results can be found HERE.

BOYS' SWIMMING:  Seven Hills captured last year's boys' swim title, scoring an impressive 399 points along the way to their sixth straight league title.  This year's MVC Swim Championships are scheduled for February 1 at Cincinnati Country Day beginning at noon.  Statistical leaders can be found HERESHOUT OUT:  The annual Coaches Classic was held January 18-19 with Seven Hills finishing in eighteenth place overall.  Individually, the MVC's top placers were the Stingers' Tim Kalin (fourth in the 100 back) and Cincinnati Christian's Casey Anderson (fifth in the 50 fly).  Seven Hills finished fifth in the 400 free relay and seventh in the 200 free relay.

GIRLS' SWIMMING:  The Lady Stingers from Seven Hills won their second straight league championship last winter.  This year's MVC Swim Championships are slated for February 1 at Cincinnati Country Day beginning at noon.  Conference event leaders can be found HERESHOUT OUT to CHCA's Jessey Li (pictured HERE) who won a pair of events at the January 18-19 Southwest Coaches Classic!  She won the 100 breast and the 200 breast.  She also finished runner-up in the 50 free and third in the 100 free.  Seven Hills' Ella Jo Piersma finished runner-up in the 100 free, third in the 200 free, and sixth in the 200 fly, while Cincinnati Country Day's Mia Latimer was runner-up in the 100 back and eighth in the 100 free.  In the team competition, Seven Hills finished tenth and CHCA finished sixteenth.  Below photo by Keith Neu.  

BOYS' BOWLING:  Seven Hills has begun the 2019-20 season with a fine 13-1 overall record.  The Stingers also lead the MVC race with a perfect 10-0 mark.  Seven Hills' Adam Firestein leads the MVC with a scoring average of 187.1 through January 21.

GIRLS' BOWLING:  Cincinnati Christian is 12-0 overall and 7-0 in the conference.  The Lady Cougars' Crystal Wilson is leading the conference in scoring average of 191.8 through January 21.  SHOUT OUT:  Crystal also set a pair of new school records with a single game score of 276 and a two-game series score of 511 on December 17 against Purcell Marian.

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 year's City Championships will be held February 15 at Cincinnati Country Day, while the District Championships are slated for Lakota East on February 22.  SHOUT OUT to Seven Hills and Cincinnati Country Day for finishing tenth and eleventh respectively in Saturday's CCD Indian Cup.  Seven Hills' Caroline Corbett finished seventeenth in the all-around, as well as being the MVC's top performer on floor and on bars.  Cincinnati Country Day's Elena Hamall led the way on beam and teammate Cate Collett was top finisher on vault.