Athletes Of The Week

Updated: 4/15/2014

Week:

Pierce Scott

Anderson - Senior
Tennis

Pierce finished the week 4-0 with wins against Milford, Elder, New Richmond and McNicholas. This is Pierce's fourth season as Anderson's number-one singles player.


Austin Snyder

Glen Este - Sophomore
Track

Austin took first place in the shot put and third in the discus at Norwood on Friday, earning 16 points for the team.


Lindsey Singleton

Glen Este - Junior
Track

Lindsey placed fifth in the 100 meters, seventh in the 400 meters, second in the 200 meters, and ran the first leg of the girls 4 x 400 meter relay that took third. All of these races were in the same meet, earning 20 points for the team.


Jenny Morton

Turpin - Senior
Track

Jenny, in her rookie track season, came in seventh place with a time of 1:05.53 in her 400 meter dash debut on Wednesday at the Mason Coaches Classic qualifying meet. Jenny was also a member of the qualifying 4x800 meter relay team that came in fourth place on Wednesday and returned Friday to anchor the team to a third place overall finish.


Nick Stone

Anderson - Sophomore
Track

Nick placed seventh in the 1600 meter run at the Coaches Classic this week. Nick has a season-best time of 4:36.


Cara Schildmeyer

Anderson - Sophomore
Track

Cara placed third in the 1600 meter run at the finals of the Coaches Classic at Winton Woods on April 11 with a time of 5:17.04.


Bryson Lonsbury

Kings - Sophomore
Baseball

Bryson was 6-for-7 on the week with four RBIs with three doubles and four runs scored for the Knights.


Cameron Roth

Milford - Junior
Baseball

Cameron's offensive numbers helped the Eagles to four consecutive wins. He collected eight hits in eleven at bats with four doubles, seven runs scored, four RBIs, and a stolen base.


Maggie Bailey

Loveland - Freshman
Softball

Maggie drove in the winning run Friday against Glen Este and hit a three-run home run in the first inning of the Lady Tigers' game against Tippicannoe on Saturday.


Ellery Lassiter

Walnut Hills - Senior
Track

Despite a sore wrist, Ellery won the discus at the Coaches Classic and finished second in the shot put.


Alaedin Tirba

Turpin - Senior
Track

Alaeldin placed third in the 1600 meter run and third in the 800 meter run at the finals of the Coaches Classic held at Winton Woods on Friday. Alaedin also helped the Spartans' 4 x 800 meter relay team to a third place finish and received a $500 scholarship from the Southwest Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches (SWOATCCC).


Spencer Bultman

Kings - Junior
Track

Spencer set a personal best in the pole vault Friday night at the Centerville Relays with a jump of 11-6. His hard work and dedication in the off-season is paying off on the track this spring. The Knights are looking for continued improvement throughout the rest of the season.


Lily Bunse

Kings - Sophomore
Track

Lily set a new school record for the Knights in the pole vault with a jump of 11 feet even at the Coaches' Classic on Friday night. This performance tied for the second best vault in the city finals' history. The sky is the limit for her as this is her first season putting her gymnastics talent to work at the pole vault pit.


Andrej Novakovic

Turpin - Sophomore
Tennis

Andrej played third singles in all three matches played this week. He worked hard and was able to help Turpin beat Sycamore "B" with a very close third set win to put Turpin ahead 3-2. He also won the other two matches against Glen Este and Colerain in the State Team Tournament.


Kemper Ackerman

Milford - Sophomore
Lacrosse

Kemper, a sophomore goalie, had a solid week against the two top teams in Division II in the city. He had 10 saves against Mariemont and 17 saves against Indian Hill.


Zach Jones and A.J. Sweatland

Glen Este -
Baseball

Zach, a junior, pitched an eight-inning complete game shutout (88 pitches) vs. Loveland in a 1-0 victory for the Trojans on Thursday (April 10). A.J., also a junior, threw a complete game (62 pitches) victory vs. Lexington Catholic on Saturday (April 12) in a 7-1 Trojans' victory in the Doc Morris Invitational. A.J. also went 7-for-16 at the plate as the Trojans went 5-1.


Sam Burton

Walnut Hills - Senior
Baseball

Sam hit .556 with two triples and a pair of RBI's during the week for the Eagles.


Sydney Ramsey

Kings - Junior
Softball

Sydney struck out 30, has an era of 1.41, and a record of 2-1 during this week for the Lady Knights. Sydney did a great job being disciplined on the mound throughout the week.


Giovanni Ricci

Loveland - Junior
Track

Giovanni captured first place in the high jump, third place in the 110 meter high hurdles, and helped the 4x100 meter relay team to a fourth place finish in the highly competitive Coaches Classic finals at Winton Woods on Friday (April 11).


Jess Bartholomew

Anderson - Senior
Softball

Besides playing an errorless third base, Jess is batting .333 and clinched the Lady Redskins' first win of the season with a three-run home run in the top of the sixth inning at Indian Hill. Her home run completed the comeback win by a score of 5-4. Indian Hill scored four runs in the first inning to take an early lead, but the Lady Redskins came all the way back with clutch hitting and solid defense.


Grace O'Donnell

Walnut Hills - Senior
Track

Grace ran a 10 second PR in the 1600 meter run on Wednesday at the Coaches Classic prelims. She then came back on Friday to take another second off her PR and place eighth with a time of 5:27.15. Grace is in a great position early in the season to place well in the ECC Championship meet in May.


Andrew Gordon

Loveland - Senior
Tennis

Andrew had a great week between April 7-13. He won all four matches at first singles with wins against Kings, Glen Este, Wyoming, and CHCA. The highlight of his week was defeating last year's ECC Player of the Year, Tristan Nosek of Kings, in a tough three-set match.


Hannah Huffer

Milford - Sophomore
Softball

To date, Hannah is 6-0 and hasn't allowed an earned run in 38.0 innings for a 0.00 ERA. She also has two combined shutouts and one solo shutout. Hannah has struck out 64 batters.


Monica Kruse

Walnut Hills - Sophomore
Lacrosse

Monica has six goals, one assist, 11 ground balls, 19 draws taken.12 draw controls, and 10 caused turnovers thus far for the Lady Eagles.


Sean Whitehurst and Matt Benton

Kings -
Tennis

Sean, a senior, and Matt, a junior, both play number-two doubles. Sean and Matt went undefeated last week with wins against Loveland and Walnut Hills. They are currently undefeated for the season at 4-0.


Mitchell Kenter

Loveland - Junior
Lacrosse

Mitchell's defensive effort was huge all week for the Tigers, shutting down key players on the opposing teams. Mitchell's defense has improved every week.


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