Athletes Of The Week

Week:

Nic Smith and Michael Grant

Walnut Hills -
Basketball

Nic, a junior forward, scored 21 points and had six rebounds in a win over Withrow. Michael, a junior guard, added 10 points in the win against the Tigers.


Turpin City Gymnastics Championship Leaders

Turpin - Junior
Gymnastics

Amber Russell, a junior, is the new CITY FLOOR CHAMPION scoring a 9.15 at the City Championship Meet on Saturday. She also placed tenth on vault. Other team members placing in the top ten were Serra Tuzune, a junior, who finished seventh on vault and ninth on bars; Delila Folk, a sophomore, who finished seventh on floor; and Olivia Meagher, a junior, who was ninth on beam. These scores, with the help of their teammates, placed the Lady Spartans fourth this season at the City Meet.


Max Ward

Milford - Junior
Wrestling

Max won his second ECC title on Saturday. With three falls and a major decision, Max runs his win total to 24 this season.


Sam Kenney

Kings - Senior
Track

Sam threw a personal record of 45' 2" in the weight throw at the Rubber City Open in Akron this past weekend. As a first year weight thrower, he placed eleventh in the meet and is sitting in the top 30 athletes in the state. The team is looking for his leadership in the outdoor throws this spring.


Jennifer Cooper

Kings - Senior
Track

Jennifer had a solid triple at the University of Akron this past weekend. She anchored the winning 4x800 relay team, placed third in the 800 meter run, and then anchored the third place 4x400 relay team. The team can always count on Jennifer and looks for her leadership in her final outdoor season before she becomes a Bearcat.


Tyler Babinec

Milford - Senior
Swimming

Tyler has qualified for the OHSAA State Swim Championships in two individual events and as a member of a relay squad. In his top event, the 100 breaststroke, Tyler took third at the District Meet and is seeded third for State competition with a time of 55.16. He is also qualified in the 50 freestyle, seeded 16th with a mark of 21.31. In the 200 medley relay, Tyler swam the second leg of a squad that will head to State with the fifth quickest time from District competition (1:33.47).


Steven Huxell

Milford - Senior
Basketball

Steven posted a new career high in points for the second time in three games when he poured in 28 points in a win over Walnut Hills. For the night, he connected on 9-of-13 shots from the floor, including 4-of-6 from three-point range and 6-of-7 from the foul line. He also grabbed six rebounds as Milford snapped its seven-game losing streak to Walnut Hills. The senior followed it up with 18 points against Turpin.


Carlie Duesing

Milford - Sophomore
Basketball

Carlie played a key role in the Lady Eagles' tournament victory over Harrison. In one of her best games of the season, Carlie matched her career high with eight points, while grabbing seven rebounds, including five offensive. She also played solid defense in the low post against a pair of talented Lady Wildcats post players.


Steven Hatton

West Clermont - Junior
Diving

As the second alternate, Steven was given the opportunity to compete at the Division 1 District Meet and finished higher than he was seeded going into the meet. Way to go, Steven!


Ashley Fronk

Turpin - Senior
Bowling

Ashley finished the season strong and consistently, bowling herself into eleventh place in the conference for overall average. She bowled a 338 series in her final match against Walnut Hills, which propelled her into the top ten in the ECC in conference average.


Lindsey Viel

Turpin - Senior
Basketball

Lindsey had a double-double against Milford, scoring 10 points and grabbing 11 rebounds!


Sara Hacker

Turpin - Junior
Dance

Sara is a positive teammate who always lightens the mood no matter what. She always gives full effort and is a great leader for the team!


Trey Shetler

Turpin - Junior
Basketball

Trey knocked down a buzzer-beater to defeat Kings on Tuesday night!


Maggie Fricker

Walnut Hills - Senior
Gymnastics

Maggie was named the 2019 Cincinnati City Champion! She placed first on vault, bars, and all-around with a 35.8. She also placed second on beam and tenth on floor.


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