Athletes Of The Week

Week:

Morgan Alder

Sophomore, Anderson Cross Country

Morgan has been battling some leg issues, and she worked through it and came away with a PR at our Miami meet scoring fourth for us on varsity!


Brandon Pitts and Brodey Berg

Anderson Football

Brandon, a senior defensive back, recorded 11 tackles in a loss against Winton Woods. Brodey Berg, a junior running back, had nine catches for 153 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He also added another rushing touchdown against the Warriors.


Ayla Brugger

Sophomore, Anderson Golf

Ayla shot 75 at the ECC Championship to lead the Lady Raptors to their first-ever ECC TITLE and was crowned ECC individual champion.


Carson Gearding

Junior, Anderson Cross Country

Carson dropped almost an entire minute at our meet on Saturday after battling injuries and illness. Carson continues to work hard and to show his dedication and commitment even when he struggles physically. So proud of his PR!


Sam Hughes

Senior, Anderson Soccer

Sam, a senior forward, had three goals and three assists in two matches this past week. He is top five in points in the ECC!


Liam Dooley

Senior, Kings Soccer

Liam has been a staple in the Kings backline all season. He has captained the Knights to allowing only four goals in a three-game stretch - winning headers and putting in defining tackles to help the Knights limit opportunities for the opposition.


Jay Holubetz

Senior, Kings Football

Jay recorded the first 100-yard rushing game this season (22 carries, 118 yards). He was the answer we needed on Friday when West Clermont game planned to take away our pass game!


Bella Land

Junior, Kings Soccer

Bella is a hardworking forward who scored a fantastic goal against Maderia despite running around with a banged up eye. Bella is one of the most coachable kids we have and will do just about anything to win.


Sophia Richardson

Freshman, Kings Volleyball

Sophia, a freshman middle hitter, had some big blocks this past week in a huge conference win over Milford. On the year, Sophia has 39 kills and 27 blocks.


Sam Thomas

Junior, Kings Cross Country

Sam ran deeper into the King's cross country history books on Saturday at the Neal Charske Fairmont Firebird Invitational. Sam ran a blazing 15:56.2 time, a new PR, fourth place in the race, and fifth-fastest time in Kings cross country history. Sam is an exceptional runner and a better person. He leads, serves, and works hard every day.


Kings Boys Golf Trio

Kings Golf

Sophomore Jake Williams continues his strong season with medalist honors at the Tinora-Edgerton Invitational in Defiance. His 72 led Kings to the event championship. Senior Brayden Cheeseman posted his personal-best score of 73 and made the All-Tourney team at the Tinora-Edgerton Invitational. Senior Garrett Hogan posted a 74 at the Tinora Invitational to make his second All-Tourney team.


Ally Andrade

Senior, Lebanon Tennis

Ally was 2-0 in match play for week and finished fifth in the ECC tennis tournament on Tuesday.


Nate Cochran

Sophomore, Lebanon Cross Country

Nate ran a career-best time of 16:48 on Saturday at the Princeton Invite. He ran as the team’s third man and the Warriors went on to win the team race with 40 points.


Lily Ludwick

Freshman, Lebanon Cross Country

Lily stepped up in a big way for the Lady Warriors on Saturday at the Princeton Invite. She ran a personal-best time of 20:09 to be the fourth runner for the team. The team went on to score 33 points and finish first. Lily has dropped two minutes and five seconds so far this season.


Piper Williams

Senior, Lebanon Soccer

Piper found the back of the net four times this past week - twice to push us past powerhouse Loveland and two more against a very strong Walnut Hills side.


Kiley Reese and Lauryn Wurzler

Little Miami Soccer

Kiley, a junior forward, is a dynamic, fiery player for our team. She is a game changer and our leading scorer this season. She has played an attacking mid and a forward for our team. She is very intuitive on her runs and finding that quick shot. She is dangerous with her free kicks and corners. She scored twi crucial goals in each of our wins against Kings and Sycamore. She also has a great work ethic, fun personality, and will do anything to help the team win attitude. Reese is an important part of our team! Lauryn, a senior defender, is a tenacious, hard working player for us. She will play a midfield or defender role depending on the opponent. She never complains and just puts her head down and plays hard every minute. She had a lockdown defensive game vs. Kings that solidified that big win. We love her versatility, her aggressiveness, and calm demeanor! But don’t let that fool ya!


Maddie Armentano

Junior, Little Miami Cross Country

Maddie transitioned from gymnastics and sprinting in track (61s 400m) to running cross country after suffering an ankle injury. Her grit and can-do attitude is a great reflection of Little Miami students and a welcome addition to our team.


Little Miami Boys Soccer Quartet

Little Miami Soccer

Ben Oeder (12), Gustavo Soto (11), and David Zarins (10) led the scoring in a 4-0 victory over Winton Woods on Senior Night. Goalkeeper Zach Stevens (10) got the shutout.


Dererk Gomez

Sophomore, Little Miami Cross Country

Derek won his first high school cross country race Saturday in the 9th/10th grade race at Kettering, running a new PR of 18:06.5 leading that team to first place.


Colton Endixott and Ethan Freeland

Loveland Football

Colton, a junior running back, had 19 carries for 157 yards and five touchdowns for the Tigers. Ethan, a senior safety, had five tackles and three fumble recoveries in the win against Walnut Hills.


Faith Daugherty

Senior, Loveland Volleyball

Faith is one of our setters. She has 12 aces, 82 assist, 29 digs, and is hitting .192 percent. She is a true leader on the court! Faith is also leading the ECC in aces and is fourth is assists.


Kylie Poe

Senior, Loveland Golf

Kylie shot her season-best 97 at the ECC Championship. She has been working hard on her game and is a very competitive player. During the second half of the season, Kylie has improved her nine-hole average by eight strokes.


Reece Davis and Jacob Smith

Milford Football

Reece, a junior, and Jacob, a senior, were both key pieces in the Eagles' 42-17 win over Little Miami. Reese was electric on the offensive side of the ball, hauling in nine catches for 144 yards and three touchdowns. Jacob was all over the field on defense, finishing with nine tackles, four pass break-ups, and a forced fumble on a quarterback sack. He added 31 yards in the return game.


Ana Manning and Joelle Stinson

Milford Soccer

Ana, a junior, scored both of our goals against reigning state champ, MND. With 15 minutes to go and down by one goal, Ana scored to tie the game on a set piece. With less than two minutes to go in the game, Ana scored the game-winner. Joelle, a senior, played lights-out defense against reigning state champ, MND. Her persistent effort in the back line saved us from multiple attacking opportunities ending in a goal. She is an important key to our success as a team.


Lauren Pickett

Senior, Milford Volleyball

Lauren, a senior setter, has done an outstanding job running the team's offense this season. Lauren recorded 128 assists in three matches this past week and currently has 516 on the season. For trhe week, Lauren also contributed 20 digs, three aces, and three blocks.


Wyatt Simones

Sophomore, Milford Soccer

Wyatt has started every game this year that he was available. He has been a stalwart in the back and helped the Milford boys win 10 of 13 games. This week, he played with tenacity against Walnut Hills but was unfortunate to suffer a broken leg against Anderson in what turned out to be an epic 3-3 battle. Wyatt will be sorely missed on the field for the remainder of this season!


Mahima Vasa

Sophomore, Milford Cross Country

Mahima had a great race Saturday at the Princeton Invitational. She set a new Career PR and continues to have a strong season.


Lucia Johnson

Senior, Turpin Soccer

Lucia scored two goals against Little Miami to help give us a 2-0 win. Against West Clermont, she set up the assist. During our Mariemont match-up, she again scored two goals to help the Lady Spartans to a 2-1 victory.


Turpin Girls Tennis Team

Turpin Tennis

Shout out to the Turpin girls tennis team for capturing the ECC postseason tourney and finishing the ECC regular season schedule at 9-0, leading to the Lady Spartans' sixth conference title in the last eight seasons. Congrats to sophomores Elaina McDonald and Charlotte Williams; juniors Sarah Clark, Ellen Benintendi, Brooke Malone, and Morgan Kaas; and seniors Reagan Gerth and Audrey Williams.


Irisa Poompanit

Freshman, Walnut Hills Tennis

Irisa finished as the second singles champion at the ECC girls tennis tournament. Besides being a tough competitor on the court, she continues to encourage her teammates and be a positive support for them.


Caroline Batchler

Junior, West Clermont Golf

Caroline golfed her lowest score of the year on Wednesday at Little Miami Golf Center vs. Anderson. She also had a very respectable 18 holes at the ECC Championships at Walden Pond on Thursday. Her putting is getting better every single time she golfs. Keep up the good work Caroline!


West Clermont Boys Cross Country Standouts

West Clermont Cross Country

The senior trio of Bryson Robinette, Wakefield Cook, and Mitch McGraw had fantastic career PRs at the Miami Redhawk Rumble. They are consistently our top three finishers and continue to kindly push each other to be better runners while being good examples for the team. New to cross country, junior Zachary Jennings had a great race at the Rumble cutting off 90 seconds from his PR.


Anna Downs

Sophomore, West Clermont Soccer

Anna played all 80 minutes on the road at Turpin. She was instrumental in slowing down a dangerous Lady Spartans’ transition and helped her team stay poised in the attacking half. Her ability to switch the point of the attack and connect passes in tight spaces allowed the Lady Wolves to keep the pressure on and score a late equalizer.


West Clermont Girls Cross Country Trio

West Clermont Cross Country

Junior Chloe Johnson continues to amaze us. She is a veteran runner who works hard year round. This past week, she cut another 90 seconds from her career PR and was our top finisher. Sophomore Brooke Farmer crushed the challenge. She was our #8 runner coming into this past week, but finished the Redhawk Rumble scoring #5 for our team. Brooke is a good student, is involved in school service, but still makes time for cross country. Junior Ava Reveal has been battling for the last year. This past week, she had a breakthrough career PR at the Redhawk Rumble and finished #4 for our team.


Trey Cornist and Qierstin Williams

Winton Woods Football

Trey, a senior running back, ran 18 times for 343 yards and six touchdowns against Anderson. Qierstin, a senior linebacker, had 16 tackles (10 solo and six assists) and a pick-six!


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