Athletes Of The Week

Week:

Kaci Grader

Loveland - Junior
Dance

Kaci is a very talented and overall skilled athlete. She is a strong leader, always willing to step up and isn’t afraid to try anything asked of her. We are so thrilled to have her on the dance team this year and cannot wait to see her shine this season!


Elise Marchal

Kings - Sophomore
Basketball

After earning First Team All-ECC honors in volleyball, Elise has transitioned to basketball and has helped our team to a 4-1 start to the season. On Saturday against Little Miami she posted a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Her versatility is a huge part of our success to start the season.


Kam O’Connor

Lebanon - Senior
Basketball

Kam led the team in scoring in both games this past week to help Lebanon start the season 2-0. He score 36 points between the games and positioned himself as one of the league leaders in scoring. He shot 8-for-21 from three and averaged 4.5 assists.


Audrey Osman

Loveland - Sophomore
Bowling

Audrey established new game and series highs this past week - (game - 221 and series - 418). She is second in the ECC averaging 170.2 after the first week of the season.


Brooke Smith

West Clermont - Junior
Swimming

Brooke had an impressive start to the competitive season. She swept all four individual events she swam in a dual against Milford and in a sprint meet against Turpin and Anderson. She was also a part of a school record-setting medley relay and notched two other relay wins.


Sophia Kapszukiewicz

Loveland - Junior
Basketball

The Loveland Lady Tigers are 3-1 in league play and a lot of that has to do with the stellar defensive play of Sophia! Tasked with guarding the opponents’ best player. Sophia takes the challenge and has held some of the league’s best below their average! Sophia is also leading the squad in rebounding and team hustle plays! Congratulations Kapsz!


Rachel Reichard

Turpin - Junior
Basketball

Rachel, a junior forward, averaged 11 points and eight rebounds in wins over Lebanon and Anderson.


Nathan Voegele

Kings - Senior
Bowling

Nathan tossed a 231 to help lead the Knights over ECC opponent Anderson.


Gracee Spatz

Lebanon - Senior
Basketball

Gracee has been a huge lift off the bench for the Lady Warriors this past week in league play. Along with solid defense and hustle plays, Gracee has sparked the team effort with hot three-point shooting and much-needed timely buckets in road games at Turpin and Winton Woods.


Sawyer Bowin

Loveland - Senior
Wrestling

With Loveland down 33-31 in the final match of the night, Sawyer (285) pinned his opponent and helped Loveland win the dual against Sycamore 37-31.


David Wehrman

Turpin - Junior
Bowling

David bowled a solid 435 two-game opener series against McNicholas on Wednesday.


Lebanon Girls Swim Team

Lebanon -
Swimming

Lebanon swimming had a historic night at the Mason Invitational. The girls' team won the meet for the first time in team history. The boys finished fourth to help Lebanon finish second overall. As for Athlete of the Week, I would like to nominate the entire Lebanon girls' swim team. It was a team performance that helped us win. Elizabeth Ketcham. The coaches at the meet named Elizabeth Ketcham the Female Outstanding Performance of the Meet award winner! She won the 50 free and 100 yard butterfly and was a member of the first-place 200 medley and 400 free relays.


Hannah Smith

Turpin - Junior
Bowling

Hannah had a career-high series of 330. She was poised when thrown into a leadership role in the match against New Richmond.


Elizabeth Johnson

Kings - Senior
Dance

Elizabeth has improved a lot and puts in effort at every practice. We can always depend on her to have a positive attitude and keep her team accountable.


Connor Cummings and Raymond Sparks

Lebanon -
Bowling

Connor, a senior, currently leads the team with a 213 average. Has helped Lebanon to a 2-0 start and a fifth-place finish at the Big Blue Challenge. Raymond, a junior, currently leads the team in mark percentage filling 83 percent of his frames. He shot 628 to lead Lebanon at the Big Blue Challenge.


Isaac Martini

Little Miami - Senior
Bowling

Isaac started his senior season with a 264 game and a two-game series of 463. Isaac also helped the Panthers set a school record for most total pins with a score of 2886.


Nick Welty

Milford - Junior
Swimming

Nick started his junior season with a pair of individual victories in the 500 freestyle and 100 backstroke, while also swimming the opening leg of the winning 200 medley relay. He finished the night anchoring the winning 400 freestyle relay which propelled the Eagles to the meet win over West Clermont.


Sophia Otten

Milford - Senior
Swimming

Sophia took runner-up honors in both the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke in the Lady Eagles’ meet against West Clermont. She also swam the anchor leg for the 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay teams that each finished second.


Natalie Coopman

Anderson - Senior
Swimming

Natalie posted her best time in every event she swam at the Meet Saturday. Individually, she placed third in both the 100 breast and the 100 free. As a senior, she is also leading her teammates in the early stages of the season.


Winton Woods State Champions

Winton Woods -
Football

Congratulations to the Warriors for capturing the DII State Football Championship on December 2. Winton Woods defeated Hoban 21-10 to win the title!


Mallory Klingshirn

Milford - Senior
Bowling

Mallory led the girls this past week against Winton Woods, Loveland, and in the Big Blue Challenge Tournament with a 167 average for seven games to start the season.


Nolan Littrell

Milford - Junior
Bowling

Nolan led the boys this past week against Loveland and in Big Blue Challenge Tournament with a 194 average for five games to start the season.


Daniel Georgesen

Kings - Junior
Basketball

Daniel tallied 21 points, four assists, and four rebounds against Sycamore; eight points and four assists against Walnut Hills; and 16 points, three rebounds, and two assists against Edgewood.


Madison Sweeney

Turpin - Senior
Swimming

Madison was a double event winner at our season opener against Lakota. She won the 100 free and 100 breast. She also won the 50 fly against West Clermont on Saturday.


Jack Wagner

Turpin - Junior
Swimming

Jack was a double event winner at our season opener against Lakota, winning the 200 free and 100 fly. He also won the 50 backstroke against West Clermont on Saturday.


Cooper Lawson

Kings - Junior
Wrestling

Cooper is a first-year wrestler and has been learning very quickly in the wrestling room. This weekend was Kings' first competition of the season, and at a varsity caliber tournament, Cooper not only got his first varsity win but also placed fourth. Cooper has never been late or missed a practice and does everything his coaches ask of him. This weekend, Cooper did not hesitate while wrestling despite the the fact he was inexperienced and at a varsity level competition. Instead he was aggressive and continuously focused on scoring the next point. His enthusiasm and energy he brought to the mat was contagious as he had nearly the entire gymnasium rooting for him in a hard-fought 18-6 major decision win.


Milford Academic Lightning Round Team

Milford -
Academic

The Milford Lightning Round team of seniors Ellen Long, Aidan Sowder, Ryan Coors, and Nathan Grilliot are recognized for their performance thus far this season.


Trinity Tharps

Lebanon - Junior
Bowling

We bowled in a tournament this past weekend and Trinity rolled her career high game with a 212 game. She has been bowling since her freshman year, and she is quite proud of this score. As am I.


Hannah Rachford

West Clermont - Junior
Diving

Hannah was our top finisher in the varsity event at our first invitational of the season on Tuesday. She placed fourth out of 22 female divers in the varsity event with a six-dive score of 160.05. Congratulations Hannah!


Maddie Guibord

Kings - Junior
Swimming

Maddie had a fantastic meet against Lakota and Madeira this past weekend, dropping major time and finishing first in the 100 breaststroke as well as helping the 200 freestyle relay finish first. She works hard every practice and always has a positive attitude.


Josh Klasmeier

Kings - Senior
Swimming

Josh also had a good meet against Lakota and Madeira, dropping two seconds in his 100 backstroke. What really set Josh out this past week was when he stayed back with a couple junior high swimmers who missed the bus at practice. He stayed with them and offered a ride, something that really showcases “High Invitation” and why he was voted as a senior captain.


Walnut Hills Boys Basketball Trio

Walnut Hills -
Basketball

Sophomore Tyler McKinley scored 27 points in a win over Kings and 22 points in a win over Jeffersonville at the Body Armor Invitational. Senior Owen Murray scored 14 points against Kings and 15 points against Jeffersonville. Senior Kellen Porter added 10 points in the Jeffersonville victory.


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