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MVC Winter State Qualifiers

The 2016-17 winter season's first State qualifier comes from Summit Country Day.  The Silver Knights' Emma Hellmann qualified for the OHSAA Diving Championships by placing third at Districts.  The State Championships are scheduled for February 22 in Canton.  Congratulations, Emma!

In swimming, the boys' 200 free, 400 free, and 200 medley relays from Seven Hills have advanced to the February 23 State Championships.  In addition, the following swimmers have advanced as individual event at-large qualifiers:  Seven Hills' Greg Kalin (50 freestyle and 100 backstroke), Henry Marquardt (200 freestyle and 100 butterfly), Matthew Maring (500 freestyle), Nick Purple (100 breaststroke and 200 IM), Tindar Cyr (100 breaststroke and 200 IM), George Eng (100 breaststroke), and Summit Country Day's Brandon Harris (500 freestyle).  

On the girls' side, Seven Hills' Lucy Callard won the District title and set a new District record in the 500 freestyle and has advanced to State.  She also advanced in the 200 freestyle.  Cincinnati Christian's Payton Keiner also advanced in a pair of individual events by finishing first in both the 100 backstroke and the 200 IM.  Seven Hills' Emma Shuppert's second place finish in the 100 backstroke  and her at-large berth in the 200 IM will also send her to Canton.  Other at-large qualifiers included the 400 free and 200 medley relays from Seven Hills and Summit Country Day.  Individual race at-large berths went to Seven Hills' Dottie Callard (200 freestyle) and Summit Country Day's Alexandra Miller (100 backstroke and 500 freestyle) and Sophia Zaring (200 IM).

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GIRLS' BASKETBALL:  The Lady Knights of Summit Country Day (Scarlet Division) and Clark Montessori (Gray Division) have clinched their third straight MVC Divisional titles each in girls' basketball.  The Lady Knights finished the regular season with a perfect 22-0 record.  Congratulations to both teams!  All-MVC awards will be announced soon.   POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  Division III match-up at Wilmington HS:  CHCA vs. Summit Country Day February 21 at 6 pm.  Division III games at Fairfield HS:  Clark Montessori vs. Madeira February 21 at 7:30 pm and St. Bernard vs. Badin February 21 at 6 pm.  Division IV match-ups at Monroe HS:  Cincinnati Christian vs. MVCA February 21 at 7:30 pm and Cincinnati Country Day vs. Felicity-Franklin February 22 at 7:30 pm. 

BOYS' BASKETBALL:  Summit Country Day (22-0 overall and 13-0 in the MVC) came away with the Scarlet Division championship this winter.  This marks the seventh MVC Divisional title in the last eight years for the Knights.  In the Gray Division, Cincinnati Christian won the championship for the third year in a row.  All-MVC awards will be posted soon.  POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  Division III Sectional match-ups at Western Brown HS are as follows:  Clark Montessori vs. St. Bernard February 24 at 5:30 pm; North College Hill vs. Williamsburg February 24 at 7 pm; Seven Hills vs. Oyler February 25 at 5:30 pm; Cincinnati Country Day vs. Deer Park February 25 at 7 pm; and CHCA vs. the winner of Clark Montessori vs. St. Bernard February 28 at 6 pm.  Division IV match-ups at Taylor HS are as follows:  Cincinnati Christian vs. Hillcrest February 25 at 7 pm; Lockland vs. the winner of Gamble Montessori vs. SCPA February 28 at 6 pm; and New Miami vs. the winner of Cincinnati Christian vs. Hillcrest March 1 at 7:30 pm.

WRESTLING:  The Trojans of North College Hill won their tenth consecutive MVC wrestling title this winter.  Wrestler of the Year honors went to Summit Country Day's Joshua Campbell, while Coach of the Year recognition went to North College Hill's Tim Sies.  Other All-MVC awards will be posted soon. POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  The Division III Sectional tournament is scheduled for February 24-256 at Blanchester HS.

GIRLS' SWIMMING:  Summit Country Day won its second consecutive league championship in girls' swimming this winter.  The Lady Knights downed runner-up Seven Hills by 53 points.  All-MVC awards will be posted soon.  POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  Best of luck to all of our MVC swimmers who have qualified for the District Meet!  Top five qualifiers from the February 11 Sectional Meet are as follows:  Seven Hills' Lucy Callard is your Sectional champion in the 500 freestyle.  She also placed fifth in the 200 freestyle.  Teammates Emma Shuppert qualified second in the 100 backstroke and fifth in the 200 individual medley and Sophie Zaring finished third in the 200 individual medley.  Cincinnati Christian's Payton Keiner finished second in the 200 individual medley and third in the 100 backstroke.  The Seven Hills 200 medley relay squad finished second and the 400 free relay team placed third.  Summit Country Day also advanced with its fourth place finish in the 200 medley relay.  The Lady Knights' Emma Hellmann also advanced to Districts in diving!  STATE BOUND:  Congratulations to Summit Country Day's Emma Hellman for advancing to the State Diving Championships.  In swimming, Seven Hills' Lucy Callard, Cincinnati Christian's Payton Keiner, and Seven Hills' Emma Shuppert have advanced to the State Meet.  At-large qualifiers are listed above.

BOYS' SWIMMING:  Seven Hills, two-time defending OHSAA State Champion, won its fourth straight MVC title in the pool.  The Stingers garnered 428.5 points and outdistanced runner-up CHCA by some 287.5 points.  All-MVC awards will be announced soon.  POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  Good luck to all of our MVC swimmers who have advanced to Districts!  Top five finishers from Sectionals included the 200 and 400 free relay teams from Seven Hills who finished as Sectional champs!  The Stingers' Greg Kalin finished second in the 100 backstroke and third in the 50 free, Tindar Cyr finished second in the 100 breaststroke and fourth in the 200 IM, George Eng placed third in the 100 breaststroke, Henry Marquardt finished fourth in the 200 free, and Nick Purple placed fourth in the 100 breaststroke.  STATE BOUND:  Congratulations to the Seven Hills' 200 free relay team for advancing to the State Meet February 23.  At-large qualifiers are listed above.

GIRLS' BOWLING:   Cincinnati Christian won the MVC Bowling Tournament held February 10 at Madison Bowl.  The Lady Cougars finished with 2410 pins, followed by Clark Montessori's 1998, Summit Country Day's 1930, and Seven Hills' 1497. Tournament MVP honors went to CCS's Cheyenne Wilson. Bowler of the Year honors went to Seven Hills' Audrey Wilson and Coach of the Year recognition went to Cincinnati Christian's Ken Peters.  Other All-MVC honors will be announced soon.  POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  Congratulations to Cincinnati Christian and Seven Hills for advancing to Districts as teams.  The lone individual qualifier from the MVC was Summit Country Day's Lillian Chow.

BOYS' BOWLING:  At the February 10 MVC Bowling Championships, Cincinnati Christian outdistanced runner-up Seven Hills 2128-2062. Summit Country Day (1564) and Clark Montessori (1449) finished third and fourth respectively. Tournament MVP and Bowler of the Year accolades went to the Eagles' Nolan Crow, while Coach Peters also earned Coach of the Year honors for the boys. Other All-MVC awards will be posted soon.  POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  The Cincinnati Christian boys' squad advanced to Districts, as well as individual qualifiers Scott Arnold and John Stewart, both from Seven Hills.

GYMNASTICS:  Due to the number of teams competing, the MVC doesn't officially sponsor the sport of gymnastics.  Cincinnati Country Day, however, finished sixth and Seven Hills seventh at this year's City Championships.  POSTSEASON TOURNEY:  District competition is scheduled for February 25 at Lakota East HS, beginning at approximately 10 am.

BOYS' BASKETBALL
Summit Country Day (#1 in Division III)
North College Hill (#3 in Division III)
CHCA (#5 in Divisions III)
St. Bernard (#8 in Division III)
Clark Montessori (#9 in Division III)
Cincinnati Country Day (#10 in Division III)
Cincinnati Christian (#1 in Divisions IV)
Lockland (#2 in Divisions IV)

GIRLS' BASKETBALL
Summit Country Day (#1 in Division III)
Clark Montessori (#10 in Division III)
Cincinnati Country Day (#2 in Division IV)
Cincinnati Christian and New Miami (#5 in Division IV)

WRESTLING
No MVC teams in Top Ten

BOYS' BOWLING
Cincinnati Christian (#2 in Division II)
Seven Hills (#9 in Division II)
Summit Country Day (#10)

GIRLS' BOWLING
Cincinnati Christian (#2 in Division II)
Seven Hills (#3 in Division II)
Summit Country Day (#6)

BOYS' SWIMMING
Seven Hills (#1 in Division II)
CHCA (#2 in Division II)
Cincinnati Christian (#4 in Division II)
Cincinnati Country Day (#8 in Division II)
Clark Montessori (#10)

GIRLS' SWIMMING
Summit Country Day (#1 in Division II)
Cincinnati Country Day (#3 in Division II)
CHCA and Seven Hills (#5 in Division II)
St. Bernard (#7 in Division II)
Cincinnati Christian (#9 in Division II)

Cincinnati Christian's Brady Roberts was named the Enquirer Boys' Golfer of the Week, announced August 25.  Read more HERE.

Seven Hills' Lauren Saggar was a finalist for the Enquirer Girls' Tennis Player of the Week award, announced August 24.

Summit Country Day's Jenna Simpson was a finalist for the Enquirer Girls' Golfer of the Week award, announced August 30. 

Cincinnati Country Day's Priya Chopra and Seven Hills' Alana Saggar were in contention for the Enquirer Girls' Tennis Player of the Week award, announced August 30.

North College Hill's Courtney Woodward and Lockland's Nakhyje Wright were finalists for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced September 4.

CHCA's Kesean Gamble was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Football Player of the Week award, announced September 6.  

Cincinnati Country Day's Olivia Brown was the September 6 recipient of the LaRosa's MVP of the Week!  Read more HERE.

Seven Hills' Max Lane (boys' golf) and Chase Gardner (boys' cross country) and CHCA's Kesean Gamble (football) were among the finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week awards, announced September 8.  Kesean won the Football Player of the Week award!  Read more HERE.  

Seven Hills' Chase Gardner and Summit Country Day's David Cook were finalists for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced September 13.

Summit Country Day's Sam Martin was a finalist for the Enquirer Boys' Soccer Player of the Week award, announced September 13.

Summit Country Day's Xavier Johnson was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced September 18. 

CHCA was a finalist for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced September 18.

Cincinnati Country Day was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Soccer Team of the Week award, announced September 20. 

CHCA's Rachel Haslem was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced September 20.

Cincinnati Christian's Brady Roberts was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Boys' Golfer of the Week award, announced September 21.  Vote HERE.

North College Hill's Clara Listerman (girls' soccer) and Summit Country Day's Zoe Myers (volleyball) were finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week awards, announced September 22.  Congratulations to Zoe for being named the volleyball Player of the Week award winner!  Read more HERE.

Summit Country Day was a finalist for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced September 25.

Lockland's Jaquan Emerson was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced September 25.

Seven Hills' Quinn Shim (boys' soccer), Chase Gardner (boys' cross country), and Alana and Lauren Saggar (girls' tennis); Cincinnati Country Day's Ian McInturf; and Summit Country Day's Sam Gosiger (boys' golf) were in contention for the September 26 Enquirer Player of the Week award in their respective sport.

St. Bernard's Anthony Harrison and Summit Country Day's Zairn Davis were finalists for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer of the Week award, announced September 30.

North College Hill was a finalist for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced October 2.

St. Bernard's Anthony Harrison was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced October 2. 

Summit Country Day is a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Soccer Team of the Week award, announced October 4.  Vote HERE.

Cincinnati Country Day's Olivia Robinson won the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced October 18.  Read more HERE.

CHCA's Rachel Haslem (girls' cross country), Seven Hills' Jack Lane (boys' golf), and Summit Country Day's Sam Gosiger (boys' golf) were finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week award, announced October 5. 

The North College Hill at CHCA football game was in contention for the WKRC Spotlight Game of the Week honor, announced October 8. 

CHCA was a finalist for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced October 9.

CHCA's Kesean Gamble was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced October 9. 

Summit Country Day's Sam Martin (boys' soccer), Cincinnati Country Day's Mia Masterson (girls' tennis), Seven Hills' Max Lane (boys' golf), and CHCA's Noelle Van Den Heuvel and Anna Van Jura (girls' tennis) were among the finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week award, announced October 12.

CHCA's Kesean Gamble was a finalist for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced October 14.

The St. Bernard at Lockland football game was up for the WKRC Spotlight Game of the Week award, announced October 15.

St. Bernard's Anthony Harrison was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced October 16.

The State Champion Seven Hills Stingers are finalists for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Boys' Golf Team of the Week award, announced October 18.   Vote HERE.

CHCA's Kesean Gamble's 61-yard touchdown run against North College Hill was in contention for the Enquirer Football Play of the Week award, announced October 19. 

Seven Hills' Quinn Shim (boys' soccer) and the Stingers' Jack Lane and Cincinnati Country Day's Jack Gardner (boys' golf) were finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week award, announced October 19.

CHCA's Kesean Gamble was a finalist for the WCPO Football Player of the Week award, announced October 23.

Seven Hills' Chase Gardner was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Boys' Cross Country Runner of the Week award, announced October 25. 

Summit Country Day's Xavier Johnson was in contention for the Enquirer Football Play of the Week award, announced October 25.

CHCA's Kesean Gamble was a finalist for the Enquirer Football Player of the Week award, announced October 25.

Summit Country Day's Sam Martin was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Boys' Soccer Player of the Week award, announced November 2. 

Cincinnati Country Day's Natalie De Beer (girls' cross country), Clark Montessori's Ryan Estes (boys' cross country), and Summit Country Day's Sam Martin (boys' soccer) were finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week award in their respective sports, announced November 2. 

Summit Country Day was a finalist for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Boys' Soccer Team of the Week award, announced November 8.

Summit Country Day's Sam Martin (boys' soccer) and Kennidy Belle (girls' soccer), Clark Montessori's Ryan Estes (boys' cross country), and Cincinnati Country Day's Olivia Robinson were finalists for the Enquirer Player of the Week award in their respective sports, announced November 8.

CHCA's Nicholas Noyen and Bree Wilson were recognized as Blitz 5 McDonald's Student-Athletes of the Week award winners, announced November 11.  Watch video HERE.

Summit Country Day and players Sam Martin and Diego Vallota were finalists for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Boys' Soccer Team/Player of the Week awards, announced November 15. 

CHCA's Kesean Gamble was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced December 8.

Clark Montessori's Jacob McElfresh was a finalist for the Enquirer Boys' Basketball Player of the Week award, announced January 4.

Cincinnati Christian's Dylan Woods was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced January 4.

Cincinnati Christian's Payton Keiner won the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced January 24.  Read more HERE.

North College Hill's Lorenzo Sparks and Cincinnati Christian's Brady Roberts were finalists for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced January 13.  Congratulations to Lorenzo for winning the award!

Seven Hills' Henry Marquardt was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced January 17.

Congratulations to Summit Country Day's Alex Dahling for being named the Enquirer Boys' Basketball Player of the Week, announced January 20.  Read more HERE.

Cincinnati Christian's Dylan Woods was a finalist for the Enquirer Basketball Player of the Week award, announced January 25.

North College Hill's Victoria Morris and St. Bernard's Anthony Harrison were finalists for the Enquirer Basketball Athlete of the Week, announced February 1.

New Miami's Alyssa Robinette was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced February 7. 

North College Hill's Victoria Morris was in contention for the MaxPreps/JJHuddle Girls' Basketball Player of the Week award, announced February 7.  Read more HERE about Victoria winning the award!

North College Hill's Victoria Morris and Summit Country Day's Alea Harris (girls' basketball), Lockland's Deandre Robinson (boys' basketball), and Summit Country Day's Jocelyn Spanbauer and Seven Hills' Henry Marquardt (swimming) were finalists for the Enquirer Athlete of the Week award in their respective sports, announced February 8.  Congratulations to Deandre and Henry for winning the award!  Read more HERE.

Cincinnati Country Day's Clyde Bennett was a finalist for the Blitz 5 Primetime Performer award, announced February 10.

Congratulations to Seven Hills for capturing the Division III State Golf Championship October 14-15 at Sunbury's NorthStar Golf Club!  Team members included Jack Lane, who earned First Team All-Ohio honors; Max Lane, who earned Second Team recognition; Daniel Grass; John Stewart; and Ben Agin.  Complete individual results can be found HERE.  Read more about the Stingers' great weekend HERE.

Also, congratulations go out to Summit Country Day for capturing the State Championship in boys' soccer.  The Silver Knights soundly defeated Kidron Central Christian 9-1 in the November 13 State Final.  The win was the squad's second consecutive State Championship and fourth title in the last five years.  Read more HERE.

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