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The Miami Valley Conference hosts a First Team Recognition program during the winter recognizing those athletes and coaches who excelled during the winter sports season. This winter's event was held at Cincinnati Country Day on March 9. To see the program from the ceremony, click HERE.
GIRLS' BASKETBALL: MVC UPDATE: Congratulations to North College Hill (Scarlet) and Cincinnati Christian (Gray) for capturing MVC Divisional titles this winter. League Player of the Year honors went to Seven Hills' Lauren Weems (Scarlet) and Cincinnati Christian's Abby Wolford (Gray). MVC Coach of the Year honors went to North College Hill's Nathaniel Snow (Scarlet) and Cincinnati Christian's Paul Owens (Gray). DISTRICT HONORS: Lauren and Abby were also named to the AP All-District First Team, along with CHCA's Marissa Koob. Other All-District recipients included North College Hill's D'Aja Turner (Third Team) and Victoria Morris (Special Mention) and Cincinnati Christian's Kirsten Cameron (Special Mention), Summit Country Day's Gabbi Gehner (Special Mention), and New Miami's Casey Burr (Special Mention). STATE HONORS: Abby and Marissa received DIII All-State Third Team honors from the AP, while Lauren earned DIV Special Mention recognition.
BOYS' BASKETBALL: SUMMIT FALLS IN REGIONAL FINALS: Summit Country Day defeated Blanchester 70-24 in round one and Deer Park 65-40 in second round play. The Silver Knights then defeated Mariemont 81-64 March 1 to advance to the District final against Anna March 4. Read more HERE. The Silver Knights downed Anna 56-51 (click HERE) to win their fifth District title in the last six years, and adavanced to Regionals against Chaminade Julienne. The Silver Knights withstood a ferocious comeback from the Eagles and hit their free throws down the stretch to defeat CJ 47-38. Read more HERE. Summit fell to Roger Bacon in the Regional final match-up 49-46 to finish the season 22-6! Read more HERE. Congratulations to Coach Bradley and the Silver Knights on a great season! MVC UPDATE: Congratulations to Summit Country Day (Scarlet) and CHCA and St. Bernard (Gray) for winning MVC Divisional titles. MVC Player of the Year honors went to Summit Country Day's Antonio Woods (Scarlet) and St. Bernard-Elmwood Place's Kyle Remley. Conference Coach of the Year recipients were Clark Montessori's Scott Kerr (Scarlet) and St. Bernard-Elmwood Place's Michael Radtke (Gray). DISTRICT HONORS: AP All-District honors went to Antonio (Player of the Year and First Team) and Kyle (Second Team), as well as Clark Montessori's Malik Rhodes (Second Team) and CHCA's Prince Sammons (Special Mention). STATE HONORS: Woods capped off his great career by being named to the DIII First Team All-State squad! Malik was named to the Honorable Mention team! Great honors for both of these young men!
WRESTLING: MVC UPDATE: Congratulations to North College Hill for capturing the Conference championship, the Trojans' seventh in a row. CHCA's Kealii Cummings was named MVC Wrestler of the Year, while North College Hill's Tim Sies earned MVC Coach of the Year honors.
BOYS' SWIMMING AND DIVING: STATE DIVING RESULTS: Summit Country Day's Stewart Spanbuaer capped off a fantastic season by finishing fourth in the State! Cincinnati Christian's Phillip Lunt placed twelfth. Congratulations to both young men! STATE SWIMMING RESULTS: The Seven Hills Stingers placed fourth in the State, led by Panos Skoufalos, who was the STATE CHAMPION in the 100 Back and runner-up in the 50 Free. The Stingers' Matthew Marquardt finished right behind Panos in the 100 Back as well as seventh in the 100 Fly. Read more HERE. Panos and Matthew teamed with Sean Gray and Pearce Kieser to finish second in the 400 Free Relay. Jason Guo joined Panos, Matthew, and Pearce to also finish runner-up in the 200 Medley Relay. Pearce also placed fifth in the 100 Free and seventh in the 100 Breast. Sean finished eighteenth in the 100 Free, while Tigar Cyr finished sixteenth in the 200 Free. Cincinnati Country Day's Malcolm Doepke finished fifteenth in the 500 Free. Complete boys' results can be found HERE. MVC UPDATE: Congratulations to Seven Hills for winning the league title and to the Stingers' Tiger Cyr for receiving MVC Swimmer of the Year honors. Seven Hills' Allie Henges earned MVC Coach of the Year honors.
GIRLS' SWIMMING AND DIVING: STATE DIVING RESULTS: Summit Country Day's Allison Brophy finished second at the State Diving Meet. Read more HERE. A remarkable end to an excellent season! STATE SWIMMING RESULTS: District girls' swimming competition saw Cincinnati Country Day's Allie Wooden advance to State in a pair of events. She won the 100 Free and finished second in the 200 Free. Read more HERE. At the State Meet, Allie finished second in the 200 Free and fourth in the 100 Free! She was also a part of the 200 Free Relay (with Holly Jacobs, Kira Hughes, and Celia Macrae) which set a new school record in placing twelfth and the 400 Free Relay (again with Holly, Kira, and Celia) which placed eleventh. CHCA's Kendall Hart placed third in the 100 Fly, setting a school record as well, and twenty-third in the 100 Breast. Cincinnati Christian's Morgan Keiner finished twentieth in the 50 Free and twenty-fourth in the 100 Fly. Payton Keiner finished seventh in the 100 Back and ninth in the 200 IM. Summit Country Day's Maddie Amend finished fifteenth in the 500 Free. Seven Hills' Ellie Wilson placed seventh in the 100 Breast. Complete girls' results can be found HERE. MVC UPDATE: Congratulations to Cincinnati Country Day for coming away with the Conference title. The Lady Indians' Allie Wooden received MVC Swimmer of the Year recognition, while Clark Montessori's O.J. Mesina earned MVC Coach of the Year honors.
BOYS' BOWLING: MVC UPDATE: Congratulations to Seven Hills for earning the first-ever Conference championship in the sport of boys' bowling! Tip of the cap to head coach Robin Wilson for winning MVC Coach of the Year accolades. The Stingers' Corey Wilson was named MVC Bowler of the Year as well.
GYMNASTICS: DISTRICT UPDATES: Congratulations to both Seven Hills and Cincinnati Country Day for advancing to the District competition on February 22. Seven Hills finished twelfth while Cincinnati Country Day finished fourteenth.
Congratulations to Summit Country Day's Antonio Woods, who picked up career point number 1000 in a game against MVC foe North College Hill on January 10. His driving lay-up early in the opening quarter put him over the 1000-point mark and into the Silver Knights' history book. Antonio played on the 2012 State champion basketball squad, as well as leading the Silver Knights to four consecutive playoff appearances as quarterback of the football squad. Antonio has committed to the University of Pennsylvania. Click HERE.
Antonio is not alone in the elite 1000-point club either, as Cincinnati Christian's Abby Wolford joined him on February 1 in a game against visiting Summit Country Day. Abby sank a free throw in the middle of the second quarter to surpass the 1000-point mark on her way to a 21-point performance against the Lady Knights. The Lady Cougars fell to Summit, but that didn't put a damper on Abby's big night! Click HERE. In addition, Abby eclipsed Sarah Carroll's 2008-09 single season scoring record of 432 points when she finished the season with 454 points!
CHCA (#1 in Divisions II-IV)
Summit Country Day (#5 in Divisions II-IV)
No MVC teams in Top Ten
Lockland (#4 in Divisions II-III)
Cincinnati Country Day (#7 in Divisions II-III)
Clark Montessori (#8 in Divisions II-IV)
North College Hill (#9 in Divisions II-III)
Cincinnati Country Day and North College Hill (#4 in Divisions II-III)
Summit Country Day (#6 in Divisions II-III)
Seven Hills (#1 in Division II)
Cincinnati Country Day (#2 in Division II)
CHCA (#5 in Division II)
Summit Country Day (#6 in Division II)
Seven Hills (#10 in all Divisions)
Summit Country Day (#5 in all Divisions)
CHCA's Cameron Varga is among the finalists for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week, announced April 16. Vote HERE.
Cincinnati Country Day's Patrick Wildman was among those in contention for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week for the week of March 25. Patrick is a tennis player and golfer for the Indians.
Cincinnati Christian's Abby Wolford was among the finalists for the LaRosa's a MVP of the week for the week of February 3.
Antonio Woods, point guard for the Summit Silver Knights, was named the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award winner for the week of December 24.
A pair of MVC athletes were in contention for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week Award for December 17, Summit's Bryce Hueber and Seven Hills' Lauren Weems. Congratulations!
Antonio Woods was nominated as the WCPO Player of the Week for his performance in the opening round of the football playoffs. He led the Summit Silver Knights to a 55-28 win over Cincinnati Country Day by throwing for four touchdowns and rushing for three more.
Cincinnati Christian's Kameron Antwine was nominated for the Ohio National Guard Player of the Week for week ten. The Cougars completed a fine 6-4 season with a victory over St. Bernard. Kameron led the way with 147 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns.
Antonio Woods was nominated again, this time by WCPO, for his week ten performance for the Silver Knights. Antonio led Summit to a 42-8 win over Lockland with 250 yards in total offense and three touchdowns.
Summit Country Day's Antonio Woods was nominated for the Enquirer Player of the Week for week nine action. The senior rushed for over 250 yards and four touchdowns and threw for two more scores in the Silver Knights' 46-6 victory over Dayton Christian.
The Titans' Dan Rayford was nominated as the Ohio National Guard Cincinnati Football Player of the Week (for week nine). He threw for 160 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Titans' 32-25 win against visiting New Miami.
St. Bernard's Kyle Remley was nominated for WCPO's Football Player of the Week for his play against New Miami in week nine, a 32-25 Titan victory. He accounted for 80 yards in total offense, but added 1.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries, a forced fumble, and a 20-yard touchdown on one of his fumble recoveries. Congratulations Kyle!
CHCA's Nick Marsh and Cincinnati Country Day's J.R. Menifee were up for the Enquirer Player of the Week award for their week five performances on the gridiron. Nick rushed 26 times for over 200 yards and three touchdowns in the Eagles' big 38-10 victory over Summit. J.R. rushed for 137 yards and four touchdowns in the Indians' 41-21 win against Cincinnati Christian. He was also up for the WCPO Tri-State Football Player of the Week Award!
Cincinnati Christian's Spencer Fox was selected as the Enquirer's Player of the Week award for his play during week seven of the football season. Spencer was 11-for-21 passing for 300 yards and five touchdowns in the Cougars' 49-12 win over Dayton Christian.