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FOOTBALL:  The 2015 champion CHCA Eagles look to defend their Miami Valley Conference Scarlet Division title this fall, while Dayton Christian hopes to defend its Gray Division championship.  CHCA enters week five as the MVC's lone remaining undefeated squad at 5-0.

BOYS' GOLF:  The 2015 MVC championship went to Seven Hills, their ninth title since 2004.  CHCA qualified for the State Championships in 2015, as did the Stingers' Jack Lane.  The 2016 MVC championship went to Summit Country Day, with Cincinnati Christian's Brady Roberts capturing medalist honors.  Brady was also named Player of the Year in the MVC.  Coach of the Year honors went to Summit Country Day's Tim Jedding.

GIRLS' GOLF:  Although the MVC doesn't sponsor girls' golf due to a limited number of teams, the Conference is always well represented in postseason action.  

GIRLS' TENNIS:  The Seven Hills Lady Stingers finished as Conference championships last fall for the third consecutive season.  In addition, Summit Country Day's Kathryn Adam returns after advancing to the State Championships in 2015 in doubles action.  She will have to find a new partner, as Sarah Bissantz graduated.

BOYS' SOCCER:  In the always-competitive MVC, Summit Country Day won the title last season with a 7-0 Conference record.  The Silver Knights went on to win the State Division III Championship!  This fall has begun with Summit Country Day and Cincinnati Country Day without a loss in MVC play as of September 25.

GIRLS' SOCCER:  Summit Country Day won the MVC crown in 2015, as well as the State Division III Championship!  The Conference title was the squad's fifth championship in the last eight seasons.  The Lady Knights and Cincinnati Country Day are the two remaining unbeaten squads (in MVC action) as of September 25.

BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY:  The Clark Cougars ended Summit Country Day's six-year reign as MVC champions last fall by capturing their first cross country title in school history.  The Knights' Tullus Dean, Seven Hills' Chase Gardner, and Clark's Ryan Estes are expected to return after advancing to the State Meet in 2015.  This year's MVC Championships are scheduled for October 11 at VOA Park in West Chester.

GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY:  The Lady Knights from Summit Country Day won their seventh straight MVC crown last year.  In addition, CHCA's Rachel Haslem returns after advancing to the State Championships in 2015.  This year's MVC Championships are scheduled for October 11 at VOA Park in West Chester.

VOLLEYBALL:  New Miami and Cincinnati Christian won their respective Divisional titles in 2015, but things will have to change in 2016.  The Lady Vikings captured the Gray Division title, but will move to the Scarlet Division this fall - the Division that Cincinnati Christian won!  Seven Hills currently sits atop the Gray Division with a 7-0 record, while Summit Country Day leads the Scarlet Division with a 6-0 mark.

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 is a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Week award, announced September 20.  Vote HERE.

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 is a finalist for the Gold Star Chili Football Team of the Week award, announced September 25.  Vote HERE.

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

FOOTBALL
CHCA (#1 in Division V)
North College Hill (#3 in Division V)
Summit Country Day (#2 in Divisions VI-VII)
Cincinnati Country Day (#4 in Divisions VI-VII)
Dayton Christian (#5 in Divisions VI-VII)
St. Bernard (#10 in Divisions VI-VII)

BOYS' SOCCER
Summit Country Day (#1 in Division III)
Cincinnati Country Day (#3 in Division III)
Seven Hills (#5 in Division III)
Clark Montessori (#7 in Division III)
Cincinnati Christian (#8 in Division III)

GIRLS' SOCCER
Cincinnati Country Day (#1 in Division III)
Summit Country Day (#2 in Division III)
CHCA (#6 in Division III)
Seven Hills (#8 in Division III)

VOLLEYBALL
Summit Country Day (#5 in Divisions III-IV)
Seven Hills (#7 in Divisions III-IV)
CHCA (#8 in Divisions III-IV)
Cincinnati Christian (#9 in Divisions III-IV)

BOYS' GOLF
Summit Country Day (#3 in Divisions II-III)
Cincinnati Country Day (#5 in Divisions II-III)
Cincinnati Christian (#7 in Divisions II-III)
Seven Hills (#8 in Divisions II-III)

GIRLS' GOLF
Summit Country Day (#6 in Division II)
CHCA (#7 in Division II)
Cincinnati Country Day (#8 in Division II)

BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY
Clark Montessori (#6 in Divisions II-III)

GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY
No MVC teams in this week's poll

GIRLS' TENNIS
Seven Hills (#2 in Division II)
Summit Country Day (#3 in Division II)
Cincinnati Country Day (#5 in Division II)
CHCA (#7 in Division II)

SPRING ATHLETES COMPETE AT STATE

Cincinnati Country Day's Kevin Yu (singles) and Vishaal Nalagatla and Shashank Reddy (doubles) and Summit Country Day's Jared Hochwalt and Calvin Spanbauer (doubles) advanced to the May 27-28 OHSAA Tennis Championships in Mason!  Yu, Nalagatla, and Reddy each walked away with State Championships, while Hochwalt and Spanbauer finished fourth overall!  To top off a remarkable weekend, the Indians then captured the State team title the following day!  Read more HERE.  Congratulations!

In track and field, the following athletes qualified for the June 3-4 State Track Meet:  In Division III, the Summit Country Day Silver Knights 3200 meter relay team of Conrad Coldiron, Elijah Weaver, Scott Kinross, and Lundy Wright (finished eleventh); Cincinnati Country Day's Darryn Jordan (100 meters - finished ninth) and the Regional Champion 400 meter relay team of Justin Ramey, John Blang, Jalen Mundy, and Jordan (finished second); Seven Hills' Matthew Marquardt (800 meters - finished fifteenth); and Cincinnati Christian's Matthew Floyd (800 meters - finished sixteenth) and the Lady Cougars 400 meter relay team of Maria Coffee, Nia Everson, Laura Kindell, and Serenity McCardle (Did not finish).  Complete Division III results can be found HERE.  In Division II, North College Hill's Zavonte Chichester (110 hurdles - finished twelfth) and Aniya Jones (800 meters - finished fourteenth) advanced as well.  Complete Division II results can be found HERE.

In lacrosse, the Summit Country Day boys' and girls' lacrosse squads EACH advanced to the State Final Four!  The Silver Knights fell to Worthington Kilbourne in the State final-four on June 1. Read more HERE.  The Lady Knights also fell to Chagrin Falls in the State semis on June 3.  Read more HERE.

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SOFTBALL:  Congratulations to the CHCA Lady Eagles for winning its second straight MVC Scarlet Division crown this spring.  The Gray Division championship goes to the Lady Vikings of New Miami.  Players of the Year honors went to Cincinnati Country Day's Missy Dieckman-Meyer (Scarlet) and New Miami's Casey Burr (Gray).  Coaches of the Year recognition went to CHCA's Diane Barghini (Scarlet) and New Miami's Misty Sapp (Gray).  POSTSEASON AWARDS:  First Team All-Metro honors went to CHCA's Cassidy Yeomans and Camryn Olson, Cincinnati Country Day's Missy Dieckman-Meyer, and Cincinnati Christian's Madison Adams.  Cincinnati Christian's Jenna Monk earned Second Team honors.  All-State recognition went to Cincinnati Country Day's Missy Dieckman-Meyer.

BASEBALL:  CHCA captured the Scarlet Division title this spring, the Eagles' thirteenth consecutive championship!  The Gray Division title will be shared by New Miami and Seven Hills.  MVC Player of the Year awards went to Summit Country Day's Connor McMurry (Pitcher of the Year), CHCA's Chase Murray (Scarlet), and New Miami's Christian Acus (Gray).  Coaches of the Year honors went to Summit Country Day's Triffon Callos (Scarlet) and New Miami's Ralph Lunsford (Gray).  POSTSEASON AWARDS:  The OHSBCA All-Ohio team included the following MVC players:  In Division III, Summit Country Day's Connor McMurry (Second Team) and Clark Montessori's Trevor Theuerling (Honorable Mention) were honored.

BOYS' TRACK:  The Indians of Cincinnati Country Day repeated as MVC Champions this spring behind Coach of the Year Steven Conner.  The squad won its third title in the last five seasons.  Runner of the Year honors went to North College Hill's Zavante Chichester.  A tip of the cap to Buffalo Wild Wings for sponsoring the hospitality room during the Conference Meet!  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Division III District Track Meet results can be found HERE.  Congratulations to Cincinnati Country Day for capturing the District title.  Division II Section I results can be found HERE and Section II results HERE.  Division III Regional results can be found HERE.  Division II results can be found HERE.  State qualifiers are listed above.

GIRLS' TRACK:  Summit Country Day won the 2016 Conference Meet, the school's second title ever as a member of the MVC.  Runner of the Year went to Summit Country Day's Sydni Brooks, while the Silver Knights' Kim Horning earned Coach of the Year recognition.  A tip of the cap to Buffalo Wild Wings for sponsoring the hospitality room during the Conference Meet!  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  Division III District Track Meet results can be found HERE.  Cincinnati Country Day finished as District runner-up.  Division II District results can be found HERE.  Division III Regional results can be found HERE.  Division II Regional results can be found HERE.  State qualifiers are listed above.

BOYS' TENNIS:  Cincinnati Country Day won its fifth consecutive MVC boys' tennis title this spring.  Player of the Year recognition went to Cincinnati Country Day's Kevin Yu, while Coach of the Year honors went to Seven Hills' Tim Drew.  POSTSEASON UPDATES:  The following players advanced to the District tournament:  Cincinnati Country Day's Kevin Yu and the doubles teams of Vishaal Nalagatla and Shashank Reddy and Manav Midha and Hershel Albert; Seven Hills' Nicholas Williams and the doubles team of Jacob Stavsky and Max Yuan; and Summit Country Day's Patrick Casanas and the doubles team of Jared Hochwalt and Calvin Spanbauer  Read more HERE.  STATE BOUND:  Jared Hochwalt and Calvin Spanbauer, Vishaal Nalagatla and Shashank Reddy, and Kevin Yu all advanced to the May 27-28 State Tournament!  POSTSEASON AWARDS:  Congratulations to Cincinnati Country Day's Kevin Yu (singles) and Vishaal Nalagatla and Shashank Reddy (doubles) and Summit Country Day's Jared Hochwalt and Calvin Spanbauer (doubles) for being named Ohio Tennis Coaches Association First Team All-State selections.  See the complete list HERE.

BOYS' LACROSSE:  Congratulations to the Summit Country Day Silver Knights for capturing the Conference championship.  Summit Country Day's Harrison Schertzinger was named Player of the Year and the Silver Knights' Pat Collura was named Coach of the Year.  POSTSEASON AWARDS:  Ohio High School Lacrosse Coaches' Association Division II First Team All-Region awards went to Summit Country Day's Allen Waltz, Joseph Delworth, Henry Schertzinger, Harrison Schertzinger, Lennox Brooks, Hank Seltman, and Seven Hills' Reed Russell.  Second Team honors went to Summit's Connor Lyle, while Honorable Mention recognition went to Cincinnati Country Day's Sam Jenkins and Connor Pohl, CHCA's Kyle Renners and Mitch Kennedy, Seven Hills' Danny Rogers and Trey Keiser, and Summit's Nick Carcieri and Eric Kroenke.  Coach of the Year honors went to the Silver Knights' Pat Collura.

GIRLS' LACROSSE:  Summit Country Day won its second consecutive MVC title this spring.  All-MVC awards went to Summit Country Day's Sydney Beckmeyer (Player of the Year) and to Seven Hills' Susan Robinson (Coach of the Year).  POSTSEASON AWARDS:  OSLCA All-District honors went to Cincinnati Country Day's Jane Brooks (Second Team) and Hannah Hess (Honorable Mention); CHCA's Chazz Powell (Honorable Mention); Seven Hills' Claire Stewart (Second Team) and Lauren Collette (Honorable Mention); and Summit Country Day's Sydney Beckmeyer and Katie Byrne (First Team), Claire Hellman (Second Team), and Helena March (Honorable Mention).  OSLCA All-State recognition went to Summit Country Day's Sydney Beckmeyer (First Team) and Katie Byrne (Second Team).

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