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Athletes from the ten MVC schools participated in the Conference's annual service project at the Vineyard Church Healing Center on December 4. This is just one of the many things our Conference does that our athletes, parents, athletic directors, principals, and superintendents are proud to be a part of. The athletes can be seen HERE. Even the athletic directors took part in the project, click HERE.
All-City selections were as follows: Ishan Ghildyal and Brady Roberts (Cincinnati Country Day) and Brian Goertemoeller and Ben King (Seven Hills). Ishan was named Golfer of the Year and Jonathan Williams (CHCA) Coach of the Year in the Conference!
Congratulations to Cincinnati Country Day's Danielle Wolf, who was named to the All-Ohio First Team in late October. See list HERE. She was the Sectional and District singles champion this fall. She advanced to the State championships where she finished third! Danielle was also named Player of the Year and Tim Drew (Seven Hills) Coach of the Year in the Conference! Congratulations!
All-City selections were as follows: Summit's Barnard Baker (Private School Coach of the Year), Christian Hay (Player of the Year), Matt DeJesus, Austin Smythe (Summit Country Day), Dominic Isadore, Nate Gibson, Will Cohen (Cincinnati Country Day), Max Pochobradsky, Mason Mayfield, Chris Brenning (Seven Hills), Noah Wesley-Chevalier, Ian Patton, Joe Gallagher (Clark Montessori), and Will Phillips (CHCA). Christian was named Player of the Year and Coach Baker Coach of the Year in the Conference!
All-State selections included CHCA's Bryan Daniel (OHSAA Sportsmanship, Ethics, and Integrity Award), Summit's Barnard Baker (Private School Coach of the Year), Christian Hay (Player of the Year) and Matt DeJesus (Summit Country Day), Nate Gibson and Dominic Isadore (Cincinnati Country Day), and Max Pochobradsky (Seven Hills).
All-City selections were as follows: Summit's Mike Fee (Private School Coach of the Year), Bryce Hueber (Player of the Year), Meredith Schertzinger, Mia Schreibeis, Emily Wiser (Summit Country Day), Kelsey Zimmers, Olivia Brown, Ashley Streit (Cincinnati Country Day), Keely Brown (Cincinnati Christian), Casey Ochs (CHCA), Libby Gerhardt (Seven Hills), Jacklyn Watson (Clark Montessori), and Jessica Helphinstine (St. Bernard). Bryce was named Player of the Year and Coach Fee Coach of the Year in the Conference!
All-State selections included Bryce Hueber (Player of the Year) and Meredith Schertzinger (Summit Country Day) and Kelsey Zimmers (Cincinnati Country Day).
All-City selections can be viewed HERE. Congratulations to CHCA's Mariah Warburton and Rachel Wichmann who were named Coach and Player of the Year respectively. Cincinnati Christian's Teresa Bowden earned the Coach's Achievement Award. Rachel joins teammate Emily Beckes and CCD's Kat Mapes, Seven Hills' Lauren Weems, and Cincinnati Christian's Emily Cornett as members of the All-City First Team squad! Rachel and Desiree Maynard (Lockland) were named Players of the Year and Coach Warburton and Amanda Mayer (New Miami) Coaches of the Year in the Conference!
BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY:
Summit Country Day reigned as Conference, District, and Regional Champs and advanced to the State championships. The Silver Knights placed fourth in the State behind Mason Moore's 25th place finish! Mason was named Runner of the Year and Kurtis Smith (Summit Country Day) Coach of the Year in the Conference!
All-City selections included Mason and Silver Knight teammates John Murdock, Will Mackey, Connor Shaw, Grady Stuckman, and Tullus Dean. Congratulations!
GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY:
Summit Country Day won the District Championship, placed second in the Regional race, and tenth in the State Championships! Ellie Adams placed 34th in the State to go along with her District title. Ellie was named Runner of the Year and Kurtis Smith (Summit Country Day) Coach of the Year in the Conference.
All-City selections were highlighted by Ellie's Runner of the Year award and Coach Smith's Coach of the Year honors. Joining them on the All-City Team were teammates Sophie Adams, Emily Ray, and Sofia Ordonez. Congratulations!
AP All-District football selections include Summit's Antonio Woods and Michael Barwick who were named Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year respectively. CHCA's Eric Taylor and CCD's Tim Dunn were named Coaches of the Year. Other First team picks include CCD's J.R. Menifee, Mantero Moreno-Cheek, C.J. Suggs, Darryn Jordan; CHCA's Jacob Halter, Ryan Prescott, Nick Marsh; North College Hill's Mikel Winkfield; Clark Montessori's Jordan Whaley-Watson, and Cincinnati Christian's Cody Leach.
AP All-State Updates: Congratulations to CHCA's Eric Taylor for being named the AP Division V State Coach of the Year! The Eagles' Nick Marsh was named to the All-State First Team! Second Team honors went to CHCA's Ryan Prescott and Jacob Halter, while North College Hill's Mikel Winkfield was named to the Third Team and Clark Montessori's Jordan Whaley-Watson earned Special Mention honors!
Congratulations to Summit's Antonio Woods and Michael Barwick for being named to the AP Division VI All-Ohio First Team. CCD's Tim Dunn was named Coach of the Year! Other Division VI All-State selections included Summit's C.J. Suggs and CCD's J.R. Menifee and Darryn Jordan, who were named to the Third Team. The Indians' Mantero Moreno-Cheek was named to the Special Mention squad!
The Conference's lone Division VII All-State selection was Cincinnati Christian's Cody Leach, who was named to the Special Mention squad. Congratulations!
SPECIAL MVC AWARDS:
James Wright Coaching Excellence Awards: David Fulcher (Cincinnati Christian - Football), Carl Wiers (Clark - Cross Country), and James Macke (St. Bernard - Football). Congratulations!
Dick Snyder Sportsmanship Awards: Ronnika Robbinson (North College Hill), Jacob Newton (New Miami), Elizabeth Weisenfelder (Cincinnati Country Day), Abby Reiner (Cincinnati Christian), Jonah Gardner (CHCA), Taylor Hopkins (Clark Montessori), Emily Wiser (Summit Country Day), Bennett Smith (Seven Hills), Charlie Brewer (Lockland), and Scott Wesley (St. Bernard). Congratulations!
The Summit Country Day Silver Knights defeated Mansfield Christian 2-1 in the State DIII finals November 9 to win their second consecutive boys' soccer championship. Goals were scored by Brendan Jones and Charlie Maciejewski. Fitting ending for head coach Barnard Baker who is stepping down as Summit's coach. Read more HERE. In addition, Christian Hay and Lady Knights player Bryce Hueber were both named ALL-AMERICANS for their play this fall! Congratulations!
Cincinnati Country Day's Ishan Ghildyal qualified for his third trip to the State golf tournament after firing a 75 at the October 3 District tournament at Weatherwax a Golf Course. The State championships were held October 11-12 at Ohio State University's Scarlet Course in Columbus. Ishan shot a two-day total of 169 at the State tournament. Read more HERE and HERE