Athletes Of The Week


Grace Kaegi

Summit Country Day - Sophomore

Grace, a sophomore midfielder, helped lead Summit to victories against Indian Hill (2-1) and Cincinnati Christian (5-0) this past week. Her tenacious play in the middle of the field helped the Lady Knights maintain possession and to begin the attack forward. Against Cincinnati Christian, she totaled three assists, including the game-winner. On the season, Grace has scored one goal and assisted five times, second on the team and a new career high in just the first six games of the season.

MacKenzie Atkins

Lockland - Sophomore

When Lockland needed MacKenzie to step into the starting line up this week, she shined in her opportunity. She led the Lady Panthers to victory over Shroder in the fifth set and then willed her team to victory over North College Hill. It's amazing she is only a sophomore, because she plays with the composure of a senior. Her coach is extremely proud of her and expects to hear her name a lot in the next few years for MVC honors.

Julia Thomas and Hannah Landeen

Cincinnati Christian -

Julia, a junior, had 21 saves against Summit in the team's 5-0 loss. Without her, the game would have been even worse. In addition, she had 28 saves this week against Roger Bacon in a 2-0 loss. Hannah, a senior,, played the games of her life against Summit and Roger Bacon, leading the Lady Cougar defense in a much-improved game.

Olivia Brown

Cincinnati Country Day - Senior

Olivia, a senior and Captain for CCDS, helped the Lady Indians improve to 7-1 with a 1-0 victory over DIII rival Madeira and a 6-0 victory over Seven Hills. On Saturday versus Madeira, the midfielder scored on a direct free kick with ten minutes remaining in the game. A two-time All-State player who is committed to the University of Dayton, Olivia directs the squad from the midfield with precision passing and ball movement.

Olivia Hartman

Summit Country Day - Junior

Olivia earned captain of the week this past week for her hard work and positive team attitude. She stepped right into her leadership role this week and helped Summit to three victories against Cincinnati Christian, CCD, and Bethel-Tate, advancing the team to 5-0 in the MVC. In those matches, Olivia had a total of 50 digs and seven aces, with a 97 percent serving percentage. Olivia is a great team player and has become a key addition to Summit's defense this season.

Avery Lawrence and Faith Parker

New Miami -

Avery, a senior, is a team leader who is aggressive with a positive attitude. She is a hard worker who doesn't hesitate to help/encourage younger players. She is the team leader in attacks. Faith, also a senior, is right behind Avery in attacks. She adds some excitement with her blocking, often leading to crucial or game-changing points. Faith leads by example, and is always the first to volunteer help.

Dominic Wilcox

Dayton Christian - Senior

Dominic had two receptions for 97 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, he recorded five tackles, one tackle for loss, and one interception. He also added one punt return for 40 yards.

Emma Grubb

CHCA - Senior

Emma, senior right side hitter for the Lady Eagles, had a .350 kill efficiency last week in four tough matches.

Franklin Steward

North College Hill - Senior

Franklin, a senior quarterback and safety, had 87 yards rushing, 65 yards passing, and 272 all-purpose yards against Wheelersburg. Defensively, he had seven tackles, two assists, two interceptions, and a 90-yard interception return for a touchdown.

Avani Seshiah

Seven Hills - Freshman

Avani is the Lady Stingers' middle blocker who plays all-around. She had a great week with 10 aces, nine kills, and nine blocks!

Cam Davis and Connor Pohl

Cincinnati Country Day -

Cam, a senior quarterback, led the Indians (3-1) to a 42-0 win over Lockland on Friday night. Davis rushed for 107 yards and two touchdowns, and passed for 106 yards and another touchdown. Connor, a junior linebacker, led the Indians' defense to its shutout win over Lockland with 17 tackles, four tackles for loss, two sacks, and a forced fumble.

Chase Gardner

Seven Hills - Senior
Cross Country

Chase won the Division III section of the Eaton Invitational on Saturday. Chase has two wins and two runner-up finishes in the first four meets of the season.

Emerson Washington and Camden Grubbs

Clark Montessori -

Last week against New Miami, Emerson (a junior) had three interceptions. He is leading the conference with five on the season. Emerson is a Captain for the Cougars, and he is a fearless competitor. Camden, a sophomore center, had great snaps the entire game in pistol formation and held down his responsibilities. He has a 3.0 GPA and is also a Captain for Clark Montessori.

Ryan and Evan Estes

Clark Montessori -
Cross Country

Ryan,a junior, finished second at Saturday's Milford Invitational with a time of 16:47 in the 5k varsity race out of 150 runners. Evan, Ryan's eighth grade brother, tied a school record for the two mile with a time of 11:25 placing second out of 281 runners. Coach Wiers is looking forward to the two of them competing as teammates next year!

Amanda Donohue

CHCA - Junior

Amanda is a team Captain and this week provided the game-changing goal in CHCA's match with Georgetown. Amanda has successfully transitioned to the center midfield position from defender with a bang. She is currently ranked fourth in points in the MVC with three goals and four assists in six games. Amanda is a great player and leader both on and off the field.

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