Athletes Of The Week

Week:

Michael Yost

Cincinnati Christian - Senior
Soccer

Michael scored an incredible goal (first of his career) in the Cougars' season finale, topping off an excellent career at Cincinnati Christian.


Payton McElfresh

Miami Valley Christian - Senior
Volleyball

Payton recorded 41 kills, 17 digs, and 33 assists in two matches against Summit Country Day and Cincinnati Christian.


Tyreke King

St. Bernard - Senior
Football

Tyreke, a senior tight end and linebacker, blocked very well all night and had one big catch for nine yards. On the defensive side of the ball, he led the Titans with nine tackles and one assist. Had also recorded two broken-up passes and scored a touchdown on a blocked punt.


Lily Melink

Summit Country Day - Senior
Soccer

In a busy week for Summit, Lily recorded points in all three games. The senior captain recorded an assist in the 5-1 win over St. Ursula, the first win against St. Ursula in Summit’s history. The next night, Lily recorded the game-winning assist against Clark, earning Summit the MVC championship. And on Saturday she scored the game-winning goal against Wyoming, allowing Summit to finish at 15-1 on the season. Lily is committed to play next year at Gettysburg College.


Elizabeth Fahrmeier

Summit Country Day - Freshman
Tennis

Elizabeth, a freshman, won the DII District singles title and advanced to this weekend’s State Championships!


Crystal Ruiz

St. Bernard - Senior
Soccer

Crystal had a good game this past week, as well as a great season. Not only has Crystal proven herself to be a tough defender in the most competitive boys’ soccer league in the state, but she has done so with this being her first year playing soccer. Crystal stands her ground and refuses to be intimidated by anyone. The fact that Crystal has played the majority of the season with a broken toe, only shows her determination, dedication, and love of the game.


CCDS Girls’ Soccer Team

Cincinnati Country Day -
Soccer

The CCDS girls’ soccer team defeated CHCA and Roger Bacon to finish the regular season on a 13-game winning streak with a 14-1-1 record. The Lady Indians will start tournament action on Thursday when they take on the winner of Ross and Blanchester.


Rylie Wichmann

CHCA - Freshman
Volleyball

Rylie, a freshman outside hitter, led the Eagles with a .344 hitting efficiency adding 26 kills to the week. She also tallied 33 digs over the three matches. Rylie was a very consistent piece to finishing the league strong with an MVC title for the Lady Eagles.


Sophie Walden

St. Bernard - Senior
Cross Country

Congratulations to Sophie, a senior, on her runner-up finish at the MVC race on Tuesday.


Brady Abbott

St. Bernard - Senior
Cross Country

Congratulations to Brady, a senior, on earning Second Team All-MVC honors in cross country.


Avani Seshiah

Seven Hills - Sophomore
Volleyball

In the Lady Stingers' two games this past week, Avani had 17 kills, nine blocks, 12 digs, and seven aces. She has shown consistency all season long, and we are now looking forward to the postseason tournament.


Hali Clark

Summit Country Day - Senior
Volleyball

Hali, senior setter and captain, had a great week with 96 assists. Her setting, energy, and leadership were key in Summit's wins against Winton Woods and Seven Hills. Hali has a great court presence, which has helped elevate the Silver Knights to a new level as they start postseason play this week.


Jillian Blatt and Natalie Choo

Seven Hills -
Tennis

Congratulations to Jillian and Natalie, both seniors, for their first place finish in the Sectionals and their fourth place finish in the District tournament held this past weekend. This doubles team qualified for the State tournament last year and qualified Saturday for another visit to the State tournament at the ATP Center in Mason on Friday, October 20. The MVC is represented by Jillian, Natalie, and Summit Country Day freshman, Elizabeth Fahrmeier. All three players battled hard against the Southwest District’s best players and earned a spot in the State Draw.


Abby Smith

Cincinnati Country Day - Sophomore
Cross Country

Abby has been one of the top runners for CCDS all season. Abby was named Second Team All-MVC where she ran her second-best time of the season at Voice of America Park. Abby carries over a 4.0 GPA and takes a full load of Honors and AP courses. She is a true scholar-athlete and is a terrific representative of what Country Day athletes are all about. Look for this sophomore to do big things for CCDS the next two years.


Trey Robinette and Nate Hobbs

New Miami -
Football

Trey, a freshman quarterback for the Vikings, rushed for 148 yards on 19 carries and a touchdown. He added 59 yards passing and three more touchdowns. Nate, a junior defensive back, recorded five tackles and three quarterback sacks in New Miami's win over CCPA.


Maia Kinyalocts

Clark Montessori - Junior
Cross Country

Maia has continued to shine for the Clark Montessori cross country team. With her fifth PR of the season, she place fifth overall in the MVC Meet, earning First Team All-MVC honors for the second consecutive year.


Julian Herman

CHCA - Junior
Football

Julian had nine solo tackles, two assists, and three tackles for loss. On offense, he had two carries for 28 yards and five catches for 80 yards and a touchdown in CHCA's 49-20 win over Summit Country Day.


Toron Brown

Norwood - Senior
Football

Toron, a senior defensive back and wide receiver, had 102 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Toron also had an interception on the defensive side of the ball.


Jeremiah Thompson

Clark Montessori - Sophomore
Football

JT led the team in tackles with 15 against St. Bernard. He also had a sack for the Cougars.


Lorenzo Sparks and Tyler Anderson

North College Hill -
Football

Both of these young men have a 2.7 or higher GPA in school and are good citizens. They both are in North College Hill's "Men of Valor" organization created by our new principal Scott Reisbord. Lorenzo and Tyler both played significant roles in helping the Trojans win Friday night against CCDS 28-0. Lorenzo finished with 156 yards receiving and three interceptions (one for an 85-yard pick-six). Tyler finished with 185 yards receiving and one interception. These young men also start on the varsity basketball team. They both plan on going to college next school year.


Sydney Sauer

CHCA - Junior
Soccer

Sydney has done a great job coming off the bench this year providing much-needed fresh legs and game-changing spark. Recently she has done a great job filling holes left by injuries without skipping a beat. She is a tremendous leader on and off the field. She has recorded three goals in three straight matches against the likes of Cincinnati Country Day and Reading. All of this while maintaining the highest GPA on the team.


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