GE’s Thomas, Batavia boys soccer win sectionals

November 7th, 2009    Author: Richard Crawford    Filed Under: Sports

Clermont County’s autumn sports squads have been competing on the sectional, district, regional, and state levels.

Girls Soccer

Division I

Milford defeated Western Brown 7-0 on the winners’ home field. Netting the goals for the E-Gals were C. G. Bryant with two, and Price, Lindsey Bartsch, Kelly Yee, Ashli Bowling, and Katie Matson one each. Hillary Woodall made three saves to preserve the shut out.

The E-Gals followed up with another blanking, this one against Loveland 3-0, again at Charity Lucas Memorial Stadium. Yee, Krista Adams, and Kelsey Fallon netted the goals for the Red and White. Maddie Bunnell was the stingy goal keeper.

Three is a charm as Milford won another. Mason's Comets were the victim this time 1-0 in a game played at Winton Woods. Sam Arbutina made the points for the Clermont countians and Bunnell made 12 saves in front of the goal.

Glen Este lost at Kings 3-0. The Trojans made eight shots at the Knights' goal.

Amelia was whitewashed by Turpin 3-0 on the winners' turf. The Barons made two shots at the Spartans' goal.

Division II

Batavia edged Bethel-Tate 1-0 in an inter-county, inter-conference battle at the country seat. Holly Harris made the point for the Bulldogs and Brittany Luginbuhl recorded the blanking with her eight blocks of Tiger shots.

The Green and White gained another 1-0 victory, this time Clinton-Massie's Falcons suffered the defeat on the Bulldogs' turf. Harris tallied for the triumphant and Luginbuhl made 14 more saves in front of the goal.

Batavia was finally ousted 4-1 by Madeira's Mustangs at Turpin. Becca Fink scored for the Bulldogs.

Clermont Northeastern pummeled Purcell Marian's Cavaliers 6-0 in Owensville. Racking up the points for the Rockets were Emily White with three and Jennifer Werring, Emma Wright, and Sarah Mantel one each. Ashley Gilkerson was Northeastern's stingy goal keeper.

Indian Hill's Braves eliminated the Blue and Gold 3-0 on the winners' soil. Northeastern made two shots at the enemy's goal.

New Richmond lost to Mariemont's Warriors 6-0 on the winners' field.

Williamsburg lost to McNicholas 6-0 on the Rockets' launch pad. The Wildcats made two shots at the enemy's goal.

Madeira eliminated another county team, this time it was Felicity 12-0 in the Mustangs' corral.

Boys Soccer

Division I

Milford won easily over Western Brown 11-0 at Milford.

Amelia nipped Winton Woods' Warriors 1-0 at the barony.

Glen Este was ousted by Oak Hills' 4-0 on the winners' field. The Trojans made six shots at the Highlanders' goal.

Division II

Batavia won the sectional championship with a convincing 4-0 victory over Norwood's Indians. Senior striker Matt Walker scored three of the Bulldogs' goals and junior midfielder Jordan Richardson produced the other point. Senior Nolan O'Brien registered the shut out by halting all three of the enemy's shots at the Green and White's goal. The game took place at Cincinnati Hills Christian.

To get to the title game, the Bulldogs tromped Taylor's Yellow Jackets 10-1 at Seven Hills. Matt Walker scored five goals, Will Walker and Nathan Sisodia two, and Alec Bowling one.

New Richmond lost at home to Taylor 3-0. The Lions made three shots at the Yellow Jackets' goal.

Goshen lost at Indian Hill to the Braves' 4-0. The Warriors' took one shot at the opponents' goal.

Wyoming wasted little time in clobbering Clermont Northeasern 8-0 on the Cowboys' ranch. The Blue and Gold took four shots at the competition's goal.

Norwood beat Bethel-Tate 4-2 on the winners' soil. Tyler Bullock netted both points for the Fighting Tigers.

Girls Cross Country

The girls sectional cross country meets took place at Voice of America Park.

Michelle Thomas, Glen Este junior, was the champion of the Division I Race A completing the course in 19-minutes, 5.8-seconds. Michelle Telting, a sophomore, and Kelly Johnson, a senior, both of Milford, also advanced with the respective place and times of third (19:55.7) and 16th (20:42.40).

Saint Ursula won the 14-team race with 76 points, Milford was ninth with 199, and Glen Este, 10th, 255.

In Division II, Andi Lanigan of Bethel-Tate qualified for the district meet by placing seventh in 21:57.

Indian Hill was the titlist of the nine-team chase with 36 points, New Richmond was third with 83, and Batavia, ninth, 262.

Boys Cross Country

The boys sectional cross country meets also took place at Voice of America Park.

In Division I, St. Xavier's Bombers were the Race A champions over a field of 14 teams with a total of 36 points. Milford was eighth with 229.

Race B was won by Mason's Comets over a field of 13 squads. Glen Este was 10th with 269, and Amelia, 12th, 385.

In Division II, Blanchester's Wildcats made 101 points to emerge victorious over a field of 13 teams. Bethel-Tate was sixth with 126, New Richmond, seventh, 161, Batavia, 11th, 254, Goshen, 12th, 279, and Clermont Northeastern, 13th, 377.

Three Clermont countians qualified for the district race. Junior Timmy Hall of New Richmond was seventh in 18:21.50, senior Lance Lambert of Bethel-Tate was 10th in 18:30.60, and junior Nate McQueen of Goshen was 11th in 18:34.


Division I

Amelia lost to Loveland at Lakota West High School 19-25, 26-24, 27-29, 25-11, 15-9.

Glen Este was beaten by Fairfield's Indians 25-13, 25-17, 26-24 at Lakota East High School.

Milford also lost to Fairfield at Lakota East 22-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-17.

Division II

This tournament takes place at Goshen High School.

Bethel-Tate took it on the chin from McNicholas 25-17, 25-8, 25-6.

Division III

This tournament takes place at Blanchester High School.

Batavia upended Georgetown's G-Women 18-25, 25-11, 25-19, 25-22.

Clermont Northeastern defeated the host Wildcats 25-17, 25-14, 25-22.

The Blue and Gold followed up that game with another triumph, this one over next-door neighbor Batavia 28-26, 25-19, and 25-21.

Division IV

This tournament takes place at Williamsburg High School.

The host Wildcats walloped Miami Valley Christian's Lions 25-13, 25-18, 23-25, 25-13.
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