Despite some good individual efforts, not one of Clermont County’s high school varsity volleyball teams has emerged with a winning record in recent competition as the teams near tournament time. The Trojans have made the best showing of the 10 Clermont contingents. They defeated Mariemont’s Warriors in non-league action 25-19, 25-6.
Matt and Will Walker have recently been recognized for their prowess in high school soccer. Matt is a striker and Will is a midfielder. Matt was recruited by and has committed to Xavier University and Will is doing likewise with Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill. The twin sons of Robert and Stephanie Walker have been dominant forces in the local soccer scene for many years.
New Richmond has increased its winning streak to six straight. Goshen and Milford have been on four-game victory spans. Bethel-Tate continues to win. The Lions (6-0) gnarled Batavia (2-4) 46-0 at the Bulldogs’ homecoming. Following a scoreless first stanza, the Red and Black was on top the remainder of the way 12-0 and 33-0.
Milford, Amelia, and New Richmond have gone undefeated in a span of Clermont County high school varsity girls tennis action. The E-Gals conquered Colerain’s Cardinals in a non-league confrontation.
Bethel-Tate’s Lance Lambert, a senior, and Andi Lanigan, a sophomore, paced Clermont County’s competitors in their respective boys and girls races at the annual Bethel-Tate Invitational. Blanchester was the boys team winner with 88 points, Mason County (Ky.) had 101, Western Brown 104.
New Richmond continues as Clermont County’s only unbeaten high school varsity football squad. Bethel-Tate, Glen Este, Goshen, and Milford also emerged off the muddy girdirons last Friday night very wet and muddy, but victorious. New Richmond (5-0) shut out Clermont Northeastern (0-5) 27-0 at the Rockets’ homecoming. The Lions led at the end of each quarter 7-0, 20-0, and 20-0.
Arch-rivals Batavia and Williamsburg have been undergoing the best success in the early going of the Clermont County high school varsity girls soccer season. he Bulldogs defeated Felicity 7-0 in the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division.
Bethel-Tate owns a comfortable lead after two of the five rounds have been played in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division Golf Tournament. The Tigers (BT) have made a two-round, 18-hole total of 312 shots, Western Brown (WB) 365, New Richmond (NR) 390, Goshen (Gos) 394, and CNE 439.
Clermont County’s two high school varsity girls golf teams have begun their respective seasons. Milford was eighth among 17 teams at the Fairfield Invitational that took place on the South Trace of the Fairfield Greens.
Batavia and Bethel-Tate have been the quickest off the starting line on the Clermont County high school varsity boys soccer scene. The Bulldogs are 5-0-2 overall and 5-0 in the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division.