The two most favored teams to win the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division boys basketball championship met last Friday evening at Goshen and visiting Bethel-Tate emerged victorious 56-45. In a very poor shooting game from the field and the line, the Warriors led 7-5 and 21-20 after the first two intermissions, but the Tigers were in control 35-28 after three quarters of action.
The Amelia High School Athletic Department has recently honored its outstandiing autumn sports athletes.
Batavia took the team title of the annual Bob Guy Wrestling Invitational that took place at Williamsburg High School. The New Richmond Lions defeated three of the five foes faced in the Roger Bacon Duals.
The Milford High School Athletic Department has recently honored the most deserving of its outstanding autumn sports athletes.
The Glen Este High School Athletic Department has recently honored the most deserving of its outstanding autumn sports athletes. Varsity girls cross country: Michelle Thomas (most valuable runner), Alyssa Sexton (most improved runner), and Lauren Owen (most consistent runner).
The Fort Ancient Valley Conference (FAVC) has selected its football all-star squads for the 2009-10 season. Amelia, Glen Este, and Milford are Clermont County members of the FAVC.
Batavia, Felicity, and Williamsburg are the Clermont County high schools that compete in the National Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference. Following are the autumn all-star squads selected by the respective head coaches of the conference’s division. Each athlete’s grade in school is listed if known.
The head coaches of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division have selected their autumn sports all-star dream teams. Following are the Clermont countians chosen. Included is the year in school if known.
The Clermont County varsity boys basketball campaign began with a number of non-conference confrontations. Glen Este won its first pair of duels by identical 65-61 scores. The Trojans had to go into overtime to overcome the visiting Mt. Healthy Owls.
Williamsburg is completely turning things around from recent varsity girls basketball seasons the Wildcats have endured. ‘Burg is perfect after its first two trials. Williamsburg whipped West Union’s Dragons 66-40 in the Paint Valley Invitational. The ‘Cats controlled the contest throughout with quarter scores of 15-8, 30-17, and 48-31. Heidi McManus’ 18 points and Tara Dennis’ 13 paced the nine girls who scored for the Blue and White. The next victim was Blanchester’s Wildcats by a 40-34 count. ‘Burg trailed 10-7 and 18-13 after the first two stops, but outscored their hosts 14-4 in the third period to lead 27-22 going into the last eight minutes. Rachel Meisberger and Dennis shared game scoring honors by each netting 11 points. This was a Southern Buckeye Conference National Division duel.