Michelle Thomas, Glen Este sophomore, was a two-event champion in her events in the Division I district track and field championships that took place at Mason High School. Trojan teammate Stephanie Stoffel, a senior, was a victor in yet another distance running event. Among all the Division I boys, GE’s Mitch Neal, a senior, was triumphant in one event. The Trojans (GE) were 10th among the 16 schools that scored points by garnering a total of 31 points, Milford (Mil) was 12th with 25, and Amelia (Ame) was 16th with 4. Mason was the winner with 116 points. The best four finishers in each event qualified for this weekend’s regional championship meet and the top eight in each competition all scored points for their respective teams.
Bethel-Tate juniors Autumn Schellenberger and Kamerson Wilson paced the Division II district track and field endeavors. Cat Humphries, McNicholas senior and a resident of Williamsburg, was also a double winner.
The American Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference (SBC) track and field meet was won by Western Brown (WB) with 141.5 points, New Richmond (NR) had 84, Goshen (Gos) 66, Bethel-Tate (BT) 55.5, and Clermont Northeastern (CNE) 4. Goshen’s Jordan Buchanan and Bethel-Tate’s Autumn Schellenberger were both double winners.
New Richmond was a close second in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division boys track and field championship meet that took place on the Lions’ all-weather track during a steady rain. Lightning delays caused the event to take five-and-one-half hours to complete. Western Brown (WB) won the meet with 131 points, New Richmond (NR) had 124, Bethel-Tate (BT) 45, Goshen (Gos) 30, and Clermont Northeastern (CNE) 23.
Glen Este sophomore Michelle Thomas’ three victories paced Clermont countians in the two divisions of the Fort Ancient Vallery Conference track and field championship meets in which they competed. Milford was third among the six teams with 96 points and Glen Este was sixth with 54. Loveland was the winner with 106.
Rainy weather is causing a very slow beginning of the respective sectional tournaments. Amelia defeated Withrow 4-0 in a game played at the barony. Trevor Fehlinger struck out 10 Tigers and allowed just one hit. Cody Chase had two hits, Scotty Weaver scored two runs, and Jake Zeller had two runs batted in (RBI) for the Blue and White.
Williamsburg’s girls came within just two points of winning the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division track and field championship. The event took five-and-one-half hours to complete due to lightning. It rained throughout the event that took place on the all-weather track at New Richmond High School.
Williamsburg reigns as champion of boys track and field in the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division(SBC-N). In a meet that took five-and-one-half hours to complete, the Wildcats (Wms) amassed 150 points, Blanchester (Blan) 146, Batavia (Bat) 77, East Clinton (EC) 60, Felicity (Fel) 43, and Georgetown (Geo) 28.
The Annual Goshen Track and Field Invitational took place at Jim Brown Stadium. New Richmond’s Lions were the winners of both the boys and girls divisions. John Berwanger, New Richmond junior, was a two-individual event winner. Charlie Murphy, Goshen junior, Billy Hickey, Williamsburg sophomore, and Josh Daniels, New Richmond senior, each won an event.
Milford and New Richmond have been unbeaten in recent Clermont County high school varsity baseball action. Glen Este, Batavia, and Bethel-Tate have also been big winners. The Eagles nipped Anderson’s Redskins 6-5 in a game of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. Wes Minton was the winning pitcher who helped assure the victory by clobbering a home run.