The University of Cincinnati Clermont College’s men’s basketball team gained third place in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s (USCAA) National Championship Tournament that took place at Penn State University – Fayette, in Uniontown, Pa. The Cougars began the tournament with a 70-61 victory over the Central Maine Community College Mustangs.
Goshen sophomore Chaz Gresham led Clermont County in the Ohio State Wrestling Championship Tournament that took place at the Jerome Schottenstein Center on the campus of Ohio State University, Columbus. resham, a 152-pounder, achieved third place in Division II. His victory for third best in the state came over Cody Pyba of Mantua Crestwood 11-5.
In winning its final game of an unbeaten Southern Buckeye Conference campaign, the Red and Gray dominated Western Brown 72-55 on the victors’ court. The opponents were tied at 10 after one quarter and the visiting Broncos led 29-27 at the half before Bethel-Tate took over after three quarters 45-35. In their 20th consecutive victory of the season, senior forward Louie Schaljo scorched the nets for 37 points and junior forward Tyler Bullock added 20. The Tigers were eliminated in the Division II Sectional Tournament by being nipped by McNicholas 45-44 in a tearjerker.
The University of Cincinnati Clermont College women’s basketball team has enjoyed its best overall season in the history of the program. The Cougars have earned an overall record of 24-6 and are the champions of the Ohio Regional Campus Conference(ORCC) race with a final record of 12-1. The domination of the ORCC earned the Cougars the laurels of being the state of Ohio champions.
Jason Ashcraft has qualified for the state championship bowling tournament after his outstanding performance at the district tournament. The state tournament will take place this weekend at Shawnee Lanes, Springfield. Ashcraft, a junior, bowled a 667 with games of, in order, 246, 180, and 241 at Eastern Lanes. Among the individual state qualifiers he turned in the second-best score.
The Goshen varsity boys and girls bowling teams have compiled some very respectable records for the 2009-10 season. Sarah Barrial, a junior, qualified for the district tournament. “The girls have worked more towards being a team this year than last year,” said coach Shirley Reynolds. “The boys have bowled a great season.”
Milford won a multi-team swimming meet at home over Batavia, Clermont Northeastern, Glen Este, and Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy. Following are the Eagles’ best placers in each respective event.
The Greenville Green Wave of Darke County, Ohio, easily dominated the Annual Steve Shinkle Batavia Invitational Wrestling Tournament. The tourney is named in honor of a man who for many years was a successful wrestling coach at his alma mater and was also a former Clermont County League grappling champion in his own right.
The University of Cincinnati Clermont College men’s basketball squad will be competing in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Division II National Championship Tournament, Mar. 2-6, at Penn State University – Fayette. This will be the Red and Black’s fifth consecutive appearance in the national championship tourney.
Clermont countians turned in very respectable performances at the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s state swimming championship meet. The event took place at the C. T. Branin Natatorium, in Canton.