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.
Glen Este and Milford are the Clermont County members of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. Following are the Trojans and Eagles who earned all-star berths for the fall season. Included is the year in school of each athlete if known.
Amelia is Clermont County’s lone member of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division. Following are the Barons who were chosen as all-stars for the autumn season. Included are the year in school of each athlete if the year is known.
The Second Annual University of Cincinnati Clermont College 5K Run/Walk for Scholarships took place for the first time at Union Township Community Park.
Milford and New Richmond’s girls completed their regularly-scheduled girls soccer seasons extremely strong. Clermont Northeastern, Goshen, and Batavia also played above .500 ball the final pre-tournament contests. The E-Gals downed Glen Este 4-1 in a Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division duel. Bryant scored twice and Fallon and Wolcott once for the victors and J. J. Pullens scored for the vanquished.
The regular-scheduled season has come to an end for Clermont County’s high school varsity volleyball season. New Richmond, Williamsburg, Milford, and Batavia won the majority of their final battles and Goshen broke even.
Honors and accolades continue to come in quickly especially after the University of Cincinnati Clermont College’s women’s volleyball team turned in yet another very respectable performance on the national level of competition.
Bethel-Tate and Milford were the county’s .500-plus teams in the final regularly-scheduled games of the varsity girls tennis season. Amelia and Batavia broke even. The Tigers swept Clermont Northeastern 5-0 in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division.
A very disappointing 28-7 loss to the Springfield Shawnee Braves brought a conclusion to what had otherwise been a most successful varsity football season for Goshen’s Warriors. The Red and Gray, who finished with a very respectable overall slate of 8-3, lost the Division III state football playoff game at Jim Brown Stadium, Goshen.