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.
There will be seven of Clermont County’s high school grappling gladiators invading Columbus this weekend for the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s state championship tournament. Chaz Gresham, Goshen junior, is the county’s lone district champion. The 152-pounder won his championship match with an easy 42-second pin of Will Lebouef of Oakwood.
Bethel-Tate’s Tigers, the undefeated champions of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division, have turned in the best performance for the county varsity male cagers. The Red and Gray put a finish to Finneytown’s Wildcats 68-63 at Mason. The Clermont countians were in command all the way 18-11, 34-33, and 52-47 in this Division II duel.
New Richmond senior Alex Lewis and Milford sophomore Beau Robinson set the pace for Clermont County’s swimmers on the sectional level of competition. Lewis was victorious in the 100-yard free style event with a time of 50.08 seconds. This took place in the Division II Sectional at Mason High School.
The University of Cincinnati Clermont College men’s basketball team is champion once again of the Ohio Regional Campus Conference with a perfect 13-0 record. Clermont County’s Red and Black have been forging ahead through its competition to earn an overall standard of 23-6 overall.