Goshen is playoff bound to headline Clermont County’s Week Ten of high school varsity football action. The Warriors will host the Lemon-Monroe Fighting Hornets on Friday Nov. 2, beginning at 7:30 p. m., in the first round of the Division III state playoffs.
Tournament competition is all over the place for Clermont County’s varsity volleyball, girls soccer, and boys soccer teams.
Clermont County’s high school varsity cross country teams have completed their respective conference championship runs of late and this was recently followed in the next weekend by the sectional races.
Goshen, New Richmond, and Williamsburg were Clermont County’s only winners in Week Nine of the high school varsity football season. Goshen (8-1) further secured its claim to a berth in the Division II state football playoffs with a convincing 55-0 victory over visiting Clermont Northeastern (1-8) in a Southern Buckeye Conference American (SBC-A) Division game.
For the second consecutive year the University of Cincinnati Clermont College (UC Clermont) women’s volleyball team has earned a berth in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National Championship Tournament. The national showdown will take place Oct. 25-27 at Taylor University, Fort Wayne, Ind.
About the best that can be said for Clermont countians’ efforts in the Southern Buckeye Conference cross country championship races is that the county did turn in some respectable individual performances. Western Brown was the team champion with 18 points and New Richmond had 56. Bethel-Tate, Clermont Northeastern, and Goshen did not compete with complete five-man rosters.
Milford’s varsity boys team was the only Clermont County squad to run off with a conference cross country championship last Saturday. The Eagles captured the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye (FAVC-B) Division crown by scoring 26 points, Loveland garnered 35, Anderson 78, Glen Este 111, Harrison 120, and Winton Woods 167.
Milford’s varsity male golfers earned a share of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye (FAVC-B) Division championship. Finishing second in the conference and second in the conference tournament earned the Eagles a tie for first with the FAVC’s system of determining its golf champions. The FAVC awards points for a school’s finish in head-to-head conference competition and in the tournament.
Goshen, Amelia, and New Richmond were the only Clermont County high school varsity football teams to win last Friday night in yet another week of a barrage of high scoring extravaganzas. There was a superb goal line stand at the end of one game, though. Goshen (7-1) returned from Blanchester with an extremely important Southern Buckeye Conference (SBC) non-division victory and the King of the Road trophy.
Ed Stewart became the winningest head coach in Clermont County sports history last Thursday night (Oct. 11) when his Williamsburg Wildcat varsity volleyball team defeated Blanmchester’s Wildcats 25-21, 25-13, 25-13 on the winners’ court. The Southern Buckeye Conference National Division game was the 500th career victory for Stewart.