Goshen, varsity football champions of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division (SBC-A), beat Bethel-Tate 29-0 before a happy home crowd. Goshen (7-2 overall 4-0 SBC-A) was ahead of Bethel (4-5, 0-4) at each intermission 14-0, 14-0, and 21-0. Jamie Ashcraft tallied twice for the Red and Gray on rushes of two and one yard, David Prewitt dove over from the one, and Marcus Casey scored on a five-yard run. Josh Webb kicked three conversion points.
Moeller’s Crusaders won the 15-team tournament with a total of 297 shots, Milford was sixth with 317, Amelia, 12th, 372, and Glen Este, 15th, 432. Tyler Wade, Milford junior, was the lone Clermont County qualifier for the district tournament. He shot a 74.
Several of Clermont County’s outstanding high school varsity girls tennis stars advanced three rounds in their respective sectional tournaments. In singles competition, junior Sarah Parrish of Glen Este defeated two adversaries before being eliminated.
The girls varsity golf season for Clermont County’s couple of high school teams has come to a conclusion. Only the Division I Glen Este Trojans and Milford E-Gals took part in the prep wars that took place on the local links. The Division I Sectional took place at Walden Ponds. A total of one dozen complete five-member teams competed.
The Milford varsity boys water polo team concluded its regular season schedule with a very respectable record of 27-7-1. In regional tournament competition that took place at Mason High School last weekend, the Eagles qualified for this weekend’s state tournament that will also take place at Mason High School.
The varsity girls water polo team at Milford High School finished its regular season with a very impressive record of 27-2. By placing second at the Mason Regional, the E-Gals qualify for this weekend’s state tourney that will also take place at Mason.
Goshen (6-2 overall, 6-0 Southern Buckeye Conference American Division) grabbed a one-game lead in the Southern Buckeye Conference American football chase by handing New Richmond (7-1, 5-1) its first loss of the year in a very hard-fought, extremely-close showdown at New Richmond.
New Richmond, Bethel-Tate, Goshen, Milford, and Clermont Northeastern have shown the best efforts among Clermont County’s varsity girls soccer teams in recent competition. The Lions, leaders of a tight race in the American Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference, gained a 6-1 verdict over Georgetown’s G-Women in a non-division game of the Southern Buckeye Conference. The Red and Black is 8-4-1 overall.
The varsity boys soccer teams of Batavia and Milford have been mowing over their opposition in their respective conferences. New Richmond and Bethel-Tate have also been turning in very respectable performances. The Bulldogs bombarded New Richmond 8-0 in a Southern Buckeye Conference non-division tilt. Matt Walker netted four goals for the winners and Will Walker, Luke Bradburn, Tommy Knauer, and Ian Malott added the others. Nolan O’Brien recorded the shutout as goalkeeper.
Goshen will be traveling to New Richmond Friday night for the battle between the unbeatens of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division. Overall, the host Lions are 7-0 and the Warriors are 5-2 and on a five-game winning streak. The game begins at 7:30 p.m.