It was a very good weekend for Clermont County in the respective regional track and field championships. Paced by four individual district champions in five events, 13 Clermont County high school track and field stars qualified for the state championship that will take place this Friday and Saturday (June 2 and 3) at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on the campus of Ohio State University, Columbus.
Five Clermont County high school varsity fast pitch softball teams advanced to their sectional final to no avail.
Felicity seniors Judy Bataille and Billie Elkins earned Division III district titles in the event that took place at New Richmond High School. Michael Chacksfield, a Cincinnati Hills Christian junior and Miami Township resident, was also a double titlist.
Williamsburg carried the Clermont County banner the furthest in the baseball tournament. The Wildcats concluded a respectable campaign with an overall 10-11 record, but were 5-2 outside of Southern Buckeye Conference competition.
Milford girls garnered fifth place Greater Miami Conference track and field championships. Colerain was the champion of the 10-team meet with a total of 149.5 points; the E-Gals earned 38.
Clermont County dominated the Division II district track and field championships that took place at New Richmond High School. Twelve Clermont countians won titles in 11 events.
Adam Chambers of Glen Este and Kayla Wakefield of Amelia, both juniors, were Clermont County
East Clinton won the boys track and field championship of the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division. The Astros (EC) scored 135 points, Blanchester (Bl) 94, Batavia (B) 83, Williamsburg (W) 76, Felicity (F) 61, and Georgetown (G) 58.
Goshen won both divisions of the Southern Buckeye Conference (SBC) American Division Track and Field Championships. Bethel-Tate was the site of the event that took place in cold and rain.
Rain has been the biggest obstacle for Clermont County