Tournament time for Clermont County’s high school varsity girls basketball teams is upon us. Three of the county’s squads will get underway right away. Goshen (number-two seed) versus New Richmond (number-12 seed), Feb. 13, 6 p. m., at Mason High School. Both teams are members of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division. Goshen is in first place in the division. Junior forward-center Staci Hicks is one of Greater Cincinnati’s leaders in scoring, rebounding, and steals, senior forward-guard Jessica McFarland and junior guard Kim Steele are area leaders in assists and steals.
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Goshen held onto its lead in the American Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference (SBC-A) after beating Batavia 68-52 in a non-division confrontation that took place on the winners’ court.
The class of 2007 of the New Richmond High School Sports Hall of Fame includes, left to right, Terri Carter Flamm (New Richmond class of 1986), Justin Fender (2002), Adam Moler (2001), and Bill Wildey (1968, “Pride of the Lions” award). Not pictured is Robby Abbott (2001).
The girls basketball campaign is not far from sectional tournament time and Clermont County’s teams are trying to reach their peak at the prime time of the season. Goshen gored Williamsburg 78-30 in a Southern Buckeye Conference non-division game that took place in ‘Burg.
Kenny Lowe is ready to unfold a long-time personal dream and goal – develop and operate a “total sports facility” in Clermont County. Lowe is a resident of Batavia and a Milford High School graduate where his love of sports showed in that he participated and stood out on the football gridiron, the basketball court, and the baseball diamond.
Clermont Northeastern hosted a youth wrestling tournament recently. Following are the top four local finishers in each weight class. Included are Batavia (Bat), Bethel (Bet), Clermont Northeastern (CNE), Goshen (Gos), and McNicholas (McN).
Amelia’s varsity wrestling team is settling down and molding itself into a superb squad. First-year head coach Tim Allen is pleased with the progress of his charges. Said the Barons’ leader, “It was a little rough in the beginning with me having to get used to and knowing the kids and them getting used to and knowing me. Now we’re over that and we know each other and it’s coming together.
Milford continues to be the pacesetter for Clermont County’s varsity boys basketball squads. The Eagles clutch play has led to thrilling overtime victories that have earned the Red and White a berth smack dab in the middle of the Greater Miami Conference race.
Clermont County’s varsity swimming scene has seen some fine individual efforts among the five high schools competing in the sport. Teamwise, the Milford boys and girls squads have been turning in the best performances.