Elliott Keefer, Milford junior, paced all Clermont countians by placing seventh in the Division I state swimming championships that took place at Branin Natatorium, Canton, Ohio. Keefer was seventh in the 100-yard breaststroke in a time of 58.94-seconds.
Four of Clermont County
A total of eight Clermont County high school wrestlers qualified for the Ohio State Wrestling Championship Tournament that will take place this weekend at the Jerome Schottenstein Center on the campus of Ohio State University, Columbus. The top four placers in each weight class in each division qualified for the state classic.
Kristen Votapek holds a plaque presented to her by the Amelia High School Athletic Boosters for achieveing All-American status playing soccer at Northern Kentucky University.
Amelia and Glen Este competed in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division Swimming and Diving Championships.
New Richmond swimmers and divers turned in good performances at the Southern Ohio Swim League (SOSL) Championships that took place at Cincinnati Country Day School. Nate Kramer was the champion in two events and Andrew Ewald and Alana Kennedy also earned SOSL crowns for the Red and Black.
Elliott Keefer and Courtney Ritchie spearheaded the performances of the Milford Eagles at the Greater Miami Conference Swimming and Diving Championships.
Clermont Northeastern is the only Clermont County winner, thus far, in the sectional boys basketball tournament. Clermont Northeastern clobbered Norwood 81-58 in a Division II sectional game that took place at Anderson High School. The Rockets continually pulled away with quarter advantages of 15-12, 36-30, and 50-41.