Week 2 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Cameron Estep, Wauseon Volleyball
Senior had 29, 24 and 18 kills in wins over Toledo Christina and Fairview and a loss to Hickesville, respectively. * Ty Hurst, Tallmadge Football
Junior quarterback completed 17-of-18 passes for 404 yards and five touchdowns in a 56-7 win over Ellet.
* Hunter Kellogg & Hunter Rose, New Lexington Football
dominated in a 63-35 win over Maysville. Kellogg, a senior quarterback,
completed 19-of-26 passes for 407 yards and three touchdowns, made 10
tackles on defense and kicked three PATs. Rose, a junior running back,
carried the ball 23 times for 237 yards, six touchdowns and a 2-point
* Allie Dunlap, Heath Girls Soccer
had six goals and an assist in an 11-3 win over Ridgewood, four goals
and three assists in a 7-1 win over Whitehall-Yearling and an assist in a
1-0 win over Rosecrans. Has 16 goals and six assists in five games for
the undefeated Bulldogs.
Week 3 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* George Cottenden, HEARTS for Jesus Christ (North Olmsted) Boys Soccer
striker had five goals and an assist in a 9-0 win over Kingsway
Christian, three goals and four assists in a 12-2 win over Lawrence
Upper and four goals and an assist in a 5-1 win over Heritage Christian.
* Abby Yoder, Kings (Kings Mill) Volleyball
setter had 47 and 28 assists in 3-1 and 3-0 wins over Turpin and
Anderson, respectively, and 43 assists in a 3-2 loss to Lebanon.* Brayden Kohl, Hilliard Darby Football
Sophomore linebacker had 19 tackles (10 solo) in a 34-31 win over Westerville South.
Week 4 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Camdyn Paul, Botkins Girls Soccer
had eight goals and two assists in a 15-0 win over Southeastern and
three goals and an assist in a 5-2 win over Lima Central Catholic.
* Christian Neff, Ravenna Football
linebacker had 18 tackles (12 solo), a tackle-for-loss and a forced
fumble in a 39-6 loss to Norton. Averaging 13.3 tackles through four
Week 5 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Eli Eyrich, Yellow Springs Boys Soccer
had hat tricks in wins over Greenon (three goals and two assists),
Legacy Christian (three goals) and Xenia (four goals and an assist). Has
six hat tricks and 21 goals in seven games.* Kaleigh Palmer, Wapakoneta Volleyball
leads the state in kills with 299 through 14 games. Had 41 kills, 16
and 14 kills last week in wins over Shawnee, Botkins and
Waynesfield-Goshen and 34 in a loss to Parkway. * Grace Wasserman, Old Fort Volleyball
had 24, 24 and 17 kills win wins over Lakota, Hopewell-Loudon and
Gibsonburg last week. Has 242 kills and 134 digs through 13 games.
Week 6 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Bryce Schondelmyer, Arcanum Football
quarterback accounted for seven touchdowns in a 48-14 win over National
Trail. Threw for 336 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 133 yards
and three touchdowns. Has thrown for 29 touchdowns in six games.
* Fletcher Smith, Parkway (Rockford) Football
quarterback completed 18-of-28 passes for 373 yards and four touchdowns
in a 53-29 win over Minster. Also carried the ball seven times for 70
yards and a touchdown.
* Olivia Ramey, Portsmouth Volleyball
Senior had 44, 40 and 38 assists in wins over Fairland, Portsmouth West and South Point. Also had 52 digs.
* Cory Reed, Peebles Boys Soccer
had five assists and two goals in m 8-0 win over Western, five assists
and two goals in a 12-0 win over West Union and two assists and two
goals in a 7-0 win over Southeastern.
Week 7 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Ashley Merrick, Tuscarawas Valley (Zoarville) Volleyball
Senior had 46, 43 and 33 digs in wins over Ridgewood, Claymont and Dover. Has 391 digs and 154 kills this season.
* MJ Book, West Jefferson Football
receiver caught nine passes for 209 yards and three touchdowns in a
42-28 win over West Liberty-Salem. Has 38 receptions for 794 yards and
13 touchdowns this season. * Ethan Wilson, Genoa Area Boys Soccer
forward had back-to-back games with two goals and three assists in wins
over Rossford and Allen East. Has 25 goals and 19 assists on the
Week 8 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Reese Teeters, Fairfield (Leesburg) Boys Soccer
had four goals in a 7-1 win over West Union, three goals and an assist
in a 6-1 win over Portsmouth West and two goals in a 6-0 win over
Westfall. Has 17 goals and four assists in nine games.
* Dru Deshields, West Branch (Beloit) Football
quarterback carried the ball 12 times for 251 yards and three
touchdowns and completed 8-of-16 passes for 185 yards and two touchdowns
in a 50-27 win over Alliance. Has thrown for 2,063 yards, rushed for
706 yards and accounted for 35 total touchdowns this season.* Kat Hinkel, Wyoming (Cincinnati) Volleyball
Senior setter had 58, 57 and 26 assists in wins over Eaton, Taylor and Mariemont. Has 759 assists this season.
Week 9 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Connor Ritter, Sandy Valley (Magnolia) Boys Golf
Junior shot a 1-over-par 145 to win the OHSAA Division II state golf tournament at NorthStar Golf Club. He won by four strokes.
* Ella Newkirk, Fairfield (Leesburg) Girls Soccer
had six goals and an assist in a 9-0 win over Southeastern and repeated
the feat in a 7-1 win over McClain. Has 27 goals and four assists this
Week 10 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Macy and Mallory Hitchcock and Grace Murphy, Eaton Girls Tennis
swept the OHSAA D-II tennis titles, Macy, a junior, repeated as the
singles champion, while Mallory, a freshman and senior Grace Murphy won
the doubles title.
* Clara Owen and Caroline Hinshaw, Centerville Girls Tennis
and junior tandem, respectively, claimed the OHSAA D-I tennis doubles
state title a year after finishing runner-up. It was the program's first
doubles state title since 1997.
Week 11 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Trace Terry, Bellbrook Boys Soccer
and Bowling Green recruit had a hat trick (three goals) in a 3-2 win
over Alter and a goal in a 3-2 win over Indian Hill. Those efforts
followed a four-goal, three-assist performance in an 11-0 win over
Trotwood-Madison. Has 34 goals and 10 assists this season. * Graisyn Yoder, Monroeville Volleyball
outside hitter had 23 kills and 13 digs in a 3-0 win over St. Paul and
20 kills and 17 digs in a 3-0 win over Buckeye Central. Has 484 kills
and 361 digs this season.
Week 12 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Carsyn Henschen, New Knoxville Volleyball
outside hitter had 30 kills in a 3-1 D-IV regional final win over
Calvert and 26 kills in a 3-0 regional semifinal win over Leipsic. Has
483 kills and 197 digs this season. * Carmen Soloria, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy Volleyball
setter had 51 assists in a 3-2 D-III regional semifinal win over
Cardington-Lincoln and 37 assists in a 3-0 regional final win over
Versailles. Has 701 assists this season.
* Molly Griffith, Bishop Watterson (Columbus) Field Hockey
drilled the game-winning penalty shot in overtime as the Eagles capped
un unbeaten season (20-0-1) with a 2-1 win over Thomas Worthington in
the OHSAA state final.
Week 13 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Brayden Doran, Preble Shawnee (Camden) Football
quarterback set career-highs in carries (25) and rushing yards (288)
and tied a career-high with four rushing touchdowns as the Arrows
advanced to the program's first regional final with a 35-28 win over
Roger Bacon in the D-V semifinals. Doran had a 92-yard first quarter run
and also scored the game-winner on a 12-yard scamper with 12 seconds
left. Has rushed for 1,590 yards and 19 touchdowns and has thrown for
986 yards and 15 touchdowns.
* Lauren Yacobucci, Magnificat (Rocky River) Volleyball
setter had 47 assists and 18 digs in a 3-1 win over Olentangy Liberty
in the D-I state final. Has 23 assists in a 3-0 semifinal win over Mount
* Karis Willow, Liberty-Benton (Findlay) Volleyball
and Penn State recruit had 15 kills and 13 digs in a 3-0 win over
Independence in the D-III state final. Had 16 kills and 16 digs in a 3-0
semifinal win over Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy.
Week 14 & 15 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Sean Carr, Chardon Football
Senior running back scored four touchdowns and a 2-point conversion in a 41-7 D-III state semifinal win over West Holmes. * Demarcus McElroy, Ursuline (Youngstown) Football
running back scored five touchdowns and had 259 yards rushing on 30
carries in a 34-17 D-IV semifinal win over Port Clinton.
* Jordan Vallejo, Carey Football
Senior running back scored three touchdowns in a 26-13 D-VI semifinal win over New Middletown Springfield.
Week 16 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Kody Zantene, Clinton-Massie (Clarksville) Football
quarterback/defensive back helped the Falcons rally from a 28-7 deficit
to win the D-IV state title with a 29-28 victory over Youngstown
Ursuline. Ran for 85 yards and two touchdowns and had a team-high 12
tackles. * Carson Bey, Versailles Football
quarterback/linebacker helped the Tigers snap the nation's longest
winning streak (55 games) with a 20-16 win over Kirtland in the D-V
state final. Threw for 129 yards and a touchdown, ran for 85 yards and a
touchdown, had three tackles, a TFL, an interception and a pass
* Laurell Brown, Cloverleaf (Lodi) Girls Basketball
small forward had 31 points, 13 rebounds and six steals in a 57-53 win
over Streetsboro and 21 points, 14 rebounds, five steals and three
assists in an 86-48 win over Field. Also had 28 points, seven rebounds
and six steals in a 68-60 loss to Ellet.
Week 17 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Lacie Fenstermaker, Pandora-Gilboa Girls Basketball
guard had 32 points, 21 rebounds, six steals and five assists in a
60-36 win over Upper Scioto Valley; 23 points, 14 rebounds and five
assists in a 48-45 win over Perry; and 14 points, 10 rebounds and eight
assists in a 42-31 win over Arcadia. Averaging 19.9 points, 14.7
rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.6 steals. * Zarina Fader, Lawrence Upper (Sagamore Hills) Girls Basketball
Junior had 51 points in a 67-39 win over Horizon Science Academy and 26 points in a 66-31 loss to St. John.
Week 18 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Madi Matthews, Heartland Christian (Columbiana) Girls Basketball
Senior guard had 32 points in a 64-42 win over Chaney and 23 points in a 77-56 loss to Warren JFK. * Chloe Dearwester, Harrison Girls Wrestling
became the first female wrestler to place in the 40-plus year history
of the SWOWCA Coaches Classic by collecting six wins via pin over male
competitors to finish fourth at 106.
Week 19-20 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Laura McCoy, LaBrae (Leavittsburg) Girls Basketball
guard had 39 points (six 3s), six assists, six steals and five rebounds
in an 84-30 win over Mineral Ridge. Also had 26 points, eight rebounds,
four assists and three steals in a 48-25 win over Windham. Averaging
23.6 points, 5.9 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 3.9 steals.
* Ray Ellington, Westlake Boys Basketball
nailed nine 3-pointers, scored 45 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in a
101-65 win over Oberlin. Also had 32 points and 12 rebounds in an 83-63
win over Rocky River and 25 points and five rebounds in a 64-46 win over
Firelands. Averaging 26 points and 8.4 rebounds.
Week 21 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Delani Robinson, Lake (Millbury) Girls Basketball
forward scored 41 points (hit five 3s) and had six steals, four
rebounds and four assists in a 91-73 win over Carey. Averaging 21.9
points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.5 steals.* Delores Woodyard, Mifflin (Columbus) Girls Basketball
had 29 points (five 3s), eight assists and four steals in an 81-11 win
over Columbus West. Also had 24 points (six 3s), five rebounds and three
assists in a 56-31 win over Columbus East. Averaging 15.5 points, 4.9
rebounds and 4.1 assists. * Jonathan Bertovich, Heartland Christian (Columbiana) Boys Basketball
had 39 points (six 3s and 7-for-7 FTs) in an 81-63 loss to Warren JFK
and 30 points (four 3s), six assists, five rebounds and four steals in a
78-52 win over Columbiana. Averaging 26.7 points, 4.9 assists, 4.3
steals and 4.2 rebounds.
Week 22 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Brandon McLaughlin, Heath Boys Basketball
had 24 points, 15 rebounds, five assists and three steals in a 73-46
win over Utica and 21 points, 12 rebounds, five assists, five steals and
three blocks in a 65-27 win over Lakewood. Averaging 18 points, 9.2
rebounds and 3.8 assists.
* Melody Arnett, Miami Valley Christian Academy (Cincinnati) Girls Basketball
recorded her 12th straight double-double with had 33 points and 31
rebounds (also had nine blocks) in a 52-43 loss to CHCA. Averaging 18
points and 23.2 rebounds.
Week 23 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Isaiah Portis, Norwayne (Creston) Boys Basketball
had 27 points, six steals and five rebounds in a 79-56 win over
Hillsdale and 26 points and six rebounds in an 80-67 win over Dalton.
Averaging 19.4 points and 4.9 rebounds.
* Brandon Sauter, Batavia Wrestling
won the 126-pound title at the Miami Trace McDonalds Invitational with a
4-2 decision in the final. Won his previous four matches via pin in
1:37, 0:08, 0:40 and 1:00.
Week 24 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Zhieyah Rolack, Meadowdale (Dayton) Girls Basketball
had 28 points, 26 rebounds and seven blocks in a 52-12 win over Dunbar
and 25 points, 16 rebounds and seven steals in a 46-17 win over Stivers.
Also had 24 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks in a 43-30 win over
Taft and 10 points and 10 rebounds in a 72-24 loss to Trotwood-Madison.
Averaging 25.7 points, 13.5 rebounds, 3 steals and 2.4 assists. * Nathan Walker, John Glenn (New Concord) Boys Basketball
had 28 points and 13 rebounds in a 93-82 win over River View, 24 points
and eight rebounds in a 59-54 win over Ridgewood and 20 points, six
rebounds and six assists in a 61-52 loss to Maysville. Averaging 17.4
points, 8.7 rebounds and 3.8 assists. * Annika Bredel, Elyria Catholic Girls Basketball
had 31 points and 16 rebounds in a 57-34 win over Lutheran East, 30
points and 13 rebounds un a 59-31 win over Valley Forge and 28 points
and 11 rebounds in a 67-54 win over Strongsville. Averaging 18.6 points,
11.6 rebounds and 2.9 steals.
Week 25 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week
* Taliyah Morgan, Walnut Ridge (Columbus) Girls Basketball
Junior had 50 points and 27 rebounds in a 64-18 win over Columbus West. Averaging 18.5 points and 16.2 rebounds. * Caleb Sutherin, Coldwater Boys Bowling
Senior rolled a 300 game en route to a 731 series and a first place finish at the Blue & Gold D-II Divisional Challenge. * Abbie Gardner, Westlake Girls Basketball
had 21 points and six rebounds in a 47-45 win over Lakewood, 20 points
and eight rebounds in a 53-48 win over Magnificat and 13 points and 13
rebounds in a 47-41 win over Bay. Averaging 11.1 points and seven
Week 26 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Alyssa Lavy, Parma Girls Basketball
had three double-doubles last week with 14 points and 20 rebounds in
61-39 loss to Geneva, 11 points and 14 rebounds in a 54-46 loss to
Buckeye and 15 points and 17 rebounds in a 31-26 loss to
Brecksville-Broadview Heights. Averaging 11.8 points and 11.8 rebounds.
Has 10 doubles-doubles this season. * Derrick Welsh, Athens (The Plains) Boys Basketball
had 14 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks in a 58-36 win over River
Valley; 12 points and 14 rebounds in a 57-43 win over Nelsonville-York;
and 23 points and 14 rebounds in a 57-46 loss to Alexander. Averaging 14
points and 11.3 rebounds. Has nine double-doubles this season.
Week 27 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Tai Roberts, Andrews Osborne Academy (Willoughby) Girls Basketball
had 30 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and five steals in a 60-42 win
over Hillsdale. Averaging 23.9 points, 7.7 rebounds, 5.1 steals and 4.2
assists. * Hayden Jarrett, Maysville (Zanesville) Boys Basketball
had 28 points, 16 rebounds, three assists, two blocks and two steals in
a 76-46 win over Claymont; 21 points, nine rebounds and five assists in
a 60-52 win over Tri-Valley; and 13 points and six rebounds in a 55-40
win over Steubenville. Averaging 18.7 points, 7.1 rebounds and 4.2
Week 28 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Jessica Eden, Hawken (Gates Mills) Girls Swimming
had three first place finishes and a second en route to helping Hawken
win its 24th D-II state title. Finished first in the 200 IM, 100 back
and 200 free relay. Was runner-up in the 400 free relay.
* Dillon Edge, Beavercreek Boys Swimming
and Notre Dame recruit was a part of three first place finishes and a
second as the Beavers became the first public school since 1987 to win
the OHSAA Division I state title. Swam a leg on the winning 200 medley
and 400 freestyle relays and was state champion in the 200 free. Was
state runner-up in the 100 breaststroke.
Week 29 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Camden McDanel, Teays Valley (Ashville) Wrestling
won the D-I Central District title at 190 pounds with a 5-3 overtime
victory over two-time and defending state champion Seth Shumate of
Dublin Coffman. Shumate (43-3) had won his previous three district
matches with pins in 0:28, 0:58 and 0:22. McDanel (38-3) was state
runner-up at 182 last season.
* Erin Delahnuty & Gianna Ravagnani, Brecksville-Broadview Heights Gymnatics
tandem tied as state champions on the vault and were major parts of the
Bees 19th straight team title. Delahunty finished third in the
all-around, while Ravagnani, who also won a state title in floor, was
Week 30 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Imarianah Russell, Reynoldsburg Girls Basketball
and West Virginia recruit had 28 points, nine rebounds and three
assists in a 63-56 overtime victory over Mason in the OHSAA D-I state
final. Had 20 points and five rebounds in a 67-48 semifinal win over
* Gavin Brown, Legacy Christian Academy (Xenia) Wrestling
and Ohio State recruit finished 33-4 this season and won his third
state title with a first place finish at 150 pounds at the OHSAA D-III
Week 31-33 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Lukas Graham, Bishop Hartley (Columbus) Baseball
leads the state in home runs (three) and is fifth in slugging
percentage (1.143) and RBI (10). Also has six runs and two doubles.
* Molly Grace, Lakota West (West Chester) Softball
Senior leads the state in batting average (.864), home runs (four) and RBI (21) and is second in runs (19).
Week 34 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Caroline Gage, Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy (Cuyahoga Falls) Girls Lacrosse
had 10 goals and an assist in a 20-9 win over Riverside and eight goals
and an assist in a 17-5 win over Lake. Has 36 goals and two assists in
four games. *Kenzie Streby, Lincoln (Gahanna) Girls Lacrosse
had eight goals in a 24-4 win over Fairmont and six goals in a 15-9 win
over Westerville Central. Has 24 goals and two assists in five games.
Week 35 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Madison Wendel, Coldwater Softball
went 4-0 last week. Had 16 strikeouts in a 6-3 win over St. Henry, 11
strikeouts I a 3-0 win over Marion Local and 19 Ks in a doubleheader
sweep of van wert (3-0 and 9-1). Is currently 11-1 tis season with 127
Ks. * Alexis Vazquez, Dalton Softball
went 4-for-4 with two home runs, eight RBI and four runs in a 15-2 win
over Smithville. Two days earlier she went 3-for-4 with two doubles and
three RBI in a 10-0 win over Smithville. Batting .556.
Week 36 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Kylie Gorsuch, Green (Uniontown) Softball
had back-to-back two-home run games in win over Lake (8-0) and Field
(13-2). She ended the week with five home runs, 10 RBI and five runs as
the Bulldogs also beat Barberton (10-0 and St. Vincent-St. Mary (4-0).
* Addison Arnold, Bryan Softball
had an incredible week. Went 3-for-4, with five RBI, two runs, a double
and a walk-off grand slam in an 8-6 win over Edgerton. Also allowed one
hit and struck out 11 in five innings of relief pitching. Followed that
by throwing a no-hitter and striking out 13 in a 10-0 win over Elta
(was 2-3for-3 at the plate with an RBI and run scored). Completed the
week by striking out 28 batters and smacking a walk-off double in a
13-inning 2-1 win over Hilltop. She did not walk a batter in 22 innings
of work last week.
Week 37 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Nicolina Pezzone, Struthers Softball
tossed back-to-back no-hitters and struck out a combined 20 batters in
wins over McKinley (11-0) and East Palestine (13-0). Also went 3-for-3
with two home runs, a triple, seven RBI and three runs in a 14-0 win
over McKinley. All told was 9-for-10 with 11 RBI, two HRs, two triples
and a double in the tree wins. Batting .692. * Brooke Mannon, West Jefferson Softball
went 4-0 on the mound with 64 strikeouts in wins over Fairbanks (4-1),
Mechanicsburg (5-3), Madison Plains (8-0) and Northeastern (2-0). Also
had a home run in three consecutive games. Batting .627 with 27 runs, 20
RBI, 10 doubles and five home runs. Is 14-0 on the mound with 209 Ks. * Angie George, Archbishop Hoban (Akron) Girls Lacrosse
had 10 goals and two assists in a 15-5 win over Roosevelt and nine
goals in a 14-5 win over Green. Has 64 points (54 goals) this season.
Week 38 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Connor Bucher, Miami Trace (Washington Courthouse) Baseball
tied his own school record for strikeouts in a game with 18 in an 11-2
win over Chillicothe (allowed two hits). Earlier this season, he also
struck out 18 in a 4-1 win over Chillicothe. Owns a 0.69 ERA and 63 Ks
in 30 innings. * Rylee Anderson, Lake Catholic (Mentor) Girls Lacrosse
had 20 goals and 14 assists in wins over Hoban (13-7), Laurel (19-7),
Riverside (20-11) and Shaker Heights (15-14). Has 118 points this season
(80 goals and 38 assists). * Gina Wilson, Deer Park (Cincinnati) Softball
went 7-for-8 with four home runs, 13 RBI, seven runs, two stolen bases
and two doubles in a pair of wins over Indian Hill (21-7 and 17-6).
Batting .778 with 29 RBI, 29 runs and eight home runs.
Week 39 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Isaac Lefeld, Bellbrook Boys Track & Field
won the 110 hurdles (15.35), 300 hurdles (41.97) and pole vault (14-6)
and was on the runner-up 1,600 relay team at the Southwestern Buckeye
League Eastern Division meet. * Lauren Tompkins, Hayes (Delaware) Softball
went 10-for-13 with four home runs, four doubles, 15 RBI and nine runs
in wins over Worthington Kilbourne (11-0), Olentangy Berlin (8-5),
Thomas Worthington (10-0) and Big walnut (15-0). Batting .508 with 35
RBI, 27 runs and 12 doubles. * Brynne Stewart, West Geauga (Chesterland) Girls Lacrosse
had 10 points, including nine goals, in a 17-9 win over Riverside. Also
had five points (four goals) in a 10-9 loss to Brecksville-Broadview
Heights. Has 85 points (73 goals) this season.
Week 40 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Daunevyn Woodson, Gallia Academy (Gallipolis) Boys Track & Field
won four district titles – 100 (10.88), 200 (23.04), long jump (22-5)
and 400 relay (43.76) – at the Division II district meet hosted by
Meigs. * Maddie Blazey, Kenston (Chagrin Falls) Girls Lacrosse
had eight goals and an assist in a 21-1 win over Beaumont and seven
goals and two assists in a 16-6 win over Lake. Has 83 points (66 goals
and 17 assists) this season. * Jordyn Wycuff, Watkins Memorial (Pataskala) Softball
went 5-for-6 with four home runs, four runs and six RBI in wins over
Dublin Coffman (10-3) and Westerville Central (9-1). Batting .554 with
47 RBI, 33 runs and 10 home runs.
Week 41 Ohio High School Athletes of the Week* Emily Moore, Portsmouth West (West Portsmouth) Softball
went 2-for-3 with two home runs, two RBI and two runs in a 9-2 loss to
Wheelersburg. Also went 3-for-4 with two runs in a 7-0 win over
Crooksville. Batted .451 with 42 runs, 36 RBI, 11 home runs and 10
doubles this season. * Kaitlyn Byrne, Rocky River Girls Lacrosse
had six goals and two assists in a 16-5 win over CVCA and three goals
in a 15-3 win over Wash Jesuit. Has scored 76 points (with 59 goals)
Week 42 Ohio High School Athlete of the Week Nominees
* Carter Wachtel, Triway (Wooster) Softball
pitcher tossed all 14 innings in the state tournament as the Titans won
the D-II state title with wins over Heath (3-0 in semis) and Jonathan
Alder (2-1 in final). Had 25 strikeouts, no earned runs and allowed four
* KK Mathis, Lakota West (West Chester) Softball
pitcher and James Madison recruit tossed all 14 innings in the state
tournament as the Firebirds became the first team from Southwest Ohio
since 1985 to win the D-I state title with wins over Hoover (13-4 in
semis) and Holland Springfield (9-2 in final). Also went a combined
5-for-6 with six RBI, seven runs, two doubles and a home run in the two