Busy last couple of days for the league.
Indian Hill snapped Reading's 12 year streak to win the wrestling league title.
Madeira & Wyoming were winners in sectional girls basketball Saturday.
Deer Park boys basketball finished the regular season 21-0.
All of the state qualifiers in swimming have been determined.

We will have story details updated later on Sunday.

CHL Swimming/Diving teams had two district champs and five other in the top ten in the Division II District Championships at Miami University. The top two in each swimming event automatically qualify for the state championships.  There will be 16 others at large, based on time, in each event from the four district meets.  Those will be decided by Saturday night.

Mariemont scored 301 points and easily won the district.  Wyoming was 3rd with 203.5 points.  Indian Hill was 6th & Madeira 9th. Taylor was 20th.  League teams had 8 automatic state qualifiers.
As we reported last week, Cora Dupre of Mariemont was not going to defend her 200 Freestyle state title this year.  Instead the junior took another direction with the 50 Freesytle, 100 Freestyle, and two relays.  Dupre won the 50 in district record 22.79.  She set a 2nd district record in the 100 with a 49.83. Emma Fortman of Madeira was 2nd in the 500 Freestyle and Kate Overbey (Mariemont) was 2nd in the 100 Breaststroke.  Mariemont sweep the three relays.  They won the 200 Freestyle with a time of 1:37.80.  Members are Dupre, Lainey Newman, Erin Kelly, & Katarina DeCamp.  The 400 Freestyle time was 3:33.93.  Members are Newman, Overbey, Brooke Woellert, & Catherine Geary.  The 200 Medley time was 1:47.24.  Members are Dupre, Woellert, Overbey, & DeCamp. The Wyoming 200 Freestyle Relay of Mia Hugenauer, Mikaela Elliott, Libby Spera, Sabrina Chu was 2nd.

Indian Hill won the district title with 248 points.  It was 44 points better than 2nd place Seven Hills.  Wyoming was 3rd with 203 points.  Mariemont was 4th with 198 points.  Madeira was 13th.  The boys were automatic qualifiers for state in three events.  Oddly enough, Indian Hill did not have any automatic qualifiers.  Mariemont has two.  Ian Mikesell won the 100 Breaststroke in 56.62.  He just missed breaking the district record. The Warrior 200 Freestyle of Mikesell, Jackson Comer, Gabe Hartnett, & Nick McCarthy finished 1st in 1:28.16.  The Wyoming 400 Freestyle Relay team of Holden Jurell, Max Schirra, Will Jordan, & Phil Brocker was 2nd.

This story is not complete.  Check back Sunday for additional state qualifiers in swimming.

The Division II Girls' Sectional Championships were held at Colerain Bowl Thursday.  The top seven teams and seven individuals not on those teams qualify for the district tourney.

League champ Reading finished 6th with 2890 pins.  Maggie Rohlfs was 16th with a three game series of 441.  Her top game was 176.  Renee Schueler was 18th with a 431. Ashley Parker had a 351 series & Sammie Hensley a 243 two game series.  Deer Park claimed the 7th and final district spot with 2819 pins.  Chelsea Hammer was 5th overall with a 499 series.  Her best game of 200 was one of only five 200 games at the sectional.  Sarah Egbers had a 402 series.  Kassidy Russell-Gamble had a 388 series & Keryn Houston a 383 series.  Taylor, in their first year of bowling, finished 15th.  The Yellowjackets did have a district qualifier.  Emily Lawless had a 419 series.  Wyoming finished 14th with Abby McMonigal (394) their top bowler.  Mariemont did not have enough girls for a team this season.  So their two girls bowled on the boys' team during the regular season.  They did get an opportunity to compete at the girls' sectional.  Julie Meese had a 362 series & Emma Veeneman a 357.

The Division II District Championships will be on Thursday, February 22 at Beaver-Vu Lanes in Beavercreek starting at 9:00 am.  The top four teams and top four individuals not on those teams qualify for the state championships.

The Division II Boys' Sectionals were held at Colerain Lanes on Wednesday. The top seven teams and top seven individuals not on those teams qualify for the district tourney.

Taylor followed up their league title winning the sectional title.  The Yellowjackets had a score of 4035 pins. That was 134 pins better than 2nd place Badin. Jesse Timmerman was 2nd overall with a three game score of 631.  He was only 6 pins from the sectional champ.  Timmerman was the only sectional bowler to have three 200 games (213, 218, 200).  Shawn Ward was 7th with a 586 series and a best game of 221.  Austin Harvey was 10th with a 573 series and a best game of 213.  Noah Heller had a 542 series and 201 game.  Brady Leisure best game was 197.  Deer Park, co league champs, finished 6th with 3608 pins.  Christian Sique was 12th with a 570 series.  He had a very consistent day with games of 189, 189, 192.   Will Maley was 13th with a 569 series and a best game of 201.  Eric Hamilton had a 538 series.  His best game of 230 was the 5th best of all sectional bowlers.  Johnathan Schramn had a 496 series and a 216 game.  Eric Winter had a 415 series. 
Reading finished 11th.  Nathan Profitt was the top Blue Devil bowler with a 538 series and a 201 game.  He missed qualifying as an individual by 3 pins.  Mariemont was 18th.  Dylan Buerger was the top Warrior bowler with a 521 series and 192 game.  Wyoming was 20th.  Brady Brunsman was the top Cowboy golfer with a 474 series & 197 game.

The Division II District Championships will be held at Beaver-Vu Lanes in Beavercreek on Thursday, February 22 starting at 9:00 am.  The top three teams and top three individuals not on those teams will qualify for state.

Led by another state record and two district champs, eight league divers will be going to the Division II State Diving Championships. The top five divers in each of the four districts in the state qualify for state. Of the 10 spots for the boys and girls in the Southwest District, league divers took 80% of them.


Lexi Magenheim of Indian Hill was district champ with 405.25 points.  Kyleigh Spang of Mariemont was 4th with 379.60 points and Adrienne Storer of Wyoming was 5th with 355.30 points.

Last week at the sectional championships, Noah Vigran of Indian Hill broke his own state record scoring 616.85 points.  it was a short lived record, as Vigran recorded 620.25 points as the district champ. The defending state D2 champ should be a heavy favorite to repeat. CHl divers sweep all five qualifying spots.  Illusha Gerimshuck of Wyoming finished 2nd with a school record 511.60 points.  Two Mariemont divers made up the next two spots.  Nathan Cox was 3rd with 403.55 points & Jacob Cox was 4th with 362.20 points.  Pavel Gerimshuck of Wyoming rounded out the top five with 352.25 points.

The state diving championships will be held in Canton at the CT Branin Natatorium.  The girls will dive on Wednesday, February 21st at 9:00 am.  The boys will dive in the afternoon at 2:00.

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