At The Division II District Golf Tournament at Pipestone Golf Course in Miamisburg on Wednesday, Indian Hill & Wyoming failed to advance to the state championships. Indian Hill finished 8th. Four seniors closed out their high school careers; Allie Satterfield, Gabby Goeke, Alice Zang, & Emily Satterfield. Allie tied for 13th with an 87. Goeke tied for 20th with a 92. Wyoming was 12th and were led by junior Lucy Walton. Three Cowboys seniors played their last high school match; Kayla Wilson, Elizabeth Fischer, & Sydney Wellman.
Congratulations to the Braves and Cowboys on great seasons.
Golf & tennis continues in post season. Cross country teams are in the last regular season week before leagues. Soccer & volleyball are close to determining league champs. Football has four teams fighting for the league title with four weeks to go. Stat leaders are highlighted. Check the complete stats under each sport's link.
Red means league championship has been decided for the sport.
Indian Hill & Reading are both 3-0 in the league & 6-0 overall. Madeira (2-1, 4-2) & Wyoming (2-1, 5-1) are tied for 3rd.
The last two weeks the SID Game of the Week were close. This week not so. Wyoming's defense held Mariemont to 69 total yards as the Cowboys shut out the Warriors 34-0. Justin Shields had his 3rd straight 100 plus yard rushing game. Shields had 33 carries for 185 yards and scoring runs of 79, 3, & 2 yards. The senior running back has 7 touchdowns in the last two weeks. Jake Edmonds had a 4 yard pas form Joey Edmonds. Pierson Rogers fished off the scoring for Wyoming with a 11 yard run.
The closest game of the week was at Taylor. Indian Hill kept their record perfect on the season but it wasn't easy as they beat the Yellowjackets 21-14. Taylor got on the board first on a Hunter Gillespie 1 yard run making it 7-0 after the 1st quarter. Indian Hill would get the next three scores. Reed Aichholz had scoring runs of 6 & 28 yards. In the 4th quarter, Zarrion Hunter-Cure had a 9 yard score giving the Braves a 21-7 lead. But Taylor made it interesting. Gilllespie got his second TD of the game on an 80 yard run. The senior's 221 yards rushing for the night put him over 1000 for the season, but the Braves held on for a 7 point win.
Reading got all 38 of their points in the 1st half as the Blue Devils down Finneytown 38-14. Neriah Brooks had his 5th muti-touchdown game of the season. The senior running back had scoring runs of 65 & 5yards and caught a 30 yard score from Johnny Miller. Miller also had a TD pass to Brendan Edicicco for 7 yards.. Andy Combs had an interception return and Noah Sofio a 25 field goal as the Reading goes to 6-0 for the first time since the early 2000s.
Madeira recorded the 2nd shut out of the week as the Mustangs blank Deer Park 37-0. The Madeira defense allowed the Wildcats 114 total yards. Greg Corn & Nick Cedillo combined for 5 touchdowns. Corn had scoring runs of 2, 3, & 2 yards. The junior running back had 20 carries for 120 yards for the game. Cedillo had touchdown passes of 29 & 48 yards from Kyle Johnson. Chris Landgrebe added a 39 yard field goal.
Quarterback - Reed Aichholz (Indian Hill) 101-162 for 1378 yards, 7 touchdowns QB rating 141.9
Rushing - Hunter Gillespie (Taylor) 1051 yards, Justin Shields (Wyoming) 924 yards
Receiving - Yards Nick Heidel (Indian Hill) 397, Colin Shaw (Indian Hill) 389
Catches - Shaw 30
Scoring - Shields 84 points, R. Aichholz 78 points
Kicking - Chris Landgrebe (Maderia) 31 points 19/19 PATs 4 field goals, Noah Sofio (Reading) 29 points 20/25 PATS, 3 field goals
Tackles - Tucker Berger (Wyoming) 78, Jacob Megois (Madeira) 77
Sacks - Jamal Fox (Wyoming) 6.5
Interceptions - DeAndre Griffin (Wyoming) 4
All games will be on Friday. Mariemont will be at Deer Park, Finneytown at Indian Hill, & Taylor at Reading. The SID Game of the Week will be Madeira at Wyoming. Both teams have offenses that can put points on the board and defenses that can stop opponents. Neither team can afford another league lost. Wyoming could have a slight edge being the home team.
Wyoming is still on top with a 10-0 league mark. The Cowboys are 15-2 overall & have won 14 in a row. Wyoming has also won 80 league games in a row. Madeira is 8-2 in the league & 14-4 overall. Taylor is 3rd (7-3, 10-6). Reading has a 11-5 overall record. Some results from this past week... Wyoming over Roger Bacon in 3 games, Wyoming over Taylor in 3 games, Indian Hill over Goshen in 3 games, Reading over Dixie in 3 games, & Madeira over Reading in 3 games.
Kills - Haley Stewart (Wyoming) 202
Assists - Mia Kraft (Wyoming) 521
Digs - Teensy Zang (Indian Hill) 506
Blocks - Maggie Horstman (Madeira) 82
Serving Aces - Cassidy Zang (Indian Hill) 39, T. Zang 38
The are 14 matches this week, 8 of them league. A big league game will be Tuesday with Madeira at Wyoming. A Wyoming win will clinch at least a tie for the league championship. Two Wyoming league wins this week will give the Cowboys the outright league championships.
Mariemont holds on to lead in the league with a 5-0-0 mark. The Warriors are 7-2-2 overall. Madeira is 2nd (4-1-1, 7-5-1) & Wyoming 3rd (3-1-1, 8-3-2). Some results from the past week... Mariemont 4 Batavia 2, Reading 6 North College Hill 2, & Madeira 3 Indian Hill 1.
Points - Jay Klein (Wyoming) 42
Goals - Jackson Budke (Taylor), Noah Sofio (Reading) 14
Assists - Klein 16
Shut Outs - Ethan Wayman (Wyoming) 4.0 Cameron McCoulough (Madeira) 3.5
There are 11 games this week. Four league games will be on Tuesday. A win Tuesday by Mariemont over Finneytown will clinch the league title.
Indian Hill & Madeira are tied for 1st with 4-0-1 league marks. The Braves are 9-0-3 overall & the Amazons are 6-6-1. With two league games to go, if these two teams stay tied,, they will be co-champs for the 3rd year in a row. Last week, the two teams played to a 0-0- tie. Mariemont is close with a 3-1-1 league record & 8-4-1 overall. Some other results from the past week... Mariemont 4 Western Brown 3, Taylor 4 Deer Park 2, Wyoming 1 Seven Hills 0
Points - Anna Podojil (Indian Hill) 29
Goals - Torey Macke (Deer Park) 12
Assists - Podojil 9
Shut Outs - Ellie Schaub (Indian Hill) 8.0, Julia Long (Mariemont) 7.0
There are 11 games this week, 4 league games on Wednesday.
League golf teams are given 2 points for each regular season league win and two points for each win at the league championships. The standings on the website do not show the points. We will list the points in the weekly update.
The league tourney was held two weeks ago. Congratulations to Wyoming, this year's league champ. Here are the league standings:
Wyoming 24, Indian Hill & Madeira 18, Taylor 10, Mariemont 8, Finneytown & Reading 2.
Stat Leaders (nine hole average)
1. Cooper Hausfield (Wyoming) 39.43
2. David Pittman (Taylor) 39.60
3. Sam Marty (Wyoming) 39.79
4. Zach Evans (Madeira) 39.88
5. Connor Hjelm (Madeira) 40.31
6. Matt Neumann (Indian Hill) 40.50
7. Alex Major (Indian Hill) 40.58
Golf is at the district level this week. See related story.
Indian Hill cliched at least a tie for the league title with a win over Mariemont. The Braves are 5-0 in league play & 16-4 overall. It is the 19th straight league title, the longest current league win streak and 2nd longest in CHL history. Mariemont is 2nd (5-1, 16-4).
In the district finals, Indian Hill beat Chaminade-Julienne 4-1 in the Division II State Team Tennis Tournament. The Braves advance to the state final four on Sunday, October 18th. Their opponent in the semi-finals has not been determined.
Stat Leaders (wins)
Singles - Meredith Breda (Indian Hill) 19-0, Caroline Denecke (Madeira) 17-5, Gracy Hirsh (Indian Hill) 16-4, Rachel Chambers (Madeira) 13-12
Doubles - Madeline Falknor & Janie Bortz (Mariemont) 11-3, Abby Gray & Jackie Schmidt (Madeira) 11-4. Sarah Price & Amalia Guzman (Indian Hill) 10-3, Lydia Bruemmer & Megan Wu (Madeira) 10-7
The district tourney will be held this week. See related story.
GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY
Wyoming was at the Neal Charske Firebird Invitational at Indian Ripple Park in Kettering. The Cowboys did something that is rare in an invitational. They scored a perfect 15 in the Division II/III race as all five scoring runners came in 1st - 5th. It was 45 points better than 2nd place Eaton. It was a textbook performance of keeping all of your runners in pack close to each other. The difference form the 1st to 5th runner was 1 minute. From 2nd to 5th, 4 seconds. Whitley Elsass was 1st (20:12). Danielle McKee was 2nd (21:08), Lily Parker 3rd (21:11), Terra Forsytle 4th (21:11), & Riley Bahr 5th (21:12). St. Xavier has one of the biggest invitationals in the Cincinnati area. Four CHL teams were among the several teams there. In the Division II/III race, Mariemont was 3rd with 113 points. Taylor was 8th & Indian Hill 10th. Marin Valentine (Mariemont) was 10th in 21:21.6. Sutty Godar was the top Taylor runner, Emily Sheard the top Indian Hill runner, McKenzie Jones the top Finneytown runner, & Cosette Busch the top Madeira runner. Deer Park & Reading were at the CHCA Invitational at VOA Park (district course). Elizabeth Nicely was the top Reading runner & Abi Bickers was the top Deer Park runner. The Kings Invitational had several Division I teams. Three league teams were there. Mariemont was 5th, the top D2/3 team. Taylor was 9th & Indian Hill 10th. Valentine was 10th in 20:14. Lizzie Foss was the top Taylor runner & Rhian Horton the top Indian Hill runner.
Stat Leaders (Best 5 Kilometer Time)
1. Marin Valentine (Mariemont) 20:02.9
2. Whitley Elsass (Wyoming) 20:12.0
3. Kate Overbey (Mariemont) 20:20.0
4. Corinne Fanta (Mariemont) 20:29.0
5. Lauren Renner (Mariemont) 20:40
BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY
Wyoming was at the Neal Charske Firebird Invitational at Indian Hill Ripple Park in Kettering. The Cowboys were 2nd in the Division II/III race, 3 points better than the 3rd place team. Cullen O'Brien was 4th in 17:20. Jonah Engelhardt was 13th, Jack Komrska 18th, Grant Mellott 21st & Joe White 25th. St. Xavier has one of the biggest invitationals in the Cincinnati area. Four league teams were among the several. In the Division II/III race Indian Hill was 2nd, only 1 point behind Badin. Joe Murdock was 10th in 17:44. As mentioned in the girl's story, pack running is important in cross country. Indian Hill's 1st - 5th runners were 25 seconds apart. Nolan Hefferman, Patrick Giroux, Ben Warstler, & Devin Hefferman were the other four runners. Mariemont was 5th. Charlie Jordan was the top Warrior runner. Taylor was 8th. Brad Greene was 8th in 17:31.8. Madeira was 8th. Adam Maher was 9th in 17:38.3. Finneytown was 14th with Joel Steimle was the top Wildcat runner. Deer Park & Reading were at the CHCA Invitational held at VOA Park (district course). Deer Park was 7th & Reading 8th. Ethan Schramm was the top Wildcat runner and Mark Schueler was the top Blue Devil runner. The Kings Invitational had several Division I teams. Indian Hill was 4th. Murdock was 9th in 17:22.1. Taylor was 6th. Greene was 4th in 17:17.9. Mariemont was 9th with Chad Fanta the top Warrior runner.
Stat Leaders (Best 5 Kilometer Time) was the top
1. Charlie Jordan (Mariemont) 16:57.0
2. Brad Greene (Taylor) 17:11.3
3. Joe Murdock (Indian Hill) 17:13.0
4. Cullen O'Brien (Wyoming) 17:20.0
5. Patrick Giroux (Indian Hill) 17:23.0
CROSS COUNTRY SCHEDULES
A light schedule this week as teams start to get ready for the league championships on October 17th. Saturday, Deer Park, Indian Hill, & Reading will be at the Ross Invitational.
Seven girls' tennis players, including six from Indian Hill, will be moving on to the Division II district tournament.
In the Cincinnati sectionals, Rachel Chambers from Madeira, who was unseeded, finished 4th. In the quarterfinals, she beat the #4 seedOlivia Moon of Batavia 6-4, 6-2.
In the Mason sectional, Indian Hill had six of their players advance to the district tournament. Gracey Hirsch was the sectional champion in Singles for the 2nd straight year. Also in Singles, Maren McKenna was 3rd. In the Doubles, Amalia Guzman & Nina Price came within a game of making it an all Indian Hill final. Guzman & Price took the Seven Hills team to three games losing the 3rd game 7-6 in the semi-finals. They finished 4th. Top seeds Caroline Andersen & Meredith Breda breeze to the finals, not losing any games. They won the sectional beating Seven Hills 6-0, 6-4.
The Division II District Championships will be at the ATP Tennis Center on Thursday & Saturday. The first matches will begin at 9:00 each day. The top four singles and top four doubles will move on to the state championships, which will be played this year at the ATP Tennis Center.
The 2015 CHL Cross Country League Championships will be moving to a new location. The meet was scheduled to be at Landmark Christian property in Evendale on Saturday, October 17th. Instead, it was decided to move the meet to the Kings Island Golf Center in Mason and team up with the Greater Catholic League and Girls Greater Catholic League. The meet will still be on the 17th. The two leagues will share the same course and same timing company for their meets. The course will be on the Bruin Golf Course, the same course that Moeller uses for their Primetime Invitational held in August.
The GCL/GGCL will hold their league meet in the morning. The CHL will be in the afternoon. The time schedule will be as follows:
12:30 Varsity Girls' Team Race, 1:05 Varsity Boys' Team Race, 1:35 Open Girls' Race, 2:10 Open Boys' Race, 3:00 Junior High Girls' Race 3:00, 3:30 Junior High Boys' Race
There will be an admission charge for the meet. It will be $4.00 adults and $2.00 students.
On a cool and rainy day, the Division II Boys' Sectional Golf Championships were held at Sharon Woods Golf Course. No golfers broke par on the hilly course. Indian Hill qualified for the district tourney by finishing 4th with a score of 332. Matt Neumann led the way for the Braves with an 82, good enough for a tie for 9th place. Alex Major was 13th with an 82. Ben Friedberg shot an 84 & Garrett Innis a 86 to round out the Indian Hill scoring. Trey Skidmore was the 5th golfer with a 91. Wyoming finished 5th a 336. Madeira also had a 336, but finished 6th with the 5th golfer breaking the tie. Both teams miss qualifying for the districts by 4 strokes. Ethan Snyder of Madeira was 5th with a 77. Sam Marty of Wyoming shot an 80, tied for 9th. Both Snyder & Marty will move on to districts. Mariemont was 7th with a 350 & Taylor 8th with a 362. Reading was 12th & Finneytown 15th. Other good scores for CHL golfers were Connor Hjelm (Madeira) 82, David Pittman (Taylor) 82, Drew Moran (Mariemont) 83, Jack Fischer (Wyoming) 83, & Ty Busher (Mariemont) 85. Collin McHugh & Chase Merritt were the top golfers for Reading. Joel Stiemle was the top golfer for Finneytown.
The Division II District Championships will be at Weatherwax Golf Course outside Middletown on Thursday, October 8. The first tee times will be 9:00. The top three teams and the three lowest scores not on those teams move on to state.