Weekly Report #11

Results for the Winter All Sports Trophy are now on the website.

For the Winter season here are the leaders:

Indian Hill   34.5.  Taylor   33.   Wyoming   32.   Madeira and Reading 27.

Wyoming won Boys Basketball and Boys Swimming.  Indian Hill was champion in Girls Basketball and Girls Bowling.   Taylor won Girls Basketball and Girls Bowling,  Reading won Boys Bowling and Madeira took the Wrestling title  

The All Sports Trophy is representative of the strongest sports program in the CHL.  Going into the Spring season here is where the All Sports Trophy stands: 

Fall/Winter point totals:

Indian Hill   80.5     Madeira    78.5     Wyoming    75      Taylor    63    Mariemont   57


Girls Wrestling:

Two CHL schools, Taylor and Finneytown compete in the new sport of Girls Wrestling. The semi-regionals were held this weekend and several girls qualified for the Regionals this coming weekend.  Team wise Taylor finished third and Finneytown finished eighth out of 14 schools.  Both Taylor and Finneytown were the two smallest schools at the semi-regionals .

The top four at Regionals will move on to the State meet two weeks from now in Columbus.  Below are our CHL qualifiers, their grade, weight class, record and where they placed in the semi-regionals.

100 lbs.  Vita Savage, Jr.-Taylor   (26-10)  1st place

105 lbs.  Katie Block, Sr.-Taylor   (16-16)    2nd place

115 lbs.  My’Shawanna Tinsley, Soph.-Finneytown   (24-7)    2nd place

115 lbs.  Gabby Fenton, Jr.-Taylor   (33-10)   3rd place

125 lbs.  Anna March, Jr.-Taylor   (30-15)   2nd place

170 lbs.  Meghan Werbrich, Sr.-Taylor   (30-2)   2nd place

190 lbs.  Hailey Rose Caldwell, Sr.-Taylor   (30-10)   2nd place

235 lbs.  Krissia Coreas, Sr.-Finneytown  (8-6)   4th place


State Swim Meet:

Several CHL swimmers traveled to Canton this weekend to compete in the State Swimming and Diving Meet.  An example of how strong the CHL swim competition is could be seen in the Division II Boys 400 Meter Free Relay Finals.  Indian Hill, Wyoming and Madeira all had four swimmers competing in the that race.  Three of the eight lanes, from all over Ohio, were occupied by CHL athletes!

In the Girls DII state meet Indian Hill finished in 9th place, Taylor 24th, Madeira 31st and Wyoming 33rd. 

Individual CHL girls that made the podium:

Josie Festa, Indian Hill-4th in 1 Meter Diving

Corine Rieskamp, Taylor-4th in 100 M Breaststroke

Gabby Henz, IH-6th in 100 M Breaststroke

Indian Hill-7th in the 400 Freestyle Relay

Indian Hill-8th in the 200 Medley Relay.

On the Boys side at Canton, Indian Hill finished a strong 5th place as a team.  Wyoming was right behind the Braves in 6th place.  Madeira was 10th.

Individual Boys that made the podium:

Jeffrey Wenker, Indian Hill-8th in the 100 M Freestyle

Arjun Veloyuthan, IH-4th in the 200 M Freestyle

Carter Hagenauer, Wyoming-8th in the 200 M Freestyle

Arjun Veloyuthan, IH-3rd in the 500 M Freestyle

Jake Dobson, Madeira-7th in the 500 M Freestyle

Cooper Stenken, Wyoming-7th in the 100 M Breaststroke

Madeira-8th in the 200 M Freestyle Relay

Indian Hill-2nd in the 400 M Freestyle Relay

Wyoming-6th in the 400 M Freestyle Relay

Madeira-7th in the 400 M Freestyle Relay

Indian Hill-3rd in the 200 M Medley Relay

Wyoming-5th in the 200 M Medley Relay


Sectional Wrestling:

The DII Sectionals were held Saturday and Reading won its first ever Sectional Championship.  Indian Hill was 3rd, Taylor finish 6th and Wyoming was 9th.

Sectional Champions: The CHL won 8 out of 13 weight classes!

106-Cannon Bergeron-Taylor

113-Vitaly Cristo-Indian Hill

132-Evan Mercurio-Indian Hill

144-Nick Werbrich-Taylor

150-Gage Murphy-Reading

157-PJ Murphy-Reading

165-Joel Hancock-Wyoming

175-Alexander Ahlert-Indian Hill

DIII Sectionals were also held Saturday and Madeira is Sectional Champs.  The Mustangs had five individual champions.

Sectional Champions:

106-Blake Opichka-Madeira

132-Samuel McClain-Madeira

144-Aiden Thiele-Madeira

215-Maxwell James-Madeira

285-JJ Hoeffel-Madeira

Boys Basketball:

DII-Wyoming and Reading play this week in the Sectional Tournament.  Indian Hill and Taylor have been eliminated from the tournament.

DIII-Deer Park, Finneytown and Madeira are out of the tournament.  Mariemont won Saturday night and will play Thursday against Georgetown a Princeton at 7:30.

All CHL teams will be posted this weekend on the website!

Boys Bowling:

In DI all of the bowlers were eliminated at the sectional level,  In DII Jon Mil, Deer Park, qualified for Districts and finished in 9th place out of 162 bowlers.  John was only five pins from qualifying for the State Meet.

Girls Bowling:

Taylor finished 9th at the sectional tournament this week.  Individually, Ellie Miller, Jr. from Taylor, qualified for Districts next week by firing a 479 series.  At the DII Districts the CHL did not have any state qualifiers.  Reese Rohlfs, Sr. From Reading, finished 30th out of 156 bowlers at Districts.

Girls and Boys Bowling all league teams will be posted this weekend on the website!

Girls Basketball:

In the DII Sectionals all the CHL schools have been eliminated from the tournament.  In DIII Madeira still stands. Madeira will play Summit Country Day this coming Monday at Fairfield.

All CHL teams will be posted this weekend on the website!

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The CHL Championships took place Saturday. Madeira won the CHL title with 275 points while Reading was runner-up with 273,  Indian Hill, who hosted the meet this year, finished a strong third place with 184 points. Madeira took home five individual titles.  Indian Hill won four and Reading three.   Taylor and Wyoming each won a single individual title.  This is back to back CHL titles for Madeira on the mats!

PJ Murphy from Reading was selected by the coaches as Wrestler of the Year and Madeira’s coach, Chris Davidson, was named Coach of the Year.  Individual  results are on the All league section of this website!

Boys Basketball:

The Wyoming Cowboys defeated Madeira 44-23 Friday night to win the CHL title. They ended up 13-1 (19-3 overall).  This is Wyoming’s second title in a row and 8th out of the last 11 years.  Indian Hill defeated Mariemont 50-47 in the battle for second place.

The sectional tournament begins this coming week.  Wyoming, Taylor, Indian Hill and Reading will all compete in Division II.  Madeira, Mariemont, Deer Park and Finneytown will all play in Division III.

Girls Basketball:

Wyoming and Taylor will open up DII Sectional Tournament play this week on Tuesday, February 20th.

Four CHL school play today in the DIII Sectionals.  Deer Park and Reading had their seasons come to an end today.  Mariemont and Madeira both won their first round sectional game.  Mariemont will play Tuesday at Wilmington vs. Fenwick at 6:00.  Madeira will play on Wednesday at Fairfield vs. St. Bernard.

Girls Bowling:

The DII Sectionals were held this week and Resding’s Girls team qualified for Districts next week.  They finished 2nd in the sectionals.  Deer Park was 6th and Wyoming 9th.

Lucy Heringer from Deer Park was the Sectional Individual Champion and qualified as an individual for Districts.  Two Reading Bowlers also qualified, Reese Rohlfs finished 3rd and Hannah Chandler was 4th.

The DI Sectionals for Taylor and Indian Hill will be held on Thursday, February 22nd.

Boys Bowling:

DII sectionals were also held for the Boys teams.  Reading qualified for Districts as a team by finishing 5th at Sectionals.  Wyoming was 6th and Deer Park 7th but did not qualify as a team to move on.  Two Wyoming Bowlers and one from Deer Park qualified for Districts as an individual.  Abe Rempo, Wyoming, finished 6th,  Javen Gragston, Wyoming, finished 8th and Jon Mil Deer Park, was 9th at Sectionals.

Taylor and Indian Hill will compete in the DI Sectionals this week, on Tuesday, Feb. 20th.


The District Tournament was held this weekend at Miami University.  Several swimmers from the CHL will represent at the State Tournament next weekend in Canton.

Team Results:

Boys:  Wyoming won the title of District Champion.  Indian Hill was runner-up and Madeira finished in 4th place.

Girls:  Indian Hill was also runner-up on the girls side.  Wyoming was 6th and Madeira 8th.

Individually Josie Festa, Indian Hill was the Girls District 1 Meter Diving Champion.

The CHL won District Titles in all three boys relays.  Madeira took the title in the 200 Freestyle Relay,  Indian Hill won both the 400 Free Relay and thr 200 Medley Relay!

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Boys Wrestling:

The CHL league meet will be held next Saturday, 2/17, at Indian Hill HS.  Today we highlight some of the best matchups in certain weight classes going into the meet next weekend.

106:   Tunstall IH 31-4 and Opichka MAD 28-6

120:   Cristo IH 31-4 and Witcher MAD 24-10

132:   Mercurio IH 29-9 and McCain MAD 22-12

150:   G. Murphy READ 24-4 and Almuratov IH 21-13

157:   Volz FINN 33-4 and PJ Murphy READ 22-1

190:   Kocaoglu MAD 23-10 and McNeil FINN 18-8

285:   Konrad READ 22-7 and Hoeffel MAD 23-5

Girls Basketball:

The CHL championship came down to the last game of the season.  Indian Hill won a close game over Mariemont and Taylor handled Deer Park, so they both will share the CHL title with an 11-3 league record.

This is the 5th title in six years for Indian Hill and it is Taylor’s first championship since 1998-1999.

The state tournament games begin this week.  Indian Hill opens up on Tuesday, 2/13.   Four other CHL schools open up on Saturday, 2/17.  They are Madeira, Mariemont, Deer Park and Reading.  Wyoming and Taylor both have a bye in the first round and open up next Tuesday, 2/20.

Indian Hill leads off the tournament for CHL schools on Tuesday, with a game against Wilmington at 5:30 at Loveland HS!

Boys Basketball:

One week left in the CHL season and we still do not have a champion.  On Friday Indian Hill traveled to Taylor and won their 11th league game by defeating Taylor 50-32. Wyoming defeated Finneytown 69-45 and they stand at 12-1 in CHL games.  This week either Wyoming will win the title outright or Indian Hill will share the crown with the Cowboys.  Wyoming is home vs. Madeira.  Indian Hill travels to Mariemont who is currently in 3rd place in the standings.

The State tournament draw is this weekend.  The tournament starts after the regular season is completed.


Sectionals this week will be held on Tuesday, February 13th.  The All Sports Trophy points have been distributed for both Boys and Girls Bowling and are now up on this website.


Congratulations to the Indian Hill Cheerleading squad on qualifying for Nationals!

GIRLS Wrestling:

Meghan, a senior at Taylor HS, has a record of 15-1 this year with 11 pins.  Congratulations to Meghan on her commitment!


The CHL swim teams competed in the sectionals this weekend.  Many swimmers, both on the boys side and the girls side qualified for Districts coming up next weekend at Miami University.  A trip to the state tournament in Canton will be on the line next week.

There are several sectionals across Southwest Ohio and District qualifiers are ranked based on best times at each sectional.  PCY, Princeton, and Mason each held sectionals with CHL swimmers competing,

The CHL girls saw two number 1 qualifiers for districts:

Corine Rieskamp from Taylor had the top qualifying time in the 100 Breaststroke and will be the favorite to win the event at Districts.  Corine was the CHL swimmer of the year at the CHL meet held earlier this year.

Josie Festa had the top qualifying score in SW Ohio in the 1 Meter Diving competition.  Josie is from Indian Hill and was also the Diving Champ at CHL’s!

The Boys saw the Madeira 200 meter freestyle relay team qualify with the fastest time at Sectionals and will also be the favorite to win Districts.  The relay team is made up of Jake Dobson, Max Welty, Owen Lichtenberg, and Mateo Ramirez.