Indian Hill has three players at the Division II Boys Tennis District Championships, being played at the ATP Tennis Center in Mason. In singles play, Alex Warstler won his 1st round match 6-4, 6-1. The freshman had his season end in the 2nd round losing 6-2, 6-1. The doubles team of senior Raghav Joshi & senior Will Jaroszewicz are guaranteed a spot in the state championship. They won their 1st round match over Fenwick 6-0, 6-0 and beat Oakwood in the 2nd round 6-2, 6-1 to advance to the semi finals. They will play the final two rounds on Saturday to determined what place in the top four they will be.
Sectional baseball begins this week. The first 2 rounds will be at the higher seeded team's field and will start at 5:00 unless otherwise noted.
Division II - Clermont Northeastern beat Wyoming 4-1.
Division III - In a mild upset, Summit Country Day edged Madeira 5-4.
Tuesday was the prelim day for the Division track & field district track & field meet. Several CHL athletes will be in the running finals Saturday. Seven events were final events on Tuesday, with the top four in each event moving on to the regional meet in Dayton next Thursday & Saturday. For the girls, the Indian Hill 4 x 800 team, Christina Channing of Indian Hill (high jump) and Britney Lind of Reading (shot put) will move on to the regional meet. For the boys, the 4 x 800 teams of Wyoming & Indian Hill, Cory Harmon of Deer Park (discus, long jump), and Kolan Livingston of Wyoming (discus) will move on to the regional meet.
In Division III Thursday, Sam Moses of Deer Park (shot put) will be moving on to the regional meet.
More information on these athletes will be in the district story to be posted on Sunday.
The CHL track & field championships were held at Reading Thursday & Friday. Some rain fell on Thursday but didn't stop the meet. Friday, the meet was delayed a little over one hour because of storms. Once the storms past, the meet was held in dry weather. There were no league records set this year although some events were very close to new league marks.
Girls - If you are a follower of track & field, there's nothing better than the meet being decided by the last event, the 4 x 400 relay. This is the way the CHL championships were decided this year. Finneytown & Wyoming entered the final event tied with 107 points each. The Wildcats finished strong by winning the 4 x 400 relay with a time of 4:15.7. Wyoming was 3rd with the final team score Finneytown 117, Wyoming 113. Taylor was a close 3rd with 106 points. It was the Wildcats' 2nd ever CHL girls title and the first since 1991. Finneytown had 7 league champs. Besides the 4 X 400 relay, the 4 x 100 relay (52.0) and 4 X 200 (1:50.1) also were winners. Shyla Cummings was a double winner in the 100 dash (12.2) and 200 dash (25.8). Jaylah Howell won the 400 dash in 59.3. Rafaela Vasilakis won the pole vault (8'). Wyoming had three 1st places finishes, all from one person. Kayla Livingston won the 100 hurdles (15.6), 300 hurdles (46.5), & the long jump (16'7). McKenzie McDaniel of Taylor was a double winner in the 1600 run (5:29.9) & 3200 run (11:58.6). Indian Hill 4 x 800 relay was 1st with a time of 10:19.5. Christina Canning of Indian Hill won the high jump with a jump of 5'6. Jenn Luthman of Madeira won the 800 run with a time of 2:27.5. Sam Moses of Deer Park won the shot put (33'4 3/4) & discus (102'6). Moses was named Field Athlete of the Year. Lizzi Lakamp of Taylor was the Runner of the Year. Lakamp finished 2nd in the 100 hurdles & 300 hurdles and 3rd in the 200 dash. Charlie Crawley of Finneytown is the Coach of the Year.
Boys - Wyoming easily won over 2nd place Finneytown 117 to 86.5 to capture back to back boys' league championships. It is the 15th overall CHL boys' track & field title for the Cowboys. Wyoming had 4 league champs. Jalen Fox won the 100 dash (10.9) & 200 dash (22.5). The other two champs were relays. The 4 x 800 (8:18) & 4 x 100 (46.2) finished 1st. Finneytown had 5 league champs. The 4 x 200 relay (1:35.5) & 4 x 400 relay (3:35.5) were champs. Wildcat senior Alex Hughes was the CHL Runner of the Year and he did it the hard way. He finished 1st in the 1600 run (4:32.5), 1st in the 800 run (2:01.5), and 1st in the 3200 run (10:01.4). Deer Pakr had 4 league champs. Daryl Ringwood won the 300 hurdles (42.6) and the long jump (19'6). Cory Harmon won the discus (158'5) and the shot put (43'6 3/4). Harmon also was 2nd in the long jump and was named Field Athlete of the Year. Spencer Craig of Taylor won the 110 hurdles (16.0). Nick Cedillo of Madeira won the 400 dash (52.1). Drake Stimson of Indian Hill won the high jump (6'). Trevor Fant of Reading won the pole vault (11'). Travis Glendenning of Wyoming is the Coach of the Year.
The district track & field championships will be held this week at New Richmond. All league teams except for one will be in Division II. Deer Park girls are Division III. Tuesday will be Division II prelims, 4 x 800 finals, and five field events finals. Fields will start at 4:00, running at 5:00. Thursday will be the same for Division III. Saturday will be the running finals and the other five field events finals. Division II will start 9:00 with field events and 10:30 running events. Division III field will start at 2:00 and running at 3:30.
Sectional softball games will begin this week. The first two rounds are at the higher seeded team's field. All games will begin at 5:00 unless otherwise noted.
Division II - Indian Hill lost to Ross in the sectionals finals 11-0.