Summit Country Day (Cincinnati) Soccer
The Silver Knights won their second D-III state title in three years and fourth overall by setting a state record with nine goals in the state final, including six in first half (they won 9-0). They finished the season 20-3.
The Grizzlies won the second state title in program history (the first since 1997) and second over Mason with a 60-51 win in the D-I final. The victory avenged an earlier season loss to the Comets, which was the Grizzlies’ lone blemish all year. Wadsworth beat Reynoldsburg 58-48 in the semifinals. In two state tournament games the Grizzlies made 43 of 51 free throws. Wadsworth also finished the season ranked No. 1 in the final AP poll.
Seth Beard, Napoleon Wrestling
The senior and Kent State recruit won his program’s first state title and was named Most Outstanding Wrestler at the D-II state championships after winning the 120-pound title. He beat three-time state champion Tyler Warner of Claymont in the semifinals. A four-time state placer, Beard owns the school record for career wins (196-12).
Hunter Atherton, Dublin Coffman Volleyball
The MaxPreps all-American and Nebraska recruit was named first team all-Ohio for the second-straight season after registering 734 assists, 171 digs and 146 kills as senior. She led her team to a No. 1 ranking and D-I state final.