In a poll that ended September 17, readers of Cincinnati.com voted the Cincinnati Enquirer Athletes of the Week, presented by Mercy Health, from high school sports promotion through September 12.
The winners receive a certificate from the school’s sports department. The first round will appear at the end of September and beginning of October.
More:How to nominate Greater Cincinnati High School Athlete of the Week in 2021
When they reach the schools, please remember to send a picture of the winning athletes with their diplomas for the photo gallery to [email protected]
Ohio Soccer Team: Withrow – Withrow defeated Belmont 34-0 for his third straight shutout. The Tigers only allowed six points in 2021.
Northern Kentucky Football Team: Boone County – Boone County quarterback Richard West scored three touchdowns when Boone County defeated Lloyd 26-6.
Boys Fall Team: Dixie Heights Soccer – The Colonels defeated St. Henry 3-1 on the road before returning home to beat Lexington Christian 5-2.
Girls’ fall team: Notre Dame football – Notre Dame took street wins against Simon Kenton and Conner and remained a perfect 12-0 for the season.
Ohio Boys Cross Country Runner: Noah McKee, Oak Hills – He was the top ranked Highlander at the Little Miami XC Invitational on September 11th and helped Oak Hills get a first place on the team.
Northern Kentucky / Indiana Cross Country Runner: Jonathan Christopher, Campbell County – The freshman finished second of 158 runners in the Mason County Invitational.
Ohio Girls Cross Country Runner: Eva Hensley, Oak Hills – She won the Troy Twilight Invite Scarlet Race 5K in 18: 55.5, helping Oak Hills finish second on the team.
North Kentucky / Indiana runners: Allie Atchley, Simon Kenton – She finished 21st out of 116 runners at the Mason County Invitational.
Ohio Footballer, Big School: Joseph Ginnetti, Moeller – He finished Moeller’s 25-7 win over Ironton with a team high of 11 tackles.
Ohio Footballer Little School: Leland Jones-Royalty, Taylor – He ran 130 yards and two touchdowns on 19 tries in a 46-27 win over Finneytown.
Northern Kentucky / Indiana Football Player: Maveriq Catacora, Dayton – He had a 58 yard interception return for a score in Dayton’s loss to Estill County.
Boys-Golfer: Will Stamm, Beechwood – He qualified for the Kentucky Golf Coaches Association’s all-state meeting next weekend, the first in school history.
Girl Golfers: Ella Puthoff, Ursuline – Ella led the Ursuline Lions this week with a score of 81 in the GGCL tournament and a score of 40 in Centerville.
Ohio Boys Soccer Player: Jadon Turner, Oak Hills – The runner-up scored both goals in a 2-0 win over Greater Miami Conference rivals Hamilton, Hamilton on September 9.
Northern Kentucky, Indiana boy soccer player: Anthony Brown, Covington Latin – This junior scored 4 goals in their game against Williamstown, leading the Trojans to a 5-3 win and their second win of the season. He also scored one goal against Walton Verona for 5 goals for the week and 7 for the season.
Ohio Girl Soccer Player: Bella Land, Kings – She had two goals and two assists in a 9-1 win over Winton Woods on September 7th.
Northern Kentucky, Indiana girl soccer player: Gianna Syfert, Covington Latin – The junior scored three goals in her win over Carroll County and then three goals in Trojan’s win over Bellevue. She has played three hat-trick games this season and given her nine goals this season.
Girls tennis player, singles: Neha Arcot, Ursuline – The second led the Lions to victory over Mount Notre Dame with a 6-1 win in their two sets.
Girls tennis player, doubles team: Mary Kate Tucker and Alina Roell, Seton – The juniors are so far unbeaten 7-0 this fall season and last week they beat St. Ursula Varsity B’s first doubles over Fairfield J / V , Talawanda Varsity, Ursuline Varsity B, Summit Country Day, Mariemont J / V, Ursuline J / V and now St. Ursula Varsity B. They have developed as a team, work together and support each other during the ups and downs of a typical tennis match .
Ohio Big School Volleyball Player: Brooke Bultema, Ursuline – The junior had 21 kills, 2 service aces for a total of 21 serves, 7 digs and 4 blocks in the 3-1 win over Seton and 20 kills, 10 blocks, 3 digs and one serving Ace on a total of 10 serves in the defeat against St. Ursula.
Ohio Small School Volleyball Players: Georgia Schaefer, Summit Country Day – Runner-up, running the Miami Valley Conference with 206 assists, had 83 assists, 36 digs, and 4 service aces in wins over Cincinnati Country Day and Norwood and one loss last week on horse.
Northern Kentucky, Indiana Volleyball Player: Cora Taylor, St. Henry – She was named the MVP of the All ‘A’ Region Nine Tournament for Champion Crusaders.
Boys’ Water Polo: Peter Hausfeld, Sycamore – He scored 25 goals with just 31 shots and added 7 assists at the Ohio Cup tournament in Columbus over the weekend. In defense, he brushed opponents’ advances aside 22 times, and nine times they were kicked out for something good he’d done.
Girls’ Water Polo: Olivia Shields, Sycamore – Olivia led the team to victory against Princeton last Wednesday. She scored 3 and assisted in 4 of the 10 goals scored against Princeton. She also made 2 steals and 2 blocks on the defensive end.