Cincinnati Enquirer Names Fall Athlete of the Week, October 2nd

In a poll that ended October 2, readers selected the winners of the Cincinnati Enquirer Athlete of the Week for the September 21-27 voting period.

The winners will receive a certificate that will be mailed through the school’s sports department.

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You don’t have to be a subscriber to vote from Monday afternoons to 5:00 p.m. every Friday during the season. Please send all nominees to [email protected] by Monday morning for the previous week’s performances. The new ballot will be announced on Monday evening. You can vote once an hour from any device.

This week’s winners are:

Fall Boys Team: St. Xavier Golf – The boys won the Greater Catholic League South in a row, led by Golfer of the Year Eric Braun and Coach of the Year Alex Kepley.

Ohio girls team event: Seton volleyball – Seton improved to 10-1 with two wins a week, a five-set win against St. Ursula and a win against Division II leader Roger Bacon.

Fall NKY / IND girls team: Conner football – The Lady Cougars have been strong this week, beating Holy Cross and taking two big district wins against Ryle and Boone Counties. Conner sits 5-2 in the last few weeks of the regular season.

Ohio Football Team, Big School: St. Xavier – The bombers surpassed Moeller 43-14 to complete their march through the Grand Catholic League South.

Ohio Football Team, Little School: Ross – The Rams won a SWOC championship with a 63-28 win over Edgewood. Ross beat Edgewood 35-7 in the second half.

Northern Kentucky / Indiana soccer team: Conner – Conner ran early and often over Boone County and improved to 2-0 on a 40-0 win.

Ohio boys cross country: Alex Wolf, Loveland – The junior won the 5,000 meter run at the Lakota East Fall Classic II on September 26 with a time of 18: 35.50.

Northern Kentucky / Indiana Boys Cross Country: Kadin Engle, Holy Cross – The senior won the Varsity 4K at Villa Quad Sept. 26 with a time of 13: 13.76.

Ohio Girls Cross Country: Caroline Meyer, Walnut Hills – She took first place in the university race at the Princeton Cross Country Invitational on September 26th.

Northern Kentucky / Indiana Cross Country Girls: Ella Thornberry, Covington Latin – The senior finished second in the Varsity 4K at Villa Quad September 26th with a time of 16: 48.08.

Field hockey: Lauren Bricca, Ursuline – The senior captain scored the decisive goal in Ursuline’s 2-1 win over Indian Hill and brought the Lions onto the scene in the final 30 seconds of their game against Columbus Academy.

Football player, big school: Calvin Cloud, LovelandThe senior quarterback threw 411 yards, two touchdowns and ran for a score when Loveland snapped a 19-game losing streak with a 48-14 win over Holmes.

Soccer player, small school: Seth Vining, Bethel-Tate – The junior missed just one pass in a 35-7 win over Williamsburg on Friday night, finishing 11 of 12 for 243 yards and two touchdowns.

Northern Kentucky / Indiana soccer players: Amari Riley, Lloyd – He made up 12 of Lloyd’s 54 points in a 54-0 win over Bellevue. He had a rushing touchdown and receiving TD, accumulating 27 yards on two receptions and 27 yards on 3 rush attempts.

Golfers for Boys: Tyler Vallee, Loveland – He finished second in the Eastern Cincinnati Conference tournament with a 73 and helped Loveland get a first place on the team.

Girl golfer: Anna Frey, St. Ursula Academy – She was a co-medalist in the team’s loss to the Ursuline Academy with a 5-over-par 42

Boys soccer players: Jaxson Marks, Georgetown – The freshman had two goals in Georgetown’s 3-1 win over Bethel-Tate on September 24th.

Girls soccer players: Adisyn Johnson, Ross – The second grader made seven saves in her shutout attempt to help Ross defeat Talawanda, 1-0, September 22.

Tennis players: Gabrielle Kadakia, Oak Hills – She beat her first individual opponent from Lakota West in a 3-2 Highlander team win and her opponent in Mount Notre Dame in a 4-1 team win.

Ohio Girls Volleyball: Paige Fisher, Williamsburg – In the 3-0 win over Indian Hill on September 26, the senior had 22 kills, 66 attempts in total, 11 assists, 7 digs and 1 block. Against Batavia she had 25 kills, 13 assists, 1 serving ace, 15 digs and a block in a 3-1 win. In defeating Bethel-Tate, she had 16 kills, 34 total tries, 8 assists, 3 serving aces and two digs.

Volleyball player from Northern Kentucky: Beka Sergeant, Simon Kenton – She had 10 kills and 24 digs in the Kentucky Challenge, where the Pioneers had a win over Southwestern and a loss to Henry Clay.

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