In a poll that ended September 3, Cincinnati.com readers selected the Cincinnati Enquirer Athletes of the Week, presented by Mercy Health, from high school sports promotion through August 29.
The winners will receive a certificate from the school’s sports department. The first round will appear at the end of September.
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Ohio soccer team: Clermont Northeastern – CNE knock out Miami Valley Christian 14-0, finishing touchdowns in Q1 and Q4 to improve to 2-0.
Northern Kentucky Football Team: Covington Catholic – Against Class 3A Dominators Belfry, CovCath took their first win of the season, 42-13.
Boys Fall Team: West Clermont Football – The Wolves started the year 2-0, beating Withrow 8-0 on August 24 and Hamilton 3-1 on August 26.
Girls Fall Team: Oak Hills Golf – Oak Hills took two Conference wins, beating Fairfield 159-182 on August 24 and Sycamore 158-160 the next day.
Ohio Boys Cross Country Runner: Addisen Kohls, Harrison – He won the Talawanda Sunset XC Invite August 29th in a time of 17: 26.0 and helped Harrison finish third on the team.
Northern Kentucky Boys Cross Country Runner: Dixon Ryan, St. Henry – He finished 21st out of 261 runners and helped the Crusaders finish sixth out of 31 teams at the Louisville St. Xavier Meet.
Ohio runners: Morgan Blair, Fenwick – The freshman won first place in the Cincinnati Country Day XC Invitational with a time of 22: 01.98 on August 28th.
Northern Kentucky women runners: Mackenzie McMain, St. Henry – She finished 20th out of 187 runners at the Louisville St. Xavier meeting.
Ohio football player, big school: Jordan Marshall, Moeller – In Moeller’s 42-28 win against Chaminade Julienne, Marshall showed his dual threat potential with three catches for 59 yards and two touchdowns with 57 yards and a score on the ground.
Ohio Footballer, Little School: Andrew McIntosh, Clermont Northeastern – The runner-up had 12 tackles and 2.5 sacks in CNE’s 14-0 win over MVCA.
Northern Kentucky / Indiana soccer player: Brayden Collins, Catholic from Covington – He scored two dazzling touchdowns and ran 72 yards in 7 carries to give the Colonels a 42-13 win over Belfry.
Young golfers: Logan Grubenhoff, Simon Kenton – The senior shot a 38 against Scott on August 26th to win his fourth medal of the season.
Girl golfer: Abigail Sheldon, Mount Notre Dame – She was a co-medalist at 37 to the second nine at Waldon Ponds in a 169-173 Cougars loss to Mercy McAuley on August 24th.
Ohio Boys soccer players: Eric Slavey, Reading – The junior scored four goals in a 6-0 win over Purcell Marian on August 23, making him the top of the Cincinnati Hills League in points (11) and goals (5).
Northern Kentucky / Indiana soccer players: Robert Wells, Conner – He scored in two games last week in losing to Highlands and beating Calvary Christian on August 24.
Ohio Girls Soccer Player: Mackenzie Mueller, Ursuline – The senior led the Lions to two wins against Princeton and Lakota West last week. She scored one goal in every game.
Northern Kentucky / Indiana female soccer player: Peyton Jones, Cooper – She scored three of Cooper’s four goals in a 4-3 win over Grace Christin of Franklin, Tenn., When Cooper won 2-1 at a tournament in Gatlinburg. She also scored the only goal in the 1-0 win over Newport Central Catholic.
Girls tennis player, singles: Emma Hinkle, Princeton – She leads the Greater Miami Conference 5-0 in the first singles, including victories over Mercy McAuley on August 25 and Northwest on August 23.
Girls tennis player, doubles team: Alyssa Hardman and Karissa Kuntz, Princeton – The girls are 5-0 in the season following last week’s wins over Northwest Aug 23 and Mercy McAuley Aug 25.
Ohio volleyball player: Hannah Graves, West Clermont The senior who leads the Eastern Cincinnati Conference in kills had 25 kills, four aces, 2 blocks, 13 digs, and handed a 1.78 in a 3-2 loss to Oak Hills that Saturday.
Northern Kentucky / Indiana volleyball player: Chloe Fortner, Cooper – The Junior Libero beat the 1,000 dig mark in the win against Holy Cross with 30 digs and 5 service aces. She currently has 106 digs for the season and sits at 1,066 career digs. Chloe also helped the Jaguars volleyball team finish third in the Bluegrass Invitational tournament over the weekend, with nearly 50 digs for the tournament.
Water polo for boys: Chris Gall, Sycamore – The Aviators went 2-1 at the weekend thanks to the leadership of their captain Gall when he cut the shooters in three games. He got 34 blocks, including many one-on-one stops within a few two-meter shots and a five-meter penalty shot. He also scored a full-court goal, adding four assists and eight steals.