Marie Plitt, Julie Plitt, and Mackenzie Atkinson honored
On Monday at the Cintas Center at Xavier University, the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Women's Sports Association honored Loveland resident, Julie Plitt. The head coach of the Wyoming High School Cowboys Womens Volleyball team received special recognition for her 300th varsity win. It took her just 16 years to accomplish this feat. Plitt's career record is 314-76, a 80.5 percent winning average. She has been named the Enquirer Coach of the year nine times and was named 2012 Ohio Coach of the year.
In addition, the Midwest Takeover Girls Basketball team was honored for winning the 2013 6th Grade AAU National Championship. Two members of the team are 7th grade Loveland Middle School student-athletes, Mackenzie Atkinson and Marie Plitt. Team members consists of players from the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area.
Plitt and Atkinson are now playing on the 7th grade Midwest Takeover team. AAU ranks the Midwest Takeover #1 in their DI Power Rankings as the pre-season favorite in the nation for 2014. They also played for the 7th grade Loveland Basketball team that was ECC Middle School Champions this past school year.