Loveland Magazine

LHS Winter Sports Has Huge Victories Over Christmas Break!

The photo above by Claire Besler is Senior Bowler Jacob Kim

by Cassie Mattia

Loveland, Ohio – Student-Athletes and sports fans across Ohio are celebrating as Winter sports are finally back in session!

Over Winter break, the LHS Winter sports teams competed and gained some unbelievable ECC (Eastern Cincinnati Conference) victories! There have been many Tigers that are not only helping their designated teams win but also making a name for themselves as top performers within the ECC. Here is your Loveland Sports 411 With Me, Cassie Mattia!

Men’s Basketball

The Loveland Men’s Basketball Team worked hard over Christmas break so that they could compete to their best ability in some big league and non-league games!

On December 22nd the Tigers faced Talawanda at their home court. Loveland gained a victory winning 34 – 32 (click the link to see box score). The lead scorer for the Tigers was Addison Hearn who had 10 points while fellow Tiger Sam Cox played a great game as well grabbing 4 rebounds, 4 assists, and 1 steal.

On December 29th Loveland hosted Mason. Although the Tigers lost 62 – 24 they fought as hard as they could to compete. The lead scorer for the Tigers was Pete Craft putting up 16 points.

On January 5th the Loveland Men’s Basketball Team played at Turpin losing in a very close game 45 – 39. The top performer for the Tigers was Aaron Krabacher scoring 14 points and grabbing 6 rebounds.

On January 8th the Tigers played in another nail bitter at home against Lebanon. The Tigers lost in overtime 70 – 68. Aaron Krabacher played unbelievably scoring 18 points and collecting 10 rebounds while teammate Pete Craft scored 17 points and gained 11 rebounds.

Currently, the Tigers are sitting in the middle of the ECC with a 3-4 record (5-6 overall). Tiger Addison Hearn is 1st in the ECC in Assists averaging 3.3 per game.

The Loveland Men’s Basketball Team will play again on January 12th at Home against Aiken at 7:30 PM.

Women’s Basketball

The Loveland Women’s Basketball Team is taking the ECC by storm achieving an 8-1 record (12-1 overall) after competing over Winter break putting the Tigers at the top of the ECC!

The Tigers kicked off Winter break play on December 23rd on their home court against Walnut Hills. Loveland secured a victory winning 52 – 21. The top performer for Loveland was Tess Broermann who had 14 points and 5 assists. Jenna Batsch also had a beyond stellar game scoring 12 points and grabbing 3 steals. Tiger Nia Kemper chipped in for the win with 11 points and 5 steals.

On December 28th Loveland traveled to West Clermont gaining another win 43 – 31. Tess Broermann was once again the leading scorer with 14 points! The Tigers bounced back and played again on December 30th on their home court against St. Ursula. Jenna Batsch helped lead the Tigers to another win, 51 – 43, scoring 19 points!

On January 4th Loveland made the trip to play at Sycamore where they had another victory winning 48 – 36. The MVP for the Tigers was Jenna Batsch who had 22 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals, and 1 assist.

Loveland competed on January 6th at home against Lebanon winning 47 – 43 putting the Tigers officially on a 10 game winning streak! Jenna Batsch helped lead the Tigers to a victory once again earning 17 points, 8 rebounds, 3 steals, 1 assist, and 1 block.

After Loveland’s successful Winter break, several Tigers are now at the top of the ECC stat leader boards! Jenna Batsch is in 5th place in Scoring averaging 14.2 points per game, in 4th place for Blocks collecting 1.4 blocks per game, and is in 5th place for Steals grabbing 3 steals per game. Olivia Raby is in 3rd place for Blocks averaging 1.8 per game.

The Tigers will play their next game on January 13th on their home court against West Clermont at 7 PM.

Dive Team

Enjoy the beautiful compilation of photos taken of the Loveland Tigers Dive Team by Loveland Magazine intern Claire Beseler!

Photos by Claire Beseler © 2021

Wrestling

The Loveland Men’s Wrestling Team competed over Winter break earning top spots on all of the ECC leader boards! Check out the Tigers individual placement within the ECC according to what weight class they competed in!

EDITORS NOTE:

Katie Folzenlogen, the “Wrestling Liaison” sent this info to Loveland Magazine :

“You have some of the boys in the incorrect weight classes and missed the weight class 152. I am the wrestling liaison and I am happy to send the corrections if you would like them.”

126: Alex Harrison (10) and Tre Webster (12)
145: Ryan Harden (10) and Cole Ray(12)
152: Gavin Folzenlogen (11)

“Coach is switching up weight class placements for the duals moving forward. So there may be a few changes coming this Thursday.”

2.Ryne Webster (Jr), Loveland551
1.Brett Hogan (Jr), Loveland641
2.Ty Harter (So), Loveland733
1.Alex Harrison (So), Loveland733
1.Jake Case (Jr), Loveland736
3.Ryan Harden (So), Loveland543
4.Cole Ray (Sr), Loveland111
3.Parker Ashby (Jr), Loveland464
4.Brayden McCaleb (Fr), Loveland131
4.Jack McCaleb (Jr), Loveland161
2.Jarod Mendoza (Sr), Loveland1008
3.Semi Ozarslan (Jr), Loveland423
2.Tristan Greatorex (So), Loveland915
2.Vaughn Pence (Jr), Loveland643
1.Sawyer Bowin (Jr), Loveland915

The Loveland Wrestling Team’s next competition will be on January 14th at home against Lebanon at 5 PM.

Men’s Swimming

The Loveland Men’s Swim Team swam their hearts out over Christmas break placing in the top 10 in several ECC swimming categories! Below is the placement of both the team and Tiger individuals in the ECC.

The Women’s and Men’s Dive Team (Photo from Loveland Athletics)
3.Evan Lucas (Jr), Loveland1:58.04
8.Jackson Farrell (So), Loveland2:10.51
5.Colin Blackburn (Sr), Loveland2:07.78
7.Landyn Temple (Fr), Loveland2:20.64
9.Jackson Farrell (So), Loveland2:29.17
2.Evan Lucas (Jr), Loveland23.85
3.Evan Lucas (Jr), Loveland56.29
6.Jackson Farrell (So), Loveland1:04.02
7.Landyn Temple (Fr), Loveland1:05.89
3.Evan Lucas (Jr), Loveland52.36
6.Colin Blackburn (Sr), Loveland54.28
6.Evan Lucas (Jr), Loveland5:29.18
8.Landyn Temple (Fr), Loveland5:32.83
2.Loveland1:41.26
5.Cole Kissick (So), Loveland1:02.31
6.Jackson Farrell (So), Loveland1:04.89
9.Jacob Carle (Sr), Loveland1:11.50
2.Colin Blackburn (Sr), Loveland1:05.20
4.Landyn Temple (Fr), Loveland1:09.81
6.Evan Lucas (Jr), Loveland1:12.69
8.Cole Kissick (So), Loveland1:16.34
3.Loveland3:38.91

The Men’s Swim Team will compete again on January 21st at the Dive Championships at 5 PM at West Clermont High School and on January 23rd for the ECC Championships at 12:40 PM at Various Sites that have yet to be announced.

Women’s Swimming

The Loveland Women’s Swim Team swam fantastically over Winter break also placing in the top 10 in several ECC swimming categories! Below is the placement of both the team and Tiger individuals in the ECC.

3.Loveland2:03.60
1.Sarah Lolli (Sr), Loveland2:17.59
6.Kiley Dunlap (So), Loveland2:31.64
10.Kendall Hubbell (So), Loveland2:35.76
3.Sarah Lolli (Sr), Loveland26.66
2.Sarah Lolli (Sr), Loveland1:02.80
7.Kiley Dunlap (So), Loveland1:10.19
4.Kiley Dunlap (So), Loveland58.54
8.Sarah Lolli (Sr), Loveland59.95
3.Loveland1:57.26
7.Kendall Hubbell (So), Loveland1:09.22
8.Kiley Dunlap (So), Loveland1:10.37
10.Kendall Chapman (Fr), Loveland1:10.62
3.Sarah Lolli (Sr), Loveland1:15.52
9.Kendall Chapman (Fr), Loveland1:22.31
10.Kiley Dunlap (So), Loveland1:23.30
2.Loveland4:14.62

The Women’s Swim Team will compete again on January 21st at the Dive Championships at 5 PM at West Clermont High School and on January 23rd for the ECC Championships at 12:40 PM at Various Sites that have yet to be announced.

Men’s Bowling

Photos by Claire Beseler © 2021

The Loveland Men’s Bowling Team kicked off January bowling in 3 different matches capturing 2 big ECC victories!

On January 2nd the Tigers bowled at the SWOC/ ECC Tournament then bounced back to bowl again against Anderson on January 4th claiming a big win! On January 6th Loveland secured another victory against Lebanon.

Below are the details for each of the 3 matches (click the blue link below to see)!

Sat. 2at SWOC/ECC Tournament   Match Details
Mon. 4Loveland 2489, Anderson 1810   Match Details
Wed. 6Loveland 2624, Lebanon 2589   Match Details

The Loveland Men’s Bowling Team bowled again today at Little Miami at Eastgate Lanes at 3:30 PM, in which the results will be posted in a future Loveland 411 update, and will bowl on Wednesday at Crossgate Lanes at 3:30 PM against West Clermont.

Currently, Joey Kapszukiewicz is in 4th place in the ECC with a 202.6 bowling average, and Loveland as a team is sitting in 3rd place in the ECC with an average of 927.4. The Tigers are 2nd in the ECC with an 8-1 league record (9-1 overall).

Women’s Bowling

The Loveland Women’s Bowling Team started out 2021 bowling in 3 different matches capturing 1 win and 1 loss!

On January 2nd the Tigers competed at the ECC/SWOC Challenge, in which the Match Details weren’t available. On January 4th Loveland beat Anderson and a couple of days later on the 6th lost against Lebanon. The match details for both bowling competitions are below!

Sat. 2at ECC/SWOC Challenge   
Mon. 4Loveland 1926, Anderson 1773   Match Details
Wed. 6Lebanon 2133, Loveland 1913   Match Details

The Loveland Women’s Bowling Team competed on Sunday at Northwest Lanes for the Lancer Baker Bash and then again on Monday at Eastgate Lanes against Little Miami where they claimed a big ECC victory. The match details weren’t available for Sunday’s Lancer Baker Bash but were available for the Tigers match against Little Miami which is listed below.

Mon. 11Loveland 2051, Little Miami 1718       Match Details

Loveland’s next match will be on January 13th against West Clermont at Crossgate Lanes at 3:30 PM.

Currently Tiger Ashley Gilker is in 4th place in the ECC with 175.5 bowling average and Loveland as a team is in 4th place with a 691.4 average. The Loveland Women’s Bowling Team is 6-4 in the ECC (6-5 overall).

Academic Team

The Loveland Tigers Academic Team competed twice thus far in 2021. Although they battled hard, the Tigers lost in both games against Little Miami on January 6th. The Tigers lost 82-67 and 70-63 putting them at 2-2-0 in the ECC.

The Academic Team’s next match will be January 13th at Kings at 4 PM.

That rounds up the Loveland Sports 411 With Me, Cassie Mattia! For more of sports updates stay tuned!

Cassie Mattia is the Associate Editor of Loveland Magazine and our Account Executive. She can be contacted about advertising opportunities.

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