by Cassie Mattia

Loveland, Ohio – The holidays are here and so is Loveland High School’s winter sports season! Thus far LHS’s winter athletics have begun their season with a bang so what better way to showcase these talented Tiger coaches and student-athletes then to bring to you part 2 of the Loveland sports 411!

Men’s Wrestling

The Men’s Wrestling team started off their season with a dual victory at Sycamore on December 5th, winning 49 to 25. The Tigers won 9 out of the 14 matches! Check out the moments captured from the big win at Sycamore below!

The Tiger Wrestlers will be in action again on Thursday against Harrison at home.

Men’s and Women’s Swimming/Diving

The Men’s and Women’s Swim and Dive team kicked off their season at Sycamore on December 3rd and December 7th for the Sycamore High School Invitational. The Tigers had both impressive dives and freestyles! Nami Cannon took first place in the 100 Butterfly and the Women’s dive team consisting of Sydney Keil, Shelby Cline, Kali Egan, and Morgan Eversole also collected some very impressive results!

The Men’s Swim and Dive team also produced some impressive results at Sycamore! Some of the Tiger top performers were Jackson Farrell who swam in the 500 Freestyle and the Men’s 200-yard medley team which consisted of Carle, Jenkins, Ferrill, and Bacanurchi. Below are some of the moments captured at Sycamore!

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Jackson Farrell crusing along in the 500 Freestyle. Go Tigers!

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The Men’s and Women’s Swim/Dive Team competed at Walnut Hills on Tuesday, December 10th, in which we will bring you the results when we receive them, and will be swimming back into action on Tuesday, December 17th at New Richmond at 4 PM.

Men’s Bowling

The Loveland Men’s Bowling Team has been bowling away the competition, improving their record to 4-1 in the ECC and 5-1 overall! The Tigers are currently in 2nd place in the ECC. On Tuesday, December 3rd the Tigers took on Kings at Mason Bowl grabbing a win with a score of 2480 to 2307. Below are Loveland’s stats from the competition.

Loveland
REGULAR GAMES 1 2 3 4 5 6 PINS AVG
Anthony Jerdack 192 191 383 191.5
Jeffrey Scott 168 198 366 183.0
Matthew Rychlik 162 199 361 180.5
Alton French 188 188 188.0
Ben Westley 176 176 176.0
Sub Bowler 1 149 149 149.0
Joey Kapszukiewicz 144 144 144.0
REGULAR GAMES TOTAL 854 913 1767 883.5
BAKER GAMES 1 2 3 4 5 6 PINS AVG
179 184 159 191 713 178.3
TOTALS PINS
2480

 

The Men’s Tiger’s Bowling Team faced Kings again on Wednesday, December 4th at Crossgate Lanes. The Tiger’s bowled their hearts out but unfortunately lost 2571 to 2538. Loveland competed again on Wednesday, December 11th bouncing back with a big win against Walnut Hills, 2463 to 1851. Below are the results from the Tiger’s win against Walnut Hills as well as some action shots!

Loveland
REGULAR GAMES 1 2 3 4 5 6 PINS AVG
Sherron Peacock 203 205 408 204.0
Matthew Rychlik 175 213 388 194.0
Anthony Jerdack 190 197 387 193.5
Alton French 148 208 356 178.0
Jeffrey Scott 170 170 170.0
Joey Kapszukiewicz 139 139 139.0
REGULAR GAMES TOTAL 855 993 1848 924.0
BAKER GAMES 1 2 3 4 5 6 PINS AVG
174 161 139 141 615 153.8
TOTALS PINS
2463

 

 

The Men’s Bowling team will compete again today against Walnut Hills at 3:30 PM at Stone Lanes and on Sunday for the Holiday Classic at Western Bowl.

Women’s Bowling

The Loveland Women’s Bowling are dominating the ECC holding the 1st place spot with a 5-0 record in the ECC and a 6-0 record overall! On December 3rd and 4th, the Tigers grabbed two wins against Kings with a score of 1929 to 1869 on Tuesday and 2054 to 1811 on Wednesday. Below are the impressive stats from the 2 games against Kings.

DEC. 3rd Results 

Loveland
REGULAR GAMES 1 2 3 4 5 6 PINS AVG
Yanni Kahrs 190 171 361 180.5
Grady Pettit 159 163 322 161.0
Ashley George 102 133 235 117.5
Ashley Gilker 175 175 175.0
Substitute 1 90 67 157 78.5
Sydney Bodenstein 101 101 101.0
REGULAR GAMES TOTAL 642 709 1351 675.5
BAKER GAMES 1 2 3 4 5 6 PINS AVG
  128 188 151 111 578 144.5
TOTALS PINS  
  1929  

DEC. 4th Results

Loveland
REGULAR GAMES 1 2 3 4 5 6 PINS AVG
Grady Pettit 205 167 372 186.0
Yanni Kahrs 149 163 312 156.0
Ashley Gilker 150 132 282 141.0
Ashley George 155 127 282 141.0
Annelise Dartnell 112 112 112.0
Avery Banasik 105 105 105.0
REGULAR GAMES TOTAL 771 694 1465 732.5
BAKER GAMES 1 2 3 4 5 6 PINS AVG
  163 106 172 148 589 147.3
TOTALS PINS  
  2054  

 

The Loveland Women’s Bowling Team grabbed another win against Walnut Hills yesterday at Crossgate Lanes, with a score of 1833 to 1504. Below are the results as well as some photos from the competition!

Loveland
REGULAR GAMES 1 2 3 4 5 6 PINS AVG
Grady Pettit 149 150 299 149.5
Ashley George 147 146 293 146.5
Ashley Gilker 159 159 159.0
Yanni Kahrs 159 159 159.0
Substitute 1 120 120 120.0
Annelise Dartnell 118 118 118.0
Substitute 2 109 109 109.0
Avery Banasik 95 95 95.0
REGULAR GAMES TOTAL 643 709 1352 676.0
BAKER GAMES 1 2 3 4 5 6 PINS AVG
122 127 111 121 481 120.3
TOTALS PINS
1833

 

The Tigers are in 2nd place in the ECC for “team average,” holding a solid 700.5, and Tiger bowler Grady Pettit is in 3rd place in the ECC for her individual average, which is a 170.4. The Loveland Women’s Bowling team will compete again today against Walnut Hills at 3:30 PM at Madison Bowl and on Saturday at 9 AM at Western Bowl for the Holiday Classic.

Academic Team

The Loveland High School Academic Team has also had a great start to their season improving their record in the ECC to 3-1! On Wednesday, December 4th the Tigers competed at Walnut Hills where they gained both a win and a loss. The Academic Team won 81 to 68 in the first game and lost 77 to 69 in the second game. The Tigers competed again on Wednesday, December 11th at Turpin and achieved two big wins! Loveland won 82 to 51 in the first game and 77 to 57 in the second game. The Academic Team will compete again in the new year on January 8th against Milford at 4 PM.

And that wraps up your Loveland Sports 411 With me, Cassie Mattia!

Columnist Cassia Mattia is a resident of Historic Downtown Loveland

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