Rising Sun, Milan, Southwestern Share ORVC Girls Soccer Championship
By Travis Thayer
(Rising Sun, Ind.) – Ohio River Valley Conference champions have been crowned.
The ORVC report for the week of September 25-30 was released on Thursday.
A rare tri-championship was handed out in girls’ soccer. Rising Sun, Milan and Southwestern shared the 2017 ORVC Girls Soccer Championship with identical 6-2 records in conference play.
Jac-Cen-Del won their third ORVC Boys Soccer championship in five years. The Eagles finished four points ahead of second-place Southwestern with 23 points. Jac-Cen-Del also had the ORVC Boys Soccer Player of the Week. T.J. Menchhofer earned the weekly honor with game winning goals against Southwester and South Ripley.
Southwestern is the 2017 ORVC Boys Cross Country champion. The Rebels dominated the conference meet at Hanover College on September 30 with a low score of 35. Rising Sun’s Trevor Levi was the conference medalist with a time of 16:45.
On the girl’s side, Jac-Cen-Del took home the ORVC Girls Cross Country crown. Switzerland County’s Leah Anders medaled with a time of 20:12.
The ORVC Volleyball Player of the Week is Rising Sun’s Danyka Groover. The Lady Shiners star recorded 60 kills, 22 blocks in four matches.
Other top performers for the week of Sept. 25-30 are listed below.
Ellen Frede (SM) 34 kills, 15 blk, 95% serve, 12 aces in 4 matches
Megan Hesse (SM) 16 kills, 14 blk, 95% serve, 6 aces in 4 matches
Kristen Snodgrass (SM) 94% serve, 4 aces, 66 KA’s in 4 matches
Ally Furnish (SC) 30 kills, 10 blk, 100% serve, 7 aces in 5 matches
Kinley Morton (SC) 22 kills, blk, 97% serve, 10 aces in 5 matches
Ariel Oeffinger (SC) 88% serve, 7 aces in 5 matches
Keely Fink (SW) 14 kills, blk, 95% serve, 6 aces vs. South Ripley
Lakyn Wilson (SW) 96% serve, 5 aces, 27 digs in 2 matches
Abby Ralston (SW) 8 kills, 59 KA’s in 2 matches
Jordan Healy (M) 8 kills, 95% serve, 5 aces, 91% pass, 16 digs last week
Lexi Wert (M) 8 kills, 93% serve, ace, 86% pass, 26 digs last week
Baylee Yorn (M) 11 kills, blk, 86% serve, 3 aces, 21 digs, 23 KA’s last week
Sydney Bostic (RS) 100% serve, 6 aces, 96 digs in 4 matches
Caroline Stapleton (RS) 94% serve, 11 aces, 38 digs, 94 KA’s in 4 matches
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY (Conference Meet at Hanover College)
Name School Time
- Leah Anders Switzerland County 20:12
- Megan Cole South Ripley 20:48
- Shianna Bellingham Jac-Cen-Del 21:21
- Kasey Baker Rising Sun 21:44
- Elyse Hunger Jac-Cen-Del 22:30
- Lauren Lundergan Shawe Memorial 22:50
- Alyssa Brinkman Milan 23:13
- Caty Battjes Southwestern 23:32
- Taylor Cole Southwestern 23:38
- Kaytlin Sizemore Jac-Cen-Del 23:41
- Emma Miller Milan 23:52
- Keirstan Oeffinger Switzerland County 23:59
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY (Conference Meet at Hanover College)
Name School Time
- Trevor Levi Rising Sun 16:45
- Ethan Goebel Southwestern 17:16
- Bradley Winston Southwestern 17:27
- Trevor Smith Southwestern 17:33
- Gabriel Rankin Milan 17:50
- Leon Kinne Shawe Memorial 17:56
- Bryan Avalos Shawe Memorial 18:12
- Damon Hughes Jac-Cen-Del 18:30
- Dylan Trenkamp South Ripley 18:34
- Caleb Geary Southwestern 18:43
- Nick Koons Rising Sun 18:46
- Dalton Vinup Rising Sun 18:49
Paco Duff (SR) 2 goals vs. Rising Sun
Chad Turner (SR) 2 goals vs. Rising Sun
Avery Halcomb (SR) shutout vs. Rising Sun
Landon Cole (RS) 2 goals, assist in 3 matches
Jake Scott (RS) goal in 3 matches
Joseph Lisle (SM) 32 goals saves last week
Adrian Peetz (JCD) shutouts vs. Shawe Memorial & Southwestern