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New Albany seventh-graders, J. Nathan Jose and Robert Cash, won the title of doubles champions at the USTA Boys 12s National Open Tournament held Nov. 29 through Dec. 1 in Toledo.
The U11 OP Black Spurs boys soccer team was a finalist in the 2013 Ohio Premier Holiday 3v3 Challenge held Dec. 29, 2013. Team members are (first row, from left) Nick Youell, Andrew Braun, Omar Shaaban, (second row) Anthony Fultz, Evan Hall, Andrew Fisher and coach Jeremy Fultz.
The PYAA Silver fourth-grade boys basketball team won the Division I Gold championship at the Capital University 2013 Holiday Youth Shootout. The championship game was decided in double overtime. Team members are (first row, from left) Eddie Loucka, Ethan Keefner, Griffin Burkey, Alex McIlwain; (second row) coach Jason Hunt, Hadyn Hunt, Josh Harlan, Kyle McNair, Jonathan Lipscomb, Jerry Saunders Jr., Nic Seymour and coach Kelly Seymour.
The U12 Crew boys soccer team won the title for the 2013 National Series CASL Shootout held Nov. 15-17 in Raleigh, N.C. Team members are (first row, from left) Victor Appell, Sam Massick, Nick Demers, Ted Hofmeister, Drew Holman, Austin Schmitt; (second row) coach Brent Chase, Thomas Shneker, Prescott Carey, Josh Salamon, Josh Gates, Daniel Coons, Josh Remeis, Drew Clement and Josh Cook.
The Dublin Celtics fourth-grade girls travel basketball team won its division at the 22nd Annual DYA Holiday Tournament held Dec. 20-22. Team members are (first row, from left) Ellie Vaccari, Tiffany Trinh, Julia Flynn, Lisa Kuhlman, Jenna Kopyar, assistant coach Bill Wleklinski; (second row) head coach Lori Kopyar, Cari Dupote-Fosnot, Veronica Baldridge, Paige Wleklinski, Cassidy Lafler, Tara Flynn and assistant coach Jeannie Vaccari.
The Westerville United FC U10 Black soccer team won the championship for its division in the 2013 MOSSL tournament. This is Westerville United FC’s first year as a soccer club. Team members are (first row, from left) Jordan Bossman, Liam Kallay, Chip Smith, Jack Bumbico; (second row) assistant coach James Bumbico, Nathan Henson, Nick Van Allen, Mitchell Patterson, AJ Hockstok and coach Jason Hockstok.
The Colorado Buffaloes football team was the champion of the mini tackle league in the Dublin Football League, posting an 8-0 record and winning the championship game 28-6. Team members are (first row, from left) Anthony Pusateri, Carson Miller, Joey Baumann, Max Patterson, Peyton Blankenship, Philip Kleman, Grant Paskvan, Trey Gregory; (second row) head coach Brian Blankenship, Cameron Ballengee, Aslan Jenkins, Preston Wolfe, Michael Thiele; (third row) assistant coaches Jamie Ballengee and Joe Baumann.
The Darby Black fourth-grade basketball team was a finalist at the 12th Annual Dublin Holiday Basketball Tournament. Team members are (first row, from left) Scott Griffith, Blake Horvath, Javi Quimba, Jonathan Alecusan, Daniel Gajda; (second row) Matthew Carlisle, Gio Roberts, Matthew Sech, Alex Smith and Luke Hampshire.
Dublin’s fourth-grade travel basketball team was the championg of the 12th Annual Dublin Holiday Basketball Tournament. Team members are (first row, from left) Chase Tzagournis, Brett Podobinski, Preston Everhart, Jack Pinney; (second row) coach Scott Everhart, David Kish, Aidan Dring, David Adolph, Zak Boroff and coaches Shane Boroff and Scott Dring. Not pictured are Steven Agner and Mason Salvator.
The Dublin United Scorpions U9 boys soccer team went undefeated to win its division of the Club Ohio Fall Classic. Team members are (first row, from left) Luke McLoughlin, Ethan Lister, Arman Appaya, Dillon Bunner, Ty Young; (second row) Zackary Lister; (third row) coach John Lister, Jackson Mikola, Davis Gilmore, Jake Johnson and coach Ryan Bunner.
Westerville Sting won the U10 girls division of the Kohl's American Cup soccer tournament held. Team members are (from left) coach Pete Ellsworth, Lana Kreuser, Alexia Mackin, Cori Bohan, Emily Ellsworth, Bryn Klingbeil, Lilly Hammer, Layla Goebeler, coach Michelle Bohan, coach Kelsey Walker and Alison Rothmann.
The Ridgeview Middle School volleyball team won the championship at the 2013 Columbus city finals, defeating Berwick Oct. 12 to win back-to-back city titles. The team posted a record of 12-0, not only going undefeated but also not losing any games within a match. Team members are (first row, from left) Darcy Himes, Stacey Leach, Andrea Wells, Zakyah Snead, Gissel Carranza, Danielle O’Leary; (second row) Morgan Lawson, Tavionna Brown, captains Sophia Carnevale, Dane’a Ford and Maeve Proto-Newton, Julia Shaffer, Hannah Wolfe, team manager Kyra Allen and coach Carla Scott. Not pictured is Tori Blackwell, team manager.
The Crew Juniors West U14 Black girls soccer team completed its fall season as champions of both the Bay Challenge Cup Labor Day weekend and the Club Ohio Fall Classic. Team members are (first row, from left) Alyssa Jozefowicz, Alix Steele, Lauren Hitt, Elizabeth Passa, Paige Lampman, Sarah Charley, Melina Endsley; (second row) Mary Beth DeRuntz, Brooke Shutler, Olivia Penegor, Taylor Ross, Kristina Richards, Isabelle Perese, Julia Geiger, Brittni Poth, Kayla Barnhart, Kylie Wadkowski, Hayley Devine and coach Kelly Snead.
The Hilliard FC U10 girls White soccer team won the championship game for its division at the MOSSL end of season Fall Tournament held Oct. 19 and 20. Team members are (first row, from left) Madison Fey, Kayla McClung, Ellie Kessinger, Molly Lenko; (second row) Elizabeth Mak, Emily Thomas, Grace Pitt, Joanna Zoller, Mia Starr and coach Chelsea Anderson.
The Classics Eagles Lightning soccer team won all four of its games to win the championship for the U11 boys blue division at the the OCL Soccer Tournament U11 Boys Blue Division held Oct 19-20 at Soccer First. Team members are (first row, from left) Payton Gray, Liam Cottrill, Lukas Rakowsky, Jack O’Brien, Jack Beirne; (second row) Evan Scott, Rohan Rao; (third row) coach Mike Cottrill, Rayan Rao, Ricky Elam, Joe Tootle, Drew Blosser, Zach Dunbar and coach Tom O’Brien.
The Carolina Panthers won the fifth-grade OYAA football championship, posting a 10-0 for the 2013 season. Team members are (first row, from left) Nick Talbott, Matt Hale, Joey Wiseman, Chase Brecht, Quinn Francis, Sam Zabonik; (second row) Parker Flinn, Tyler Rosselli, Hagen Schiffer, Fletcher Holquist, Cam Barcus, Ben Dormire, Adam Lane; (third row) Kyle Shumate, Jason Miller, Alex Burlison, Nick Frommer, Ryan Repasky, Lou Nageotte; (fourth row) coaches Tim Schiffer, Tom Wiseman, Mike Repasky and Fred Zabonik.
Dublin United won its second straight MSSA tournament championship on Oct. 20, defeating the Olentangy Warriors in the final game. Members of the team are (first row, from left) Garrett White, Alex Fu, Jacob Johnson, Adam Sagun, David Foley, Anthony Alvarez, Liam Millen, Blake Erickson, Matt Stein; (second row) coach Mike Alvarez, Ross Stevenson, Dominic Eramo, Matt Hirth, Neel Hattarki, Tommy Whitty, Alec Scheurle, Sam Malloy, Ilesh Singh and coach Stan Sagun. Not pictured is Andrew Murray.
Club Ohio’s U12 boys Green 1 team went 3-0 through pool play then went on to win its semifinal and final matches to win the US Youth Soccer-Ohio South State Cup Championship. Team members are (first row, from left) Jaggar Brooker, Christopher Guerra, Jake Gruber, Michael Lucas, Vik Hudson, Jack Francisco, Alex Couch, Nick Belt; (second row) Jake Silk, Austin Bealer, Thomas Sauer, Ryan Mannix, Nate Logozzo, Alex Dediu, Gavin Wigg; (third row) coaches Aaron Linden and Dan Wigg.
The Classic Eagles U13 Thunder girls soccer team was the champion of its division at the Tomato Cup held Sept. 21 and 22. Team members are (first row, from left) Lucy Webb, Mackenzie Scott, Brooklynn Miller, Haley Gibson, Abby Hoeppner, Olivia Swisher, Maddie Burnham, coach Tim Burnham; (second row) coach Jeremiah Miller, Taylor Houston, Laura Edwards, Camdyn Vollmer, Madison Shrager, Taylor Forney, Sydney DeCaro, Alexa DeVore and Erin Nye.
The HFC Royal U13 girls soccer team was the champion of the U13 white division at the Warrior Fall Classic held Oct. 26 and 27 in Beavercreek. Team members are (first row, from left) coach Christine Gillman, Sid Ashline, Christina Gillotti, Kersten Seeley, Courtney Baith, Kayla McClellan, Colleen McConnell, Cami Pierce; (second row) Audrey Kaufman, Leah Dimmick, Izzy Soller, Abby Smallwood, Maddie Cockerill, Elena Hartman, Aislinn Hess, Mackenzie Barker and coach Matt Gillman. Not pictured is Ava Miller.
Pickerington’s Tangerine Tornadoes won the PYAA Silver softball league tournament, edging out the Purple Invasion for the title. The Tornadoes won the regular season with a come from behind victory in the final game against the Black Terminators team. Members of the Tangerine Tornadoes are (first row, from left) Elaina Fisk; (second row) Grace Vega, Abbie St. Clair, Ellie Tressler; (third row) Chloe Williams, Molly McGrew, Holly Williams, Teddi Heberle, Jaylynn Williams, Lexi Piciucco and Madi Pugsley. Not pictured are coaches Mike Vega and Richard Barrows.
The Worthington United Premier Cheetahs girls U-9 soccer team finished its regular season in the Ohio Champions League undefeated and won the OCL tournament with a 4-0 record. The tournament was held Oct. 19 and 20 at Soccer First in Dublin. Team members include (first row, from left) Julia Hadden, Madie Roush, Sadie Walker, Jaclynn Farrell, Riley Olney, Isabele Risley-Griffin, Rachael McCague, Carolyn Barcikowski, Molly Huber; (second row) coaches Mark Huber and Aaron Olney.
The Dublin United Damage girls soccer team was the U13 champion at the Ohio Champions League Fall Tournament. Team members are (first row, from left) Hayley Jacobs, Demi Brewer; (second row) Maddie Salvator, Madeline Swecker, Jessie Hartman, Srighana Nadella, Morgan Strejcek, Mary Grace Zamary; (third row) Ashley Reis, Maddie Adolph, Lizzy Forbes, Brynna Pope, Grace Kennedy, Avery Ketch, Lauren Erickson, Jenna Lynn; (fourth row) head coach Tom Adolph and assistant coach Brad Pope.
The boys HFC U10 White soccer team was a finalist in the bronze division at the MOSSL Tournament held Oct. 19 and 20 in Columbus. Team members are (first row, from left) Beau Bennett, Michael Hofinger, Hiromu Yamamoto, Sam Holden, Owen Schnipke; (second row) coach Joseph Alecusan, Yussef Baghdady, Aiden Clerico, Henry Kitchen, Evan Hartman and Addison Manlove.
The Buckeyes, junior league champion of the Dublin Football League, went 8-0 and won the championship game 53-30, scoring on every offensive possession. Team members are (first row, from left) Alex Copley, Nate Niehaus, Logan Shafley, Maddox Adams, Killian Holland; (second row) Anthony Monte, David Adolph, Preston Everhart, Jackson Wickham; (third row) assistant coaches Tom Adolph and Scott Everhart, Dane Piekarski, Sam Striker, Kyle Striker, Jack Henry, Trevor Earl, head coach Rudy Piekarski, and assistant coaches Ian Schmidt and Mark Adams. Not pictured is Owen Ward.
Members of the 2013 Olentangy Twisters girls soccer team received first-place medals after winning the U13 division of the MSSA Tournament held Oct. 20. The players and families wore pink uniforms during October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Team members are (first row, from left) McKenna Gammon, Gabrielle Legg, Emma Humenay, Kayla Rizzo, Dominque Legg, Ashley Turner, McKenzie Scott; (second row) Allison Haddow, Madison Rapier, Anna Lovett, Ally Piero, Devin Donnelly, Grace Hiltz, Madeline McKain, Fiona Tseng; (third row) coaches Brian Gammon, Paul Piero and Frank McKain. Not pictured are: Libby Boothman, Sydney Englehart, Jenna Geier, Kristen Holecek and Jessica Thomas.
The Olentangy Thunder won the U9/U10 Big League Baseball Fall League Championship Tournament. The team went undefeated in the tournament and posted an 11-2 record for the season. Team members are (first row, from left) Jake Sunderland, Ethan Smith, Mark Gaetano, Carlos Carselle, Ryan Almassy; (second row) Brant Wilsey, CJ DelGratta, Winston Fox, Landon Smith, Henry Fenters; (back row) coaches Brad Sunderland, Joe Larosa, Jason Fox and Dan DelGratta. Not pictured are Max Hart, Carson Carrier and Logan Carrier.
The GNA Revolution U14 Black boys soccer team was a finalist at the 2013 Tomato Cup Soccer Challenge held Sept. 21 and 22. They scored 13 goals and allowed only two during the entire tournament. Team members are (first row, from left) Alex Whalen, Hunter Milroy, Alex Moore, Ben Whalen, Michael McIntyre, Karl Linton, Andy Streitenberger; (second row) coach Mike Whalen, Jace Nguyen, Drew Thomas, Jack Reese, Noah Miller, Anish Rajgolikar, Nicholas Shneker, Matthew Hohmann, Exavier Dixon and Mitchell Smith.
The SP U12 Blue girls soccer team won its division of the Dublin United Champions Cup tournament held Sept. 21 and 22. The team went undefeated during the event. Team members are (first row) Alex Birko (second row, from left) Miranda Stefanik, Quinn Kane, Annika Green, Bailey Burdick, Allie Hartwell; (third row) coach Jim Green, Kendal Allen, Ryan Secrest, Noelle Smith, Olivia McDermott, Espe Reyes, Erin Carson and SP owner Gino Padula. Not pictured is Paloma Stripling.
The Barcelona Premier U10 girls soccer team won the championship for the U10 black division of the Dublin United Champions Cup. Team members are (from left) assistant coach Rich Hamilton, Gabriella Fuentes, Lauryn Evans, Adrianna Marcum, Avery Bowman, Kaelin Bauer, Alli McCoughlin, Morgan Liden, Madison Hamilton, Delaney Kirkland and head coach Georgi Petrov.
The Worthington Middle School golf team finished its season with a victory in the Pickerington Junior High Invitational on Oct. 5 at Pine Hill Golf Course. Team members are (first row, from left) David LaLonde, Adam Zeller, John Cantanzarite, Aaron Zeller, Ryan Gimeson; (second row) Bailey Utterback, Curran Gimeson, Carson Dougherty, Brandon Sloma and Evan Fisher. Not pictured are coaches Jim Gimeson and Melissa Kentner.