The Centennial High School football team closed the season with a 26-0 loss at Whetstone on Oct. 30.

The Centennial High School football team closed the season with a 26-0 loss at Whetstone on Oct. 30.

It marked the second time this season that the Stars were shut out. They lost to Bexley 49-0 on Sept. 11.

Centennial finished 3-7 overall and 1-5 in the City League-North Division, tying East for sixth behind Beechcroft (6-0), Northland and Whetstone (both 4-2), Mifflin (3-3) and Linden-McKinley (2-4).

The Stars' lone City-North victory came against Linden, 40-27 on Oct. 23. Their other wins came against West (34-14 on Sept. 4) and the Cincinnati Landmark Eagles, a club team (46-6 on Oct. 2).

Against Whetstone, slotback Tyler Patterson had 60 yards rushing on 12 carries to lead the Stars, who had 166 total yards.

Boys soccer team losing three seniors

The boys soccer team is losing three seniors from a squad that finished 9-7-1 overall and won the City-North title at 4-1.

The Stars improved on last season, when they finished 5-8-4 overall and placed fourth in the City-North at 1-1-3.

Centennial lost to Independence 5-2 in the City championship game Oct. 8 at Mapfre Stadium. Its season ended Oct. 24 with a 3-2 shootout loss at eighth-seeded Buckeye Valley in the second round of the Division II district tournament.

The game started Oct. 22 but was suspended with the score tied at 2 after the first overtime. The teams played a second overtime Oct. 24 before heading to the shootout, which the Barons won 6-4.

The 10th-seeded Stars defeated 18th-seeded Liberty Union 3-1 in a first-round home game Oct. 19.

In the City-North, Centennial finished ahead of Beech-croft (2-2-1), Mifflin and Northland (both 1-1-3), Whetstone (1-2-2) and Columbus International (1-3-1).

The seniors are defender Devante Brown, forward Manny Kankam and midfielder Ardjan Koliqi.

Expected to return are juniors Sam Benson (forward), Alijah Coale (midfielder), Deon Goins (defender), Omar Shehata (forward) and Kameryn Wilson (midfielder), sophomores Chris Darlington (defender), Jabar Ibrahim (defender), E.J. Macarus (goalkeeper), DeWayne Scott (sweeper), Kitano Watkins (defender), Luke Zimmerman (midfielder) and William Zimmerman (midfielder) and freshmen Mortuza Fnu (midfielder), Myles Martinez (goalie) and Alex Tierney (goalie).

Honors announced for volleyball team

The girls volleyball team, which won the City-North title and the City League championship match, had four players earn league honors.

Junior outside hitter Lloyana Hunter and junior setter Emily Yoder-Tiedt were named second-team all-league, and senior middle hitter Jada Briggs and sophomore libero Danea Ford made honorable mention.