Big Walnut High School Athletics


Staff Reports



Fall 2017 Update # 7

Monday, October 2, 2017

“Communication,Development,Success”

“Inspire and Guide”

Important Dates

Homecoming Week

Bonfire – Big Walnut HS 7:30 pm Thursday, October 5, 2017

Parade – Friday, October 6th 5:30 pm – Burrer Road South

HS Pep Rally – Friday, October 6th 7:30 am

Elem Pep Rally – Friday, October 6th, 9:30 am – BWHS Football Stadium

Game vs Franklin Hts. (H) 7pm – Friday, October 6th

Homecoming Dance – Saturday, October 7th 8 pm – Big Walnut High School

Big Walnut Athletic Wall of Fame

Ceremony Friday, October 13th – Prior to the game

1st Ever Big Walnut Athletic Alumni Wall of Fame Dinner Saturday, October 14th 6 pm BWMS

Please RSVP: teresapiper@bwls.net

Military Night

Friday, October 13th

Big Walnut Athletic News

Ticket Price Increase

Ohio Capital Conference voted in the Spring of 2017 to raise tickets prices to all HS contests by $1 per ticket. Avoid the ticket price increase and purchase season tickets at the link below.

https://www.localevelevents.com/events/details/2094

Football Start Times – Change

Ohio Capital Conference voted in the Spring of 2017 to change Friday night football start times to 7 pm. Other than week 1 at Johnstown (7:30pm) all Varsity Football Games begin at 7 pm.

Fall Athletic Schedules

Click Here

Big Walnut Athletics on Social Media

@sheltonosu1

@bigwalnuteagles

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Senior Recognition – Fall Sports

Boys Soccer – 9 seniors

Senior Recognition – October 10 @ 6:45 PM

Girls Soccer – 6 seniors

Senior Recognition – October 3 @ 6:45 PM (H) vs Franklin Heights

Girls Tennis – 5 seniors

Senior Recognition – September 25 @ 4:00 PM

Girls Golf – no seniors

Senior Recognition – none

Volleyball- 4 seniors

Senior Recognition – October 5 @ 6:30 PM (H) vs Franklin Heights

Cross Country – 17 seniors

Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6:00 PM

Football – 17 seniors

Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6:00 PM

Fall Cheer – 3 seniors

Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6:00 PM

Boys Golf – 2 seniors

Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6:00 PM

Band & Color Guard – approximately 30 seniors

Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6:00 PM

Cross Country results from Pickerington

18 Big Nut Runners (out of 59) ran season best times ! 31%

Boys top five boys averaged 18:21 which was a season best. The time split from our #1 boy and #5 was 63 seconds… a season best!

Girls top five averaged 21:09 which was close to a season best.Girls #1 – #5 split was 2:04. We need to get this down.

Boys team finished 14th out of 20. Boys were the 5th best central Ohio team today.

Girls team finished 5th out of 20. Girls were only 2 points away from being the top central Ohio team.

Edward Jones Players of the Week

BW Football Edward Jones Players of the Week JR Wes Coey, SR Luke Apple, SR Curtis Bowman, SR Tanner Daniels, SR Caleb Pierce 47-14 win over Newark.

Big Walnut Girls golf start OHSAA Tourney Play

The Big Walnut girls golf team starts OHSAA tournament play Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Mentel Golf Club in Hilliard. The ladies will start on #10 tee at 9:40 am

Homecoming Week Details

Parade

Friday October 6, 2017 5:30 pm starting at Burrer Drive. Parade line up begins at 5 pm.

Pep Rally x 3

High School – 1st Period Friday

Elementary – 9:30 am Friday at BWHS

Middle School – 1:45 pm at BWMS

Monday – Pajama Day

Tuesday – Eagle Strong Shirts

Wednesday – Hawaiian Shirt

Thursday – Team Jersey for staff

Friday – Red and Gold

Game-day

Friday, October 6, 2017 7 pm vs Franklin Heights

Dance

Saturday, October 7, 2017 8 to 11 pm at BWHS

Big Walnut Girls soccer 4-0 over Worthington Christian

Last Saturday the girls soccer team continued their strong season with a 4-0 win over Worthington Christian. Emma Padgett and Avery Schone both had 2 goals each. (Record 7-2-4)

The Lady Eagles have 4 girls committed to play college at the next level.

Senior Emma Padgett – Limestone College

Senior Mya Rasar – University of Southern Indiana

Junior Grace Bodker – Murray State

Junior Rylee Bussen – Cleveland State

Boys Golf starts OHSAA tourney this week.

On Tuesday October 3, 2017 the boys golf team will travel to Clover Valley Golf Club to begin tourney play. The boys will tee off #10 tee at 9 am.

Big Walnut Boys Soccer looks to add more wins this week.

The boys soccer team has three games this week vs Franklin Heights Tuesday (A) 7:15 pm , Westland Thursday (H) 7:15 pm and Granville Saturday (H) 12 pm.

Big Walnut Volleyball team with two more wins over Davidson and Gahanna

The Lady Eagles keep putting up the wins under the leadership of Coach Ron Lehman who is in his 28th season as Head Coach at Big Walnut HS and are now 15-3 on the season. The Lady Eagles beat Davidson 2-0 and Gahanna 2-0 on Saturday. Newark travels to Big Walnut this coming Tuesday this week and senior night Thursday vs Franklin Heights.

Big Walnut Girls Tennis begin OHSAA tourney this week

1s: M. Kercsmar (BW) def. E. Male: 6-2, 6-1

2s: O. Eckels (G) def. L. Hill: 6-1, 6-2

3s: L. Kirkpatrick (BW) def. S. Wallenfelz: 6-2, 6-4

1D: K. Cummins / K. Germann (BW) def. H. Musick / K. Gold: 6-0, 6-2

2D: M. Boyer / A. Stevens (BW) def. M. Barkett / C. Hunter: 6-0, 6-2

Big Walnut 4 Granville 1

BW Season Record: 13-4 (4-1 OCC)

The Lady Eagles travel to Pickerington Central this Thursday, October 5th 9 am to begin OHSAA Sectional play. Good Luck Ladies!!

Big Walnut Football beats Newark 47-14

Congrats to the Big Walnut Football Team for the their 47-7 victory over Newark on Friday. Big Walnut led 20-0 at the end of the 1st quarter and never looked back with the second half clock running due to the 30 point rule. Both Frosh and JV also won this week. 7th through JV are a combined 20-4 on the season. Big Walnut host Franklin Heights this Friday at 7 pm. (Homecoming Game)

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Fall 2017 Update # 6

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

“Communication,Development,Success”

“Inspire and Guide”

Important Dates

Homecoming Week

Week of 10/2

Bonfire – Big Walnut HS 7:30 pm Thursday October 5, 2017

Parade – Friday, October 6th

HS Pep Rally – Friday, October 6th 7:30 am

Elem Pep Rally – Friday, October 6th, 9:30 am

Game vs Franklin Hts. (H) 7pm – Friday, October 6th

Homecoming Dance – Saturday, October 7th 8 pm – Big Walnut High School – Gymnasium

Big Walnut Athletic Wall of Fame

Ceremony Friday, October 13th – Prior to the game

1st Ever Big Walnut Athletic Wall of Fame Dinner Saturday, October 14th 6 pm BWMS

Please RSVP: teresapiper@bwls.net

Military Night

Friday, October 13th

Big Walnut Athletic News

Ticket Price Increase

Ohio Capital Conference voted in the Spring of 2017 to raise tickets prices to all HS contests by $1 per ticket. Avoid the ticket price increase and purchase season tickets at the link below.

https://www.localevelevents.com/events/details/2094

Football Start Times – Change

Ohio Capital Conference voted in the Spring of 2017 to change Friday night football start times to 7 pm. Other than week 1 at Johnstown (7:30pm) all Varsity Football Games begin at 7 pm.

Fall Athletic Schedules

Click Here

Big Walnut Athletics on Social Media

@sheltonosu1

@bigwalnuteagles

News and Updates

Big Walnut Athletics

Senior Recognition – Fall Sports

Boys Soccer – 9 seniors

Senior Recognition – October 10 @ 6:45 PM

Girls Soccer – 6 seniors

Senior Recognition – October 3 @ 6:45 PM

Girls Tennis – 5 seniors

Senior Recognition – September 25 @ 4:00 PM

Girls Golf – no seniors

Senior Recognition – none

Volleyball- 4 seniors

Senior Recognition – October 5 @ 6:30 PM

Cross Country – 17 seniors

Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6:00 PM

Football – 17 seniors

Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6:00 PM

Fall Cheer – 3 seniors

Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6:00 PM

Boys Golf – 2 seniors

Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6:00 PM

Band & Color Guard – approximately 30 seniors

Senior Recognition – Varsity Football Game – October 27 @ 6:00 PM

Cross Country results from Lancaster

Golden Eagle boys finished 13th out of 21 teams. The girls finished 9th out of 22 teams. This was despite losing some key people to illness, injury and family issues. Things are starting to come together as we enter into the homestretch of the season.

Top boy was Jacob Hutchinson who finished 44th out of 159. A big Season PR and our first boy under 18 minutes this year!

Top girl was Colbi Borland’s 9th place finish in a field of 178.

Despite the heat, we had six runners set personal records!

Congrats Big Walnut Junior Volleyball Player Kelsie Imertreijs who was named the Columbus Dispatch Athlete of the Week

Kelsie Imertreijs – click to access the Columbus Dispatch

Big Walnut Cheer

Thanks to the Big Walnut Cheer squad for attending the Boys Friday Night Futbol game and their dynamic performances on the sidelines.

Roster:

Erica Buck

Jake Burkey

Anna Cryan

Steven Green

Autumn Leidtke

Aaliyah Mabe

Ashley Montgomery

Lauren Murphy

Sydney Parker

Macy Roberto

Meredith Seiple

Allie Tornes

Head Coach- Savannah Brown

Big Walnut Girls soccer 8-0 over Newark (5th in the State)

Last night the Lady Eagles beat Newark 8-0. Record is 6-2-4 and ranked 5th in the State of Ohio (Division II) Worthington Christian travels to Big Walnut this Saturday for a 1pm start.

Boys Golf 4th at Delaware Cup

Big Walnut shot a 347 at the Delaware Golf Club to finish fourth out of six teams in the Delaware Cup. Liberty (301), Olentangy (309), and Orange (329) finished ahead of Big Walnut. Hayes was fifth and BV sixth.

Scoring for Big Walnut:

Ford 79

Ruark 81

Schneider 90

Overbaugh 97

Herbert 98

Garner 100

Big Walnut Boys Soccer 4-1 over Logan and 6-0 over Newark.

The boys soccer team beat previously 1 loss Logan by a score of 4 -1 last Thursday and last night beat Newark 6-0.

Big Walnut Volleyball team remains undefeated in the OCC Capital Division

The Lady Eagles remain undefeated in OCC Capital Division play with a 3-0 win over Canal Winchester and are now are 12-4 on the season.

Big Walnut Girls Tennis

11-4 on the season.

1s: Macie Kercsmar (BW) def. Amanda Mayotte: 6-2, 6-1

2s: Abby Mayotte (WC) def. Lindsay Hill: 6-3, 2-6, 6-2

3s: Lexie Kirkpatrick (BW) def. Caroline Mousa: 6-1, 6-1

1D: Kayleigh Cummins / Katie Germann (BW) def. Alysaa Weishaar / Isabelle Ngyuen: 6-4, 3-6, 7-5

2D: Amber Ralston / Anna Kremnitzer (WC) def. Maria Boyer / Allyson Stevens: 6-2, 2-6, 6-4

Big Walnut 3 Worthington Christian 2

BW Season Record: 11-4 (4-1 OCC)

Big Walnut Football travels to Newark High School this Friday, September 29, 7 pm start. First OCC Divisional game of the season.

Location:

Evans Athletic Complex

948 Sharon Valley Road

Newark, OH

Big Walnut Athletics and Certified Gas Partnership

Sunbury Certified Gas Station

$.01 of every dollar sold will benefit Big Walnut Athletics.

Thanks to Wizards Wraps for decorating the pump.

Certified Gas Station – Pump # 8

110 East Granville Street

Sunbury, OH 43074

*Proceeds are only from the pump that has the Big Walnut logs.

Brian Shelton – Athletic Director Big Walnut High School

@sheltonosu1

@bigwalnuteagles

Office: 740-965-7778

Email: brianshelton@bwls.net

Big Walnut Athletics – Fall Update #4

Fall 2017 Update #4

Monday, September 11, 2017

“Communication,Development,Success”

“Inspire and Guide”

Important Dates

Homecoming Week

Week of 10/2

Parade – Friday, October 6th

HS Pep Rally – Friday, October 6th 7:30 am

Elem Pep Rally – Friday, October 6th, 9:30 am

Game vs Franklin Hts. (H) 7pm – Friday, October 6th

Homecoming Dance – Saturday, October 7th

Big Walnut Athletic Wall of Fame

Ceremony Friday, October 13th – Prior to the game

1st Ever Big Walnut Athletic Wall of Fame Dinner Saturday, October 14

Military Night

Friday, October 13th

Big Walnut Athletic News

Ticket Price Increase

Ohio Capital Conference voted in the Spring of 2017 to raise tickets prices to all HS contests by $1 per ticket. Avoid the ticket price increase and purchase season tickets at the link below.

https://www.localevelevents.com/events/details/2094

Football Start Times – Change

Ohio Capital Conference voted in the Spring of 2017 to change Friday night football start times to 7 pm. Other than week 1 at Johnstown (7:30pm) all Varsity Football Games begin at 7 pm.

Fall Athletic Schedules

Click Here

Wall of Fame Nominations

Please contact Athletic Director Brian Shelton to obtain nomination form – deadline 9.15.17

brianshelton@bwls.net

Big Walnut Athletics on Social Media

@sheltonosu1

@bigwalnuteagles

News and Updates

Big Walnut Athletics and Certified Gas Partnership

Sunbury Certified Gas Station

$.01 of every dollar sold will benefit Big Walnut Athletics.

Thanks to Wizards Wraps for decorating the pump.

Certified Gas Station – Pump # 8

110 East Granville Street

Sunbury, OH 43074

*Proceeds are only from the pump that has the Big Walnut logs.

Cross Country Results from Watkins Memorial. Colbi Borland at it again

Big Walnut Runner of the week…. COLBI BORLAND !

Colbi broke her own school record that she set near the end of last season with a time of 18:46. She finished right behind the girl who finished 21st in last years state championship.

Among the people who finished BEHIND her yesterday were the 38th, 53rd , and several other finishers in the State Championship last year! Colbi’s time was 83 seconds faster than what she ran in this same meet last year!

Our girls finished 12th out of 28 teams. OCC rival New Albany got the better of us this time, but we easily handled OCC teams Newark, Groveport and Franklin Hts.

The boys were 26th out of 31 and we defeated Groveport and Franklin Hts. Newark and New Albany were 18th and 19…. Not that far ahead of us. Coach Kevin Lewis

Next up is the Otterbein Invitational Next Saturday.

Big Walnut Football 12-3 on the season

While the Big Walnut varsity team lost to a talented Dublin Scioto last Thursday, the 7th, 8th, Frosh and JV teams all remain undefeated on the season (12-0). JV won Saturday 20-13 and Frosh won 44-8 over Scioto.

The Varsity Football hosts Olentangy Orange this Friday, 7 pm.

Boys Golf Results

Tri match at New Albany CC with Watterson and New Albany.

New Albany 172

Watterson 180

Big Walnut 183

Ford 43

Ruark 47

Herbert 46

Schneider 48

Overbaugh 49

Bennett 47

Girls Golf Update

Lady Eagles are making an improvment with this only the second year of having a girls golf team.

I’d like to take a moment to express how pleased I am with everyone’s performance at the OCC today. What I saw today was a fantastic demonstration of focus, perseverance, and commitment. As a result, we were able to beat our best 18 hole team score by 15 shots as well as break the 400 mark with a 393. On top of that, we had 3 personal bests for an 18 hole match. Well done!! Keep up the good work! Coach Audrey Nelson

Boy Soccer 2-1 over Dublin Scioto on Futbol Friday night.

Almost 500 people came out to Friday night Futbol to see our Boys Soccer Team beat Dublin Scioto 2-1 and eat some good food from the Food Trucks. Thanks to Coach Gatton and Boys Soccer Parents for organizing this event.

Big Walnut Girl’s Soccer Ranked 3rd in the State Div II

Congrats to Coach Pitzer and the Big Walnut Girls Soccer team for their 3rd in the state ranking today. The Lady Eagles are currently 3-1-2 on the season with three games this week to cap off 6 games in 14 days. Good luck Tuesday as they start OCC play vs Canal Winchester at home, 7:15 pm

Big Walnut Volleyball team 2-0 in the OCC

Last week the Lady Eagles added to their 4 game winning streak by beating Canal Winchester 3-0 and rival New Albany 3-1.

5-2 Overall and 2-0 in OCC play.

Big Walnut Girls Tennis continue their winning ways

1s: L. Hill (BW). def. A. Brown: 6-0, 6-0

2s: L. Kirkpatrick (BW) def. R. Cummings: 7-5, 6-1

3s: L. Stevens (BW) def. A. Herrera: 6-1, 6-0

1D: K. Germann / K. Cummins (BW) def. S. Crabtree / D. Coleman: 6-1, 6-0

2D: A. Stevens / A. Boldizar (BW) def. K. Caldwell / C. Salva: 6-0, 6-0

Big Walnut 5 Groveport 0

Big Walnut Record: 8-1 (4-0 OCC)

Brian Shelton – Athletic Director Big Walnut High School

@sheltonosu1

@bigwalnuteagles

Office: 740-965-7778

Email: brianshelton@bwls.net

HS Tennis Result: Big Walnut @ Worthington Christian (9-26-17)

Balaz, Ryan <ryanbalaz@bwls.net>

Yesterday, 8:25 PMsgerfen@yahoo.com;Ben Stroup;Brian Shelton <brianshelton@bwls.net>;

1s: Macie Kercsmar (BW) def. Amanda Mayotte: 6-2, 6-1

2s: Abby Mayotte (WC) def. Lindsay Hill: 6-3, 2-6, 6-2

3s: Lexie Kirkpatrick (BW) def. Caroline Mousa: 6-1, 6-1

1D: Kayleigh Cummins / Katie Germann (BW) def. Alysaa Weishaar / Isabelle Ngyuen: 6-4, 3-6, 7-5

2D: Amber Ralston / Anna Kremnitzer (WC) def. Maria Boyer / Allyson Stevens: 6-2, 2-6, 6-4

Big Walnut 3 Worthington Christian 2

BW Season Record: 11-4 (4-1 OCC)

— Ryan Balaz

7th Grade Language Arts Teacher

Big Walnut Middle School

Boys & Girls Varsity Tennis Coach

Big Walnut High School

HS Tennis Result: Granville @ Big Walnut (9-28-17)

Balaz, Ryan <ryanbalaz@bwls.net>

Yesterday, 7:34 PMsgerfen@yahoo.com;Ben Stroup;

1s: M. Kercsmar (BW) def. E. Male: 6-2, 6-1

2s: O. Eckels (G) def. L. Hill: 6-1, 6-2

3s: L. Kirkpatrick (BW) def. S. Wallenfelz: 6-2, 6-4

1D: K. Cummins / K. Germann (BW) def. H. Musick / K. Gold: 6-0, 6-2

2D: M. Boyer / A. Stevens (BW) def. M. Barkett / C. Hunter: 6-0, 6-2

Big Walnut 4 Granville 1

BW Season Record: 13-4 (4-1 OCC)

HS Tennis Result: Marysville @ Big Walnut (9-27-17)

Balaz, Ryan <ryanbalaz@bwls.net>

Wed 9/27, 8:07 PMsgerfen@yahoo.com;Ben Stroup;

1s: M. Kercsmar (BW) def. A. Grimm: 6-1, 6-1

2s: L. Hill (BW) def. J. Shade: 6-2, 6-2

3s: L. Kirkpatrick (BW) def. K. Wells: 7-5, 6-1

1D: K. Germann / K. Cummins (BW) def. G. Larriuz / L. Markert: 5-7, 6-2, 1-0

2D: E. Williams / C. Geroghty (M) def. M. Boyer/A. Stevens: 7-6, 6-1

Big Walnut 4 Marysville 1

BW Season Record: 12-4 (4-1 OCC)

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