Swim team makes a splash


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The BWHS boys varsity swim team.

The BWHS boys varsity swim team.


Boys Varsity Swimming

BWHS beats Northridge High School 1-0

Saturday, December 1, 2018 11:15 AM @ Northridge

Game Recap: The Big Walnut Swim Team had an amazing first meet at the Viking Splash Invitational held at New Albany High School on December 1st. The boys team comprised of 25 students took 1st place out of 12 teams and the girls team comprised of only nine students came in 5th place. Overall the combined team came in fourth place and sets a great start for their season.

Leading the way with first place finishes include Gabe Charles (freshman) in the Boys 200 Yard IM and 100 Yard Butterfly. Nathan Wion (freshman) also took first place in the Boys 500 Yard Freestyle followed in second place by Big Walnut senior CJ Rockwell. CJ Rockwell really came out fast in this meet also taking a third place in the Boys 50 Yard Freestyle. Additional top finishes include the Big Walnut Boys 200 Yard Medley Relay in a close second place comprised of Charlie Jaeger, Micah Tillar, Gabe Charles and CJ Rockwell with a time of 1:59:00, the Boys 200 Yard Freestyle Relay comprised of John Grumney, Charlie Jaeger, Braden Buckler, CJ Rockwell taking a second place finish, and the Boys 400 Yard Freestyle Relay comprised of Gabe Charles, Grady Hemingway, Camden Andrian, John Grumney finishing in third.

Posted by Becky Brigham beckybrigham@gmail.com

12 Seasons of Greatness

Objective: To recognize outstanding commitment to Big Walnut Athletics.

Individual criteria: Complete 12 consecutive high school sport seasons in good standing. Good standing denotes compliance with any provisions of the BWHS Athletic Handbook. Sports season – Begins with the first day of practice and ends after the Sports Awards Banquet or final contest whichever is last. Participation in two (2) OHSAA sports in one season counts as one (1) sports season. The sport, with the exception of sideline cheer, must be sponsored by the OHSAA, the Big Walnut Board of Education and be able to earn a varsity letter. Members will be recognized at the spring sports banquet of their senior year. Once a person has been placed into the “12 Seasons of Greatness,” the Athletic Director will continue to monitor his/her community citizenship. The Athletic Director may remove a member for actions that would reflect negatively on the “12 Seasons of Greatness.” The criteria will be reviewed annually at the conclusion of the spring sports season. Athletes will have their names displayed on the 12 Seasons of Greatness record board in addition to a trophy that be awarded at the Senior Awards Ceremony. Athletes who earn a varsity letter in 12 seasons will receive a (*) next to their name.

Recipients and Years Attended

Jacob Walaszek 2007-2011

Tabatha Piper 2007-2011*

Grant Beam 2008-2012

Tyler Beam 2008-2012

Seth Wandling 2008-2012

Stephanie Keller 2009-2013

Anthony Roberto 2009-2013

Brant Weiss 2009-2013

Grant Burks 2010-2014

Leah Shaw 2010-2014

Joel Windle 2010-2014

Rachael Brown 2012-2016

Thomas Fleser 2012-2016

Colleen White 2012-2016

Zachary MacDonald 2013-2017*

Philip Roberto 2013-2017

Jonathan Schnipke 2013-2017

Kobe Swackhammer 2013-2017

Henry von Hollen 2013-2017

Grant Wecker 2013-2017

William Hefner 2014-2018*

Matthew Priestas 2014-2018

Colin White 2014-2018

Announcements

Athletic information can be found on the website @ https://bigwalnutathletics.net/

Any senior that is going to play a sport at the college level; please see Mrs. Piper in the Athletic Office.

Any senior that is going to participate in the Big Walnut 12 seasons of greatness which is to complete 12 consecutive high school sport seasons. Please see Mrs. Piper in the Athletic Office.

Big Walnut Winter & Spring Athletic Season Passes for High School and Middle School events for Adults, Students and Senior Citizens go to this link to purchase https://bigwalnutathletics.net/season-ticket-information/

Here is the link for the 2019 BWHS Softball Preseason Workouts and Open Gyms. Any questions, please contact Coach Hatfield @ Jeff.Hatfield@mt.com. GO EAGLES!! https://bigwalnutathletics.net/2018/11/14/2019-bwhs-softball-preseason-workouts-open-gyms/

These athletes listed below will be recognized for their State accomplishments during the boy’s basketball game on Saturday, 12.22.18 during halftime approximately 8 p.m.

  • Brandon Mosher – State Shot Put 3rd Place & Discus State Qualifier
  • Tim Rumas – State 3rd Place 100 Meters & 4th Place 200 Meters
  • Meredith Thomas – Softball All Ohio 2nd Team
  • Avery Schone – Soccer All Ohio 2nd Team
  • Mac Podraza – Volleyball All Ohio 2nd Team

Boys Varsity Basketball

BW beats Hamilton Township High School 67-35

Friday, November 30, 2018 7:30 PM

BWHS @ Hamilton Township

Game Recap: Big Walnut’s Boys Basketball team defeated Hamilton Township 67-35 in their opener on Friday night. Nine different players scored for the Eagles. Brody Lawhun and Kegan Hienton led the team with 16 points each, while Carson Becker chipped in 12 points. Nathan Montgomery led the team in assists with 7.

Box Scores 1 2 3 4

BWHS 9 17 19 22

HTHS 6 7 12 10

Posted by Brett Bartlett brettbartlett@bwls.net

Girls Varsity Basketball

BWHS beats Mount Vernon High School 52-25

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 7:30 PM

BWHS vs Mount Vernon High School

Game Recap: Erin Boehm – 19 points (3-three pointers); Alyssa Tarney – 7 points; Brooke Stooksbury – 6 points; Abby Brown – 6 points (2-three pointers); Alexis Schone – 5 points; Emily Neff – 5 points (1-three pointer); Payton Carter – 4 points

Box Scores 1 2 3 4

BWHS 14 13 20 5

MVHS 6 14 5 0

BWHS falls to Teays Valley High School 48-36

Friday, November 23, 2018 1:45 PM BWHS @ Teays Valley

Game Recap: Erin Boehm – 9 points (1 three pointer); Alyssa Tarney – 2 points; Avery Maxeiner – 1 point; Avery Schone – 5 points; Brooke Stooksbury – 4 points; Abby Brown – 2 points; Emily Neff – 7 points (1 three pointer); Payton Carter – 6 points.

Box Scores 1 2 3 4

BWHS 8 10 9 10

TVHS 11 10 7 18

Posted by Tabatha Piper tabathapiper.6@gmail.com

Boys Varsity Bowling

BWHS finishes 5th place at Red & Blue Classic Tournament

Saturday, December 1, 2018 12:00 PM

Points: 3652

Meet Recap: The Big Walnut Boys had best their finish at this tournament, placing 5th of over 30 teams. They were led by Bryan Mengel who also made 5th place on the All Tournament team. Johnny LeMaster and Jacob Bowen also finished strong with series of 587 and 591 respectively.

BWHS beats Worthington Christian High School 2043-1725

Thursday, November 29, 2018 4:00 PM @ Worthington Christian High School

Game Recap: The Big Walnut Boys were led by Seniors Johnny LeMaster who shot at 2 game series of 410 and Senior Jacob Bowen who shot a 370 series. Johnny shot a Match high game of 248 followed by Jacobs 2nd highest game of 212, We will next be competing in the Red and Blue Tournament Saturday December 1st.

Posted by Scott Morrison redlegs13@yahoo.com

Girls Varsity Bowling

BWHS finishes 5th place at Red & Blue Classic Tournament

Saturday, December 1, 2018 12:00 PM

Points: 3084

Meet Recap: The Big Walnut girls had their highest finish at this tournament, placing 5th of 23 teams. They were let my Seniors Kaitlyn Morrison with a 506 series and Anna Tanner with a 503 series. Both Girls both missed making the All Tournament Team by less than 30 pins. This is a very strong start for a team with hopes of winning the Division for the first time this season.

BWHS beats Worthington Christian High School 1867-1800

Thursday, November 29, 2018 4:00 PM @ Worthington Christian

Game Recap: The Big Walnut Girls were let by Senior Autumn Leidtke with a 336 series and Freshman Ashleigh Westervelt with a 335 Series. Both Boys and Girls started strong with a win in their first Match and will compete December 1st in the Red and Blue Classic.

Posted by Scott Morrison redlegs13@yahoo.com

Senior Signing Day

Big Walnut had five female athletes signing on November 14. All 5 of them are going to Division 1 schools.

• Mac Podraza (The Ohio State University-Volleyball)

• Sammi Bickley (Appalachian State University-Volleyball)

• Kaley Rammelsberg (High Point University-Volleyball and Track & Field)

• Rylee Bussen (Cleveland State University-Soccer)

• Grace Bodker (Murray State University-Soccer)

Posted by Keri Rammelsberg

Scholarly Athletes

Congrats to our fall Big Walnut HS student-athletes and teams for their outstanding performance in the classroom. Congrats to the Big Walnut Girls Volleyball team who earned the highest GPA this fall.

  • Cheer 3.6
  • Cross Country 3.7
  • Football 3.2

  • Boys Golf 3.2
  • Boys Soccer 3.6
  • Girls Soccer 3.8
  • Girls Tennis 3.7
  • Volleyball 3.9

Combined GPA: 3.6

Posted by Brian Shelton.

The BWHS boys varsity swim team.
https://www.sunburynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/48/2018/12/web1_boys-swimming-dec2018.jpgThe BWHS boys varsity swim team.
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Compiled by Gary Budzak

gbudzak@aimmediamidwest.com

Information for this story was provided by the Big Walnut athletics department.

Information for this story was provided by the Big Walnut athletics department.