After a day of reflecting and remembering the life, leadership, and sacrifice of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in the struggle for social justice and civil rights in our country, we get back to the businiess of school and sports. The snow and the cold have made the last couple of weeks interesting, if not trying. And throw in there a 64 degree day, and it's just another week in Cincinnati.
The Lady Warriors basketball team continues to tear through the CHL with an outstanding 2nd half performance against Wyoming last week that extended a 1 point halftime lead to a 20 point win. The Lady Warriors fell 41-42 in an exciting game with GGCL member Seton on Monday. The Lady Warriors begin the scond round of CHL play on Wednesday as they travel to Finneytown at 6pm in a varsity only contest. On Saturday, the Lady Warriors face the Madeira Amazons at Madeira at 12 and 1:30 in a battle for the CHL. Something is going to give as the CHL leading Offense in Madeira faces the CHL leading defense in the Lady Warriors. Madeira is also hosting a Lauren Hill fundraiseer at the game, so please support this cause in their raffles and baske sale.
The boys basketball Warriors had two games cancelled due to the snow in the last five days, against league leading Deer Park on Friday and against SBC foe Batavia today. The Warriors return to the hardwood on Friday to start the second round of the CHL against Finneytown at 4:30,6,and 7:30. The Rappin Ropers of the Forest Hills School District will be performing with their amazing jump rope show at halftime of the varsity game. Next Tuesday, the Warriors will host the city leading Deer Park Wildcats at 6 and 7:30. The Warriors dropped all three games to Hamilton Badin over the weekend in their only action of the weekend, and open the week ranked 7th in the Enquirer poll.
The Swimmers and Divers had a fantastic meet at the nation's largest high school swimmeet, the SW Ohio Classic. The Warrior competed on Saturday and Sunday in the morning at Milford High School, and then in the evening at St. X's Keating Natatorium.. IN the girls 400 IM, Kate Overbey finished 2nd, and Brooke Woellert finished 15th; In the 400 Medley Relay, the girls finished 2nd by .01 second, and Cora Dupre set a school record in the 100 back leading off, as the boys finished 15th; Cora Dupre set classic records in the 50 free and the 100 free; Kate Overbey won the 200 Breastand finished 4th in the 100 Breast; and in the 200 Free relay, the girls finished 5th and the boys 11th; 200 Medley relay-girls 2nd, boys 15th.: Erin Kelly 14th in the 50 back; Theswimmers are back home on Thursday at 5:30
The bowling team picked up it's 1st in in program history last week with a win over 7 Hills. The bowlers host Taylor on Wednesday at Madison Bowl, and next Tuesday vs Clark.
Tickets are now on sale for the 13th annual Warrior Sports Stag, featuring Dave Lapham on February 8th at the 20th Century in Oakley. Tickets start at $100. Contact AD Tom Nerl at firstname.lastname@example.org for ticket information.