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All-SWBL Softball Teams Announced

The Southwestern Buckeye League all-league softball teams and individual awards for the Buckeye Division and Southwestern Division have been announced. Congrats to those honored.

SWBL Class of 2024: Where Are They Headed?

Several Southwestern Buckeye League senior athletes have committed to colleges to further their academic and athletic careers at the next level. Click here to see who is headed where. Don't see someone that should be on the list? Email swblsid@yahoo.com.

SWBL Gameday Grille & Patio Athletes of the Week

The Southwestern Buckeye League is proud to introduce the SWBL Athlete of the Week program for the 2023-24 school year. The SWBL AOW is sponsored by Gameday Grille & Patio. Each Tuesday during the school year, a male and female scholar-athlete will be selected Athletes of the Week and announced on site. Winners will receive an award patch for their varsity jacket, a $25 gift card to Gameday and an SWBL AOW T-Shirt. An athlete may win the award once per season. Nominations will come from athletic directors, coaches and data (stats, results) entered on the SWBL website. Individuals may also submit nominations to swblsid@yahoo.com.

Boys: Connor Ballantyne, Edgewood Boys Lacrosse

Senior and Trine recruit leads Ohio in points and ranks 22nd nationally with 119. He is third in the state in assists (55) and sixth in goals (64). Has scored 13 points in a game this season (against Fairmont) and has scored 12 twice (against Carroll and Monroe). Has 194 career points, 105 goals and 89 assists.

Girls: Myah Boze, Ross Girls Track & Field

Senior and Marshall recruit helped the Rams win the SWBL Southwestern Division title by a point over Bellbrook (105-104), with four first place finishes at the league meet. Standout won the 100, 200, 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles. Also earned all-league honors in soccer and basketball.

Carlisle Finishes 7th in Final Softball State Poll

Carlisle finished seventh in the final Division III state rankings released Sunday by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association. The Indians won their fourth straight SWBL title this season and own a 42-game SWBL win streak. Carlisle (24-3) is the No. 1 seed in the district tournament and hosts Cincinnati Country Day on Monday at 5 p.m. in a second round game.

Brookville & Valley View Defend SWBL T&F Titles

Brookville and Valley View claimed back-to-back titles in boys and girls track and field, respectively, on Saturday at Ross High School. Brookville outscored runner-up Valley View 177.50-126 to win the Buckeye Division boys championship, while Valley View scored 159 points to turn back Oakwood (149) and Waynesville (146) in the girls team race. Click here for complete results.