The South Central Ohio League (SCOL) on Wednesday held its final sports recognition banquet at Grace Community Church in Washington C.H.The SCOL was first formed in 1923 and operated successfully, if not continuously, for nearly 100 years, this event marked the last event that will be held by the league as the league will no longer exist after the 2016-17 athletic calendar comes to a close.
Eight individual athletes and two relay teams from Hillsboro High School were honored as either first or second team all SCOL selections.
Seven individual athletes and one relay team from McClain High School were honored as first or second team all SCOL performers.
In baseball there were five athletes named as all SCOL performers. The athletes selected from Hillsboro are Cayse Cameron, Hunter Chain, and Payton Bell all of which were first team selections. The athletes selected from McClain are Jacob Easter, a first team selection, and John Salyers, a second team selection.
There were three athletes in softball named as all SCOL selections. The player selected from Hillsboro Savannah Scott who was a first team selection. The athletes from McClain are Kendall Pollard who was a first team selection and Allison Beatty who was a second team performer.
In boys track and field there were six athletes and three relay teams named as all SCOL selections. Athletes from McClain are Landree Gray a first team all SCOL member in the 300-meter hurdles and a second team selection in the 110-meter hurdles, and Jensen Knaff a second team selection in the 100-meter dash. The 4×100-meter relay team consisting of Tristan Pitzer, Gray, Tyler Jackson, and Knaff were selected as first team performers. Hillsboro athletes are Jeremy Hayton a first team selection in the high jump, Austin Goolsby also selected to the first team for the pole vault and the long jump, and Deon Burns a second team member in the shot put. The 4×100-meter relay team of Austin Kimball, Hayton, Luke Gallimore, and Goolsby were selected to the second team, the 4×400-meter relay team consisting of Gallimore, Britton Haines, Kimball, and Tyler Workman were also second team selections.
In girls track and field there were two athletes and one team selected as all SCOL performers. The athlete from Hillsboro named as an all SCOL performer was Jaeleigh Hart, a second team selection, in the 400-meter dash. Representing McClain was Chayden Pitzer a first team selection in the 100-meter and 300-meter hurdles and a second team selection in the 200-meter dash. The 4×100-meter relay team from McClain consisting of Maddie Stegbauer, Hunter Scott, Ashley Hardesty, and C. Pitzer, was also selected to represent the first team.
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