Sunday, November 25, 2001

High School Insider


La Salle runners earn No. 6 national ranking

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        The LaSalle boys cross country team is rated No.6 nationally in the latest Harrier magazine Super 25, capping a big year for coach Frank Russo's team.

        “With all state championships having been run, this is the highest ranking ever for a Cincinnati boys team,” Russo said. “The Colerain girls finished third in 1999.”

        The final Harrier season rankings will be posted after the Foot Locker national championships Dec.8.

        LaSalle's Allen Bader won his second consecutive Division I state title Nov.3. Last weekend Bader finished second in the Mid-East Meet of Champions, an all-star race for seniors held in Kettering, Ohio.

        LaSalle was ranked No.1 nationally earlier this season but finished second to Hudson in the Ohio Division I state meet.

        HOOP SCOOP: The Enquirer's annual boys basketball preview will run Friday, the opening day of the season.

        FOOTBALL STARS: The OHSAA released its final list of regular-season football statistical leaders, with all divisions grouped together. Williamsburg's Jason Bainum led the state in rushing (3,248 yards) and scoring (284 points on 43 TDs, 13 two-point conversions).

        Wyoming's P.J. Pope (194 points) and Mount Healthy's B.J. Flowers (192) ranked Nos.3-4 in scoring.

        North College Hill's Donnie Johnson was No.3 in rushing (2,227 yards), with Flowers at No.5 (2,187 yards) and Reading's DeShawn Wynn at No.9 (1,917).

        McNicholas' Bryan Cupito was No.3 in passing yards (2,973) and Princeton's Mike Daniels ranked No.9 (2,360).

        Princeton's Darren Barnett was No.3 in pass receptions (81).

        COACH HONORED: Williamsburg coach Ed Stewart has been awarded the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association Lifetime Achievement Award.

        Stewart, volleyball coach at Williamsburg for 23 years, has a record of 431-97 and has been named Southern Buckeye Conference coach of the year 14 times.

        COACHES NEEDED:Walnut Hills seeks a head football coach. Apply via mail only with cover letter, resume and three letters of recommendation to: Principal, Walnut Hills High School, 3520 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45207. No faxes, e-mails or phone calls accepted. Deadline is 5 p.m. Friday.

        Walnut Hills also needs a varsity boys track coach for the spring season. Call AD Matt Szyndler at 569-5540.

        • Turpin seeks a head football coach. Send resume to AD Tony Hemmelgarn at Turpin HS, 2650 Bartels Road, Cincinnati, OH 45244.

        Contact Tom Groeschen at 768-8450; fax: 768-8550; e-mail: tgroeschen@enquirer.com.

       



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