In recognition of National Women & Girls in Sports Day on Feb. 2, the Greater Columbus Sports Commission is honoring every 2021 Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) girls state champion. The OHSAA awarded 25 girls state championships to Columbus individuals and teams last year with 14 titles awarded in the winter sports season, seven in the spring and four in the fall.  Check out the complete breakdown below. 

Winter 2021

Columbus School for Girls | Girls DII Swimming | 200-Yard Medley Relay: Nyah Funderburke, Ava Fortney, Bethan Spangler, Olivia Morse

Columbus School for Girls | Girls DII Swimming | 100-Yard Backstroke: Nyah Funderburke

Dublin Coffman | Girls DI Swimming | 200-Yard Freestyle: Emily Brown

Dublin Coffman | Girls DI Swimming | 500-Yard Freestyle: Emily Brown

Dublin Coffman | Girls DI Swimming | 100-Yard Breaststroke: Ellie Andrews

Gahanna Lincoln | Girls DI Bowling | Team

New Albany | Girs DI Swimming | 200-Yard Medley Relay: Carly Meeting, Sydney Boals, Olivia Hovorka, Ava Lachey

New Albany | Girls DI Swimming - 400-Yard Freestyle Relay: Carly Meeting, Olivia Hovorka, Ashlyn Morr, Ava Lachey

New Albany | Girls DI Swimming | Team

Olentangy | Girls DI Swimming | 200-Yard IM: Martina Peroni

Olentangy | Girls DI Swimming | 100-Yard Butterfly: Cameron Kuriger

Upper Arlington | Girls DI Swimming | 50-Yard Freestyle: Caroline Porterfield,  Riley Huddleston

Upper Arlington | Girls DI Swimming | 100-Yard Freestyle: Riley Huddleston

Upper Arlington | Girls DI Swimming | 200-Yard Freestyle Relay: Caroline Porterfield, Lizze Oliphant, Avery Catalano, Emma Schueler

Spring 2021

Bishop Watterson | Girls DI Track | 4x200 Meter Relay: Cailin O'Reilly, Grace Jenkins, Anna Kessler, Sydney Workman

Bishop Watterson | Girls DI Track | 4x400 Meter Relay: Jordan Morales, Cailin O'Reilly, Erin Connors, Grace Jenkins

Gahanna Lincoln | Girls DI Track | 3200-Meter Run: Alyssa Shope

Gahanna Lincoln | Girls DI Track | 300-Meter Hurdles: Camden Bentley

Hilliard Davidson | Girls DI Track | 800-Meter Run: Lindsay Stull

Westerville South | Girls DI Track | 100-Meter Hurdles: Marissa Saunders

Dublin Coffman | Girls DI Lacrosse

Fall 2021

New Albany | Girls DI Golf | Team

Dublin Jerome | Girls DI Golf | Individual: Audrey Ryu

Gahanna Lincoln | Girls DI Cross Country | Individual: Alyssa Shope

Bishop Watterson | Girls Field Hockey | Team


About the Greater Columbus Sports Commission 

The Greater Columbus Sports Commission is a nonprofit organization with a mission to rally Columbus to compete and win sporting  events, providing a singular athlete and fan experience and positively impacting image, economy and lifestyle.  Since 2002, the  Greater Columbus Sports Commission has booked more than 500  new sporting events for the Columbus Region, generating an estimated $605 million in visitor spending.  Those millions of dollars go back into the city, improving quality of life for our community and boosting economic growth.