The Franklin County Board of Commissioners and Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) recognized 21 individual and team state champions from Central Ohio on Tuesday, April 5.

Teams and individuals from Central Ohio won at either the DI or DII level in five of six winter sports. Winners came from 14 different schools with Olentangy Liberty and Dublin Coffman leading the pack at three championships each.

Below is a full breakdown of the OHSAA winter sport champions from Central Ohio.

Boys Swimming & Diving

Division I: 200M Individual Medley – Spencer Aurnou-Rhees (St. Charles)

Division I: 50M Freestyle – Hudson Williams (Olentangy Liberty)

Division I: 100M Breaststroke - Grant Gooding (Upper Arlington)

Division II: 50M Freestyle, 100M Freestyle – Brady McInerney (St. Francis DeSales)


Girls Swimming & Diving

Division I: 200M Relay – Marie Bellie, Sami Kiss, Kendall Hitler, Aubrey Briseno (Gahanna Lincoln)

Division I: 200M Freestyle, 500M Freestyle – Emily Brown (Dublin Coffman)

Division I: 200M Individual Medley, 100M Butterfly - Martina Peroni (Lewis Center Olentangy)

Division I: 50M Freestyle, 100M Backstroke – Carly Meeting (New Albany)

Division I: 200 Freestyle Relay - Caroline Porterfield, Hayden Hollingsworth, Avery Catalano, Riley Huddleston (Upper Arlington)

Division I: 400M Freestyle Relay - Carly Meeting, Ashlyn Morr, Marisa Downs, Ava Lachey (New Albany)

Boys Bowling

Division I: Carter Street (Olentangy Liberty)

Gymnastics

All-Around: Raegan Ernst (Dublin Jerome)

Uneven Parallel Bars: Raegan Ernst (Dublin Jerome)

Wrestling

Division I: 126-lb - Omar Ayoub (Dublin Coffman)

Division I: 132-lb – Ty Wilson (Dublin Scioto)

Division I: 157-lb – Connor Euton (Westerville North)

Division I: 190-lb – Seth Shumate (Dublin Coffman)

Division I: 215-lb – Dylan Russo (Olentangy Liberty)
Division II: 132-lb – David McClelland (St. Francis DeSales)

Division II: 144-lb – Mitchell Younger (Bishop Watterson)

Girls Basketball

Division I: Reynoldsburg

Boys Basketball

Division I: Pickerington Central  

About The Greater Columbus Sports Commission

The Greater Columbus Sports Commission’s mission is 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 brought 550 new sporting events to Columbus, generating an estimated $625 million in direct visitor spending.