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2021 SWC Boys Golf Championship Preview

2021 SWC Championship at Pine Hills

UPDATE (9/22 at 4 PM): Weather has forced the postponement of this event until Thursday, October 7.

Avon High School enters the 2021 Southwestern Conference Boys Golf Championship in a familiar spot as the Eagles control their own destiny after winning the SWC Preview and finishing the SWC regular season undefeated. Avon will be looking for a third-straight league trophy.

The final piece of the SWC puzzle will be solved Thursday (September 23) with an 18-hole tournament at Pine Hills Golf Club in Hinckley. The modified shotgun start will begin at 8:30 a.m. The overall team champion is decided by a team’s standing in the 18-hole preview (30%), regular season (30%) and 18-hole championship (40%).

The Eagles, who finished 7-0 during regular season play, enter the final day with 27 points. Rival Avon Lake is Avon’s closest competitor with 22.5 points, while Olmsted Falls is right behind with 21 points and Amherst Steele enters the championship with 19.5 points. In order for the Shoremen to win the SWC title they would have to finish three spots higher than Avon in the championship and defeat Olmsted Falls. The Bulldogs can win if they place four sports ahead of Avon and defeat Avon Lake.

Midview and North Ridgeville are currently tied for fifth place with 13.5 points, while Berea-Midpark (9) and Elyria (6) round out the current standings. All will be looking to move up the standings with strong play on Thursday.

Avon senior Nolan King enters the final day as the favorite to take home the SWC Most Valuable Player award. King, a 2020 All-SWC first team performer, brings a 1.844 “score minus course rating” into the championship. Amherst sophomore Ryan Yoder is the closest competitor with a 2.367 average. King has a four-stroke lead over Yoder in the race for SWC MVP honors. The top six individuals earn All-SWC first team, while the next six golfers earn All-SWC second team in 2021.

• 2021 SWC Boys Golf Regular Season Standings

• 2021 SWC Boys Golf Leaders

Fans can follow updates throughout the day via twitter at https://twitter.com/Ohio_SWC

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SWC Online Box Office Links

SWC Tickets
Below you will find the online box office links to purchase tickets for all eight Southwestern Conference school districts. AMHERST STEELE https://amherststeelecomets.com/amherst-event-tickets/ AVON https://avonlocalschools.hometownticketing.com/embed/all AVON
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Southwestern Conference Scholar and Sportsmanship Athletes of May

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Each month, the Southwestern Conference will recognize student-athletes who are excelling in the classroom as well as those who have demonstrated the highest levels of integrity and sportsmanship.  For May the SWC recognizes the following student athletes:

Scholar Athletes of the Month

Danielle Andrews (Sr)
Olmsted Falls High School
Cross Country, Track & Field

Senior runner Danielle Andrews holds a 4.457 cumulative grade point average and competes on Olmsted Falls’ cross country and track and field teams.  Andrews is a member of Rho Kappa, the National Honor Society, the Math Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society.  The senior is currently enrolled in AP Calculus, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Stats and College Credit Plus Spanish.  Andrews plans on attending the University of Dayton this fall to study Civil Engineering.

Varun Sripada (Sr)
Avon High School
Hockey, Tennis

Currently in the top five percent of the Avon senior class of 2021, Varun Sripada knows how to balance hockey, tennis and a 4.55 cumulative grade point average.  A member of the National Honors Society and Student Council, Sripada has earned the High Honor Roll at Avon.  He is currently enrolled in AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry and AP Economics while participating in the chess club and robotics.

Sportsmanship Athletes of the Month

Maggie Jantz (Sr)
Avon Lake High School
Cross Country, Track & Field

A very successful cross country and track athlete for Avon Lake, Maggie Jantz has persevered through a canceled COVID-19 spring her junior season and injuries as a senior.  The senior was all-conference and qualified for Regionals all four years in cross country.  She was also all-conference and qualified for Regionals her freshman and sophomore years in track and field.  Jantz has handled these setbacks amazingly.  The senior continues to show up to track practices and meets to help her teammates and continue to be a leader.  Jantz is used to being on the track, but her true sportsmanship shined in a difficult situation.  A member of National Honor Society, National English Honors Society, Pals and Key Club, Jantz has participated in three separate mission trips to help work on damaged/struggling homes for those in need.

Christopher Carleton (Sr)
North Olmsted High School
Soccer, Tennis

Christopher Carleton has been a team leader, an outstanding student and a true example of a great sport for the North Olmsted Eagles.  Suffering a knee injury prior to the start of the soccer season, Carleton missed most of the season but still found a way to be a leader and stay engaged with his teammates throughout the season.  With a lot of hard work, Carleton was about to work his way back to play for the Eagles by the end of the season.  The senior captain is a member of National Honors Society and gives back to the North Olmsted Community often.  Carelton has assisted with St Brendans making sandwiches, cookies, hygiene kits and boxes of foot for the needy while also helping at Tennis Camps, NOSO Soccer Camps and NOSO Cups.

 

 

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