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Established prior to the 2012-13 school year, the Southwest Ohio Conference consists of charter members Edgewood, Harrison, Mount Healthy, Northwest, Ross and Talawanda High Schools.  Our outstanding athletic and academic conference is built upon the following principles:  Integrity; Sportsmanship; and Leadership.  To stay up to date on SWOC news, results, and statistics, visit the site often.  In addition, check out the IN THE NEWS tab, as well as our Twitter feed, @swocsports, for more school-specific stories and links to stories from local media outlets.

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Ross Earns 3rd Straight Girls Tennis Championship

For the third straight year and five of the past seven years, the Ross Rams have won the SWOC Girls Tennis Championship.  The Rams fifth championship is now the most in SWOC Girls Tennis history.  Ross Head Coach Gerri Bolin and her team were able to combine an undefeated regular season, 16-0 overall (4-0 SWOC), with a 1st place finish at the conference tournament to win the 2022 SWOC Girls Tennis Championship.  Standings from the SWOC Girls Tennis Tournament were:  1.  Ross (30); 2.  Harrison (17); 3.  Northwest (14); 4.  Edgewood (10); and 5.  Talawanda (9).  For the second consecutive season, the Rams attained a perfect score at the tournament due to winning all five courts.  The only other time in SWOC history this was achieved was by Talawanda in 2013.  Sara McGinnis (Ross) was selected as SWOC Girls Tennis Player of the Year.  Gerri Bolin (Ross) was picked as SWOC Coach of the Year.  For complete results, please go to the Girls Tennis - Tournament tab.

2022 SWOC Boys Golf Crown Captured by Harrison

For the second straight year, and four of the last six years, the Harrison Wildcats, of Head Coach Trevor Ward, have won the SWOC Boys Golf Championship.  The Wildcats current regular season record is 27-0 overall and 24-0 in the SWOC.  Harrison won the conference tournament by finishing 18 strokes ahead of Talawanda.  The team standings from the tournament are:  1. Harrison (328); 2. Talawanda (346); 3. Ross (352); 4. Edgewood (388); and 5. Northwest (467).  Aden Walls (Harrison) was the medalist of the tournament by shooting a 76 at Miami Whitewater.  He finished five strokes ahead of SWOC Player of the Year Jack Ward (Harrison).  Trevor Ward (Harrison) was voted SWOC Coach of the Year.  For complete results, please go to the Boys Golf - Tournament tab.

     

Harrison Takes 2022 SWOC Girls Golf Title

The Harrison Wildcats are winners of the 2022 SWOC Girls Golf Championship.  This is the Wildcats sixth consecutive title and eighth in the last nine years.  Harrison Head Coach Bryan Carr’s team was undefeated in SWOC regular season matches (6-0) and won the conference tournament by shooting a 194 at Miami Whitewater Golf Course.  The team standings from the tournament are:  1. Harrison (194); 2. Edgewood (228); 3. Talawanda (230); and 4. Ross (243).  The tournament medalist, Emma Barrier (Harrison), shot a 45 at Miami Whitewater.  Her score was one stroke better than SWOC Player of the Year Kylee Goerss (Talawanda).  Harrison's Bryan Carr was selected as SWOC Coach of the Year.  For complete results, please go to the Girls Golf - Tournament tab.

     

2022 SWOC Girls Tennis Tournament Preview

On Thursday, September 29, the 2022 Southwest Ohio Conference Girls Tennis Tournament will take place at 8:30 AM at Miami University.  Ross 14-0 (4-0 SWOC) and Harrison 8-6 (3-1 SWOC) are atop the final regular season SWOC standings heading into the tournament.  The following tennis players headline the conference statistical list:  1st Singles, Sara McGinnis (Ross) 14-3 (4-0 SWOC); 2nd Singles, Eva Hall (Ross) 6-4 (3-0 SWOC); 3rd Singles, Lucy Bowling (Ross) 10-0 (3-0 SWOC) and Ryleigh Drew (Harrison) 7-1 (3-0 SWOC); 1st Doubles, Gracie King/Lauren Springer (Ross) 14-3 (4-0 SWOC); and 2nd Doubles, Emmalyn Nye/Danyela Taboada (Northwest) 7-3 (4-0 SWOC).  The SWOC Girls Tennis Championship is decided by a combination of the regular season final standings and this tournament.  Team placements are awarded the following points:  1st = 6 points; 2nd = 4 points; 3rd = 3 points; 4th = 2 points; and 5th = 1 point. Then, both point totals (regular season and tournament) are added together to determine the Final Standings and the conference champion. Past SWOC Championships have been won by defending champion Ross four times, Talawanda four times, Harrison twice, and Edgewood once.  Good luck to all these SWOC athletes and coaches competing during this tournament which will help decide the 2022 SWOC Championship!