Tiger athletes & coaches tops in ECC fall sports honors

By Chuck Gibson

LOVELAND, OH (November 3, 2020)  – It was a long journey from “will there even be a season?” to Eastern Cincinnati Conference Champions and Player of the Year and Coach of the Year honors for the Loveland Tigers fall sports teams.

Let’s start with a huge congratulations to all the Loveland High School fall sports athletes, coaches, athletic program administrators for their efforts and successes on the field and in the classrooms during this difficult pandemic season.


C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S!

Here is a look at LHS Tigers honored for fall 2020:

On the links, the Loveland boys golf team earned the title of ECC champions.

Tyler Vallee earned conference Player of the Year

David Allan received Coach of the Year honors.

Loveland Tiger Golf Team (Provided)

LHS Varsity Tennis Team 2020 (Chuck Gibson)

On the tennis court, the Loveland girls tennis team earned the 2020 ECC championship for the second consecutive year with a 6-2 season record and the ECC Tournament Championship.

Tess Broermann and Hannah Wenger were league champions at first doubles Jenna Batsch and Babs Dwyer won in second doubles.

Grace Haught was champion at second singles.

On the volleyball court, Diana Clark was honored for her play with the Loveland girls volleyball team

Diana Clark – 1st Team All ECC and 2nd Team All District  

On the soccer field, the Loveland boys soccer team claimed a share of the ECC conference title – their third consecutive conference championship. The Tigers also advanced to District Championship game and finished as District Runner-up.  

Kees Ciric earned conference Player of the Year

Mike Dunlap received Coach of the Year honors

Loveland Boys Soccer – District Runner Up (Credit Brian Conatser)

Loveland Lady Tigers Soccer Team in a final farewell to fans following loss to Oak Hilss in District Semi-final Tuesday, October 27, 2020 (Chuck Gibson)

More from the soccer field, the Loveland girls soccer team earned their 6th conference championship in the last 9 seasons with an undefeated 7-0-1 record in ECC play. The Lady Tigers earned a #2 seed for postseason tournament action advancing to the District semi-final where they suffered their only defeat of the season 1-0 to Oak Hills

Lauren Donovan earned ECC Player of the Year

Todd Kelly received ECC Coach of the Year honors.

Leiah Goedde – 1st team ECC

Abby Pawlikowski -1st team ECC

Eva Dudeck – 1st team ECC

Ella James – 2nd team ECC

Brooke Hatfield – 2nd team ECC

‘Sophia Kapszukiewicz – Honorable Mention ECC

Lauren Donovan – Loveland Tigers Soccer: ECC Player of the Year! (Chuck Gibson)

The run continues for Loveland Cross Country at State Championships this weekend:

The boys XC team earned the right to compete at the State Championship for the first time in 49 years.

For the girls, Emmy Sager earned a spot in the State Championship as an individual qualifier.   

Loveland Boys XC Team (Provided)

Loveland Girls XC Team (Provided)

Check http://www.lovelandtigers.org for more about Loveland High School Athletics

Check http://www.eccsports.com for results, standings, and more.