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Championship Game Recaps & Box Scores - posted after each game

2011 OHSAA Boys Division III Soccer State Championship Game
Columbus Crew Stadium
Friday, November 11, 2011


Box score in PDF format: Worthington Christian 2, Gates Mills Hawken

Worthington Christian Wins Third Soccer Championship
Warriors score once in each half to defeat Hawken 2-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio � Worthington Christian scored once in each half en route to shutting out Gates Mills Hawken, 2-0, in the 2011 OHSAA boys Division III soccer championship Friday at Crew Stadium in Columbus. The title is Worthington Christian�s third boys soccer championship.

Under sunny skies with cool temperatures, Worthington Christian (18-4-1) had an opportunity early in the first half when senior Brett Elder received a crossing pass over the middle, but sent the ball off the right post. The Warriors would come right back in the 11th minute of the half to score the first goal of the day. Senior Ben Tjoelker took advantage of a deflected save, putting it past Hawken junior goaltender Peter Labes into the back of the net.

Hawken (18-4-0) began the second half with aggressive play and had a number of opportunities to put pressure on Worthington Christian. The Hawks, however, were unable to capitalize on three Warrior fouls on the offensive side of the field during the half.

In the 74th minute Worthington Christian sealed its championship effort on a goal from Elder on an assist from sophomore Sam Condon.

The title is Worthington Christian�s third in boys soccer (2006, 2009, 2011). The Warriors have been in the Division III championship game the past four years, collecting a runner-up finish in 2008 and 2010.

The 2011 runner-up finish for Hawken is its seventh in boys soccer, the last coming in 2007.

WC � 1-1-2
GMH � 0-0-0

Scoring Summary:
WC � Tjoekler (no assist)
WC � Elder (A-Condon)

2011 OHSAA Boys Division II Soccer State Championship Game
Columbus Crew Stadium
Friday, November 11, 2011


Box score in PDF format: Dayton Carroll 3, Richfield Revere 0

Carroll Proves Dominance for Second Year in a Row
Patriots defeat Revere 3-0 to win second straight title

COLUMBUS, Ohio � In a rematch of the 2010 Division II championship game, Dayton Carroll asserted itself early and controlled the ball the majority of the game to defeat Richfield Revere 3-0 in the 2011 OHSAA boys Division II state soccer championship game Friday at Crew Stadium in Columbus.

Both teams came into the game unbeaten, but Carroll (23-0-0) proved to have the upper hand the majority of the game, controlling the ball and putting pressure on the Revere defense. The Patriots outshot the Minutemen 20 to three with six shots on goal.

The Patriots scored on goals from junior Trae� Collins on assist from junior Zach Zwiesler in the first half and senior Matthew Barnes and senior Austin Neumeier in the second half. Barnes� goal came on a penalty kick after Revere committed a handball inside the 18-yard box.

The 2011 title makes it back-to-back for Carroll. It is the Patriots fourth title overall, and third in the past four years. They have previously won in 2010, 2008 and 1980. The Patriots finish the season undefeated for the first time in school history.

Revere finishes as runner-up for the second year in a row and third time overall (1995, 2010, 2011). The Minutemen lost to Carroll 3-2 in the 2010 championship game. Revere finishes the season with an 18-1-4 record.

RR � 0-0-0
DC � 1-2-3

Scoring Summary:
DC � Collins (A-Zwiesler)
DC � Barnes (PK)
DC � Neumeier (no assist)

2011 OHSAA Boys Division I Soccer State Championship Game
Columbus Crew Stadium
Friday, November 11, 2011


Box score in PDF format: Cleveland St. Ignatius 4, Powell Olentangy Liberty 2

St. Ignatius Repeats as Division I Champions
Wildcats� strong second half downs Olentangy Liberty 4-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio � Three second half goals helped propel Cleveland St. Ignatius to back-to-back titles, defeating Powell Olentangy Liberty, 4-2, in the 2011 OHSAA boys Division I soccer state championship Friday evening at Crew Stadium in Columbus.

Olentangy Liberty, making its first state championship appearance, scored first to quiet the St. Ignatius crowd early on a goal by junior Jared Robinson. St. Ignatius bounced back quickly when a minute later senior Matt Foldesy scored off of a deflected save to even the game at one goal apiece. Olentangy Liberty took the advantage again, on a textbook assist by junior Zach Matheny to junior Sam Deroy for its second goal. The Patriots held on to the, 2-1, lead going into halftime.

St. Ignatius (22-1-1) played a determined second half, getting a goal from junior Nate Fahey and two goals from junior Jacob Roth. Roth also tallied an assist in the second half to go along with his teammate Foldesy�s two. The Wildcats� four goals in the contest came on six shots on goal.

After totaling four shots on goal and two goals in the first half, Liberty only managed one in the second half, unable to apply much pressure against the Wildcats defense.

With the 2011 title St. Ignatius has won back-to-back titles and five championships overall. The Wildcats have now won three times in the past four years (2004, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011).

Olentangy Liberty finishes as runner-up for the first time in boys soccer. The Patriots finish with a 16-3-3 record.

SI � 1-3-4
OL � 2-0-2

Scoring Summary:
OL � Robinson (no assist)
SI � Foldesy (no assist)
OL � Deroy (A-Matheny)
SI � Fahey (A-Roth)
SI � Roth (A-Foldesy)
SI � Roth (A-Foldesy)

2011 OHSAA Girls Division III Soccer State Championship Game
Columbus Crew Stadium
Saturday, November 12, 2011



Box score in PDF format: Cin. Summit Country Day 5, Shaker Heights Laurel 2


Cincinnati Summit Country Day Wins First Girls Soccer Championship
Silver Knights win their first championship and the first OHSAA girls Division III championship

COLUMBUS, Ohio � Cincinnati Summit Country Day used its speed and athleticism to defeat Shaker Heights Laurel School, 5-2, in the OHSAA girls Division III state soccer championship Saturday at Crew Stadium in Columbus.

In the first year for an OHSAA girls Division III soccer championship game, Summit Country Day and Laurel were both making their first appearances in a soccer championship, as well. There had been just two divisions in girls soccer since 1995.

The title for Summit Country Day came in the school�s first trip to the title game. The Silver Knights� (19-4-1) five goals tie the record for most goals by one team in a boys or girls championship game. Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit scored five in winning the 2001 Division II girls title and Bay Village Bay did so winning the 2003 Division II girls championship.

Summit Country Day began the scoring, with the Silver Knights collecting goals within minutes of each other in the first half. The goals came from freshman Emily Wiser on an assist by junior Amauria Campbell and unassisted by sophomore Meredith Schertzinger.

In the second half Country Day continued to get to the point of attack quicker, with Schertzinger collecting her second goal and an assist, junior Elizabeth Williamsscoring a goal and sophomore Addie Englehart scoring as well. Silver Knights junior Izzie Englehart also added an assist.

Laurel sophomore Sydney Riddle scored twice in the second half in an effort to bring the Gators back, but was unable to do so. The Gators claim the runner-up trophy in their first appearance in a championship game. Laurel finishes with a record of 15-6-1.

SHL � 0-2-2
SCD � 2-3-5

Scoring Summary:
SCD � Wiser (A-Campbell)
SCD � Schertzinger (no assist)
SCD � Schertzinger (A- I. Englehart)
SCD � Williams (A-Schertzinger)
SCD � A. Englehart (no assist)
SHL � Riddle (no assist)
SHL � Riddle (no assist)

2011 OHSAA Girls Division II Soccer State Championship Game
Columbus Crew Stadium
Saturday, November 12, 2011



Box score in PDF format: DeSales 2, St. Ursula 0


Columbus St. Francis DeSales Outlasts Toledo St. Ursula for Girls Division II Soccer Title
Stallions score twice in the second half to defeat the Arrows, 2-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio � In a fast-paced, aggressive game, Columbus St. Francis DeSales was able to score twice in the second half to defeat Toledo St. Ursula Academy, 2-0, Saturday in the OHSAA girls Division II soccer state championship at Crew Stadium in Columbus.

DeSales (18-4-2) broke a 0-0 tie in the second half, taking advantage of a St. Ursula penalty inside the 18-yard box. DeSales junior Kerry McGuire snuck the penalty kick just past the outstretched arms of St. Ursula senior goalkeeper Nicole Vahalik. The Stallions sealed their championship hopes when senior Alex Elliot connected on a goal off a pass from sophomore teammate Alexis Neri in the 75th minute. DeSales senior goaltender Becca Dowling-Fitzpatrick had three saves in the game.

The game was fairly even statistically with both teams collecting seven shots total and three on goal apiece. St. Ursula committed 15 fouls while DeSales had 12. St. Ursula had the advantage in corner kicks, six to three.

The 2011 championship marks the fourth time DeSales has won a girls title. They previously finished first in 1995, 1997 and 1998. This was the Stallions first appearance in the state tournament since 2002.

St. Ursula finishes as runner-up for the first time in girls soccer. This was the Arrows second appearance in the state tournament, previously playing in the semifinals in 2004. St. Ursula finishes the year with a 15-7-1 record.

SUA � 0-0-0
SFD � 0-2-2

Scoring Summary:
SFD � McGuire (PK)
SFD � Elliott (A-Neri)


2011 OHSAA Girls Division I Soccer State Championship Game
Columbus Crew Stadium
Saturday, November 12, 2011


Box score in PDF format: Strongsville 1, Dublin Jerome 0

Strongsville Wins Fourth Girls Soccer Title
Mustangs hold Dublin Jerome scoreless to win girls Division I championship

COLUMBUS, Ohio � Strongsville scored off a deflected save in the first half and held on to defeat Dublin Jerome, 1-0, in the 2011 girls Division I soccer championship Saturday at Crew Stadium in Columbus.

Strongsville (21-2-0) took advantage of a deflection after a tough save by Jerome senior goalkeeper Megan O�Donnell. The Mustangs� sophomore Alyssa Pejic put the deflection into the empty net for the lone goal of the evening.

Both schools had equal opportunities in the first half, each tallying three shots on goal. Jerome had four corner kicks in the half while Strongsville had five.

Jerome had a flurry of chances in the second half, but came up empty on five shots, two coming on goal. A deserved amount of credit for the Celtics offensive woes goes to Strongsville�s Samantha Ortenzi and Sarah Baskey. The Mustangs sophomore goalkeepers collected five saves in the game.

With the win, Strongsville claims its fourth girls soccer championship (1998, 2002, 2005, 2011). The Mustangs were state runner-up in 2003, 2007 and 2008.

Jerome takes home its first girls soccer runner-up. The Celtics had previously made it to the state tournament in 2004. Jerome finishes the season with a 20-2-1 record.

STR � 1-0-1
DJ � 0-0-0

Scoring Summary:
STR � Pejic (no assist)

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