The Wooster City School District is celebrating a successful fall sports season. Many teams had winning seasons that, for some, culminated in tournament wins and championship titles.
The Wooster High School girls varsity volleyball team was an impressive 12-0 in conference play, leading them to the Ohio Cardinal Conference League (OCC) title. The team had an overall record of 20-1. Team members also scored a number of individual recognitions. Cassidy Sims was named Conference Defensive Player Of the Year and was first in total digs. Madison McCoy and Marin Dixon were both selected to First Team All OCC and led the league in kills and assists respectively. Ravin Morgan and Elena Wagoner were named to Second Team All OCC while Michelle Stern and Madeline Allen received Honorable Mention All OCC. Jen Snowbarger was also named Conference Coach of the Year.
The Wooster High School girls varsity tennis team also celebrated a successful season. They were undefeated in conference play, with an overall record of 14-2. The team finished second overall, behind Ashland, after the conference tournament. Rheanna Velasquez and Emma Boreman were number one in the conference for doubles and named First Team All OCC. Audrey Cochran was second in conference singles play and named to Second Team All OCC, while Minnie Pozefsky was third in conference singles play and named to Second Team All OCC. Sophia Mathur, first in singles, and the team of Skyy Khounborin and Macey Dillon, second in doubles, received Honorable Mention All OCC.
The Wooster Middle School eighth-grade girls volleyball team won the OCC championship single-elimination tournament on Oct. 5, defeating Mansfield Senior (2-0), Madison (2-1) and West Holmes in the finals (2-1). The team, coached by Amy Sanders, also won the tournament last year as seventh-graders.
“I am so proud of these student-athletes; they work very hard to achieve success in their sports, and to see that hard work pay off by winning titles is very rewarding,” said Wooster City School District Director of Secondary Education, Richard Leone. “It is my honor to congratulate the varsity girls volleyball and tennis teams as well as the eighth-grade girls volleyball team and coaches on their successful seasons. Go Generals!”