Rising Sun, South Ripley, Switz. Co. Stars Earn ORVC Weekly Honors

Rising Sun's Landon Cole was among the weekly award winners after setting the school record for career goals in boys soccer.

(Undated) – Student-athletes from Rising Sun, South Ripley and Switzerland County highlight the latest weekly award winners from the Ohio River Valley Conference.

The ORVC report for September 21-26 was released on Tuesday.

South Ripley’s Zach Gentile and Rising Sun’s Landon Cole are the ORVC Boys Soccer Players of the Week. Gentile scored five goals in three matches, including a hat trick against Shawe. For Cole, the Shiners star notched five goals and an assist in three matches, including his 60th career goal – which broke the Rising Sun High School record.

The ORVC Girls Soccer Player of the Week went to Switzerland County’s Halle Archer. The Lady Pacers star recorded six goals and four assists in four matches last week.

South Ripley’s Lanie Nicholson and Switzerland County’s Nathan Furnish are the ORVC Runners of the Week. Nicholson posted a time of 20:26 at the annual Great Pumpkin Invitational. Furnish had solid performances at the Pumpkin Invitational and at Silver Creek.

The ORVC Volleyball Players of the Week are Southwestern’s Kylie Eccles and Shawe’s Emmaline Leatherman.

Other top performers for the week of September 21-26 are listed below.  



Shaylee Volz (JCD) 8 kills, 92% serve, 2 aces, 100% pass, 12 digs vs. C’ville

Emma Newhart (JCD) 80% serve, ace, 97% set, 14 KA’s vs. Crothersville

Katelyn Wagner (JCD) 100% set, 8 KA’s vs. Crothersville

Kylie Eccles (SW) 39 kills, 85% serve, 19 aces in 5 matches

Marissa Naylor (SW) 26 kills, 95% serve, 7 aces in 5 matches

Ashleigh Ream (SW) 90% serve, 6 aces, 94% pass, 24 digs in 5 matches

Emmaline Leatherman (SM) 65 kills, 30 blks, 94% serve, 10 aces, 89% pass, 21 digs in 7

Lina Leatherman (SM) 55 kills, 15 blks, 89% pass, 19 digs in 7 matches

Phoebe Grote (SM) 91% pass, 70 digs in 7 matches

Rachel Meyer (SR) 16 kills, 11 digs, 6 aces, 3 blk vs. Switzerland Co.

Brionna Linkel (SR) 11 digs, 25 KA’s, 2 aces vs. Switzerland Co.

Lindsay Montgomery (RS) 15 kills, 3 blk, 100% pass, 8 digs vs. Switzerland Co.

Grace Bujack (RS) 89% serve, 2 aces, 86% pass, 13 digs vs. Switzerland Co.

Olivia Davis (M) 97% serve, ace, 36 digs in 3 matches

Karley Bushhorn (M) 5 kills, blk, 97% serve, ace, 25 digs, 49 KA’s in 3 matches




Lucy Lillis (M) 23:03 / 23:26 JCD / Pumpkin

Renee Lillis (M) 23:43 / 25:04 JCD / Pumpkin

Sarah Lillis (M) 28:01 / 26:56 JCD / Pumpkin

Nora Powell (RS) 25:40 Pumpkin

Lanie Nicholson (SR) 20:26 Pumpkin

Emily Campbell (SR) 21:59 Pumpkin

Deborah Murphy (SR) 22:24 Pumpkin

Cloey Simon (JCD) 21:54 / 22:52 JCD / Pumpkin

Kayla Simon (JCD) 22:50 / 23:45 JCD / Pumpkin

Kaytlin Sizemore (JCD) 23:59 / 24:19 JCD / Pumpkin

Gracie White (SC) 22:00 / 23:19 Silver Creek / Pumpkin

Alisha Detmer (SC) 22:27 / 22:39 Silver Creek / Pumpkin

Bethany Dashzeveg (SC) 31:58 / 30:34 Silver Creek / Pumpkin

Calli Alderman (SM) 20:51 / 21:06 Silver Creek / Pumpkin

Katie Jacobs (SM) 32:36 / 33:28 Silver Creek / Pumpkin

Kirsten Geary (SW) 22:56 Pumpkin

Patricia Smith (SW) 24:15 Pumpkin

Lilly Douglas (SW) 24:23 Pumpkin



Ben Riehle (M) 17:00 / 17:57 JCD / Pumpkin

Ayden Potts (M) 18:48 JCD

Ethan Dehammer (M) 22:44 / 23:26 JCD / Pumpkin

Peyton Merica (RS) 18:37 Pumpkin

Nate Elliott (RS) 18:51 Pumpkin

Dalton Vinup (RS) 19:11 Pumpkin

Blake Volz (SR) 19:18 Pumpkin

Nick Zigan (SR) 19:23 Pumpkin

Logan Bradley (SR) 19:58 Pumpkin

Josh Pohle (JCD) 17:29 / 17:45 JCD / Pumpkin

Damon Hughes (JCD) 18:15 / 18:15 JCD / Pumpkin

Kameron Darnold (JCD) 19:53 / 20:03 JCD / Pumpkin

Nathan Furnish (SC) 19:30 / 18:29 Silver Creek / Pumpkin

Dylan Sullivan (SC) 20:18 / 20:28 Silver Creek / Pumpkin

Myles Covington (SC) 20:53 / 21:02 Silver Creek / Pumpkin

Sam Fewell (SM) 19:20 / 19:26 Silver Creek / Pumpkin

Louis Liu (SM) 19:27 Pumpkin

Wyatt Lundergan (SM) 20:36 / 20:33 Silver Creek / Pumpkin

Joe Drossart (SW) 18:15 Pumpkin

Caleb Geary (SW) 18:52 Pumpkin

Colton Cloud (SW) 19:08 Pumpkin



Josh Clark (M) 2 goals in 2 matches

Zach Gentile (SR) 5 goals in 3 matches (hat trick vs. Shawe)

Dillon Binion (SR) 3 goals in 3 matches

Ben Miller (SR) 6 assists in 3 matches

William Stockdale (SW) 2 goals in 2 matches

Alex Webster (SW) 2 assists in 2 matches

Brady McLain (SW) 19 saves in 2 matches

Landon Cole (RS) 5 goals, assist in 3 matches

Kendall Montgomery (RS) 4 goals, assist in 3 matches

Jordan Parsons (RS) shutout, assist vs. Shawe

Gage Dermon (SM) goal vs. South Ripley

Johan Betancourt (SM) goal vs. South Ripley

Jordan Meyer (JCD) 3 goals vs. Rising Sun

Levi Curlin (SC) 2 goals in 2 matches

Austin Bosaw (SC) goal in 2 matches



Lena Conradi (SR) 3 goals in 3 matches

Mariah Brison (SR) goal vs. Southwestern

Alyssa Phelps (M) 2 goals vs. Southwestern

Kyleigh Bledsoe (SM) goal vs. Southwestern

Halle Archer (SC) 6 goals, 4 assists in 4 matches

Raylinn Kappes (SC) 4 goals, 6 assists in 4 matches

Mackenzie Taylor (SC) 6 goals in 4 matches

Olivia Bruce (SW) goal in 3 matches

Afton Kuppler (SW) assist in 3 matches

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