South Ripley's Cole, Brison Earn ORVC Weekly Honors

It was another record-setting week for Megan Cole.

The 25th Annual Great Pumpkin Invitational. Photo by Jane Rogers, Milan Community Schools Superintendent. 

(Versailles, Ind.) – Two South Ripley High School student-athletes are celebrating weekly honors from the Ohio River Valley Conference.

The ORVC report for the week of September 17-22 was released on Wednesday.

Cross country star Megan Cole was named the ORVC Girls Runner of the Week with a record setting time at the 25th Annual Great Pumpkin Invitational in Versailles. Cole took the blue ribbon in the girls varsity race with a new school record time of 18:48.

Southwestern’s Bradley Winston is the ORVC Boys Runner of the Week. Winston ran a 16:37 at the Great Pumpkin Invitational.

The ORVC Girls Soccer Player of the Week went to Taylor Brison. The South Ripley star netted five goals and added two assists last week.

Jac-Cen-Del’s Jacob Jines and Rising Sun’s Landon Cole shared the ORVC Boys Soccer Player of the Week. Jines scored six goals in three matches, while Cole found the back of the net five times with three assists in as many matches.

Southwestern’s Abby Ralston is the ORVC Volleyball Player of the Week.

Other top performers for the week of Sept. 17-22 are listed below.



Courtney Bruns (M)                5 aces, 97% serve, 74 digs in 3 matches

Lexi Hanson (M)                      6 aces, 95% serve, 5 blk, 17 digs in 3 matches

Maddy Schmidt (M)                30 kills, 7 blk, 12 digs in 3 matches

Abby Ralston (SW)                  27 kills, 99% set, 57 KA’s, 99% pass, 35 digs in 6 matches

Keely Fink (SW)                       62 kills, 8 blk, 96% pass, 19 digs in 6 matches

Kiah Means (SW)                     89% serve, 5 aces, 94% pass, 52 digs in 6 matches

Elexah Roepke (SR)                 17 kills, 84% serve, 6 aces, 84% pass vs. Switz Co.

Cheyenne Caplinger (SR)        3 kills, 95% serve, 2 aces, 95% set, 14 KA’s vs. Switz Co.

Brooke Johnson (SC)               3 kills, 83% serve, ace, 8 digs in 3 matches

Ally Furnish (SC)                      11 kills, 3 blk, 100% serve, 7 aces, 4 digs in 3 matches

Delanie Swanson (SC)             6 kills, 95% serve, 3 aces, 8 digs, 16 KA’s in 3 matches

Liz Newhart (JCD)                   86% serve, 2 aces, 78% pass, 3 KA’s in 2 matches

Shai Schmeltz (JCD)                95% serve, ace, 12 digs in 2 matches

Shaylee Volz (JCD)                  6 kills, 4 blk, 80% pass, 4 digs in 2 matches

Danyka Groover (RS)              39 kills, 7 blk in 2 matches

Kassidy Romans (RS)               100% serve, 4 aces, 86% pass, 27 digs in 2 matches

Sydney Bostic (RS)                  95% set, 52 KA’s in 2 matches

Kate Grote (SM)                      38 kills, 9 blk in 5 matches

Devin Russell (SM)                  89% serve, 10 aces in 5 matches

Kristen Snodgrass (SM)           96% set, 41 KA’s in 5 matches



Name                                      Time                                        Location                     

McKenzie Ellegood (RS)          27:15                                       Pumpkin

Lucia Jasikova (RS)                  31:05                                       Pumpkin

Leah Anders (SC)                     20:47                                       DMC

Keirstan Oeffinger (SC)           22:39                                       DMC

Alisha Detmer (SC)                  22:53                                       DMC

Megan Cole (SR)                     18:48 *                                    Pumpkin

Elyse Hunger (SR)                    21:30                                       Pumpkin

Emily Campbell (SR)                22:46                                       Pumpkin

Lauren Lundergan (SM)          21:23 / 23:47                           DMC / S. Creek

Grace McAlister (SM)             29:33                                       DMC

Kayla Simon (JCD)                   23:45 / 22:06                           JCD / Pumpkin

Kaytlin Sizemore (JCD)            25:39 / 24:11                           JCD / Pumpkin

Lauryn Dilk (JCD)                     26:14 / 23:13                           JCD / Pumpkin

Kristen Geary (SW)                  23:44                                       Pumpkin

Ashton Goode (SW)                24:31                                       Pumpkin

Maddy Jacobs (SW)                 24:56                                       Pumpkin



Name                                      Time                                        Location                     

Dalton Vinup (RS)                   19:00                                       Pumpkin

Grant Taylor (RS)                    19:42                                       Pumpkin

Garrett Demaree (SC)             19:06                                       DMC

Ben Hicks (SC)                         20:29                                       DMC

Jaydon Day (SC)                      24:02                                       DMC

Dylon Wilhoit (SR)                   19:38                                       Pumpkin

Nick Zigan (SR)                        19:51                                       Pumpkin

Jay Cornett (SR)                      20:58                                       Pumpkin

Leon Kinne (SM)                      18:30                                       DMC

Bryan Avalos (SM)                   18:47 / 18:37                           DMC / S. Creek

Damon Hughes (JCD)              18:23 / 17:12                           JCD / Pumpkin

Tanner Dilk (JCD)                    20:22 / 19:50                           JCD / Pumpkin

Todd Menchhofer (JCD)         20:29 / 19:14                           JCD / Pumpkin

Bradley Winston (SW)             16:37                                       Pumpkin

Trevor Smith (SW)                   17:42                                       Pumpkin

Gavyn Mundt (SW)                 17:51                                       Pumpkin



Adrian Peetz (JCD)                  0 goals allowed in 3 matches

Zach Gentile (SR)                    2 goals, 2 assists in 4 matches

Jacob Elliott (SR)                     3 goals in 4 matches

Dillon Binion (SR)                    2 goals in 4 matches

Jeff Bibb (SW)                          2 goals, assist in 3 matches

Adam Anderson (SW)             2 goals, 2 assists in 3 matches

Caleb Ream (SW)                    goal, assist vs. Franklin County

Jake Bovard (RS)                     4 goals, 3 assists in 3 matches

James Bounds (RS)                  2 goals in 3 matches



Rylee Hankins (SC)                  goal, 2 assists in 5 matches

Kinsley Griffith (SC)                 3 goals in 5 matches

Jordan Scott (SC)                     51 saves in goal in 5 matches

Brook Elston (SR)                    5 goals, 4 assists last week

Jordan Combs (M)                  2 goals, assists in 2 matches

Lily Phelps (M)                        3 goals in 2 matches

Hailey Meyers (M)                  goal in 2 matches

Natsuki Fukazawa (SW)          3 goals in 3 matches

Julia Kaiser (SW)                      assist in 3 matches

Cadence Humes (SW)             assist in 3 matches

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