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Athletic Director Scott Molfenter
Athletic Director Scott Molfenter

At Carroll High School, we are not only proud of our excellent academic tradition, but also take great pride in our athletic programs.  Our goal is to compete at the highest level while fostering sportsmanship and leadership in our student-athletes.  Extracurricular activities provide excellent opportunities to build character.  As we prepare tomorrow's leaders, we hope to take advantage of these moments.

Carroll is a proud member of the Great Catholic League.  The GCL is recognized among the finest leagues in the nation for its accomplishments in athletics, and more importantly, in the classroom.  We are proud to compete against the fine schools in our league and look forward to the challenges of every competition.

Athletics News

Indoor track wraps up another season with impressive showing at state championships

March 23, 2021
By Carroll High School
The Carroll Girls Indoor Track and Field team at the 2021 State Championships

The Patriot Indoor Track and Field team qualified in a total of 35 different events, 13 for the boys and 22 for the girls, at the Spire Institute Facility in Geneva. This was the 12th year in a row that Carroll has qualified athletes to Indoor State Track and Field Championships and its 12th straight year with at least one athlete finishing in the top eight to earn All State Honors.

The Lady Patriots had a historic day as they finished in 7th place (out of 54 teams scored) with 25.5 points in Division 2/3, the highest finish and most points scored in school history! They also earned All State Honors in seven events and broke 3 school records. The following athletes have competed in multiple Indoor State meets: Trinity Raber (3), Ellie Erich (2), Grace Braun (2), and Meredith Goecke (2).

  • Meredith Goecke - Triple Jump (2nd Place - 33.5.25") All State Honors and State Runner-Up; PR and New Indoor School Record! (Previous record held by Katie Abrahamowizc '14) Meredith also competed in the Long Jump (6th Place - 14'10") All State Honors; Pole Vault (NH), and 4x200m Relay. Meredith is the first athlete in school history to qualify in four individual events and earn All-State Honors in three events at the Indoor State Championships!
  • McKenna Lange - 400m Dash (14th Place - 1:03.17) PR and New Indoor School Record! (Previous record was held by Alaina Casey '20)
  • Sophia Bruhn - 3200m Run (5th Place - 11:17.15) All State Honors; PR and Improved her Indoor School Record by 19 seconds! She is currently the 4th fastest freshman in the country in the 3200m / 2 Mile Run!
  • Miranda Schock - High Jump (7th Place - 4'10") All State Honors and PR by four inches!
  • Girls 4x200m Relay (8th Place - 1:56.40) All State Honors and PR! Meredith Goecke, Sophie Rieman, Gabby Green, Guinivere Bishop. Alternates: Makenzie Lencke, Josie Rose.
  • Girls 4x400m Relay (6th Place - 4:21.63) All State Honors and PR! Grace Braun, Trinity Raber, Makenzie Lencke, McKenna Lange. Alternates: Guinivere Bishop, Ellie Erich. (All 4 runners set season or personal records).
  • Girls 4x800m Relay (4th Place - 10:19.66) All State Honors, PR, and 2nd fastest time in School Indoor History! Grace Braun, Gabby Perkins, Trinity Raber, Ellie Erich. Alternates: McKenna Lange, Sophia Bruhn. (All 4 runners set personal records).
  • Maggie Poor - 3200m Run (14th Place - 12:28.46) PR by 14 seconds!
  • Grace Braun - 1600m Run (12th Place - 5:35.60)
  • Gabby Green - Long Jump (22nd Place - 12'1")
  • Madie Justice - Weight Throw (13th Place - 31'4") PR and 2nd best throw in school history!
  • Sarah Price - Weight Throw (15th Place - 29'10") PR and 3rd best throw in school history! Sarah also competed in Shot Put (24th Place - 24'5.25")
  • Julia Jordan - Weight Throw (22nd - 21'10")
  • Josie Rose competed in Pole Vault
  • Ellie Erich competed in High Jump
The Carroll Boys Indoor Track and Field Team at the State Championships
The Carroll Boys Indoor Track and Field Team at the State Championships

The Patriot Men also had a great day as they finished in 12th place (out of 55 teams scored) with 19 points in Division 1. This was the second highest finish in Division 1 and 2nd most points scored in school history at the Indoor State Championships. They also earned All State Honors in 5 events and broke 2 school records. The following athletes have competed in multiple Indoor State meets: Kevin Agnew (2), David Ferguson (2), and Javier Barajas (2). Here are the highlights for the boys:

  • Kevin Agnew - 3200m Run (3rd Place - 9:09.48) All State Honors (2nd year in a row)! PR and improved his own school record by 1 second! He is currently ranked 25th in the country in the 3200m / 2 Mile Run!
  • Cole Ryan - Shot Put (7th Place - 50'5") All State Honors! PR and improved his own school record by 7 inches! Cole also competed in the Weight Throw (16th Place - 46'3").
  • David Ferguson - High Jump (6th Place - 6'0") All State Honors
  • Shemar Whitfield - Triple Jump (3rd Place - 41'3.25") All State Honors and PR!  Shemar also competed in the Long Jump (7th Place - 20'3.25") All State Honors!
  • Jack Agnew - 3200m Run (11th Place - 9:31.74) PR and is currently the 9th fastest sophomore in the 3200m / 2 Mile Run in the country!
  • Ryan Toomey - Pole Vault (14th Place - 10'6") PR!
  • Kyle Heilmann - High Jump (20th Place - 5'6")
  • Boys 4x200m Relay (17th Place - 1:35.75) PR and 2nd fastest time in School Indoor History! David Ferguson, Shemar Whitfield, Charlie Harlow, Javier Barajas. Alternates: Ryan Toomey, Michael Duckro.
  • Boys 4x800m Relay (24th Place - 8:59.49) Javier Barajas, Michael Duckro, Wyatt Manos, Christian Agnuiano. Alternates: Jack Agnew, Kevin Agnew. (All 4 runners set season or personal records).

Full results and race videos can be found at https://oh.milesplit.com/.

Regional champ Agnew, boys' cross country head to state championships

November 05, 2020
By Carroll High School
Carroll High School Boys' Cross Country finished as runners-up the Ohio High School Athletic Association Regional Championships.

The Carroll Cross Country teams competed in the Division II Regional Championships on October 31st at Troy. Lead by individual champion Kevin Agnew '21, the Patriot men finished as Regional Runners-up, only ten points behind champion Waynesville.  There were a total of 13 teams in the race with the top four teams earning a spot in the State Cross Country Championships. This was the 5th time in team history finishing as Regional Runner-Up and 8th time finishing in the top 2 spots. This was also the 15th year out of the last 18 that the men’s team has qualified to the State Championships in Division II. It’s the 16th men’s state qualifying team in Carroll Cross Country history and 22nd overall.

Carroll High School Boys' Cross Country competes at the Ohio High School Athletic Association Regional Championships

The Patriot men had an outstanding team race with all 7 runners contributing to the team’s overall win.  Agnew's first place finish (15:50) earned him the individual championship for the second year in a row!  Kevin also earned All-Region honors and was an Individual State Qualifier! Kevin is the 3rd Individual Regional Champion in school history (Kevin has won twice and Andrew Trick '09, is the other). Jack Agnew '23 finished in 7th place (16:35) to earn All-Region honors and was an Individual State Qualifier. Rounding out the top 7 were: Drew Maxwell '21 (20th-17:14), Logan Arnold '24 (22nd-17:15), Seth Tivakaran '23 (30th-17:32), Hayden Everding '23 (50th-17:58), and Nathan Schiffler '23 (79th-18:47). The alternates for the Patriots were Michael Duckro '22, Jared Sargent '24, Christian Anguiano '21, Adam Cross '22, and Patrick Sableski '22.

Carroll High School Girls' Cross Country competes at the Ohio High School Athletic Association Regional Championships

The Carroll women also competed in the Regional Championships and tied for 5th place out of 11 teams. The top 3 teams earned a spot to the State Cross Country Championships, and the Patriots were only 28 points from qualifying with their best team race of the season. They were led by Grace Braun '23 who finished in 15th (20:15) and three spots from being an individual state qualifier! The rest of the top 7 for the ladies were Maggie Poor '24 (21st-20:34), Sarah Ochs '22 (36th-21:13), Sophie Mock '21 (45th-21:26), Nataly Duenas-Diaz '21(55th-21:56), Trinity Raber '21 (70th-22:44), and Madi Werner '21 (77th-23:20). The alternates for Carroll were Abby Noss '23, Hannah Wagner '23, and Nora Sableski '24.

Special shout out to our seniors! This was Kevin's 4th time competing at the Regional Championships and 2nd time qualifying to State. This was Drew’s 3rd time competing at the Regional Championships and 2nd time being on a State qualifying team. Trinity has competed at the Regional Championships all 4 years! This was Nataly, Sophie, and Madi’s first time competing at the Regional Championships. Full results from the Regional Championships can be found at: http://live.finishtiming.com/meets/202000440/events.

The Carroll men will compete in the D-II State Cross Country Championships this Saturday (November 7) at Fortress Obetz Stadium near Columbus at 12:00 p.m. You can watch a livestream of the event at ohsaa.org by clicking on the “Watch Games Live / Watch Now” NFHS button.  Live results of the races can be found at: http://live.finishtiming.com/meets/202000401/events

Carroll Cross Country Sweeps Men’s and Women’s GCL Titles

October 21, 2020
By Carroll High School
Carroll Cross Country celebrates their 2020 GCL Championships

The Carroll Cross Country teams competed in the GCL Championships at Fenwick High School this past Saturday, and the Varsity Men’s and Women’s teams both won to complete the sweep for the Patriots for the 3rd year in a row. The Jr. Varsity Men’s and Women’s teams also both won to complete a sweep of all 4 GCL team titles.

This is only the 2nd time in the 15 years of Carroll being in the GCL that a team has won all 4 races, and the Patriots were the only other ones to accomplish it back in 2009. Head Coach John Agnew was named GCL Coach of the Year for both the men and women.
The Carroll Varsity Women earned the title of CGL Champions with 51 points to finish ahead of 2nd place Badin (68).  This was the 3rd GCL title in a row for the Patriots, and they have finished
1st or 2nd in the GCL 12 out of the last 15 years. It was the 17th League Title in team history for the women.

Carroll High School Girls' Cross Country 2020 GCL Champions
Carroll High School Girls' Cross Country 2020 GCL Champions

Carroll had an outstanding effort from all seven runners in the varsity race who all earned All-League Honors. The Patriots had two runners earn 1st Team All-GCL honors: Grace Braun (4th -20:11) and Maggie Poor (7th - 20:55). Sarah Ochs (11th - 21:36) and Nataly Duenas-Diaz (12th - 21:41) were 2nd Team All-GCL. Madi Werner (17th - 22:09), Sophie Mock (19th - 22:14), and Trinity Raber (21st - 22:30) were 3rd Team All-GCL. Trinity finished her GCL cross country career with earning All-GCL Honors all 4 years!

Carroll High School Boys' Cross Country 2020 GCL Champions
Carroll High School Boys' Cross Country 2020 GCL Champions

The Carroll Varsity Men won the GCL Championship with a low score of 38 points to finish ahead of McNicholas (55). This was the 10th GCL title in a row for the Patriots, 14th in the last 15 years, and the 29th League Title in team history.  The Patriot men had an outstanding team race with all seven runners contributing to the team’s overall win, and six runners earning All-League Honors.  Carroll was led by senior Kevin Agnew who was the individual GCL champion for the 2nd year in a row with a time of 16:14. Agnew was named the GCL Runner of the Year for the 2nd year in a row and also earned 1st Team All-GCL honors for the 3rd time to finish out his GCL cross country career.

In addition to Agnew, the following Carroll runners earned All-League Honors: 1st Team GCL: Jack Agnew (5th - 16:56). 2nd Team GCL: Logan Arnold (8th -1 7:13) and Seth Tivakaran (9th -17:24). 3rd Team GCL: Nathan Schiffler (15 th - 17:52) and Hayden Everding (17th - 17:55).  Michael Duckro (29th - 18:47) rounded out the top seven for Carroll.

The Carroll JV Women claimed their first GCL title since 2009 after missing last year by 3 points.  They have finished 1st or 2nd 10 out of the 15 years in the GCL. The Patriots had a low score of 17 points to finish ahead of Badin (44). Sophomore Meredith Sanders led the Patriots by taking home the individual title in 22:53! The lady Patriots took home the top four spots and placed their top seven in the top 12.

The rest of the top 7 for Carroll were: Abby Noss (2nd - 23:03), Hanah Wagner (3rd - 23:07), Nora Sableski (4th - 23:25),
Rois Bultemeyer (7th - 24:14), Anna Murray (11th - 25:27), and Claire Holcomb (12th -25:28). The rest of the Carroll finishers in the JV race were Erin Murray (13 th -25:36), Grace Bete (14 th -25:39), Skylynn Pierce (15 th -25:55), Lily Wittman (25 th - 27:52), Josie Rose (26th - 28:12), Caroleigh Moylan (28th - 28:48), Miranda Schock (31st -2 9:12), and Cassie Lucas (36th - 31:03).

The Carroll JV Men won the GCL Title with a low score of 28 points ahead of 2nd place Badin (38). This was the third JV GCL Title in a row and 14th out of the last 15 years. Freshman Jared Sargent took home the individual runner-up spot in 18:36 and led Carroll which put seven guys in the top 14 in the JV race. The following Patriot men rounded out the top 7 for the JV team: Christian Anguiano (3rd - 19:05), Chris Ruetschle (4th - 19:27), Roman Gelhar (9th -20:09), Sam Reichman (10th - 20:12), David McLoughlin (11th -20:16), and Jacob
Burdick (14 th - 20:25). The rest of the Carroll finishers in the JV race were Matt Kemper (19th -20:30), Julian Corea (21st -20:38), Adam Cross (22nd - 20:40), Patrick Sableski (23rd - 20:41), Kai Hary (26th - 21:11), Trace Bauersfeld (30th -21:30), Lucas Hamilton (31st - 21:31), Josh Orlett (42nd - 22:04), Nathan Snizik (54th - 22:54),
Cameron Neidhard (57th - 22:59), Becket Nash (59th - 23:03), Wyatt Manos (60th - 23:14), Vincent Miller (62nd - 23:16), Alex Weed (64th - 23:47), and Noah Lehman (69th - 27:12).

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DDN: Osterholt new all-time goal scoring leader at Carroll

October 14, 2020
By Dayton Daily News
Conner Osterholt '21 broke the single season goal scoring record for Carroll Boys' Soccer with previous record holder Alex Van Der Sluijs in attendance.

Conner Osterholt’s bid to break Carroll High School’s career goals record started before he knew anything about Alex Van Der Sluijs. It started well before he first stepped onto the Patriots' soccer field four seasons ago.

In fact, it began about eight years ago in his parents' backyard. That’s where Osterholt and his twin brother, Brandon, drilled every day. They dribbled around cones. They practiced passing. They worked on finishing goals. They juggled back and forth. And, in doing so, they helped form a potent – and record-breaking – Patriots scoring attack.

To read the complete story, please visit the Dayton Daily News.