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NAME: Sky Thomas
SCHOOL: Wyoming High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Multiple scholarship offers; performing a spoken word at school assembly
BIRTHDATE: 10/31/2001
HEIGHT: 6'2"-170 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Wyoming
PARENT: Byron Thomas Sr. & Sherri Lett
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mom."
FUTURE GOAL: Marketing/Advertising manager

A four-year varsity starter at power forward and center, Wyoming senior basketball all-star Sky Thomas is a formidable presence in the paint, both offensively and defensively.

On offense, she has recorded numerous double-double games this season, including vs. Indian Hill (18 points-15 rebounds), St. Ursula (15 points-12 rebounds), Fenwick (15 points-15 rebounds) and Taylor (13 points-10 rebounds). On defense, she is one of the best shot-blockers in the area, averaging 4.7 blocks per game, which leads the CHL. She is also one of the league's top rebounders averaging about ten rebounds per game.

Last year as a junior, Sky averaged a double-double for the entire season with 14 points-10 rebounds a game while adding and a league-high 5.1 blocks per game.

She earned numerous honors, including being named 1st all-CHL for the second time, Cincinnati Div. II Player of the Year, 1st team all-city, 2nd team SWO District and honorable mention all-Ohio Div. II. She was also a finalist for Cincinnati.com Sports Awards' Small School Player of the Year.

Active in community service, Sky plays for the Cincinnati Finest club team, and will play basketball collegiately at Marshall University.

Her favorite athlete is LeBron James, favorite entertainer is Beyonce, favorite book is Their Eyes Were Watching God, favorite movie is Remember the Titans and most-like-to-meet is Michelle Obama.



COACH'S QUOTE – "Sky is a game changer, her presence in the paint is undeniable. Not only is she a matchup nightmare for opposing teams, but she changes or swats every shot in the lane."
— Vanessa Laug, Basketball Coach



LAROSA'S 2018-2019 MVPs
Alec Pfriem

NAME: Alec Pfriem
WINNER ANNOUNCED: February 12
SCHOOL: Moeller High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 2018 Ohio State championship

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Lauren Schwartz

NAME: Lauren Schwartz
WINNER ANNOUNCED: February 5
SCHOOL: Ryle High School
SPORT(S): Basketball-Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Div. I college basketball at Rice University

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Joseph Hocker

NAME: Joseph Hocker
WINNER ANNOUNCED: January 29
SCHOOL: Deer Park High School
SPORT(S): Basketball-Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Div. I scholarship for football

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Sammie Puisis

NAME: Sammie Puisis
WINNER ANNOUNCED: January 22
SCHOOL: Mason High School
SPORT(S): Basketball-Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Signing to play at Florida State

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Reid Jolly

NAME: Reid Jolly
WINNER ANNOUNCED: January 15
SCHOOL: Campbell County High School
SPORT(S): Basketball-Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Ky. state tournament at Rupp Arena; winning first-ever Ky. Sweet 16 game

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Zoie Barth

NAME: Zoie Barth
WINNER ANNOUNCED: January 1
SCHOOL: Wyoming High School
SPORT(S): Basketball-Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019

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Joey Edmonds

NAME: Joey Edmonds
WINNER ANNOUNCED: January 1
SCHOOL: Wyoming High School
SPORT(S): Basketball-Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019

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Cora Dupre

NAME: Cora Dupre
WINNER ANNOUNCED: December 26
SCHOOL: La Salle High School
SPORT(S): Swimming
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Summer national title in 100 backstroke

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Lucas Byrd

NAME: Lucas Byrd
WINNER ANNOUNCED: December 18
SCHOOL: La Salle High School
SPORT(S): Wrestling
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 2017 Cadet World Team member

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Jowon Briggs

NAME: Jowon Briggs
WINNER ANNOUNCED: December 4
SCHOOL: Walnut Hills High School
SPORT(S): Football-Track & Field
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: "Yet to come."

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Anna Podojil

NAME: Anna Podojil
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 27
SCHOOL: Indian Hill High School
SPORT(S): Soccer-Track
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Mission Trip to Africa

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DeAnte Smith-Moore

NAME: DeAnte Smith-Moore
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 20
SCHOOL: Colerain High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Two-time Skyline Showdown MVP

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Maddie Pittman

NAME: Maddie Pittman
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 13
SCHOOL: Harrison High School
SPORT(S): Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Single-season scoring record for SWOC & School

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Brennan Callow

NAME: Brennan Callow
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 6
SCHOOL: Seven Hills School
SPORT(S): Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: USYS National Championship Best XI

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Rielyn Hamilton

NAME: Rielyn Hamilton
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 30
SCHOOL: Boone County High School
SPORT(S): Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Committing to U. of Akron & breaking career goal record at Boone.

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Zeke Correll

NAME: Zeke Correll
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 23
SCHOOL: Anderson High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: U.S. Army All-American Game

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Maggie Huber

NAME: Maggie Huber
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 16
SCHOOL: Ursuline Academy
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 2017 State Champs

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Casey McGinness

NAME: Casey McGinness
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 9
SCHOOL: Covington Catholic High School
SPORT(S): Football-Baseball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: "Going undefeated & winning CovCath's 7th football state title."

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Riley Bahr

NAME: Riley Bahr
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 2
SCHOOL: Wyoming High School
SPORT(S): Cross Country-Track
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: All-Ohio Top 25 State Finisher

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Erick All

NAME: Erick All
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 25
SCHOOL: Fairfield High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019

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Maria Tobergte

NAME: Maria Tobergte
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 18
SCHOOL: St. Henry High School
SPORT(S): Volleyball, Bowling
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 9th Region Player of the Year

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Pierson Rogers

NAME: Pierson Rogers
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 11
SCHOOL: Wyoming High School
SPORT(S): Football-Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019

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Marie Plitt

NAME: Marie Plitt
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 4
SCHOOL: Loveland High School
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Scholarship to Ball State University

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Zach Carpenter

NAME: Zach Carpenter
WINNER ANNOUNCED: August 28
SCHOOL: Moeller High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Anthony Munoz Offensive Lineman of the Year

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