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NAME: Logan Castleman
SCHOOL: Beechwood High School
SPORT(S): Baseball-Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Five Ky. state championships
BIRTHDATE: 5/10/2000
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'11"-200 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Taylor Mill, Ky.
PARENTS: Paul & Chris
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My parents."
FUTURE GOAL: College degree, play pro baseball

A four-year varsity starter in baseball, center fielder Logan Castleman was a preseason All-American and all-state selection. He is a leader in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with a batting average hovering around .700. He helped the Tigers win the 9th Region All-A championship and the Kentucky state All-A title for the second straight year. He was named MVP of both the regional and state All-A tournaments.

His junior year, Logan helped lead the Tigers to its fourth Kentucky All-A state title and was named to the all-tournament team. On the year, he hit .433 with 32 RBI, 40 runs scored and 28 stolen bases.

He earned numerous honors, including being named 1st team all-NKY (Enquirer), a NKAC Div. II all-star and third team all-state. He plays for the Cincinnati Baseball Club during the summer and will play baseball collegiately at Wright State University.

Also an outstanding two-way starter in football, Logan helped lead the Tigers to a 12-2 record and a third straight Class 1A Kentucky state championship his senior year. On the season, he rushed for 1,702 yards and 32 total touchdowns. In his varsity career, he accounted for 3,308 total yards and 64 total TDs, plus had 12 interceptions on defense.

His many senior football honors included being named the Enquirer's Northern Kentucky Small School Player of the Year, NKAC's Div. II Player of the Year and 2nd team All-USA Kentucky by USA Today.

A great student who is active in community service, his favorite athlete is Mike Trout, favorite entertainer is Eric Church, favorite book is Green Hills of Africa, favorite movie is Benchwarmers and most-like-to-meet is Joey Votto.



COACH'S QUOTE – "Logan's passion and work ethic set him apart both in the school and on the baseball diamond. He is a leader in the school and on the baseball and football fields. He is the hardest worker I've ever coached. Plus, he is even a better person than athlete. He truly cares about others and works with the Special Olympics every opportunity he can."
— Kevin Gray, Baseball Coach



LAROSA'S 2018-2019 MVPs
Sam Bush

NAME: Samantha Bush
WINNER ANNOUNCED: May 14
SCHOOL: Turpin High School
SPORT(S): Baseball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Set records in Cross Country & Track

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J.P. Sponseller

NAME: J.P. Sponseller
WINNER ANNOUNCED: May 7
SCHOOL: Mason High School
SPORT(S): Baseball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning regional championship

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Courtney Hurst

NAME: Courtney Hurst
WINNER ANNOUNCED: April 30
SCHOOL: Conner High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Helping team achieve #1 ranking

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Jack Coldiron

NAME: Jack Coldiron
WINNER ANNOUNCED: April 23
SCHOOL: Covington Catholic High School
SPORT(S): Baseball-Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning 2017 Football 5A state title

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Summer Secrist

NAME: Summer Secrist
WINNER ANNOUNCED: April 16
SCHOOL: Scott High School
SPORT(S): Basketball-Volleyball-Track
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Making 1st team all-region

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Kennedi Myles

NAME: Dieonte Miles
WINNER ANNOUNCED: April 9
SCHOOL: Walton-Verona High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019

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Kennedi Myles

NAME: Kennedi Myles
WINNER ANNOUNCED: April 2
SCHOOL: Walnut Hills High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Scholarship to Miami U.

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Miles McBride

NAME: Miles McBride
WINNER ANNOUNCED: March 26
SCHOOL: Moeller High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning state championship

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Gabbie Marshall

NAME: Gabbie Marshall
WINNER ANNOUNCED: March 19
SCHOOL: Mt. Notre Dame
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Signing to play at Iowa; winning state championship

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Chris'seon Stringer

NAME: Chris'seon Stringer
WINNER ANNOUNCED: March 12
SCHOOL: Taft High School
SPORT(S): Basketball-Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Signing with U. of Toledo

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Jake Foster

NAME: Jake Foster
WINNER ANNOUNCED: February 25
SCHOOL: Sycamore High School
SPORT(S): Swimming
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Representing Team USA at 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Fiji.

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Sky Thomas

NAME: Sky Thomas
WINNER ANNOUNCED: February 19
SCHOOL: Wyoming High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Multiple scholarship offers; performing a spoken word at school assembly

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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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