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Gracey Hirsch - LAROSA'S MVP FEATURED ATHLETE
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NAME: Gracey Hirsch
SCHOOL: Indian Hill High School
SPORT(S): Tennis
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Doubles third at state with sister Hayley and named 1st team all-state
BIRTHDATE: 1/27/2000
HEIGHT: 5'6"-130 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Kenwood
PARENTS: Russell & Patty
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My dad"
FUTURE GOAL: Become a doctor

A four-year varsity starter, Indian Hill tennis star Gracey Hirsch enters her senior season with a 76-16 career record in singles and doubles.

Last season, she went 22-4 in matches, including sectional and district doubles' titles and a third place finish in doubles at the Div. II Ohio state tournament with partner and sister Hayley, then a freshman. Gracey helped the Lady Braves win an incredible 19th straight CHL title!

Gracey has been named 1st team all-city three times. Last season, she was named 1st team all-CHL, and Cincinnati Div. II Player of the Year by the Enquirer. She was 1st team all-state Div. II in doubles with sister Hayley.

In the Ohio state over all team tournament, she played singles and helped her Lady Braves capture an Ohio state runner-up finish in the team championship.

Tennis is a family affair. Brother Asher Hirsch (U. of Illinois) won a pair of Ohio Division II state titles while playing at Cincinnati Country Day and was a LaRosa's MVP of the Week in spring, 2015.

Gracey will play tennis at the next level but has not yet selected a college.

Her favorite athlete is Roger Federer, favorite entertainer is Kanye West, favorite book is The Kite Runner, favorite movie is Forrest Gump and most-like-to-meet is Barack Obama.



COACH'S QUOTE – "Gracey Hirsch's supreme athletic ability and tenacity combined with her powerful ground strokes has resulted in her dominating the Cincinnati high school tennis championships"
— Gary Samuels, Tennis Coach



LAROSA'S 2017-2018 MVPs
Dan Bolden

NAME: Dan Bolden
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 12
SCHOOL: Colerain High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning GMC championship each year

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Ali Thompson

NAME: Ali Thompson
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 5
SCHOOL: Ursuline Academy
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Reigning GGCL and Cincinnati Player of the Year

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Dustin Horter

NAME: Dustin Horter
WINNER ANNOUNCED: August 29
SCHOOL: Lakota East High School
SPORT(S): Cross Country-Track
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: AAU 1,500 national champ; Ohio state CC champ, indoor 1,600 cham

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