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Vishaal Nalagatla - LAROSA'S MVP OF THE WEEK WINNER
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NAME: Vishaal Nalagatla
SCHOOL: Cincinnati Country Day
SPORT(S): Tennis
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Three straight Ohio state doubles' tennis titles
BIRTHDATE: 4/9/99
HEIGHT: 6'-170 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Mason
PARENTS: Anil & Su
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Both parents
FUTURE GOAL: Become a doctor

Cincinnati Country Day senior Vishaal Nalagatla this year made Ohio tennis history when he became the first-ever player to win three doubles' Ohio state championships with three different partners. This year, it was with partner Justin Baker when they took the Ohio Div. II title by beating the doubles' team from Gahanna Columbus Academy.

His sophomore year, Vishaal won the Ohio state Div. II doubles' championship with partner Shaheel Mitra, and last year as a junior, he won the doubles' state title with partner Shashank Reddy.

In his varsity career, Vishaal won five Ohio state championships in tennis - three titles as part of doubles' teams and two as part of CCD's over all state team championships. A three-year varsity starter, Vishaal this season also helped the Indians win its sixth straight MVC team tennis championship.

Vishaal has earned several honors, including being named 1st team all-state in Div. II. Last season, he was named 2nd team MVC, 1st team all-city by the Enquirer and he was named a Community Press all-star.

Active in community service and a super academic student with a 4.5 GPA, he will attend Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

His favorite athlete is Jack Sock, favorite entertainer is Ryan Reynolds, favorite book is The Life We Bury and favorite movie is Deadpool.



COACH'S QUOTE – "Vishaal may be the most improved player I have ever coached. His first year he wore khakis to tryouts and was a recreational player. The following 2 years he won 4 state titles."
— Matt Dektas, Tennis Coach



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LAROSA'S 2016-2017 MVPs
Elle Buffenbarger

NAME: Elle Buffenbarger
WINNER ANNOUNCED: May 30
SCHOOL: Mason High School
SPORT(S): Softball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Award-winning softball pitcher will play collegiately at Youngstown State U.

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Evan Miller

NAME: Evan Miller
WINNER ANNOUNCED: May 23
SCHOOL: Harrison High School
SPORT(S): Baseball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: All-star baseball player headed for Xavier University

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Kennedy Baugh

NAME: Kennedy Baugh
WINNER ANNOUNCED: May 16
SCHOOL: Notre Dame Academy
SPORT(S): Softball-Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: One of Kentucky's best softball players will play collegiately at Trine University

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Luke Waddell

NAME: Luke Waddell
WINNER ANNOUNCED: May 9
SCHOOL: Loveland
SPORT(S): Baseball-Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 2-sport all-star will play baseball collegiately at Georgia Tech

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Reagan Raymer

NAME: Reagan Raymer
WINNER ANNOUNCED: May 2
SCHOOL: Wyoming High School
SPORT(S): Softball-Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 2-sport all-star will play softball & volleyball at North Central College

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Kevin Yu

NAME: Kevin Yu
WINNER ANNOUNCED: April 25
SCHOOL: Cincinnati Country Day
SPORT(S): Tennis
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Ohio state tennis champ in singles and doubles

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Jenna Shepherd

NAME: Jenna Shepherd
WINNER ANNOUNCED: April 18
SCHOOL: Deer Park High School
SPORT(S): Softball, Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: All-star softball player has committed to U. of Charleston

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Albert Kalala

NAME: Albert Kalala
WINNER ANNOUNCED: April 11
SCHOOL: Withrow High School
SPORT(S): Track & Field, Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Ohio and national champ in high jump

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Niyah Carpenter

NAME: Niyah Carpenter
WINNER ANNOUNCED: April 4
SCHOOL: Withrow High School
SPORT(S): Track & Field
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: All-American track & field star has committed to Hampton University

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Corey Shie

NAME: Corey Shie
WINNER ANNOUNCED: March 28
SCHOOL: La Salle High School
SPORT(S): Wrestling
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: La Salle's all-time winningest wrestler has committed to West Point

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Valerie Thompson

NAME: Valerie Thompson
WINNER ANNOUNCED: March 21
SCHOOL: Milford High School
SPORT(S): Softball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Reigning Cincinnati Softball Co-Player of the Year committed to Tennessee State University

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Sam Martin

NAME: Sam Martin
WINNER ANNOUNCED: March 14
SCHOOL: Summit Country Day
SPORT(S): Basketball-Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Super two-sport star in basketball and soccer

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Megan Sichterman

NAME: Megan Sichterman
WINNER ANNOUNCED: March 7
SCHOOL: Kings High School
SPORT(S): Swimming
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Swimming All-American will compete at the University of Tennessee

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Cole VonHandorf

NAME: Cole VonHandorf
WINNER ANNOUNCED: February 28
SCHOOL: Covington Catholic High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: NKAC 1st team selection will play basketball collegiately at Fairmont State University.

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Nia McCormick

NAME: Nia McCormick
WINNER ANNOUNCED: February 21
SCHOOL: Finneytown High School
SPORT(S): Basketball-Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Two-sport all-star holds basketball school record

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Grant House

NAME: Grant House
WINNER ANNOUNCED: February 14
SCHOOL: St. Xavier High School
SPORT(S): Swimming
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: All-American swimmer has committed to Arizona State University

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Ally Johnson

NAME: Ally Johnson
WINNER ANNOUNCED: February 7
SCHOOL: Beechwood High School
SPORT(S): Basketball-Cross Country
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Career 2,000+ scorer will play collegiately at Bucknell U.

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Jake Ohmer

NAME: Jake Ohmer
WINNER ANNOUNCED: January 31
SCHOOL: Scott High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Two-sport all-star has 2,000+ career points in basketball

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Payton Keiner

NAME: Payton Keiner
WINNER ANNOUNCED: January 24
SCHOOL: Cincinnati Christian School
SPORT(S): Swimming
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Reigning Ohio state Div. II 100 backstroke champ will swim collegiately at Liberty University.

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Luke Sobolewski

NAME: Luke Sobolewski
WINNER ANNOUNCED: January 16
SCHOOL: Notre Dame Academy
SPORT(S): Swimming
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Swimming All-American committed to North Carolina State U.

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Amanda Smith

NAME: Amanda Smith
WINNER ANNOUNCED: January 10
SCHOOL: Notre Dame Academy
SPORT(S): Swimming
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Olympic Trials qualifier committed to U. of Missouri

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Lonnie Grayson

NAME: Lonnie Grayson
WINNER ANNOUNCED: January 3
SCHOOL: Ursuline Academy
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Reigning CHL Player of the Year, has committed to West Point

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Maddie Stuhlreyer

NAME: Maddie Stuhlreyer
WINNER ANNOUNCED: December 27
SCHOOL: Ursuline Academy
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Reigning GGCL Player of the Year has committed to Harvard

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C.J. Fleming

NAME: C.J. Fleming
WINNER ANNOUNCED: December 20
SCHOOL: La Salle High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: All-star basketballer has committed to Bellarmine U.

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Ashley Volpenhein

NAME: Ashley Volpenhein
WINNER ANNOUNCED: December 13
SCHOOL: Mason High School
SPORT(S): Swimming
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Going to Jr. World Championships with Team USA in Singapore

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Amir Riep

NAME: Amir Riep
WINNER ANNOUNCED: December 6
SCHOOL: Colerain High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Top DB will play football at Ohio State University

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Taylor Tolle

NAME: Taylor Tolle
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 29
SCHOOL: Newport Catholic High School
SPORT(S): Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: All-time leading goal scorer in school history

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Kyle Bolden

NAME: Kyle Bolden
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 22
SCHOOL: Colerain High School
SPORT(S): Football-Baseball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: All-star athlete in both football and baseball.

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Megan Kaufman

NAME: Megan Kaufman
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 15
SCHOOL: Lakota West High School
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: School record-holder will play volleyball collegiately at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.

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Andrew Marty

NAME: Andrew Marty
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 8
SCHOOL: Wyoming High School
SPORT(S): Football-Baseball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: A top pro-style QB led Wyoming to 10-0 regular season and has committed to Northwestern.

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Ally Brown

NAME: Ally Brown
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 2
SCHOOL: Amelia High School
SPORT(S): Soccer-Track
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Soccer all-star heading for U. of Akron

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Olivia Robinson

NAME: Matt Sichterman
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 25
SCHOOL: Kings High School
SPORT(S): Football-Basketbal
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Big offensive lineman committed to U. of Nebraska

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Olivia Robinson

NAME: Olivia Robinson
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 18
SCHOOL: Cincinnati Country Day
SPORT(S): Soccer-Softball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Two-sport all-star in soccer and softball

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Ra'Von Bonner

NAME: Ra'Von Bonner
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 11
SCHOOL: Sycamore High School
SPORT(S): Football-Track
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: GMC's leading rusher has committed to U. of Illinois

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Abigail Zoeller

NAME: Abigail Zoeller
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 4
SCHOOL: Simon Kenton High School
SPORT(S): Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Reigning NKY Soccer Player of the Year committed to Xavier University

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Jerron Cage

NAME: Jerron Cage
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 27
SCHOOL: Simon Kenton High School
SPORT(S): Football-Wrestling
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Football All-American has committed to Ohio State U.

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Sophie Gorman

NAME: Sophie Gorman
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 20
SCHOOL: McNicholas High School
SPORT(S): Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: All-American soccer star has committed to UC

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Reed Aichholz

NAME: Reed Aichholz
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 13
SCHOOL: Indian Hill High School
SPORT(S): Football-Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: All-star in both football and basketball

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Olivia Brown

NAME: Olivia Brown
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 6
SCHOOL: Cincinnati Country Day
SPORT(S): Soccer-Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning 3 club state titles, named to all-region team

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Sean Clifford

NAME: Sean Clifford
WINNER ANNOUNCED: August 30
SCHOOL: St. Xavier High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2017
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: One of Ohio's top QBs, committed to Penn State

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