It was a great night at Cardinal Stadium on Friday as the top two ranked teams in the state of Ohio, Colerain and Elder, got together to battle for inner city bragging rights.
The scholarship winner from Colerain High School is Alexander Ehrenschwender, a two-year varsity letterman in Football. He is a member of the National Honors Society, treasurer of the Student Senate, and a member of the Show Cards. Lex also letters in varsity track and field, competing in the shot put and discus. He is pictured with his parents, Bob and Anna, and presenting the award is Sergeant Thomas Combs.
From Elder High School, Jake Lindsey is a three-year starter for the Varsity football squad. Jake also is a basketball and baseball player and president of the Student Body. H e is looking forward to continuing his football career in college. Pictured with Jake are his parents, Ron and Carolyn.
Greg was a quarterback during his time at Colerain High School. He was a captain of the 2009 Colerain football team and played for two years in the Colerain-Elder rivalry in 2009 and 2010. Greg was awared the OHSAA Southwestern Ohio Scholar Athlete. Presenting his award is Marine Sergeant Thomas Combs.
Elder defeated Colerain by a score of 20-7 in the 2009 season as Mark threw for 275 yards and 2 touchdowns, leading the Panthers to victory in front of 13,000 fans at the Pit. Mark went on to be selected as Player of the Year in Cincinnati for the second consecutive season. Currently, Mark plays football at Ohio Dominican University with a major in business.