The Greater Miami Conference recently honored many Lakota student athletes for their success on the tennis and volleyball courts. Two of the honored students were selected as athletes of the year in their sport.
On the tennis court, Lakota East senior Zach Mueck was named the GMC athlete of the year. Mueck won a district title before losing in the state finals. It was the third straight year that Mueck finished as the state runner-up. The senior will continue his tennis career at Xavier University.
Mueck’s teammates, senior Mitchell Noufer and freshman Boris Menninger, were selected to the all-GMC third team.
In volleyball, Lakota West senior Alex Vohland was named the GMC athlete of the year. He was also named to the all-state first team.
Vohland led the GMC with 374 kills and helped lead the Firebirds to a 22-3 overall record an 8-0 mark in the GMC. Lakota West also advanced to the state semifinals.
Senior teammate, Brian Fintel, and junior Kalen White of Lakota East were also selected to the all-GMC first team. Also honored by the GMC were senior Alex Baker and junior Curtis Johnson, both of Lakota West, as well as senior Kyler Finnerty and sophomore Tyler Harsh from Lakota East.