Welcome to the Southwest Ohio Conference Website
Established prior to the 2012-13 school year, the Southwest Ohio Conference consists of charter members Edgewood, Harrison, Mount Healthy, Northwest, Ross and Talawanda High Schools. Our outstanding athletic and academic conference is built upon the following principles: Integrity; Sportsmanship; and Leadership. To stay up to date on SWOC news, results, and statistics, visit the site often. In addition, check out the IN THE NEWS tab, as well as our Twitter feed, @swocsports, for more school-specific stories and links to stories from local media outlets.
Best of luck to our athletes and teams during the upcoming 2022-2023 school year! We are the SWOC!!!
Harrison Girls Wrestling OHSAA State Champions; Individual Titles for Briggs & Dearwester
At the inaugural OHSAA Girls Wrestling State Tournament, the Harrison Wildcats claimed the first team State Championship ever awarded by the OHSAA in Girls Wrestling. Last year, the Wildcats won the 2022 Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association Girls Wrestling State Tournament. Harrison accumulated 97 points over the weekend to outscore runner-up Olentangy Orange, who had 69 points, and take the 2023 State Championship. The Wildcats had two wrestlers capture individual State Championships: Chloe Dearwester (Junior) in the 105 lb. weight class and Raegan Briggs (Junior) in the 125 lb. weight class. Chloe has now won three straight individual State Championships and Raegan has won two consecutive titles. Harrison’s other placers in the Girls State Tournament were Leah Willen (Freshman) 3rd place in the 100 lb. weight class and Jessica Edwards (Junior) 6th place in the 235 lb. weight class. The SWOC was also represented on the podium, in Columbus, by the following State Placers: Wyatt Brock (Sophomore - Harrison) 7th Place, 138 lb. weight class, Boys Division I Tournament and Audrey Garcia (Sophomore - Ross) 7th Place, 170 lb. weight class, Girls Tournament. Harrison’s Coach Chris Baird was also recognized as the 2022 Girls Wrestling Coach of the Year. Congratulations on all these accomplishments at the OHSAA Wrestling State Tournament!!!
SWOC Sending 17 Wrestlers to OHSAA State Tournament
The Southwest Ohio Conference has proudly qualified 17 Wrestling athletes, from our member schools, for the 2023 OHSAA Wrestling State Tournament. The Division I Wrestling State Tournament will be held Friday, March 10 through Sunday, June 12 at the Schottenstein Center, Columbus. This year’s tournament includes the inaugural OHSAA sponsored Girls State Championships. Harrison’s team captured the inaugural Girls Southwest Regional Championship on Sunday, March 5. SWOC athletes who have qualified for the Girls Tournament are Regional Champion Raegan Briggs (Junior, Harrison); Regional Champion Chloe Dearwester (Junior, Harrison); Regional Champion Jessica Edwards (Junior, Harrison); Audrey Garcia (Sophomore, Ross); Olivia Gilliand (Senior, Northwest); Mia Hotchkiss (Senior, Harrison); Molly Hudler (Senior, Harrison); Lilly Kinsel (Junior, Harrison); Rylee Miller (Senior, Ross); Olivia Olive (Freshman, Harrison); and Leah Willen (Freshman, Harrison). SWOC athletes who have qualified for the Boys Tournament are Jibril Bradford (Senior, Northwest); District Champion Wyatt Brock (Sophomore, Harrison); 2-time State Qualifier Jordan Miller (Senior, Ross); Brody Palm (Freshman, Harrison); 2-time State Qualifier Wyatt Walker (Junior, Edgewood); and Cohl Wandsnider (Junior, Harrison). Congratulations and good luck to all our Wrestling athletes and coaches!!!
Anna Francisco Qualifies for State Bowling Championships
Harrison Sophomore Anna Francisco has qualified for the Division I Girls Bowling State Championship on Friday, March 10 at Wayne Webb's Columbus Bowl. Competition is scheduled to begin at 10:45 AM. Anna is a first time individual OHSAA State Qualifier and the second State Qualifier in the past two years for the Wildcats. She qualified for the State Championship by bowling a score of 658 (235-177-246) in the District Tournament, which was good for 3rd Place and All-District honors. Anna is coached by Trevor Ward. Congratulations and good luck at the State Championships!!!
2 SWOC Athletes Place at State Swimming Championships
At the 2023 OHSAA Division I State Swimming Championships, the SWOC was represented on the podium, in Canton, by Talawanda's Maren Patterson and Ross' Cooper Burt. They both finished in 6th Place in the 100 Yard Backstroke, respectively. Maren, a Senior, also qualified and competed in the 100 Yard Freestyle and the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay. After graduation, she will continue her academic and swimming careers at Queens University of Charlotte. Cooper, a Sophomore, also qualified and competed in the 100 Yard Butterfly and the 200 Yard Medley Relay. Congratulations on these accomplishments at the OHSAA Division I State Swimming Championships!!!