MOUNT VERNON — Several fall athletes at Mount Vernon were honored by the Ohio Cardinal Conference recently.

  • Fred Main/News Mount Vernon’s Emma Summerfield (7) goes up for a kill during Wednesday’s match with Thomas Worthington. The Jackets fell to the Cardinals in five sets.
  • Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon’s Maddy Burdette watches the ball after teammate Emma Summerfield dived to the floor to keep it in play against Wooster on Thursday at Mount Vernon High School. The Generals won the match in four sets.
  • Geoff Cowles/News Mount Vernon’s Maddy Burdette serves during the Jackets’ match with Lexington on Tuesday. The Jackets fell in four sets to the Minutemen.
  • Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon’s Lexi Rapp dribbles the ball against Highland’s Emily White in the second half of Monday’s game. Mount Vernon beat Highland, 3-0.
  • Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon’s goalie Noah Eddy catches the ball preventing another goal from Wooster during their Tuesday match at Energy Field. Wooster beat Mount Vernon, 7-0.
  • Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon goalie Noah Eddy backhands the ball away from the net.
  • Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon’s Jacob Deever, runs down the ball during the Thursday match at Energy Field. The Yellow Jackets took the victory on Senior Night, 4 -0.
  • Fred Main/News Mount Vernon’s Bryce Wiles (7) outraces Marion Harding’s Asa Deeren for the ball during their Division I Sectional tournament soccer match Tuesday at MVHS. Wiles would score later in the match to lead MV to a 3-0 win.
  • Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon’s Erich Rhodeback dribbles the ball through the midfield during the Tuesday, September 10 game at Energy Field. Mount Vernon falls to Lexington, 4-0.

The OCC named its all-league recipients in volleyball, as well as boys and girls soccer.

Mount Vernon’s volleyball team had four players honored, led by Maddy Burdette. The junior was named first-team All-OCC after helping her Jackets finish fourth in the conference.

Sophomore Emma Summerfield was named second team, while junior Lepley and senior Kylie Ransom were both named honorable mention.

Senior goalkeeper Emily DePolo helped lead the Jackets to a fifth-place showing in the league. For that, she was named first-team All-OCC. Sophomore Olivia Reddy was tabbed second team, while sophomore McKenna Brokaw and junior Lexi Rapp both received honorable mention accolades.

In boys’ soccer, senior Wyatt Kirby was selected as a first-team performer for the Jackets, who finished in fifth place in the OCC.

Three Jackets received second-team accolades, including seniors Noah Eddy and Carter Lasater. Junior Erich Rhodeback was also named second team. Junior Bryce Wiles and sophomore Jacob Deever were both named honorable mention.


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