On September 29th approximately 4,500 students, staff, and parents gathered to watch the very first homecoming game of West Clermont High School. There was no hiding the football teams 4th win of the season with an ending score of 37-7. There was nothing but smiles, happiness, and a genuine sense of achievement from players, fans, and coaches.
West Clermont’s marching band and color guard performing the National Anthem.
The wolf den wore their Hawaiian apparel as the theme for the game.
The student section of the stadium began by cheering “I believe” to the team as they prepared for their fight against Withrow. Packs of powder were distributed throughout the stands to students to toss in the air.
With only four minutes into the game the Wolves scored a touchdown with an extra one point conversion. At the end of the first quarter the score was 7-0.
To celebrate the first touchdown, senior, Jacob Bullard surfed the student section.
In the beginning of the second quarter the Tigers came back with a touchdown along with a one point conversion. The Wolves did not hesitate and scored again by the end of the second quarter making the score 14-7.
Austin Maham runs the ball after a successful pass from Hunter Eads.
At the end of the second quarter, the homecoming festivities were in full throttle beginning with announcing the class floats and spirit week class winners. The winning float was awarded to the sophomore class. With 49% participation, the class of 2018 won the spirit games. The first homecoming court was announced during halftime crowing Nicole Galligan and Dakota Denier as Queen and King. To wrap up half time the West Clermont High School marching band and color guard put on an amazing show performing Movement 1 and Movement 2.
The class of 2020 in front of their “Singing in the Rain” inspired float.
Veronica Grecni holding the first place trophy for the seniors.
First King and Queen of West Clermont history.
No points were scored by either team during the third quarter.
Jake Ryle from WCPO news was there to record the game and supplied the football team with an opportunity to watch and analyze the game live.
The final whistle signaled the Wolves forth victory. The Wolves had an incredibly strong finish scoring the total of 16 points. The Wolves closed the deal bringing the final score up to 37.
The boys celebrating their win with the student section.
The first homecoming game of West Clermont was nothing but success. “We came together as a team and got it done” said the head coach of the wolves, Nick Ayers. This game will go down in history and will not be forgotten. GO WOLVES!!