BVarsity selects 5 BCHS Spring Sport Athletes among the best in the Area

BVarsity's All-Area selections have been released with several Eagles appearing in the lineup for their outstanding play throughout the spring season including Boys Tennis Player of the Year — Erik Buetow. With a record of 29-2 this season, Buetow, a BCHS junior, finished second in the Central Section singles tournament in May and helped lead the Eagles to the D-I team quarterfinals.
All-Area First Team honors include Kayden Smith (softball), Nathan Roodzant and Jared Vegas (swimming and diving), and Lukas Grimberg (boys tennis). Smith, a BCHS freshman, led the Eagles to the D-VI title with a 1.12 ERA and 140 strikeouts. She also batted .600 with seven home runs and 35 RBIs. The Central Section D-II champion in the 100 backstroke, Roodzant placed 36th at state in the event. He also finished second during the D-II finals in the 100 butterfly and 200 medley relay. Vegas holds the school record in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle. He finished third during the D-II finals in the 50 free. Grimberg, a native of Germany, is a two-time first-team selection who advanced to the section individual semifinals, finishing third overall.

The complete list of BCHS selected for BVarsity Spring All-Area Teams is below:


  • Honorable Mention: Roman Angelo, Justin Handel, Hunter Ratekin, Milo Villalobos and Cole Wattenbarger

Boys Golf

  • 2nd Team: Jacob Maran
  • Honorable Mention: Conner Lytle, Tanner McClain and Seth Martin


  • 1st Team: Kadyn Smith
  • Honorable Mention: Alexis Russell, Meghan Webb

Boys Swimming & Diving

  • 1st Team: Nathan Roodzant and Jared Vegas
  • Honorable Mention: James Ekberg and Jonah Monsibais

Girls Swimming & Diving

  • 2nd Team: Elizabeth Rehkopf and Kelly Washburn
  • Honorable Mention: Lauryn Reeves, Alison Reeves and Liberty Roche

Boys Tennis

  • Player of the Year: Erik Buetow
  • 1st Team: Lukas Grimberg
  • Honorable Mention: Caleb Bloemhof

Boys Track & Field

  • 2nd Team: Keonte Glinton

Girls Track & Field

  • Honorable Mention: Maggie Komin
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