Batavia, Bethel-Tate county boys best in soccer

Batavia and Bethel-Tate have been the quickest off the starting line on the Clermont County high school varsity boys soccer scene.

The Bulldogs are 5-0-2 overall and 5-0 in the Southern Buckeye Conference National Division.

“We have a lot of talented players, good athletes with a lot of experience,” said Batavia head coach Bob Walker, adding, “This team has good camaraderie, too.”

Walkers’ twin sons, Matt and Will, seniors, are two of the best offensive players in Greater Cincinnati. Matt, a striker, has 16 goals and eight assists to his credit and Will, a center midfielder, has netted 10 goals and made nine assists. They are noted for “sharing the ball well. . . This is a good passing team.”