2022 Video Snapshot: Winton Woods

They are locked in and focused in on winning a second straight Division II state championship at Winton Woods. The Warriors knows they will be getting everyone’s best shot but take heed the hunted are going to be doing some hunting themselves. This is a squad that has the talent and is chomping at the bit to prove that they can be even better than they were a year ago.

The 2021 Ohio Division II state title was second for the school (2009) and third regional crown in the last five years for the program. Winton Woods heads into the year having won nine games in a row. The last six victories, all in the playoffs, were by 10 points or more.

Division II, Region 8
2021 RECORD: 13-3, 6-2 ECC
COACH: Chad Murphy (13-3 at Winton Woods, one year; 46-61 overall, 10 years)

Cameron Calhoun
, Sr, DB – A great ballhawk who has the unique ability to change the momentum of a game from a defensive position. Calhoun, who is committed to Cincinnati tallied 61 total tackles, forced a fumble, recovered a fumble, and had an area high nine interceptions in 2021. He was named OPSWA Second Team All-Ohio and First Team All-TriState Football for the work.

Jermaine Matthews Jr., Sr, DB – One of the top lockdown defensive backs in the country. Matthews, Jr., an Ohio State commit, was in on 44 total tackles, forced three fumbles, recovered two fumbles, intercepted five passes and returned two punts for touchdownslast season. He was named OPSWA Second Team All-Southwest District and Second Team All-TriState Football for his efforts.

Qiersten “Q” Williams, Sr, LB – Arguably the best local player in the Class of 2023 without a Division I FBS college offer. The 6-foot, 210-pound Williams was a First Team All-ECC selection after recording 85 total tackles with one-and-a-half sacks and four interceptions in 2021. He has offers from Ohio Dominican and Walsh.

Terren Macklin, Sr, DL – The motor that keeps the Warriors defensive line moving. Macklin, a Second Team All-ECC selection as a junior has 65 total tackles and six-and-a-half sacks in his career.

Camren Jackson, Jr, DE/LB – This rising star pass rusher gave everyone a glimpse of what should be a fabulous next two years in 2021. Jackson was in on 22 total tackles and had four sacks. He was named Honorable Mention All-ECC.

KC Spears, Sr, RB/P – A “Swiss Army Knife” who thrived at several different positions last fall. Spears ran for 526 yards, had 24 receptions for 464 yards, amassed 1,070 all-purpose yards, found the end zone 15 times (10 rush, four rec, one ret) and averaged 37.3 on 53 punts with a long of 63-yards while landing 21 punts inside the opponents 20-yard line on his way to a First Team All-ECC selection. Spears has offers from Central Michigan, Eastern Kentucky, Illinois State, Indiana State and Purdue.

Lorenzo Hudson Jr., Sr, DB – Another excellent piece in the secondary. As a junior, his first year as a starter, Hudson, Jr. was in on 72 total tackles and had three takeaways (two FRs, one INT).

James Minor, Sr, RB – An unsung hero and workhorse out the backfield, Minor will fill the same role this season. He ran for 621 yards and four touchdowns in 2021.

Dan Umba Domobele, Sr, K – Will be a huge asset on special teams. Umba Domobele connected on 43/50 extra point attempts and 6/10 field goals for 61 kicking points as a junior.

Tra’Mar Harris, Jr, ATH – The upside for this budding star is super high. Harris caught seven balls for 80 yards as a sophomore.

Charles Johnson, Jr, ATH – Gets his chance to show what he can really do on the field. Expect a very productive junior campaign from Johnson.

Henry Johnson, Jr., Jr, OL – Will be one of the big linemen paving the way for this outstanding Warriors backfield. Count on the fruits of the 6-foot-3, 250-pound Johnson Jr.’s labor being rewarded at the end of 2022.

Trey Cornist
, Sr, RB – The real deal at running back who will be featured but not have to carry the ball 25-30 times a game. This is the first season at Winton Woods for Cornist. He ran for 1,304 yards and 14 touchdowns last year for Mount Healthy to earn Southwestern Ohio Conference (SWOC) Offensive Player of the Year and OPSWA Honorable Mention All-Ohio accolades. Cornist has committed to Georgia Tech.

Van George, Jr, QB – A gifted talent with much to prove. George transferred from Moeller where he threw for 578 yards and five touchdowns in nine games as the backup quarterback a year ago. He had a career high 268 yards and three touchdown passes against Ironton.

Raphael Greene
, So, OL – A budding star of a big man. The 6-foot-6, 340-pound Greene has offers from Ketucky and Miami (OH).

(13 appearances, 26-11) – 2021 (State Champion), 2020, 2018 (Regional Champion), 2017 (State Runner-up), 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009 (State Champion), 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 1998

Fri – 08/19/22 – TROTWOOD-MADISON (4-6 in 2021) – 7:00 PM
Fri – 08/26/22 – at Walnut Hills (2-9) – 7:00 PM
Fri – 09/02/22 – at West Clermont (2-9)– 7:00 PM
Fri – 09/09/22 – TURPIN (6-5) – 7:00 PM
Fri – 09/16/22 – at Little Miami (4-7) – 7:00 PM
Fri – 09/23/22 – ANDERSON (9-3) – 7:00 PM
Fri – 09/30/22 – Kings (11-1)– 7:00 PM
Fri – 10/07/22 – at Milford (7-5) – 7:00 PM
Fri – 10/14/22 – LOVELAND (2-8 )– 7:00 PM
Fri – 10/21/22 – LEBANON (3-7) – 7:00 PM






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