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NAME: Briahna Bush
SCHOOL: Cincinnati Christian School
SPORT(S): Softball-Basketball & 3 other sports
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Changing to a new diet. Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Corn Free, Peanut Free, Egg Whites Free, Chocolate Free, Casein Free, Wheat Free, Barley Free, Oats Free and Lima Beans Free. Not by Choice, but something I was required to do this year to help with some sensitivity / allergy issues that were causing me some problems. I've made a clean break from the "old" in the last few months and feel great! - but it sure was a big change!
BIRTHDATE: 3-24-2003
HEIGHT: 5'9"-160 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Liberty Township
PARENTS: Phil & Melissa
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Fellow student Kayleen Lunt
FUTURE GOAL: Be a teacher; participate in future theater productions; go to Olympics in softball

Cincinnati Christian School's talented Briahna Bush is a multi-sport student-athlete who has played varsity volleyball, cross country, basketball, soccer and softball.

Foremost is her softball talent as a pitcher, outfielder and first baseman. She entered her senior season in the circle having already tossed 21 shutouts and 11 perfect games. She kicked off this past season in monster fashion -- in two wins against Carroll, she struck out 30 batters while at the plate, she went 6-for-6 with three homers and 12 RBI. Then, in a 25-0 win vs. Clark Montessori, she pitched a shutout, striking out 15 batters, while at the plate she went 4-4 with a triple, two home runs and 10 RBI. Following this, in a 14-0 win vs. Seven Hills, she threw a shutout, striking out twelve, and at the plate went 3-3 with a double, homerun and two RBI. In a 7-1 win vs. Norwood, she got the win in the circle, striking out 14 batters, while helping her cause by hitting a homerun and knocking in three runners. Finally, in an 8-0 win vs. Cincinnati Country Day, she pitched a shutout, striking out 17 batters, plus she went 3-4 at the plate with two home runs and four RBI.

This season, Briahna hit .611 with a league-leading 13 home runs, 47 RBI (second in the MVC) and 13 stolen bases. In the circle, she notched 10 wins with a league-leading 272 strikeouts in 110 innings pitched, six shutouts and a 1.2 ERA. She was named MVC Pitcher of the Year for the second time and first team all-SWO District Div. IV.

Her sophomore year in softball (last season was wiped out by the pandemic), Cincinnati Christian was MVC Scarlet champs, going an undefeated 13-0 in league play, 21-3 over all. She notched a 20-3 record in the circle, with 292 strikeouts in 137.1 innings pitched and had a 1.02 ERA. Her 20 wins and 292 strike outs led the league and were school records. She also pitched nine shutouts. Prolific at the dish, she hit .529 with 24 RBI, 49 runs scored and eight stolen bases. She was named Conference Pitcher of the Year and the Cincinnati Div. IV Player of the Year by the Enquirer.

Her senior year in basketball, she averaged 7.2 points per game with 3.9 rebounds per game. She scored double-digit games vs. New Miami twice (17 points and 12 points). Her sophomore year, she averaged 7.6 points-5.1 rebounds per game. She was honorable mention MVC-Scarlet her junior and senior seasons and honorable mention all-city Div. IV (Enquirer) this past season.

A national honor society student who is very active in community service, Briahna plays softball for the OFC Heat club team. She has participated in theater and had singing performances since the sixth grade. She has committed to play softball collegiately at Bethel University in Mishawaka, Indiana. Her favorite athlete is Jennie Finch, favorite entertainer is Michael Tait/Newsboys, favorite book is Soul Surfer, favorite movie is Parent Trap and most-like-to-meet is Elizabeth Gullies.

COACH'S QUOTE – "Briahna is a highly respected leader and always has an infectious, positive attitude. She is dependable, and has a great work-ethic."
— Gary Rice, Softball Coach

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