October 26, 2014

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Athletes of the Week Oct 23rd 2012

Football
Joe Simonis, Highland: Senior kicked 45-yard field goal with 2 seconds left in Hornets’ 22-20 Suburban League victory over Nordonia. …
Added field goals of 33 and 20 yards and one extra point. …
All-Gazette as junior.
 
Boys soccer
Ross DiDonna, Brunswick: Senior midfielder netted eventual game-deciding goal in 2-0 Brunswick Division I Sectional final win over Wadsworth. …
Goal was fifth of season and helped Blue Devils to district semifinals for second consecutive year. …
Has battled injuries for much of season. …
All-Gazette as junior.
 
Girls soccer
Sarah Berger, Wadsworth: Junior recorded first hat trick as Grizzlies crushed Akron Garfield in Brunswick Division I Sectional opener. …
Leftfooted defender has four multiple-goal games this season. …
Currently tied for sixth on county scoring list with 27 points (11 goals, 5 assists). …
Ran on school’s 4×800-meter relay team in spring.
 
Volleyball
Carmen DeRose, Medina: Junior amassed 13 kills, 20 assists and four blocks as Bees won Barberton Division I Sectional opener over host Magics in five games. …
Has played setter, outside hitter and middle hitter during season. …
Member of Medina’s 2011 Barberton District champion and Norwalk Regional semifinal squad.
 
Girls golf
Jessica Porvasnik, Highland: Senior won medalist honors at Division I state tournament with two-day score of 68-72-140. …
Score tied D-I state tournament record. …
Two-time firstteam All-Ohioan. …
Ohio State recruit. …
Threetime Gazette MVP
 
Boys golf
Evan Schreck, Medina: Sophomore fired twoday total of 83-82-165 to help Bees finish fifth at Division I state tournament. … Team finish tied Medina County record of 2010 Bees. …
First varsity season. … Older brother, Mason, is freshman tight end for University at Buffalo football team.
 
Girls cross country
Emily LaPolla, Brunswick: Sophomore finished fourth in 19:57 at Strongsville Division I District to help Blue Devils win title and advance to regionals as team. …
Brunswick won state championship last season.
 
Boys cross country
Ian McKee, Medina: Senior finished 16th in 17:13 at Strongsville Division I District as Bees finished fourth to advance to regionals. …
Improving runner for veteran coach Milt Place and traditionally strong Medina program.