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Athletes of the Week for Dec. 18, 2012

Jordan Frederick

Boys basketball

Jordan Frederick, Highland: Senior small forward scored career-high 20 points in 61-34 Suburban League victory at Tallmadge. … Began game on personal 9-0 run. … Finished with six 3-pointers. … Second varsity season. … Brother Tyler also in program.






Haley Hassinger

Girls basketball

Haley Hassinger, Wadsworth: Senior small forward scored game-high 13 points in 51-33 Suburban League victory against Copley. … Hit two 3-pointers. … Added eight points in 69-32 SL triumph vs. Nordonia. … Uncle Chris Hassinger is Medina varsity girls coach.






Adam Kluk


Adam Kluk, Highland: Senior won 195-pound weight class at North Canton Holiday Invitational for second year in row with pin of Massillon Jackson’s Charlie Dear. … Won all five matches at event by pin, fastest coming in 41 seconds. … Earlier in week had pin over Jack Bertuzzi of Wadsworth. … Placed fifth at D-I state tournament as junior.





Tim Varrelmann

Boys swimming

Tim Varrelmann, Medina: Senior placed in two events at Viking Invitational at Cleveland State. … Took seventh in 200 free (1:47.99) and eighth in 100 free (49.88). … Won pair of races in loss to Stow, taking first in 50 free (23.22) and 100 backstroke (1:00.21). … School-record holder in 200 free. … All-Gazette selection as junior.






Samantha Petruzzi

Girls swimming


Samantha Petruzzi, Medina: Junior swam season-best 1:02.42 to take 15th in 100 butterfly at Viking Invitational at Cleveland State. … Holds school record in event. … Only Bee to qualify for finals at Viking Invite. … Record season-low time of 2:22.12 to win 200 individual medley in dual meet against Stow.







Cassie Grabowski


Cassie Grabowski, Cloverleaf: Sophomore finished second on vault with 8.1 as Colts opened season with victory over Wadsworth. … Fifth on bars and beam in the North East Gymnastics Conference meet. … Ranked sixth in Medina County on vault last year and ninth in all-around. … A

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