July 1, 2016

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Prep Athletes of the Week for Jan. 1

Billy Geschke

Boys basketball

Billy Geschke, Medina: Senior small forward named MVP of Hudson Holiday Tournament. … Scored 26 points in championship against Hudson. … Opened event with 25 points in win over Kenston. … Leads Medina County and Northeast Ohio Conference with 20.1 scoring average. … Third varsity season.





Gabrielle Bulic

Girls basketball

Gabrielle Bulic, Brunswick: Senior center scored 20 points in thrilling 49-48 win over Ann Arbor Huron (Mich.) at Solon. … Leads Medina County with 13.9 scoring average. … Fourth varsity season. … Michigan volleyball recruit. … Gazette MVP in volleyball.






Spencer White


Spencer White, Black River: Junior finished runner-up in 113-pound weight class at 42nd Marion Harding Classic. … Lost in title bout to reigning state runner-up Zach Durbin of Mapleton. … Setback was first of season. … Had individual titles this season at Hillsdale and J.B. Firestone Invitationals. … Is 61-25 in varsity career.





Matthew Rump

Boys swimming

Matt Rump, Medina: Junior won 500 freestyle in 5:39.85 in non-league triangular with Wooster and Dover. … Swam on second place 200 free relay and third place 200 medley relay unit that placed third. … Battled through injury last year to letter.






Ellie Surratt

Girls swimming

Ellie Surratt, Wadsworth: Sophomore clocked a personal record time of 2:08.03 to win 200-yard freestyle at Cloverleaf Stampede Invitational. … Edged Hoban’s Megan Kudlac by 0.76 seconds. … Anchored seventh place 200 free relay and was 15th in 100 backstroke.

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