May 24, 2016

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Prep Athletes of the Week for Jan. 8

Kyle Prunty

Boys basketball

Kyle Prunty, Wadsworth: Junior center scored 33 points and grabbed 20 rebounds in 78-72 overtime win against Highland. … Scored 13 combined points in fourth quarter and overtime. … Averaging 13.3 points on season. … Lettered as sophomore.

Bri Moss

Girls basketball

Bri Moss, Brunswick: Senior small forward scored 17 points in 42-38 Northeast Ohio Conference River Division victory over North Royalton. … Hit pair of 3-pointers. … Averaging 9.9 points on season. … Third varsity season.

Tim Knipl


Tim Knipl, Wadsworth: Sophomore won two matches as Grizzlies split duals with Walsh Jesuit and St. Edward. … Outlasted Walsh’s Nick Rumple 1-0 and defeated Ray Barr of St. Ed’s 9-3 at 170 pounds. … Fifth in 182 class at Brecksville Holiday Tournament. … Took runner-up honors earlier this season at North Canton Holiday Tournament.

Ty Talley

Boys swimming

Ty Talley, Brunswick: Senior finished runner-up in 1-meter dive at Northeast Ohio Conference Championships at Solon. … Registered score of 421.00. … Fifth in event at Canton Christmas Invitational with a 400.65. … Earned All-Ohio status as junior with 13th-place finish at Division I state meet.

Girls swimming

Hannah McCulloch, Brunswick: Junior placed in two individual events and helped two relays to top-four finishes as Blue Devils clinched Northeast Ohio Conference River Division crown. … Swam season-best 2:01.87 to take sixth in 200 freestyle and clocked personal-best 5:33.26 in placing eighth in 500 free. … Also swam on 200 and 400 free relays that placed third and fourth, respectively.

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