July 1, 2016


Prep Athletes of the Week for Feb. 12

Taylor Armagost

Boys basketball

Taylor Armagost, Brunswick: Senior center scored layup as time expired to give Blue Devils 44-42 upset victory over Shaker Heights in Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division play. … Added 12 points in NOC Valley Division triumph over Garfield Heights. … Second varsity season. [br]

Savanna Slone

Girls basketball

Savanna Slone, Black River: Senior point guard nailed 3-pointer with 4 seconds left to give Pirates thrilling 32-31 victory over Buckeye in Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division action. … Finished with game-high 11 points. … Aggressive play key in Black River overcoming nine-point halftime deficit. … Third varsity season. [br]

Mathias Zollinger


Mathias Zollinger, Wadsworth: Senior notched 3-1 victory in a State Team Tournament Regional final 138-pound bout against Brecksville’s Grayson Davis . … Recorded takedown with 50 seconds left to hold on for win … Won second career Suburban League title earlier in month . … Owns a 24-3 record this season. [br]

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Boys swimming

Jake Braumbaugh, Wadsworth: Freshman made big waves at Akron Division I South Sectional. … Advanced in pair of individual events with ninth-place finishes in the 500 freestyle (5:13.54) and 100 backstroke (58.34). … Helped Grizzlies’ 400 free relay to fifth-place showing in 3:32.24. [br]

Samantha Petruzzi

Girls swimming

Samantha Petruzzi, Medina: Junior broke pair of school records in strong performances at Akron Division I North Sectional. … Broke her own record in the 100 butterfly with a 1:00.72 and the seven-year-old mark in the 200 individual medley with a 2:17.39. [br]

Gabby Lynskey


Gabby Lynskey, Medina: Junior qualified for Painesville Riverside District as individual and as part of team. … Finished ninth on balance beam at Medina Sectional with score of 8.475 to earn first career individual district berth. … Helped Bees win second straight team title. … All-Gazette honorable mention as sophomore. … Three-year letterwinner.

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