July 24, 2016

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Prep of the Week for April 30

Luke Raley


Luke Raley, Highland: Senior had 14 RBIs as the Hornets went 6-0 last week. .. Belted grand slam and picked up win on the mound in 11-1 triumph over North Royalton. .. Scored three runs in 7-1 victory over Rocky River at Progressive Field. … Had eight RBIs and seven hits in doubleheader sweep of CVCA. … All-Gazette last year and a Lake Erie recruit. [br]

Madi Tata


Madi Tata, Medina: Junior had three hits and six runs batted in as Bees won two games at Strike Out Cancer event in Wadsworth. … Had two singles, two RBIs and three runs in 8-2 victory over Cloverleaf. … Added double and four RBIs in 10-0 victory over host Grizzlies. … All-Gazette first baseman last season as Bees reached Division I state semifinals. [br]

Mike Hierholzer

Boys track

Mike Hierholzer, Medina: Junior broke school record in discus en route to winning individual title at Amherst Comet Relays. … Flung disc 177 feet to break mark of 162-7 set by John Pallini in 2007. … Previous best in event was 161-3 earlier this season. … Also runner-up in shot with toss of 53-5½. [br]

Caroline Pallini

Girls track

Cari Pallini, Medina: Senior won discus with toss of 123 feet at Amherst Comet Relays. … Helped discus and shot put relays to wins. … Second individual in shot with push of 36-3½. … All-Gazette selection as junior. … Played center for school’s conference championship basketball team. [br]

J.J. Martin

Boys tennis

J.J. Martin, Cloverleaf: Junior scored straight-set win at third singles, giving Colts 3-2 Suburban League victory over Nordonia. … Knocked off Nick Kaczmarek of Knights 6-0, 6-2. … Also played third singles as sophomore, posting 12-12 record. … Third varsity campaign. … Played second doubles in 2011.


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