July 24, 2016

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Prep Athletes of the Week for May 28

Gerry Salisbury


Gerry Salisbury, Brunswick: Senior pitcher allowed one unearned run in complete-game victory over Twinsburg in Hudson Division I District semifinals. … Left-hander surrendered four hits and struck out six. … Added triple and double while playing first base against Hudson as Blue Devils won district title. … First-team All-Gazette as junior. … Sister, Paige, plays basketball and softball for school. [br]

Vanessa Scoarste


Vanessa Scoarste, Medina: Junior had two singles, a walk and scored twice in Bees’ 8-2 victory over Brunswick in Barberton Division I District final. … Shortstop made nine plays in field behind pitcher Megan Paradise. … Added double in 5-2 district semifinal victory over Cloverleaf. … Kent State recruit. … Reached Level 9 in gymnastics before dropping sport. [br]

Keith Yohman

Boys track

Keith Yohman, Brunswick: Senior sprinter won 200-meter dash title at Amherst Division I District. … Clocked 22.82 to win by half-second. … Also helped 4×1 relay to district title, along with qualifying for regionals in 100 and 4×4. … State qualifier in 100 and 200 as junior. [br]


Girls track

Maria Scavuzzo, Medina: Junior distance runner won first individual district championship by placing first in 1,600 in 5:20.46 at Amherst Division I District. … Time was fastest of season. … Also ran on regional qualifying 4×8 that won in 9:30.63. … Place eighth at state indoor meet with personal-best 5:18.28 in 1,600. [br]

Jacob Dunbar

Boys tennis

Jacob Dunbar, Cloverleaf: Junior claimed Oberlin College Division I District singles championships with 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Aaron Sandberg of Walsh Jesuit. … Remains undefeated on season, previously winning third straight Suburban League and sectional titles. … Second player in Medina County history to carry perfect record into state tournament.

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