June 27, 2016

Partly cloudy

Prep athletes of the week for June 4


Joey Verbiak, Brunswick: Senior left fielder went 1-for-3 with RBI and run during Blue Devils’ 6-3 loss to Mentor in Canton Division I Regional semifinals at Thurman Munson Memorial Stadium. … RBI base knock up middle plated team’s first run. … Later scored on two-run double by Kyle Michalik. [br]

Jen Sansonette


Jen Sansonette, Medina: Senior had two RBIs in 5-2 University of Akron Division I Regional final loss to Mentor at Lee Jackson Field. … Led team in RBIs with 30. … Played right field last season, but moved to third base this year. … Will attend Kent State, but won’t play softball. [br]


Nick Seme

Boys track

Nick Seme, Wadsworth: Senior thrower broke school record in discus to earn first trip to state meet with third-place finish at Youngstown Division I Regional … Broke own school record on each of three attempts, ending with flinging discus 180 feet, 2 inches. … Will compete in football and track at Ashland next season. [br]


Sarah Pack

Girls track

Sarah Pack, Medina: Sophomore earned second consecutive trip to state meet, advancing in three events at Amherst Division I Regional. … Ran on 4×400- and 4×800-meter relays that finished third, along with recording fourth-place 2:16.51 in 800. … Member of state-champion 4×8 last season. [br]


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