May 1, 2016


Prep Athletes of the Week for Sept. 10

Jerry Klue


Jerry Klue, Medina: Senior running back scored three touchdowns in Bees’ 56-7 non-league win over Eastlake North. … Caught 46-yard TD pass from Collin Minor. … Added rushing scores of 40 and 65 yards. … Finished with 186 yards from scrimmage on eight touches.

Logan Davis

Boys soccer

Logan Davis, Highland: Junior forward scored three goals in return from injury to help Hornets beat North Ridgeville 3-1 in non-league play. … Missed first four games due to broken collarbone suffered in preseason. … Had eight goals and six assists last season as Hornets advanced to Brunswick Division I District final. 

Nikki Shotzbarger

Girls soccer

Nikki Shotzbarger, Brunswick: Junior forward netted game-winning goal as Blue Devils defeated state-ranked Medina 1-0 in non-league action. … Scored off feed from Sam Malleo to give program first victory over Bees since 1997. … Had goal in 1-1 draw with Normandy. … Has five goals in seven games this season. 

Mallory Adams


Mallory Adams, Highland: Junior middle hitter was named MVP at eight-team Avon Invitational. … Led Hornets to 19-25, 25-23, 25-19 championship match victory over host Eagles. … Blasted match-high 13 kills in three-game Suburban League sweep of Cloverleaf. … All-Gazette honorable mention in 2012. … Third varsity season. 

Jared Toom

Boys golf

Jared Toom, Brunswick: Senior posted team’s second-lowest score in three events. … Shot 1-under-par 36 in tri-match wins over Medina and Strongsville. … Posted 2-over 38 in clutch Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division win against North Royalton. … Capped week with 82 at Reese Alexander Invitational. 

Alice Ho

Girls golf

Alice Ho, Wadsworth: Senior won Medina County Tournament with 9-over-par 79 at Cherokee Hills Golf Course. … Recorded medalist honors in Suburban League matches against Tallmadge and Copley. … Second-team All-Ohioan as junior and three-time All-Gazette pick. … Four-year starter. … Sister Katy plays for Ohio University. 

Colin Theis

Boys cross country

Colin Theis, Buckeye: Sophomore placed second in Division I-B race at Tiffin Carnival. … Has first-, second- and seventh-place finishes through three races this season. … Came back from injury at 2012 Patriot Athletic Conference Meet to finish 13th at Lorain County Community College Division II District and 47th at Tiffin Regional. 

Vanessa Pasadyn

Girls cross country

Vanessa Pasadyn, Brunswick: Sophomore finished 16th in Division I-A race at Tiffin Carnival. … Finished second at Golden Eagle Invitational and Avon Lake Early Bird. … First-team All-Gazette in 2012, when finished 52nd at Division I state meet. … Younger sister of 2012 Gazette Senior Female Athlete of Year Selena Pasadyn. 

Emily Dunbar

Girls tennis

Emily Dunbar, Cloverleaf: Freshman first singles player recorded victories vs. Suburban League opponents from Green and Nordonia to improve to 10-0. … Won 120 out of 121 games played in those 10 matches. … Younger sister of Ethan and Jacob Dunbar, who combined to win seven straight Gazette MVP awards in boys tennis. … Daughter of former pro tennis player Vicki (Nelson) Dunbar. 

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