October 9, 2015


Preps of the Week for Oct. 8

Chase Reig


Chase Rieg, Brunswick: Senior running back scored game-winning touchdown with 52 seconds remaining in 40-35 triumph over Elyria. … Twelve-yard run capped 11-play, 75-yard drive. … Finished with career highs of 202 yards and 32 carries. … Added 41-yard TD run in second quarter. … Sparkled with increased workload due to injury to Richie Norman.

Dan Oswald

Boys soccer

Dan Oswald, Buckeye: Senior center midfielder continued strong season with goal and assist in 3-0 win over Brooklyn in Patriot Athletic Conference play. … Has seven goals in team’s current nine-game win streak. … Currently leads county in assists with 12 and was area leader in statistical category a year ago. 

Elle Cain

Girls soccer

Elle Cain, Highland: Junior midfielder netted game-winning goal as Hornets shocked Wadsworth 2-1 in Suburban League play. … Scored with 6:31 left off right-footed blast. … Spent beginning of season on injured list with concussion. … Entered week with six goals despite playing defensive midfield spot. 

Emily Cartwright


Emily Cartwright, Black River: Senior setter led Pirates in assists in three matches, extending her streak of team-high performances in category to 57 straight. … Averaging 6.26 assists per game. … Also ranks second on squad in digs, third in blocks and fifth in kills and aces. … All-Gazette honorable mention in 2012. … Three-year starter. 

Ryan Scherler

Boys golf

Ryan Scherler, Highland: Senior led Medina County players with 4-over-par 76 at Barberton Brookside Division I Sectional. … Score led Hornets to second place with 322 score. … Second time school has qualified for districts in last three years. … Third varsity season. … First-team All-Suburban League. … Older sister Kelsey played volleyball for school. 

Mackenzie Debnar

Girls golf

Mackenzie Debnar, Medina: Junior recorded 11-over-par 83 to help Bees advance at Turkeyfoot Lake Division I Sectional. … Eagled first hole. … Team compiled 329 score to finish third behind state powers Massillon and Highland. … First Medina team to reach districts since 2007. … Third varsity season. 

Jon Bach

Boys cross country

Jon Bach, Wadsworth: Sophomore finished 11th at Medina Festival over weekend. … Took ninth at Tiffin Carnival Division I-B race. …. Stepped in as Grizzlies’ top runner after injury to brother Theo. … Finished 37th at 2012 Strongsville District. 

Rebecca Craddock

Girls cross country

Rebecca Craddock, Brunswick: Freshman placed sixth at The Legends Meet over weekend. … Finished fifth at Avon Lake Early Bird. … Has five top-20 finishes this year. … Has run in six of team’s seven varsity races this year. 

Katie Doyle

Girls tennis

Katie Doyle, Wadsworth: Senior combined with classmate Maria Pace to win four doubles matches at Medina Division I Sectional. … Unseeded duo finished fourth and qualified for Oberlin College District. … Doyle played primarily second singles as junior, finishing 9-16. … Moved to doubles this season. 

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