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Prep Athletes of the Week for Oct. 22

Collin Paich


Collin Paich, Highland: Senior wide receiver scored two touchdowns in 45-20 Suburban League victory over Green. … Caught TD passes of 23 and 43 yards from quarterback Bruce Kinsey. … Set up another score by returning interception 44 yards to Bulldogs 1-yard line. … Sixth in Medina County with 230 receiving yards this season. [br]

Michael Zorij

Boys soccer

Michael Zorij, Brunswick: Senior midfielder scored pair of goals to help Blue Devils get past Wadsworth 3-0 in Brunswick Division I Sectional action. … First multiple-goal game of season. … Missed first half of season with broke collarbone. … Has five goals and five assists in 10 games. [br]

Miranda Alzarraq

Girls soccer

Miranda Alzarraq, Brunswick: Junior midfielder helped hold Wadsworth scoreless in Brunswick Division I Sectional final. … Blue Devils defeated Grizzlies 5-0. … Teamed with Macey Juguilon as holding midfielder. … Finished night with fourth goal of season by heading in corner kick from Juguilon. [br]

Jessie Lindemeyer


Jessie Lindemeyer, Cloverleaf: Senior libero made 30 digs in two matches as Colts captured first Barberton Division I Sectional title since 2009. … Made match-high 17 digs in three-game sweep of Suburban League foe Copley in sectional final. … Recorded 13 digs in four-game sectional semifinal win over Akron Ellet. … Has led team in digs 21 times this season. … All-Gazette honorable mention in 2012. [br]

Kevin Menyes

Boys cross country

Kevin Menyes, Medina: Sophomore placed 11th at Medina Division I District. … Helped Bees claim regional qualifier spot. … Medina’s No. 2 runner in six of eight races. … Ran season-best 16:30.2 at Galion Festival. [br]

Anna Winnicki

Girls cross country

Anna Winnicki, Cloverleaf: Sophomore finished 18th at Medina Division I District. … Set season-best time of 20:23.3. … Also plays for girls soccer team. … Scored winning goal against Triway in first round of D-II tournament. [br]

Alice Ho

Girls golf

Alice Ho, Wadsworth: Senior recorded two-day 158 to tie for 17th at Division I state tournament. … Recorded 78 and 80 on Ohio State University Golf Club’s 5,800-yard Gray Course. … Missed second-team All-Ohio accolades by two strokes. … Tied for seventh as junior and 45th as freshman. … Four-year starter. … Sister, Katy, plays for Ohio University.

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