October 24, 2014

Medina
Mostly sunny
58°F

Prep Athletes of the Week for Dec. 17

Ryan Badowski

Boys basketball

Ryan Badowski, Brunswick: Senior shooting guard scored career-high 34 points in 76-75 double-overtime win over Strongsville. … Had 28 points after halftime of Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division game. … Added 19 points in win over Woodford County (Ky.) at Capital City Rumble in Frankfort, Ky. … Has 924 career points in 66 games.

Emily Civittolo

Girls basketball

Emily Civittolo, Cloverleaf: Senior forward scored career-high 22 points in 56-42 victory over Highland. … Made 7-of-19 field goals and 8-of-9 free throws. … Added four rebounds, two assists and two steals. … Leads team with 13.0 scoring average. … Younger sister Lexi also starts for team.

Eric Bartos

Wrestling

Eric Bartos, Buckeye: Freshman won 106-pound championship to help team finish fourth at Mike Lewis Invitational. … Claimed title with 12-1 major decision over Brookside’s Brad Huhn. … Championship was second of season after he claimed medalist honors at Beachwood Bison Kickoff Classic. … Is 9-0 on season.

Hanna Kotlarek

Gymnastics

Hanna Kotlarek, Cloverleaf: Junior finished second in all-around with score of 32.1 as Colts swept Olmsted Falls and Triway in triangular. … Also placed second in floor exercise with 8.5. … Third on uneven parallel bars and balance beam. … Third varsity season.

Jake Braumbaugh

Boys swimming

Jake Braumbaugh, Wadsworth: Sophomore had hand in four-event victories to help the Grizzlies to 102-68 win over Nordonia in Suburban League action. … Picked up first-place finishes in 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke, along with helping 200 medley and 400 relays to wins. … Team off to 3-0 start. … All-Gazette selection.

Kim Stafford

Girls swimming

Kim Stafford, Wadsworth: Senior helped Grizzlies to thrilling 87-83 Suburban League victory over Nordonia. … In last event, swam second leg on 400 freestyle relay with Haley Witschey, Amanda Toolis and Ellie Surratt that clinched victory in 4:07.56. … Also posted wins in 100 freestyle (1:00.26) and 500 freestyle (5:50.87).