December 22, 2014

Medina
Partly sunny
30°F
 

Prep Athletes of the Week for Feb. 4

Tyler King

Tyler King

Boys basketball

Tyler King, Medina: Junior small forward scored career-high 15 points in 83-69 Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division victory over Garfield Heights. … All five field goals were from 3-point range. … Helped Bees bench outscore Bulldogs counterparts 24-6. … Second varsity season.

Marlee Profitt

Marlee Profitt

Girls basketball

Marlee Profitt, Highland: Sophomore power forward had 16 points and eight rebounds in 55-48 Suburban League victory over Cloverleaf. … Added 22 points in SL overtime loss to Nordonia. … Averages 12.8 points. … Second varsity season. … Also plays volleyball. 

Nicky Kiussis

Nicky Kiussis

Wrestling

Nicky Kiussis, Brunswick: Freshman won 132-pound championship to help Blue Devils capture second straight Northeast Ohio Conference Tournament. … Held off Parma’s Chayse Csongedi 12-10 to capture title. … Won two bouts by decision and one by pin to advance to final. … Missed portion of season with neck injury. … Placed fourth at Medina Invitational Tournament. 

Kira Palmer

Kira Palmer

Gymnastics

Kira Palmer, Medina: Junior finished in top 10 in four events at Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division Meet. … Placed fourth on balance beam (8.8), eighth in all-around (34.7), eighth in floor exercise (8.85) and 10th on uneven parallel bars (8.7). … 2013 state individual and team meet qualifier. … Two-time All-Gazette.