MEDINA — Gabrielle Bulic and Courtney Laudato defined senior leadership on Thursday night.
Bulic amassed 22 points, 20 rebounds and nine blocked shots, while Laudato collected 11 points, 11 rebounds and eight steals, powering Brunswick’s girls basketball team to a 59-36 win over Akron Firestone in the Medina Division I Sectional semifinals.
MEDINA — If the Medina Division I Sectional was any indicator, the Highland girls basketball team is born to be wild.
Using their five-in, five-out substitutions and make-the-game-crazy philosophy to perfection Thursday, the fourth-seeded Hornets upended No. 3 Kenmore 83-70 in another stat-stuffing, not-so-instant classic.
In one-upping its win total from the previous season, Highland (16-8) advanced …Read More
MEDINA — When in doubt, ride the horses.
The seventh-seeded Cloverleaf girls basketball team bucked its season-long trend of a 10-player rotation Wednesday and used stifling defense to take down No. 6 Strongsville 52-45 in the Medina Division I Sectional semifinals.
MEDINA — It didn’t take long to figure out one girls basketball team was ages ahead of the other in Wadsworth’s 80-31 win over Barberton in the Medina Division I Sectional semifinals Wednesday.
The top-seeded Grizzlies (21-2) advance to play 12th-seeded Akron Garfield on Saturday.
ELYRIA — In two meetings during the regular season, Buckeye’s girls basketball team was stunned by Brookside.
With a berth in the Elyria Division II Sectional finals at stake Wednesday, the 10th-seeded Bucks got their revenge with a 40-29 victory.
Buckeye (10-13), which led 11-2 after the first quarter, advances to play No. 3 Holy …Read More
MEDINA — It came as no surprise that Billy Geschke reached his career milestone.
What no one saw coming was the performance of Branden Wilkins.
YORK TWP. — Matt Cox, Curtis Kinney, Nick Prest, Mike Bacho and “Pistol Jim” Vealey are the only seniors on the Buckeye boys basketball team, but they’ve rarely played together in a game.
That changed Tuesday, as they started on senior night and played the entire first period and the bulk of the third as the …Read More
By Chad Grant
AKRON — The Ellet boys basketball team had a surprise for Highland in a late-season, non-league matchup.
The Orangemen came out chucking — and hitting — while building an early lead, but the Hornets eventually regained their composure and pulled away for a 63-53 win Tuesday.
Highland (13-8) came into the game unsure …Read More
MEDINA — The Highland girls basketball team looked like the Boston Bruins on Monday night.
The fourth-seeded Hornets utilized three completely different lineups in the first quarter and continued using 15 players the rest of the game en route to a 70-35 victory over No. 9 Ellet in first-round play at the Medina Division I Sectional.
WADSWORTH — Austin White didn’t know or care how many 3-pointers he was raining from every conceivable angle Saturday night.
The only thing going through the sophomore’s mind was how ticked off his Wadsworth boys basketball team was.