March 2, 2015

Medina
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Blue Devils’ furious rally falls short

GARFIELD HTS. — Zach Cebula carried Brunswick’s boys basketball team for the first three quarters, while Eric Bulic took the reins in the fourth. Though they were arguably the two best players on the court, they needed more help to beat an elite opponent in its gym. Point guard Marreon Jackson scored seven points in Read More…

Pirates can’t survive big chill

HENRIETTA TWP. — The shooting inside Firelands High School was almost as cold as the frigid temperature outside. Both teams struggled mightily from the floor as Firelands knocked off Black River 52-42 in a Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division boys basketball game Friday. The cold-shooting squads combined for a paltry 38 percent (36-for-96) from the Read More…

Indians put damper on senior night

WADSWORTH — In a game of numbers Friday, eight minutes were the difference between the Wadsworth and Copley boys basketball teams as the Indians took the Suburban League matchup 67-62 and spoiled senior night for the Grizzlies. The game looked very different at first. Wadsworth (12-8, 8-4) overcame an early deficit to lead after the Read More…

Bees give Shaker all it can handle

SHAKER HTS. — The Medina boys basketball team’s record says it is average. The argument can be made the Bees are anything but. While Medina saw another shot fall short at the end of a 51-48 loss to Shaker Heights on Friday, the Red Raiders survived another scare from the Bees. A team that has Read More…

Boys basketball: Elyria’s defense steps up against Medina

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ELYRIA — Brett Larrick knew Medina was a much better team than its near-.500 record might have indicated prior to Tuesday’s non-conference game at the Pioneers gym. Elyria beat the Bees 63-58 to win its seventh straight and improve to 15-4 behind another super defensive effort and the scoring of 6-foot-4 junior Blake “Bo” Furcron. Read More…

Boys Basketball: Cloverleaf’s triangle of terror leads Colts past Wellington

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WESTFIELD TWP. — The Triangle of Terror was an equation the Wellington boys basketball team failed to solve. Behind a multilook press and the post-attacking trio of Troy Kapeluck, Connor Ploucha and Dillon Mullins, Cloverleaf shaped the game the way it wanted, rallied and knocked off the Dukes 56-53 Monday night in non-league play. The Read More…

Spunky Colts give Knights battle

Lisa Gayle Grayson The Gazette WESTFIELD TWP. — The Cloverleaf boys basketball team did a lot of things well Friday night. It made nine 3-pointers, played solid defense in the second half and shut out the opponent’s leading scorer. Still, the Colts came up short in their quest to win their first Suburban League game Read More…

Hornets refuse to lose another close one

Brian Dulik The Gazette BATH TWP. — After suffering two heartbreaking losses in a row, Highland’s boys basketball team wasn’t about to add a third. Kevin Greenhoe scored a career-high 23 points, including two free throws with seven seconds left, as the Hornets edged Revere 58-55 in Suburban League action Friday. Highland was coming off Read More…

Wildcats maul Pirates

Brad Bournival The Gazette LAGRANGE — There were many reasons why the Black River boys basketball team got blown out of the gym Friday in a 65-29 loss to Keystone. Two probably stuck out more than any other in the Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division game, two being the number of points the Pirates (6-14, Read More…

Red-hot Bucks keep title hopes alive

Chad Grant The Gazette YORK TWP. — Flipping the switch can be a good thing and a bad thing. It depends whether it’s on or off. In a key Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division matchup between the Buckeye and Brookside boys basketball teams, the Bucks flipped the switch on and took home a 66-49 win. Read More…