November 20, 2014

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Prep Athletes of the Week for the week of Oct. 21

Chloe McKinzie

Football Gary Clift Jr., Brunswick: Senior wide receiver scored two touchdowns in Blue Devils’ 59-21 win over Twinsburg. … First score in Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division game came on 70-yard punt return. … Other TD was 9-yard reception in second quarter. … Had 134 punt return yards in first quarter. … Finished with five Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Oct. 14

Jamie Hozan

Football Nick Corvo, Highland: Senior running back/defensive end contributed heavily in Hornets’ 45-13 Suburban League victory at Tallmadge. … Rushed 20 times for 101 yards and three touchdowns. … Had four tackles, including three for loss and sack. … Among Medina County leaders with 522 rushing yards and 12 TDs. … Third varsity season. Girls Read More…

Prep Athlete of the Week for Oct. 7

Greg Briggs

Football Nate Polidori, Buckeye: Junior quarterback threw three touchdowns and ran for two others in Bucks’ 62-13 Patriot Athletic Conference cross-division victory over Brookside. … Had five carries for 102 yards. … Was 7-for-14 passing for 170 yards. … Also plays basketball. Boys soccer Joshua Woolard, Highland: Sophomore midfielder had pair of goals in wins Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Sept. 16

Mallory Adams

Football Dan Weinerman, Wadsworth: Junior running back had 281 rushing yards, 74 receiving yards, four touchdowns and a two-point conversion in Grizzlies’ 47-37 non-league win over Medina. … TDs covered 5, 47, 74 and 93 yards. … Had 27 carries and one reception. … Tallied nine carries for 57 yards on critical fourth-quarter drive. … Read More…

Medina County Prep Athletes of the Week for May 13

Sarah Carpenter

Baseball Cameron Deemer, Wadsworth: Sophomore pitcher recorded three-hit shutout as Grizzlies defeated Highland 4-0 in Suburban League play. … Performance helped team clinch first outright Suburban League title since 2004. … Walked one and struck out eight. … Has 3-0 record, team-leading 0.92 ERA and Medina County-leading four saves on season. … Also plays basketball. Read More…

Medina County Prep Athletes of the Week for May 6

Nick Bebout

Baseball Nick Bebout, Wadsworth: Junior pitched five-hitter to help Grizzlies defeat Tallmadge 14-1 in key Suburban League game. … Walked none and struck out four over five innings. … Has 5-1 record and 1.63 ERA on season. … First-team All-Gazette as sophomore. … Team ranked 13th in Prep Baseball Report Division I state poll. Softball Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for March 11

Zach Parker

Boys basketball Zach Parker, Brunswick: Senior small forward scored 17 points in 54-48 Brecksville Division I District semifinal victory over Westlake. … Added eight points in 74-62 loss to St. Edward in district finals. … Third season as starter. … Averaged 13.1 points this season. … All-Ohio punter for football team. Girls basketball Olivia Thompson, Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Feb. 4

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. Girls basketball Marlee Profitt, Highland: Sophomore power forward had 16 points Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Jan. 28

Samantha Borelli

Boys basketball Kyle Prunty, Wadsworth: Senior center scored season-high 32 points in 57-54 non-league victory over Buckeye. … Added 16 points in 82-29 Suburban League win at Cloverleaf. … Led team with 12 points in 58-37 loss to Cornerstone Christian at Walsh University. … Third varsity season. … First-team All-Gazette as junior. Girls basketball Sara Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Dec. 31

Boys basketball Eric Bulic, Brunswick: Junior power forward earned all-tournament honors at Brunswick Holiday Hoops Classic. … Had 11 points and seven rebounds in 86-61 semifinal victory over Rhodes. … Followed with nine points and eight boards in 52-40 win over Solon. … Brother of 2013 Gazette Female Athlete of Year Gabrielle Bulic. Girls basketball Read More…