April 24, 2014

Medina
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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…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Dec. 17

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 Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Dec. 10

Boys basketball Craig Randall, Medina: Junior shooting guard had 62 points, 21 rebounds and 11 assists in three games. … Opened week with 16 points and eight rebounds in 73-52 victory over Brunswick. … Scored game-high 23 points in 63-35 Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division victory against Brunswick. … Had 23 points, seven rebounds and Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Dec. 3

Angie Kazek

Football Manny Dela Cerna, Highland: Sophomore gunner on special teams recovered pooch kick in 41-13 loss to Glenville in Division II state semifinals. … Recovery came dangerously near Highland sideline against multiple Tarblooders. … Arguably fastest player on team. … Finished season with 15 tackles while also playing backup cornerback. Boys basketball Brogan Scott, Highland: Read More…

Prep Athlete of the Week for Nov. 19

Football James Friedl, Highland: Senior outside linebacker had game-high 11 tackles in 17-14 win over Massillon in Division II, Region 4 semifinal at the University of Akron’s InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field. … Had two tackles for loss, including sack. … Has 87 tackles (10½ for loss, 4 sacks), two forced fumbles and six pass breakups on Read More…

Prep Athlete of the Week for Nov. 12

Football Jonny Zaz, Highland: Senior linebacker recorded six tackles, including one for loss, a fumble recovery and a blocked punt return in 28-21 win over Avon Lake. … Blocked punt return in Division II, Region 4 quarterfinal set up 5-yard TD pass from Bruce Kinsey to Coltin Kinsey in waning moments of first half. … Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Oct. 22

Football Collin Paich, Highland: Senior wide receiver scored two touchdowns in 45-20 Suburban League victory over Green. … Caught TD passes of 23 and 43 yards from quarterback Bruce Kinsey. … Set up another score by returning interception 44 yards to Bulldogs 1-yard line. … Sixth in Medina County with 230 receiving yards this season. Read More…