November 24, 2014

Medina
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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…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Oct. 15

Aidan Gallagher

Football Shane Mast, Wadsworth: Junior fullback scored two touchdowns in key 42-6 Suburban League victory at Green. … First score covered 39 yards on pass from Adam Dennison. … Second was 8-yard run in fourth quarter. … Finished with 87 yards from scrimmage on nine touches. … Has 209 rushing yards on season. Boys soccer Read More…

Preps of the Week for Oct. 8

Jon Bach

Football Chase Rieg, Brunswick: Senior running back scored game-winning touchdown with 52 seconds remaining in 40-35 triumph over Elyria. … Twelve-yard run capped 11-play, 75-yard drive. … Finished with career highs of 202 yards and 32 carries. … Added 41-yard TD run in second quarter. … Sparkled with increased workload due to injury to Richie Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Oct. 1

Bruce Kinsey

Football Bruce Kinsey, Highland: Senior quarterback passed for 195 yards, rushed for 101 more and scored four touchdowns in 42-12 victory over Copley. … Rushing touchdowns in Suburban League game covered 10, 10, 1 and 4 yards. … Second straight game with 100 yards apiece rushing and passing. … Leads Medina County with 1,317 yards Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Sept. 24

Sophie Barnes

Football Kenny Wilder, Medina Senior safety returned two interceptions for touchdowns om Bees 33-26 Northeast Ohio Conference cross-division victory over Garfield Heights. … First pick-six covered 60 yards in second quarter. … Clinched game with 65-yarder in fourth quarter. … Averaged 39.8 yards on five punts. Boys soccer Collin Zuk, Cloverleaf Senior midfielder scored four goals as Read More…