June 29, 2016

Medina
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Prep Athletes of the Week for Sept. 17

Football Martice Jackson, Wadsworth: Senior running back rushed for 238 yards and two touchdowns in 26-13 non-league victory over Medina. … Finished with 33 carries. … Touchdown runs were 64 and 11 yards. … Fourth varsity season. … Also plays basketball. [br] Boys soccer George Rusinko, Buckeye: Senior midfielder netted three goals as Bucks downed Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Sept. 10

Football Jerry Klue, Medina: Senior running back scored three touchdowns in Bees’ 56-7 non-league win over Eastlake North. … Caught 46-yard TD pass from Collin Minor. … Added rushing scores of 40 and 65 yards. … Finished with 186 yards from scrimmage on eight touches. [br] Boys soccer Logan Davis, Highland: Junior forward scored three Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Sept. 3

Football Andrew Vaughn, Black River: Senior running back rushed for 343 yards and four touchdowns in Pirates’ 40-14 victory over Western Reserve. … Rushing total third-highest in Medina County history. … TD runs were 30, 81, 61 and 10 yards. … Two-time All-Ohioan. [br] Girls soccer Leah Runkle, Wadsworth: Senior forward capped five-goal week with Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Aug. 27

Boys soccer Jesse Marinaro, Brunswick: Senior midfielder broke school record for assists in game with five as Blue Devils beat Amherst 7-0 in non-league play. … Also scored goal. … Has four goals and seven assist through two games. … Son of former Cleveland Crunch star and Medina County Sports Hall of Fame inductee Hector Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Aug. 20

Boys soccer Tommy Lear, Medina: Senior forward scored goal and had assist in 2-0 season-opening win over St. Vincent-St. Mary. … Used toe-poke to score early in first half. … Goal was first of varsity career. … One of nine returning starters for team that went to regional semifinals last season. [br] Boys golf Evan Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for June 11

Boys track Kyle Hutchinson, Medina: Junior placed eighth in pole vault at Division I state meet. … Cleared 14 feet in first trip to Columbus and was one of two Medina boys to score at meet. … Runner-up at Amherst Regional with personal-record 14-9. … Older brother Bryan plays soccer at Baldwin Wallace University. [br] Read More…

Prep athletes of the week for June 4

Baseball Joey Verbiak, Brunswick: Senior left fielder went 1-for-3 with RBI and run during Blue Devils’ 6-3 loss to Mentor in Canton Division I Regional semifinals at Thurman Munson Memorial Stadium. … RBI base knock up middle plated team’s first run. … Later scored on two-run double by Kyle Michalik. [br] Softball Jen Sansonette, Medina: Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for May 28

Baseball Gerry Salisbury, Brunswick: Senior pitcher allowed one unearned run in complete-game victory over Twinsburg in Hudson Division I District semifinals. … Left-hander surrendered four hits and struck out six. … Added triple and double while playing first base against Hudson as Blue Devils won district title. … First-team All-Gazette as junior. … Sister, Paige, Read More…

May 21 Prep Athletes of the Week

Baseball Tom Metheney, Buckeye: Senior first baseman hit walk-off home run to give Bucks thrilling 8-7 win over St. Vincent-St. Mary in Akron Division II Sectional finals. … Homer was first lifetime. … Ball hit to left field was team’s third home run of game. … Entered game in seventh inning as defensive replacement. … Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for May 14

Baseball Collin Minor, Medina: Sophomore second baseman was 3-for-3 in thrilling Northeast Ohio Conference River Division victory over Mentor. … Scored tying run in seventh inning to help Bees clinch share of division title. … Had three of team’s four hits. … Smoked RBI double in second inning. … Second varsity season. … Starting quarterback Read More…