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SPORTS CHATTER 10-11

WESTLAKE

RECREATION- FALL/WINTER ADULT SPORTS (2011-2012)

WEDNESDAY CO-ED VOLLEYBALL has an entrance fee of $175.00 per team. The league needs eight teams. The teams will play 12 matches and each match will start at 6:30 p.m. The weekly game fee is $10.00. The season begins Nov. 9. There are 12 people per team, max. Registration deadline is Nov. 2.

MONDAY MEN 4 ON 4 BASKETBALL has an entrance fee of $250.00 per team. The league needs eight teams. The teams will play 10 games and each game starts at 6:30 p.m. The weekly game fee is $29.00. The season begins Nov. 7. There are 10 people per team, max. Registration deadline is Oct 28.

SUNDAY MEN 5 ON 5 BASKETBALL has an entrance fee of $350.00 per team. The league needs 20 teams. The teams will play 12 games and each game will start at 5:30 p.m. The weekly game fee is $29.00. The season begins Nov. 6. There are 12 people per team, max. Registration deadline is Oct. 28.

For more information, call 440-617-4420 and ask for Jim.

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

The boys cross country team turned in a fine performance at the Jack Wilhelm Classic on Saturday. The Demons placed 5 runners in the top 10. Leading the way for Westlake was Jon Simon with a 6th place finish. He and Daniel Squeri battled it out towards the finish. Squeri placed 7th overall by a mere .2 tenths of a second behind Simon.
Four seconds later, Zach Goodman crossed the tape, followed 2 seconds later by Ian Hulse.
Aaron Brown ran a great race placing 10th overall and Peter Eyer placed 15th.

In the Open race, the boys faired very well. Although no team score was kept the Demons ran well as a pack.
Gavin Kelly made is season debut after a season with a broken arm and won the open race.

Also performing well were Seniors Stephen Fleischer, Conner Mancini, Chad Clark,Grant Gase, Andrew Guirgus and Youseff Kirallah.

The Demons will run at the SWC Championship Meet this Saturday at LCCC.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

The girls ended up winning the overall and the individual championships at the Jack Wilhelm Invitational at LCCC. The top three ran really well with Morgan Hansen outrunning Grace Jenkins at the end to take the individual championship, but more importantly they all worked together during the race and ran some decent times considering the sloppiness of the course. The four and five, Nora Lee and Hannah McCarthy, seem to be coming on strong, so if they can continue to run well, in the next two weeks they can hopefully improve upon our last year’s SWC and District finish.

LUTHERAN WEST BOYS SOCCER

Lutheran West beat Cuyahoga Heights on Saturday, 2-0, to improve their record to 10-3

Halftime score: LW 1, CH 0

Goals:
LW—Ricky Downer—2

Assists:
Armstead Black—1

Saves:
LW—Gaven MacDonald—0
CH—Jimmy Korenowsky–9

MAGNIFICAT CROSS COUNTRY

The Varsity-A team finished 3rd place overall while the Varsity-B team finished 9th in the field of 21 teams at the Medina Cross Country Festival on Saturday. Abbie Marquard led the team once again with a strong 6th place finish. She was followed behind by the B team’s number one runner, Katie Kerr, who finished 20th overall. Freshmen Elise Horning and Katie Whitmore, along with sophomore Gretchen Horning, rounded out the top 5 for the A team. The team’s top 8 runners impressively finished in the top 40 of the 142 runner race.

”The day once again was about competing for place rather than time,” said head coach Anjanette Arabian. “The course was muddy and soft in many places making it difficult to navigate quickly. However, cross country is about racing with the conditions presented on any given day and seeing who can traverse the course the best.”

The varsity team will take this coming weekend off from competition while the remaining portion of the team will compete at Sim Earich at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds.

BALDWIN-WALLACE COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL

WESTERVILLE, OHIO — The Baldwin-Wallace College volleyball team lost in straight sets, 3-0, on Saturday to host Otterbein University in an Ohio Athletic Conference match in the Rike Center. Otterbein won the three sets by scores of 25-17, 25-21 and 25-14.

The Yellow Jackets fall to 13-10 overall and 1-2 in the OAC while the Cardinals, who are receiving votes in the AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) Division III national poll, improve to 18-4 overall and 3-1 in the OAC.

Despite its loss, B-W was led offensively by junior outside hitter Amanda Sawicki (Mentor/Lake Catholic) with 10 kills and junior middle hitter Rachel Switalski (North Royalton/Holy Name) contributed five kills. The offense was set up by junior setter Jessica Stitts (Eastlake/North) who led the team with 26 set assists.

Defensively, B-W was led by junior defensive specialist Natalie Emmons (Ashland) with 13 digs. In addition, sophomore right side hitter and defensive specialist SHANNON DELEUR (Olmsted Falls) contributed nine digs.

The Otterbein offense was led by Kristen Bennett with 14 kills and Tabitha Piper with 35 set assists. The Cardinals were led defensively by Lindsey Russell with 13 digs.

ASHLAND UNIVERSITY

VOLLEYBALL

Brittany Snider of Olmsted Falls, OH is a member of the Ashland University women’s volleyball team.
Snider is majoring in biology.
Snider is the daughter of Robert and Rose Snider of Olmsted Falls.
Snider is 2009 graduate of Olmsted Falls High School.
The Ashland University women’s volleyball team competes in NCAA Division II in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). They are led by head coach Cass Dixon. The Eagles play their home games in Kates Gymnasium on the Ashland University campus.

WOMENS SOCCER

Jamie Greene of Bay Village, OH is a member of the Ashland University women’s soccer team.
Greene is majoring in exercise science.
Greene is the daughter of Tom and Denise Greene of Bay Village.
Greene is a 2008 graduate of Bay High School.
The Ashland University women’s soccer team is led by second-year head coach Glenn Francis. In his first full recruiting season as Ashland University’s women’s soccer coach, Glenn Francis signed nine newcomers to the program for the 2011 fall season. This year the team was picked by the league’s coaches to finish tied for third in the GLIAC South. The AU women’s soccer team will have their next home game on Friday (Sept.9) at 2 p.m. against GLIAC Tiffin at Ferguson Field.

 

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