The legendary College of Wooster men’s basketball coach, a 1970 Monroeville graduate is among the list of 50 nominees announced on Thursday for the national HOF’s 2020 class.
The Flashes rallied from a seven-point deficit with two-plus minutes left in the fourth quarter, but the Whippets recovered for a 59-52 win in two overtimes on Tuesday in Shelby.
Monroeville’s Daniel Smith, Willard’s DJ Slone and Western Reserve’s Jake Elkin and Tyler Ramage all won their weight classes on Saturday at weekend tournaments.
The Trojans (6-0, 3-0) and Roughriders (6-0, 3-0) are both unbeaten, while the Eagles are 2-2 after sweeping the weekend with Saturday’s win at Mapleton.
St. Paul handles Crestview on the road, while Monroeville won at New London for its first win of the season in Firelands Conference action on Friday.
With Norwalk and St. Paul getting underway over the weekend, all of the high school boys basketball teams have started the 2019-20 season. In a small sample size, here is a look at each team so far.
The Chargers had six individual champions on Saturday, while Western Reserve’s Tyler Ramage won his weight class and earned his 100th career win.
Western Reserve routed Plymouth, and visiting Monroeville dominated at New London on Saturday in Firelands Conference girls action.
The Flyers jumped out to an 11-0 lead in the first 3:35 of Friday’s 61-42 win over Monroeville in a Firelands Conference matchup in Norwalk.
The Lady Flyers steadily outscored the Eagles across all four quarters in Thursday’s 70-33 win in Firelands Conference play in Monroeville.
Edison boys also cruised to a 27-point win over Danbury for a 2-0 start to highlight Saturday’s prep action.
Western Reserve running back Cody Benesh was one of three first team selections for the Roughriders, while eight other Firelands Conference players were Northwest District first team in Division VII.
Western Reserve’s Cody Benesh (Offensive Back of the Year) and Aiden Markley (Offensive Lineman of the Year), and St. Paul’s Lars Livengood (Defensive Back of the Year) were among the specialty winners.
The Eagles and Flyers claimed seven of the nine spots on the All-Firelands Conference volleyball first team, the league announced on Monday.
For the second straight year, the Eagles and New Bremen went the distance in a Division IV state semifinal, won by the Cardinals on Friday in five sets.