May 3, 2016

Elyria
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Girls basketball: North Olmsted hits the boards, beats Lorain

LORAIN — North Olmsted went to work on the backboards in the second half, fended off two Lorain rallies and went home with a 34-24 non-conference win over Lorain on Monday night. The Eagles (3-1) got nine points each from the Kemp girls, senior Stephanie and junior Juliana, seven by Stephanie in the fourth quarter. Read More…

Girls basketball: Elyria Catholic relies on stingy defense to defend Lorain County Holiday Classic championship

ELYRIA — For the second year in a row, Elyria Catholic defeated Keystone to win the annual girls Lorain County Holiday Classic. Nine Panthers scored in rolling to a 56-27 victory on their home court Saturday. They also placed three players on the all-tournament team, including junior Nora Hopkins, who was named most valuable player. Read More…

Girls basketball: Keystone opens with Classic win

ELYRIA — Keystone dominated Lorain 55-46 on Friday night to open the annual girls Lorain County Holiday Classic in Elyria Catholic’s Coliseum. The Wildcats got 31 points from Mckenah Peters, who said she really doesn’t care how many points she scores as long as they contribute to a Keystone victory. Her teammate Sammie Stefan added Read More…

High school soccer: Columbia ousts defending state champs in shootout to make first regional final appearance

BRUNSWICK — After two sudden-death overtime periods, Columbia’s David Wos fired a rocket into the Mansfield Christian net Wednesday night, to the great relief of Raiders fans. It was the fifth shootout goal without a miss for the Raiders and it sealed their 2-1 victory over the undefeated Flames. Mansfield Christian was the defending state Read More…

Girls soccer: Alise Emser comes through with goal in second sudden-death overtime to lead Westlake past Amherst

WESTLAKE — Alise Emser didn’t know how many goals she’s scored this season, but said it was either three or four. On the other hand, why would Emser, a Westlake midfielder, remember something so mundane as a scoring statistic? She had just scored the biggest goal of all Tuesday night, sending her Westlake Demons into Read More…

Division I sectional girls soccer: North Ridgeville feeling a sense of deja vu after beating Elyria, drawing Magnificat next

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Is there an echo in here? There must be. The North Ridgeville girls postseason tournament path has a familiar ring to it. The Rangers blanked Elyria 2-0 on Monday in a Rocky River Division I sectional-district tournament opener at Rangers Stadium. Their reward is a sectional final date with top-seeded Magnificat at Read More…

Girls soccer: North Ridgeville edges Wellington

WELLINGTON — Rachel Blumfeldt’s ninth goal of the season was the winner for North Ridgeville on Monday afternoon in non-conference soccer. Blumfeldt said it was a nifty through-ball from teammate Catrina Engle that put her in a position to score. The goal held up for a 1-0 victory over Wellington on the Dukes’ Senior Day. Read More…

Girls soccer: Avon Lake blanks Midview, clinches SWC title

EATON TWP. — In less than seven minutes, Avon Lake midfielder Brianna Carlin tripled her season’s goal output Wednesday night. It couldn’t have come at a better time. Her two first-half scores ignited the Shoregals’ 3-0 win over Midview, which wrapped up the Southwestern Conference championship. Avon Lake (12-1-2, 7-0-1) leads the Middies (9-2-1, 5-2-1) Read More…

Boys soccer: Wellington spreads the wealth in win over Lake Ridge

WELLINGTON — Pull out a Wellington yearbook if you’re curious about who scored goals in the Dukes’ non-conference rout of Lake Ridge on Monday. Just look up soccer players and you’ll pretty much have photos of the goal-scorers at your fingertips: six different guys scored in a 6-1 victory. There’s just one senior on the Read More…

Boys soccer: Justin Clark’s three goals get Columbia rolling en route to 5-1 win over Oberlin in big PAC matchup

COLUMBIA TWP. — Justin Clark, a Columbia defender, scored as many goals Saturday night as he did all of last year. That would be three, and they came at a good time for the Raiders. Clark’s work provided the juice in a 5-1 Patriot Athletic Conference win over Oberlin, which in recent seasons has become Read More…