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Published: February 2, 2014 12:00 AM
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Middle school

wrestlers fare well

Hudson Middle School wrestler Dietrich Boysel recently concluded his two-year middle school wrestling career with a record of 63-0.

He also was the Most Valuable Wrestler at the Hudson Middle School Duals Tournament, which concluded Jan. 25.

Also placing first for Hudson were Aidan Foultz, Mason Coleman, Dawson Wervy, Michael Caniglia and Cam Walters.

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Hockey team earns

draw with Sewickley

The Western Reserve Academy ice hockey team earned a 6-6 draw with Sewickley Academy (Pa.) Jan. 27 at the Robert Morris University Island Sports Center in Pittsburgh.

The Pioneers (16-6-1) had a three-goal lead in the second and allowed the tying goal with 17 seconds left. Sewickley, which pulled its goalie, had a six-on-three advantage when it scored the tying goal.

Sam LaFontaine and Alec Rhodes each scored twice for Reserve and Otto Bohan and Robbie Markwell each scored once. WRA goaltender Christian Ciraco made 41 saves.

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The Pioneers posted a 9-2 win over Shady Side Academy (Pa.) Jan. 26 at Ice Zone in Youngstown.

Markwell had three goals and Austin Rand scored twice for Reserve. Bohan, Daniel Hill, Rhodes and LaFontaine each scored once for WRA, which converted 4 of 5 power-play opportunities. Ciraco finished with 18 saves.

The Pioneers also earned a 6-4 victory over Shady Side Jan. 25 at Kent State University Ice Arena.

Markwell scored three goals in the first period and four for the game. Eric Buehler also scored twice. Ciraco allowed just two goals and finished with 36 saves.

Reserve lost a 4-3 decision to Avon Jan. 24 at Kent State.

LaFontaine, Bohan and Markwell each scored for WRA. Avon scored the game-winning goal with two minutes left. Ciraco made 33 saves.

The Pioneers were scheduled to visit North Canton Hoover Jan. 31 at Center Ice in Canton before returning to Kent State to play Grafton Midview Feb. 1. Results of both matches were not available at press time.

Reserve is set to play Kiski Feb. 15 at Center Ice Arena in Delmont, Pa. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Girls can try out

for lacrosse

Great Lakes Lacrosse is a summer and fall club team for girls in grades seven through 12.

The first tryout is set to take place Feb. 9 at the Hudson High School gymnasium from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Girls who are currently in grades six through 11 are welcome to try out. Players are encouraged to bring tennis shoes, water bottle, stick, goggles and mouth guard.

Great Lakes Lacrosse serves a wide range of skill levels, from beginners to advanced players pursuing a college lacrosse career of all levels (from NCAA Division I to NCAA Division III).

Great Lakes was founded in 2013 by Blue Streak Camps, Inc., an organization that has provided sports camps and clinics for the greater Cleveland community for more than 30 years.

Among the sporting events Blue Streak has offered over the years include camps/clinics for professional sports organizations such as the Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Cavaliers as well as all-sport camps in Hudson, Aurora and Pepper Pike.

The director/head coach is Emily Fisher, who enters her third year as the head women's lacrosse coach at the University of Mount Union in Alliance. In Mount Union's inaugural season, Fisher lead the team to a record of 13-1 and Mount Union was ranked No. 1 in four major NCAA statistical categories.

Fisher also coached at Hudson High School, working as an assistant in 2009 and 2010 and then taking over as head coach in the 2011 season.

In 2011, Hudson was ranked No. 1 in Ohio during a season in which it went 14-3-1 and made it to the Ohio Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association state semifinals. She has coached several high school All-American players and current Division I athletes.

Fisher played lacrosse for the College of Wooster and led the team to a 2007 North Coast Athletic Conference tournament championship and to the NCAA Tournament.

Since 2011, Fisher has coached at The Ohio State University Camps/Clinics including their Top 100 Camp and Overnight Summer Instructional Camps. She has been involved in working and directing sports camps for more than 10 years.

For details, visit www.greatlakeslacrosseclub.com.

Run/walk scheduled

The Kelly's Grief Center fourth annual 5K run/1-mile walk is scheduled for May 4 at Roses Run Country Club, which is loacted at 2636 N. River Road in Stow).

For details, visit www.kellysgriefcenter.org.

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