Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Girls make up one of the smartest basketball teams in Ohio.
The Avon High School girls basketball teams was named one of the top five smartest varsity girls basketball teams in the state of Ohio. The team was recognized on May 10. The team maintains a collective GPA of more than 3.8. For their efforts, the team was recognized by the Ohio National Guard who presented an award to the Eagles. The girls went 14-10 overall this past season (9-4) conference with a state ranking of 352. In February, the varsity Lady Eagles beat the Avon Lake Lady Shoregals in basketball on Feb. 23, overcoming a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to sneak by the Shoregals in non-league play. The team advanced to the district semifinals and where there season ended after a loss Magnificat High School on Feb. 27.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
A penny for good luck? For Allie Heschel it was.
Avon Lake sixth-grade basketball player Allie Heschel saw a penny on the floor when she walked into the gym at Avon Lake High School. “It was heads up so I put it in my shoe for good luck,” she said. Allie plays for Avon Lake Maroon, a sixth-grade travel basketball team competing in Avon Lake’s War on the Shore (WOTS)Tournament. The War on the Shore is the Avon Lake Travel Basketball Association’s end of season tournament, held at Avon Lake High School. The seventh-annual WOTS hosted 47 girls and boys teams from across northeast Ohio this past weekend. Teams came from as far away as Mentor, Solon, Stow and Vermilion to compete in fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade divisions. Allie’s Avon Lake team beat Olmsted Falls 27-to-26 to win the sixth-…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Team will play Elyria Catholic Feb. 27
The varsity Lady Eagles (14-8) beat the Avon Lake Lady Shoregals (3-17) in basketball 45-41 on Feb. 23, overcoming a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to sneak by the Shoregals in non-league play. Avon High School will advance to the district semifinals and play Elyria Catholic this Wednesday, Feb. 27 to play Magnificat High School in the district semifinals at 7:30 p.m.. The Eagles were led by sophomore Sierra Davidson, who scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and freshman Allie Bjorn who grabbed 12 rebounds and contributed 5 points. Sophomore Regan contributed 6 points, four of which came in the fourth-quarter quarter comeback. She also added two steals. Junior Payton Mitchell grabbed three steals for the team and …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
The Eagles flew past the Midview Middies for a final score of 67-32.
The Avon High Lady Eagles started strong and stayed that way in the Feb. 13 girls basketball game against the Midview Lady Middies. According to cleveland.com, Avon scored 20 points in the first quarter and 17 points in the second, compared to Midview's 6 and 9 points, respectively. The Eagles continued their hard play after halftime, making the final score 67-32. The Lady Eagles begin their tournament run at 1 p.m. on Feb. 23rd against Avon Lake at Elyria Catholic.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
It was a close contest from the opening tip, but in the end, the Lady Shoreman lost by two points, 51-49.
The Avon Lake High Lady Shoremen had a commanding start in the Feb. 14 basketball game against the North Olmsted Lady Eagles. But after halftime, the scores started to reverse. According to cleveland.com, Avon Lake scored 15 points in both the first and second quarters, compared to North Olmsted's 6 and 16 points, respectively. However, after halftime, North Olmsted finished strong scoring 16 and 13 points in the third and fourth quarter, making the final score 51-49. The Lady Shoremen begin their tournament run at 1 p.m. on Feb. 23rd against Avon at Elyria Catholic.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Eagles' Natalie Wilden makes second team All-Lorain County
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Eagles win, 62-22, to improve to 13-7
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Short-handed Avon missing four starters in regular-season finale.
After Wednesday’s disappointing 46-30 loss to Bay, to say that the Avon High School girls’ basketball team didn’t look like the same team that pounded Bay into submission by a score of 61-37 less than a month ago would be a huge understatement. The Eagles were missing four starters Wednesday and, against a tough Bay team, it showed. “Any time you’re missing four starters, it’s definitely going to be a challenge. It’s a situation where you hope somebody steps up,” said Avon coach Meghan Banks after the difficult loss. Missing from the game were senior Brianne Kistler and juniors Cora Cachat and Emily Julius. Junior Natalie Wilden was not in her usual starting spot, but did come off the bench to key an 8-0 run in the second quarter that …
Sunday, February 13, 2011
Sophomores Smith and Neumann each score 8 points in victory.
The Avon High School girls basketball team beat Firelands, 37-22, at home on Senior Day Saturday afternoon. Sophomores Brianna Smith and Kaitlin Neumann each scored 8 points to lead the Eagles (14-5, 11-2 in the West Shore Conference). Fireland's (8-10, 5-7 WSC) Megan Kudela led her team and all scorers with 12 points. Avon's defense held the Falcons to seven points or less in each quarter. The Eagles' next play at Bay on Wednesday, Feb. 16, in their conferece finale.