This Week’s Outstanding Athletes

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Independence Patriots


Emily Shaver: The junior is currently hitting .500 with 8 hits, 10 runs, 2 RBI’s with 5 extra base hits which includes 4 doubles and 1 triple.

Anna Easter: The junior infielder in 8 games for the Patriots has 10 hits, which includes 3 doubles, 5 runs scored, and 3 RBI’s with a batting average of .455.

Kingsley Reardon: The sophomore is batting .450 with 9 hits, 8 runs, 3 RBI’s which includes 3 doubles for the Lady Patriots.

Men’s Lacrosse: 

Dylan Barnett: The senior midfielder has 17 goals, with 6 assists for 23 points on the season.  He also averages 3.3 points per game, has 40 shots on goal and .425 shooting percentage.

Matthew Kuilikowski: The junior scored 10 goals on 23 shots, has 8 assists with a total of 18 points for the Patriots.  He is averaging 2.6 points per game, with a .435 shooting percentage.

Queens Grant Stallions: 

Girl’s Soccer:  

Hayden Pacheco: Through 5 games the junior has scored 4 goals, has 1 assist, for a total of 9 points.  She is averaging 1.8 points per game for the Lady Stallions.


John Orlowski:  The senior power hitter went 2-2 with 1 RBI including 11 putouts and 1 assist behind the dish in the win against Davidson.

Bryce Gorospe:  The junior hurler pitched 7 innings scattering 3 hits, allowing 1 earned run, 2 walks, 10 strikeouts in the 4-1 victory over Davidson.  He also added a double and had a OBA .130 and OBP .200 while facing 25 batters.

Rocky River Ravens:

Rocky River Track Meet 1 

James Maye: The football star with excellent speed won the Men’s Varsity 100 Meter event with a 10.60 time.

Christopher Alexander: Finished in first place in the Long-Jump with a 23-01.00 foot leap to win the event.  He also won the Triple Jump with a 48.01.00 foot jump.

Mariah Atwater: In the Women’s 100 Meters she won the event with an 11.70 sprint to lead the field.

Amayah Schofield: This Lady Raven finished first in the Women’s 800 Meters with a time of 2:51.20.

Mariah Atwater, Ty-Lisha Kimble, Imani Ruff and Lauren Powell: This team won the Women’s 4 X 100 Relay with a time of 48.50 to finish on top of the field.  Meanwhile, the team of Atwater, Kimble, Powell and Jirah Sidberry finished first in the 4 X 200 Relay with a time of 1:45.00.  Sidberry was the winner in the Long-Jump event with a 17-06.00 foot leap.  Powell also won the 100 Meter Hurdles with a 16.30 time to lead the field.

Arden Kelly: This Lady Raven had the longest Triple Jump of the day with a 34.11.00 leap to finish in first place.


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