Saturday, January 19, 2013
Strongsville boys basketball team loses to Medina
The Strongsville High School boys basketball team led at the half, but fell in the end to the Medina bees at home Friday night. The Mustangs were ahead 32-29 at the halfway point, but ended the night down 62-50. Alex Barnes led Strongsville with 14 points. Turnovers -- 18 of them for Strongsville -- spelled the difference in the JV game, where a hot-shooting Medina team bested the Mustangs 51-31. The freshman Mustangs scored another win, though, beating the Bees 47-33.
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Mustangs lose to Bulldogs at home
The Garfield Heights Bulldogs put the bite on Strongsville in boys basketball action Friday night, beating the Mustangs 82-42. Sophomore Drew Robertson led the Mustangs with 8 points in the varsity game, followed by John McNelis with 7. The junior varsity team showed a lot of hustle, but the Bulldogs scored 7 points in the final 40 seconds of the first half to take a 26-19 lead at halftime. Garfield Heights went on to win 55-44. The Bulldogs also handed the freshman team a rare loss, winning 50-44. It was only the third loss of the season for the freshmen.
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Varsity, JV and freshmen all post wins in Friday night basketball action
Both Strongsville and Lakewood went into Friday night's Northeast Ohio Conference match-up at Strongsville High School trying to extend a winning streak. The Mustangs , hitting on all cylinders, got the job done, posting a 94-64 win over the Rangers and boosting their North Ohio Conference record to 2-1, 5-4 overall. Lakewood, meanwhile dropped to 0-4 in the conference and 3-6 overall. The Rangers, still trying for their first conference win, knocked off North Olmsted in a non-conference game Tuesday evening. The Rangers will be joining a smaller West Shore Conference beginning the 2012-13 campaign. The Mustangs, after losing a heartbeaker to Medina by 2 points a week ago, rebounded two days later by beating St. Ignatius 70-68 in overtime…