Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Seventh-grade boys went undefeated in regular season
The seventh grade boys basketball team at Center Middle School went 14-0 in the regular season, breaking the school record for winning percentage. The boys also set a school record for most points scored in a game. The team is coached by Mike Boyle. "I have to say that Coach Boyle did an outstanding job with these kids, and he is one of those coaches that parents hope their children will be coached by!" one parent said in an email to Strongsville Patch. "He motivated these boys, instilled in them them the need to be respectful, responsible and driven both on the court and in life -- he even had them dress up in dress shirt and tie on game day, to remind them that it was a privilege and an honor to have been selected to be on this team …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Mustangs varsity, JV win at home Tuesday night
The Strongsville High School boys varsity basketball team won a nail-biter over Avon Lake at home Tuesday night with a 3-point shot that broke a tie with 12 seconds left. The Mustangs beat the Shoremen 55-52. Tom Krokey led the Mustangs with 14 points. Strongsville led 34-23 at the half and took a 14-point lead at one point, but Avon Lake tied the score at 50 with 1:20 left in the game. With the score tied again at 52, the Mustangs hit a 3-point shot with 12 seconds left. The Strongsville JV team also scored a last-minute victory with a basket at the buzzer that put them 38-37 over Avon Lake. The freshman Mustangs also won Tuesday night agains Holy Name High School, 49-44.
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, December 29, 2012
Mustangs will play again today
The Strongsville boys basketball team led by 7 in the second quarter, but ended up losing to the Chanel Firebirds 71-46 in the first day of a holiday tournament at Strongsville High School. Strongsville is hosting the two-day tourney with Berea, Shaw and St. Peter Chanel. Shaw beat Berea in the first varsity game Friday evening and will play Chanel on Saturday for the championship. The Mustangs will play Berea in a consolation game at 6 p.m. In junior varsity action, the Mustangs beat Chanel 66-41. On Saturday, they will take on Shaw, which bested Berea 46-39. Strongsville's freshman team also won on Friday and will play Berea for the championship at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Boys fall to Cardinals 106-56
The Strongsville High School boys basketball team fell to Mentor 106-56 Friday night at home. The Mustangs, coming off a win against Stow, are now 1-4 on the season. The junior varsity Mustangs also lost 56-46 Friday night, while the Strongsville freshman team beat the Cardinals 60-56 to take their record to 4-1.
Friday, February 24, 2012
Mustangs end regular season on a high note
The Strongsville Mustangs ended their regular basketball season with a win at home over the Medina Bees, 60-57. The Mustangs led at the half after hitting six 3-pointers in the first quarter, and started the fourth quarter up 43-35. Earlier this season, Strongsville lost to the Bees by 19 points. The varsity boys were 4-16 on the season.