Beachwood senior Kennedy Mulholland had a big week last as she won three matches at first doubles, including a big one to help the Bison defeat Hawken in the OTCA state team tournament. Kennedy was named Plain Dealer Player of the Week.
Beachwood senior Darrell Sullins, a Mount Union football recruit, won two individual events at the 2013 Chagrin Valley Conference Metro Division meet. He ran a 15.10 to win the 110-meter hurdles and a 40.22 to win the 300-meter hurdles.
Beachwood senior Alex DeVaughn, an Ursuline College recruit, anchored two relay teams that set new Chagrin Valley Conference Metro Division meet records. DeVaughn ran the final leg in both the 4x200-meter relay and the 4x400-meter relay.
Beachwood’s singles players—Karan Gill, Alex Machtay and Brett Dubin—all were undefeated on Day 1 of the Division II sectional tennis tournament at Brush and advanced to Friday’s quarterfinals. The Bison doubles teams both won their first match then dropped out of the tournament with losses in the second round.
Freshman Charles Colson has had a big season for the Beachwood baseball team, but last week he was at his best when it mattered most. Colson pitched a complete game and added two hits in a 4-2 win over state-ranked Independence to keep the Bison in contention for a second straight conference title.
It took a couple days, but Beachwood finally claimed its share of the CVC Metro Division championship. The Bison knocked off Independence on Tuesday but had to beat Richmond Heights on Thursday to split the title with the Blue Devils.
After losing first and second singles to Hawken, Beachwood’s boys’ tennis team was on the brink of elimination from the OTCA state tennis tournament. The Bison rallied for wins in third singles and swept the doubles matches to defeat the Hawks, 3-2.
Following their impressive performance in winning the Chagrin Valley Conference tennis tournament and a share of the league crown, Beachwood’s boy’s tennis team earned Bison Athlete of the Week honors.
Freshman Charles Colson pitched a complete game and added a pair of hits to lead Beachwood to a 6-3 win over No. 2 Independence on Tuesday. With the win, the Bison remain in the hunt for a share of Chagrin Valley Conference Metro Division title.
Beachwood’s girls’ lacrosse team played one of its best games of the season but came up short in an 8-7 loss to visiting Orange. Daniella Israelstam and Eliana Mitchell led the Bison with two goals each.
Beachwood’s tennis team approached the Chagrin Valley Conference tournament on a mission to win a share of the league title. The Bison won two out of five flights and placed second in two others to achieve that goal.
Independence jumped out to a big first inning lead then came from behind to defeat host Beachwood, 16-9. The victory clinched at least a share of the Chagrin Valley Conference Metro Division title for the Blue Devils, who host the Bison on Tuesday.
Beachwood and Independence open a two-game series on Monday at Beachwood with the Chagrin Valley Conference Metro Division title on the line. Both the Bison and Blue Devils enter the series with 8-0 league records.
Beachwood’s girls 4x100-meter relay team set a new meet record at the Lakeview Invitational on Saturday. The Bison had several other first place finishes in the meet as the Bison girls finished third overall.
Former Beachwood football and baseball coach Steve Baraona will be honored during Saturday’s baseball doubleheader against John Marshall. Baraona will be inducted into the Northeast Ohio Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame next month.
Beachwood senior left-handed pitcher Todd Goldberg is 5-0 on the mound with a 1.53 ERA and 53 strike outs in 31 innings pitched. Goldberg is a big reason Beachwood is in the hunt for a second straight CVC Metro championship with an 8-0 conference record.
Beachwood’s tennis team defeated Kenston, 3-2, on Tuesday to end CVC play with a 3-1 record. It also marks the first time the Bison have defeated both the Bombers and Orange in the same season for quite some time.
Beachwood junior Brett Dubin is in his first year playing organized tennis but already he's enjoyed a wealth of success. Dubin is 6-1 in singles play and has been a major contributor in the Bison's early succes.
The Chagrin Valley Conference Track & Field Meet isn’t for a couple more weeks but the competition on the track is heating up. Here’s a look at the top performers through the first month of the season.
Beachwood wrestling state champion Ryan Harris recently was honored by both the Ohio House of Representatives and Senate. Harris also qualified to represent the US in this summer’s Maccabiah Games in Israel.