Beachwood’s cross country teams turned in one of their best performances of the season at the Cardinal Husky Invitational on Saturday. Jack Spero led the Bison with a third place finish in the boys’ race. Leah Roter was ninth in the girls’ race.
Beachwood’s soccer team rebounded from Thursday’s rivalry game loss at Orange with a 6-2 win over Cuyahoga Heights on Saturday. Shai Yulish led the Bison with three goals and Asaf Roth scored two. Junyoung Lee closed out the scoring for the Bison.
Independence got off to a fast start to win the first two games of Thursday’s conference match against Beachwood. The Blue Devils then fought off game point several times in the third set to sweep the visiting Bison.
Shai Yulish scored three goals and added an assist to lead Beachwood to a 6-0 win over visiting Cardinal on Tuesday. Yulish now has 14 goals on the season. Asaf Roth, Max Babbush and Bogatur Askaryan also scored for the Bison.
It has happened so many times this season that a slow start has little effect on the outcome of Beachwood’s volleyball games. The Bison overcame a first set loss to defeat Cornerstone Christian on Monday, 3-1.
Beachwood’s girls’ soccer program is a work in progress and on Thursday the Bison showed just how far they have come. Down 3-1 to Cuyahoga Heights, the Bison scored three unanswered goals to win the game, 4-3.
A lightning storm forced Beachwood and Orange to conclude the final six and a half minutes of their Friday night game on Saturday. The Lions drove 86 yards in just over two minutes to pull out a 32-31 win over the Bison.
Senior Valisha Watkins is a big reason Beachwood’s volleyball team has started out the 2014 season with a 3-1 record. Watkins has performed well on both offense and defense and her performance last week resulted in Bison Athlete of the Week honors.
Beachwood’s volleyball team continues to gain momentum under first year coach Sarah Schoenhagen and her staff. The Bison swept Shaker Heights, 3-0, on Wednesday to record back-to-back wins for the first time since the start of the 2013 season.
Sophomores Asaf Roth and Shai Yulish both scored a pair of goals to lead Beachwood to a 4-0 win over visiting Independence on Tuesday. Joe Bernstein recorded six saves for Independence, including two penalty kicks.