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Clay returned from the Rogers Division I sectional wrestling meet with a team championship, exactly one week after the Eagle grapplers won the schools’ first City League title.

Clay junior Nick Garcia (38-8) reached the 103 final against Collin Jester (Mansfield Madison) by defeating Brandon Morelock (Bowling Green) 15-12.

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Eastwood boys’ basketball captains Jason Faykosh, Mark Schult and Clay Rolf took special satisfaction in beating Genoa a second time this season, 55-51, on Feb. 16.

The win not only clinched the Suburban Lakes League title for the Eagles, it also allowed them to break out the scissors with their teammates after the game.

"Winning the league is something we've always wanted since we were little," said Faykosh, a senior point guard. "Something every kid wants to do is cut down the nets."

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I have long maintained public school athletic programs are often held hostage to the talent the school bus brings to the schoolhouse door. I need to amend that to include “what the moving van brings as well.”
 
When girl’s coach Denny Meyer and wife moved into the Lake district with their basketball brood, the stage was set for a resurgence in success on Lemoyne. It came beyond almost everyone’s expectations.
 
The Lady Flyers are now 20-0 after soundly defeating Elmwood in a make-up game. First league championship for the distaff side since a 1979 NLL crown. First ever in the SLL. And the tourney trail begins next week, all roads leading to Columbus. Oh, by the way, the Lake jayvee squad also won the SLL.

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