The Stow-Munroe Falls Lady Bulldogs beat Mentor at home 53-41.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Saturday, February 19, 2011
Mentor Girls Pull Away with Strong Second-Half Effort
If there was a buzzword at Mentor's 70-53 win over Chardon, an out-of-county rival, it was execution. Steve Thompson, Mentor's passionate coach, drilled it into his Cardinals' head. What does that mean? Hear senior Christy Cunningham. “Well, the coaches gives us the game plan and we need to go out and do that. We see what they show us and do it. That's making layups, front the cutters, all of that.” The Cardinals sputtered early in the first quarter and continued into the second. When Chardon's Stephanie Bartol drilled a three-point basket from 35 feet away, a one-handed throw as time expired before halftime, it seemed the Hilltoppers were in control, leading 29-26. But things changed in the second half. The Cardinals' defense excelled in …
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Senior leads way for Lake Catholic girls' basketball with 17 points and 11 rebounds
A year removed from an ACL injury that robbed her of her junior season, Lake Catholic forward Colette Hounshell says she’s feeling better than ever. The rest of the Lake girls' basketball team looks pretty solid too. The Cougars crashed the glass and dominated the paint to fend off visiting crosstown rival Mentor, 54-38, on Wednesday night. With the win, Lake improved to 9-1 at the halfway point of its regular season. The Cardinals stayed within striking distance until late in the fourth quarter, but Lake’s imposing size in the post ultimately sent Mentor (3-8) to its sixth straight loss. “I thought it was a closer game than the score indicated,” Mentor coach Steve Thompson said. “We really got beat on their offensive board. Their …