Saturday, October 6, 2012
Mitch Trubisky threw six touchdown passes in bad weather to defeat the Solon Comets.
Mentor quarterback Mitch Trubisky threw six touchdown passes as the Cardinals defeated Solon 56-28. Mentor is now 6-1 and Solon falls to 4-3. Trubisky's final numbers were stellar: He completed more than 75 percent of his passes for more than 300 yards, with the six touchdowns and one interception. He also rushed for more than 100 yards. Nick Delisa ran for one touchdown and caught two more. Brandon Fritts scored three touchdowns each. Conner Krizancic also snagged a touchdown catch. The Comets had two special teams mistakes early and gave up 21 first quarter points to Mentor. The Cardinals had 42 points at halftime. Solon put some offense together in the second half but the late scoring wasn't enough to overcome Mentor's cushion. …
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Win sets up rematch with St. Ignatius in Regional Final
The rematch is over. St. Ignatius is up ahead. And Mentor can put Saturday’s near disaster against Solon behind them. The top-seeded Cardinals almost squandered a four-touchdown lead but held on late to knock off the fifth-seeded Comets, 42-40, in a wild Division I, Region 1 semifinal matchup at Byers Field in Parma. Mentor improved to 11-1 on the season and will play another regular season foe in second-seeded St. Ignatius next Saturday in the regional final. The game’s site will be announced Sunday. The Cardinals defeated the Wildcats at home, 38-24, on Sept. 9. Solon’s season ends at 10-2. Despite committing five interceptions and losing two fumbles, the Cardinals defense held the Comets late to seal the win. Mentor kicker Tomislav …
Saturday, November 12, 2011
The Mentor Cardinals advance to play St. Ignatius in the regional final. Solon ends its season at 10-2.
The Mentor Cardinals are still alive in the state playoffs, surviving a barrage of turnovers and a second half surge from the Solon Comets to win 42-40. Congratulations to all the players on both teams for great seasons and a hardfought game. Best of luck to Mentor against St. Ignatius next week. And best wishes to the Solon seniors, who played their final high school game. Patch will have complete coverage of tonight's big game. Come back later for our complete game recap.
It's all on the line tonight as the Solon Comets take on the Mentor Cardinals at 7 p.m. at Byers Field in Parma.
Solon Comets against the Mentor Cardinals, Part Two. Last time, it didn't end up in the Comets favor after Mentor won handily. Will this time be different? Well, maybe. Solon beat Twinsburg and Mentor lost to Twinsburg. Does that mean anything? The winner of the game advances to the Region 1 final and will face the winner of the St. Edwards-St. Ignatius game next Saturday. Here's what you need to know before kickoff tonight. Remember, Patch is your go-to source for football news. Here's six things you need to know about tonight's postseason matchup. 1. Game Time: 7 p.m. tonight at Byers Field in Parma. It's located at 7600 Day Drive in Parma, near Parmatown Mall. 2. Matchup History: Solon suffered its only loss of the season against Mentor…
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Mentor Patch offers a brief public service announcement on sportsmanship in anticipation of the Mentor and Solon High School playing each other this Saturday
Mentor and Solon High School football teams will have their rematch this Saturday. So who you got, Cardinals or Comets? Tell us why in the comments. Oh, and enjoy this public service announcement from Mentor Patch to Solon Patch.
Sunday, October 9, 2011
Tweeters provided an ongoing commentary during the blockbuster game
They billed it as the Game of the Year. Two unbeaten titans clashing on the football field. Little did the denizens of Solon know that every time Mentor visits it's the game of the year. Solon never lead, Mentor's big players made big plays and the Cardinals ended up winning 44-20. But you already knew that. What you came here is to see what commentary people tweeted before, during and after the game.
Friday, October 7, 2011
Here's some other media stories about Thursday night's big game
If you're a Mentor Cardinals fan, you're thrilled about the outcome and the possibilities for your team. If you root for the Solon Comets, this is a big loss, one of those that hurts. But last night's game, won by Mentor 44-20, was one of the most highly anticipated of the year, and tons of media were on hand to cover it. Here's a roundup of some of their coverage. Mentor folks, dig in. Solonites: We don't blame you if you look away. News Herald: High school football: Cardinals crunch Comets Plain Dealer: Tom Strobel, Cardinals defense hold off Solon offense in Mentor's victory Plain Dealer: Mentor builds quick lead, keeps pedal to metal in 44-20 win at Solon Examiner: Trubisky runs, passes Mentor over mistake prone Solon 44-20
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Mentor Quarterback Mitch Trubisky runs for three touchdowns and throws another as the Cardinals overwhelmed the Comets at Stewart Field.
Mentor Quarterback Mitch Trubisky has led the Cardinals to victory this season behind the strength of his arm. On Thursday night, against the tough Solon Comets, Trubisky led with his feet. The star quarterback rushed for three touchdowns and threw one more to receiver Brandon Fritts to propel the Cardinals over the Solon Comets 44-20. Mentor is now 7-0. The Comets fall to 6-1. The loss snapped Solon's 26-game regular season winning streak. The Comets got off to a shaky start with two fumbles in the first half, giving Mentor great field position both times. The Cardinals frankly didn't need it: Trubisky led them up and down the field at will. They put 27 points on the scoreboard in the first half. But Solon clawed back from the turnovers …