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Improve performance with contrast sets

One of the goals of athletic performance training should be to increase athletes’ work capacity while improving (reducing) their recovery time. Contrast training is a highly effective method for improving many physical attributes involved in athletic performance, including strength, power, speed (acceleration) and agility — if implemented properly. 

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Mentor rolls over Chardon in DI sectional semifinal

Mentor took care of business in an 84-46 win over Chardon in a Division I sectional semifinal on March 4. The Cardinals knocked down 11 3-pointers and 13 players scored, led by junior Micah Potter with 15 points. Joey Zaugg and Max Barich each scored nine points for Mentor, which will host Cleveland John Adams in a sectional title game on Sunday, March 8.

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Blunt, Demarco, Rega named Ward’s Lawn Care Players of the Week

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Aurora freshman Gavin Blunt, Hawken senior Louis DeMarco and Independence junior Ashley Rega were named Ward’s Lawn Care & Landscape Co., Players of the Week for the week ending March 1. Blunt averaged 23 points in two basketball games while DeMarco won a fourth straight sectional title and Rega became her school’s first state qualifier.

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Mentor freshman shines with eight 3's in rout over Collinwood

The last boys basketball regular season game for the Mentor Class of 2015 began with the seniors on the floor. It ended with a lopsided win over Collinwood and a shining performance by a freshman. Cardinals freshman Caden Kryz knocked down eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points to lead Mentor to a 104-64 rout over the visiting Railroaders on March 2. 

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Bonus points add up as Kirtland wins sectional title

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Kirtland wrestlers went 7-2 with five pins and a major decision in the championship round of the Division III sectional wrestling tournament at Beachwood on Saturday. The Hornets, who claimed three individual titles and had five others qualify for next week’s district tournament, beat out Pymatuning Valley and Cardinal for the team title.

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Spino, Senick, Deely win sectional championships for Independence

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Independence wrestlers Jacob Spino, A.J. Senick and Paul Deely all won sectional championships on Saturday and five other Blue Devils punched their tickets to districts. Nick Mroczynski placed second, Drew Benos and Tanner Hadick both were third and Matt Mroczynski and Kevin Clymer both were fourth. Luke Swaugler finished fifth and will be a district alternate.

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Independence beats Trinity to win sectional title

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Halle Dorko scored 17 points to lead Independence to a 41-35 win over Trinity in Saturday’s Division III sectional championship game. The Blue Devils, who have won six straight games, advanced to play No. 1 seed Gilmour Academy in a district semifinal on Tuesday at North Ridgeville.

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Mentor back to winning ways with road win at Medina

Mentor has had the kind of roller-coaster season that sometimes the makes the regular season a grind. On Feb. 27, the Cardinals made the basketball court an enjoyable place to be again, and they did it largely with their youth movement. Mentor – which started three juniors and two freshmen – got back to playing its style of basketball and got major contributions from several players in an 81-69 road win at Medina. 

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VASJ girls win sectional championship over Fairport

The winning streak for the Villa Angela-St. Joseph girls basketball team has reached 13. VASJ routed Fairport, 59-36, in a D-IV sectional final at Viking Village on Feb. 28. Twelve players scored for the Vikings, who have won 13 straight games since a loss on Jan. 10 to St. Thomas Aquinas.

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