Spotlight Sports Round-Up October 2006
Originally Published In: THE SPOTLIGHT Volume 83, Issue 1 (October 2006)
By Jared Heller
The Lady Leopards girls soccer team is off to a 6-4 start this season. The offense has been led by senior Kelsie Harmon, while defensively the Leps have shutout Massillon, Minerva, and GlenOak. The Lady Leps are 1-1 in the NBC, and will try to take the conference title in the remaining games.
The boys soccer team won their first seven games and have started the season 10-2-1. The Leps have outscored their opponents 51-16! Aaron Wiseman has led the team with 22 goals and 7 assists. Wiseman had 8 goals in a span of two games against Canton South and Lake Christian. Andrew Adams has also scored 8 goals this year. Although they have a great record, the Leps are only 3-2 in the NBC. Louisville will try to take over the NBC in the remaining games and are poised to have a super season.
The Leopards golf team finished the regular season with a 10-7 record. They also finished 9-5 in league play and sixth in the NBC tournament on September 21.
The Lady Leps are off to a 4-9 start this season. They have a 2-3 record i nthe NBC and have swept Alliance 5-0 twice. They’ve fought hard in every match, but have been defeated by several Federal League teams this season. The Lady Leps look to finish the season strong.
The Cross Country teams have been led Kyle Kling and Sam Norman. The boys teams placed first in the NBC Meet at Marlington helped by Kyle Kling coming in first place, Adam Mickley coming in third, and Jarod Williams coming in eight overall individually. The Lady Leps finished fifth in the NBC Meet with Sam Norman coming in first and Megan Case coming in eighth overall. The boys and girls teams finished fourth at the North Canton Hoover Invitational with Kling placing fourth and Mickley coming in seventh for the boys. Norman blew away the competition coming in first for the girls team at North Canton. Norman placed third in the Tiffin Invitational and Kling came in twelfth. Norman came in third again for the girls at the Boardman Invitational with Kling leading the boys and placing fifth.