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Athletes of the Week
Left to right: O. Mills '21 (Boys Soccer), J. Pethel '21 (Golf), S. Bick '21 (Boys Cross Country), J. DuVal '20 (Girls Soccer), J. Clarke '20 (Field Hockey), K. Kuchar '22 (Tennis), N. Ham '22 (Volleyball)
Boys Cross Country
The Pioneers participated in the McDonough Invitational on Saturday, September 14, and placed 9th out of 16 teams.
Notes: R. Barrett (19:36.7), C. Howard (19:55.39), J. Colafella (19:57.62), K. Zhang (21:43.91), M. McCaffrey (21:58.10), A. Chen (22:16.63), A. Huang (22:27.19)
Girls Cross Country
On Saturday, September 14, WRA took part in the Galion Invitational. The Pioneers placed 10th out of 18 teams in attendance.
Notes: O. Robinson (21:54.0), K. Winson (22:59.5), J. Tian (23:04.70), P. Bodnar (23:10.8), E. Heddesheimer (23:23.5). G. Cameron (23:44.70), C. Fu (24:14.6),
The Wednesday, September 11, match at Kent Roosevelt was rained out. WRA will travel back to Kent on September 25, with a 6:00 p.m. start time.
On Friday, September 13, the Pioneers hosted Maumee Valley Country Day School in a league match up. After playing man down for the whole game, the score was tied 1-1 at the end of regulation. Maumee Valley handed WRA their first loss of the season after scoring in sudden death overtime.
Shots on goal: 8
Goals: D. Rabatin (1)
Saves: L. Maule (7)
On Saturday, September 14, WRA dominated Ottawa Hills in a 6-0 win.
Shots on goal: 37
Goals: D. Rabatin (4), C. Szilagyi (1), M. Ibanez (1)
The Pioneers traveled to league foe Hathaway Brown on Monday, September 16. WRA lost 0-4 after playing defensively for most of the game.
Saves: L. Maule (12)
On Thursday, September 12, WRA traveled to Sable Creek Golf Course for a match with Lake Center Christian.
WRA (164) vs Lake Center Christian (198)- J. Pethel (40), T. Siegenthaler (40), E. Siegenthaler (42), J. Beskid (42)
On Monday, September 16, Andrews Osborne Academy hosted the Pioneers at Lost Nation Golf Course.
WRA (162) vs Andrews Osborne (235)- J. Beskid 37, N. Beskid 40, J. Pethel 42, E. Siegenthaler 43
The Pioneers competed in a tri-match with Walsh and Shaker Heights on Tuesday, September 17. WRA beat Shaker and lost to Walsh.
WRA (173) vs Walsh (165) & Shaker (186) - J. Pethel 39, N. Beskid 42, T. Siegenthaler 45, E. Siegenthaler 47
On Thursday, September 12, the Pioneers got their second win of the season over Cornerstone Christian Academy.
Notes: 18-25 loss, 25-14 win, 25-19 win, 25-21 win
WRA traveled to Spirit Gym to take on Hearts for Jesus on Tuesday, September 17. The Pioneers lost 0-3.
Notes: 16-25 loss, 10-25 loss, 10-25 loss
The Pioneers traveled to Pennsylvania on Saturday, September 14, to take on Kiski. WRA lost their first game of the season 10-27. Ogden Andrew scored the touchdown for the Pioneers.
The Wednesday, September 11, home match with Our Lady of the Elms was rescheduled for Tuesday, September 24, at 5:00 p.m.
WRA traveled to Hiland on Saturday, September 14. After a back and forth match, the game ended in a 0-0 tie. Goalkeeper Sophia Bluso made 8 saves.
The Pioneers offense exploded in a 5-1 win vs. Warren JFK on Monday, September 16.
Shots on goal: 18
Goals: O. Hrivnak (1), J. DuVal (1), Z. Zelman (1), G. Hrivnak (1), A. Rhea (1)
Assists: M. Hovan (1), A. Sinantha (1), O. Hrivnak (1)
Saves: S. Bluso (6)
The Pioneers hosted Woodridge on Thursday, September 12. WRA controlled the match in a 4-1 win.
Shots on goal: 12
Goals: H. Ong (2), O. Mills (1), L. Rosa (1)
Assists: O. Mills (1), L. Rosa (1), C. Krueger (1)
Saves: S. Staddon (1)
On Friday, September 13, it was announced that Orion Mills '21 was named the Greater Akron Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association Division III Player of the week! In addition, WRA stayed at #5 in the Division III state rankings.
On Saturday, September 14, Hiland hosted the Pioneers. After being down 0-1 at halftime, WRA found the back of the net and the game ended in a 1-1 tie.
Shots on goal: 6
Goals: O. Mills (1)
Saves: S. Staddon (6)
The Pioneers shut out visiting Cardinal Mooney 2-0 on Tuesday, September 17.
Shots on goal: 5
Goals: O. Mills (1), J. Doh (1)
Saves: S. Staddon (4)
The Wednesday, September 11 match vs CVCA has been rescheduled for September 27.
WRA hosted Laurel on Friday, September 13, and lost 0-5.
K. Chen: 6-0 loss, 6-0 loss
H. Ma: 6-0 loss, 6-0 loss
P. Garcha: 6-2 loss, 6-3 loss
R. Ge & L. Landry: 6-1 loss, 6-2 loss
C. Dodson & A. Nguyen: 6-0 loss, 6-0 loss
The Pioneers won against Chagrin Falls 4-1 on Tuesday, September 17.
K. Chen: 6-2 win, 6-4 win
H. Ma: 6-3 win, 7-5 win
C. Dodson: 6-3 loss, 6-2 loss
P. Garcha & A. Ngyuen: 6-4 win, 6-3 loss, 6-4 win
R. Ge & L. Landry: 6-0 win, 6-4 win