Thursday, November 1, 2012
The Lady Comets soccer team continues its postseason run at 6 p.m. tonight when the team plays Massillon Jackson in Twinsburg.
The Solon High School Lady Comets soccer team hopes to continue its magical playoff run with a victory tonight against Massillon Jackson in the regional semi-final game. The Comets are fresh off their first District Title in team history after defeating Hudson 1-0. The game is set to begin at 6 p.m. tonight at Twinsburg High School. There are no pre-sale tickets, but they can be purchased at the gate for $6. If the Comets win, they will play the winner of the Strongsville-Mentor contest in the Regional Championship game on Saturday.
Friday, October 26, 2012
The Lady Comets will take on Hudson at 3 p.m. Saturday at Stewart Field for the district championship.
Friday, October 26, 2012
Editor's Note: Credit for this post and picture is to the Solon Athletic Dept. Defeating Kent Roosevelt 4 to 1 on Tuesday evening, the Lady Comets now advance to District Finals on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Stewart Field. The Lady Comets need your support as they take on Hudson for the District Championship and earn the opportunity to advance to Regional play. At the halfway point, Solon led 1 – 0 on a penalty kick scored by Maria Collica. Collica scored a second time in the second half following goals by Natalie Ockunzzi and Emily Russell. Kristen Confroy made great saves keeping Kent Roosevelt off the scoreboard until they were awarded a direct kick on a Solon foul late in the second half. The Kent Roosevelt player capitalized on the …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Both the Solon girls and boys soccer teams are getting ready for their postseason tournaments, which begin this week with home games at Stewart Field.
After great regular seasons, the Solon girls and boys soccer teams are preparing for the playoffs. The girls soccer team had a bye in the first round of the tournament, and will play Cuyahoga Falls on Oct. 18 at Stewart Field in Solon. Cuyahoga Falls defeated Warren G. Harding on Oct. 15 to advance to play the Comets. Check out the OHSAA website to see the girls regional bracket. The boys soccer team also has a bye in the first round, and will play the winner of the match between Kent Roosevelt and Macedonia Nordonia. That game will be played on Oct. 20 at Stewart Field in Solon. Check out the OHSAA website to see the girls regional bracket.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Both teams flexed their muscles in their even match up with shots on goal, and back and forth attacking offensive attempts.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Editor's Note: Thanks to soccer parent Steve Rothenberg for the content of this post. The Solon Comets boys varsity soccer team had a 0-0 draw with the visiting Mentor Cardinals on Monday night. Both teams flexed their muscles in their even match up with shots on goal, and back and forth attacking offensive attempts. The closest either team came to scoring was late in the first half when sophomore Johnny King broke free and crossed a ball to a wide open Leo Held, however the Mentor goalie made a fingernail save to stop the ball before it reached Leo, who would have had an uncontested goal. Comet senior goalie Jacob Altstadt saved everything that came his way. Their record now stands at 6-1-4. Next up is the annual Comet vs. Comet matchup …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The Comets defeated North Royalton last week and tied Medina on Tuesday night.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Editor's Note: Thanks to Solon Soccer parent Steve Rothenberg for providing the article and photos. The Solon Comets boys’ soccer team travelled South the take on state ranked Medina Bees on Tuesday night and clawed their way back to earn a 1-1 tie. With few shots on goal by either team in the opening forty minutes, the half ended scoreless. In the second half, just as the sky opened up and drenched the stadium with rain, Medina scored first about 7 minutes in. About halfway through the second half, the Comets drew a free kick. Senior defender Foster King lofted the ball into the center of the goalie box where Junior Scotty Welker was waiting with his back to the goal to put a header to the left of the goalie for an equalizing score. Solon…
Sunday, September 16, 2012
The Solon Lady Comets soccer team defeated Twinsburg 2-0 on Sept. 12 and Brecksville 1-0 on Saturday.
The Solon Lady Comets soccer team continues to excel, defeating Twinsburg and Brecksville with shutouts this week. The Comets won over rival Twinsburg 2-0 on Sept. 12 with goals by Maddie Kresevic and Natalie Ockunzzi. Then on Saturday, Solon defeated Brecksville 1-0 with a goal by Kresevic. The shutout, spearheaded by Goalie Kristen Confroy, was already the Comets sixth of the season. The Comets are 8-1 this season.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
The Solon boys soccer team picked up two wins last week against Normady and Westlake. The Comets are now 5-1-1.
Editor's Note: Thanks to soccer parent Steve Rothenberg for providing the article and pictures. The Solon boy’s soccer team picked up two wins last week against Normady and Westlake. On Tuesday night where the rain threatened to wash the games out, Mother Nature complied and let the games play on as the host Solon boys’ soccer teams both scored three goals to beat the Normady Invaders. In the earlier JV game Solon won 3-0 with Max Shulman, Josh Baskind, and Ethan Jezerski scoring goals. For the varsity, they took a 1-0 lead early in the half on an Orlando Cumberlander goal off a feed from Scotty Welker. The score was still 1-0 when the King brothers got in on the act as Foster King floated a free kick into the box and Johnathan King …
Monday, August 27, 2012
The Solon High boys soccer team ran their record to 2-1 Saturday night as they easily beat Nordonia 2-0.
Editor's Note: Thanks to Solon soccer parent Steve Rothenberg, who provided photos and a game recap. The Solon High boys soccer team ran their record to 2-1 Saturday night as they easily beat Nordonia 2-0. Orlando Cumberlander provided the finishing touches on the offense for Solon as he netted two first half goals for all the scoring of the evening. The defense was led by Foster King, Alec Krienen, Ryan Adkins, and Matt Schneider as they extinguished almost all scoring opportunities that came on their side of the field. Senior goalie Jacob Altstadt could have texted in his after game dinner order as he only had to make one save for the game. The offense was led by the constant offense rotation of Orlando Cumberlander, Leo Held, Aram …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The Comets defeated Cuyahoga Falls 6-0 with a flurry of scoring from a bunch of players.
While Cleveland is well known for their clinics, the Solon High boys soccer team put on a clinic of their own tonight as they humbled Cuyahoga Falls by a score of 6-0. The plan of the game for the Comets was to score early and often. Junior Aram Tosunyan got the scoring going with his first goal 3 minutes into the contest. Before the crowd had a chance to sit back down, Senior Leo Held found the net not 30 seconds later. Aram Then added his second as he went solo and rifled one past the goalie, and 5 minutes later completed his "hat trick" with a third goal of the first half. Junior Scotty Welker then added a spectacular goal of his own when he froze the goalie with some fancy footwork that had the crowd in awe. 20 seconds later, Max …
Friday, October 21, 2011
It's the second season for Solon's soccer, volleyball and cross country teams.
It's the second season for Solon's soccer, volleyball and cross country teams. The boys' soccer team and the volleyball team have already advanced to district competition next week while the cross country teams will run at their Division I district meets on Saturday. GIRLS SOCCER The Lady Comets are the third-seeded team in the Kent Division I district behind Brecksville-Broadview Heights and Hudson, the only two teams to beat them this season. Solon opens tournament action by hosting Kenston tomorrow at 3 p.m. A win in that match would advance the Lady Comets to a possible rematch with Hudson Tuesday night. Solon closed out a memorable regular season with a 10-0 rout of Normandy to finish at 13-2-1 and 5-0 in the NOC River Division. The …