Wednesday, May 22, 2013
A big fifth inning helped the Comets streak by Garfield Heights, 10-3.
The Solon Comets softball team scored seven runs in the fifth inning on their way to beating Garfield Heights in the district semifinals on Tuesday night, 10-3. Solon's Kristen Confroy had a lead off home run to start the game and two doubles to lead the Comets in batting. Sarah Maxson pitched a complete game for Solon, holding Garfield Heights scoreless in the last four innings. The Comets will advance to the district championship game where they will face Brecksville-Broadview Heights, who beat Shaker Heights 10-0 in five innings Tuesday. The game will start at 4:30 p.m. at Solon High School. Are you a Solon Comets softball fan? You'll also want to see:
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The Comets defeated Mentor Tuesday to force a showdown with Twinsburg in the regional final.
The Solon Comets defeated Mentor 85-33 Tuesday to set up a rematch against Twinsburg in Friday's regional final. The winning team will head to Columbus next week to play as one of the final four teams in the Division One state championship. Solon's Kristen Confroy and Martha Thompson each had 21 points in the win against Mentor. Jaime Gluesing scored 14 points. Solon only lost three games during the regular season, and two of them were to Twinsburg. On Feb. 4, Twinsburg defeated the Comets 56-48 in Solon. The Comets also lost 51-35 on Dec. 14. Friday's game will be played at 7:30 p.m. at the Canton Memorial Civic Center.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
The Solon Comets and Mentor Cardinals will play in the regional semi-final game at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Canton Memorial Civic Arena.
It's sweet 16 time in the Division One girls basketball state championship tournament, and the Solon Lady Comets are still alive. A 57-39 win over Shaker Heights in the Bedford district championship game on Saturday means the Lady Comets are one of 16 teams remaining. Two more wins and Solon will be heading to Columbus as one of the final four teams and a chance to compete for a state championship. But first things first. Solon will play Mentor in the regional semi-final game at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. Solon, a 21-3 record in the regular season, has defeated Cleveland East Technical, Garfield Heights, Maple Heights and Shaker Heights in the playoffs. Mentor, 11-13, has defeated Ashtabula Lakeside, Chardon, …
Saturday, March 3, 2012
The Comets take on Shaker Heights at 1 p.m. at Bedford High School.
Solon Lady Comets basketball will play Shaker Heights at 1 p.m. today for the Bedford district crown. The 21-2 Comets defeated Maple Heights 80-45 in the semi-final match. They were led by Kristen Confroy, who scored 20 points, and Jaime Gluesing and Martha Thompson, who scored 18 and 14 points, respectively. The game is being played at Bedford High School. Good luck Comets!
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Solon girls gaining confidence after two big wins and a 10-2 record
The Solon Lady Comets basketball team is playing its best ball of the season of late as the Lady Comets are now 10-2 overall following huge victories over highly regarded Magnificat and state-ranked Gahanna Lincoln. What is most impressive is the fact that Solon has just three seniors on the roster and five underclassmen (including a pair of freshmen) are seeing plenty of playing time. "It took us a while to start getting after it on the defensive end of the floor and we have been playing unselfish basketball and those are two things that make for a great team," said third-year head coach Trish Kruse. "I think we've gotten better since the start of the season and we're continuing to get better ever day." Senior Jamie Gluesing was expected …
Friday, August 26, 2011
Lady Comet soccer team ties defending state champion Walsh Jesuit and more news from the last week in Solon sports
The Solon Sports Recap is a weekly look at Solon High School sports teams in action over the last week and quick previews of what's to come next week. Come to Solon Patch every Friday afternoon to get all the sports you need. Solon's fall sports season is already in full swing with the Comets starting fast in soccer, girls tennis and golf. The volleyball and cross country teams open their seasons Saturday. GIRLS' SOCCER Coach Dave FitzGerald said his team would surprise a few people this year and it didn't take the Lady Comets long to back up that statement. Solon battled defending state champion Walsh Jesuit to a 0-0 draw. Goalkeeper Kristen Confroy had a huge game, coming up with 11 saves, and the Lady Comet defenders kept five-time …
Friday, May 6, 2011
Comet track teams finish unbeaten; softball team keeps winning
The Week in Solon Sports is just that – a weekly look at Solon High School sports teams in action over the last week and quick previews of what's to come next week. Come to Solon Patch every Friday afternoon to get all the sports you need. TRACK AND FIELD Solon's boys and girls finished the Northeast Ohio Conference dual meet season with unbeaten records with big wins over rival Medina this week and both teams now have the inside track for Valley Division championships. The girls bested Medina 72-65 as Tinisee Kandakai and Paige Yaeger were multiple winners, Kandakai taking the long jump (16-7) and the 200 meters (26.1) while Yaeger captured the 100-meter hurdles (15.7) and the 300-meter hurdles (44.5). Other Solon firsts came from Kristen…
Friday, April 29, 2011
Late-inning heroics spark Lady Comets to softball victories, and more from the Comets playing fields
The Week in Solon Sports is just that – a weekly look at Solon High School sports teams in action over the last week and quick previews of what's to come next week. Come to Solon Patch every Friday afternoon to get all the sports you need. SOFTBALL Some late-inning heroics gave Solon's softball team a pair of big Northeast Ohio Conference River Division victories this week as the Lady Comets came from behind to down Twinsburg and Stow. Kristen Confroy tripled twice, drove in two runs and scored the winning run on a hit by teammate Carly Simecek in the seventh inning of a 5-4 win over Stow on Thursday. Dani Zysek gained her sixth win of the season on the mound, striking out eight as Solon improved to 2-2 in the River Division. Solon plated…
Friday, February 18, 2011
Check out the Solon sports action from the last week
The Week in Solon Sports is just that — a weekly look at Solon High School sports teams in action over the last week and quick previews of what's to come next week. Come to Solon Patch every Friday afternoon to get all the sports you need. SWIMMING AND DIVING Solon’s Michael Kreft came through as expected at this week’s Northeast Ohio District Meet at Cleveland State, as the defending state champion won the diving competition with a top score of 515.05 points. Teammate Doug Karn also qualified for next weekend’s state meet in Canton by placing seventh overall with 426.50 points. Sivan Mills and Taylor Epstein have also qualified for the state diving meet. Mills posted a third-place finish with a total of 462.20 points while Epstein …
Friday, February 4, 2011
All the winter sports action you need is right here.
The Week in Solon Sports is just that - a weekly look at Solon High School sports teams in action over the last week and quick previews of what's to come next week. Come to Solon Patch every Friday afternoon to get all the sports you need. WRESTLING The Comets will be one of the teams to beat in this weekend’s Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division championships to be contested at Garfield Heights High School. Action gets underway at 4 p.m. today and the finals will be held at 6 p.m. tomorrow. Solon finished the dual meet portion of the season with a 4-1 mark, one match behind Elyria. The eventual champion will be determined by both dual match and tournament results. Solon’s standout sophomores Brandon Thompson (103 pounds) and Anthony …