Streetsboro athlete news

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Girls hoops squad

improves to 11-5

The host Streetsboro girls basketball team improved to 11-5 with a 51-34 victory over Akron East Jan. 18.

A total of nine players scored for the Rockets. Alison Targosky led Streetsboro with 12 points. The Rockets outscored Akron East 17-5 in the third quarter.

Host Streetsboro moved to 5-3 in the Portage Trail Conference County Division after posting a 58-54 victory over Southeast Jan. 15.

The Rockets outscored the Pirates 20-13 in the final eight minutes to prevail.

Targosky led Streetsboro with a game-high 21 points. Taylor Tuma added nine points and Brooke Bolyard finished with eight points for the Rockets.

Streetsboro is scheduled to visit County Division rival Mogadore Jan. 22. The Rockets are set to visit division foe Woodridge Jan. 25. Both varsity contests are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Soccer team honored

The Streetsboro varsity girls soccer team recently received notice that it was one of 16 schools in the country to receive the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Gold Award/Team Ethics Award of Merit of High School Teams.

This award was given to teams that exemplified ethics, fair play and character.

Umpires classes set

The Portage County Umpires Association will begin an OHSAA baseball umpire school in February. The school will run for 10 days -- two days a week for five weeks. It qualifies attendees to take the exam to become a certified high school umpire. For more information, call Dave O'Donnell at 330-274-8607.

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