The Brecksville-Broadview Heights gymnastics team is fighting for its 9th state championship in a row this Friday and Saturday.
But they’re not the only Bees facing some tough competition this weekend. Here’s a quick look at what athletes will be doing this weekend.
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Yes, you read that right above—the team is going for its 9th state championship in a row. They've already won both the sectionals and district competitions this year, said athletic director Dan Kalinsky.
Six wrestlers will take part in the state competition Thursday, Friday and Saturday. According to the wrestling team’s website, they are:
- Aaron Assad
- Quinton Hiles
- Andrew Barr
- Austin Linden
- Josh Murphy
- Austin Assad, who was the district champion in the 106-pound bracket
Kalinsky said the team’s overall record is 16-4. The team will face Strongsville in the sectional finals at 6 p.m. on Friday at Midview High School. You can read more about the team and get recaps on recent games on its website.
The girls team ended the season 14-8, Kalinsky said. They play Medina in the sectional finals at Valley Forge High School at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. The Plain Dealer this week named junior Sarah Coronel one of its Players of the Week, so check that out. And read more about their last game against rival North Royalton on the team’s website.