Wallbrown, a senior, earned PAC-7 regular season and tournament Player of the Year honors after carding the lowest three-round total, a 3-over 219, over 54 holes at The Legends in Massillon. The Panthers finished third in the league and competed against PAC-7 foes at The Legends on Aug. 9, Aug. 30 and Sept. 20. He also qualified for the district tournament at Windmill Lakes in Ravenna on Oct. 3 by shooting a 6-over 77, the second best score in the sectional event at The Elms in Massillon.
Dies, a senior, helped Ellet (11-2, 8-0 City Series) win five of its past six matches. She had 22 service points, three aces and six kills in a three-set victory over North, 24 service points, five aces and 13 kills in a five-set triumph over Firestone and 13 service points, and seven kills in a three-set win over East. Additionally in a recent quad, she totaled eight service points, six aces and three kills in a two-set victory over North, 10 service points, four aces and six kills in a two-set win over Springfield and 13 service points, three aces and six kills in a three-set loss to Mogadore.
Evans, a junior, contributed to Suburban League National Conference victories over Hudson and Nordonia, a nonleague win over Cleveland Heights Beaumont and a nonleague loss to Toledo Notre Dame Academy last week. Overall, she had 60 kills on 137 attempts, 72 digs (21 in the win over Nordonia), 13 blocks and nine service aces.
Myers, a senior, totaled 19 kills, 15 digs and five blocks in a five-set loss to visiting Ellet and had 13 kills and four digs in a three-set win over visiting Kenmore-Garfield. Additionally, at the Maple Heights Tournament, she had nine kills, eight digs and one block in a three-set loss to Maple Heights and nine digs, four kills and three blocks in a two-set loss to Oberlin Firelands.
Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, football
Tucker, a junior, led host CVCA to a 33-28 victory over Northwest on Friday night. He returned a kickoff 86 yards for a touchdown, had six receptions for 173 yards and one touchdown, and nine rushes for 51 yards and two touchdowns — including the game-winner with five seconds remaining in the game. CVCA has a 3-2 record.
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High School Spotlight: Sept. 28