Telericos fare well

for WJ swim team

The Telerico siblings of Aurora fared well in swimming this year for the Walsh Jesuit Warriors. They are the children of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Telerico.

With senior Anthony Telerico on the team, Walsh's boys 200 medley relay placed third (1:35.74) and qualifed for the Division I state meet, where it finished eighth. Anthony swam the butterfly leg in a personal best 23:63.

In the district, he swam on the 200 freestyle relay, which missed qualifying for state by 0.82 seconds, and he placed 16th in the 100 breaststroke (personal best of 1:02.05) and 18th in the 100 butterfly (54:87).

In the sectional, the 200 medley relay team placed first and the 200 free relay placed third, while Telerico was third in the 100 breaststroke (personal best of 1:02.41) and 10th in the 100 butterfly (55:78).

In the sectional, junior Nicholas Telerico was seventh in the 500 free (5:04.72) and 10th in the 100 breaststroke (personal best 1:04.37). In the district, he was 25th in the 500 free (5:08.99) and 26th in 100 breaststroke (1:04.71).

In the sectional, freshman Mia Telerico was second in the 100 butterfly (personal best of 58:71) and 11th in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.6). In the district, she was 11th in the 100 butterfly (59.72) and 15th in the 100 breaststroke (PB of 1:09.1).

KSU women head

MAC East Division

Kent State University's women's basketball team moved into first place all alone last week after victories over Bowling Green 70-60 and Akron 73-69. The squad stood 17-11 overall and 11-5 in the Mid-American Conference East Division heading into this week's action.

Against Bowling Green, Larissa Lurken tallied 20 points and had 8 rebounds, while Jordan Korinek had 18 points and Megan Carter had 14. Against Akron, Lurken poured in 28 points, while Korinek, Alexa Golden and Naddiyah Cross each had 8 points.

Meanwhile, KSU's men stood 17-12, 9-7 heading into this week's play after beating Buffalo 77-69 and Ohio U. 70-67. Against Buffalo, Jimmy Hall had 26 points, Jaylin Walker 22 and Deon Edwin 10. Against Ohio U., Hall and Edwin each had 20 points and Jalen Avery had 12.

The women play at Miami tonight (March 1) and host Buffalo on March 4 to close the regular season, while the men's final regular season game is March 3 at 9 a.m. at home against Akron. The MAC tournament runs March 6-11 at Quicken Loans Arena.

Umpire clinic set

An umpire training clinic is planned for March 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ravenna High School. It costs $35 and is open to anyone over the age of 16 (male and female). For more information or to register, call or text Joe Stephenson at 330-322-1222.