Tennis team falls
The young and inexperienced Tallmadge girls tennis team has had its growing pains thus far.
The Lady Blue Devils dropped to 0-6 overall and 0-2 in the Suburban League after losing a 5-0 decision to Cloverleaf Aug. 20 in Lodi.
Tallmadge also lost a 5-0 decision to Canton South Aug. 19 on the road and a 5-0 decision to league rival Green Aug. 18 at home.
The Lady Blue Devils suffered a 5-0 setback to Orrville Aug. 16 at The College of Wooster and a 4-1 loss to Field Aug. 15 at home.
Brittani Frick earned a 6-0, 6-0 win against Field.
"We're certainly struggling," Tallmadge head coach Russell Wormald said. "We have 16 girls in the program and I'm happy about that. We just need to find a way to continue to get stronger and play crucial points better."
The Lady Blue Devils are scheduled to visit league foe Revere Aug. 25 Aug. 25 in Richfield before returning home to play league rival Copley Aug. 27.
Both matches are set to begin at 4 p.m.
Golfers fall to rival
The Tallmadge girls golf team fell to 0-2 overall and 0-2 in the Suburban League after losing to Cloverleaf Aug. 20 at Westfield Country Club.
The Lady Colts earned a 207-254 win. Cloverleaf's Nichole Horstman and Ellie Siedel each shot a 51 to share medalist honors.
Taylor Spataro led the Lady Blue Devils with a 56 and Rachel McNulty added a 57. Also contributing to the team score for Tallmadge were Brooke Collins (67) and Rachael Queer (74).
The host Lady Blue Devils lost their Suburban League debut Aug. 19 at Brookledge Golf Club in Cuyahoga Falls.
Green earned a 169-241 victory over Tallmadge.
Green's Brooke Babbin was the medalist with a 38. Spataro led the Lady Blue Devils with a 54.
Rounding out the top four for Tallmadge were Collins (61), McNulty (62) and Queer (64).
Tallmadge is scheduled to visit league rival Revere Aug. 26 at Chippewa Golf Club in Doylestown. Play is set to begin at 4 p.m.
Sunny Lake Park in Aurora will be the site of the 10th annual Labor Day Classic 5K and 1-mile runs and 5K competitive walk on Sept. 1. The 1-miler begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K at 9.
The Run for Recovery 5K will be Aug. 30 at Progressive Field in Cleveland. For information on both of the above, visit www.hmapromotions.net.