The varsity boys basketball team defeated Elyria 66-41 on Friday night. The Battling Bees brought their defense and set the tone early by shutting out the Pioneers in the first quarter. Medina had three players in double figures and two others with at least 6 points. Kyle Szumski (16), Corey Tripp (12), and Doug Sartain (11) led the scoring. Tripp also added 6 rebounds and 5 assists.
Medina improves to 9-2 overall on the season and 5-1 in the GCC. The Bees are tied atop the league standings thanks to a Mentor victory over Shaker Heights on Friday night. The first half of GCC play will conclude next Friday when Medina welcomes the Euclid Panthers to town for Military Appreciation Night, which will be recognized across the state of Ohio.