Giving the girls a hand

Fifteen-year-old Kristin McCourt and 14-year-old Emmaline Lamp don’t need a slap in the face to believe the score in the West Branch girls’ victory over Holy Name in Barberton on Tuesday. West Branch will play for a spot in the state semifinals at 2 p.m. today against Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary. (Salem News photo by Patti Schaeffer)