West Branch begins regional play today

The West Branch girls basketball team captured its first Division II district title since 2004 at Austintown Fitch on Friday. Team members are (front, from left) coach Allison Krupko, Paige Walsh, Brenna Rito, Kaylee Manning, Erica Johnson, Melinda Trimmer, Allie Garrett, Amanda Linhart, Taryn Hahn, Lauren Martig, Catie Hahn, Mariah Herbert, Emily Menegay, Carli McQuilkin, ball girl Alli Heffinger; (back, from left) coach Mike Butcher, coach Scott Libb, Lea Bock, Pavin Heath, head coach Walt DeShields and coach Brian Clark. The Warriors will play Parma Heights Holy Name at 6:15 p.m. today at Barberton High School. (Salem News/Gary Leininger)