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Lisbon edges Indians for sectional title

LISBON—Lisbon’s Logan Bell outdueled Southern’s Domanick Michael 1-0 in a Div. IV sectional final on Friday. The third-seeded Blue Devils advance to take on second-seeded Jackson-Milton in a district semifinal at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Cene Park in Struthers. Bell pitched a complete game ...

Third time’s a charm for South Range

GREENFORD — South Range won its third game of the season over Crestview with a 13-0 drubbing on Friday in a Div. III sectional final. Caragyn Yanek had two singles and three RBIs for the Raiders (16-4) while Hope Thomas had three singles and an RBI and Drew Feren had two singles and three ...

Byers matches state home run mark

BELOIT — West Branch catcher Bailey Byers tied the state record for the most home runs in a season during the Warriors’ 10-2 Div. II sectional final win over Howland Thursday. Third-seeded West Branch improves to 19-4 and will face second-seeded Lakeview in a district semifnal on ...

Crestview relishes tournament challenges

COLUMBIANA — As the regular season drew to a close, Crestview softball coach Greg Eskra sought to prepare his team for the tournament by adding Cardinal Mooney, Brookfield and Ursuline to the schedule last week. The Rebels lost all three and took a beating in two of the games, but they hope ...

Salem exits tourney

CORTLAND — There are times you need to use some duct tape to hold something together when what’s really needed are some nuts and bolts. The Lakeview softball team found its version of duct tape in downing Salem, 4-1, in a Division II sectional final Thursday. “It’s a victory,” ...

BASEBALL SCORES

Carrollton 2, Salem 1 SALE— Salem fell to Northeastern Buckeye Conference foe Carrollton 2-1 in regular season action on Wednesday. Adam Wilson started for the Quakers but took the loss. C: 0-0-0-0-1-1-0—2-8-2 S: 1-0-0-0-0-0-0—1-8-2 S—Adam Wilson lp McDonald 8, Wellsville ...

One fast family

Salem High School girls track coach Amie (Erath) Cochran had her junior high school record broken by her daughter, Halle, a Salem eighth-grader. Amie set the junior high mark in the 400-meter dash in 64.0 seconds in 1986. It was broke by Halle several times, including her best time of 62.10 ...

Thorpe lifts Quakers

RAVENNA — Taylor Thorpe ran all over Ravenna in the 10th inning to lift Salem to a 2-1 victory in a Div. II sectional opener on Wednesday. Tied at 1-1 in the top of the 10th, Thorpe led off with a bunt single. After Hayden Carner sacraficed her to second, Thorpe stole third and scored on an ...

Rebels walk away from ITCL rival with victory

COLUMBIANA — If Wednesday winds up being the last time anyone on the Crestview baseball team plays against Columbiana, the Rebels are sure to savor the memory. Down to their last six outs, the seventh-seeded Rebels battled back from a two-run deficit and ultimately overcame the ...

Ney, Brown advance

BOARDMAN — West Branch singles players Marshall Ney and Jordan Brown advanced in the first day of the Division II sectional tennis tournament Wednesday. Both Warriors got through three rounds and will return to the Boardman-Struthers Tennis Complex today for the district qualifying rounds. ...

James lifts Raiders with game-winning single

GREENFORD — South Range squeaked by St. Thomas Aquinas 2-1 in a Div. III sectional final on Wednesday. South Range improves to 17-5 and will face Crestview in a district semifinal on Tuesday at Cene Park in Struthers. Brycen James drove home Brandon Youngs with a game-winning RBI single ...

TRACK RESULTS

Inter-Tri County League Red Division at Crestview Wednesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: 1. South Range (93), 2. Crestview (84), 3. United (55), 3. East Palestine (36), 5. Springfield (23). WINNERS 110 HURDLES: Beau Brungard (Springfield) 17.7; 100 DASH: Ethan Powell (Crestview) 11.2 ...

Cardinal fifth-inning blast dooms Quakers

CANFIELD — Alex Hernandez hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning as Canfield escaped an upset bid by Salem 2-1 in a Div. II sectional final on Tuesday at Canfield High School. Salem’s Logan Wilms had two hits for the Quakers (9-13), while he also threw six solid innings on the mound. ...

Blue Devils have district plans

LISBON — Despite winning a district title last season, the Lisbon softball team is surprised about being the top seed in the Division IV tournament this year. “We have not had things work out like we planned at the beginning of the year,” Lisbon coach Dave Crismon said. “To their ...

Western Reserve erases early deficit to beat Wellsville

BERLIN CENTER — Western Reserve eliminated Wellsville with a 7-5 victory in a Div. IV sectional final on Tuesday. Layla Woolf and Maddie Orock each hit a home run for the Blue Devils (10-6). Bryanna Morris had a two-run single in the fifth inning to give Reserve the lead for good. Hunter ...

TRACK RESULTS

At West Branch Tuesday BOYS RESULTS Salem 74, West Branch 54 3200 RELAY: Salem 8:46. 110 HURDLES: Griffith (W) 15.63, Cutherbertson (W), Murray (S). 100 DASH: Murray (S) 11.13, Lehwald (S), Linhart (W). 800 RELAY: Salem 1:35. 1600 RUN: Double (S) 4:40, Rumsey (S), Cunningham ...

Four times the fun in Alliance

ALLIANCE—Junior pitcher Johnny McCoy turned in seven solid innings to lead the Salem baseball team past Alliance 5-1 in a Div. II sectional opener Monday. The 10th-seeded Quakers (9-12) advance to play at second-seeded Canfield in a sectional final at 4:30 p.m. today. The game was tied ...

Janofa has one excellent birthday

EAST PALESTINE — A four-run fourth inning lifted Salem to a 7-5 victory over East Palestine on Monday. East Palestine falls to 9-10 and will host Springfield at 4 p.m. today. Salem heads to Marlington today. Bailee Thorn and Sydney Kline led the Quakers with two hits and two RBIs each. ...

JUNIOR HIGH RESULTS

at Salem Monday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: Louisville 86 1/2; West Branch 44; Canton South 42; Salem 39 1/2. 110 HURDLES: Stauffer (L) 18.0; 100 DASH: Larson (L) 12.2; 1600 RUN: Ganser (L) 5:10.1; 400 RELAY: Louisville (House, Larson, Brahler, Goyden) 50.1; 400 DASH: McKiever (WB) 55.5; ...

AROUND THE HORN

ITCL meets on Wednesday COLUMBIANA — The Inter-Tri County League Middle School Track Meets will be held at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at three sites. The Red Division will be held at Crestview, the White Division at Columbiana’s Ward Athletic Complex and the Blue Division at Lowellville. BMC ...