Local Sports

Sherry slices through Beaver Local

EAST PALESTINE — East Palestine bounced back from a 12-point halftime deficit to beat Beaver Local 45-42 on Friday night. Parker Sherry once again had the hot hand for the Bulldogs as he scored 15 points to lead the winners, 6-12. Dom Posey added 11 points for the Bulldogs. Luke ...

Red Knights edge Devils

TORONTO — For 31 minutes and 58 seconds of Friday’s Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference matchup inside a packed George J. Kunzler Memorial Gymnasium, Lisbon appeared poised to spring a huge upset. Then several Toronto veterans decided they weren’t going to have their senior night ...

Record night for Vuletich

HANOVERTON—Dani Vuletich set a single-game school scoring record as Western Reserve rolled over United 87-37 in girls basketball action Thursday. Vuletich stuffed the stat sheet with 41 points, 10 rebounds, four steals and five blocks. Vuletich scored 10 points in the first quarter, nine ...

Triple-double powers Quakers

SALEM —Salem closed out the home portion of the conference schedule by topping Marlington 55-39 on Wednesday. Salem moves to 14-5 and 9-2 in the Eastern Buckeye Conference. The Quakers share the league lead with Minerva. Salem can clinch at least a share of the league championshup with a ...

It’s been a family affair for Beaver Local

CALCUTTA—Spend any time around the Beaver Local wrestling program and one of the main themes that keeps popping up is family. “We preach a family type of atmosphere pretty heavily here,” Beaver Local coach Jordan Williams said. “That started long before I got here, it’s a part of ...

Second-half rally lifts Eagles

CALCUTTA—The United boys basketball team rallied back from a 16-point halftime deficit to down Beaver Local 60-56 on Tuesday. Landon Baker and Parker Hydrick each scored 21 points to lead the Eagles. Baker grabbed 12 rebounds, while Brutus Ogilvie dished out five assists. The Eagles ...

Lions pull away from Quakers

MINERVA—Minerva defeated Salem 59-44 in Eastern Buckeye Conference boys basketball action Tuesday. The Lions improve to 6-13 overall and 4-7 in the EBC. Salem drops to 5-12, 3-7. Brice Williams powered the Lions with 23 points. Josh Young racked up 21 points to lead the Quakers. Trey ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL POLL

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school girls basketball teams in the Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): DIVISION I 1, Pickerington Cent. (15) 18-1 206 2, Centerville ...

Branch knocked off the pace in EBC race

BELOIT — West Branch played tough defense but stumbled against Canton South in a 38-36 loss on Monday in an Eastern Buckeye Conference encounter. The Warriors (13-6, 7-3) were swept by the Wildcats this season and now are one game behind Salem and Minerva in the league standings. Canton ...

4BOYS HOOPS POLL

Associated Press boys state basketball poll The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses, won-loss record, and total points: DIVISION I 1, Cin. Moeller (22) 18-0 229 2, Dublin Coffman 17-0 176 3, Hilliard ...

Salem grabs top seed in Struthers

STRUTHERS — The Struthers Division III sectional-district girls basketball tournament is the one everyone has been looking forward to all season. The two teams that met in the district final last year, Salem and South Range, received the top two seeds in Sunday’s draw. Salem (13-5) is ...

Edelman grabs MVP trophy

ATLANTA (AP) — Julian Edelman was forced to watch only as a spectator as his disappointed New England Patriots teammates trudged off the field a year ago as Super Bowl losers. Catch after catch in this one, Tom Brady’s favorite wide receiver helped make them winners again. “It’s ...

AROUND THE HORN

State record for McDonald’s Rasile BRISTOLVILLE — It was a record-setting night in front of a packed house for McDonald junior Zach Rasile, but it was overshadowed by the Bristol Panthers who defeated McDonald, 64-60, Saturday night. With less than a minute left in the first quarter, ...

Salem, West Branch, Minerva fall short

ALLIANCE —West Branch defeated Salem 58-21 in its opening bout Saturday but was eliminated in the next round by Steubenville 40-28 in Div. II Region 12 wrestling action at Alliance High School. Winners by pin for West Branch against Salem were Christian Wayt (120), Jonah Thomas (132), ...

Lions knock off Quakers

MINERVA—The Minerva girls basketball team created a logjam atop the Eastern Buckeye Conference Standings with a 41-38 overtime victory over Salem Saturday. The Quakers fall to 13-5 overall and 8-2 in the EBC. Minerva improves to 13-3, 7-2. West Branch is also 7-2 in the EBC. The Lions ...

Two straight for Salem boys

SALEM — Josh Young hit four three-pointers and Trey Double added seven points to highlight a 24-9 first-quarter run that put Salem on its way to a 74-52 win over Hubbard on Saturday night. The Quakers win for the second straight night to improve to 5-11, while Hubbard drops to 1-15. Salem ...

Local teams come up short

ROOTSTOWN — South Range was the only local wrestling team to win a Division III match at the OHSAA dual team tournament Saturday. The fifth-seeded Raiders defeated 12th-seeded Rittman, 55-24, before falling to fourth-seeded Sandy Valley, 42-35, in the quarterfinals at Rootstown High ...

JUNIOR HIGH

GIRLS BASKETBALL Salem at Minerva 7th Grade: Salem won 44-30 Saturday. Salem (9-4), Rylee Hutton 23 points, Kaylee Carlisle 19. 8th Grade: Salem won 34-24. Salem (12-1). Next: Salem at West Branch Monday. Leetonia vs. Toronto 7th Grade: Toronto won 27-11 Saturday. Leetonia: Martina ...

DIV. II WRESTLING RESULTS

DIVISION II, REGION 12 At Alliance High School FIRST ROUND West Branch 58, Salem 21 106: Tony Seddon (Salem) pin Alex Courtney, 1:17. 113: Caiden Hart (Salem) pin Tyler Hicks, 0:24. 120: Christian Wayt (West Branch) pin Micah Chamberlain, 2:39. 126: Jacob Frost (Salem) dec. Carter ...