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Potters guide Red Team to victory

LISBON — East Liverpool was tough to beat with players like Gabe Roach and James Maxwell. The Potter teammates combined for 48 points and shared MVP honors in leading the Red team to a 105-94 win in the 34th annual Columbiana County Classic on Tuesday. “That’s amazing,” Roach said. ...

Warriors blast Marlington

BELOIT—West Branch pushed across six runs in the first and rolled past Marlington 11-4 in Eastern Buckeye Conference softball action Tuesday. Sydney Mercer had three hits including a double for the Warriors (2-1). Sam Morris, Jordan Anderson and Peyton Alazaus each had two hits. M: ...

Raiders start strong

CORTLAND—The South Range baseball team picked up an 8-5 win over Lakeview in Northeast 8 Athletic Conference baseball action Tuesday. The Raiders improve to 2-0 overall and 2-0 in the Northeast 8. Lakeview falls to 0-3, 0-2. Ben Rivera had two singles and two RBIs for South Range. Jake ...

TRACK

at Salem Tuesday BOYS RESULTS Salem 91, Carrollton 37 3200 RELAY: Salem (Double, McLachan, Zeigler, Kirkland) 9:02.6 110 HURDLES: Murray (S) 15.5 100 DASH: Lehwald (S) 10.8 800 RELAY: Salem (Walter, Tonkinson, Cannon Lehwald) 1:36.6 1600 RUN: Christopher (S) 4:59.0 400 RELAY: ...

TRACK

at East Palestine Tuesday BOYS RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS: East Palestine 141, Southern 74, Lisbon 36, Leetonia 24, Heartland Christian 24 3200 RELAY: East Palestine, 10:34.1 110 HURDLES: Jason Steves (LI) 18.0 100 DASH: Brad Sloan (S) 10.7 800 RELAY: East Palestine, 1:39.9 1600 RUN: ...

TENNIS

BOYS TENNIS United vs. Massillon Perry Tuesday Perry 5, United 0 FIRST SINGLES: Andrew Hoskins (P) def. Noah Brieck, 6-2, 6-0. SECOND SINGLES: Jackson Huntsman (P) def. Kade Blake, 6-1, 6-0. THIRD SONGLES: Bradlee Thompson (P) def. Brandon McKenzie, 6-0, 6-0. FIRST DOUBLES: Tyler ...

United rallies past Lisbon

LISBON—The United baseball team rallied for five seventh-inning runs to surge past Lisbon 5-3 in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference opening day action Monday. United pitcher Shane Black singled home the go-ahead run for the Eagles and also earned the complete-game victory with 10 strikeouts ...

Raiders start strong

GREENFORD—The South Range softball team opened up the season by drilling Lakeview 10-2 in a Northeast 8 Athletic Conference game Monday. The Raiders got a dominant performance on the mound from Bree Kohler, who struck out 15 and walked none en route to a complete game victory. Kohler also ...

PREP TENNIS

West Branch 4, East Palestine 1 EAST PAESTINE —The West Branch tennis team opened the season with a 4-1 win over East Palestine on Monday at East Palestine City Park. West Branch will play Alliance today at Silver Park. FIRST SINGLES: J.D. Brain (WB) def. Micah Beal, 6-0, 6-3. SECOND: ...

Rebels off to a strong start

COLUMBIANA — Crestview’s softball team topped Leetonia 15-0 in five innings on Saturday. Haley Eskra had three hits including a double and three RBIs for the Rebels. Skyler Mattern had two singles, a double and four RBIs. Olivia Strank had two singles and an RBI. McKenzie Meade went 2 ...

EOWL WRESTLING ALL-STARS

Div. I First Team 106: Nick Barber (Canfield); 113: Colin Roberts (Austintown Fitch); 120: Garrett Lautzenheiser (Louisville); 126: Davin Rhoads (Louisville); 132: Zach Richards (Austintown Fitch); 138: Gus Sutton (Austintown Fitch); 145: Skyler Lasure (Beaver Local); 152: Jax Leonard ...

MVAC ALL STARS

MAHONING VALLEY ATHLETIC CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL FIRST TEAM Caleb Francis (Waterloo, Jr.); Vaughn Dorsey (Waterloo, Jr.); Drew Clark (Springfield, Jr.); Shane Eynon (Springfield, Sr.); Matt Hvisdak (Lowellville, Sr.); Zach Rasile (McDonald, Jr.); Jordan Zupko (Mineral Ridge, Sr.); Joey ...

Wesson scores 21 as Buckeyes pull upset

TULSA, Okla. — Ohio State went from barely making the NCAA Tournament to a spot in the second round with a 62-59 upset of sixth-seeded Iowa State in the Midwest Region on Friday night. Kaleb Wesson had 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead the 11th-seeded Buckeyes (20-14). Keyshawn Woods ...

Xenia star puts town back on map

XENIA — Ever since a tornado ripped through the town of Xenia, residents often have uttered the saying “Xenia Lives,” in recognition of its ongoing progress since that dreadful day on April 3, 1974. Now nearly 45 years later, Xenia High School head coach Kent Anderson has something he ...

EASTERN OHIO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE BASKETBALL ALL-STARS

BOYS FIRST TEAM Matthew Mazei (Columbiana); Jonathan Bertovich (East Palestine); Justin Sweeney (Lisbon); Cam Grodhaus (Southern); Nate Karaffa (Toronto); Trillion West (Toronto); Landon Baker (United); Garrett Scott (Wellsville) SECOND TEAM Hunter Zentner (Columbiana); Brock Simpson ...

EASTERN OHIO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE WRESTLING ALL-STARS

FIRST TEAM 106: Bryan Cattrell (Toronto); 113: Brandt Virden (Columbiana); 120: Chance Wooley (Southern); 126: Jason Tice (Wellsville); 132: Jake Smith (Lisbon); 138: Garett Dozier (Toronto); 145: Dylan Milhoan (Southern); 152: Chris Parker (Toronto); 160: Jake McNemar (Wellsville); 170: ...

Division I All-Ohio boys

COLUMBUS – The 2018-19 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division I All-Ohio high school boys basketball team, as selected by a statewide media panel: DIVISION I FIRST TEAM Ben Roderick, Powell Olentangy Liberty, 6-foot-5, sr., 25.9 points per game; VonCameron Davis, Columbus ...

Division II All-Ohio boys

COLUMBUS – The 2018-19 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division II All-Ohio high school boys basketball team, as selected by a statewide media panel: DIVISION II FIRST TEAM Morgan Safford, Columbus Hartley, 6-foot-4, sr., 25.6; Luka Eller, Mentor Lake Catholic, 6-7, jr., 27.1; ...

Lisbon standout earns first team spot in Div. IV

COLUMBUS — Lisbon’s Justin Sweeney had an outstanding senior basketball season that was almost over before it started. Sweeney returned to the court less than 12 weeks after having reconstructive knee surgery and was named to the 2018-19 Division IV All-Ohio high school boys basketball ...

West Branch’s Leone recognized on All-Ohio list

COLUMBUS — Three area players received mention on the 2018-19 Division II All-Ohio boys basketball team. East Liverpool senior Gabe Roach and Minerva senior Brice Williams received special mention, while West Branch junior Reese Leone gained honorable mention on the Division II All-Ohio ...