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Clippers putting up a fight for boys, girls EOAC titles

COLUMBIANA — Columbiana senior Grace Hammond is having a big impact for the Clipper girls basketball team.

On Tuesday, Hammond scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds in Columbiana’s key 47-42 win over Lisbon.

Columbiana moves to 9-3 and 7-0 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference, while Lisbon falls to 7-7 and 4-3. The Clippers have a three-game lead over the Devils with five league games to play.

Tuesday’s game marked the return of senior Kayla Muslovski to the Clipper lineup. She had missed the last four games for undisclosed reasons and had 13 points and four steals in her return.

Columbiana led 17-12 after the first quarter, but a quick four-point spurt by Lisbon’s Maddie Liberati cut the lead to 17-16 with 4:36 left in the first half.

Liberati played physical in the post garnering 18 points. and 10 rebounds.

The Devils were down 21-18 at the half and were within striking distance with a four-point deficit at the end of the third quarter.

Lisbon, however, did not manage a fourth quarter push to complete the upset bid.

Standout Lisbon senior Izzy Perez added 17 points. and seven steals.

Karissa Tringhese played a signficant role for the Clippers on the boards with eight rebounds.

The Clippers struggled from beyond the arc, making just 4 of 25 three-point attempts.

The game featured the two teams in alternate colored uniforms as part of a “We Fight” cancer awareness contest. The boys varsity game followed the girls contest.

Columbiana will be at Wellsville on Thursday, while Lisbon is at Valley Christian on Saturday.

COLUMBIANA: 17-4-16-10–47

LISBON: 12-6-15-9–42

COLUMBIANA SCORING: Tori Long 2-0-5, Karissa Tringhese 0-1-1, Kayla Muslovski 5-2-13,, Grace Hammond 8-0-17, Camile Zentner 0-0-0, Grace Witmer 3-0-7, Madison Moser 2-0-4. TEAM TOTALS: 20-56, 3-8: 47.

LISBON SCORING: Madison Haifley 0-0-0, Bryanna VanGiesen 1-0-3, Izzy Perez 6-4-17, Tabby Ketchum 0-2-2, Parker Henthorne 1-0-2, Maddie Liberati 5-7-18. TEAM TOTALS: 13, 13-19: 42.

Three-point goals: Columbiana 4-25 (Long, Muslovski, Hammond, Witmer), Lisbon 5 (Liberati 3, Perez, VanGiesen).

BOYS GAME

Columbiana 60,

Lisbon 48

COLUMBIANA — Columbiana’s boys basketball team made it a clean sweep with a 60-48 win over Lisbon on Tuesday in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference boys basketball play.

Sean Whitehead had 23 points and five steals to lead the Clippers (11-2, 6-0).

Quenton Cross had seven points and six rebounds.

Lisbon was led by Blayne Brownfield’s 19 points and seven rebounds. Lisbon is 5-8 and 4-3. Gaige Rohm added 18 points. Ryan McCullough had seven assists.

More than $2,000 was collected for cancer awareness by both schools. The money will be distributed to local families.

Columbiana is at Wellsville on Friday. Lisbon is at Western Reserve next Tuesday.

LISBON: 14-5-13-16–48

COLUMBIANA: 13-19-11-17–60

LISBON SCORING: Nick Mundy 0-0-0, Joey Fisher 0-0-0, Michael Davis 0-0-0, Ryan McCullough 6-4-19, Blayne Brownfield 3-0-8, Adam Spencer 1-0-3, Gaige Rohm 7-0-18, Kaden Crawford 0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 17, 4-9: 48.

COLUMBIANA SCORING: Hunter Woodring 0-0-0, Carter Pasco 2-0-5, Zach Clark 0-0-0, Xathon Cross 0-0-0, Ryan Fahs 1-1-3, Hunter Zentner 3-3-9, Sean Whitehead 10-1-23, Dalton Whitehair 2-0-6, Matthew Mazei 3-1-7, Quenton Cross 2-2-7. TEAM TOTALS: 23, 8-12: 60.

Three-point goals: Lisbon 10 (Rohm 4, McCullough 3, Brownfield 2, Spencer), Columbiana 6 (Whitehead 2, Whitehair 2, Q. Cross, Pasco).

Waterloo 76, Sebring 70

ATWATER — Sebring hasn’t been the same since being ranked second in the state by the Associated Press.

The Trojans, ranked 11th in this week’s Div. IV state poll, dropped their third straight with a 76-70 loss to Waterloo on Tuesday.

Sebring is 9-3 and 4-3 in the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference. Waterloo is 11-1, 6-1.

The Trojans were 9-0 at one point and ranked second in the state.

Carson Rouse led the Trojans with 20 points and eight rebounds. Jake hunter had 15 points.

Waterloo won the jayvee game, 58-35.

Sebring hosts Mineral Ridge on Friday.

SEBRING: 17-15-17-21–70

WATERLOO: 24-23-12-17–76

SEBRING SCORING: Jake Hunter 7-1-15, Connor Shepherd 5-2-8, Dylan Johnson 3-0-9, Matt Byrd 1-0-2, Gabe Lanzar 4-4-14, Frankie Lozoya 1-0-2, Carson Rouse 5-7-20. TEAM TOTALS: 24, 14-15: 70.

WATERLOO SCORING: Kyle Shockley 3-4-11, Max Adelman 7-0-14, Vaughn Dorsey 10-2-23, Caleb Francis 5-4-15, Joe Ward 1-0-2, Luke Simons 3-3-11. TEAM TOTALS: 29, 13-17: 76.

Three-point goals: Sebring 8 (Rouse 3, Johnson 3, Lanzar 2), Waterloo 5 (Simons 2, Shockley, Francis, Dorsey).

Leetonia 54, United 42

LEETONIA — Jordan Baker had 18 points as Leetonia downed United 54-42 on Tuesday.

Ian Davis added 11 points for the Bears.

United was led by Nate Miller’s 20 points.

United won the jayvee game, 48-44.

UNITED: 4-13-15-10–42

LEETONIA: 11-19-16-8–54

UNITED SCORING: Parker Berdine 1-0-3, KEaton Baker 2-3-9, Cody Cope 2-0-4, Nevin Hahlen 1-0-2, Nate Miller 10-0-20, Steffon Jarrett 2-0-4. TEAM TOTALS: 18, 3: 42.

LEETONIA SCORING: Patrick Hull 1-3-5, Sefton Houlette 3-2-8, Dylan Lennon 3-0-8, Jordan Baker 6-2-18, Marco Ferry 0-2-2, Timmy Finch 1-0-2, Ian Davis 3-4-11. TEAM TOTALS: 17, 13: 54.

Three-point goals: United 3 (Baker 2, Berdine), Leetonia 7 (Baker 4, Lennon 2, Davis).

Heartland 60, East Palestine 59

EAST PALESTINE — Steven Baker had 17 points and Joey Donofrio added 15 more as Heartland edged East Palestine 60-59 on Tuesday.

Heartland is 5-7.

Jonathan Bertovich fueled East Palestine with 25 points.

East Palestine fell to 2-8.

Heartland won the jayvee game, 43-39.

HEARTLAND: 15-15-17-13–60

E. PALESTINE: 9-15-16-19–59

HEARTLAND SCORING: Cade Roth 3-0-6, Joey Donofrio 7-1-15, Ronnie Matthews 5-0-10,Steven Baker 6-2-17, Stephen Barnes 0-0-0, Becket Richards 1-0-3, Fernando Meyer 1-0-3, Noah Pennington 3-0-6, Devin Sirota 0-0-0, Nate Garzanich 0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 26, 3-6: 60.

EAST PALESTINE SCORING: Tyler Bistarkey 1-8-10, Brandon Turcola 4-1-9, Jonathan Bertovich 9-6-25, Zion Figley 3-2-10, Thomas Shasteen 0-0-0, Payton Elliott 2-0-5. TEAM TOTALS: 19, 17-26: 59.

Three-point goals: Heartland 5 (Baker 3, Richards, Meyer), East Palestine 4 (Figley 2, Bertovich, Elliott).

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