AROUND THE HORN
West Branch perfect in NET
BELOIT — West Branch blanked Lordstown, 5-0, in girls tennis action Saturday. The Warriors improve to 11-2 overall and 8-0 in the North East Tennis League. The Red Devils drop to 0-6 and 0-5 NET.
West Branch will play at Lordstown on Tuesday.
FIRST SINGLES: Allison Zion (WB) def. Carly DeBarnardo, 3-6, 7-6 (7-2), 10-8.
SECOND SINGLES: Liana Gabrelcik (WB) def. Ane Zubia, 6-1, 6-2.
THIRD SINGLES: Lily Ann Bonar (WB) def. Dani Lickwar, 6-3, 6-4.
FIRST DOUBLES: Samantha Tubbs-Sydney Fetters (WB) won by forfeit.
SECOND DOUBLES: Megan Loudon-Kate Slutz (WB) won by forfeit.
Burkey hits hole-in-one
COLUMBIANA — Ted Burkey of New Springfield got his first hole-in-one at Valley Golf Club on Sunday.
He used an 8-iron to ace the 140-yard second hold.
Burkey was playing in Valley’s Club Championship Tournament with L.K. Kegelmyer of Lisbon and Bill Kegelmyer of Leetonia.
Chester adds another title
CHESTER, W.Va. — Chester Old Timers captured the Youngstown 50-Plus Baseball League championship for the second straight year and seventh time in 11 years.
Due to a COVID-19 outbreak among other teams, Chester as awarded the 2021 championship because of its17-1 record and regular-season championship.
Chester only gave up 22 runs in 18 games and had a team batting average of .443.
Leading hitters for Chester this season were Doug Comm with a .538 batting average, Dave Smith .492, Dan Eckleberry .482, Brian Six .472, Mike Logston .454 and Steve Bell .428.
Pitcher Bill Sattler had an 8-0 record and Dave Smith a 9-1 record.
Junior high volleyball
United at Leetonia
7th Grade: United won 25-5, 25-11 Satuday. United (10-1), Atlee Brinker 14 points, Kendall Erb 11, Brittany Miller 8; Leetonia, Katie Wilson 4/
8th Grade: United won 25-3, 25-4. United, Julia Sanor 15 points, Auriana Cusick 10, Marin Stryffeler 7.
Next: United hosts Valley Christian today.