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DIV. VI & VII ALL-OHIO FOOTBALL TEAMS

DIVISION VI COLUMBUS — The 2019 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Division VI All-Ohio high school football team, as selected by a statewide media panel: FIRST TEAM Offense Quarterbacks—Lane Ruby, Chillicothe Southeastern, 5-9, 175, sr.; Adam Bidlack, Dalton, 5-11, 165, sr.; ...

JUNIOR HIGH

GIRLS BASKETBALL United vs. East Palestine 7th Grade: United won 12-8 Monday. 8th Grade: United won 36-14. United, Grace Knight 8 points, Grayson Kidder 8; Katie Dees 8. Next: United hosts Lisbon Wednesday. Leetonia vs. Columbiana 8th Grade: Columbiana won 33-4 Monday. Columbiana, ...

Buckeyes not focused on October win

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day expects to see a much better Wisconsin team in the Big Ten championship game than the one routed by the Buckeyes five weeks ago. In that Oct. 26 game, the Badgers stayed with Ohio State through halftime and trailed 10-7 early in the second half ...

AROUND THE HORN

Salem opener rescheduled SALEM — The Springfield Local at Salem boys basketball opener on Tuesday has been rescheduled due to Springfield advancing to the football state championship game. The basketball game will be held Dec. 21 with the junior varsity game beginning at 5:30 ...

BOYS BASKETBALL

Lisbon Tip-Off Tournament LISBON — McDonald senior Zach Rasile has made more three-pointers than any Ohio boys basketball in state history. He added eight more Saturday as he scored 40 points in leading McDonald past Valley Christian, 80-51, in the fourth annual Lisbon Tip-Off Classic ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL

West Branch 50, Louisville 48 OT NORTH CANTON — The West Branch girls let a nine-point lead slip away in the fourth quarter, but regrouped for a 50-48 win over Louisville in overtime Saturday. Peyton Alazaus led the Warriors with 19 points and seven rebounds. Seven other Warriors scored, ...

OHIO PLAYOFFS

Saturday’s Scores PREP FOOTBALL OHSAA Playoffs State Semifinal Division IV Clyde 35, Cin. Wyoming 14 Newark Licking Valley 25, Poland Seminary 24 Division V Ironton 49, W. Jefferson 21 Kirtland 28, Oak Harbor 14 Division VII Lucas 15, Canal Winchester Harvest Prep ...

Purple Raiders not used to bowing out early

ALLIANCE — The mighty have fallen. Second-ranked Mount Union lost a 59-52 record-setting shootout to fifth-ranked North Central (Illinois) in the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs Saturday — ending the Purple Raiders’ 52-game home playoff win streak. It also ended Mount ...

Saturday’s high school basketball

West Branch 50, Louisville 48 OT NORTH CANTON — The West Branch girls let a nine-point lead slip away in the fourth quarter, but regrouped for a 50-48 win over Louisville in overtime Saturday. Peyton Alazaus led the Warriors with 19 points and seven rebounds. Seven other Warriors scored, ...

Brownfield’s 37 not enough for Lisbon

LISBON — Lisbon junior Blayne Brownfield tried his best to put the Blue Devils into the championship game of the fourth annual Lisbon Tip-Off Classic. Brownfield’s personal-high 37 points weren’t enough as the Blue Devils opened the season with a 72-60 loss to Valley Christian on ...

Trojans roll past Bears

LEETONIA—The Sebring boys basketball team pounded Leetonia 73-41 in opening night action Friday. Carson Rouse sparked the Trojans with 17 points and 12 rebounds. Jake Hunter added 18 points, six assists and six steals. Connor Shepherd added 14 points and eight assists. Jordan Baker led ...

Dream season reaches ultimate destination

ORRVILLE – The football season that wouldn’t end will come down to the final game of the season for Springfield. “One more week, one more week,” chanted two-way senior lineman Corey Hatton as the Tigers finished shaking hand and erupted into joyous celebration following a 42-14 ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

Chippewa 51, Salem 43 DOYLESTOWN — Kyla Jamison scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds but it wasn’t enough as Salem fell to Doylestown Chippewa, 51-43, on Friday afternoon. Despite Jamison’s strong showing, Quakers fourth quarter push wasn’t enough against the 2019 Div. III state ...

PREP FOOTBALL SCORES

OHSAA Playoffs State Seminal Division I Cin. Elder 31, Springfield 24 Pickerington Cent. 28, Mentor 21 Division II Cin. La Salle 35, Tol. Cent. Cath. 21 Massillon Washington 35, Avon 10 Division III Mansfield Sr. 27, Aurora 21, 2OT Trotwood-Madison 24, Cols. Hartley ...

Tigers have a chance to make history

NEW MIDDLETOWN — The 2019 edition of the Springfield High School football team has already rewritten the record books. Now, it’s time for the Tigers to add a few more chapters to the story, according to lineman Corey Hatton. “We’re thrilled, I mean what we accomplished this year has ...

Success runs in the family

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Mark Brungard has plenty to be thankful for this week. After all, Brungard is surrounded by smiling faces wherever he goes, from the time he wakes up until the time he goes to bed. During the day, Brungard is a teacher (and former head coach) at Poland. The Poland ...

Record night for Perez

LISBON — It was a record night for Lisbon senior Izzy Perez, except for one thing Wednesday. “We didn’t win tonight, it wasn’t for her lack of effort for sure,” Lisbon coach Jamie Entrikin said. “She has a lot to be proud of. She isn’t done yet.” Perez scored her 1,000th ...

Rebels rally to win opener

COLUMBIANA—The Crestview girls basketball team rallied in the second half to down Beaver Local 54-46 in the Rebels’ season opener Wednesday. Tanner Hoffer had a big game for the Rebels with 16 points, 14 rebounds and three steals, while Krista Perry contributed 17 points and 9 rebounds. ...

Practice squad coming in handy

“We’re going to release you. But, stick around town and stay in shape. We may be re-signing you in a few days.” Those are the words that National Football League practice squad players dread hearing, but unfortunately, they hear them. For many practice squad players, being signed, ...