Clippers thwart Range
COLUMBIANA – Columbiana downed South Range, 148-162, in Tuesday’s season opener at Valley.
Four Clippers shot in the 30s as Bruce Wiggins shot a par 35, followed by freshman Jared Wilson with a 36, Griffin Williams 38 and Joe Lucci 39.
For South Range, Ryan Turnbull had a 39, Tom Roux 40, Randy Skirpac 40 and Brooks Thomas 43.
Columbiana will host United at 2 p.m. today.
East Palestine 154, Beaver Local 169
NEGLEY – The East Palestine golf team improved to 3-0 with a 154-169 win over Beaver Local at the East Palestine Country Club on Tuesday.
Topping the Bulldogs were Ryen Kemp with a 37, Phil Gerner 38, D.J. Bandy 39 and Andy Ellis 40.
For Beaver Local (1-1), Joey Newlin had 38, Quintan Carr 39, Duncan Hildenbrand 46 and Jeramy Morgan 46.
East Palestine will play at Crestview on Thursday.
PARIS – Beaver Local’s girls golf team came in eighth place out of 18 teams with a 413 on Tuesday at the Preseason Tri-County Girls Golf Tournament at Pleasant View Golf Club.
Dover won the tournament with a 344. Canton Central was second with a 353. Minerva took third with 362.
Michelle Vlacovsky of Canton Central Catholic was medalist with a 72.
For Beaver Local, Taylor Plunkett had a 96 and was a second team all-tournament selection. Bekah Kyler had a 101, Reed McGeehan 104, Carsyn Hoppel 112 and Lauren Plunkett 119.
Columbiana 173, Western Reserve 220
COLUMBIANA – Columbiana’s girls golf team bested Western Reserve 173-220 on Tuesday at Valley.
For Columbiana (1-0), Alexa Tringhese had a 39, Ally Moreschi 42, Elise Hammond 44 and Tori Bucci 48.
For Western Reserve, Katie Henderson had a 47, Emily Henderson 54, Sarah Gray 55 and Taylor Thomas 64.
Columbiana plays in the Lakeview Invitational today.