State-ranked Rebels top Devils

COLUMBIANA–The Crestview volleyball team remained perfect with a 25-5, 25-7, 25-7 sweep over Campbell Tuesday.

The Rebels–who are ranked 12th in the Div. III coaches poll–improve to 8-0 overall and 4-0 in the All-American Conference Blue Tier.

Emily Emch did a little bit of everything for the Rebels, finishing with 11 points, eight kills, six aces, four blocks and three digs. Anna Gorby added 20 points and 13 assists.

Also for Crestview, Natasha Salmen had seven points and nine digs. Tess Neville had five kills, while Brenna Auer had four points and four kills.

Crestview won the jayvee match 25-2, 25-7. Shelby Rambo finished with 24 points and 14 aces, while Emily Boyarko had nine points and an ace.

Crestview takes on Newton Falls Thursday.

Salem 3, Minerva 0

SALEM–The Salem volleyball team continued its unbeaten season with a 25-16, 25-9, 25-8 sweeep over Minerva Tuesday.

The Quakers are now 9-0 overall. They are ranked fifth in the state coaches poll in Div. III.

For the Quakers, Kennedy Grimes led the defense with 18 digs and 4 aces, while on the offensive side, Echo Mayer-Kutz added 16 kills, four aces, and 10 digs while Caitlyn Marx added 10 kills and three blocks. Salem will travel to Marlington on Thursday.

The Quakers swept the Lions in jayvee action. Kaelyn Helmick had four kills and four blocks for Salem. Morgan McGaffick had six digs and four assists.

Beaver Local 3, John Marshall 0

CALCUTTA–The Beaver Local volleyball team bested John Marshall 25-18, 25-11, 22-25, 25-20 Tuesday.

For the Beavers, Morgan Bouscher had 13 digs and five kills. Hannah Call had two aces, 10 digs and 14 points. Kinzie Galeoti had nine digs. Abby Jackson had five kills and three blocks. Madison Kendall had four aces, 18 assists and 15 points. Madison Smith had 17 kills, 6 points and two blocks. Elaina Howell had 13 assists.

Beaver Local won the jayvee match 25-16, 25-18. Brooke Schwerha had nine assists and 11 points for the Beavers. Grace Hill added seven kills.

The Beavers play again Thursday in their Attack Against Awareness game at East Liverpool.

United 3, East Palestine 0

HANOVERTON–United beat East Palestine 25-14, 25-13, 25-23 in volleyball action Tuesday.

The Eagles are now 4-7 overall and 4-3 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. The Bulldogs fall to 5-6, 3-4.

United was led by Rachel Bowen with 16 kills and three blocks. Savannah Burton added six aces, five kills and 12 points. Brooke Smith had six aces and 15 points, while Haley Dees and Lauren DelVichio had 16 and 11 assists respectively. Maddie Foster with 7 points, two aces and 7 kills.

Columbiana 3, Leetonia 1

LEETONIA — Columbiana bounced Leetonia 25-13, 25-15, 21-25, 25-12 on Tuesday in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference play.

For Columbiana, Abby Parish had six kills and two aces. Alyssa Tohm had six aces, six digs and four assists. Harmony Offenburg added five kills. Grace Witmer had four aces, six digs and five assists.

Elyssa Jones had nine assists, four points and four aces for Leetonia. Emily Aukerman had four assists, three aces and three points.

Columbiana won the jayvee portion, 25-22, 25-19. Camile Zentner had four kills for the Clippers.

Springfield 3, Waterloo 0

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Springfield Local knocked off Waterloo 25-19, 25-20, 25-23 on Tuesday in Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference play.

Springfield is 8-2, 5-0.

Lyndsey Smith had 12 kills and eight blocks. Kaelen Yemma added 35 assists and 10 points. Makenzy Capouellez had 25 digs.

Springfield won the jayvee match 25-15, 25-12. Carlee Bacon had nine points for the Tigers.

Southern 3, Toronto 0

SALINEVILLE–The Southern volleyball team swept Toronto 25-21, 25-11, 25-21 in Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference action Tuesday.

The Indians improve to 7-1 overall and 6-1 in the EOAC.

For Southern, Maddie Paxson had 12 points and eight kills, Riley Felton 10 points, seven kills and a block and Alexis Rhodes eight points and four kills.

Southern hosts Buckeye Local and Youngstown East in a doubleheader today starting at 3:30 p.m.

Wellsville 3, Lisbon 0

WELLSVILLE –Wellsville stayed perched atop the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference with a 25-8, 25-17, 25-6 win over Lisbon Tuesday.

The Tigers are now 9-1 overall and 7-0 in the EOAC.

For Wellsville, Regan Pierson had six kills, 21 assists and two blocks, Delaney Cochran had seven kills and six assists, Kiki Perry had seven kills and two aces, Peyton Davidson had five aces and three kills, Kinley Martin had seven kills and two aces, Emma Smith had three kills and three blocks, Greta Cartwright had 10 assists and Jenna McNicol had 19 digs and two aces.

For Lisbon (6-4, 4-3), Maddie Liberati had seven kills and five blocks.

In jayvee action, Wellsville won 25-19, 21-25, 25-13. Meaghan Nixon had nine kills for the Tigers, while Paige Green had four aces and 15 assists.

Lisbon is at United on Thursday.

Mineral Ridge 3, Sebring 0

SEBRING–Mineral Ridge bested Sebring 25-7, 25-22, 25-12 in volleyball action Tuesday.

Sebring won the jayvee match 25-18, 25-19.

Jefferson 3, South Range 0

GREENFORD–Jefferson swept South Range 25-10, 25-22, 25-23 in volleyball action Tuesday.

For the Raiders, Mary Kuhns had eight points and 15 digs, Drew Feren had 16 digs and eight assists and Marina Schneider had 10 kills and eight blocks.

West Branch 3, Canton South 0

CANTON–The West Branch volleyball team beat Canton South 25-11, 25-20, 25-20 on Tuesday.

The Warriors are now 7-5 overall and host Alliance Thursday.



Lisbon 191, Leetonia 227

LISBON–Lisbon downed Leetonia 191-227 in golf action Tuesday.

For the Blue Devils, Blayne Brownfield and Josh Entrikin were co-medalists medalist with a pair of 43s, while Austin Craig shot 44 and Anna Marshelek shot 61.

For Leetonia, Brandon Cantwell shot 50, Patrick Hull and Jayden Herhold followed with a pair of 57s and Ashley Gruszecki added a 63.

Beaver Local 191, Dover 202

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local’s girls golf team defeated Dover 191-202 on Thursday at Turkana. McKenna Kyler led the Beavers with a 41.

Beaver Local plays in the Christine Terlesky Golf Invitational on Monday at the Lake Club in Poland.

Salem 226, Canton South 257

SALEM–The Salem girls golf team evened its record at 6-6 with a 226-257 win over Canton South Tuesday.

For the Quakers, Kelly Hutton led the way with a 55, while Sloan Rudibaugh shot 56, Makayla Stoffer 57 and Camryn Riley 58.


Britt powers Beaver

From Staff Reports

WINTERSVILLE–Freshman Jensen Britt scored two goals and dished out two assists to lead the Beaver Local girls soccer team over Indian Creek 6-3 Tuesday.

The Beavers are now 6-2 overall and 4-0 in the Buckeye 8 Athletic League.

Jenna Riccardo also had two goals for the Beavers, while Riley Britt and Emily Monte each had one goal.

Madison Cline and Leah Pancake each had one assist. Jackie Francis had five saves in goal.

The Beavers lost to Indian Creek 5-1 in jayvee action. Skylar Palmer had the lone goal for Beaver Local.

The Beavers are at Wheeling Park Thursday.

East Palestine 4,

Jackson-Milton 0

EAST PALESTINE–The East Palestine soccer team blanked Jackson-Milton 4-0 Tuesday.

Caden Rummel landed the first goal of his career for the Bulldogs. Parker Wisser, Josh Welch and Brandon Turcola each added one goal. Welch added one assist, while Matt Garcia had two saves in goal.

The Bulldogs are now 5-2 overall.

West Branch 8,

Carrollton 3

CARROLLTON — West Branch’s boys soccer team defeated Carrollton 8-3 on Tuesday.

Griffin Lough had four goals for the Warriors (4-3-1) while Ian Yarwood added two goals. Avery Francis and Luke Johnson also scored.

South Range 1,

Lakeview 0

GREENFORD–The South Range boys soccer team shut out Lakeview 1-0 Tuesday.

Quinn Pierson scored the lone goal off an assist from Zack Schick. Matt Lucas had nine saves in goal for the Raiders, who improve to 4-2 overall.

Lakeview falls to 2-4.

Oak Glen 9, Steubenville Catholic Central 2

NEW MANCHESTER–Maggie Kovalcik’s hat trick led Oak Glen to a 9-2 victory over Steubenville Catholic Central in girls soccer action on Tuesday.

Juliani Birden and Reece Enochs tallied a pair of goals each for the Golden Bears (7-1). Abigail Myers had a goal and five assists, while Brooklyn Loveland scored once. Kovalcik, Enochs and Maddie McKay had one assist apiece. Kaylee Travis made three saves in goal.

Tuesday’s game was a postponement from Monday at Steubenville Catholic Central

Oak Glen hosts John Marshall Thursday.

Marlington 5, Salem 0

SALEM — Marlington bested Salem’s boys soccer team 5-0 on Tuesday night.

Bryce Owen had 19 saves in goal for the Quakers.

The Quakers (4-4) will travel to Canfield on Saturday.