SPORTS BRIEFING

EOWL tournament

AUSTINTOWN — The Eastern Ohio Wrestling League tournament will be held on Friday and Saturday at Austintown Fitch High School.

The first session will be held starting a 4:30 p.m. on Friday. The second session is set for 9 a.m. on Saturday with the final session beginning with a parade and Hall of Fame induction at 4:15 p.m. on Saturday.

Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for students per session.

Beaver Local, West Branch, Salem, Columbiana, South Range, Crestview and Wellsville are among the area teams competing.

Two events at United game

HANOVERTON — The Leetonia at United boys basketball game on Jan. 18 will be OHSAA Military Appreciation Night and the Coaches vs. Cancer game.

Veterans and active military members will receive free admission, beginning with the junior varsity game at 5:30 p.m. All will be recognized at halftime of the varsity game with the high school choir singing the armed forces anthems.

The Family, Career & Community Leaders of America students will host an indoor tailgate reception from 6 to 7 p.m. with food and drink provided and the National Honor Society will welcome veterans with a special gift.

For the Coaches vs. Cancer game, there will be shirt sales, a gift basket auction and a 50/50 drawing –all to benefit the Columbiana County Health Department Cancer Detection Clinic.

Potters sweep Lowellville

EAST LIVERPOOL — The East Liverpool boys and girls bowling teams swept Lowellville at Walnut Lanes on Wednesday.

The East Liverpool boys won 2,192 to 1,226 to improve to 7-3 overall.

Billy Todd had a 226 game and 407 series to lead the Potters. Anthony DeMarco added a 179 game.

The East Liverpool girls handed Lowellville its first loss, 1,813 to 1,715.

For the 6-4 Potters, Madyson McGaffic had a 172-335 and Hannah Russell a 158-312.

East Liverpool will be at Carrollton on Tuesday.

Kissinger at Spalding

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — Corey Kissinger, a 2015 graduate of Crestview High School, recently wrapped up his soccer career at Spalding University.

Kissinger, a senior midfielder, had one assist and 83 minutes of play in six games this season. He played in 15 games in his four-year career at Spalding, an NCAA Division III program.

The Golden Eagles finished 14-4-1 this season and won the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for the second time in three years with a 7-1-1 mark.

Neal was in Potters’ photo

Incorrect names were published under the basketball photo on page 2B in Wednesday’s edition. The photo showed East Liverpool’s Timmy Neal driving between Beaver Local’s Nathan Barber and Jaden Kiddey.

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