Three reach OVAC semifinals
East Liverpool, Oak Glen and Wellsville qualified for the OVAC boys basketball championships and will be in action Tuesday as the semifinals commence.
East Liverpool earned the fourth seed in Class 4A and will travel to top seed Meadowbrook on Tuesday, while No. 2 seed Oak Glen will host No. 3 seed St. Clairsville in the other Class 4A semifinal.
In Class 2A, Wellsville earned the third seed and will be at No. 2 seed Wheeling Central on Tuesday. No. 1 seed Toronto will host No. 4 seed Shadyside in the other semifinal.
The championships will be held on Saturday at Ohio University Eastern.
Tuesday, Feb. 12
No. 4 Frontier at No. 1 Trinity Christian
No. 3 Beallsville at No. 2 Cameron
No. 4 Shadyside at No. 1 Toronto
No. 3 Wellsville at No. 2 Wheeling Central
No. 4 Monroe Central at No. 1 Shenandoah
No. 3 Barnesville at No. 2 Fort Frye
No. 4 East Liverpool at No. 1 Meadowbrook
No. 3 St. Clairsville at No. 2 Oak Glen
No. 4 Morgantown at No. 1 Wheeling Park
No. 3 Steubenville at No. 2 University
Friday, Feb. 15
Saturday, Feb. 16
at Ohio University Eastern Health & Physical Education Center
CLASS 3-A, 10 a.m.
CLASS 4-A, noon
CLASS 5-A, 2 p.m.
CLASS 1-A, 4 p.m.
CLASS 2-A, 6 p.m.
OVAC CONSOLATION POOL PAIRINGS
Tuesday, Feb. 12
Linsly at Beaver Local
Indian Creek at Southern Local
Buckeye Trail at Edison
John Marshall at Martins Ferry
St. John Central at Conotton Valley
Hundred at Bridgeport
Brooke at Bellaire
River at Harrison Central
Weir at Union Local
Madonna at Buckeye Local
Clay Battelle at Magnolia
Caldwell at Paden City
Steubenville Catholic at Valley
Friday, Feb. 15
Beaver Local at Steubenville Catholic
Southern Local at River
Edison at John Marshall
Bellaire at St. John Central
Paden City at Hundred
Bridgeport at Brooke
Martins Ferry at Weir
Valley at Madonna
Magnolia at Indian Creek
Union Local at Linsly
Harrison Central at Buckeye Trail
Buckeye Local at Clay Battelle
Conotton Valley at Caldwell
EOAC at Wellsville
WELLSVILLE — Wellsville will host the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference junior high boys basketball championship and consolation games today at DAW Elementary, 929 Center St.
Today’s schedule includes:
10 a.m., seventh-grade championship, Toronto vs. Lisbon.
11:30 a.m., eighth-grade consolation, Southern vs. Columbiana.
1 p.m., seventh-grade consolation, United vs. Columbiana.
2:30 p.m., eighth-grade championship, Wellsville vs. United.
East Liverpool wins two
ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The East Liverpool bowling teams swept a pair of matches with Buckeye Local Thursday.
The Potter boys won 2,048-1,652. Anthony DeMarco led the Potters with a 213 high game and a 394 series. Alfred Todd added a 218 high game and a 376 series.
East Liverpool won the girls match 1,626-1,618. Hannah Russell bowled a 156 high game for the Potters. Madyson McGaffic had a 152 high game.
Raiders go to the mall
NILES – The South Range wrestling team posted a 36-27 win over Hickory (Pa.) at the Eastwood Mall on Friday.
South Range 36, Hickory (Pa.) 27
106: Cody Miller (H) dec. Gavin Pahanish, 7-3
113: Braden Johnson (SR) win by forfeit
120: Clayton Massek (SR) win by forfeit
126: Carter Gill (H) dec. Kyle Keenan, 6-0
132: Naseem Maali (SR) win by forfeit
138: Cooper Cleevley (SR) dec.Jayden Rodgers, 7-6
145: Braelin Stewart (H) dec. William Pancake, 8-2
152: Andrew Bunger (H) win by forfeit
160: Logan Cormell (SR) pin Tacoma Pumphrey, 1:29
170: Shawn Oakes (SR) win by forfeit
182: Caleb Benton (H) win by forfeit
195: Trever Lightner (H) dec. Cade Holmes, 13-12
220: Anthony Czap (SR) dec. Skylar Collins, 3-2
285: Nicholas Maule (H) dec. Michael Lally, 7-5