SPORTS BRIEFING

Goodall an OAC All-Star

ALLIANCE — Mount Union senior Billy Goodall has earned All-Ohio Athletic Conference honors for the fourth straight baseball season.

Goodall, a South Range High School graduate, was named to the All-OAC first team in 2017 and 2019 and the second team in 2016 and 2018.

Goodall, who batted .348, was the Purple Raiders’ top hitter with 49 hits and 34 runs batted in while being second in the conference with 30 stolen bases. He became the school’s career leader in hits (213) and stolen bases (86).

Mount Union senior pitcher Phil Mary also was named to the first-team after posting a 5-1 record while being second in the conference in strikeouts (78) and third in earned run average (1.95). He is Raiders all-time leader in innings pitched (281 2/3).

Mount Union ended the season with a 22-14 record and 9-9 mark in OAC play.

Ball games rescheduled

The Columbiana at United Division III sectional baseball game was the only local tournament contest not rained out Monday.

All the postponed games have been rescheduled for this afternoon.

The Division IV softball district semifinal at Jackson-Milton Elementary has Lisbon vs. East Canton at 4:30 p.m. and East Palestine vs. McDonald at 6 p.m.

The sectional baseball games include Waterloo at Crestview and East Palestine at Western Reserve in Division III and Struthers at Salem and Youngstown East in Division II. Today’s baseball games are scheduled to start at 5 p.m.

See page 3B for the softball and baseball tournament schedules.