Local Sports

Eagles close out Potters

HANOVERTON—The United girls basketball team defeated East Liverpool 58-48 Thursday. Loren Swords powered the Eagles with a career-high 22 points. Celeste Hofmeister added 15 points. The Eagles close the regular season at 11-11. Emma Ludwig poured in 25 points to lead the Potters. East ...

WRESTLING

South Range 60, Brookfield 18 Thursday at Brookfield 106: Gavin Pahanish (SR) win by forfeit 113: Clayton Massek (SR) win by forfeit 120: Braden Johnson (SR) win by forfeit 126: Michael Markulin (SR) win by forfeit 132: Kyle Keenan (SR) win by forfeit 138: Naseem Maali (SR) win by ...

Akron gets state baseball tournament

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors voted Thursday to move the state baseball tournament to Canal Park in Akron and to keep the football championships in Canton. The board’s vote was unanimous at 8-0 on both issues, with one member absent. The ...

Riccardo jumps to top of Beaver Local’s scoring list

CALCUTTA — The Beaver Local Beavers wanted to get junior Jenna Riccardo the school scoring record before turning their focus to the Division II sectional tournament opener Monday. Riccardo scored with four seconds remaining in Wednesday’s 63-43 loss to Wheeling Central to become the ...

Eskra leads Rebels

From Staff Reports LEAVITTSBURG—Haley Eskra tied a school record with seven three-pointers as the Crestview girls basketball team finished the regular season with a 48-39 victory over LaBrae Wednesday. The Rebels are now 16-6 overall and finish 9-5 in the All-American Conference Blue ...

AREA DISTRICT QUALIFIERS

Area swimmers will at compete in the Division II district swimming meets today in Columbus and Friday in Cleveland. The top two individuals and relay teams in each event along with 16 at-large qualifiers based on times advance to the state swimming meet at Branin Natatorium in Canton on ...

Southern Local keeps it close

TORONTO — Although the OHSAA girls basketball tournament is already set, any win Toronto can grab before it begins its run next Thursday will help. With one more opporunity to do so, the Red Knights accomplished their small goal and defeated Southern Local, 40-33, in a makeup game on ...

JUNIOR HIGH

GIRLS BASKETBALL EBC 7TH GRADE SEMIFIALS Salem vs. West Branch Salem won 26-16 Wednesday. Salem, Rylee Hutton 14 points, Kaylee Carlisle 10 points. Next: Salem hosts Carrollton in the 7th grade championship game today. Carrollton vs. Marlington Carrollton won 29-24 Wednesday. EBC ...

Columbiana stands tall against Salem

COLUMBIANA — It was a tale of two halves when Salem High School’s boys basketball team traveled to neighboring Columbiana for a non-league tilt Tuesday night. Salem controlled the tempo early and led at halftime, but the Quakers got in foul trouble in the second half and the Clippers got ...

Springfield beats Lisbon with second-half explosion

LISBON — Springfield used a 44-10 second-half explosion to pull way from Lisbon for a 78-40 win Tuesday. The Tigers had a balanced scoring effort with 17 points from Beau Brungard, 15 from Drew Clark, 14 from Shane Eynon and 10 from Evan Ohlin. The Tigers improve to 15-4, while Lisbon ...