Sports Briefing

Columbiana will induct six

COLUMBIANA — The 23rd annual Columbiana High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct six new members on Jan. 12.

Inductees include Rich Clark (Class of 1987), Tucker Cope II (1964), Derek Garrod (2002), Ian Schmidt (2001), John Kelton (contributor) and Donald Groubert (coach).

The induction banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 12 at Columbiana High School. Tickets are $25 per person, $12 for ages 6-10 and free for 5 and under. Reservations are due by Dec. 31. They are available at the varsity boys and girls basketball games, the high school athletic office (330) 482-3818 ext. 34406 or from Larry Baughman at (330) 482-3422.

Salem handles Canton South

CANTON — Salem’s wrestling team defeated Canton South, 42-32, Thursday in Eastern Buckeye Conference action.

Salem 42, Canton South 32

106: Noah Fawcett (CS) maj. dec. Dylan Newhouse, 17-6

113: Tony Seddon (S) pin Ronnie Boyd, 5:26

120: Hunter Miller (CS) pin William Cunningham, :56

126: Bryce Myers (CS) dec. Jacob Frost, 5-4

132: Kevin Gulling (CS) dec. Owen Kirkland, 7-1

138: Adam Magnuson (S) pin Gage Gauze, 1:43

145: Andre Tonkinson (S) win by forfeit

152: Jax Booth (S) pin Antonio Nichols, 5:11

160: Tyler Williams (CS) maj. dec. Zarek Ross, 15-4

170: Brenton Stith (S) pin Hunter Holcomb, 2:33

182: Logan Stecker (S) win by forfeit

195: Dalton Frey (CS) pin Josiah Haas, 1:38

220: Cooper Gottschling pin Trevor Fellouzis, 0:44

285: De’Ontae Williams pin Matt Castles, :46

Junior high wrestlers place

RAYLAND–Three area junior high wrestlers earned victories in the Buckeye Local Winter Classic Saturday.

East Liverpool’s Eric Williams took home first place in the 116-pound division with a 5-0 victory over Bridge Street’s Bradyn Lucas.

Southern’s Wyatt Morris won the 160-pound title with a 9-1 major decision over Bellaire’s Talon Hughes.

Josh Blake from Oak Glen won the 245-pound title by pinning Logan Frye from St. Clairsville at the 0:23 second mark.