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SPORTS BRIEFING

Massillon-Hoban rematch

AKRON — Akron Hoban’s run of four straight state football titles will be on the line tonight when the the third-ranked Knights (11-1) take on top-ranked Massillon (12-0) at the University of Akron’s InfoCision Stadium.

The two teams met in the Division II state title game last year with Akron Hoban winning 42-28 in front of 16,213 at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton.

Kickoff for the rematch will be at 7 p.m. today. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

East Liverpool bowlers split

EAST LIVERPOOL — The East Liverpool boys and girls bowling teams split a pair of matches with Harrison Central Thursday at Walnut Lanes.

The girls team improved to 2-0 with a 1,909-1,884 victory.

Delaney Riggle led the way for East Liverpool with a high game of 178 and a 336 series. Hannah Russell added a 167 high game and a 319 series.

The East Liverpool boys team fell 2,847-2,418.

Alfred Todd led the Potters (1-1) with a 224 high game and a 419 series. Paxton Grimes followed with a 206 high game and a 375 series. East Liverpool could not overcome a huge night from Harrison Central’s Trevor Thompson, who bowled a high game of 299, to go with a series of 588.