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Beaver Local, Leetonia score victories

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local held serve at home as the Beavers defeated Indian Creek on Wednesday night, 56-48.

Brady Smith led Beaver with 17 points and Skylar Pappas added 16.

The Beavers (8-6) outscored the Redskins in the third period, 22-15, as Smith scored eight of his points in the stanza. Pappas also had a game-high four three-pointers.

For Indian Creek (6-8), Caleb Bodo and Logan Schaffer scored 14 points apiece.

The Beavers also won the junior varsity game, 41-39, as Trey Trevor scored 14 points and Ethan Stephenson 13.

On Friday, Beaver visits Edison and Indian Creek hosts East Liverpool.

INDIAN CREEK: 11-9-15-13–48

BEAVER: 15-7-22-12–56

INDIAN CREEK SCORING: Logan Kuczykowski 1 1-2 3, Mitch Williams 1 0-0 3, Lucca Morelli 1 6-6 9, Jaydon Irizarry 1 0-0 3, Caleb Bodo 5 3-5 14, Logan Schaffer 7 0-0 14, Santana Smith 1 0-0 2. TOTALS: 17, 10-13: 48.

BEAVER LOCAL SCORING: Skylar Pappas 6 0-0 16, Brady Smith 7 3-4 17, Ethan Agnew 3 2-2 9, Noah Bowyer 2 0-0 5, Logan Blissenbach 1 0-0 2, Ethan Stephenson 1 0-0 2, Austin Cline 2 1-2 5. TOTALS: 22, 6-8: 56.

Three-point goals: Indian Creek 4 (Williams, Morelli, Irizarry, Bodo), Beaver 6 (Pappas 4, Bowyer, Agnew).

Leetonia 32, Sebring 31

SEBRING — Timmy Finch hit a jumper off an inbounds pass from Jacob McCool with six seconds left to give Leetonia a 32-31 win over Sebring on Wednesday.

It capped a 12-0 run by the Bears in the final 2 1/2 minutes.

Sebring led 20-16 through three quarters, but Leetonia closed within 22-21 in the fourth quarter. But the Trojans scored the next nine points to go ahead 31-21 with 2:40 remaining.

The Bears took the lead on the final shot, after getting the ball on a jump ball.

Joe Guido topped the Beears with a game-high 11 points. Noah Riffee added eight.

Leetonia will play at United on Friday.

SEBRING: 11-4-5-11–31

LEETONIA: 7-6-3-16–32

SEBRING SCORING: Elijah Frederick 2 0-0 5, Kade Leasure 2 0-1 4, Dustin Black 2 2-3 7, Noah Frederick 1 0-3 3, Caden Shepherd 2 2-3 7, Scott Boston 2 0-0 5. TEAM TOTALS: 11, 4-9: 31.

LEETONIA SCORING: Noah Riffe 2 2-2 8, Timmy Finch 2 2-4 6, Joe Guido 4 2-6 11, Jacob McCool 0 5-10 5, Andrew Hendricks 1 0-0 2. TEAM TOTALS: 9, 11-22: 32.

Three-point goals: Sebring 5 (E. Frederick, Black, N. Frederick, Shepherd, Boston), Leetonia 3 (Riffee 2, Guido).

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