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South Range 5, Jefferson 3 JEFFERSON—The South Range baseball team claimed the Northeast 8 Athletic Conference title with a 5-3 win over Jefferson Saturday. The defending Div. III state champion Raiders are now 23-5 overall and finish 13-1 in the Northeast 8/ Trey Pancake finished with ...

Wright, Rebels set pace

From Staff Reports NEW MIDDLETOWN — Wellsville junior Justin Wright and the Crestview boys sprint relay teams trampled meet records at the Springfield Division III district meet Friday. Wright raced to victory in the 100-meter dash (10.63 seconds) and 200-meter dash (21.71). They are among ...

South Range gets Rebels out of the way

GREENFORD—With their three run lead evaporated and the pressure ratcheting up, the South Range softball team didn’t bat an eye as the Raiders came to bat in the bottom of the sixth inning in Thursday’s Div. III district final against Crestview. “Everyone still had their heads up, we ...

Record efforts for Quakers

From Staff Reports SALEM — Salem junior Jacob Monigold and senior Caitlyn Marx are throwing away their seasons — in a good way. Both won Division II district titles with their best throws ever Thursday at Reilly Stadium. Monigold had a personal-best 153-feet-0 in the boys discus as he ...

Lisbon still alive

From Staff Reports STRUTHERS — Lisbon is the last team standing in Columbiana County. Riding a 14-strikeout performance from Logan Bell, the Blue Devils became the only county baseball team to win a sectional title this season by topping Lowellville 3-1 on Thursday in a Div. IV ...

Potters’ relay races to regional

From Staff Reports MILLERSBURG — The East Liverpool boys 3200-meter relay team had to run its best time of the season if the Potters wanted to run again. Senior Sobaan Razi, junior Izaiha Browning and sophomores Braidyn Wright and Brannan Smith placed third Thursday at the Division II ...

Salem Div. II district

BOYS RESULTS FINALS (Top four advance to Austintown regional) 3200 RELAY: 1. Salem (Trey Double, Jackson Corbisello, Cameron Christopher, Hunter Christopher) 8:10.86; 2. Tuslaw 8:13.62; 3. West Branch 8:17.14; 4. Field 8:21.54; 5. Fairless 8:27.48; 6. Northwest 8:34.46; 7. Youngstown ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

McDonald downs East Canton NORTH JACKSON — Second-seeded McDonald claimed the Jackson-Milton Division IV district softball title with a 5-3 win over fourth-seeded East Canton Thursday at Jackson-Milton Elementary School. Megan Ward hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the bottom of the ...

East Canton silences Blue Devils’ bats

NORTH JACKSON — Lisbon’s softball team produced at a rate no other area team did this season, but on Wednesday in the Div. III district semifinal the Blue Devils were cooled off by a defending district champion at Jackson-Milton Elementary. East Canton scored five in the first and held ...

Bulldogs beaten in 7th

NORTH JACKSON —Third-seeded East Palestine got to second-seeded McDonald a little two late. East Palestine scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning, but McDonald responded with two runs in the bottom half for a 3-2 win in a Division IV district semifinal Wednesday at Jackson-Milton ...