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Lisbon tickets on sale LISBON — Tickets for the Lisbon girls basketball district semifinal game Wednesday will be on sale at Lisbon High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Wednesday. Presale tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students. All tickets will be $6 at the gate. A ...

Oak Glen freshman Peyton Hall grapples with East Fairmont’s Cole Laya in the 120-pound Class AA/A final on Saturday at the West Virginia State Wrestling Tournament in Huntington. (Special to the Review)

Bozek, Hall complete quest for titles

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — One stellar career ended with a state championship. Another possible stellar career just got started with a state championship. Oak Glen senior Robert Bozek and Oak Glen freshman Peyton Hall both finished at the top of their respective weight class podiums to cap ...

Minus leading scorer, Lions dispatch Beavers

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CALCUTTA — The Minerva girls basketball team knows that if it wants to win a district title and more this season, its defense must step up to the plate every night. The Lions lost their leading scorer in Bri Gassman in the last regular-season game. Gassman, averaging 14.8 points per game, ...

Beavers advance 10 to Heath

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UHRICHSVILLE — Beaver Local picked up 10 district qualifiers on Saturday at the Division II sectional wrestling tournament at Claymont High School. “We had a great weekend,” Beaver Local coach Jordan Williams said. “Our kids finished tight matches and found ways to win. Out kids ...

Pezzano’s heroics put Blue Devils into districts

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By JOE CATULLO Staff Writer LISBON — For every accomplishment and record Lisbon senior Karlee Pezzano earned throughout her four-year career, nothing compared to her flawless play in the last minute of Saturday’s matchup with South Range. When the Blue Devils trailed by four points ...

Click comes up short of state bowling tourney

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CANTON — Wellsville junior Charles Click came up short of a state berth in the Division II district bowling tournament Saturday. Click rolled a 480 series to place 49th in the boys field at AMF Hall of Fame Lanes. He had games of 159-155-166. Click, who was sixth overall at the Warren ...

Wellsville, Southern wrestlers book spot at districts

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ROOTSTOWN—Crestview wound up with five district qualifiers on Saturday at the Division III sectional wrestling tournament at Rootstown High School. Derek Houser (120 pounds), Andrew Hardenbrook (132) and Landon talbert (220) all took home third place finishes for the Rebels. The top four ...

Pezzano’s heroics put Blue Devils into districts

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LISBON — For every accomplishment and record Lisbon senior Karlee Pezzano earned throughout her four-year career, nothing compared to her flawless play in the last minute of Saturday’s matchup with South Range. When the Blue Devils trailed by four points with 54 seconds remaining, Pezzano ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL

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Jackson-Milton 59, Southern Local 21 NORTH JACKSON — A strong first half led top-seeded Jackson-Milton to a 59-21 victory over Southern Local in a Division IV girls basketball sectional final Saturday. The Bluejays led 40-10 at halftime. Southern finishes with an 8-16 ...

Weir ends Oak Glen’s season

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NEW MANCHESTER — LaVelle Hall and Matt Anderson combined for 55 points as Weir High defeated host Oak Glen, 75-62, Saturday evening inside the Bears’ Den in West Virginia Class AA Region 1, Section 1 action. “We had a lot of nights this year (12) we didn’t have 55, let alone two ...