Four area players on OVAC first team

East Liverpool’s Hayden Cunningham, Beaver Local’s Jared Lyder and Wellsville’s Nate Scott have been named to the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball first team in their respective divsions.

Cunningham was named to the Class 4A first team, while East Liverpool’s D.J. Austin and Oak Glen’s Bub Haddox received honorable mention.

In Class 5A, Lyder received first-team honors and Edison’s Erik Lee second-team honors. Honorable mention went to Beaver Local’s Chase Hilliard and Edison’s Storm Allese and Dylan Jones.

In Class 2A, Scott was a first-team selection. Honorable mention went to Wellsville’s Seth Bradford, Camden Douglas and Jordan Sloan.

Edgell named first team

East Liverpool’s Nikayla Edgell received first-team honors on the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class 4A girls basketball team.

Oak Glen’s Vanessa Hissam was named to second team. Receiving honorable mention were East Liverpool’s Lindsay Baker and Kiara Cowart and Oak Glen’s Alex Arnott, Jessica Stivason and Karly Wiley.

In Class 5A, Edison’s Katelyn Polack was named to the second team. Beaver Local’s Tannar Dolhun and Danna Talbott received honorable mention.