SPORTS BRIEFING

Wellsville opens bowling season

EAST LIVERPOOL — The Wellsville bowling teams opened their season against Lowellville on Wednesday at Walnut Lanes.

The boys won 2,052-1,752. Charles Click led the Tigers with a 191 high game and 369 series. Jonathan Walker had a 182-310, while Ryan Miller added a 281 series.

For the girls, the Tigers lost 1,456-1,362. Heather Schaefer finished with a 168 high game and 261 series. Emily Skinner bowled a 224 series, and Lauren Plant 218.

Wellsville hosts Harrison Central today at Walnut Lanes.

OHSAA announces captains

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced the honorary captains for the state championship football games on Wednesday.

Today’s Div. II game will feature two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin. On Friday, former Ohio State wide receiver Brian Hartline will preside over the Div. VI game, former Ohio State All-American Tom Cousineau Div. IV and former Northwestern standout Jeff Backes Div. I.

On Saturday, former Ohio State defensive back William White will captain the Div. VII game. Former Notre Dame star Frank Stams will be at the Div. III game and Warren Harding and Ohio State star Boom Herron will cap off the weekend at the Div. V game.

YSU edges Robert Morris 75-74

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Matt Donlan scored 21 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 18 seconds to play, for Youngstown State in a 75-74 win over Robert Morris on Wednesday night.

The Penguins (4-4) led through most of the second period but fell behind 74-70 with 47 seconds to go. Francisco Santiago made two free throws and Donlan sank the 3 to get Penguins the win.

Youngstown State trailed 34-31 at the half but a Brett Frantz 3-pointer early in the second period put them up 39-38 with 16:30 to play. The teams battled back-and-forth after that and Robert Morris took a 71-70 lead with 1:54 remaining.

Donlan was 7 of 12 from the field including seven 3-pointers for the Penguins. Santiago added 20 points with six assists.

Kavon Stewart scored 21 points with five assists and four rebounds for the Colonials (2-6).

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press.

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