SPORTS BRIEFING

Toronto seeks coaches

TORONTO — Toronto Middle School is searching for seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball coaches for the 2017-2018 season. Those interested, call head coach Walter Anchors at (330) 303-3435.

Dodgeball in EP

EAST PALESTINE — The East Palestine Community Foundation is seeking teams for the annual Dodgeball Tournament to be held at 6 p.m. April 1 in the high school gymnasium.

Entry fee is $80 per team. For more information, call Nate Foster at (330) 610-2359.

Meet the Indians tonight

SALINEVILLE — Meet the Indians Night will be held at 6 p.m. today in the Southern Local High School gym.

County Classic coming up

LISBON — The 32nd annual Columbiana County Classic, featuring 20 of the top senior boys and girls basketball players in the county, will be held Tuesday, March 28, at Lisbon High School.

The girls game will start at 6 p.m., followed by the boys game.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students. Proceeds go toward scholarships.

Ashland in Elite Eight

COLUMBUS — Top-ranked Ashland is in the NCAA Division II Women’s Elite Eight, which will be held today at Alumni Hall on the campus of Ohio Dominican University.

Ashland (34-0) will take on Virginia Union (26-4) at 6 p.m., the third of four games today. Ashland is averaging 93.9 points per game.

One of Ashland’s top players off the bench is 6-foot-2 freshman Sara Loomis, Malvern High School’s career scoring leader.

Loomis has played in 32 games, averaging 6.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 12.6 minutes per game. She is shooting 52.9 percent from the field and 76.5 percent from the foul line.

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