Riccardo, Roach land on first team

COLUMBUS — East Liverpool senior Gabe Roach and Beaver Local junior Jenna Riccardo, a pair of 1,000-point scorers, headline the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association All-East District high school basketball teams.

Both earned first-team honors in Division II.

Roach has guided the Potters to a 17-5 season. He averaged a team-high 16.6 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.0 steals a game.

Riccardo, who led the Beavers to a 14-9 record, had a team-high 23.0 points, 14 rebounds and three steals a game.

Minerva senior Brice Williams also garnered first-team honors after averaging 20.9 points a game.

Minerva senior Addie Rhodes was named to the girls second team and East Liverpool junior Tresean Jackson to the boys third team.

Special mention went to Beaver Local’s Luke Chetock and Josh Hilditch and Minerva’s Nelle Yankovich and Elyssa Imler.

Receiving honorable mention were Beaver Local’s Elizabeth Kolkowski and Madison Cline and Minerva’s Reece Catlett and Noah Sallade and Coletta Miller.

See B6 for complete list.


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