Local Sports

Beaver Local advances eight to state meet

From Staff Reports HEATH — Beaver Local’s Logan Ours won the 120-pound Div. II district championship to highlight area wrestlers on Saturday at the tournament at Heath High School. Ours defeated St. Clairsville’s Koen Kish by a 7-1 count in the championship final to earn his spot at ...

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 ...

EL’s Todd bowls with the best

COLUMBUS — East Liverpool senior Billy Todd was on the big stage Saturday at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl. Todd finished 66th in the Division II boys state bowling tournament with a 549 series. He rolled games of 173-210-166. He qualified for state by bowling a 636 series at ...

BOWLING RESULTS

Sportsman League at Walnut Lanes STANDINGS: Pin Punishers 24, Brian’s Pro Shop 21, Walnut Lanes and Plumm’s Stump Removal 20, Steven’s Jewelers 16, Chaney’s and AK Nahas 12, Drunkin Bums 7, Turvy Cards 6 Turvycards.com 4; Drunkin Bums 0. High Game: Joey Ross 269, Butch Mattern ...

Beaver Local competes at state indoor track meet

From Staff Reports GENEVA — Salem junior Abbie Antram is ready to make the next step. Antram won the Division II-III girls shot put at the Ohio Associated of Track and Cross Country Coaches (OATCCC) indoor state championship Saturday. Antram, the defending Columbiana County champion, ...

Blue Devils bounced

SEBRING — Sebring was the fourth seed and Lisbon the fifth seed and they played like two evenly-matched boys basketball teams when they collided in a barnburner before a packed house in a Division II sectional championship game Friday night. In fact, the two teams were so evenly matched, ...

Beavers poised for state

From Staff Reports HEATH — Beaver Local’s wrestling team had six wrestlers reach the championship semifinals on Friday during opening day action at the Div. II Heath district wrestling tournament. Beaver Local will be represented by Logan Ours (120), Cole McComas (126), Skyler Lasure ...

PREP BASKETBALL

McDonald 89, Wellsville 54 MCDONALD — Wellsville was witness to a historic milestone on Friday as it exited the Div. IV tournament with an 89-54 loss to McDonald in the sectional final. McDonald junior Zach Rasile became the first Blue Devil to reach 2,000 points for his career as he ...

Todd closes career with a bang

EAST LIVERPOOL—When East Liverpool senior Billy Todd took up bowling roughly a decade ago, he couldn’t envision the role the sport would go on to play in his life. “I think I was seven or eight when I first started,” Todd said. “My parents encouraged my brother and I to join a youth ...

DISTRICT WRESTLING TOURNAMENTS

Heath Div. II HEATH—The Beaver Local wrestling team will have 14 wrestlers gunning for state tournament berths at this weekend’s Div. II district tournament at Heath High School. East Liverpool’s Skylor Wooley and Kaz Zubay will also be competing when action gets underway at 4 p.m. ...