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WARRIORS GROUND BLUE STEAKS TO STAY PERFECT

East Ashtabula, OH- In a highly anticipated matchup that showcased the prowess of the Edgewood Warriors, the girls’ basketball team triumphed over the Madison Blue Streaks with a final score of 61-50. The game unfolded with intensity across all four quarters, keeping fans on the edge of their seats. The battle to stay perfect and take first place in the CVC Lake division was one for the ages.

Quarter Breakdown:

  • First Quarter: Edgewood 12, Madison 11
  • Second Quarter: Edgewood 15, Madison 17
  • Third Quarter: Edgewood 17, Madison 14
  • Fourth Quarter: Edgewood 17, Madison 8
  • Total: Edgewood 61, Madison 50

Individual Player Stats:

Edgewood Total Points:

  • Avery Vencill: 9 points
  • Faith Vencill: 14 points
  • McKenna Vencill: 7 points
  • Katie McCollister: 12 points
  • Leigha Guyton: 4 points
  • Carly Kray: 3 points
  • Annie Johnston: 12 points

Noteworthy Performance: Faith Vencill

Edgewood’s freshman sensation, Faith Vencill, emerged as the leading scorer with an impressive 14 points. What makes her performance even more remarkable is her contribution in rebounding, showcasing her versatility on the court. Faith is part of a talented family trio, with Avery and McKenna Vencill being her cousins.

Upcoming Games:

The Edgewood Warriors, now boasting a perfect 10-0 record, are gearing up for a challenging away game against the Conneaut Spartans (4-6) on January 10, 2024. This matchup carries added intrigue, given that Spartans’ first-year head coach Jayson Aponte was an assistant coach under Edgewood’s Randy Vencill last year.

On the other side, the Madison Blue Streaks (10-1) will defend their home court against the Harvey Red Raiders (3-6) on the same date. The Red Raiders are seeking a rebound after a close 38-34 loss to the Jefferson Falcons.

Division Standings:

With this victory, the Edgewood Warriors have solidified their position at the top of the CVC Lake Division, standing alone in 1st place. As the team looks ahead to upcoming challenges, their undefeated record speaks volumes about their dominance on the court under the guidance of Coach Randy Vencill.

The Edgewood community eagerly anticipates the continuation of this stellar season, as the Warriors strive to maintain their winning streak and showcase their basketball prowess in the competitive CVC Lake Division.

DRAGONS SCORCH BLUE STREAKS

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Ashtabula, OH- In a back and forth exciting game with long 3’s and big blocks, the Lakeside Dragons emerged victorious against the Madison Blue Streaks with a final score of 59-50. The Dragons showcased their resilience and skill in a matchup that saw both teams fighting tooth and nail for every point.

Key Players Shine for Lakeside: The Dragons’ success in this game can be attributed to the standout performances of key players. Dyln Newsome, with his sharpshooting prowess, stole the spotlight by sinking two crucial three-pointers in the fourth quarter, finishing the game with an impressive 21 points. Aiden Hathy made his presence felt on both ends of the court, contributing 13 points and delivering six emphatic blocked shots that ignited the crowd.

The Dragons’ balanced scoring attack included notable contributions from Alex DiSalvatore, Connor Mead, Jay Lopez, and Chase Newsome. Together, they formed a cohesive unit that proved too much for the Blue Streaks to handle.

Upcoming Clash with Edgewood Warriors: With this hard-fought victory, the Lakeside Dragons improve their season record to 2-2. The team’s next challenge lies in a road matchup against the Edgewood Warriors on December 20, 2023. The Dragons will be looking to carry the momentum from this win and gain an edge over their crosstown rivals, the undefeated Warriors.

Seth Negin’s Sharpshooting Not Enough for Madison: Despite a valiant effort from the Madison Blue Streaks, led by the sharpshooting Seth Negin, who nailed four three-pointers en route to a 17-point performance, they couldn’t overcome the Dragons’ offensive onslaught. Mac Steel and Dom Magda also made solid contributions with 14 and 10 points, respectively, but it wasn’t enough to secure the win.

Next Challenge for Madison: The Madison Blue Streaks, with a season record of 3-2, will be regrouping for their upcoming home game against the Perry Pirates. The Pirates, coming off a dominating 75-39 win over the Conneaut Spartans, will be aiming to build on their success. Madison looks to bounce back and continue their pursuit of victory in what promises to be another thrilling matchup.

As the Lakeside Dragons savor their hard-earned win, and the Madison Blue Streaks regroup for their next challenge, basketball enthusiasts eagerly await the clash between Lakeside and Edgewood, anticipating another intense battle between these fierce rivals.

SPARTANS FALL TO BLUE STREAKS ON THE ROAD

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Madison, OH- In a hard-fought game under the Friday night lights in Madison, the Conneaut Spartans faced off against a tough opponent, the Madison Blue Streaks. The final score read Madison 27, Conneaut 18, but the story of the game was much more than numbers on the scoreboard.

The first quarter saw Madison’s Carson Alley punch in a 2-yard touchdown run, followed by an extra point by Ben Amos, putting Madison ahead 7-0. They didn’t stop there, as Dominic Lawrence connected with Knolan Albert on a 42-yard touchdown pass, extending their lead to 14-0.

The second quarter wasn’t any easier for Conneaut, with Carson Alley breaking free for a 34-yard touchdown run. Madison was clicking on all cylinders, leading 21-0. But Conneaut wasn’t ready to give up, as Wyatt Payne managed to find the end zone with a 3-yard touchdown run, although the two-point conversion fell short. The halftime score was 21-6 in favor of Madison.

In the third quarter, the Blue Streaks continued to make their mark with Carson Alley tossing a 22-yard touchdown pass to Mac Steele, though they missed the extra point, leaving the score at 27-6. Conneaut kept battling as Wyatt Payne scored another 4-yard touchdown run, but, once again, the two-point conversion was no good, making it 27-12.

The fourth quarter saw the Spartans refuse to go quietly into the night. Max Gleason connected with Bryce Spurlin on a 34-yard touchdown pass, and although the two-point conversion fell short, Conneaut managed to narrow the gap to 27-18.

The final score may not have gone in the Spartans’ favor, but the heart and determination they displayed are a testament to their grit and spirit. Their 5-5 season record was enough to secure a spot in the OHSAA playoffs, and they’ll likely face the Garrettsville Garfield G-Men in a rematch from the 2022 playoffs. On the other side, the Madison Blue Streaks, with their 8-2 season record, are set to take on the Gilmour Academy Lancers (8-2) in the first round of the playoffs.

WARRIORS FALL IN OVERTIME THRILLER

Edgewood, OH- Hoping to bounce back off a tough loss in week 6, the Edgewood Warriors clashed with the Madison Blue Streaks in a game that had fans on the edge of their seats until the final play. The first quarter opened with Madison’s James Poe bulldozing his way into the end zone with a powerful 5-yard touchdown run, putting the Blue Streaks up 7-0 after Ben Amos nailed the extra point.

However, the Warriors wasted no time responding. Just moments later, Edgewood’s Anthony Hunt electrified the crowd with a jaw-dropping 76-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, and Samuel Linder’s extra point tied the game at 7-7. The first quarter continued to deliver excitement as Madison’s Carson Alley capped off a drive with a 5-yard touchdown run, adding another successful extra point, bringing the score to 14-7 in Madison’s favor.

In the third quarter, Edgewood’s Tony Hall showcased his arm strength with a 35-yard touchdown pass to Zach Carlton-Hull, and with the extra point, the game was tied once again at 14-14.

As the game unfolded, both teams had opportunities to secure victory in regulation, but missed field goals sent this nail-biter into overtime. In the first overtime series, Edgewood’s Samuel Linder stepped up and drilled a clutch 25-yard field goal, giving the Warriors a 17-14 lead.

With the pressure mounting, Madison’s Carson Alley proved his mettle in the second overtime series, connecting with Alexander Davis for a 16-yard touchdown pass, securing a heart-pounding 20-17 victory for the Blue Streaks.

The final score told the tale of a fiercely competitive contest, with the Madison Blue Streaks emerging triumphant over the Edgewood Warriors, 20-17. The Edgewood Warriors, now at 4-3 (0-2 CVC Lake Division), will prepare for a road battle against the Conneaut Spartans, while the Madison Blue Streaks, with a 6-1 record (2-0 CVC Lake Division), will hit the road to face the Jefferson Falcons, who are still seeking their first win of the season at 0-7 (0-2 CVC Lake Division). Football fans can expect more excitement and drama in the weeks to come as these teams continue their pursuit of victory in the CVC Lake Division.

DRAGONS ROAR LATE BUT FALL SHORT

Madison, OH- Looking to start their CVC Lake division of right, the Lakeside Dragons took on the red hot Madison Blue Streaks. It was a game filled with excitement, big plays, and moments that showcased the determination of our Dragons.

The first quarter started off with Madison’s Carson Alley connecting with Alexander Davis for a 20-yard touchdown pass, putting the Blue Streaks ahead 7-0. But the Lakeside Dragons were determined to fight back.

In the second quarter, Madison’s James Poe managed a 1-yard touchdown run, extending their lead to 14-0. However, the Dragons answered with a spectacular 80-yard touchdown run by Devan Miller. Although the 2-point conversion attempt fell short, the Dragons were back in the game, trailing 14-6.

Madison’s offense remained potent, with Carson Alley throwing two more touchdown passes in the second quarter, to Ryan Radkowski and Max Steele. The Blue Streaks increased their lead to 28-6 at halftime.

The third quarter saw Devan Miller’s second touchdown of the game, a 2-yard run, but the 2-point conversion was unsuccessful, making the score 28-12 in favor of Madison. Unfortunately, the Blue Streaks’ Alexander Davis broke free for a stunning 60-yard touchdown run to stretch their lead to 35-12.

In the fourth quarter, Carson Alley continued to impress, tossing a 29-yard touchdown pass to Max Steele. Madison was now ahead 42-12. But the Lakeside Dragons refused to give up, as Alex DiSalvatore connected with Matt Wagner for a 45-yard touchdown pass, followed by a successful 2-point conversion, bringing the score to 42-20.

Ultimately, the game ended with the Madison Blue Streaks prevailing 42-20. Despite the loss, our Lakeside Dragons showcased their resilience, with Devan Miller accumulating over 100 rushing yards and scoring two touchdowns, while Alex DiSalvatore contributed with a passing touchdown.

Looking ahead, the Lakeside Dragons (3-3, 0-1 CVC Lake division) will return home to face the Jefferson Falcons (0-6, 0-1 CVC Lake division) in week 7, aiming to bounce back with a victory. Meanwhile, the Madison Blue Streaks (5-1, 1-0 CVC Lake division) will be on the road against the Edgewood Warriors (4-2, 0-1 CVC Lake division) in what promises to be another thrilling contest. Despite the setback, the Lakeside Dragons are poised to regroup and continue their pursuit of success in the remainder of the season.

BLUE STREAKS ZAP PAST LIONS

Madison, OH- Protecting their home field on senior night, the Madison Blue Streaks dominated the Orange Lions with a final score of 42-0. The game kicked off with Madison’s quarterback, Carson Alley, making an early mistake as he threw an interception to Orange’s Ely Robinson with 8 minutes and 27 seconds remaining in the first quarter. However, this would prove to be the only highlight for Orange as Madison quickly seized control of the game.

Carson Alley redeemed himself later in the first quarter with a 7-yard touchdown run, followed by a successful extra point kicked by Ben Amos. This put Madison in the lead with a score of 7-0. The second quarter continued to be a showcase for Madison’s offense. James Poe scored a 4-yard touchdown run, and the extra point was good, extending Madison’s lead to 14-0 with 10 minutes and 22 seconds left in the quarter.

Carson Alley continued to impress, connecting with his receivers for three more touchdowns in the second quarter. First, a 14-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Radkowski, followed by an 18-yard touchdown pass to Noah Barnes, and finally, a 7-yard touchdown pass to Knolan Albert. Each of these touchdowns was accompanied by successful extra point kicks, propelling Madison to an impressive 28-0 lead with just 28 seconds left in the second quarter.

The fourth quarter saw Sonny Salajcik add to Madison’s lead with a 9-yard touchdown run, and the extra point was once again good, bringing the final score to a commanding 42-0 in favor of the Madison Blue Streaks.

With this victory, the Madison Blue Streaks improved their record to 4-1 which is their best start since 2015.  The Blue Streaks are set to face the Lakeside Dragons (3-1) in the upcoming CVC Lake Division game in week 6, which promises to be an exciting matchup. On the other hand, the Orange Lions, now at 2-3, will be on the road against the Chagrin Falls Tigers (2-3) in week 6, looking to bounce back from this tough loss.

BOARDMAN CASHES IN ON HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE

BOARDMAN OH-   Tori Strines had all the right stuff on Wednesday for Boardman, allowing zero runs and besting Lake by a score of 3-0

The pitching was strong on both sides. Strines struck out four, while Lake pitching sat down two.

The Spartans got things moving in the first inning, when Jenna Olexa’s sac fly scored one run.

One bright spot for Lake was a single in the first inning.

Strines earned the win for Boardman. The pitcher lasted seven innings, allowing four hits and zero runs while striking out four.

Dana Haus led Boardman with two hits in three at bats. Boardman was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Madison Wymer made the most plays with six.

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CARDINALS DELIVER BIG BLOW TO UNIONTOWN

Uniontown, OH, Ohio – The Canfield Cardinals Girls Lacrosse team brings home another road victory against a highly competitive Uniontown Lake team, 12-6.

Ally Wilson led the Lady Cardinals with 4 goals. Sarah Grohovsky and Emily Wilson scored 3 goals apiece. Ashleigh has and Elena Martin rounded of the Lady Cards with 1 goal apiece.

Canfield’s goalie Karley D’Apolito had 4 saves.

The Canfield Lady Cardinals will face the Youngstown Mooney Cardinals at Bob Dove Stadium on Wednesday April 27th. The Canfield Boys Lacrosse team will face the Youngstown Mooney Boys Lacrosse team immediately following the girls’ game. 

*Contributed By Karl Scheetz

LEOPARDS DRY UP LAKE

UNIONTOWN OH- Louisville hit the road on Wednesday to take on Uniontown Lake as the regular season begins to dwindle down. Now the Leopards know their tournament path, every game is a chance to sharpen their tools to prepare for a tournament run. They did just that on Wednesday as they dominated Lake 48-26.

The Leopards were led by freshman Courtney Barwick who hit a pair of threes on her way to 14 points. Brooke Haren was also in double figures with 10 points on the night. Aubrey Thorne added a strong 7 to the Leopards scoring.

Louisville is scheduled to host Northwest on Friday night at 5:30.

LAKE SHOCKS WILDCATS IN CANTON

CANTON OH- Struthers came into the Eric Snow Classic in Canton with an 11-1 record and high hopes. However, they were cut down by a 4-13 Lake team 71-56.

Struthers led 19-18 after the first frame, but Lake used a huge second quarter to storm ahead of the Cats, and never looked back from there.

The upset moves Struthers down to 11-2. They were led by Trey Metzka with 14 points.

Struthers looks to bounce back as they return to league play Tuesday hosting Lakeview.