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EAST LIVERPOOL, OH-  Last evening showcased a solid display of high school baseball as the Brooke Bruins took on Beaver Local at their home field. The Bruins didn’t waste any time getting on the scoreboard, knocking in two runs off a couple of hits and an error in the very first inning.

Beaver Local’s lineup struggled early on but found a spark in the third inning thanks to a solo home run by senior Colin Gaydos. Despite the shot of momentum, the Beavers found hits hard to come by, managing only four more for the rest of the game and only one additional run.

On the mound for Beaver Local, Wyatt Johnson started and pitched three and two-thirds innings, surrendering four runs on three hits while striking out five. Freshman Andre Wiegand took over in relief, allowing one run on three hits and adding a strikeout to his early varsity stats.

Meanwhile, Brooke continued to build on their lead, adding three more runs to secure a 5-2 victory over the Beavers.

Beaver Local will look to bounce back in their next game tonight at Martins Ferry.


EAST LIVERPOOL, OH-  The Beaver Local High School boys’ basketball team stormed to victory against Brooke High School with a commanding 67-33 win. The game, held on Thursday, showcased Beaver Local’s prowess on the court, led by standout player Owen Hill, who poured in an impressive 22 points to secure the win.

The victory marked Beaver Local’s second triumph in six games, pushing their season record to 7-9. Meanwhile, Brooke High School, despite their efforts, faced a tough defeat, dropping to an 8-5 record.

From the opening tip-off, Beaver Local established their dominance, racing to a formidable 36-18 halftime lead. Austin Cline played a pivotal role in the early momentum, contributing nine of his 11 points in the first half. Luke Rettos also made his presence felt with eight points, adding to the Beavers’ commanding lead.

Despite Brooke’s efforts to rally, Beaver Local’s relentless offense and staunch defense proved too much to handle. The team’s cohesive play and strategic execution throughout all four quarters kept them firmly in control of the game.

In the junior varsity matchup, Brooke High School managed to secure a victory with a final score of 58-44. Matt Anderson led the charge for Beaver Local with 14 points, showcasing the depth and talent within the program.

Looking ahead, Beaver Local is set to face Bellaire in a highly anticipated Buckeye 8 placement game at noon on Saturday, hosted at Indian Creek. With their recent victory fueling their momentum, the Beavers are poised to continue their pursuit of excellence on the court.

Individual performances also shone brightly for both teams. Peyton Teopfer led Brooke High School with 8 points, supported by Garrett Milam with 6 points and Leyton Toepfer with 9 points. For Beaver Local, Hill’s standout performance was complemented by contributions from Hunter Warrick, Briar Germanovich, and Evan Stephenson, among others.

The game also witnessed impressive three-point shooting, with Brooke sinking three triples courtesy of Milam and Toepfer, while Beaver Local connected on four from downtown, with notable contributions from Warrick, Cline, Anderson, and Aiden Dray.


EAST LIVERPOOL OH- Beaver Local, fresh off an emotional senior night win on Monday, welcomed the Brooke Bruins to town looking for their 8th straight victory. Following a slow start the Beavers recovered extending the win streak to eight in 4 sets 21-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-19.

The Beavers were challenged from the opening serve by the Bruins. Brooke took full advantage of Beaver Local miscues racing out to an early 13-6 advantage. Playing behind a strong front line attack Brook put away the Beavers in the first set 25-21. The Red & White secured wins in sets two & three going point for point with the Bruins in both sets before putting away the visitors in the 4th and final set.

Impressed with their opponent Head Coach Sarah Lowe gave respect to the Bruins “This is definitely one of the strongest Brooke teams we have seen in a long time.” The hitters for Beaver Local were challenged all night by the blocking and defensive coverage of the Bruins. The Beavers offensive attack, too good to keep quiet, did make their presence known. Brooke Talbot continued her strong senior campaign with 9 kills, 9 assists. Elizabeth Kolkowski and Grace Hill each added 6 kills respectively. Emma Joseph contributed to the offense with 24 assists. The defense for the Beavers came to the forefront on this night.

Led by Kodi Kinsey with 19 digs, joined by Leah Riccardo’s 12 and Bailey Bowersock’s 10 digs apiece. Kinsey made a highlight defensive play in the 4th set that left everyone talking following the game. The senior Kinsey knew they were in a game from the start “In close games like that we have to play our hearts out and hustle to everything. I couldn’t be happier with the way we played as well as the outcome.”

The Beavers (13-1) hit the road for 4 straight games starting with a trip to Wintersville visiting Indian Creek on Thursday.

*Contributed By YSN’s Chris Sigler