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KRZNARIC HITS 1,000 CAREER POINTS IN WIN OVER SPARTANS

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Andover, OH- Looking to sharpen up before the playoffs the Pymatuning Valley Lakers and the Conneaut Spartans met for one final regular season game in Andover. The Lakers emerged victorious with a thrilling 92-80 win. Led by standout performances from Blake Krznaric and Caydence Wiser, the Lakers showcased their offensive prowess and celebrated a historic achievement by Krznaric.

QUARTER SCORES
Pymatuning Valley Lakers: 24 | 24 | 24 | 20 = 92
Conneaut Spartans: 17 | 22 | 15 | 26 = 80

Pymatuning Valley Lakers Total Points:

  • Blake Krznaric: 25
  • Caydence Wiser: 24
  • Zane Neczporenko: 14
  • Seth Bryan: 11
  • Max Smith: 8
  • Brady Tisch: 6
  • Ryan Croston: 4

Conneaut Spartans Total Points:

  • Chance Loomis: 28
  • Noah Hamm: 26
  • Jordan Kulko: 17
  • Cayson Hayes: 3
  • Ryan Turner: 3
  • JR Hutchinson: 3

The Lakers’ seniors rose to the occasion in this matchup, with Blake Krznaric leading the charge with an impressive 25 points. Krznaric’s outstanding performance also marked a significant milestone, as he reached 1,000 career points as a Pymatuning Valley Laker. The moment was made even more special as he was honored on his final regular-season game on his home court, adding a memorable touch to the evening’s proceedings.

Joining Krznaric in the scoring column, Caydence Wiser contributed 24 points, while Zane Neczporenko added 14 points, and Seth Bryan chipped in 11 points, highlighting the Lakers’ balanced offensive attack.

Despite a resilient effort from the Spartans, led by Chance Loomis with 28 points and Noah Hamm with 26 points, they were unable to contain the Lakers’ relentless offense.

With this victory, the Pymatuning Valley Lakers conclude their regular season with an impressive record of 17-5 and now set their sights on hosting the Lake Catholic Cougars in the first round of the OHSAA playoffs at home on 2/27/24. Eager to carry their momentum forward, the Lakers will look to make a statement in the postseason.

As for the Conneaut Spartans, they conclude their regular season with a record of 4-18 and now prepare to face the Canfield Cardinals in the OHSAA playoffs on 3/1/24. Despite the loss, the Spartans remain determined to showcase their competitive spirit and resilience on the road to postseason success.

ARRINGTON BECOMES ALL TIME REBOUND LEADER

Southington, OH- In a commanding display of skill and determination, the Grand Valley Mustangs secured a resounding 78-49 victory over the Chalker Wildcats. Led by standout performances from Jerry Arrington and Bobby Rogers, the Mustangs showcased their offensive prowess and celebrated a historic achievement by Arrington.

QUARTER SCORES
Grand Valley Mustangs: 13 | 33 | 16 | 16 = 78
Chalker Wildcats: 16 | 8 | 14 | 11 = 49

Grand Valley Mustangs Total Points:

  • Jerry Arrington: 21
  • Bobby Rogers: 16
  • Braden Hart: 14
  • Peyton Dryer: 11
  • Logan Zirzow: 5
  • Ben Cozad: 5
  • Teagan Fenton: 3
  • Sammy Goforth: 2
  • Joey Gelfidi: 1

Chalker Wildcats Total Points:

  • Daniel Keller: 26
  • Tanner Kelson: 8
  • Zach Pack: 4
  • Nick Karr: 4
  • Andrew Kirkland: 3
  • Ryan Herdman: 2
  • Tegun Noble: 2

Jerry Arrington delivered a standout performance for the Mustangs, scoring 21 points and pulling down an impressive 18 rebounds in the game. With his dominant performance, Arrington secured his place as the all-time leader in career rebounds for the Grand Valley Mustangs with 583, adding a historic milestone to the evening’s achievements.

Joining Arrington in the scoring column, Bobby Rogers contributed 16 points, while Braden Hart added 14 points, and Peyton Dryer chipped in 11 points, highlighting the Mustangs’ balanced offensive attack.

Despite a resilient effort from the Wildcats, led by Daniel Keller with 26 points, they were unable to contain the Mustangs’ relentless offense.

With this victory, the Grand Valley Mustangs improve to a record of 8-14 and now set their sights on their upcoming matchup against the Windham Bombers in the first round of the OHSAA playoffs. Eager to avenge their previous loss to the Bombers, the Mustangs will look to carry their momentum forward and make a statement in the postseason.

As for the Chalker Wildcats, they move forward to face the Heartland Christian Lions in the first round of the OHSAA playoffs, determined to showcase their competitive spirit and resilience on the court.

The Mustangs’ victory over the Wildcats not only highlights their talent and determination but also celebrates the record-breaking achievements of Jerry Arrington, setting the stage for an exciting postseason journey.

 

 

 

DRAGONS LEAVE THE HOME COURT ON A HIGH NOTE

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Ashatbula, OH- In Lakeside’s final home game of the year, the Dragons emerged triumphant with a final score of 66-57 over the Berkshire Badgers. Led by standout performances from Aiden Hathy and Alex DiSalvatore, the Dragons showcased their offensive prowess and honored junior guard Dyln Newsome for his record-breaking achievements.

QUARTER SCORES
Lakeside Dragons: 12 | 10 | 25 | 19 = 66
Berkshire Badgers: 12 | 19 | 16 | 10 = 57

Lakeside Dragons Total Points:

  • Aiden Hathy: 23
  • Alex DiSalvatore: 20
  • Dyln Newsome: 14
  • Connor Mead: 7
  • Chase Newsome: 2

Berkshire Badgers Total Points:

  • Jack Hastings: 13
  • Gavin Hipp: 13
  • Mason Mendolera: 11
  • Cameron Beam: 7
  • Miles Miller: 6
  • Jake Patterson: 2
  • Chase Wardle: 2
  • Alex Bowman: 2
  • Luke Stute: 1

Amidst the intense competition, the Dragons took a moment during a timeout in the first quarter to recognize and honor junior guard Dyln Newsome, who had broken two Lakeside basketball records earlier in the season. Newsome now holds the impressive title of all-time leader in 3-pointers made in a season, with 54, and most 3-pointers made in one game, with 13 against the Conneaut Spartans.

Senior big man Aiden Hathy delivered a stellar performance for the Dragons, electrifying the crowd with multiple dunks and impactful blocked shots on his way to scoring 23 points in the game. Meanwhile, Alex DiSalvatore added 20 points to the scoreboard, while Dyln Newsome contributed 14 points to bolster the Dragons’ offensive attack.

Despite a resilient effort from the Badgers, led by Jack Hastings and Gavin Hipp with 13 points each, they were unable to contain the Dragons’ relentless offense.

With this victory, the Lakeside Dragons conclude their regular season with a record of 6-14 and now prepare for their upcoming matchup against the John Marshall Lawyers in the first round of the OHSAA playoffs. As they carry their momentum forward, the Dragons will look to build upon their success and make a statement in the postseason.

As for the Berkshire Badgers, they move forward to face the Valley Christian Eagles in the first round of the OHSAA playoffs, determined to showcase their competitive spirit and resilience on the court.

The Dragons’ victory over the Badgers not only highlights their talent and determination but also serves as a testament to the record-breaking achievements of Dyln Newsome, setting the stage for an exciting postseason journey

SPARTANS LOOMIS REACHES 1,000 CAREER POINTS ON SENIOR NIGHT

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Conneaut, OH- In a hard-fought battle between the Conneaut Spartans and the Perry Pirates, the Pirates emerged victorious with a final score of 66-53. Despite the Spartans’ valiant effort, highlighted by Chance Loomis reaching a career milestone, the Pirates’ offensive firepower proved to be too much to handle.

QUARTER SCORES
Conneaut Spartans: 8 | 17 | 16 | 12 = 53
Perry Pirates: 13 | 19 | 16 | 18 = 66

Conneaut Spartans Total Points:

  • Chance Loomis: 25
  • Jordan Kulko: 10
  • Davonte Harris: 8
  • Noah Hamm: 6
  • JR Hutchinson: 4

Perry Pirates Total Points:

  • Vincent Tomasic: 14
  • Derreon Malone: 24
  • Braylen Richards: 12
  • Allen Morris: 2
  • Ryan Zurinsky: 2
  • Walter Moses: 9
  • Josh Zentgraf: 3

Despite the loss, the Spartans had a notable milestone to celebrate as Chance Loomis reached his 1,000th career point during the game. Loomis, a talented scoring machine for the Spartans, achieved this milestone on senior night in the Spartans’ final home game of the season, adding a special moment to the evening’s proceedings.

Loomis led the charge for the Spartans with an impressive 25 points, showcasing his scoring prowess and determination on the court. He received support from Jordan Kulko with 10 points, while Davonte Harris, Noah Hamm, and JR Hutchinson also contributed points for the Spartans.

Despite Loomis’ milestone performance, the Pirates proved to be a formidable opponent, led by Derreon Malone with 24 points. Vincent Tomasic and Braylen Richards also made significant contributions with 14 and 12 points, respectively, leading the Pirates to victory.

With this loss, the Conneaut Spartans move to a record of 4-16 on the season, but they remain determined to bounce back in their next game against the Pymatuning Valley Lakers. The Spartans will look to build upon Loomis’ milestone performance and continue to compete at a high level.

As for the Perry Pirates, they celebrate a hard-fought win and prepare for their next game against the Jefferson Falcons. With a record of 10-9, the Pirates remain focused on finishing the season strong and making a statement in the postseason.

While the outcome may not have been what the Spartans had hoped for, Loomis’ milestone achievement serves as a testament to his talent and dedication, and the Spartans will look to rally around this accomplishment as they strive for success on the court.

WARRIORS END REGULAR SEASON WITH A BANG

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Saybrook, OH- In an entertaining showdown between the Edgewood Warriors and the St. John Heralds, the Warriors emerged victorious with a resounding 84-43 win. Led by standout performances from Payton Williams and Jacob Ernst, the Warriors showcased their offensive firepower and secured an impressive victory to close out their regular season.

QUARTER SCORES
Edgewood Warriors: 20 | 17 | 26 | 21 = 84
St. John Heralds: 16 | 12 | 11 | 4 = 43

Edgewood Warriors Total Points:

  • Payton Williams: 27
  • Jacob Ernst: 27
  • Mason Thorr: 13
  • Geno Measel: 6
  • Brady Andrejack: 3
  • Logan Kray: 2
  • Russell Thomas: 2
  • JJ Dufour: 2
  • Justin Richmond: 2

St. John Heralds Total Points:

  • Aaron Wychock: 15
  • Anthony Severino: 13
  • Donald Crawford: 4
  • Anthony Petrochello: 6
  • Brady Cole: 2
  • John Miller: 2
  • AJ Henslee: 1

The Warriors’ offense ignited in the second half after a close first half, with Payton Williams leading the charge by knocking down an incredible 9 three-pointers throughout the game. Meanwhile, senior standout Jacob Ernst reached a career milestone by becoming Edgewood’s newest 1,000-point scorer. His historic achievement was punctuated by a thunderous slam dunk, sending the crowd into a frenzy and highlighting his impact on the court.

Joining Williams and Ernst in the scoring column, Mason Thorr contributed 13 points, while Geno Measel, Brady Andrejack, Logan Kray, Russell Thomas, JJ Dufour, and Justin Richmond all chipped in points to bolster the Warriors’ offensive onslaught.

Despite a valiant effort from the Heralds, led by Aaron Wychock with 15 points and Anthony Severino with 13 points, they were unable to contain the Warriors’ potent offense.

With this win, the Edgewood Warriors conclude their regular season with a record of 17-5, setting the stage for a promising postseason run. As they await their opponent in the sectional semifinals of the OHSAA tournament, the Warriors will look to build upon their momentum and continue their winning ways.

As for the St. John Heralds, they conclude their regular season with a record of 3-18 and shift their focus to the upcoming OHSAA playoffs, where they will face the Maplewood Rockets in the first round. With a determination to compete at a high level, the Heralds will look to make a statement as they embark on their postseason journey.

BIG GAMES FROM COVETTA AND DEGEORGE LIFT FALCONS OVER DRAGONS

Jefferson, OH- In a matchup between the Jefferson Falcons and the Lakeside Dragons, the Falcons emerged victorious with a convincing 72-53 win. The game was highlighted by stellar performances from Anthony Covetta and Joey DeGeorge, who led the Falcons to victory with their scoring prowess and all-around contributions on the court.

QUARTER SCORES
Jefferson Falcons: 20 | 16 | 20 | 16 = 72
Lakeside Dragons: 15 | 11 | 19 | 8 = 53

Jefferson Falcons Total Points:

  • Anthony Covetta: 24
  • Joey DeGeorge: 24
  • Robbie Pisano: 10
  • Joel Navarro: 7
  • Terry Brown: 4
  • Dylan Beebe: 3

Lakeside Dragons Total Points:

  • Alex DiSalvatore: 17
  • Dyln Newsome: 13
  • Aiden Hathy: 11
  • Chase Newsome: 9
  • Conner Mead: 3

Anthony Covetta and Joey DeGeorge led the charge for the Falcons, each scoring an impressive 24 points while also making significant contributions in rebounds, steals, and blocked shots. Their outstanding performances set the tone for the Falcons’ dominance throughout the game.

Robbie Pisano added 10 points for the Falcons, while Joel Navarro, Terry Brown, and Dylan Beebe contributed points as well, showcasing the Falcons’ balanced offensive attack.

Despite a valiant effort from the Dragons, led by Alex DiSalvatore with 17 points and Dyln Newsome with 13 points, they struggled with foul trouble throughout the game. By the fourth quarter, three of the Dragons’ starters found themselves in foul trouble, hindering their ability to mount a comeback against the Falcons’ relentless offense.

With this win, the Jefferson Falcons improve to a record of 12-8 on the season, setting the stage for a highly anticipated matchup against the Perry Pirates in their next game. The Falcons will look to carry the momentum from this win and continue their strong performance as they push for postseason success.

As for the Lakeside Dragons, they will regroup and prepare for their next game against the Chagrin Falls Tigers. With a record of 5-13, the Dragons remain determined to bounce back and finish the season on a positive note, aiming to build upon their competitive spirit and resilience.

The Falcons’ victory over the Dragons serves as a testament to their talent and determination, as they continue to strive for success on the court. As the season progresses, the Falcons will look to maintain their focus and intensity as they aim to make a deep playoff run.

SPARTANS FALL IN WICKLIFFE

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Wickliffe, OH- In a game marked by offensive firepower, the Conneaut Spartans clashed with the Wickliffe Blue Devils, but ultimately fell short with a final score of 67-83. Despite a valiant effort, the Spartans were unable to contain the relentless scoring barrage from the Blue Devils, led by standout performances from Walter Cable and Ryan Latkovich.

QUARTER SCORES
Conneaut Spartans: 15 | 18 | 19 | 15 = 67
Wickliffe Blue Devils: 14 | 24 | 21 | 24 = 83

Conneaut Spartans Total Points:

  • Chance Loomis: 26
  • Noah Hamm: 18
  • Davonte Harris: 11
  • Jordan Kulko: 8
  • Ryan Turner: 2
  • JR Hutchinson: 1
  • Cayson Hayes: 1

Wickliffe Blue Devils Total Points:

  • Walter Cable: 40
  • Ryan Latkovich: 18
  • Jimmy Wheeler: 6
  • Jimmie Feaster: 5
  • Zain Zimmerman: 5
  • Andrew Rossman: 5
  • Demarrio Donner: 4

Chance Loomis led the charge for the Spartans with an impressive 26 points, showcasing his scoring prowess and determination on the court. He now sits just 4 points away from reaching the milestone of 1,000 career points as a Spartan, adding extra significance to the upcoming game against the Perry Pirates.

Noah Hamm contributed 18 points for the Spartans, while Davonte Harris added 11 points to the scoreboard. Jordan Kulko, Ryan Turner, JR Hutchinson, and Cayson Hayes also chipped in with points for the Spartans, demonstrating their balanced offensive attack.

However, the Spartans were unable to contain the offensive onslaught from the Blue Devils, led by Walter Cable’s remarkable 40-point performance. Ryan Latkovich also made significant contributions with 18 points, while Jimmy Wheeler, Jimmie Feaster, Zain Zimmerman, Andrew Rossman, and Demarrio Donner provided additional scoring support.

With this loss, the Conneaut Spartans move to a record of 4-16 on the season, but they remain determined to bounce back in their final home game against the Perry Pirates. The Spartans will look to rally around Chance Loomis as he approaches the milestone of 1,000 career points, aiming to secure a memorable victory.

As for the Wickliffe Blue Devils, they celebrate a strong home win and prepare for their final home game of the season against the Beachwood Bison. With a record of 6-13, the Blue Devils will look to build on their momentum and finish the season on a high note.

MUSTANGS SHOW HORSE POWER AGAINST HERALDS

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Orwell, OH- Looking to bounce back off of a loss, the Grand Valley Mustangs cruised to victory over the St. John Heralds with a commanding final score of 63-28. From the opening tip-off to the final buzzer, the Mustangs asserted their superiority on both ends of the court, leaving the Heralds struggling to keep up.

QUARTER SCORES
Grand Valley Mustangs: 17 | 14 | 19 | 13 = 63
St. John Heralds: 5 | 5 | 12 | 6 = 28

Grand Valley Mustangs Total Points:

  • Jerry Arrington: 18
  • Braden Hart: 15
  • Logan Zirzow: 8
  • Payton Plizga: 8
  • Ben Cozad: 5
  • Bobby Rogers: 3
  • Joey Golfidi: 2
  • Peyton Dryer: 2
  • Teagon Fenton: 2

St. John Heralds Total Points:

  • Anthony Severino: 15
  • Anthony Petrochello: 5
  • Brady Cole: 3
  • Donald Crawford: 2
  • Jaylen Streit: 2
  • AJ Henslee: 1

Leading the charge for the Mustangs was Jerry Arrington, who delivered a stellar performance with 18 points, showcasing his scoring prowess and leadership on the court. Braden Hart also made significant contributions with 15 points, while Logan Zirzow and Payton Plizga added 8 points each. Ben Cozad, Bobby Rogers, Joey Golfidi, Peyton Dryer, and Teagon Fenton rounded out the scoring for the Mustangs with a combined total of 12 points.

Despite a valiant effort from the Heralds, led by Anthony Severino with 15 points, they were unable to contain the Mustangs’ relentless offensive attack.

With this convincing win, the Grand Valley Mustangs improve to a record of 7-13 on the season, setting the stage for a strong finish as they prepare to face the Fairport Harding Skippers in their next game. The Mustangs will look to build on their momentum and continue their winning ways against a tough opponent.

As for the St. John Heralds, they will regroup and prepare to host the Edgewood Warriors in their next game. With a record of 3-17, the Heralds remain determined to compete at a high level and finish the season on a positive note.

The Mustangs’ dominant performance against the Heralds serves as a testament to their talent and determination. As they continue to strive for success, the Mustangs will look to maintain their focus and intensity as they aim to make a statement in the postseason.

WARRIORS WEAR OUT WOLVERINES

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East Ashtabula, OH- In a back and forth matchup that kept fans tuned in until the final buzzer, the Edgewood Warriors emerged victorious over the West Geauga Wolverines with a final score of 57-48. The Warriors showcased their resilience and determination, overcoming a tough Wolverines squad to secure the win.

QUARTER SCORES
Edgewood Warriors: 10 | 13 | 17 | 17 = 57
West Geauga Wolverines: 11 | 21 | 7 | 9 = 48

Edgewood Warriors Total Points:

  • Jacob Ernst: 22
  • Peyton Williams: 15
  • Logan Kray: 9
  • Brady Andrejack: 6
  • Mason Thorr: 3
  • Russell Thomas: 2

West Geauga Wolverines Total Points:

  • Colon Whiting: 12
  • Finn Keenan: 11
  • Landon Lear: 10
  • Andrew Marino: 9
  • Ryan Mobley: 3
  • James Javorek: 3

Jacob Ernst led the charge for the Warriors with an impressive 22 points, showcasing his scoring ability and leadership on the court. Peyton Williams also made a significant impact, contributing 15 points to the Warriors’ offensive output. Logan Kray, Brady Andrejack, Mason Thorr, and Russell Thomas all contributed points as well, demonstrating the Warriors’ depth and versatility.

Despite a strong effort from the Wolverines, led by Colon Whiting with 12 points and Finn Keenan with 11 points, they were unable to contain the Warriors’ offensive firepower.

With this victory, the Edgewood Warriors improve to a record of 16-5 on the season, setting the stage for a promising postseason run. Their final regular-season game against the St. John Heralds will provide an opportunity to fine-tune their game before entering playoff competition.

As for the West Geauga Wolverines, they will look to bounce back in their next game against the Lakeview Bulldogs. With a record of 13-8, the Wolverines remain a formidable opponent as they prepare for postseason play.

FALCONS PREY ON BRAVES

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Jefferson, OH- In a exciting performance, the Jefferson Falcons soared to victory over the Badger Braves with a decisive final score of 87-54. The Falcons’ potent offense and strong defensive presence proved too much for the Braves to handle throughout the game.

QUARTER SCORES
Jefferson Falcons: 14 | 19 | 27 | 27 = 87
Badger Braves: 13 | 11 | 13 | 17 = 54

Jefferson Falcons Total Points:

  • Anthony Covetta: 34
  • Joey DeGeorge: 20
  • Joel Navarro: 10
  • Robbie Pisano: 10
  • Caleb Welser: 8
  • Dylan Beebe: 5

Badger Braves Total Points:

  • Duncan Moy: 20
  • Lewis Flower: 14
  • Jack Harnett: 14
  • Preston Geracitano: 4
  • Bryce Gross: 2

Leading the charge for the Falcons was Anthony Covetta, who put on a scoring clinic with an impressive 34 points. Covetta’s scoring prowess was complemented by Joey DeGeorge, who contributed 20 points, and Joel Navarro and Robbie Pisano, who each added 10 points to the scoreboard. Caleb Welser and Dylan Beebe rounded out the Falcons’ scoring efforts with 8 and 5 points, respectively.

Despite a valiant effort from the Braves, led by Duncan Moy with 20 points and Lewis Flower and Jack Harnett with 14 points each, they were unable to keep pace with the Falcons’ relentless offensive onslaught.

With this victory, the Jefferson Falcons improve to a record of 12-8 on the season, showcasing their ability to perform at a high level against tough opponents. Looking ahead, the Falcons will prepare to face off against the Lakeside Dragons on February 17th, 2024, aiming to continue their winning momentum.

Meanwhile, the Badger Braves have concluded their regular season with a record of 16-6 and will now shift their focus to the OHSAA postseason tournament. After receiving a bye in the first round, the Braves will await the winner of the Heartland Christian Lions and Chalker Wildcats game, prepared to make a deep playoff run.

The Falcons’ dominant performance serves as a testament to their talent and determination as they look to make a strong push in the postseason. With their potent offense and solid defense, the Falcons are poised to make a significant impact in the playoffs.