Tag Archive for: east liverpool

CANFIELD TAKES REGULAR SEASON FINALE

EAST LIVERPOOL OH- In a thrilling showdown on Thursday night, the Canfield faced a tough test on the road against East Liverpool. Despite the hostile environment, Canfield delivered a consistent effort that propelled them to a hard-earned 66-56 victory over the Potters.

Leading the charge for Canfield was Ben Weaver, whose impressive performance saw him rack up a team-high 23 points, showcasing his scoring prowess and clutch play when it mattered most. Sam Castranova also made a significant contribution with 20 points, while Dom Cruz added 10 points to bolster Canfield’s offensive attack.

Despite facing a formidable opponent in East Liverpool, Canfield’s resilience and determination shone through, allowing them to maintain their composure and execute their game plan effectively throughout the contest.

On the other side, East Liverpool put up a valiant effort, led by Preston Kerr with 19 points, Quinton Conrad with 15 points, and Cohen Pease with 11 points. However, their efforts were ultimately not enough to overcome Canfield’s relentless pressure and offensive firepower.

With this crucial win, Canfield concludes their regular season with an impressive record of 18-4, setting the stage for what promises to be an exciting tournament run. They now turn their focus towards tournament time, where they will host Akron East on Tuesday in their first postseason matchup.

Meanwhile, East Liverpool will regroup and prepare for their upcoming tournament game on March 2nd, where they will host Zanesville in a bid to make some noise in postseason play.

 

URSULINE’S ABILITY TO SCORE TRAVELS WELL

EAST LIVERPOOL OH- Ursuline showcased their offensive prowess on Monday night as they traveled to East Liverpool and emerged with a commanding 72-53 victory. The Irish wasted no time asserting their dominance, storming ahead early and never looking back.

Leading the charge for Ursuline was Jayden Payne, who delivered a stellar performance with 18 points, showcasing his scoring ability and leadership on the court. He was well-supported by Noah Bell and Jaylen Gunther, who each contributed 14 points, while Deshaun Will and Geno Lucente added 9 and 8 points respectively to bolster the team’s offensive output.

Despite East Liverpool’s efforts to mount a comeback, they were unable to contain Ursuline’s relentless offensive attack. Preston Kerr led East Liverpool’s scoring effort with 15 points, followed closely by Blake Adkins with 12 points and Quinton Conrad with 9 points.

With this convincing win, Ursuline improves their record to an impressive 17-3 as they return home to host Howland on Thursday. Meanwhile, East Liverpool, with a record of 16-5, faces another tough challenge ahead as they host Canfield on Thursday.

POTTERS END THE REGULAR SEASON IN STYLE

EAST LIVERPOOL OH- In a highly anticipated matchup, East Liverpool showcased their defensive prowess as they secured a commanding 40-27 victory over United. From the opening tip-off, the Potters’ defense proved to be the difference-maker, stifling United’s offensive efforts throughout the game.

Leading the charge for East Liverpool was Kenzie Headley, who displayed her scoring prowess with an impressive 16 points. Ayla Brown contributed 9 points to bolster the offense, while Reagan Edwards, Aynsley Galeoti, and Dacianelle Andrews each added 5 points to round out a balanced scoring effort for the Potters.

Despite a valiant effort from United, led by Grace Knight with 14 points, they struggled to find openings against East Liverpool’s suffocating defense.

With this win, East Liverpool concludes their regular season with momentum, boasting a record of 13-9 as they prepare for postseason play. Their first tournament matchup is set for February 24th, as they host Philip in what promises to be an exciting contest.

Meanwhile, United, with a record of 15-7, will await their first tournament game on February 21st, hosting VASJ.

POTTERS TAKE ANOTHER ONE FROM BEAVER LOCAL

EAST LIVERPOOL OH- In a highly anticipated OVAC consolation game, East Liverpool’s basketball team emerged victorious in a thrilling matchup against their arch-rival Beaver Local, securing an 80-68 win.

East Liverpool’s offense was firing on all cylinders, led by Preston Kerr who delivered an outstanding performance with a game-high 25 points. Preston Dawson added 18 points to the scoring tally, while Quinton Conrad contributed 14 points and Nate Birch chipped in with 12 points, showcasing the team’s balanced offensive attack.

Despite a valiant effort from Beaver Local, led by Austin Cline with 22 points and Owen Hill with 19 points, they couldn’t overcome East Liverpool’s dominant performance.

With this important win, East Liverpool improves their record to an impressive 16-4 as they enjoy some time off before hosting Ursuline on February 19th. Meanwhile, Beaver Local, with a 9-12 record, turns their attention to their upcoming matchup against Salem on Tuesday.

POTTERS DROP A SHOOTOUT WITH ST CLAIRSVILLE

In a high-scoring showdown, East Liverpool’s basketball team engaged in an offensive battle against St. Clairsville but ultimately fell short with a final score of 96-81.

Despite their best efforts, East Liverpool couldn’t quite keep pace with St. Clairsville’s potent offense. Leading the scoring charge for East Liverpool were Preston Dawson with 19 points, followed closely by Preston Kerr contributing 18 points. Nate Birch added 16 points to the scoreboard, while Quinton Conrad chipped in with 15 points.

With this loss, East Liverpool’s record moves to 15-4, but they will have the opportunity to regroup and bounce back in the OVAC Consolation game on Friday, with their opponent yet to be determined. Despite the setback, the team remains determined and focused on finishing the season strong.

EAST LIVERPOOL WINS DOGFIGHT WITH AVIATORS

EAST LIVERPOOL OH- In a hard-fought battle on Saturday, East Liverpool showcased their offensive prowess to outlast Alliance with a final score of 73-62. Preston Dawson led the scoring effort with an impressive 20 points, closely followed by Preston Kerr with 18 points. Nate Birch contributed 9 points, while Cohen Pease and Quinton Conrad added 8 and 7 points, respectively.

East Liverpool, with a strong 15-3 record, will now shift their focus to a home matchup against St. Clairesville on Tuesday. The victory underscored the team’s offensive talent as they navigated a competitive game against Alliance.

YSN HSBB POWER RANKINGS RELEASED FOR 1/26/24

EAST PALESTINE, OH- As the high school basketball season unfolds, the competition is fierce, and teams are jockeying for position in the rankings. Your Sports Network (YSN) has evaluated teams based on various factors, including the Rating Percentage Index (RPI), winning percentage (WP), opponent winning percentage (OWP), and opponent’s opponent winning percentage (OOWP) and recent success/momentum. Let’s dive into the rankings:

1. John F. Kennedy Catholic (Warren)
– **RPI:** 0.728116
– **WP:** 0.923077
– **OWP:** 0.635416
– **OOWP:** 0.545958
– **W/L:** 12-2

 2. Ursuline (Youngstown)
– **RPI:** 0.690662
– **WP:** 0.833333
– **OWP:** 0.603117
– **OOWP:** 0.584951
– **W/L:** 10-2

3. LaBrae (Leavittsburg)
– **RPI:** 0.64529
– **WP:** 0.846154
– **OWP:** 0.537842
– **OOWP:** 0.474336
– **W/L:** 11-2

4. East Liverpool – 0.637339

5. David Anderson (Lisbon) – 0.631076

6. Canfield – 0.631733

7. Poland Seminary (Poland) – 0.612005

8. Pymatuning Valley (Andover) – 0.612984

9. Cardinal Mooney (Youngstown) – 0.617002

10. Badger (Kinsman) – 0.61758

11. West Branch (Beloit) – 0.61894

12. Springfield (New Middletown) – 0.603519

13. Austintown Fitch – 0.600702

14. Edgewood (Ashtabula) – 0.594858

15. Heartland Christian (Columbiana) – 0.583468

16. Newton Falls – 0.57736

17. Memorial (Campbell) – 0.577266

18. Columbiana – 0.574458

19. South Range (Canfield) – 0.589136

20. Hubbard – 0.509149

21. Lowellville – 0.526699

22. Waterloo (Atwater) – 0.561961

23. Howland (Warren) – 0.523109

24. East (Youngstown) – 0.521267

25. McDonald – 0.492494

 

ON THE BUBBLE: 

Struthers

Lakeview (Cortland)

Wellsville

Brookfield

United (Hanoverton)

Orange (Pepper Pike)

Note: The teams are ranked in descending order based on their RPI values.

These rankings provide a snapshot of the current landscape in high school basketball. The teams are battling hard, and every game counts as they aim for success in the season. Stay tuned for more updates as the competition unfolds.

POTTERS PUSH PAST BEAVER LOCAL

EAST LIVERPOOL, OH- In a commanding display of skill and teamwork, the East Liverpool High School girls’ basketball team secured a decisive victory over Beaver Local High School with a final score of 62-25. The game, played with intensity and determination, showcased East Liverpool’s dominance on both ends of the court.

From the opening tip-off, East Liverpool established their authority, building a substantial lead early in the game. The team’s offensive prowess, coupled with their tenacious defense, proved too much for Beaver Local to handle throughout all four quarters.

The first quarter set the tone for East Liverpool’s dominance, as they surged ahead to a commanding 18-5 lead. Their relentless pressure and precision shooting kept Beaver Local on the back foot, unable to mount a significant comeback.

As the game progressed, East Liverpool maintained their momentum, displaying exceptional skill and cohesion on both offense and defense. The team’s balanced scoring attack, led by Aynsley Galeoti with 14 points and Kenzie Headley with 16 points, showcased their depth and versatility on the court.

East Liverpool’s defensive efforts were equally impressive, limiting Beaver Local’s scoring opportunities and forcing turnovers. The team’s collective hustle and determination kept Beaver Local at bay, allowing East Liverpool to maintain control of the game from start to finish.

For Beaver Local, Karsyn Bowyer led the scoring effort with 5 points, supported by contributions from Addi Eells, Tori Druschel, and Bella McLevey. Despite their efforts, Beaver Local struggled to contain East Liverpool’s offensive onslaught and fell short in their bid to narrow the deficit.

The game also featured impressive three-point shooting from both teams, with Beaver Local sinking four triples, including shots from Bowyer, Druschel, McLevey, and Calli Sorge. East Liverpool answered with five three-pointers, with notable contributions from All Furman, Cate Davis, and Kenzie Walker.

As the final buzzer sounded, East Liverpool celebrated a well-deserved victory, further solidifying their position as a formidable force in high school girls’ basketball. The team’s resilience, skill, and unwavering determination serve as a testament to their commitment to excellence on the court.

POTTERS TAKE BEAVER LOCAL’S BEST SHOT

EAST LIVERPOOL OH- In a thrilling rivalry showdown, East Liverpool emerged victorious over Beaver Local with a hard-fought 71-62 win on Tuesday night.

Key contributors for East Liverpool included Preston Kerr, who led the scoring with an impressive 22 points, supported by Malachi Reed with 12 points, Marquise Green with 11 points, and solid contributions from Nate Birch and Quintin Conrad.

Beaver Local put up a valiant effort, with notable performances from Keaton Heddleston (15 points), Austin Cline (13 points), Owen Hill (13 points), and Luke Rettos (12 points).

East Liverpool (12-2) continues their season, facing Wheeling Park at home on Friday, while Beaver Local (6-9) aims to rebound against Brooke on Thursday at home.

POTTERS FIGHT FALLS JUST SHORT

EAST LIVERPOOL OH- In a closely contested battle on Monday, East Liverpool put up a great fight against Steubenville Central Catholic but eventually fell short, concluding the game with a score of 55-48.

Reagan Edwards led East Liverpool’s offensive efforts with an impressive 17 points. Supporting the charge were Kenzie Headley with 10 points, Kenzie Walker contributing 7 points, Dacianelle Andrews and Ally Furman each adding 6 points.

East Liverpool (9-8) is determined to bounce back from this defeat and will have the opportunity to do so on Thursday when they host arch-rival Beaver Local, seeking to regain momentum and secure a victory.