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Mineral Ridge extended their unbeaten streak on Thursday night, dominating Sebring with an emphatic 65-16 victory.

The balanced scoring effort showcased the depth of the Mineral Ridge team, with Sullivan Sandy leading the charge with 13 points. Ava Hulett and Gianna Gilbert both contributed 12 points, while Lily Merolillo added 11 points and Kelcee Dye chipped in with 7 points.


MINERAL RIDGE OH- Champion showcased resilience and determination in a hard-fought battle on the road against Mineral Ridge, securing their first win of the season with a gritty 60-50 victory. Marky Nolan led the charge for Champion, contributing an impressive 24 points, while Jacob Andreatta added 15 points to the scoreboard. Christian Williams chipped in with 8 points to contribute to the team’s success.

Mineral Ridge displayed a competitive spirit, with Julian Rozzi leading their scoring efforts with 13 points, closely followed by Landon Bingham with 12 points and Chase Moore with 11 points.

Champion will enjoy a brief break before their next challenge, a Saturday matchup on the road against Maplewood with a 2:30 start. Mineral Ridge is set to return to action on Friday, traveling to face Hubbard in their upcoming contest.


Mineral Ridge continued their undefeated streak with yet another dominant performance, this time overpowering Liberty with a resounding 54-20 victory.

The Rams showcased their offensive prowess, led by Ava Hulett, who delivered an impressive 20-point performance. Gianna Gilbert contributed 11 points, and Sullivan Sandy added 7 points to the team’s tally. The well-rounded effort also featured valuable contributions from Kelcee Dye with 5 points, Lily Merolillo and Sam Aulet with 4 points each, and Norah Schneider chipping in with 3 points.

The Lady Rams’ cohesive play and offensive efficiency proved too much for Liberty. Their next challenge awaits as they gear up to face Sebring this Thursday at Sebring.


PEPPER PIKE OH- Mineral Ridge embarked on a lengthy road trip to Orange on Saturday, turning it into a worthwhile journey with a convincing 64-46 victory.

The Rams showcased a balanced offensive effort, led by Ava Hulett with 17 points, Gianna Gilbert contributing 15 points, and Lily Merolillo adding 7 points. The team’s depth was evident with additional contributions from Kelcee Dye and Sullivan Sandy, each contributing 6 points. Sam Aulet chipped in with 5 points, while Ava Carkido and Norah Schneider each added 4 points to secure the Rams’ triumph.

This well-rounded performance highlighted Mineral Ridge’s strength and cohesion as they secured a decisive win on the road.


GIRARD OH- In a hard-fought defensive battle, Mineral Ridge showcased their resilience on the road, securing a 38-33 victory over Girard. The Rams’ success was attributed to stellar team rebounding and a formidable defense, earning them their second win of the season.

Leading the charge for the Lady Rams was Gianna Gilbert, contributing a game-high 15 points, followed by Ava Hulett with 10 points. The victory saw additional contributions from Sullivan Sandy with 5 points, Sam Aulet with 3 points, Kelcee Dye with 3 points, and Lily Merolillo with 2 points.

Girard’s offensive efforts were led by Mia Malito with 13 points, supported by Caylee Wilkes with 8 points and Ally Gassman with 5 points.

Mineral Ridge’s collective team effort and defensive prowess were instrumental in overcoming Girard on their home court. Looking ahead, the Lady Rams will continue their season with a game at Orange this Saturday. Girard, on the other hand, will return to action on Monday as they host Crestview, aiming to rebound from the closely contested matchup.


Mineral Ridge kicked off their upcoming season on a positive note, securing a convincing 60-26 victory over Mathews. The Rams showcased a well-rounded offensive effort led by standout performances.

Ava Hulett led the scoring charge with an impressive 19 points, complemented by Sullivan Sandy with 12 points and Gianna Gilbert contributing 10 points. The victory saw additional contributions from Sam Aulet, Lily Merolillo, Norah Schneider, Ava Carkido, and Kelcee Dye, all playing vital roles in the team’s success.

Mineral Ridge’s comprehensive win sets a positive tone for the early part of the season, and the team will carry this momentum into their next challenge. Up next, the Lady Rams will hit the road to face Girard on Thursday, eager to build on their strong start and continue their success on the basketball court.


MINERAL RIDGE OH- Coming off one of the best football seasons their school has ever had, Mineral Ridge is looking to carry that momentum in the boys basketball season.  They have a handful of important returners that will make them a scary team for anyone trying to make waves in the MVAC.  You can’t sleep on a hungry Ram, and this team is starving for wins.

Head coach Eric Harper was kind enough to come on to YSN’s Running Point brought to you by Greenwood Chevrolet and talk about the upcoming season. They discuss turning thing around from a season ago. How important the experience the younger players got was, and so much more. Check out Episode 1 of Coach’s Corner with Eric Harper


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SALEM OH- In a hard-fought battle in the Regional Semifinals, Mineral Ridge displayed a valiant effort but ultimately fell short against Mogadore, concluding with a final score of 21-7.

The first quarter saw Mogadore taking the lead as QB Zeke Cameron handed off to RB Aaron Rumschlag for a 2-yard TD with 1:28 remaining. Austine Constantine’s successful extra point extended Mogadore’s early advantage to 7-0.

Mineral Ridge responded in the second quarter, showcasing their offensive prowess. QB Owen Shingledecker connected with RB Ian Erb for a 19-yard TD at 10:33, and Landon Pal’s accurate extra point leveled the score at 7-7. However, Mogadore quickly answered with QB Zeke Cameron finding Devin Graham for a 52-yard TD pass at 2:14. Despite a missed extra point, Mogadore regained the lead, heading into halftime with a score of 13-7.

The third quarter remained scoreless, setting the stage for a decisive fourth quarter. Mogadore sealed the victory with QB Zeke Cameron executing a 1-yard TD run at 1:30. A successful 2-point conversion, with Cameron connecting to Layne Miller, extended Mogadore’s lead to 21-7.

Despite Mineral Ridge’s resilience, the final whistle blew with Mogadore emerging victorious with a final score of 21-7 in the Regional Semifinals. Mineral Ridge demonstrated determination and fought hard throughout the game, showcasing the spirit of competition in a challenging contest.


ROOTSTOWN OH- In a thrilling playoff clash, Mineral Ridge continued their impressive postseason run with a hard-fought 17-9 win over Rootstown, marking their second road victory in the playoffs.

The Rams’ offense was led by quarterback Owen Shingledecker, who amassed 78 passing yards. He wasted no time putting Mineral Ridge on the scoreboard with a 23-yard touchdown pass to Ethan Pemberton in the first quarter, setting the tone for the game.

Brady Balestrino played a pivotal role in the Rams’ passing game, making five receptions for 26 yards, showcasing his reliability as a receiver.

On the ground, Jacob Russell led the way for Mineral Ridge, racking up 64 rushing yards, while Ian Erb added another 52 yards, keeping the offense moving and putting pressure on the Rootstown defense.

The Mineral Ridge defense was the true star of the night, flying all over the field and holding Rootstown to a mere 9 points. Their relentless efforts resulted in three turnovers that proved to be crucial. Kaiden McCune and Julian Rozzi each had an interception, further cementing the Rams’ dominance on the defensive end. Rozzi not only had an interception but also forced and recovered a fumble, which he returned for a game-changing touchdown.

With this impressive win, Mineral Ridge’s playoff journey continues, and their next challenge awaits. They will face off against Mogadore in the next round of the playoffs. The game is set for Friday at 7:00, at a neutral site yet to be announced at the time of this writing. Mineral Ridge’s fans eagerly anticipate the next chapter in this exciting playoff run, as the Rams aim to build on their successes and make their mark on the postseason.


NORTH JACKSON OH- Mineral Ridge kicked off their playoff campaign with a resounding victory on the road, defeating the Jackson Milton Blue Jays with a commanding score of 35-6.

Owen Shingledecker led the charge as the Rams’ primary passer, amassing a total of 84 yards through the air and connecting for a crucial touchdown. Shingledecker’s precision in the passing game proved pivotal for his team. Receivers Brady Balestrino and Ian Erb both contributed 42 yards, with Erb showcasing his hands with a touchdown reception.

However, Ian Erb was not content with just his receiving performance; he also spearheaded the Rams’ ground attack with an impressive 97 rushing yards and a remarkable three touchdowns. Jacob Russell joined the scoring effort on the ground with another touchdown, highlighting the Rams’ offensive versatility.

The Ram defense emerged as a standout unit, displaying both speed and physicality throughout all four quarters. Their control of the game was evident, ensuring that the Blue Jays struggled to gain any significant momentum.

With this convincing win, the Rams now look ahead to their next playoff challenge. They are set to travel to Rootstown, where they will face the Rovers in what promises to be an exciting showdown next Friday at 7:00. The Rams’ comprehensive performance in this game certainly sets the stage for an intriguing playoff journey ahead.