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WARRIORS ROLL RED DEVILS

* CONTRIBUTED BY NATE DICROSS

BROOKFIELD, OH – The Brookfield Warriors took the field with determination in their hearts, ready to face off against their MVAC rivals, the Campbell Memorial Red Devils. The crowd buzzed with anticipation as the teams lined up for the kickoff, and the game began with a bang.

It didn’t take long for the Warriors to make their mark. Just minutes into the first quarter, Rico Smith, the star running back, took the ball six yards to the end zone for a touchdown. The crowd erupted in cheers as Brianna Smith’s extra point sailed through the uprights, putting Brookfield ahead 7-0 with 9:34 left in the first quarter.

The Warriors were on fire, and they weren’t about to let up. Kaiden Kirila showcased his speed and agility with an 18-yard touchdown run, followed by another successful extra point by Brian Smith. The scoreboard now showed 14-0 in Brookfield’s favor, with 4:31 left in the first quarter.

Brookfield’s defense was equally impressive. CJ Campana intercepted a pass and returned it 37 yards for a touchdown, extending their lead to 21-0 with just 1:22 left in the first quarter.

As the game moved into the second quarter, the Warriors showed no signs of slowing down. Rico Smith added another touchdown to his name with a one-yard run, and Brian Smith’s PAT was good, making it 28-0 with 10:45 left in the second quarter.

Kaiden Kirila was not to be outdone and broke free for a 37-yard touchdown run, bringing the score to 35-0 with 7:52 left in the second quarter.

The Red Devils were struggling to find their footing, and Brookfield’s defense continued to shine. Despite a missed extra point attempt in the third quarter after Rico Smith’s four-yard touchdown run, the Warriors held an imposing 42-0 lead with 2:44 left on the clock.

In the fourth quarter, the Warriors decided to showcase their passing game. Quarterback Josh Rankin connected with Brett Carsone on a spectacular 60-yard touchdown pass. Brian Smith’s PAT was good, extending the lead to 48-0 with 10:11 left in the game.

With the game seemingly out of reach, the Campbell Memorial Red Devils didn’t give up. Kevin Timlin broke free for a stunning 70-yard touchdown run, and Nash Thomas successfully converted a two-point attempt, putting the Red Devils on the board with 6:43 left in the game. The score was now 48-8 in favor of Brookfield.

As the final minutes ticked away, the Warriors’ victory was sealed. The Brookfield faithful celebrated a dominant performance by their team, one that showcased their talent on both offense and defense. It was a game to remember, and the Warriors had certainly left their mark on the gridiron that day.

RED DEVILS LOCK DOWN REVENGE ON LABRAE

By Ty Bartell

CAMPBELL OH- In the final two weeks of the high school season, many volleyball teams are wrapping up
their conference play and a good amount are facing common opponents for the second time. Looking at the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference’s (MVAC) Grey Division, there has been plenty of parity amongst the teams below The Crestview Rebels. These teams include The LaBrae Vikings and The Campbell-Memorial Red Devils who met for their second match of the season on Thursday night. With both teams taking the full five sets to determine a winner in their first meeting at Leavittsburg, The Vikings emerged victorious in comeback fashion 3-2. Two great coaching staffs on both sides with Coach Kish leading LaBrae and Coach Allen with The Red Devils, setting up all the right ingredients for another fun match!
Wasting little time, both teams duked it out in a momentum-swinging war to start set one.

Both teams held the lead and struggled to hold it once having it. Campbell would get enough key plays down the stretch to sneak away with the 25-23 opening set win. The Vikings understood the assignment in set two, realizing that falling behind two sets on the road to The Red Devils was not going to be favorable. LaBrae ensured a set win by grabbing the initial lead off an early rally and riding that advantage all the way to a 25-17 set two win. With both teams even at a set, Campbell came out hungry in set three. Doing all the little things right, The Red Devils recaptured a set lead with a convincing 25-14 victory in set three. With The Vikings backs against the wall, Memorial had a chance to take the match in set four. Despite showing great resiliency and battle throughout the match, LaBrae could not force a set five, falling to The Red Devils 25-18, giving Campbell their revenge and a season split!

Kendall Brunn led Campbell in both kids with 19 and blocks with 4 in the match. Angelina Diaz had the double-double performance with 10 kills and 11 digs. MiLeena Williams also recorded a double-double with 14 kills and 10 digs. Elysia Rudolphi made great work with her time on the court, notching 5 kills in the win. The most impressive stat lines of the night came in a pair of program record breakers! Cyra Cross had a defensive performance for the ages, breaking the single match record in digs with 36! 2K, Carla Ramirez-Ortiz added her name to another assists record in Campbell history, as the all-time assists queen is the single match assists queen, recording an outstanding 49 in the win!

Following the win, Campbell-Memorial (15-5)(9-4) will look ahead to non-conference action when the entertain The Badger Braves (14-6) on Monday, October 9th. Also on Monday, LaBrae (15-5)(9-4) will get back to action when they stay on the road to face The Warren G. Harding Raiders (3-13). Stay up-to-date with all MVAC scores, standings, stories and more on YSN!

 

RED DEVILS RAMP UP THE HEAT

By Ty Bartell

CAMPBELL OH- It is amazing what high school kids can accomplish in the world of sports when given the
right kind of care, love and attention. Championships can be won, programs could be established and relationships will be built that last a lifetime. Looking at The Campbell-Memorial Red Devils volleyball team, they are rapidly becoming one of those comeback stories. In the midst of one of their best volleyball seasons ever, The Red Devils have won a program best 8 conference matches this season and were 13-5 overall heading into Wednesday night. The always competitive, Maggie Martin led Heartland-Christian Lions came to town with plenty of height to their credit. Setting up a fun non-conference Wednesday showdown on the network!

Both The Red Devils and The Lions exchanged early scores as no real leader emerged early on. Stopping at just about every score in the opening set through the first nine points. In the middle portion of the set, Campbell went on key rally and separated themselves from Heartland-Christian, securing the 25-16 set win for The Red Devils. Continuing the momentum in the second set, Campbell continued to find success both defensively at the net and behind the service line. The Red Devils won more convincingly in set two 25-12. By set three, Campbell had firm hold of the momentum up 2-0 in sets at home. The Devils got even better as the match rolled along, winning set three by the largest margin at 25-10 to complete the straight set sweep of The Lions.

Ms. 2000, Carla Ramirez-Ortiz continued to be one of the best setters in the area, racking up 28 assists and 8 digs in the match. Kendall Brunn dominated at the net once again with 3 blocks while leading the team with 12 kills! Campbell put in a team effort defensively, as both Angeliz Diaz and Cyra Cross led the team with 9 digs a piece and Gabriella Villanueva-Santos recorded 7 digs herself. Cyra Cross also got it done behind the service line with 4 aces. Elysia Rudolphi made noise with her time on the court, notching 5 kills in the match. One of the Players of the Match, MiLeena Williams was impressive all over the box score, with 10 kills, 4 aces and 3 blocks on the night!

Campbell (14-5)(8-4) will now set up a fun home conference matchup with LaBrae (15-4)(9-3) on Thursday, October 5th. Both teams went to five sets in their prior meeting with The Vikings getting the edge 3-2. Heartland-Christian (7-12) will play back at home on Saturday, October 7th against The Bristol Panthers (5-13). The Lions won a prior meeting with The Panthers this season 3-1. Interviews with Players of the Match, MiLeena Williams and Carla Ramierez-Ortiz as well as Campbell Head Coach Tyler Allen can be found below!

CAMPBELL’S HISTORIC SEASON CONTINUES

BROOKFIELD OH- In yet another dazzling performance, the Campbell volleyball team extended their historic season with an emphatic sweep of Brookfield on the road, securing victory with set scores of 25-17, 25-14, and 25-22. The Red Devils showcased their prowess, leaving no doubt about their status as a formidable force in the league.

Campbell’s triumph was propelled by standout performances from key players. Kendall Brunn led the charge with an impressive 10 kills and a commanding 4 aces, demonstrating her ability to both terminate points and make an impact from the service line.

MiLeena Williams made her presence felt with 9 kills and an impressive 4 blocks, showcasing her skills as both an attacker and defender at the net. Angeliz Diaz and Carla Ramirez Ortiz contributed with 2 blocks each, adding to Campbell’s formidable defensive wall.

Carla Ramirez Ortiz continued her record-breaking season by amassing 23 assists, cementing her legacy with an incredible 2,000 career assists. Her precise setting and ability to orchestrate the offense have been pivotal to Campbell’s success.

Defensively, Cyra Cross and Kendall Brunn each recorded 11 digs, while Gabby Villanueva Santos and Carla Ramirez Ortiz contributed 8 digs apiece, ensuring that Brookfield’s offensive efforts were met with staunch resistance.

On the Brookfield side, notable performances included Cailey Wellman’s 15 kills and 8 blocks, Araina Jones with 7 kills and 5 digs, and Rylie Burdge’s 22 assists. The Brookfield team displayed resilience and determination throughout the match.

Campbell’s historic season continues to gain momentum, and they will look to maintain their winning ways in the upcoming challenges. The Red Devils have firmly established themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the world of high school volleyball.

CHAMPION STIFFLES CAMPBELL MEMORIAL

CONTRIBUTED BY NATE DICROSS

CAMPBELL, OH – It was a crisp, autumn evening, and the excitement in the air was palpable as the Champion Golden Flashes prepared to take on the Campbell Memorial Red Devils. The stadium was packed with eager fans, their cheers echoing through the chilly night. The first quarter had been a defensive battle, with neither team managing to penetrate the other’s end zone. But as the second quarter began, the game’s momentum was about to change in a dramatic fashion.

With just over three minutes remaining in the second quarter, the Golden Flashes’ defense stepped up in a big way. The Red Devils, trying to mount a drive and break the deadlock, were moving the ball steadily downfield. But the Champion defense had other plans. As Campbell Memorial took a run off the edge, defensive lineman Michael Sanders exploded off the line of scrimmage with a burst of speed that left the offensive line stunned. With a perfectly timed swipe of his massive hand, Sanders knocked the ball out. The stadium gasped in unison as the football tumbled towards the ground. Without missing a beat, Connor McDermott pounced on the loose ball, scooping it up with a single fluid motion. The crowd erupted in cheers as he turned and sprinted downfield with the pigskin cradled in his arms. His teammates raced alongside him, providing crucial blocks and clearing a path to the end zone.

With every step, it seemed as though McDermott was fueled by the energy of the roaring crowd. He streaked downfield, running 40 yards with the football. The end zone beckoned, and as he crossed the goal line, he spiked the ball in celebration.

With the crowd still buzzing, the Golden Flashes lined up for the extra point attempt. The snap was clean, the hold was perfect, and the kicker’s boot was good. The extra point sailed through the uprights, and Champion now led 7-0 with just three minutes remaining in the second quarter.

Despite a valiant effort, the Campbell Memorial Red Devils found themselves struggling to gain any momentum. The Golden Flashes’ defense continued to stifle their offense, forcing turnovers left and right. By the end of the game, the Red Devils had committed a total of five turnovers, a testament to Champion’s tenacious defense.

As the final whistle blew, the scoreboard remained unchanged: Champion Golden Flashes 7, Campbell Memorial Red Devils 0. It was a hard-fought victory for Champion, as they improved to 1-6 on the season. Connor McDermott’s remarkable 40-yard fumble recovery had made all the difference, and the Golden Flashes and their fans celebrated their triumph on that memorable autumn evening.

ITS A RECORD BREAKING NIGHT FOR CAMPBELL

WARREN OH- In a historic night for Campbell volleyball, the team etched their names in the annals of the program’s history with a remarkable victory over Champion. The four-set battle culminated in a program-record seventh conference win, solidifying their dominance with set scores of 25-20, 25-19, 21-25, and 25-17.

Carla Ramirez Ortiz was the standout star of the night, delivering a record-breaking performance that will be remembered for years to come. She not only set the school record for most assists in a game but also surpassed the career record with a staggering 1982 assists to her name. Her ability to orchestrate the team’s offense was pivotal in securing the victory.

Kendall Brunn shone brightly on the offensive front, recording an incredible 22 kills with a remarkable hitting percentage of .396. Her ability to find the right angles and deliver powerful attacks was a constant source of trouble for the Champion defense.

MiLeena Williams added to the offensive firepower with 15 kills, while Cyra Cross contributed 12 kills, showcasing the team’s depth in attacking talent. Williams and Brunn each recorded 2 blocks, highlighting their presence at the net.

Carla Ramirez Ortiz’s all-around contribution extended beyond assists, as she notched 4 aces to her name. MiLeena Williams added 3 aces to the mix, keeping the pressure on Champion.

In the backcourt, Cyra Cross demonstrated her defensive prowess with an impressive 21 digs, followed by Angeliz Diaz with 17 and Carla Ramirez Ortiz with 15.

Campbell’s victory was not just about numbers; it was a testament to their teamwork, dedication, and unwavering spirit. Setting a program record for conference wins is a historic achievement and a testament to the hard work and determination of the entire team.

RED DEVILS START ANOTHER WIN STREAK

CAMPBELL OH- Campbell’s volleyball team continues to make waves in their recent winning streak, securing their third consecutive victory with a commanding three-set win over Niles. The final scores of 25-17, 25-10, and 25-16 reflect Campbell’s absolute dominance on the court.

Campbell’s success in this matchup was underscored by their strong serving and powerful attacks. Cyra Cross led the serving charge with four aces, keeping Niles on their heels throughout the game.

Kendall Brunn was a force to be reckoned with, amassing an impressive 16 kills. Her attacks were characterized by precision and power, causing headaches for the Niles defense. Cyra Cross and Elysia Rudolphi each contributed six kills, showcasing the team’s depth in offensive talent. MiLeena Williams added five kills to the mix.

Campbell’s defense at the net was anchored by Kendall Brunn, who recorded two crucial blocks. Her ability to disrupt Niles’ attacks was pivotal in maintaining the team’s control of the match. Carla Ramirez Ortiz orchestrated the team’s offense brilliantly with 29 assists, setting up her teammates for success.

Defensively, Cyra Cross led the way with 12 digs, showcasing her agility and determination in the backcourt. Gabriela Villanueva Santos and Carla Ramirez Ortiz contributed nine digs each, ensuring that Niles had a difficult time finding gaps in Campbell’s defense.

With this convincing win, Campbell’s volleyball team continues to make a statement in the world of high school volleyball. Their recent three-game winning streak demonstrates their prowess and teamwork, leaving their fans excited about their prospects for the rest of the season.

RED DEVILS DOUBLE THREAT

CAMPBELL, OH – The Campbell Memorial Red Devils have bright spots all over the field, two of those athletes are Jacob Tovarniak and Dre Brown. Jacob, a cornerstone of the Campbell Memorial football team, is a junior who wears multiple hats as an offensive tackle and defensive end. Standing tall and powerful on the offensive line, Tovarniak is a force to be reckoned with, consistently protecting his teammates and creating opportunities for his offense to shine. On the defensive side, his relentless pursuit of the quarterback and ability to disrupt plays have made him a formidable presence. Beyond the field, Jacob is known for his leadership, often motivating his teammates to give their best both on and off the field. With an eye on college football and a strong work ethic, Jacob Tovarniak embodies the spirit of Campbell Memorial’s football program and is sure to leave an indelible mark on the sport.

Dre Brown, the youngest addition to the Campbell Memorial football family, is a promising freshman sensation who is making his first start as a running back and defensive back this week. His explosive speed and agility have made him a standout player, particularly in the running game, where he has a knack for breaking through defenses. On defense, Dre’s keen instincts and ability to read plays make him a valuable asset in stopping the opposition. Dre’s dedication to improving his skills is undeniable, and his enthusiasm for the game is contagious. As he continues to improve, Brown is poised to become a prominent figure in Campbell Memorial’s football legacy, symbolizing the bright future of the program.

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CAMPBELL MEMORIAL RED DEVILS FOOTBALL COACH’S CORNER (EP. 7) WITH ANDREW KING

CAMPBELL, OH – Head coach Andrew King and the Campbell Memorial Red Devils are looking to build some momentum in the final weeks of the 2023 regular season. Coming off a tough match up with the Garrettsville Garfield G-Men in week 6, the Red Devils will return home this week as they will take on the Champion Flashes on Friday night.

YSN’s own, Steve Leslie, was able to sit down with Coach King at Tavern 26 this week to discuss last week’s game at Garrettsville Garfield, what he and his staff have been doing to keep the spirits high and the team focused on the rest of the season, and what his keys to victory are for a very tough opponent in Garrettsville Garfield this week, and so much more.

This week’s episode of Campbell Memorial Red Devils football coach’s corner with head coach Andrew King, is LIVE!

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CAMPBELL MAKES IT A SEASON SWEEP OF GARFIELD

GARRETTSVILLE OH- In a thrilling rematch, Campbell’s volleyball team emerged victorious over Garfield, securing their second win of the season against the G-Men. The four-set battle showcased the determination and skill of both teams, with final scores of 19-25, 25-21, 25-5, and 25-22.

Campbell’s success in this contest was punctuated by a stellar serving performance. MiLeena Williams led the charge with an impressive four aces, while Cyra Cross, Carla Ramirez Ortiz, and Elysia Rudolphi contributed three aces each. Their precise and powerful serves kept the pressure on Garfield throughout the match.

Campbell’s offensive firepower was on full display, with Kendall Brunn leading the charge with 14 kills. MiLeena Williams and Cyra Cross each added seven kills to the team’s impressive tally. Their ability to find the right angles and exploit openings in the defense was key to securing crucial points

MiLeena Williams also made her presence felt at the net with three crucial blocks. Her ability to disrupt Garfield’s attacks played a pivotal role in Campbell’s victory.

Carla Ramirez Ortiz orchestrated the team’s offense brilliantly, recording an impressive 33 assists. Her precise sets allowed her teammates to shine in the attacking department.

Defensively, Angeliz Diaz and Cyra Cross each recorded 13 digs, ensuring that Campbell could effectively counter Garfield’s offensive efforts. Their tenacity in the backcourt helped to stave off Garfield’s attempts to mount a comeback.

Campbell’s win over Garfield was a testament to their teamwork, determination, and all-around excellence on the court. The thrilling match showcased the resilience of both teams, but in the end, Campbell emerged as the victors.