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LOWELLVILLE, OH- Vinny Ballone has been one of the best quarterbacks statistically in the entire country in 2022. Ballone has passed for 2,655 yards in nine weeks of play, with a total of 44 touchdowns without a single interception. Ballone has had a great connection with his wide receivers and tight ends, completing 70% of his passes while earning a tad under 300 yards per game through the air.

The star quarterback sat down at The Station Grille at Melillo’s to talk about his spectacular senior season. Ballone talks about his mindset on and off the football field, one of his special talents, and the connection with his teammates. Check out this player profile with senior Vinny Ballone brought to you by:


LOWELLVILLE OH- Having a quarterback can either make a team succeed or make a team struggle.  The 2022 season has shown success for Vinny Ballone and the Lowellville Rockets who are 6 and 0 on the season with Ballone throwing for 35 touchdowns and 0 interceptions.  

Vinny Ballone has not only done that, but he has also tied a OHSAA state record with nine touchdown passes two weeks ago in their 62-20 victory against Jackson Milton.  The two players he tied with nine touchdown passes were Garrett Griffin who went to National Trail high school and Colby Spice of Wayne Trace high school back in 2013.  This season Ballone is number one Nationally in touchdowns, two with a QB rating of 155 and #7 with total yardage of 2,005.  In this edition of the Rockets player profile, YSNs Ian O’Brien chats with Vinny Ballone about his day in the life as an athlete, the weight room experience after practice, the undefeated season, coach Mamula and his teammates change to the program, and the records he tied.   Ballone and the undefeated Rockets host the Sebring McKinley Trojans in a MVAC Scarlet Tier Showdown 7pm at Paul Menichini field on YSN LIVE!!

*Contributed By YSN’s Ian O’Brien*

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LOWELLVILLE, OH- Senior Quarterback, Vinny Ballone has been chosen by the voters as the Week 1 Baird Brothers/YSN Big Dog of the Valley for football.

Ballone tallied over 20,000 votes this week on his way to the honor, but the real story was what he did on the field in the first two weeks of the season.

Vinny threw for 6 touchdowns and nearly 300 yards in the first game of the year, but also rushed for 146 yards and a score as well.

Only to be followed up with the exact same numbers against Campbell Memorial in Week 2- 6 passing scores, and a rushing tuddy as well.

Congratulations to Vinny Ballone of Lowellville, your Baird Brothers/YSN Big Dog of the Valley for Week 1!