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Hanoverton, OH- In an early football matchup between Waterloo and United, United dominated the field with an impressive performance. Right from the start, Waterloo quarterback Jayden Hakin attempted a pass, only to see it intercepted by United’s Logan Casto at the Waterloo 12-yard line. United quickly capitalized on this turnover with a 1-yard rushing touchdown by Parker Newburn, who managed to recover a fumble in mid-air from Andrew Ogilvie. With a successful PAT by Luke Courtney, United took an early 7-0 lead.

As the first half progressed, United’s offense showcased its prowess. Andrew Ogilvie secured a 3-yard rushing touchdown, capping off an impressive 72-yard drive, and with another successful PAT by Luke Courtney, United extended their lead to 14-0. The momentum continued as Luke Courtney connected with Parker Newburn for a 51-yard touchdown pass, pushing United’s lead even further to 21-0.

Waterloo managed to find their rhythm just before halftime. Jayden Hakin connected with Bobby Harouff for a 41-yard touchdown pass on the last play of the half, giving Waterloo their first points of the game. However, they missed the PAT, leaving the score at 20-6 as they headed into halftime.

In the second half, United’s dominance continued. Luke Courtney added to the scoreboard with a 1-yard rushing touchdown, further extending United’s lead to 28-6 after a successful PAT. Waterloo’s struggles persisted as they fumbled the ball on their own 36-yard line, allowing Luke Courtney to capitalize on the opportunity with a 32-yard rushing touchdown. Although United missed the PAT this time, they still increased their lead to 34-6.

United’s offensive prowess was relentless, as Parker Newburn contributed a 12-yard rushing touchdown to cap off a 53-yard drive, solidifying their dominance at 40-6 with a successful PAT. With a running clock due to the substantial lead, the game concluded with a resounding victory for United, with a final score of 41-6.

Looking ahead, United would carry their 1-0 record into a matchup against East Canton, while Waterloo aimed to rebound with a game against Leetonia, holding a 0-1 record


The Liberty Lady Leopards and The Brookfield Lady Warriors, two powerhouse teams in The MVAC Gray Division.

Both had District Semi-Final games on Saturday night, in the beautiful, and historic Struthers Fieldhouse. 

The Lady Leopards were up first, with a matchup against The Waterloo Lady Vikings. Waterloo were winners of The MVAC Scarlet Division, with a 20-1 season record.

The first game setup an unofficial MVAC Championship game, with the winners of The Scarlet and Gray Divisions facing off. 

Liberty jumped ahead early in the first, scoring off Demi Watson nailing down triples with ferocity in the first. 

Kaira English re-injured an ankle that she originally suffered against South Range in The Sectional Final. The Lady Leopards took advantage of a shortened Lady Vikings squad.

With Coach Watson utilizing subs often, she kept fresh legs on the court, and it paid off with numerous transition buckets. 

All three of Liberty’s top scorers got into double digits, with Aaliyah Foster (23),  Demi Watson (23) and Cianna Smith (10) contributing 56 points of offense on 23 of 40 (58%) shooting. 

The Lady Vikings incredible season came to an end, with a Liberty 62-33 victory.


Brookfield squared off with a red hot Ursuline Lady Irish to follow up. The Lady Warriors, fueled by a District Championship goal, were firing on all cylinders in the first. 

The Lady Irish, coming off an exciting win over United, were getting open looks on The Lady Warriors in the first half. However, a lid was being placed on the bucket, as Brookfield started clamping down. 

Sophomore Lily Scott, led Ursuline on the comeback in the second half, scoring 21 points on the evening, with a majority of her points coming in the second half.

The steam ran out, as Brookfield used balanced scoring on Ursuline. With Audrey Reardon (19), Sophia Hook (14) and Cailey Wellman (11) combining for 44 points on 16 of 31 (52%) shooting. 

Hook also grabbed 11 rebounds to contribute to her team’s 41 total boards on the night, leading Brookfield to the 57-41 victory over Ursuline. M

(Mahoning Valley Sports)

This sets up round 3 between MVAC conference opponents, with Liberty and Brookfield squaring off Saturday, February 26th at 7 p.m. 

Round 1 saw The Lady Leopards defeat Brookfield 56-54, with Aaliyah Foster winning it for Liberty. 

The 2nd Round Saw Brookfield hand Liberty their only defeat of the season with The Lady Warriors winning it 53-46. 



Liberty (vs. Waterloo)

Demi Watson – 23 PTS, 2 REB, 2 AST, 2 STL, 5/9 3-PT (56%).

Aaliyah Foster – 23 PTS, 7 REB, 1 AST, 3 STL, 2 BLK, 11/15 FG (73%)

Cianna Smith – 10 PTS, 12 REB, 3 AST, 2 BLK. 

Jordan Banks – 7 REB

Brookfield (vs. Ursuline)

Audrey Reardon – 19 PTS, 6 REB, 3 AST, 3 STL, 6/9 FG (67%).

Sophia Hook – 14 PTS, 11 REB, 3 AST, 5 STL, 2/5 3-PT (40%).

Cailey Wellman – 11 PTS, 8 REB, 2 BLK, 4/7 FG (57%). 

Anna Reichart – 9 PTS, 11 REB, 1 AST, 1 STL, 3/7 FG (43%). 


Liberty vs. Brookfield this season (2 Games)

Cianna Smith – 28 PTS, 7 REB, 3 AST, 7 STL, 1 BLK, 10/26 FG (38%)

Aaliyah Foster – 27 PTS, 16 REB, 3 AST, 4 STL, 13/20 FG (65%).

Demi Watson – 20 PTS, 9 REB, 6 AST, 2 STL, 1 BLK, 5/19 FG (26%). 

Jordan Banks – 10 PTS, 5 REB, 1 AST, 1 STL, 4/14 FG (29%)


Brookfield vs. Liberty this season (2 Games)

Audrey Reardon – 26 PTS, 16 REB, 6 AST, 7 STL, 8/23 FG (35%). 

Sophia Hook – 32 PTS, 21 REB, 7 AST, 6 STL, 12/20 FG (60%).

Cailey Wellman – 23 PTS, 15 REB, 3 AST, 4 STL, 6 BLK, 11/18 FG (61%).

Anna Reichart – 7 PTS, 10 REB, 2 AST, 3 STL, 3/14 FG (21%).


That game will be found LIVE, this Saturday, on Ysnlive.com!

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