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EAST PALESTINE, OH – Game three of the 2019 YSN Border Battle between Ohio and Pennsylvania teams, saw the United Golden Eagles face off against the Neshannock Lancers. Going into the game, the “battle” between Ohio and Pennsylvania was even at one game a piece, as the Lady Bulldogs of East Palestine won the first game for Ohio over the Wilmington Greyhounds. The Shenango Wildcats represented Pennsylvania in game two as they defeated the Campbell Memorial Red Devils.

The first quarter saw the Golden Eagles fight hard but trail 14-6. As the second quarter got underway, the Neshannock press also started to fire on all cylinders. The Lancers trapped United and forced some turnovers, which resulted in the Lancers taking a 42-20 lead into the half. The third quarter was much of the same for Coach Kadvan’s team as they couldn’t get the offense clicking. The fourth quarter saw the Golden Eagles continue to battle and never give up in the game, although they eventually would fall to Neshannock, 82-31.

The Neshannock Lancers were led by Russell Kwiat who finished with 21 points.

The United Golden Eagles were led by Keaton Baker with 10 points.

Up next for United is a home test against the Hornets of East Canton on Thursday, January 2nd.


EAST PALESTINE, OH – Game one of the 2019 YSN Border Battle between Ohio and Pennsylvania teams, saw the East Palestine Lady Bulldogs welcome the Wilmington Greyhounds to town.

The first quarter got underway with both teams trading mid range jumpers and some layups but the Lady Bulldogs, Joclyn Fristik connected on a three pointer to put East Palestine ahead 16-13. In the second quarter, Coach Will Franklin turned up the pressure en route to an 11-1 run as the Lady Bulldogs took a 27-14 lead into the half. In the third, Wilmington started off strong chipping away at the lead but East Palestine came on late in the period to maintain their lead. The fourth quarter saw the Greyhounds come out with some urgency and started pressing, the Greyhounds won the quarter by four, but were in too big of a hole as the Lady Bulldogs won by a final score of 52-40.

The Wilmington Greyhounds were led by Keegan McConahy who finished with 12 points.

The East Palestine Lady Bulldogs were led by Joclyn Fristik with 23 points, as well as, Paige Snyder with 11 points.

Up next for East Palestine is a home test against EOAC foe, the United Golden Eagles on Monday, December 23rd.