Sports briefs

Send Neighbors your spring sports results

Attention spring sports coaches and parents, we want your news.

As the new season begins in a few weeks, get in the habit of emailing your game results and photos to Neighbors. We want to know how your teams are doing this spring.

Neighbors is interested in high school (varsity, junior varsity and freshman), middle school and youth sports news.

Email information to the morning after the competition and we’ll work to get it in print in a timely manner. Have a great season.

Spartan girls get basketball win

The Boardman girls basketball team led Timken the whole way en route to a 70-41 victory Feb. 20.

Darryce Moore scored 23 points and had 13 rebounds to lead the team. Monica Touvelle had 14 points and Doriyon Glass added 12 points.

Varsity boys basketball team beats Fitch

The Boardman varsity boys basketball team scored 20 points in the fourth quarter to secure a 59-43 win against Fitch, Feb. 20.

All players for Boardman scored, led by John Fithian with 14 points. Dayne Hammond added 11 points and Dave Dibernardi chipped in with 10 points.

Lady Spartans qualify for state bowling event

The Boardman girls varsity bowling team had an impressive showing in the Northeast Ohio District Qualifying tournament Sunday and grabbed a spot in the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s state bowling championship.

Boardman finished second behind district champion Canton GlenOak. Minerva, Hubbard and Hudson round out the top five state qualifiers.

Boardman’s Ciarra Moran opened with a 258 game. Amanda Van Fossan chipped in with a 204 game and Rachel Dugan added 179 to help the Spartans jump out to an early lead over the 33-team field. GlenOak came back in the final two match play games to overtake the Boardman girls, 2845-2779.

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