Poland Sports Briefs

Girls basketball defeated by LaBrae

The Poland girls basketball team lost to LaBrae 47-38 Dec. 9 at LaBrae. Scoring for Poland were Madison Walkama, Kaylin Donnadio, Kathryn Wilson, Nkyah Edison, Theodora Constantine and Phoebe Bush.

Poland topples Hubbard

The Poland girls basketball team defeated Hubbard 44-22 at Hubbard on Dec. 5. Scoring for Poland were Madison Walkama, Libby Rubesa, Kaylin Donnadio, Kathryn Wilson, Jillian Penman, Theodora Constantine, Phoebe Bush and Emily Melnek.

Wire selected to compete in showcase

Amanda Wire, a freshman at Poland Seminary High School, has recently been selected to compete in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase North at Kent State University on Jan. 4 and 5. The QDSN, now in its 19th season, is part of the Queen of Diamond’s Showcase events, which are the largest fast pitch softball showcases of their kind in the U.S. This showcase is unique in that athletes apply to this event individually and are selected based on many criteria ranging from ability, potential, academics, graduation year, coaches requests and referrals. Wire plays outfield and pitches, and plays summer travel softball for the Silver Creek Starz.

Poland Booster tourney

The Poland Boosters Basketball Tournament for boys and girls in grades 4-6 will be Jan. 25 and 26 and Feb. 1 and 2. Contact David Wolfe at 330-707-0565 or polandhoopstourney@gmail.com for more information. Updates will be posted at www.polandboosters.com.

Reserved seating sold

The Poland High School Athletic Department will be selling reserved seats for boys basketball games starting on Nov. 25 at 8 a.m. to all current season ticket holders. Season tickets open to the public will begin on Dec. 2 beginning at 8 a.m. Stop in the athletic office if you have any questions regarding season tickets.

Send us your sports news

It’s winter sports season. Neighbors wants to be there every step of the way. If you’re a winter sports coach or the parent of an athlete, we need you help. In order to get teams and players the recognition they deserve, we want to showcase them in our pages. We can only do that if you commit to sending us game reports and photos each week. If you send it, it will get in.You can email us at neighbors@vindy.com. You don’t have to be a writer – just send us the information and we’ll put it all together. When emailing pictures, send them as JPEG files as large as possible. Provide caption information and where people are located from left to right, front row to back. The sports news we’re looking for ranges from varsity high school teams down to middle school and even elementary and recreational leagues. And not just basketball — we want wrestling, bowling, swimming, gymnastics and hockey, too. We look forward to hearing from you and celebrating this season’s successes.

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