Poland Sports Briefs

Poland loses to Canfield

The Poland girls basketball team was defeated by Canfield 54-25 at Poland on Dec. 16. Scoring for Poland were Kaylin Donnadio (5), Kathryn Wilson (8), Jillian Penman (1), Nkyah Edison (2), Theodora Constantine (4) and Emily Melnek (5).

Poland beats Lowellville

The Poland girls basketball team defeated Lowellville at Poland on Dec. 14 with a score of 38-30. Scoring for Poland were Libby Rubesa (10), Kathryn Wilson (11), Theodora Constantine (12) and Phoebe Bush (5).

Girls basketball defeated

The Poland girls basketball team was defeated by Austintown 64-23 Dec. 12 at Austintown. Scoring for Poland were Madison Walkama, Libby Rubesa, Kaylin Donnadio, Kathryn Wilson, Jillian Penman, Nkyah Edison, Joelle Abi Habib, Theodora Constantine and Phoebe Bush.

Time change for Jan. 3 game

The Poland High School Athletic Department has announced a time change to the Jan. 3 Howland at Poland boys basketball game. The junior varsity game will start at 5p.m. and the varsity game will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Wire selected to compete

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.

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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