Boardman Sports Briefs

Boardman wins bowling event

The Boardman High boys bowling won the sixth annual Rootstown Rover Sectional Preview Tournament at Twin Star Lanes last weekend.

Boardman scored 4,509 to finish ahead of runner-up Fairport Harbor Harding with 4,451 in the 18-team event. Boardman’s Jake Wagner’s 723 was fourth highest.

BGMS boys fall to AMS

Boardman Glenwood’s seventh-grade boys basketball team lost in overtime to AMS Red, 41-39. Brian Terlesky hit a buzzer-beater at the end of regulation to send it to overtime.

Holden Lipke led the way with 13 points, while Antonio Page added 10.

Also scoring were Brian Terlesky with seven, Jarod Wilson with five, and Noah Falleti, adding four.

The eighth-grade boys basketball team fell to AMS Red, 36-24. The team was led in scoring by JR Ryan with 12 points. Travis Koontz had six, while Mark Smaldino, Dante Colaluca, and Bryce Richey each added two.

BGMS girls lose to AMS Red

Boardman Glenwood’s seventh-grade girls basketball team lost a tough game to Austintown Red, 19-8. Scorers for BGMS were Cassie Stitt (six) and Aniya White (two).

The eighth-grade team did not play because AMS Red did not field a team.

Softball sign-ups set for Austintown league

Austintown girls softball league (slow-pitch) sign-ups, which are open to all Mahoning Valley girls, will be at the Austintown Township hall Feb. 2, 3, 16, and 17 from noon until 4 p.m.

Winter sports news

It’s winter sports season, and it promises to be a great season filled with game-winning shots, wrestling tournaments, strikes and spares, gymastic routines and swim meets.

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.

You can email us at 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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