Best in the Valley are honored


The Vindicator

At the conclusion of each season during the high school academic year, The Vindicator honors the top performers in each sport.

The Mahoning Valley’s 2013 spring season concluded with state baseball and tennis tournament runs and state track meet appearances by local teams and individuals, respectively.

Those efforts, along with regular-season performances, were considered as sportswriters Joe Scalzo, Tom Williams, Bill Sullivan and Doug Chapin — along with Sports Editor Ed Puskas — chose the area’s top spring athetes.

Read the profiles of our selections below and view their videos in News Watch:

BASEBALL

Donko

Pitzo

SOFTBALL

DeRose

Mikovich

TRACK AND FIELD

Zallow

Trybend

Shivers

Rice

TENNIS

Gardner

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