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BCB registration currently open

Boardman Community Baseball will conduct player registration online at www.boardmanbaseball.com on Jan. 1 through Feb. 19 for baseball (ages 4-18) and softball (ages 4-14). A $25 late registration fee will be charged for registrations received after Feb. 19, for boys and girls ages 4-14. Playing age must be reached for boys by Aug. 31, 2017 and girls by Dec. 31, 2016. On-sight registration will be Feb. 11 from 12-3 p.m. at the Fields of Dreams, located at at 410 McClurg Road. For more information, check the BCB’s website or call 330-758-2123.

White team moves to AAC Championship game

The eighth-grade girls White basketball team improved to 11-7 on the season with an impressive 31-20 win over the Canfield Lady Cardinals in the semi-final round of the AAC tournament. Maria Torres led the way with 21 points, with Emily Olexa adding five points, Christine Zheng and Emma Tokarskey with 2 points a piece and Madi Larch rounding out the scoring with one point.

Maroon team ends season with 9-7 record

The eighth-grade girls Maroon basketball team lost a tough battle to Warren on Feb. 6 in the semi finals game by a score of 31-33. Leading the way for the Spartans was Raegan Burkey with 18 points, Katie Stamp added eight and Bailey Moore finished the scoring with five points. Strong defense from Serene Khatib, Kennedy Furano, Priya Shah, Kayla Golden, Nina Scavelli, Maddie Moran and Unique Venable kept the Spartans in the game until the last seconds. They finished the season with a record of 9-7.

White team falls in AAC finals

The girls eighth-grade White basketball team lost a heartbreaker in the AAC tournament finals to Warren 31-30. Maria Torres led the Lady Spartans with 20 points. Christine Zheng has another strong game with seven points, including a key 3-pointer late in the game to tie the game at 28. Emily Olexa contributed in the scoring effort with two points and Emma Tokarsky added one point. Strong effort was also given by Madi and Bella Larch, Emily Rutledge, Signe Renstrom and Chalyse Norvell. The girls finished the season with a record of 11-8.

Varsity wrestling falls to West Branch

Boardman varsity wrestling was defeated by West Branch by a score of 39-28. Individual match results are as follows: 106: Christian Wayt (West Branch) over Nicholas Esmail (Boardman) (Fall 1:16). 113: Christian Wayt (West Branch) over (Boardman) (For.). 120: Anthony Baglama (Boardman) over Brock Butcher (West Branch) (MD 9-1). 126: Derek Slipkovich (Boardman) over Luke Flickenger (West Branch) (TF 15-0 0:00). 132: Thomas Caserta (West Branch) over Nathan Thompson (Boardman) (Dec 6-0). 138: Brock Wilke (West Branch) over Cade Pollak (Boardman) (Fall 0:28). 145: Dylan Miller (West Branch) over Brandon Zigotti (Boardman) (Fall 0:55). 152: Cameron Martig (West Branch) over Kelley Williams (Boardman) (Fall 2:52). 160: Kareem Hamden (Boardman) over Herb Suter (West Branch) (MD 13-4). 170: Michael O`Horo (Boardman) over Neil Ginnetti (West Branch) (TF 17-2 0:00). 182: Carlo DeNiro (Boardman) over Collin Lawniczak (West Branch) (Fall 0:32). 195: Alex King (Boardman) over Mitchell Sharp (West Branch) (MD 13-2). 220: Jacob Hurst (West Branch) over Nick Caraballo (Boardman) (Fall 1:42). 285: Ian Sharp (West Branch) over Unknown (For.).

Neighbors wants winter sports news

Winter athletics have arrived and Neighbors wants to be there every step of the way. If you’re a sports coach or the parent of an athlete, we need your 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 and 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. We look forward to hearing about your teams successes.

Send Neighbors your news

If you’re a winter sports coach or the parent of an athlete, we need your 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 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.

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