Poland 8, Meadville 7


Ben Walsh, Justin Blasko, Tallon Price and Kincaid Mrakovich each scored two goals and Poland held Meadville to two second-half goals to erase a 5-2 halftime deficit. Stellar goaltending by Zach Simon, and a tightened up defense held the host team in check for the final two periods. The Poland defense was led by Ryan Maker, Tyler Campbell, Austin Frank, Rhys Jones and Spencer Price. McGuire Franko, Michael Costello, Kyle Roarty, Michael Kluchar and David Bouchedid also gave Poland (1-1) quality minutes. Meadville visits Fairview, Pa., on April 4.


Bowden, Lipke named All-Ohio


Warren Harding’s Lynn Bowden and Boardman’s Holden Lipke were named to the Associated Press Division I All-Ohio boys basketball team, which was released on Wednesday. Bowden, a 6-foot senior guard who averaged 19.4 points for the Raiders, was a Special Mention pick. Lipke, a 6-4 junior guard, was an Honorable Mention selection after averaging 14.5 points and 5.5 rebounds.

Division I All-Ohio team

COLUMBUS — The 2016-17 Associated Press Division I All-Ohio boys basketball team, based on the recommendations of a media panel (with school, height, class and scoring average):

Player of the year: Kaleb Wesson, Westerville South.

Co-Coaches of the year: Carl Kremer, Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller; Tim Debevec, Massillon Jackson. First Team: Kaleb Wesson, Westerville South, 6-foot-10, senior, 22.4 points per game; BJ Duling, Newark, 6-8, sr., 20.0; Kyle Young, Massillon Jackson, 6-7, sr., 18.1; Naz Bohannon, Lorain, 6-6, sr., 17.0; Vincent Williams, Toledo St. John’s Jesuit, 6-5, jr., 15.8; Danny Davis, Springfield, 6-3, sr., 18.2; Jeremiah Francis, Pickerington Central, 6-2, so., 15.7; Dane Goodwin, Upper Arlington, 6-6, jr., 27.0; Keegan McDowell, Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller, 6-5, sr., 12.9; Matt Davet, Cleveland St. Ignatius, 6-6, sr., 23.5.

Second Team: Braden Norris, Hilliard Bradley, 6-0, jr., 15.8; Nathan Fox, North Canton Hoover, 6-4, sr., 18.0; Marreon Jackson, Garfield Heights, 6-0, sr., 23.2; Jarius Ward, Lima Senior, 6-2, sr. 23.3; Dalonte Brown, Toledo Bowsher, 6-7, sr., 22.1; Kyle Nunn, Findlay, 6-3, sr., 18.9; C.J. Fleming, Cincinnati LaSalle, 6-0, sr., 16.8; Eddie Puisis, Mason, 6-2, sr., 17.0; Darryl Straughter, Canton McKinley, 5-10, sr., 18.1; Logan Hill, Massillon, Jackson, 6-5, sr., 12.2.

Third Team: A.J. Gareri, Akron Ellet, 6-9, sr., 18.6; Tyler Bardall, Dover, 6-3, sr., 14.5; Chris Libertore, Louisville, 6-4, sr., 23.8; Jack Korsok, Mentor, 6-1, sr., 21.3; Austen Yarian, Cleveland St. Ignatius, 6-8, sr., 16.7; Sincere Carry, Solon, 6-0, jr., 19.4; Kenny Coleman-Graham, Toledo St. Francis, 5-10, sr., 15.8; Ryan Batte, Cincinnati Oak Hills, 6-5, sr., 13.4; Collen Gurley, Akron Hoban, 6-2, jr., 16.6; Luke Schaefer, Medina, 6-4, sr., 19.2.

Special Mention: Jake McLoughlin, Dresden Tri-Valley; Cameron Brooks-Harris, Zanesville; Matt King, Dresden Tri-Valley; Aronde Myers, Zanesville; Kyler Ruegsegger, Dover; Lynn Bowden, Warren Harding; Bo Myers, Logan.

Honorable Mention: Lony Francis, Groveport-Madison; Jerome Hunter, Pickerington North; Sterling Manley, Pickerington Central; Nick Muszynski, Columbus St. Charles; Will Yoakum, Delaware Hayes; Eli Blackledge, North Canton Hoover; Peyton Bennington, Wooster; Austin Brenner, Copley; Brian Roberts Jr., Copley; Tre’Maine Gray, Akron Firestone; Cross Mason, Canton GlenOak; Collin Rittman, Medina Highland; Holden Lipke, Boardman; Jaret Pallotta, Massillon Jackson; Antonio Blanton, Elyria; Corbin Anthony, Madison; Tommy Schmock, Lakewood St. Edward; Josh Hufstetler, North Olmsted; Yahel Hill, Cleveland Heights; Fonse Hale, Maple Heights; Logan Jessing, Sylvania Northview; Derrick Rayford, Toledo Whitmer; Ryan Fries, Sylvania Southview; Carl Banks, Toledo Waite; Matt Gruden, Perrysburg; Harrison Riggs, Toledo St. John’s; Samari Curtis, Xenia; Andre Gordon, Sidney; Keegan Saben, Centerville; Jarrett Cox, Liberty Township Lakota East; Riley Voss, Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller.

State tournament pairings

All games played at the Jerome Schottenstein Center, Columbus.


No. 8 Wauseon (26-1) vs. Cols. Eastmoor Academy (22-6), today at 10:45 a.m.

No. 11 Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (23-5) vs. No. 2 Trotwood-Madison (25-2), today at 2 p.m.

State final: Saturday at 10:45 a.m.


Delphos St. John’s (21-4) vs. Cle. Hts. Lutheran East (18-9), today at 5:15 p.m.

Columbus Wellington (21-7) vs. Lima Perry (24-3), today at 8:30 p.m.

State Final: Saturday at 2:00 p.m.


No. 8 Cle. Villa Angela-St. Joseph (21-6) vs. No. 4 Proctorville Fairland (25-1), Friday at 10:45 a.m.

No. 10 Cin. Roger Bacon (24-4) vs. Archbold (22-5), Friday at 2 p.m.

State final: Saturday at 5:15 p.m.


No. 2 Pickerington Central (26-2) vs. No. 1 Cin. Archbishop Moeller (27-0), Friday at 5:15 p.m.

Lakewood St. Edward (23-5) vs. No. 4 Massillon Jackson (26-2), Friday at 8:30 p.m.

State final: Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

PIAA tournament



Kennedy Catholic 87, Otto-Eldred 35

York Country Day 67, Jenkintown 58

Millville 43, Notre Dame-East Stroudsburg 32

Shamokin Lourdes 60, Pottsville Nativity 46

Girard College 73, West Shore Christian 30

Lincoln Leadership 67, Lancaster Country Day 53

Williamsport St. John Neumann 62, Mount Calvary 31

Faith Christian 58, Lancaster County Christian 51

Sankofa Freedom 60, High Point 40

Monessen 94, North Clarion 28

Shanksville-Stonycreek 58, Union 54

Johnsonburg 49, Jamestown 39

Saltsburg 63, Vincentian Academy 57

Elk County Catholic 52, Eden Christian 41

Williamsburg 55, Southern Fulton 54

Juniata Valley 79, Imani Christian 76


Kennedy Catholic 88, Juniata Valley 45

York Country Day 61, Millville 49

Girard College 75, Shamokin Lourdes 52

Williamsport St. John Neumann 72, Lincoln Leadership 47

Faith Christian 55, Sankofa Freedom 27‘

Monessen 71, Shanksville-Stonycreek 56

Saltsburg 85, Johnsonburg 38

Elk County Catholic 76, Williamsburg 48


Kennedy Catholic 61, Elk County Catholic 40

Girard College 75, York Country Day 72 (OT)

Faith Christian 44, Williamsport St. John Neumann 43

Monessen 74, Saltsburg 34


Girard College 67, Faith Christian 58

Kennedy Catholic 73, Monessen 59



At Giant Center, Hershey, 2 p.m.

Kennedy Catholic (25-2) vs. Girard College (24-8)

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