HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP | More prep results from this weekend


Champion coach’s status up in air


Nick Wagner, Champion High School’s head football coach, was not on the sideline Friday in a 38-0 loss to Lakeview. On Saturday, Wagner denied a television report that indicated he had resigned, but declined to comment further. “At this time, I am involved in an ever changing situation and cannot comment at this time.” The Golden Flashes are 0-9.

Salem 43, Louisville 35


Mitch Davidson passed for 216 yards for the Quakers (6-3, 3-3 Northeastern Buckeye Conference). Davidson threw touchdown passes to Turner Johnson (8 yards) and Chase Ackerman (38). He also scored a 3-yard touchdown. Ackerman caught 11 passes for 115 yards. Braydon Gibson kicked three field goals (28, 20 and 24 yards). Zach Bezon scored from the 9. For the Leopards (4-5, 4-2), Max Hartline scored three touchdowns (3, 3 and 4 yards).

Grand Valley 48, Mathews 13


Eduardo Hernandez rushed for three touchdowns and rushed for 142 yards for Grand Valley (9-0, 5-0 Northeastern Athletic Conference). For Mathews (5-4, 2-2), Dillon Canter passed for 114 yards and rushed for 71. He scored from the 2. Ryan Myers scored the other touchdown from the 9.


Akr. Kenmore 40, Akr. North 6

Canal Winchester Harvest Prep 72, Lancaster Fisher Cath. 24

Cin. Woodward 14, Day. Ponitz Tech. 6

Cle. Cent. Cath. 14, Garfield Hts. Trinity 6

Cle. St. Ignatius 28, Cin. St. Xavier 14

Day. Belmont 47, Cin. Western Hills 0

Day. Dunbar 40, Cin. Gamble Montessori 6

Gates Mills Gilmour 38, Cle. Hts. Lutheran E. 32

Hannibal River 30, Lucas 27

Hudson WRA 49, Ashtabula St. John 18

Kansas Lakota 41, Fremont St. Joseph 10

Lakewood St. Edward 31, Cin. Moeller 7

Linsly, W.Va. 49, Vincent Warren 28

Shaker Hts. 14, Solon 7

Tiffin Calvert 41, Castalia Margaretta 16

Tol. Woodward 38, Tol. Scott 16

Worthington Christian 47, Fairfield Christian 7


SALEM 43, Louisville 35



First Quarter

SALEM — Cade Campolito 56 run (Braydon Gibson kick).

LOUISVILLE — Max Hartline 3 run (Hannah Baughman kick), 2:07.

Second Quarter

SALEM — Turner Johnson 8 pass from Mitch Davidson (Gibson kick), 9:25.

LOUISVILLE — Hartline 3 run (Baughman kick), 7:17.

SALEM — Zach Bezon 9 run (Gibson kick), 5:14.

SALEM — Gibson 28 FG, 2:51.

SALEM — Gibson, 20 FG, 0:26.

Third Quarter

LOUiSVILLE — Hartline 4 run (Baughman kick, 10:05.

SALEM — Chase Ackerman 38 pass from Davidson (Gibson kick), 8:32.

LOUISVILLE — Colton Jones 3 run (Baughman kick), 6:53.

SALEM — Davidson 3 run (kick failed), 1:23.

Fourth Quarter

SALEM — Gibson 24 FG, 4;31.

LOUISVILLE — Nathan Guiley 1 run (Baughman kick).


First downs1713



Passing yards216117



Individual leaders

RUSHING — Salem, Campolito 22-109; Louisville, Hartline 18-166.

PASSING — Salem, Davidson 12-24-0-216; Louisville, Jones 11-18-1-117.

RECEIVING — Salem, Ackerman 11-115: Louisville, Davis Burick 4-16.

GRAND VALLEY 48, MAthews 13

Grand Valley1215147—48


First Quarter

GRAND VALLEY — Eduardo Hernandez 71 run (kick blocked).

GRAND VALLEY — Jerome Evans 31 pass from Michael McGovern (kick blocked).

Second Quarter

GRAND VALLEY — Hernandez 1 run (Michael Thomas kick).

GRAND VALLEY — Hernandez 2 run (McGovern run).

Third Quarter

MATHEWS — Dillon Canter 2 run (kick blocked).

GRAND VALLEY —— Gary Gearhart 50 interception return (Thomas kick).

GRAND VALLEY — Evans 18 run (Thomas kick).

Fourth Quarter

MATHEWS — Ryan Myers 9 run (Strama kick).

GRAND VALLEY — Thomas Bancroft 7 run (Thomas kick),


First downs239



Passing yards205114



Individual leaders

RUSHING — Grand Valley, Hernandez 15-142; Mathews, Canter 18-71.

PASSING — Grand Valley, McGovern 12-19-0-205; Mathews, Canter 6-12-2-114.

RECEIVING — Grand Valley, Jerome Evans 6-96; Mathews, Tanner Hunt 4-98.


Boardman junior Cole Christman shot a 78 on Saturday to finish the Division I state tournament with 154 to tie for 15th place. As a team, the Spartans finished fifth with 630. Dublin Jerome won the tournament with 607, nine strokes ahead of Olentangy Liberty. Green was third with 628 and Cincinnati St. Xavier was fourth with 629. Green’s Maxwell Moldovan shot a 68 on Saturday at Ohio State University’s Scarlet Course to win the tournament with 144, three strokes ahead of Olentangy Liberty’s Trey Rath and Dublin Jerome’s Blake Solomon. Boardman senior Cade Kreps shot a 77 to finish with 157 to tie for 20th. Senior Brian Terlesky tied for 23rd with 158 and senior Bryan Kordupel was 31st with 161. Senior Bobby Jonda tied for 60th with 178. In the Division I girls tournament at the OSU Gray course, Canfield senior Hannah Keffler tied for 39th with a two-day total of 166. She shot an 84 on Saturday. Walnut Hills’ Katie Hallinan won the tournament with 137.


Saturday at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds, Boardman, Poland, Salem, South Range, Howland, Lakeview, McDonald, Maplewood, LaBrae and Badger cross country teams qualified for Saturday’s regional tournament in Boardman. In Divisions I and II, the top five teams advance as do individuals in the Top 20. In boys Div. I, Howland’s Vincent Mauri (fourth), Canfield’s Giovanni Copploe (13th), Boardman’s Mitchel Dunham (16th) and Austintown Fitch’s Christian Davis (20th) qualified. In Div. II, the Poland (second), Salem (third) and South Range (fifth) teams advance. Salem’s Hunter Christopher was the top local runner, finishing fifth. Champion’s Mikel Lagaras was seventh, Salem’s Cameron Christopher was eighth, South Range’s Ian Pierson was ninth and Poland’s Geno Gallo was 10th. In Div. III, the top four teams plus individuals who finish in Top 16 advance. The top four teams were McDonald, Maplewood, LaBrae and Badger. Maplewood’s Ethan Sparks won the race. LaBrae’s Jakob Rose was second and McDonald’s Ethan Domitrovich was third. In the girls races, Boardman’s team finished fifth in Div. I. The Spartans’ Sophie McGee and Casey Zaitzew were 13th and 14th. In Div. II, Poland was second, Salem third, Howland fourth and Lakeview fifth. Niles’ Hailey Zelinsky was third, Poland’s Maggie Sebest was fifth, Howland’s Maria Dellimuti was sixth and Salem’s Carly Hall was seventh. In Div. III, McDonald, Maplewood and Badger finished in the top three. McDonald’s Malina Mitchell won the race and teammates Anna Guerra, Bella Wolford and Sela Jones finished fifth-seventh. Claire Hoffman was 10th.




Team scores — 1. Hudson 37. 2. Kenston 101. 3. Solon 107. 4. University School 168. 5. Walsh Jesuit 178.

Individuals — 1. Chantz Visse, Solon, 15:34.25. 2. Adam Beucler. 15:36.46. 3. Justin Iler, University School, 15:44.42. 4. Vincent Mauri Howland, 15:49.47. 5. Jakob McConnell, Kentston, 15:50.71.

Local qualifiers — 13. Giovanni Copploe, Canfield, 16:07.61. 16. Mitchel Dunham, Boardman, 16:32.25. 20. Christian Davis, Austintown Fitch, 16:37.01.


Team scores — 1. Garfield 103. 2. Poland 117. 3. Salem 119. 4. Hawken 121. 5. South Range 126.

Individuals — 1. Tyler Klouda, Garfield, 16:01.78. 2. Dylan Barnes, Wickliffe, 16:03.3. 3. John Steimle, Grand Valley, 16:25.76. 4. Michael Snyder, Hawken, 16:42. 27. 5. Hunter Christopher, Salem, 16:46.64.

Locals in Top 20 — 7. Mikel Lagaras, Champion, 16:51.63. 8. Cameron Christopher, Salem, 16:53.58. 9. Ian Pierson, South Range, 16:55.31. 10. Geno Gallo, Poland, 16:56.63. 11. Sam Dwyer, Poland, 17:03.76. 14. Louis Larney, Girard, 17:13.32. 15. Kevin Dubaj, Niles, 17:14.29. 16. Ethan Dobler, Lakeview, 17:19.05. 17. Joe Abramavich, Champion, 17:19.33. 19. Micah Curry, Niles, 17:23.53.


Team scores — 1. McDonald 37. 2. Maplewood 42. 3. LaBrae 94. 4. Badger 104.

Individuals — 1. Ethan Sparks, Maplewood, 16:31.62. 2. Jakob Rose, LaBrae, 16:35.79. 3. Ethan Domitrovich, McDonald, 16:37.25. 4. Adam Burgard, Maplewood, 17:02.46. 5. Lincoln Hopkins, Badger, 17:04.1

Locals in Top 16 — 6. Zack Canada, McDonald, 17”17.04. 7. Ethan Faatz, Maplewood, 17:18.33. 8. Carson Fortune, McDonald, 17:27.17. 9. Connor Symbolik, McDonald, 17:27.92. 10. Dylan Hvisc, Mineral Ridge, 17:31.78. 11. Jacob Zahoransky, Badger, 17:41.73. 12. Elliott Gibbons, McDonald, 17:42.01. 13. Devan Christoff, Jackson-Milton, 17:43.22. 15. Hunter Omerzo, Maplewood, 17:55.83. 16. Zach Meyer, LaBrae, 17:51.74.



Team scores — 1. Hudson 33. 2. Stow-Munroe Falls 95. 3. Twinsburg 105. 4. Nordonia 117. 5. Boardman 129.

Individuals — 1. Olivia Howell, Solon, 17:53.18. 2. Elizabeth Hinkle, Hudson, 18:39.99. 3. Cameron Bujaucius, Hudson, 18:50.7. 4. Tessa Pitcovich, Stow-Munrow Falls, 19:03.23. 5. Brenna Beucler, Judson, 19:08.42.

Locals in Top 20 — 13. Sophia McKee, Boardman, 19:29.44. 14. Casey Zaitzew, Boardman, 19:32.65.


Team scores — 1. Hawken 42. 2. Poland 70. 3. Salem 86. 4. Howland 87. 5. Lakeview 122.

Individuals — 1. Ella Gilson, Hawken, 18:47.92. 2. Juliana Metz, Hawken, 18:54.38. 3. Hailey Zelinsky, Niles, 19:00.51. 4. Julia Newman, Hawken, 19:08.88. 5. Maggie Sebest, Poland, 19:14.01.

Locals in Top 20 — 6. Maria Dellimuti, Howland, 19:17.48. 7. Carly Hall, Salem, 19:19.5. 8. Gianna Stanich, Poland, 19:25.67. 9. Haley Rozeski, Salem, 19:27.71. 12. Jackie Grisdale, Poland, 19:48.24. 14. Sydney Dobier, Lakeview, 19:58.93. 16. Taylor Garvin, Lakeview, 20:18.2. 17. Halle Cochran, Salem, 20:22.09. 20. Haley Trolio, Poland, 20:38.2.


Team scores — 1. McDonald 29. 2. Maplewood 69. 3. Badger 91. 4. Berkshire 149. 5. Pymatuning Valley 151.

Individuals — 1. Malina Mitchell, McDonald, 18:35.91. 2. Miranda Stanhope, Badger, 18:39.17. 3. Madison Romask, Berkshire, 18:51.23. 4. Grace Steimle, Grand Valley, 19:00.02. 5. Anna Guerra, McDonald, 19:18.28.

Locals in Top 16 — 6. Bella Wolford, McDonald, 19:31.54. 7. Sela Jones, McDonald, 19:31.58. 9. Charlotte Crouch, Maplewood, 20:12.37. 10. Claire Hoffman, McDonald, 20:15.95. 12. Bella Kellar, Maplewood, 20:40.91. 13. Alyssa Lynch, McDonald, 20:46.88. 14. Emma Hunkus, Badger, 20:48.58. 15. Brianna Starcher, Maplewood, 20:49.59. 16. Kylee Sheeley, Maplewood, 20:54.24.



Cardinal Mooney 25-25-25, Ursuline 7-16-12


Autumn DeSantis led the Mooney (17-6) attack with 12 kills and 27 digs. Courtney Koken added 11 kills and 15 digs and Maria Pelini had 31 assists, six kills, and 28 points. Mooney advances to take on Crestwood on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at West Branch High School.

Hubbard 25-28-20-25, Jefferson 21-26-25-11


Adria Powell had 36 kills, two blocks, four aces and six points for Hubbard. Kristin Fahndrich had 48 assists and six points. Silvia Genoni had 16 kills, 15 digs and six points for the Eagles. Ruthie Sandberg had 18 digs and three aces. No stats were reported for Jefferson.

Southern 25-25-25, Lisbon 12-23-16


Southern’s Hannah Hayes had 42 assists, five kills and 11 points. Teammate Lizzie Willis had 18 kills, eight points and three aces. Riley Felton had 10 kills and six blocks. For Lisbon, Isabell Perez had 25 assists, 25 digs and two blocks. Kimmi Wiggers had 15 digs, nine kills and four aces.

Wellsville 25-25-25, Western Reserve 19-19-13


Kiki Perry had 13 kills, three blocks and three aces for the Tigers. Wellsville’s Delaney Cochran had four aces and three kills while teammate Regan Pierson had 22 assists. Laura Sigworth had 13 assists, nine digs, four kills and four points for Western Reserve. Teammate Alexis Hughes had 11 kills and six digs.



At Lake High School

Canfield 25-25-21-28, Lake 23-17-25-26

North Canton Hoover Canton 21-25-25-25, GlenOak 25-23-22-16.


At West Branch High School

Crestwood 25-20-25-25, Alliance 19-25-8-17

Cardinal Mooney 25-25-25, Ursuline 7-16-12

At Jefferson Area High School

Hubbard 25-28-20-25, Jefferson 21-26-25-11

Lake Catholic 25-25-25, Lakeview 13-16-12


At Berkshire High School

Grand Valley 25-25-25, Garrettsville 16-12-16

Cardinal 25-25-25, LaBrae 9-8-15

At Salem High School

Waterloo 25-25-25, Southeast

Salem 25-25-25, East Palestine 5-11-11


At Columbiana High School

Southern 25-25-25, Lisbon 12-23-16

Wellsville 25-25-25, Western Reserve 19-19-13



Austintown Fitch 4, Lake 2

UNIONTOWN Fitch advances after a shootoutvictory. With two minutes remaining, the Blue Streaks scored to force overtime. For the Falcons, Blake Baker scored both goals in regulation. One was on a penalty kick and the other was assisted by Dom Foley. Goalkeeper Trevor Hykes made three saves, Jeremy Brady and Jacob Yoder scored for Lake. Scoring shootout goals were Baker, Hykes, Josh Egolf and Mitch Desiato.


Poland 1, Hubbard 0


Matt Slepski scored the only goal of the game on a Poland penalty kick in the opening minutes of the second half. Hubbard goalkeeper Corrin Anthony had six saves. Poland goalie Rhys Jones had 12 saves. One of Jones’ saves came on a Hubbard penalty kick with 8:38 left in the game.

South Range 4, West Branch 1


Canaan Johnson scored two goals and South Range (11-4-2) won a sectional final. Mitch McConnell and Quinn Pierson also scored goals for the Raiders. South Range advances to play Lakeview at Lakeview on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Lakeview 5, Girard 1


Noah Busefink and Vinnie Rienzi scored two goals each and Lakeview rolled past Girard. Jacob Drotar also scored for the Bulldogs. Stephen Gamble scored the lone Girard goal.


Crestview 8, East Palestine 1


Luke Wickline had four goals for the Rebels and four other teammates combined to score the remaining Crestview goals. Crestview’s Scott Murray had three assists and a goal. Mitch Lindsay, Cory Dewell and Thomas Martin also scored. Josh Welch had the only goal for the Bulldogs. Costen Santelmo had one save for the Rebels.


Maplewood 2, Badger 1, OT


Matthew Sheely scored the winning goal just over three minutes into the first OT period as the Rockets advanced won a sectional final and clinched a district semifinal berth against fourth-seeded Kirtland on Tuesday. Tommy Rink scored the other. Phil Smith had four saves for the Rockets.

Campbell 2, Lordstown 1


Henry Mejia scored both Campbell goals. Giovanni Lisi assisted on one of the goals. Details for Lordstown were not provided. Campbell advances to play United at United Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Mineral Ridge 5, Warren JFK 1


John Michael Diana scored the opening goal of the game to put JFK up 1-0, and then Mineral Ridge scored five unanswered goals. TJ Gaydosh, Garret Smith, Gonzalo Arnes, and Gage Hostetler scored goals for the Rams. Arnes had two goals. Mineral Ridge advances to play Crestview on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Mineral Ridge High School.



North Canton Hoover 3, Massillon Perry 1

Austintown Fitch 4, Lake 2, 2OT

Massillon Jackson 4, Canfield 3

Canton GlenOak 1, Green 0


Howland 5, Cardinal Mooney 0

Poland 1, Hubbard 0

Lakeview,5, Girard 0

South Range 5, West Branch 1


United 1, LaBrae 0

Campbell 2, Lordstown 1

Mineral Ridge 5, Warren JFK 1

Crestview 8, East Palestine 1

Rootstown 4, Garrettsville 0

Champion 4, Newbury 1

Maplewood 2, Badger 1, OT

Kirtland 2, Cardinal 1





Niles at Canfield, 7 p.m.

Cardinal Mooney at Lakeview, 7 p.m.


Lordstown at Springfield, 7 p.m.

South Range at United, 7 p.m.

Champion at Southeast, 7 p.m.

Warren JFK at Rootstown, 7 p.m.




Poland at Howland, 7 p.m.

South Range at Lakeview, 7 p.m.


Campbell at United, 7 p.m.

Crestview at Mineral Ridge, 7 p.m.

Kirtland at Maplewood, 4 p.m.

Champion at Rootstown, 7 p.m.



At Lake High School

Massillon Jackson vs. Boardman, 5:30 p.m.

Canfield vs. North Canton Hoover, 7 p.m.


At Salem High School

Crestview vs. United, 5:30 p.m.

Waterloo vs. Salem, 6:30 p.m.


At Lakeview High School

St. John vs. Maplewood, 5 p.m.

Mathews vs. Lordstown, 6:30 p.m.




Austintown Fitch at North Canton Hoover, 7 p.m.

Canton GlenOak at Massillon Jackson, 7 p.m.



At West Branch High School

Marlington vs. West Branch, 5:30 p.m.

Crestwood vs. Cardinal Mooney, 6:30 p.m.

At Jefferson Area High School

NDCL vs. Geneva, 5 p.m.

Hubbard vs. Mentor Lake Catholic, 6:30 p.m.


At Columbiana High School

St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Columbiana, 5:30 p.m.

Southern vs. Wellsville, 7 p.m.




District championship, 7 p.m.


District championship, 7 p.m.


Austintown district

District championship, 7 p.m.


Austintown Fitch at Cardinal Mooney, 7:30 p.m.

Ursuline at Akron SVSM, 7:30 p.m.

Akron East at Howland, 7 p.m.

Campbell at Newton Falls, 7 p.m.

Canfield at Poland, 7 p.m.

Champion at Brookfield, 7 p.m.

Edgewood at Niles, 7 p.m.

Hubbard at East, 7 p.m.

Jefferson at LaBrae, 7 p.m.

Lakeside at Boardman, 7 p.m.

Liberty at Girard, 7 p.m.

North Clarkson at Warren Harding, 7 p.m.

Struthers at Lakeview, 7 p.m.

Western Reserve at Jackson-Milton, 7 p.m.

McDonald at Lowellville, 7 p.m.

Sebring at Mineral Ridge, 7 p.m.

Waterloo at Springfield, 7 p.m.

Lakeview (Pa.) at Crestview, 7 p.m.

Sharpsville at South Range, 7 p.m.

West Branch at Salem, 7 p.m.

Columbiana at East Palestine, 7 p.m.

Leetonia at Southern, 7 p.m.

Lisbon at United, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Wellsville, 7 p.m.

Warren JFK at St. Thomas Aquinas, 7 p.m.

Newbury at Mathews, 7 p.m.

St. John School at Southington, 7 p.m.

Oak Glen at Beaver Local, 7 p.m.

St. Clairsville at East Liverpool, 7:30 p.m.

Staff report

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