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Seventh grade girls basketball beats Warren

The Boardman girls seventh grade white basketball team beat Warren with a score of 33-15 on Feb. 4. Leading the Spartans to victory was MacKenzie Riccitelli with 12 points, Mary Catherine Werth with nine points and Madison Smith added six points. The Lady Spartans are 8-5.

Seventh grade girls basketball defeats Austintown

The Boardman girls seventh grade maroon basketball team defeated Austintown Red with a score of 24-20 on Feb. 4. Leading the charge for the Lady Spartans were Ava Bosnjak with 13 points, Gabby Goddard with four points and Hannah Saluga with three points. The team is 9-5.

Eighth grade boys basketball falls to Warren

The Boardman boys eighth grade white basketball team fell to Warren Middle School with a score of 35-29 on Feb. 4. Carson Essad led the Spartans with 10 points, including a pair of three-pointers. Alex Micco followed that effort with eight points and Isaiah Torres added four points and six rebounds.

Eighth grade girls basketball beasts Warren

The Boardman girls eighth grade basketball team improved to 9-4 on the season with a win over the Warren Lady Raiders with a score of 39-35 on Feb. 4. Cami Goske led the way with 11 points and Faith Jackson finished with 10 points. Bella Martin contributed nine points in the win with Gia Triveri chipping in with five points.

Girls junior varsity basketball loses to Howland

The Boardman High School junior varsity Lady Spartans dropped to 6-11 on the season (2-6 in AAC) with a 48-37 loss to the Howland Tigers with a score of 48-37 on Feb. 4. Scoring on the night for Boardman was Jenna Olexa with 12 points, Serene Khatib with eight points and Bailey Moore with seven points.

Seventh grade boys basketball defeats Warren

The Boardman seventh grade boys white basketball team improved to 11-2 on the season as they beat Warren white with a score of 41-34 on Feb. 4. Landon Mitchell had a strong game with 15 points and Jaden Payne added 11 points. Jack Ericson finished the night with five points, while DeMayne Earvin and Noah Ziak both scored 4 points.

Girls varsity basketball falls to Howland

The Boardman girls varsity basketball team dropped to 10-8 with a 48-39 loss to Howland on Feb. 4. Leading scorer for Boardman was Raegan Burkey who had 12 points. Maria Torres ended up with 11 points and seven rebounds, Katie Stamp added six points and Cate Green chipped in with five points.

Girls eighth grade basketball beats Austintown

The Boardman eighth grade girls basketball team beat Austintown blue by the score of 36-20 on Jan. 31. Gia Triveri led all scorers with 20 points, with Cami Goske adding nine points. Bella Martin was a force on both sides of the floor with four points.

Girls seventh grade basketball defeats Austintown

The Boardman girls seventh grade basketball white team beat Austintown blue with a score of 28-16 on Jan. 31. Mackenzie Kelso led the Spartans to victory with 10 points while going four for four at the line. Mackenzie Riccitelli chipped in eight points to the total and JaSayia Evans added five points,

Girls junior varsity basketball falls to Canfield

The Boardman High School girls junior varsity basketball team dropped a game to the Canfield Cardinals with a score of 42-28 on Feb. 6. A balanced scoring attack was led by Tini Zheng and Jenna Olexa with five points each. Three Spartans scored four points a piece in Emily Olexa, Tanna Ortega and Emma Mills.

Boys freshman basketball goes undefeated

The Boardman High School boys freshman basketball team finished up their regular season undefeated with a victory over Ursuline with a score of 47-34 on Feb. 6. Leading the way for the Spartans were Ben Alvarico, who scored a game high 11 points, and Luke Ryan, who added 10 points. DJ Evans chipped in with nine points and Cam Thompson had six points.

Girls seventh grade basketball team defeats Howland

The Boardman girls seventh grade white basketball team defeated Howland team with a score of 31-25 on Feb. 7. Mary Catherine Werth led all scorers with 11 points, JaSayia Evans had 10 points, Mackenzie Riccitelli added seven points and rounding out the scoring for the Spartans was Mackenzie Kelso with four points.

Girls seventh grade basketball falls to Holy Family

The Boardman seventh grade girls maroon basketball team lost to Holy Family with a score of 32-27 on Feb. 7. Leading scorers for the Spartans were Ava Bosnjak with 17 points, Gabby Goddard with four points, Hannah Saluga with four points and Dana Qutail with two points.

Girls eighth grade basketball defeats Howland

The Boardman eighth grade girls basketball team improved to 11-4 on the season by defeating Howland by a score of 26-19 on Feb. 7. Gia Triveri led all scorers with 13 points, Cami Goske chipped in with seven points and Faith Jackson rounded out the scoring with six points.

Boys eighth grade basketball falls to Howland

The Boardman boys eighth grade boys basketball white team fell to Howland Middle School with a score of 30-27 on Feb. 7.

Alex Micco led all scorers with 10 points and Ahmir Colpetro knocked down two triples and finished with nine points. Tequan Bailey caught the season’s first alley-oop and finished with five points.

Girls varsity basketball loses to Canfield

The Boardman girls varsity basketball team lost to the Canfield Cardinals by a score of 49-39 on Feb. 6. Boardman was led by Raegan Burkey who had a game high 22 points. Alicia Saxton had eight points and Katie Stamp hit for six points. Cate Green rounded out the scoring with three points.

Boys varsity basketball beats Warren

The Spartans were able to clinch the AAC Championship with a win over Warren Harding with a score of 74-53 on Feb. 8. Derrick Anderson had 23 points, eight assists, four rebounds and four steals. Che Trevena had 14 points, three steals and three rebounds. Ethan Andersen posted a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds to go along with six blocked shots. Nick Torres was the fourth Spartan in double figures with 10 points. Connor Miller had six points and three rebounds. Cam Kreps finished with four points, five rebounds, three assists and two taken charges. Daeone Marin helped seal the win with four points.

Girls seventh grade girls lose to Austintown

The Boardman seventh grade girls maroon basketball team dropped their opening round playoff game to Austintown Middle School blue with a score of 33-32 on Feb. 9. Leading the team in scoring were Ava Bosnjak with 13 points, Cici Johnson with seven points, Gabby Goddard with five points and Hannah Saluga with five points.

Boys eighth grade basketball defeats Austintown

The Boardman boys eighth grade basketball white team beat Austintown red with a score of 49-43 in the first round of the AAC tournament on Feb. 9. Leading scorer Alex Micco, who was three-for-three from the three-point line in the third quarter and finished with 15 points and seven rebounds. Carson Essad hit two three-point shots and was perfect from the free throw line to finish with 11 points. Isaiah Torres had nine points and eight rebounds. Cam Stanley contributed seven points and six rebounds. Prab Singh also had six points and four rebounds.

Girls seventh Grade basketball beats Austintown

The Boardman seventh grade girls white basketball team defeated Austintown Red with a score of 37-27 in the first round of the AAC tournament on Feb. 9. Mackenzie Riccitelli led all scorers with 12 points, JaSayia added nine points and Mary Catherine Werth added six points. Mackenzie Kelso and Olivia LaCivita both contributed five points.

Girls junior varsity falls to Warren

The Boardman junior varsity girls basketball team lost to Warren Harding by the score of 41-32 on Feb. 9. Emma Mills’ 12 points led the way for Boardman, while fellow freshman Jenna Olexa tallied seven and Bailey Moore and Emily Olexa each scored four points.

Girls varsity basketball loses to Warren

The Boardman girls varsity basketball team dropped a 65-43 contest to Warren Harding on Feb. 9. The Spartans put three players in double digits with Cailyn Covan and Katie Stamp each netting 12 points and Raegan Burkey hitting for 11. Covan’s 12 points all came on three pointers. Alicia Saxton hit for six points, while Bailey Moore chipped in with two.

Boys eighth grade basketball defeats Lakeside

The Boardman eighth grade boys maroon basketball team defeated Lakeside by the score of 43-27 on Jan. 28. Boardman’s offensive attack was balanced, with eight different players scoring points. Nate Christmas led the way with nine points, Deon Elliott had eight points and Ben Zilavy had six points.

Boys eighth grade basketball loses to Austintown

The Boardman eighth grade boys maroon basketball team lost to Austintown red with a score of 33-19 on Feb. 4. The Spartans were led by Deon Elliott with five points and Nate Christmas and Austin Ward had four points each.

Boys eighth grade basketball defeats Canfield

The Boardman eighth grade boys maroon basketball team defeated Canfield with a score of 32-31 in a quarterfinal matchup of the AAC Tournament on Feb. 9. There were five lead changes in the final minute of the game. The final points were a converted length-of-the court pass and layup by Brady DePietro with :07 left. DePietro led the Spartans with 12 points, Deon Elliott added six points and Nate Christmas had five points.

Boys varsity basketball beats Erie First Christian Academy

The Boardman boys varsity basketball team defeated Erie First Christian Academy with a score of 67-42 on Feb. 9. Derrick Anderson had 19 points, seven assists, seven steals and seven rebounds. Che Trevena had 11 points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals. Tommy Fryda had eight points and three steals and Zach Ryan and Cam Kreps both had seven points. Nick Torres had six points, while Ethan Andersen had four points and eight rebounds to go with two blocked shots.

Boardman Community Baseball registration open

BCB will conduct player registration online at www.boardmanbaseball.com beginning on Jan. 1 through Feb. 17 for baseball players who are ages 4-18 and softball players who are ages 4-14. A $25 late registration fee will be charged for registrations received after Feb. 17 for boys and girls ages 4-14. A 2019 registration payment plan will be offered if you register before the Feb. 17 deadline. Your credit card will be charged on your registration date, March 15 and April 15. This plan will not be available to those who regigister after Feb. 17. The playing age determination date for boys is Aug. 31, 2019 and girls it is Dec. 31, 2018. On site or online registration will take place on Feb. 16 from 12-3 p.m. at the Fields of Dreams, located at 410 McClurg Road. For more information, check the website or call BCB at 330-758-2123.

Neighbors wants winter sports news

Winter athletics will soon arrive 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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