05 Oct Sandy Valley’s Connor Ritter ties for medalist at DII district tourney
Area high school roundup
Carrollton boys golf team wins district title
Jaxon Rinkes shot 71 to share medalist honors and lead Carrollton to the team title in Monday’s Division II boys golf district tournament at EagleSticks.
Rinkes and Sandy Valley’s Connor Ritter finished tied atop the leaderboard. Ritter earned one of the four individual state berths.
The Warriors shot 312. They finished four strokes ahead of runner-up John Glenn.
Tusky Valley’s Connor Gardner wins district title
Only one individual state berth was available in the Division III boys golf district tournament at River Greens.
Tusky Valley’s Connor Gardner grabbed it and a winner’s medal.
Gardner shot 73 to earn medalist honors. He finished three strokes ahead of Hiland’s Carter Mishler.
Hiland easily won the team title. The Hawks finished 42 shots ahead of runner-up Fort Frye.
Marlington’s Charlie Mort survives playoff
Marlington’s birdied the first playoff hole and advanced out of the Division I boys golf sectional tournament at Windmill Lakes.
Mort shot 78 and emerged from the four-man playoff. Warren Harding’s Anthony Payiavias parred the first playoff hole and earned the other individual district berth.
Top seeds move on at Division I tennis sectional
Top-seeded Tess Bucher of Hoover easily won her first two matches on the first day of the Division I girls tennis sectional tournament at Jackson Park.
Bucher did not lose a game in advancing to Wednesday’s quarterfinals. She will face Dover’s Taylor Rose.
Second-seeded Ava Valko will take on Hoover’s Bridget Fink quarterfinals. The other matchups will third-seeded Rachel Kibler of Louisville against Jackson’s Rachael Williams and fourth-seeded Lily Altman of Hoover against Green’s Evie Pryor.
The top four doubles seeds also moved on to the quarterfinals.
Top-seeded Madison Altman and Paige Reese of Jackson will face McKinley’s Elaina Shaheen and Lauren Rogers. No. 2 seed Isabelle Warburton and Angelina Kloinoglou of Hoover will meet Boardman’s Mia Hammerton and Kira Vasko. Third-seeded Claire Wood and Cecila Holban of Hoover will play Wadsworth’s Emily Guenther and Chloe Porter. Fourth-seeded Divya Shanmugan and Abby Williams of Jackson will take on Canfield’s Amelia Francisco and Whitney Miller.
Windmill Lakes Division I Sectional
Windmill Lakes Golf
(Top four teams advance to district tournament)
1, Hudson 307; 2, Walsh Jesuit 307; 3, Aurora 316; 4, Stow 316; 5, Chagrin Falls 318; 6, Marlington 327; 7, Nordonia 328; 8, Tallmadge 337; 9, Solon 347; 10, Kenston 351; 11, Twinsburg 368; 12, Howland 389; 13, Firestone 390; 14, Miles McKinley 396; 15, Cuyahoga Falls 399; 16, Warren Harding 402; 17, Streetsboro 416.
Coop Palmer (Hudson) 70.
Individual district qualifiers
Sven Nielsen (Chagrin Falls) 76, Caleb Fairhurst (Tallmadge) 76, x-Charlie Mort (Marlington) 78, y-Anthony Payiavias (Warren Harding) 78.
x-Birdie on first playoff hole.
y-Par on first playoff hole.
Alliance: Hood 78, Young 90, Bell 103. Marlington: Mort 78, Dillon 81, Battershell 82, Howard 86.
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EagleSticks Division II District
EagleSticks Golf Club
(Top two teams advance to state tournament)
1, Carrollton 312; 2, John Glenn 316; 3, Garaway 317; 4, St. Clairsville 321; 5, Marysville 335; 6, Sandy Valley 335; 7, Barnesville 346; 8, Meadowbrook 358.
Jaxon Rinkes (Carrollton) 71, Connor Ritter (Sandy Valley) 71.
Individual state qualifiers
Connor Ritter (Sandy Valley) 71, Charles Beachy (Garaway) 74.
Carrollton: Rinkes 71, Birong 77, Rininger 81, Moore 83. Minerva: Waller 89. Sandy Valley: Ritter 71, Wood 83, Ellington 87, McCaulley 94.
River Greens Division III District
River Greens Golf Course
(Top team qualifies for state tournament)
1, Hiland 318; 2, Fort Frye 360; 3, Frontier 378; 4, Malvern 380.
Connor Gardner (Tusky Valley) 73
Individual state qualifier
Connor Gardner (Tusky Valley) 73
Malvern: Bush 86, Lefevre 96, Andrews 87, Yerrick 101, Untch 101. Tusky Valley: Gardner 73.
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Northwest 2, Fairless 1
Goals: Baughman (NW), Albright (NW), Wickham (F). Assists: Zink (NW). Saves: Espenschied (F) 8, Paulson (NW) 6. Shots on goal: Northwest 10-7. Corner kicks: Northwest 5-3. Halftime 0-0.
Records: Northwest 6-6-1, 4-4-1; Fairless 5-7-1, 3-6.
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Fairless 5, Northwest 0
Goals: Ashton (F) 5. Assists: Doll (F) 2, Seibert (F), Smith (F). Saves: Owsiany (N) 8, Seward (F) 6, Rodriguez (F) 1. Shots: Fairless 18-7. Corner kicks: Fairless 4-1.
Records: Fairless 10-3.
Canton South 8, Massillon 0
Goals: Bergert (CS) 3, Justice (CS) 2, Dedmon (CS) 2, S.Comer (CS). Assists: Bergert (CS), Justice (CS), Dedmon (CS). Shots: Canton South 16-2. Halftime: Canton South 4-0.
Records: Canton South 8-4-1, Massillon 3-6.
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Louisville 2, Alliance 0
Goals: VanZant (L), Benson (L) PK. Saves: Edwards (A) 7, Henderhan (L) 4. Shots: Alliance 9-7. Corner kicks: Alliance 3-1. Halftime: Louisville 1-0.
Records: Louisville 3-7-4, Alliance 10-5.
Carrollton 7, Harrison Central 0
Goals: Rutledge (C) 3, Shockey (C) 3, Dorsey (C). Assists: Sieger (C) 3, Shockey (C), Leggett (C). Saves: Shearer (HC) 7, Ohler (C) 4.
Records: Carrollton 7-5-1.
Massillon 25-25-25, McKinley 15-20-20
Top servers: Elder (McK) 9 points. Assists leaders: Dabney (McK) 18. Defensive leaders: Elder (McK) 7 digs, Dabney (McK) 7 digs. JV: Massillon won.
Records: McKinley 4-12, 0-7
Alliance 25-25-25, Field 21-20-17
Top servers: Mullaly (A) 4 points. Kills leaders: Mullaly (F) 12. Assists leaders: Reese (F) 33. Defensive leaders: Hatchers (F) 38 digs.
Records: Alliance 9-7, 5-4.
Marlington 18-27-13-25-15, Tallmadge 25-25-25-23-12
Kills leaders: Fellers (M) 13. Assists leaders: Swisher (M) 36. Defensive leaders: Bennett (M) 13 digs, Fellers (M) 5 blocks. JV: Tallmadge won in three sets.
Records: Marlington 12-3.
Tuslaw 25-25-25, Canton South 9-19-11
Top servers: Jones (T) 3 aces. Kills leaders: Wilhelm (T) 6, Stookey (T) 6. Assists leaders: Stevens (T) 11. Defensive leaders: Jones (T) 4 digs, Wilhelm (T) 8 blocks.
East Liverpool 25-20-25-24-15, Carrollton 9-25-18-26-9
Top servers: Stackhouse (C) 10 points, 2 aces. Kills leaders: King (C) 10. Assists leaders: Wade (C) 16. Defensive leaders: Burgett (C) 22 digs, King (C) 5 blocks.
Records: Carrollton 4-15, 3-6
Malvern 25-24-25-25, Lisbon David Anderson 13-26-21-18
Top servers: Decker (M) 16 points, 3 aces. Kills leaders: Powers (M) 18. Assists leaders: Brothers (M) 14. Defensive leaders: Wilkinson (M) 15 digs, 3 blocks. JV: Lisbon 25-21, 27-25.
Records: Malvern 2-14, 1-6.
Northwest at Division II district tournament (Windmill Lakes), 8
GlenOak, Green, Hoover, Jackson, Lake, Louisville, Massillon, McKinley, Perry at Division I sectional tournament (Tannenhauf), 8:30
Alliance, GlenOak, Green, Hoover, Jackson, Lake, Louisville, Massillon, McKinley, Perry at Division I sectional tournament (Elms), 9
McKinley at Jackson, 7
Hoover at Green, 7
GlenOak at McKinley, 7
Perry at Lake, 7
Massillon at Louisville, 7
Marlington at Alliance, 6
Strasburg at Sandy Valley, 6
Jackson at McKinley, 7
Perry at Hoover, 7
Green at GlenOak, 7
Central Catholic at Lake, 7
East Canton at Buckeye Trail, 7
Malvern at Newcomerstown, 7
St. Thomas Aquinas at Warren JFK, 7
Malone, Walsh at Kyle Ryman Memorial Invite (Tiffin)
Malone, Walsh at Beall Fall Classic (Findlay)
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