UHRICHSVILLE -- Indian Valley High finished third, Ridgewood was fifth and Newcomerstown was eighth at the Jeff Arthurs Invitational hosted by Claymont High on Saturday. Turning in an individual win for Indian Valley was Brandon Leggett in the 110-meter hurdles (15.
SOUTH ZANESVILLE -- Newcomerstown High took to the road to open the season Saturday and returned home empty handed, dropping a non-league softball twinbill to West Muskingum by scores of 5-0 and 6-5.
Tuesday Early Bird Bowling League Teams: Baker's IGA, 40-16; Bye Team, 8-48; Craigo's Service Center, 28-28; Jeannie's Magic Clean, 28-28; Out of Towners, 30-26; Precision Point Pro Shop, 29-27; Robinson Farms, 34-22; Touraine Club, 27-29.
GNADENHUTTEN -- The rosters have been set for the annual District V Basketball All-Star Games slated Friday, March 31 at Indian Valley High School. The girls' game tips off at 6:30 p.m. followed by the boys' game at 8:30. Tickets are $4 for students and $7 for adults.
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Guernsey Valley Babe Ruth Sign-Ups Guernsey Valley Babe Ruth will have sign-ups for 13-14 year olds (can't be older than 14 by April 30) on Sunday March 19 from 12-2 p.m. at Kmart. Bring a copy of your birth certificate. The cost is $75.
Tuesday Early Bird Bowling League Teams: Baker's IGA, 38-14; Bye Team, 8-44; Craigo's Service Center, 26-26; Jeannie's Magic Clean, 28-24; Out of Towners, 26-26; Precision Point Pro Shop, 29-23; Robinson Farms, 30-22; Touraine Club, 23-29.
Division I-II First Team: Tyler Bardall, Dover, Sr.; Michael Karl, New Philadelphia, Sr.; Sean Millard, Buckeey Local, Sr.; Charles Reeves, Steubenville, Sr.; Jake Smith, Claymont, Sr.; Greg Wade, Indian Creek, Sr.; Chase Wilcox, Beaver Local, Sr.; Connor Wright, Minerva, Jr.
Three conference teams win district titles Not one, not two but three boys basketball teams in the Inter-Valley Conference captured Eastern District championships on Friday.
Boys Basketball First team: Shevin Javersak, Strasburg; Turner Horn, Hiland; Ty Hamsher, Garaway; Jaret Majestic, Mark Mayle, Malvern; Chad Neisel, Sandy Valley; Dean Green, Tuscarawas Central Catholic; Keith Leindecker, Ridgewood.
Tuesday Early Bird Bowling League Teams: Baker's IGA, 34-14; Bye Team, 8-40; Craigo's Service Center, 24-24; Jeannie's Magic Clean, 28-20; Out of Towners, 24-24; Precision Point Pro Shop, 20-20; Robinson Farms, 27-21; Touraine Club, 19-29.
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Indian Valley 86, Beaver Local 54 GNADENHUTTEN -- Host Indian Valley, led by a trio of players in double figures, advanced to the Division II sectional finals with a 86-54 win over the visiting Beaver Local Beavers Tuesday and will go on the road to face New Philadelphia in the sectional finals Saturday.
STRASBURG --Tuscarawas Valley eliminated Ridgewood, 50-40, in the Division III District semifinals on Wednesday. Tusky Valley led 17-10 at the end of the first quarter; 25-19 at the intermission and 38-31 at the three-quarter mark.
Division II First Team: Aaliyah Current, New Philadelphia, So.; Bri Gassman, Minerva, Sr.; Sam Hall, West Holmes, Sr.; Emily Holzapfel, Buckeye Local, So.; Mackenzie Huff, River View, Jr.; Rhiannon Petrisko, Steubenville, Sr.; Mikayla Poole, Carrollton, Jr.; Zoey Wisintainer, Dover, Sr.
COSHOCTON -- Ridgewood High will send three wrestlers to the OHSAA State Tournament after the Division III District Tournament on Saturday at Coshocton High School.
Tuesday Early Bird Bowling League Teams: Baker's IGA, 33-11; Bye Team, 8-36; Craigo's Service Center, 23-21; Jeannie's Magic Clean, 25-19; Out of Towners, 21-23; Precision Point Pro Shop, 24-20; Robinson Farms, 25-19; Touraine Club, 17-27.
MAGNOLIA -- Ridgewood High enjoyed a successful day at the Division III Sectional Tournament with taking runner-up at the event hosted by Sandy Valley High on Saturday. Garaway won the sectional team championship with 173 points, just ahead of second place Ridgewood's 170.5 total.
Malvern 84, Ridgewood 46 MALVERN --Malvern's Jaret Majestic poured in 29 points -- including five 3-pointers -- as the Hornets improved to 14-8 overall and 10-6 in the IVC.
Tuesday Early Bird Bowling League Teams: Baker's IGA, 31-9; Bye Team, 8-32; Craigo's Service Center, 20-20; Jeannie's Magic Clean, 21-19; Out of Towners, 20-20; Precision Point Pro Shop, 23-17; Robinson Farms, 22-18; Touraine Club, 15-25.
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Tickets for the Newcomerstown Boy's Sectional Basketball game at Hannibal River on Friday, March 3 are now on sale in the high school office during regular school hours until noon on March 2. Newcomerstown High School Winter Sports Award Night is scheduled for Thursday, March 16 at 7 p.m.
With the season coming to an end, we look back at a few exciting moments of previous Trojan games.