Slammers 25, 23, 25, 25
Spikers 23, 25, 23, 21
at Lakeside Gymnasium
Judith Silvieus (Edgewood) 14-16 spiking (2), 1-2 setting, 8-8 passing; Ally Workman (Pymatuning Valley) 6-7 spiking (2), 5-5 setting, 14-14 passing; Michealia Skleres (PV) 5 points, 8-11 spiking (1), 1 block (1), 36-36 setting, 36-41 passing; Maria Zito (Riverside) 9 points, 37-42 spiking (16), 5 blocks (4), 4-4 setting, 17-20 passing; Heather Brant (PV) 17-18 spiking (5), 7 blocks (4), 7-7 setting, 9-10 passing; Brenna Kubec (St. John) 7-8 spiking (2), 15-16 setting, 9-9 passing; Lydia Coccitto (Conneaut) 8 points, 2-2 setting, 25-28 passing; Rachel Bares (Riverside) 8 points, 5-6 spiking (2), 1-1 setting, 23-25 passing; Angie Zappitelli (Conneaut) 7 points, 15-18 spiking (7), 3 blocks (1), 10-11 passing; Brenna Powers (St. John) 7 points, 30-32 setting, 3-6 passing.
Katie Thomas (Edgewood) 16-19 spiking (4), 3 blocks (1), 3-4 setting; Giulia Giancola (Jefferson) 11 points, 26-27 passing; Allie Klimko (Madison) 4 points, 22-26 spiking (8), 2 blocks (1), 3-4 setting; Abby Pisano (Edgewood) 3 points, 1-1 spiking, 23-23 passing; Natalie Thomas (Geneva) 9-11 spiking (2), 4 blocks, 1-1 passing; Haley Dake (Madison) 9 points, 33-40 spiking (17), 2 blocks (2), 24-26 passing; Maggie Julius (Riverside) 12 points, 19-19 spiking (2), 11-11 setting, 25-25 passing; LeeAnn Farr (Jefferson) 13-14 spiking (3), 1 block, 2-2 passing; Paige Halsey (Lakeside) 4 points, 15-16 passing; Emily Gehring (Lakeside) 1 point, 3-3 spiking (2), 1 block, 30-32 setting, 5-5 passing; Alexis Parsons (Riverside) 7 points, 1-1 spiking (1), 1 block (1), 37-37 setting, 2-2 passing.
Coaches — Spikers: Stephanie Kubec (St. John), Rob Wludyga (PV); Slammers: Brandy Thomas (Riverside), Brynn Thomas (Madison).
PlayAll Players of the Match — Spikers: Maria Zito (Riverside); Slammers: Haley Dake (Madison).
Official — Liz Vento.
Line judges — Alicia Ngiraingas, Jaimie Au.
Scoreboard — Tom Juhola.
PA announcer — Super Dave Simpson.
National anthem — Nathan Jernigan.
Slammers 25, 23, 25, 25
Chase-ing a dream
For Jefferson athlete David Chase, there were plenty of possibilities for where to go to college or what sport to play.
A Don McCormack column: Way to go, all for our friend, Joe!
Paying an end-of-a-busy-and-eventful week visit to the variety store...
No average Joe
You can bet, Joe “Pigskin” Pete, one of the best guys this guy has ever had the pleasure calling a friend, will be wearing his trademark grin as he looks down tonight.
Girls from regional squads headline Classic opener
Following on the heels of the celebrations in Geneva and Andover with the Geneva and Pymatuning Valley girls basketball teams playing in the Division II and III regional tournaments, respectively, there is one final party left on the calendar.
Plenty of star power will be on top for boys in Classic
With basketball season officially ending last weekend for teams in the Star Beacon coverage area, it’s time to look forward to the fun of the offseason.
FRIDAY, MARCH 7
Joe “Pigskin” Pete Alumni Basketball Tournament (4:30, Falcon Gym, Falcon Junior High Gym, Falcon Elementary Gym, Jefferson)
A gallant run
With Beachwood’s attention certain to be focused on Geena Gabriel, Pymatuning Valley coach Jeff Compan’s plan Wednesday night was to utilize the pick-and-roll. The Beachwood Bison were able to thwart it, and eventually frustration set in, as did the only loss of the year for the Lakers.
A Bob Ettinger column: Offensive issues do in Lakers
From beginning to end, the Pymatuning Valley girls basketball team had an experience it hadn’t had all season and spelled the end of the season in a regional semifinal at Cuyahoga Falls High School on Wednesday night.
A Don McCormack column: Classics are set for Tuesday
With all the excitement this week with the Geneva and Pymatuning Valley girls involved in regional tournament play, it would be easy for what has become a rite of passage in this area for more than three decades to get lost in the shuffle.
Pymatuning Valley 29
at Cuyahoga Falls
THURSDAY, MARCH 6
No events scheduled
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