Offense — C.J. Rice — Had 11 Carries, 152 yards, 2 rushing TD and 2 catches for 35 yards, 1 receiving TD.
Defense — R.J. Nelson and Isaiah Ngraingas — Nelson had 10 tackles, 2 fumble recoveries, 2 tackles for loss; Ngraingas had 11 tackles at corner, many at or near the line of scrimmage.
Special teams — R.J. Nelson — Recovered an onside kick and a big-hit tackle on a kickoff.
Offense — Anthonie Magda — Had 2 TD and proved to be a threat as a running back and wide receiver.
Defense — Anthony Barger — One of the leaders in tackles and played fundamentally sound.
Special teams — Riis Smith — had some great returns and also had a 50-yard punt.
Offense — Aaron Rossi — 213 yards and 3 TD rushing.
Defense — Matt Koslowski, Jason Sweat and Jason Huelskamp.
Special teams — Punter Brandon Pakkala averaged 38 yards per boot.
Offense — Jake Vormelker — QB was 9-12 passing for 110 yards and rushed 19 times for 106 yards and 2 TD.
Defense — Glenn Zaller — 9 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss.
Special teams — Luke Baldwin.
Offense — Ryan Zindash — Had 14 rushes for 54 yards.
Defense — Lucas Hitchcock — Had 10 tackles, including 5 solos, 10 assists and 5 tackles for loss.
Special teams — Chris Wittenmyer — Had a blocked punt.
Offense — Tyler Loftus.
Defense — Nick Meloa and Tyree Meeks.
Special teams — Jake Cimorelli.
Offense — Connor Nikses.
Defense — Ricky Simcic.
Special teams — Nick Law.
Offense — Ryan Kahoun.
Defense — Kyle Kremiller.
Special teams — Nick Lauria.
Offense — The line — Hunter Rhoades, Shawn Shreves, Jacob Sheets, Ryan Wilkerson and Justin Swinger led the way to 301 yards on the ground.
Defense — Nick Such had 12 tackles.
Special teams — Chris Brazil.
Offense — Nick Fitzgerald — The quarterback came in as a sophomore when Maxx Brubaker went down and showed great poise.
Defense — Doug Jeddy and John Suba — Jeddy, a linebacker, had 12 tackles, three for loss; Suba, a defensive lineman, had 11 tackles, two for loss.
Special teams — Nick Schoval — Punt returner had five returns for a 22.6-yard average.
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— Don McCormack
Battling for position
When a team is struggling offensively, it has to find a way to score points. Pymatuning Valley did it from the free-throw line in beating south county rival Grand Valley, 56-41, Thursday night at Grand Valley Gymnasium.
Redskins turn Spartans over
Tony Pasanen and his Conneaut girls find themselves in a bit of a predicament.
Thursday’s 57-27 loss at Ledgemont once again exposed the Spartans’ inexperience, and along with that, their trouble in handling the ball.
GRA battles, but falters late
The Grand River Academy Eagles are reloading their guns this season with a new cast of characters. On a roster loaded with youth and inexperience, GRA is in a rebuilding mode, and when they fell behind the New Day Academy Eagles by 15 points early in their Lake Effect Conference battle Thursday night at Grand River, it didn’t look good.
Pymatuning Valley 56,
Grand Valley 41
at Grand Valley Gymnasium
FRIDAY, DEC. 13
Lutheran East at Edgewood (6)
South at Geneva (6)
GRA at Horizon Science Academy (6)
Mathews at GV (6)
Jefferson at Girard (5:30)
Madison at Lakeside (6, WFUN)
Badger at PV (6)
Riverside at North (6)
Geauga Grizzlies at St. John (6)
- WAHOO FOR THE WARRIORS!
Efficient Eagles empowered
Sometimes, the best way to describe a basketball team is efficient. That description certainly fits the Geneva girls in their 60-29 victory over Lakeside on Wednesday at Geneva.
Tall timber too tough
In remaining undefeated on the young season, the Edgewood girls showed two forces on Wednesday that they hope will join together for the rest of the season to make their inside game a very strong one.
Geneva 60, Lakeside 29
THURSDAY, DEC. 12
New Day Academy at GRA (6)
Conneaut at Ledgemont (6)
PV at GV (6)
Jefferson at Lakeview (5:30)
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