Friday highlights


Newton Falls’ Tori Blandine won girls overall MVP, capturing the 300 hurdles and took top three in the 100 hurdles and 100 and 200 dash at Friday’s Hubbard Hall of Fame Track and Field Invitational. Tigers’ Ben Simpson won the boys shot put and discus to be named field events MVP.

Newton Falls’ Kayla Barreca won the girls field events MVP by taking first in the discus and second to teammate Izzy Kline in the shot put.

Brookfield’s Xavier Bailey won boys the 100- and 200-meter dashes to take the boys running events MVP.


Hubbard’s Kent Kroynovich had three hits and two RBIs in the Eagles’ 7-1 win over Struthers.

Jackson-Milton pitcher Eric Ostrowski struck out seven batters and did not allow a walk in a complete game, 3-0 shutout victory over Columbiana. Sebastian Lay added three hits and Noah Laster had two doubles.

Western Reserve pitcher Wyatt Larimer (8-0) struck out 12 batters in a 10-0, complete game shutout victory over Sebring, in a Division IV Struthers District sectional bracket final. Larimer allowed just two hits and no walks.


Canfield’s Kalin Kovach had a grand slam and six RBIs in the Cardinals’ 16-4 win over Howland. The win clinched the AAC Red Tier outright for Canfield (16-4, 8-1), which was led by Ally Sammarco’s 3-for-4 effort. Howland’s Sara Price, meanwhile, had four RBIs, including a three-run home run.

Bristol’s Kendyl Switzer homered, doubled and had four hits as the Panthers cruised past Badger, 17-2, in a five-inning Northeastern Athletic Conference matchup. Switzer and her sister, Kayla, each homered in the game, with Kendyl driving in four and Kayla bringing in three.