WINFIELD - Brooke played its way to a 1-1 tie with Winfield to open the girls soccer season on Friday.
After a scoreless first half, Cheyenne Hudson got the Bruins on the board with an assist from Alexis Stevens.
Winfield's Kaylee Cross scored a few minutes later to even it up.
BOOM — Steubenville Catholic Central’s Austin Meronoff knocks home a birdie putt on the third hole during Friday’s match with Weirton Madonna at Steubenville Country Club. Meronoff shot 37.
For Brooke, Payge Farmer made four saves.
Winfield is the two-time defending Class AAA state champions. Brooke is back in action today at Buckhannon-Upshur.
Blue Dons card a win over Crusaders
STEUBENVILLE - In a battle of small-school golf, Weirton Madonna carded a 154-169 victory over Steubenville Catholic Central Friday at Steubenville Country Club.
Blue Dons freshman Howie Peterson captured medalist honors with a 1-under 35. Madonna has won five OVAC Class A team championships in a row.
Matt Lyons fired a 38, Hunter Payne a 40 and Nick Mazur a 41 for the Blue Dons.
Austin Meronoff paced the Crusaders with a 1-over 37. Nick Ivkovich added a 38, while Kevin Wells shot 46 and Matt Fischer a 48.
Potters lead Buckeye 8
CADIZ - The first round of the Buckeye 8 golf championship was held Friday at a soggy Cadiz Country Club.
East Liverpool, in its first Buckeye 8 championship, grabbed the overall lead with an impressive first round 319, led by first-round leader Isaac Davidson's 1-over 73.
The tournament will conclude with a second round at Belmont Hills Country Club on Sept. 2. After the second round, the top five golfers will be named first-team and the next five placers will be named second-team Buckeye 8, as well as crowning the overall team champion.
The top 10 after 18 holes are: Davidson, Joe Newlin (Beaver Local, 78), Alex Tambalini (East Liverpool, 79), Austin Kowalski (Harrison Central, 79), Joel Shane (Martins Ferry, 79), Justin Dailey (Indian Creek, 80), Austin Burson (East Liverpool, 82), Jarret Causby (Union Local, 83), Quinton Carr (Beaver Local, 83) and Austin Horan (Edison, 84).
First Round Team Results:
East Liverpool (319): Isaac Davidson 73, Alex Tambalini 79, Austin Burson 82, Jay Lane 85
Harrison Central (346): Austin Kowalski 79, Bryce Walrath 89, Evan Ossman 89, Jarett Edward 89
Indian Creek (370): Justin Dailey 80, Aaron Foldi 93, tanner Thermes 97, Chris Riffee 100
Edison (379): Austin Horan 84, Jayce Robinson 92, Tristan Haught 97, Mason Allese 106
Beaver Local (391): Joe Newlin 78, Quinton Carr 83, Cameron Lane 112, Jeremy Morgan 118
Union Local (403): Jarret Causby 83, Lucas Robb 102, Tucker Fenstamaker 106, Josh Britton 112
St. Clairsville (409): Chris Clark 99, Josh Purman 99, Ryan Petrozzi 105, Chase Wiethe 106
Martins Ferry (414): Joel Shane 79, Logan Miller 105, Max Przelenski 113, Takota Haggerty 117
Buckeye Local (DNF): Austin Anderson 104, Jake Savage 114, Dan Duill 120, Josh Faldowski DNF
St. C tops Harrison Central
CADIZ - St. Clairsville beat Harrison Central in four sets in volleyball action on Friday, 25-15, 25-10, 22-25, 25-22.
For the Huskies, Kaylee Toland had nine kills and 12 points; Tirzah Curry had 19 digs and Michala Saffell had 15 assists
Rebekah Sadlowski led St. Clairsville with nine points, eight aces, 11 digs and 12 kills.
Cancer awareness event to be held
STEUBENVILLE - The "Together for a Cure" soccer spectacular will be held Oct. 4 at Harding Stadium with four games.
It is the second year for the affair and breast cancer awareness fundraiser. Proceeds from the day will be donated to the T.E.A.R. (Trinity Emergency Assistance Relief) fund at Trinity's Teramana Cancer Center.
The scheduled games are:
8 a.m. girls - Steubenville vs. Edison
10 a.m. boys - Indian Creek vs. Edison
Noon girls - Indian Creek vs. Catholic Central
2 p.m. boys - Steubenville vs. Catholic Central
Creek selling tickets
WINTERSVILLE - The Indian Creek Athletic Department will have pre-sale tickets for Friday's football game at Brooke available for purchase from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.
Adult tickets are $5 and student are $3. All tickets at the gate are $5. Friday's game starts at 7:30 p.m.
Oak Glen alumni weekend upcoming
NEW CUMBERLAND - The Oak Glen Alumni Association is planning its Alumni Weekend for Sept. 11-13.
An alumni volleyball game will take place on Sept. 11 at 5:30 p.m., followed by an alumni football game and cheering event at 7 p.m.
The Golden Bears varsity football team hosts Indian Creek at 7 p.m. on Sept. 12 with decade displays and hospitality room for alumni in the lower gym.
A school tour will conclude the weekend at 9 a.m. on Sept. 13, with a noon boys soccer game against Steubenville. At 8 p.m. an alumni social will be held at the Chester VFW.
Cost for the social is $15 per person. Checks and reservations may be sent to: Oak Glen Alumni Association, 195 Golden Bear Dr. New Cumberland, WV 26047.