Brooke falls to Bears

Brooke falls to Bears

From staff reports

WELLSBURG – Issac Swaggart and Caleb Anselene each scored two goals to help visiting Fairmont Senior beat Brooke, 6-0, on Tuesday.

Robbie Potesta and Sam Tonkovich also scored.

“We have a lot of time, yet,” said Brooke’s first-year coach Joe Pepe. “We took a couple of steps back. We have to get things back into perspective. The kids have been playing well and working hard. We’re not done yet. We’re optimistic.

“We’re going to rebuild this program and affirm the mindset and heart and they’ll be great.”

David Childers made 19 saves in goal for the Bruins. Brooke fell to 1-3 on the year, while Fairmont Senior improved to 3-2.

The Bruins are back in action on Thursday at 6 p.m. against John Marshall. The game will be played on the football field.

Weir blanks Silver Knights

WEIRTON – Chayton Luevano and Matthew Stonebreaker each scored two goals to help the Weir High boys soccer team down Tyler Consolidated, 8-0, on Tuesday.

Stonebreaker added an assist and David Gianni, Ryan Kirk and Michael Ceraolo also added one goal each. Anthony Veltri added a goal and an assist. Goaltender Micheal Ceraolo faced no shots, but Micheal Gresko had one save for the Red Riders.

St. Clairsville tops Oak Glen

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – The St. Clairsville boys soccer team topped Oak Glen, 4-2, on Tuesday.

Shane Theiss scored both goals for the Golden Bears, while Nathan Fryer and Addison Sayre had assists. Nate Bennett made 16 saves in goal.

Oak Glen dropped to 1-4 on the year. The Red Devils remain undefeated at 4-0-1.

Big Red shuts out Tyler

SISTERSVILLE – Sierra Porter scored twice as the Big Red girls soccer team topped Tyler Consolidated, 3-0, on Tuesday. Marissa Howcroft also scored for Steubenville.

Kandisi Anyabwile assisted on Porter’s second goal, which closed the scoring.

Big Red improved to 4-2 on the year and hosts Oak Glen Thursday at 7 p.m.

Edison, Oak Glen tie

NEW MANCHESTER – The Oak Glen and Edison girls soccer teams played to a 0-0 tie on Tuesday.

Erin Fields made 10 saves for the Golden Bears, while Katie Oinonen made eight saved for Edison.

Oak Glen took 23 shots, compared to 14 by the Wildcats. Both teams are 2-1-1.

  • In other girls soccer action, East Liverpool shut out Indian Creek, 9-0. The Brooke at John Marshall contest was postponed due to lack of officials.

Kowalski leads Harrison golf

CADIZ – Austin Kowalski shot a 40 to lead the Harrison Central golf team past Indian Creek, 172-191, at Cadiz Country Club on Tuesday.

Hunter Sloan followed with a 42 for the Huskies, while Clint Heavilin had a 44. Bryce Walrath and Evan Ossman each shot a 46.

For Indian Creek, Aaron Foldi had a 44, Justin Dailey had a 45, Chris Riffee had a 48 and Tanner Thermes had a 54.

Brooke is third at TRAC Championship

MORGANTOWN – Logan Lojszczyk of Brooke shot a second-place 76 at Mountainview Golf Course to lead the Bruins at the TRAC Championship on Tuesday. Brooke placed third with 342 team strokes. University was first overall with a 315, led by medalist Cale Wheeler and his 71.

Wheeling Park was second in the tournament with 327 team strokes.

Brooke’s Michael Spitak placed seventh overall with an 80. Evan Cuomo had an 85 for the Bruins, while Mario Boni shot a 101.

Parkersburg South was fourth in the team standings with a 346, followed by 376 out of Morgantown and 445 from John Marshall.

Central golf tops Buckeye

RAYLAND – Catholic Central shot a 162 to beat Buckeye Local at Bec-Wood Hills on Tuesday. The Panthers totaled a 231.

For the Crusaders, Austin Meronoff led with a 35, while Kevin Wells and Brandon Svec each shot a 42 and Nick Ivkovich had a 43.

Dan Duill shot a 52 for Buckeye Local, while Austin Anderson and Joe Savage each had a 55 and Josh Faldowski had a 69.

Creek sweeps Beaver Local

WINTERSVILLE – The Indian Creek volleyball team improved to 3-1 on the year with a three-set sweep of Beaver Local on Tuesday.

The Redskins won, 25-17; 25-9 and 25-18. Bethany Davis led Creek with four aces, three kills, three blocks and eight digs; Bre Berryman totaled seven kills and one block; Brooke Spence had four digs; Dakota Devore had one ace and two digs; Kaylee LaRue took down six aces, one kill and 14 digs; Martina Marko added three kills and two blocks, Renee Antonelli had kills and two digs and Savannah Shanley contributed with 23 assists, three digs and one block.

Crusaders spike Linsly

WHEELING – The Catholic Central volleyball team beat Linsly in four sets on Tuesday, 25-8; 23-25; 25-8; 25-18.

“We played great,” said Central coach Sherri Barber. “We may have lost our focus there in the second game, but they did a great job to bounce back. This has been our best game of the season, so far.”

Megan Lloyd tallied 10 kills, 14 assists, 11 points and two aces; Ashlynne Daley had kills, four digs and three points; Suzy Thibault racked up 19 points, four kills, four digs and three aces; Fran Capaldi contributed 17 assists, eight points and four aces and Brittany Bertoia had 15 points, and three blocks.

The Crusaders improved to 3-2 on the year and will face Buckeye Local in their home opener today.

“We only have six home games, so we are anxious to play at home,” Barber said.

Edison falls to St. C

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – The St. Clairsville volleyball team outlasted Edison in five sets on Tuesday. The Red Devils won, 21-25; 21-25; 25-22; 25-21 and 15-17.

For the Wildcats, Cassady Jarvis had seven points, five aces, 24 kills and two blocks; Tera Anderson tallied seven points and three digs; Kayleigh Westbrook collected14 points and six digs; Cheyenne Matta added one dig; Mackenzie Berardinelli had six points and three digs; Sarah Ross collected two points, one ace, four kills and four digs; Skylar Fankhauser had had five points and three digs; Caitlin Shannon racked up 41 assists, five points, three aces and nine digs; Kayla Huff added five kills; McKenzie Morrison: totaled four points, three aces, seven kills and one dig and Allison Crawford spiked four kills.

Toronto wins on road

BRIDGEPORT – The Toronto volleyball team got the best of Bridgeport in five sets on Tuesday. The Red Knights won, 17-25; 25-23; 25-16; 21-25 and 15-10.

“It was the ugliest win of the season,” said Toronto coach Chelsey Fletcher. “They did not play their best volleyball; however, they did play with the most heart ever. Every single lady contributed to this well earned win.”

Emily Anderson had 11 points, one block and three kills for Toronto; Josey Jones racked up 22 points, two blocks, two digs and five kills; Olivia Kosikowski added two points and one kill; Miranda Robinson tallied 18 points, 18 assists, two blocks and one dig; Serena Burkey had 15 points, one assist, four digs and three kills; Delaney Merideth totaled 24 points, four blocks, and nine kills; Maddie Robins added one assist and one kill and Jenna Leasure had 11 points, 5 blocks, one dig, and one kill.

  • In other volleyball action, Buckeye Local beat Harrison Central in three sets.

Oak Glen girls, Brooke boys runners win

NEW MANCHESTER – The Oak Glen girls beat out Brooke, Weir and Burgettstown to win a quad-match in Cross Country on Tuesday at Tomlinson Run State Park. The Brooke boys team beat the Golden Bears, Blue Devils and Red Riders.

Antonio Puzziti set a course record in winning for the Bruins. He placed first overall with an 18:17. Tanner Gorby was the first Oak Glen runner to finish, placing third overall with a 19:26. Weir’s Tyler Virtue was seventh overall with a 22:04.

On the girls side, Felicity Nolder of Oak Glen won in 24 minutes. Natalie Fowler of Brooke was fifth in 25:43 and Weir’s Abby Cohwer was sixth in 25:56.

at Tomlinson Run State Park


1. Oak Glen 24 2. Brooke 61 3. Weir 62 4. Burgettstown 63

Individual Results

1. Felicity Nolder Oak Glen 24:00 1

2. Skylar WisniewskiBurgettstown24:302

3. Olivia ArneaultOak Glen 25:163

4. Emmy SeversOak Glen25:414

5. Natalie Fowler Brooke25:435

6. Abby Cohwer Weir25:566

7. Tori FryerOak Glen26:397

8. Amanda ZonkerBrooke27:378

9. Toni PowellOak Glen28:039

10. Gabriella Velegol Brooke28:10 10

11. Margaret BudikWeir28:24 11

12. Brianna LogstonOak Glen29:50P

13. Morgan BrownBurgettstown29:51 12

14. Kaylee CobleOak Glen30:08P

15. Madison BorsosBurgettstown30:52 13

16. Asharay Smith Weir31:04 14

17. Kim Smith Oak Glen31:54-

18. Mikayla Wilson Weir32:00 15

19. Abby CargoWeir32:52 16

20. Alyson SnowOak Glen32:53-

21. Jordan PalmerBurgettstown33:44 17

22. Lauren FritzBrooke33:47 18

23. Louise WrightBurgettstown36:31 19

24. Mackenzie MayhewOak Glen37:22-

25. Jessica PostlethwaiteBrooke38:01 20

26. Olivia Welch Brooke39:36P

27. Maddison CarrollBrooke39:44PBoys

1. Brooke 33 2. Oak Glen 45 3. Burgettstown 65 4. Weir 67

Individual Results

1. Antonio PizzutiBrooke18:17 1

2. Cody DiVecchioBurgettstown18:372

3. Tanner GorbyOak Glen 19:26 3

4. Jason SprinkleBrooke20:354

5. Harvey MatthewBrooke21:245

6. Hunter Gorby Oak Glen 21:386

7. Tyler VirtueWeir22:047

8. Mario LombardiBrooke22:188

9. Hayden Vida Weir22:279

10. Tyler Nicholson Burgettstown22:3710

11. Matt McCuneOak Glen 22:4111

12. Dakota GravesOak Glen 22:4312

13. Cody Warren Oak Glen 23:5113

14. Conner RosenliebOak Glen 23:52P

15. Brandon KonnovitchWeir24:3514

16. Brad CombsBrooke25:1415

17. Justin GummOak Glen25:46P

18. Jeff CobleOak Glen26:02-

19. Bryce CraigBurgettstown26:1516

20. Cordell Conley Burgettstown 26:1917

21. Michael Miller Weir26:4018

22. Tyler Riggle Weir27:3519

23. Matt LoncharBurgettstown 28:1520

24. Tyler Martin Burgettstown 28:31P

25. Shane TransueBurgettstown 28:32P

26. Shane RhuleOak Glen 28:35-

27. Liam Walsh Burgettstown 30:58-

28. Nick DomickBurgettstown34:13-