PREP ROUNDUP: Josh Ferguson Nets Hat Trick in Brooke Victory Over John Marshall in Boys Soccer

GLEN DALE — Josh Ferguson netted three goals in the first half to lead Brooke to a 7-0 shutout victory over John Marshall.

The Bruins (1-0) held the Monarchs (0-1) to three shots on goal as Jeremy Gilchrist stopped all three.

Blaze Bachmelter, Hunter Adams, Alex Isinghood and Tyler McMahon also provided goals for Brooke.

Indian Creek 3

Tuscarawas Valley 2

MINERAL CITY — The Indian Creek boys soccer team edged Tuscarawas Valley on the road.

Elijah Liewellyn scored all three goals to lead the Redskins, while Gunnar Bruttell had an assist.

Same Ray and Tyler Stump scored for Tuscarawas Valley.

Coy Amis made eight saves for the Redskins.


Steubenville 4

East Liverpool 1

EAST LIVERPOOL — The Big Red girls soccer team defeated East Liverpool.

Chlie Petrelle put Steubenville (3-0) on the board first with an assist from Jadyn Bennett.

The Potters tied the game with a penalty kick goal by Kenzie McKinnon to tie the game.

Mary Marshall scored on a penalty kick to give Big Red the lead back, then assisted on the next two goals by Sophia Riley and Anastasia Crisante.

In net, East Liverpool’s Jenna Looseman made 21 saves, while Steubenville’s Zoe Nocera stopped six shots.

Edison 2, Carrollton 2

CARROLLTON — Laine Murphey and Maddie Brenstuhl each netted a goal as Edison drew a tie with Carrollton.

Murphey and Holly Valentine turned in assists and Alli Grimes accounted for nine saves.


Shadyside d. River

25-20, 25-16, 25-15

SHADYSIDE — Madison Davis had 29 assists and Caroline Mercer collected 25 digs and five aces as Shadyside moved to 3-0 with a victory against River inside the Tiger Den.

Sarah Teasdale added eight kills and eight digs for the Tigers, while Riley Brown and Tory Hendershot both registered seven kills.

Katie Straub paced the Pilots with five kills and 16 digs, while Allison Bennett turned in 14 assists and seven digs and Lacey Cordery added 14 digs.


Claymont Early Bird Cross County Invitational

URICHSVILLE — Bellaire’s Jacob Defibaugh registered a second-place finish and Martins Ferry’s boys were third Saturday morning in the Small School Division event at the Claymont Early Bird Cross Country Invitational at Claymont High School.

Defibaugh, a junior, crossed the finish line with a time of 16:59.2, about 32 seconds behind winner Demetri Snellenberger of team champion East Canton.

The Purple Riders had three runners finish in the top 20 en route to a second-place team finish, paced by junior Elijah Smith (17:46.6), who was 10th. Francis Toohey was 17th (18:09.9) and Wyatt Wodarcyk was 19th (18:15.6).

Harrison Central senior Eric Leech was third overall in 17:10.7, while teammate Logan laney was 15th (17:59.7).

Martins Ferry’s girls took third, paced by senior Chloe Hill (14th, 22:34.9). Teammate Hannah Hupp came in one spot back (22:39.2).

Harrison Central’s Jasmine Arnold was fourth (20:30.3), while Bellaire’s Katrina Davis was ninth (21:43.1). The Linsly trio of Haley Heitz (21:58.7), Maddie Campsey (22:01.2) and Molly Heron (22:26.3) were 11-13, respectively.

St. Clairsville’s Maggie Marody was 16th in her Big School Division race in 22:39.4, while the Red Devils’ Hunter Tomich was 19th (18:20.6) in his.

Elizabeth S. Broughton Memorial

MARIETTA — Union Local’s Shawn Coe recorded a 21st place finish in 18:58.5 on the course at the Broughton Nature Area.

Madi Sells paced the Jets girls by taking 23rd in 23:36.


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