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LOCAL ROUNDUP: Linsly Football Gets First Loss

LEECHBURG, Pa. — Linsly rattled off the final 19 points of the game but could not complete the 21-point rally as it fell 28-26 on the road to Kiski for its first loss of the season.

Carl Nyh led the Cadets with 168 yards and two touchdowns, while quarterback Hunter Kelley completed 8 of 14 for 114 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions.

Trevin Tush was the top receiver for Linsly with four receptions for 55 yards and a touchdown.

Steub. Catholic 37, Trinity 7

STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville Catholic scored three touchdowns in the opening six minutes and rolled to a victory over Morgantown Trinity Christian inside Harding Stadium.

Anthony Sprochi brought Steubenville Catholic fans to their feet early when he returned the opening kick 99 yards, traveling from his own end zone to the Trinity 1. A snap later, Jeffrey Dawson plowed in for the touchdown.

The Crusaders (4-4) ground game racked up 343 yards on 33 carries. Jeffery Dawson finished with 130 on just eight touches. His first three totes resulted in touchdowns. Anthony LeFever turned his three attempts into 110 yards, while Jayden Keeder added 73 on 13 trips.

SOCCER

BOYS

Brooke 10, North Marion 2

FARMINGTON — Josh Ferguson lifted Brooke to a convincing victory over North Marion with four goals and an assist.

Liam Cronin turned in a pair of goals and two helpers, while Eddie Marks found the back of the net twice and added an assist.

Andrew Coursin stopped five shots for the Bruins (6-11-2).

Ohio Division II

Sectionals

E.Liverpool 1, Steubenville 0

STEUBENVILLE –The No. 10 seed East Liverpool boys team scored a goal on a free kick in the first half and held on to shut out No. 9 Big Red.

It was a heartbreaking end for Big Red (7-10) in a game where they dominated throughtout.

But it only takes one goal in soccer sometimes and the Potters (11-3-2) got that from Ayden Payne on a free kick from 40 yards away.

JP Walsh made five saves in a losing effort for Steubenville.

Morgan 4, Indian Creek 3

WINTERSVILLE — Indian Creek led by a goal two times in the first half, only to see Morgan come back and tie and eventually take the lead.

After Indian Creek tied things back up with seven minutes remaining, Morgan was able to score two minutes later to end the Redskins’ season.

Gunnar Brettell tallied two goals and an assist to lead the way for the Redskins (7-6-3), while Markel Papola collected the other goal. Coy Amis made one save in goal.

VOLLEYBALL

Tyler Wins One

at Hedgesville Tournament

HEDGESVILLE — Tyler Consolidated made the long trek to the Eastern Panhandle for the Hedgesville Tournament and earned a victory against East Hardy.

Against East Hardy, Regan Smith filled the stat sheet with 11 points, 30 sets, seven kill, seven assists, six digs, and five aces to pace the Silver Knights. Allie Miller added 10 digs and five points, while Madison DeVaughn added 13 digs and two points.

Tyler Consolidated wasn’t as fortunate in its other three games, splitting with Washington while losing to Philip Barbour and host Hedgesville.

COLLEGE

VOLLEYBALL

No. 21 Wheeling d.

Davis & Elkins

26-24, 25-14, 25-16

ELKINS — Sophomore Allonda Watkins led the team for the second-straight night with 13 kills as Wheeling topped Davis & Elkins in Moutain East Conference play. She also added four blocks.

Senior Stephanie Sylvester finished with 31 assists running the offense. Junior Audrey Francis led the defensive efforts with 18 digs.

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