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Julian Honored For 300

Photo Provided Wheeling Park athletic director Dwaine Rodgers, left, and boys’ soccer coach Mario Julian, right, showcase a plaque honoring Julian’s 300th win as coach.

WHEEILNG — Leading up to Wheeling Park’s 2-1 win over Steubenville at Wheeling Island Stadium on Tuesday, Patriots’ coach Mario Julian was honored with a plaque for pocketing his 300th win on Saturday.

Julian is now 301-131-59 in 21 season at the helm of Wheeling Park.

As for his Patriots, well they gave him win No. 301 as Tresz McLeod netted two goals in the victory.

Theo Loot scored the lone goal for Big Red.


Tyler Consolidated d. Parkersburg Catholic 25-20, 25-23, 25-19

SISTERSVILLE — Caleigh Phillips turned in 10 kills, seven digs, four blocks and four points as Tyler Consolidated swept Parkersburg Catholic.

Also in the win, Braeden Wall supplied 11 kills, Caitlyn Northcraft charted 17 points, 26 assists and 10 digs, Audrey Dennis recorded 15 digs and eight points, Tanley McEldowney garnered 12 digs and six points and Landry Buchanan added 12 digs and five points for Tyler (8-2).

Toronto sweeps

Buckeye Local

CONNORVILLE — Toronto picked up a three-game sweep of homesteading Buckeye Local Tuesday evening by scores of 25-10, 25-12 and 25-18.

The Panthers were led by Abbey Berze’s nine digs and Kassidy George’s eight. Isabella Hepburn had three kills and two aces.

Beallsville sweeps

St. John

Central Academy

BELLAIRE — Invading Beallsville cruised past winless St. John Central Academy by scores of 25-5, 25-13 and 25-6.

The Blue Devils were led by Kaylee Hagan’s seven kills. Kinley Hughes had seven assists, four aces and a kill. Alayne Wells had four aces and two kills.

St. Clairsville

outlasts Wildcats

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Alexis Thoburn blasted 13 kills and collected seven digs as St. Clairsville took care of Edison 25-18, 17-25, 25-19 and 25-19.

Lydia Wees garnered nine kills and four aces for the Red Devils, while Shae Brookover dished out 27 assists and nine digs and Brooke Biancarelli added six aces and five digs.




West Liberty’s

Pettit Cracks

Top 10 in Charleston

CHARLESTON – Kailey Pettit finished strong to earn a Top 10 finish, highlighting the West Liberty University women’s golf team’s two-day run at the season-opening Golden Eagle Invitational.

Pettit, a returning All-MEC standout, lit up the Edgewood Country Club layout with a 2-over-par 74. It was the second-lowest round of the tournament and vaulted the WLU veteran all the way to seventh place in the final medal standings with a 36-hole score of 157 – only four shots out of first place.


Hilltoppers 2nd at Golden Eagle


CHARLESTON – The West Liberty University men’s golf team tied Davis & Elkins for runner-up honors and senior standout Alex Easthom carded a top five finish in the medal chase as the Golden Eagle Invitational wrapped up at Berry Hills Country Club.

Coach Thadd Obecny’s Hilltoppers and the Senators posted matching 36-hole scores of 585 but couldn’t keep pace with host Charleston, who posted the two lowest team scores of the tournament to win going away with a 571 total.


Hilltoppers Finish Strong to Bounce Malone

WEST LIBERTY – The West Liberty University volleyball team broke up a tight match with a huge third set and pulled away to a 3-1 win against Malone (Ohio) in non-conference action at the ASRC.

Kirsten Bogunovich led the way with a triple-double, notching 10 kills, 26 assists and 15 digs, while Maddie Clayton and Riley Cudnik added 11 and 10 kills, respectively.




Tyler Consolidated d. St. Marys

25-22, 25-10, 25-19

SISTERSVILLE — Caleigh Phillips blasted 12 kills and 13 points, while charting nine digs and 11 assists in a win over St. Marys.

Caitlyn Northcraft added 28 assists and eight points.



John Marshall 48

Preston 7

KINGWOOD — The Monarchs handed Preston a crushing defeat last week.

In 2021, Klypson Wallace leads the Monarchs with 345 yards rushing and five touchdowns, while Jacob Coffield has 355 yards passing and two scores, along with 151 yards rushing and two more TDs.

Nate Menendez is the leading tackler with 21 stops and Coffield is also making an impact on defense with 18 tackles.


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