Zach Sarver

Sharon Coach Zach Sarver is pictured during Tuesday’s game against the Hounds in New Wilmington. Sarver’s Tigers picked up their first win of the season following losses to Fairview and Mercyhurst Prep.

BOYS BASKETBALL

• Sharon 55, Wilmington 36 – At New Wilmington, Coach Zach Sarver’s Tigers (1-0, 1-2) picked up their first win of the season in a Region 4 clash against the Hounds (0-1, 0-2).

Sharon led 14-4 after 8 minutes of play and 29-14 at halftime. The Tigers were up 38-30 after 3 and closed out the 4th quarter with a 17-6 scoring advantage.

Shawn Hill had 17 points, 5 assists and 4 steals for Sharon, Brayden Coxson scored 15 and grabbed 7 boards, Connor Porterfield contributed 13 points and 7 rebounds and Tyree Justice ripped down 8 boards.

Braxton Shimrack led Wilmington with 7 points while Mason Reed, Anthony Reed, and Ethan Susen chipped in 6 points each.

Sharon opened the season with losses to Fairview and Mercyhurst Prep while Wilmington lost to Ellwood City on Saturday.

• Mercer 44, Farrell 40 – In the County Seat, Coach Joe Venasco’s Mustangs manufactured a season-opening Region 1 upset.

It was a wire-to-wire win for Mercer: 9-6 at the quarter, 26-24 by the break, and 38-32 through 3 periods.

Jake Mattocks’ 14 markers led Mercer (1-0, 1-0), while Omar Stewart scored 14 for Farrell, including 10 during the 2nd stanza.

Both teams converted 9 of 16 free throws; however the visiting Steelers shot 1-for-7 from the sin stripe during the final frame, while Mercer made 2 of 5 freebies.

• Reynolds 36, Commodore Perry 26 – At Transfer, the Raiders (1-0, 1-0) trailed 11-2 at the end of the opening quarter, but rallied to earn the Region 1 win.

Reynolds outscored CP 11-2 in the 2nd quarter to force a 13-all tie at haltime. The Raiders held an 11-1 scoring advantage in the 3rd quarter and both teams scored a dozen points in the final frame.

Aidan Mull led Reynolds with 10 points, Haydin McLaughlin buried a trio of treys for 9 points and Dietrich Williams added 8 points.

Freshman Kyle Stringert led Commodore Perry (0-1, 0-1) with 11 points and Karson Cropp chipped in 5.

• Brookfield 45, Campbell Memorial 43 – At Campbell, the visiting Warriors won their 2nd straight, rallying from an early 4-point deficit.

Boosting Brookfield (2-1, 3-1) were Isaiah Jones, Haden Gibson and Donovan Pawlowski, with 15, 12 and 10, points, respectively, for Coach Shawn Hammond. Jones’ 7 fourth-period points enabled Brookfield to outscore Campbell, 15-14.

Jones completed a double-double by hauling down a game-high 16 rebounds, while Gibson dished out 4 dimes and Josh Solida’s 4 steals also contributed to the Warriors’ win.

Collin Michaels mustered a game-high 20 markers for the host Red Devils; however crippling Campbell was a 3-for-10 free-throw shooting performance. Joey Zanni added 10 points for the Red Devils.

• Tuesday’s Jamestown at Lakeview Region 1 game was postponed. No makeup date has been announced.

BOWLING

The Brookfield boys’ team won a tightly contested match at 10 Pin Alley, Hermitage, against the visiting McDonald Blue Devils, 1953 to 1923. The boys were led by junior AJ Haywood (170-171–341) and senior DJ Kiskadden’s (157-154–311). The boys trailed by 28 pins heading into the second Baker game before rolling a season-high 192 to give the Warriors a lead they would not relinquish.

Brookfield girls also pulled out a victory, 1479-1186, led by senior Macy Devine (199-151–350) and junior Rachael Horton (114-135–249).

The Warriors travel to Champion to take on the Golden Flashes at Champion Lanes today.

ICE HOCKEY

• Neshannock 3, Wilmington 1 – At Hess Ice Rink in New Castle, the Lancers and Hounds met on Tuesday after a month-long break in the PIHL season.

Wilmington won the first game between the two teams 4-3 in overtime in December.

On Tuesday, Neshannock took a 1-0 lead less than 2 minutes into the 2nd period on a goal by Patrick Cionni. Lex Moses (Hickory) and Davey Cochenour (Kennedy Catholic) assisted on the goal.

Moses gave Neshannock a 2-0 lead 9 minutes into the 3rd period. Cochenour and Brian McConahy assisted on the play. 

Cochenour sparked the Lancers as he made his return from a broken leg suffered earlier in the season in a non-league game.

Drake Tomak cut the lead to 2-1 on an assist from Geoffrey Bokor with 4 minutes remaining in the game. 

Santino Multari (Kennedy Catholic) put the game away with an empty-net goal for Neshannock.

Neshannock goalie Riley Mastowski made 22 saves while Wilmington’s Dom Serafino recorded 21 saves.

Neshannock plays Ringgold at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hess Ice Rink.

 

BOYS BASKETBALL

SHARON          14  15   9  17  55

WILMINGTON     4   10  16  6  36

SHARON – Nixon 1-0-0-2, Salsgiver 0-0-0-0, Messina 1-0-0-2, Wilder 0-0-0-0, Hoffman 0-0-0-0, Hill 6-1-2-17, Ham 0-0-0-0, Porterfield 6-1-4-13, Piccirilli 0-0-0-0, Austin 0-0-0-0, Coxson 5-3-4-15, Hocker 1-0-0-2, Justice 2-0-1-4. 3-pt. goals: Hill 4, Coxson 2. Totals: 22-5-11-55.

WILMINGTON – A. Reed 2-2-2-6, Edwards 1-0-0-2, Susen 3-0-1-6, Shimrack 3-0-4-7, Hess 2-0-0-5, M. Reed 3-0-0-6, Phanco 1-2-2-4. 3-pt. goals: Shimrack 1, Hess 1. Totals: 15-4-9-36.

JV: Sharon, 26-20.

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FARRELL          6  18   8   8  40

MERCER          9  17  12  6  44

FARRELL – Butler 3-2-2-8, Stewart 4-6-9-14, Hartley 1-0-0-2, Satterwhite 0-0-0-0, T.Holden 3-1-2-8, J.Holden 2-0-0-6. 3-pt. goals: J.Holden 2, T. Holden 1. Totals: 14-9-16-40.

MERCER – Ellison 1-4-4-6, Grossman 2-1-2-6, Ferrans 2-0-1-4, Mattocks 6-2-3-14, Haines 3-0-1-6, Pugh 3-2-5-8. 3-pt. goal: Grossman 1. Totals: 17-9-16-44.

JV: No score reported.

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COMM. PERRY  11  2   1   12  26

REYNOLDS        2  11  11  12  36

COMMODORE PERRY – Stringert 4-0-0-11, Ka. Cropp 2-1-2-5, Ja. Castona 1-2-2-4, Jones 1-0-0-3, Saxe 1-0-0-3, Waid 0-0-0-0, Yeagley 0-0-0-0. 3-pt. goals: Stringert 3, Jones 1, Saxe 1. Totals: 9-3-4-26.

REYNOLDS – Mull 4-2-4-10, McLaughlin 3-0-0-9, D. Williams 4-0-0-8, Loposky 2-1-1-5, Geiwitz 1-0-0-2, Tofani 1-0-0-2, Miller 0-0-0-0, Small 0-0-0-0, J. Williams 0-0-0-0, Winkle 0-0-0-0. 3-pt. goals: McLaughlin 3. Totals: 15-3-5-36.

JV: No score reported.

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BROOKFIELD     6  14  10  15  45

CAMPBELL       10  9  10  14  43

BROOKFIELD –– Solida 0-0-2-0, Jones 6-3-4-15, Dav. Pawlowski 3-0-0-6, Craig 0-0-0-0, Laverty 1-0-0-2, Don. Pawlowski 5-0-0-10, Gibson 5-2-2-12. Totals: 10-5-8-45. 

CAMPBELL MEMORIAL –– Zanni 4-0-0-10, James 2-0-0-6, Michaels 7-2-4-20, Luciano 1-0-0-2, Jackson 0-0-0-0, Kouros 2-1-6-5. 3-pt. goals: Michaels 4, Zanni 2, James 2. Totals: 16-3-10-43.

JV: No score reported.

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