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Lady Wolverines Defeat Laurel

Juniors Allie McKelvey and Karington Ketterer were an unstoppable force Saturday in the home game against Laurel High School. McKelvey led the Lady Wolverines with 17 points with Ketterer delivering 15.

Ellwood led the game in every quarter, defeating Laurel 59-44. Other scorers for Ellwood were Bailey McKinney (9), Emily Brown (6), Katelyn Wardman (6), Paige Mason (4), and Breonna Streit (2).

Kristin Dicks and Ellen Shaffer led Laurel with 15 and 11 points respectively.

The Lady Wolverines are now 8-10 overall. The girls travel to Central Valley on Thursday.

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Ellwood Sports Schedule: Jan. 24 – Feb. 14

The Lincoln High School sports schedule for Jan. 24 through Feb. 14 is as follows:

Saturday, January, 24
12:00PM — Girls Junior Varsity Basketball Home Laurel High School
1:00PM — Boys 5th/6th Bantam Basketball Bantams (Other)
1:30PM — Girls Varsity Basketball Home Laurel High School
5:00PM — Girls 5th/6th Bantam Basketball Home Bantam Basketball (Other)

Sunday, January, 25
6:00PM — Youth Baseball Clinic-ECABF (Other)

Monday, January, 26
6:00PM — Boys Junior High Wrestling Away Slippery Rock Area High School
7:00PM — Boys Varsity Wrestling Away Slippery Rock Area High School

Tuesday, January, 27
3:30PM — Boys Freshman Basketball Away Shenango Junior High School
3:30PM — Boys Middle School Basketball Away Union Area MS/HS (New Castle)
6:30PM — Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Away Blackhawk High School
8:00PM — Boys Varsity Basketball Away Blackhawk High School

Wednesday, January, 28
TBA — Boys Varsity Wrestling WPIAL Team Championships (Other)
3:30PM — Boys Middle School Basketball Home Neshannock Junior High

Thursday, January, 29
6:00PM — Girls Junior Varsity Basketball Away Central Valley School District

7:30PM — Girls Varsity Basketball Away Central Valley School District

Friday, January, 30
3:30PM — Boys Freshman Basketball Home Riverside Junior High School
6:00PM — Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Away Beaver Area High School
7:30PM — Boys Varsity Basketball Away Beaver Area High School

Saturday, January, 31
10:00AM — Boys Middle School Basketball Home Mohawk Junior High School

Monday, February, 02
6:00PM — Girls Junior Varsity Basketball Home Hopewell High School
7:30PM — Girls Varsity Basketball Home Hopewell High School

Tuesday, February, 03
3:30PM — Boys Freshman Basketball Home Laurel High School
3:45PM — Boys Middle School Basketball Away Laurel High School
6:00PM — Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Home Hopewell High School
7:30PM — Boys Varsity Basketball Home Hopewell High School

Wednesday, February, 04
3:30PM — Boys Middle School Basketball Away Riverside Middle School
4:00PM — Boys Freshman Basketball Away Lowellville High School
6:00PM — Boys Junior High Wrestling Home Mars Area High School
7:00PM — Boys Varsity Wrestling Home Mars Area High School

Thursday, February, 05
6:00PM — Girls Junior Varsity Basketball Away New Castle High School
7:30PM — Girls Varsity Basketball Away New Castle High School

Friday, February, 06
3:30PM — Boys Freshman Basketball Home Aliquippa High School
6:00PM — Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Away New Castle High School
7:30PM — Boys Varsity Basketball Away New Castle High School

Saturday, February, 07
10:00AM — Boys Middle School Basketball Home Shenango Junior High School
12:00PM — Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Away Slippery Rock Area High School
1:00PM — Boys 5th/6th Bantam Basketball Bantams (Other)
1:30PM — Boys Varsity Basketball Away Slippery Rock Area High School
3:00PM — Special Olympics – practice (Other)
4:30PM — Girls 5th/6th Bantam Basketball Bantam Basketball (Other)

Monday, February, 09
6:00PM — Girls Junior Varsity Basketball Home Montour High School
7:30PM — Girls Varsity Basketball Home Montour High School

Wednesday, February, 11
3:45PM — Boys Junior High Wrestling JH MAC (Other)

Friday, February, 13
3:30PM — Boys Junior High Wrestling Away JH District 7 Tourney (Other)

Saturday, February, 14
TBA — Boys Varsity Wrestling WPIAL AA Individual Sectionals (Other)
10:00AM — Boys Junior High Wrestling JH District 7 Tourney (Other)
1:00PM — Boys 5th/6th Bantam Basketball Bantams (Other)

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Riverside Sports Schedule : Jan. 26 – 31

The Riverside High School sports schedule for Jan. 26 through Jan. 31 is as follows:

Monday, January 26
3:30PM — Boys Middle School Basketball Mohawk Senior High School Home
6:00PM — Girls Junior Varsity Basketball Neshannock High School Away
7:30PM — Girls Varsity Basketball Neshannock High School Away

Tuesday, January 27
3:30PM — Boys Freshman Basketball Union Area MS/HS Home
4:30PM — Boys Middle School Basketball Seneca Valley Home
4:30PM — Boys Middle School Basketball Seneca Valley High School Home
6:00PM — Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Neshannock High School Away
7:30PM — Boys Varsity Basketball Neshannock High School Away

Wednesday, January 28
4:00PM — Boys Freshman Basketball Grove City Senior High School Away
4:00PM — Boys Middle School Basketball Grove City MS Away

Thursday, January 29
6:00PM — Girls Junior Varsity Basketball Mohawk Senior High School Home
6:00PM — Coed Varsity Swimming Beaver Area High School Away
7:30PM — Girls Varsity Basketball Mohawk Senior High School Home

Friday, January 30
3:30PM — Boys Freshman Basketball Ellwood City HS Away
6:00PM — Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Lincoln Park Away
7:30PM — Boys Varsity Basketball Lincoln Park Away

Saturday, January 31
10:00AM — Boys Middle School Basketball Western Beaver High School Away

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Ellwood Wrestling Smashes Blackhawk; Girls Basketball Falls to Beaver

The Ellwood City wrestling team won a shut-out yesterday against visiting Blackhawk, which did not have a full team. The Ellwood boys won every match, scoring 72 points to Blackhawk’s 0.

Coach Craig Alberts commented, “Blackhawk only had three wrestlers, but I told our three wrestlers to stay focused and to wrestle with intensity. I was pleased with our guys performance and the rest of the team who encouraged them to put forth their best effort.”

Full match details have been submitted as follows:

106: Tyler Baird (ECH) over (BLHS) — (For.)
113: Tyler Alberts (ECH) over (BLHS) — (For.)
120: Zach Power (ECH) over (BLHS) — (For.)
126: Carter MacMurdo (ECH) over (BLHS) — (For.)
132: Danny Ealing (ECH) over (BLHS) — (For.)
138: Angelo Battaglia (ECH) over Alec Early (BLHS) — (Fall 3:23)
145: Christian Kerr (ECH) over Larry Stollenwerk (BLHS) — (Fall 0:53)
152: Maielli Tomas (ECH) over (BLHS) — (For.)
160: Double Forfeit
170: David McCarthy (ECH) over (BLHS) — (For.)
182: Jacob Mayle (ECH) over (BLHS) — (For.)
195: Johnathan Jefferson (ECH) over (BLHS) — (For.)
220: Double Forfeit
285: Adam Foreman (ECH) over Michael Dudo (BLHS) — (Fall 0:16)

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In other Ellwood sports news, the Girls Basketball team lost to Beaver 56-23.

Scorers for Ellwood were Karington Ketterer (8), Katelyn Wardman (4), Bailey McKinney (3), Paige Mason (3), Cortni Prine (3), and Allie McKelvey (2).

Leading the game for Beaver was  Lexi Posset with 31 points.

The Lady Wolverines are now 6-9 overall and 2-6 in their conference. The team hosts Shenango tomorrow.

 

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Riverside Sports Schedule: Jan. 19-24

The Riverside High School sports schedule for Jan. 12 through Jan. 24 is as follows:

Monday, January 19
Teacher In−Service Day (School)
6:00PM — Girls Junior Varsity Basketball at Laurel
7:30PM — Girls Varsity Basketball at Laurel

Tuesday, January 20
3:30PM — Boys Freshman Basketball hosts Shenango
6:00PM — Boys Junior Varsity Basketball at Laurel
6:00PM — Girls Junior Varsity Basketball at Knoch
7:30PM — Boys Varsity Basketball at Laurel
7:30PM — Girls Varsity Basketball at Knoch

Wednesday, January 21
3:30PM — Boys Middle School Basketball at  Shenango

Thursday, January 22
6:00PM — Girls Junior Varsity Basketball  hosts Beaver Falls
6:00PM — Coed Varsity Swimming at Blackhawk
7:30PM — Girls Varsity Basketball hosts Beaver Falls

Friday, January 23
6:00PM — Boys Junior Varsity Basketball hosts Summit Academy
7:30PM — Boys Varsity Basketball hosts Summit Academy

Saturday, January 24
SAT Testing (School)
11:00AM — Boys Middle School Basketball at Neshannock

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Ellwood Girls Basketball Loses to Ambridge

The Lady Wolverines put up a tough fight yesterday but ultimately lost to visiting Ambridge 61-49.

Senior Bailey McKinney led Ellwood with 18 points. Ellwood fell behind in the first half of the game. Although resolute playing in the third quarter kept the game close, Ambridge remained victorious.

Other scorers for Ellwood were Emily Brown (10), Karington Ketterer (8), Jocelyn Gun (7), and Allie McKelvey (6).

Top scorers for Ambridge were Kara Haslett (17), Abbey Antolic (12), and Sydney Rabold (12).

Ellwood travels to Beaver on Monday for their next game.

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Ellwood Wrestling Falls to Freedom

Ellwood City Wrestling lost to Freedom  yesterday after a tough home game. Although Ellwood won 7 matches, they were unable to overcome Freedom. The score was 44-30. The Wolverines next host Blackhawk on Monday.

Freedom Area Hs (FAH) 44.00 Ellwood City Hs (ECH) 30.00
106: Gordon Kalamaz (FAH) over Tyler Baird (ECH) — (Fall 3:56)
113: Tyler Alberts (ECH) over Chase Komara (FAH) — (Dec 6-1)
120: Zach Power (ECH) over Austin Alberts (FAH) — (Fall 2:18)
126: Carter MacMurdo (ECH) over Brett Johnston (FAH) — (Fall 1:49)
132: Michael Keith (FAH) over Danny Ealing (ECH) — (MD 17-7)
138: Kody Komara (FAH) over (ECH) — (For.)
145: Michael Muron (FAH) over (ECH) — (For.)
152: Dean Ward (FAH) over Maielli Tomas (ECH) — (Fall 1:59)
160: Levi Bonzo (FAH) over Christian Kerr (ECH) — (MD 13-0)
170: Noah Trombetto (FAH) over David McCarthy (ECH) — (Fall 1:38)
182: Jacob Mayle (ECH) over Tyler Bonzo (FAH) — (Fall 3:22)
195: Randy Simmons (FAH) over (ECH) — (For.)
220: Mike Sinclair (ECH) over Evan Sweesy (FAH) — (Dec 3-2)
285: Adam Foreman (ECH) over (FAH) — (For.)

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Ellwood City Girls Basketball Brings Home Another Win

The Lady Wolverines won their second victory in as many days. The team traveled to Aliquippa for a 41-33 win.

Junior Emily Brown led Ellwood’s offense with 14 points. Ellwood fought for a substantial lead in the first half of the game. After suffering a 2-8 setback in the third quarter, the Lady Wolverines held their own for a close final quarter, maintaining their lead to bring home the win.

Other scorers for Ellwood were Bailey McKinney (8), Allie McKelvey (8), Karington Ketterer (6), Jocelyn Guy (3), and Cortni Prine (2). Defensive star McKelvey kept Aliquippa at bay with 9 rebounds and 4 steals.

Top scorers for Aliquippa were Ciara Clark (13), Queenisa Gilberta (8), and Ashari Adamson (6).

With their back-to-back victories, Ellwood Girls Basketball team is now 6-7. The Lady Wolverines host Ambridge tomorrow.

 

 

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Lady Wolverines Win Close Game with New Castle

Ellwood City Girls basketball defeated New Castle yesterday in a tough game. The Lady Wolverines scored 49 to New Castle’s 43, earning their second conference victory.

Junior Karington Ketterer starred with 16 points, including three 3-point shots. Senior Bailey McKinney also lead the offense with 12 points. Junior Emily Brown contributed 5 points, including a 3-point shot.

After suffering a setback in the first quarter, New Castle remained competitive through the rest of the game. However, the Lady Wolverines maintained and ultimately secured their lead by the fourth quarter.

New Castle’s Sophomore Jaidyn Eggleston led New Castle with 20 points. Kennedy Hudson scored 9 and Jamay Walker 6.

Other scorers for Ellwood were Allie McKelvey (8) and Cortni Prine (8).  Defensively, Junior Allie McKelvey thwarted New Castle with six rebounds.

The Ellwood Girls Junior Varsity also triumphed in a 31-18 game.

The win against New Castle now brings the Lady Wolverines to 5-7 total for the season and 2-4 in their conference. The team travels to Aliquippa today for their next game at 7:30.

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Tyler Alberts Wins 1st Place

photo 3 (2) Tyler Alberts took home the first place trophy for the 113lb weight division in the MAC Wrestling Tournament on Friday and Saturday at Montour High.

Overall, the Ellwood City team placed 5th in the MAC tournament. Tyler Baird and Mike Sinclair competed in the finals. Six other Ellwood athletes took home medals.

Ellwood City will next compete in the Mercer Tournament this Friday and Saturday.

Full match details have been submitted as follows:

106: Tyler Baird 2nd placephoto 1 (2)
113: Tyler Alberts 1st place
120: Zach Power 5th place
126: Carter MacMurdo 4th place
145: Christian Kerr 6th place
170: David McCarthy 5th place
182: Jacob Mayle 5th place
220: Mike Sinclair 3rd place
Hwt: Adam Foreman 2nd place

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