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PDT Sports Report

Max Conley checked in with a time of 17:48 Saturday to win the Ironton Tigertown Cross Cross Country Palooza individual title and helped Wheelersburg claim the boys team crown.

The Pirates finished with 35 points on the day, beating St. Albans (WV) by 42 points. Tyler Evans claimed third place as an individual when he crossed the line at 18:25 and paced Minford to a third place finish overall.

Tyler Lawless helped host Ironton to a sixth place finish. His 19:40 finish was good enough for 18th overall. Lastly, Dustin Sheets was the fastest South Webster runner as his time of 22:43 was 54th best. The Jeeps did not have enough individuals to qualify as a team.

On the girls side, Sarah Willis ran a 21:57 to lead Wheelersburg to a second place finish as a team. Willis’ time was 1:38 behind East Carter (KY) junior Macy Dyer for the win. The Pirates’ 37 points were six shy of the champion Raiders.

Locally, Ironton’s Ariel Schweickart was seventh when she crossed the line at 23:08 and South Webster’s Abby McCoy was 27th with a time of 26:40. Neither the Fighting Tigers nor the Jeeps had enough girls to run as a team.


1. Wheelersburg (W) — 35

3. Minford — 105

6. Ironton — 124

Winner: Max Conley (W) — 17:48


1. East Carter, KY (EC) — 31

2. Wheelersburg — 37

Winner: Macy Dyer (EC) — 20:19

Aaron Reed Memorial Invitational at Chillicothe Southeastern HS

Piketon’s Kane Dixon finished fourth with a time of 17:10.92 to lead the Redstreak boys to a third place finish at the Aaron Reed Memorial Invitational held by Chillicothe Southeastern High School.

Unioto claimed the team title with a score of 65, which was 27 points better than Zane Trace and 44 points over Piketon. Leesburg Fairfield’s Michael Mangus won the race with a time of 16:21.88.

Hunter Hoover led the Waverly charge with his time of 18:29.53 to help the Tigers to a ninth-place finish. Western finished 12th as a team thanks to Nick Shanks’ 29th-place finish when he crossed the line at 18:57.84.

Clay finished 17th as a team. Tim Hobbs was the Panthers’ top runner with a time of 21:08.31, good enough for 80th place.

Eastern was 18th as Josh Thacker was the Eagles’ top participant. His time of 25:27.59 was good enough for 149th place.

On the girls side, Waverly finished eighth while Piketon was 13th. Gabby Towler paced the Tigers with a 38th-place finish and a time of 23:07.72 while the Redstreaks were led by Shaniah Begley’s 33rd-place outcome as she crossed the tape at 22:58.08.

Eastern’s two-person squad was paced by Kailee Myers’ time of 24:38.80. She finished in 58th place.

Ava McCleese was the lone runner for Clay. She finished 119th with a time of 30:35.12.

Western was represented by Kayla Stone. She was three spots ahead of McCleese with a time of 29:33.30.


Zane Trace won the team competition with a score of 41. Alexander’s Allyson Malone won the individual title when her time of 19:22.25 was the fastest.


1. Unioto — 65

3. Piketon — 109

4. Leesburg Fairfield (LF) — 130

9. Waverly — 212

12. Western — 327

17. Clay — 451

18. Eastern — 555

Winner: Michael Mangus (LF) — 16:21.88


1. Zane Trace — 41

6. Alexander (A) — 143

8. Waverly — 209

13. Piketon — 327

Winner: Allyson Malone (A) — 19:22.25


Tri Match at Northwest

Notre Dame def. Northwest 25-13, 25-8

Piketon def. Northwest 25-23, 25-23

Piketon def. Notre Dame 25-18, 25-23

Notre Dame suffered its first defeat of the season Saturday as the Titans split their two matches at Northwest.

In the opener, Notre Dame swept two sets from the host Mohawks. However, the Titans were unable to avoid the sweep against the Redstreaks.

For the day, Notre Dame was led by Brooke Pierron (14 kills) and Maggie Hoover (29 digs). Hoover had 21 assists in the opener while Madi Phillips finished with 12 points in the Northwest match.

The Titans look to keep their SOC I record perfect Tuesday when they travel to defending champion Eastern in a battle of conference unbeatens with first place in the standings going to the winner.

Individual statistics for Northwest or Piketon were unavailable at press time.

Match 1

Notre Dame 25 25

Northwest 13 8

Records — Notre Dame 12-0; Northwest n/a.

Match 2

Piketon 25 25

Northwest 23 23

Match 3

Piketon 25 25

Notre Dame 18 23

Records — Piketon n/a; Notre Dame 12-1.


Clay 7, North Adams 2

Mason Pelphrey’s five goals and an assist led host Clay to its second win of the season with a 7-2 victory Saturday over North Adams.

Pelphrey had four goals in the first half. Shannon Curley and Aaron Keyser each finished with a goal and an assist while Adam Cooper and Eldin Sarajlic each had an assist in the win. Cooper and Michael Gleason combined for 13 saves in the win.

The Panthers host Valley Tuesday.

North Adams 2 0 — 2

Clay 4 3 — 7


FIRST HALF: C — Pelphrey (Curley); C — Pelphrey (Keyser); C — Pelphrey (una); NA — Bunn (Pertusett); NA — Anderson (una); C — Pelphrey (Sarajlic).

SECOND HALF: C — Pelphrey (Cooper); C — Keyser (Pelphrey); C — Curley (PK).

SAVES: NA — TEAM (N/A); C — TEAM (13)

Records — North Adams N/A; Clay 2-5-1.

South Webster 1, Jackson 0

Kahler Rockwell’s first half goal was all host South Webster needed in a 1-0 win over Jackson.

Tyler Sowards and Shane Zimmerman accounted for the assists as Trevor Coriell made 15 saves in the shutout win. The Jeeps travel Tuesday to New Boston.

Jackson 0 0 — 0

South Webster 1 0 — 1


FIRST HALF: SW — Rockwell (Sowards, Zimmerman).

SAVES: J — Fout (1); SW — Coriell (15).

Records — Jackson N/A; South Webster 5-4-1.


Women’s Soccer

Shawnee State 4, Cumberlands (KY) 0

A pair of Jessica Fair goals extended Shawnee State’s longest winning streak in school history to six games Saturday with a 4-0 win over Cumberlands (KY).

Allison Nagle and Schuyler Jones also had goals for the Bears.

Men’s Soccer

Cumberlands (KY) 3, Shawnee State 1

Joseph Webster scored the only goal for Shawnee State Saturday in a 3-1 home loss to Cumberlands (KY).

Thomas Carbonari had six saves in the defeat.


Lindsey Wilson def. Shawnee State 25-18, 25-16, 25-15

Shawnee State suffered a road sweep Saturday to the hands of Lindsey Wilson.

Tiffany Jackson and Paige Zelich each had eight kills to lead the Bears.

The following scores were reported from various sources. Full statistics were unavailable at press time.



Tri Match at Clay

Clay def. Greenfield McClain 25-5, 25-11

Minford def. Greenfield McClain 25-14, 26-24

Clay def. Minford 25-23, 25-12

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