Crusaders hand Springfield its only loss
Springfield’s Graham Mincher goes to the hoop against Canton Central Catholic’s Christian Creamer during Div III Boys Tournament action at Salem High School Friday night. Morning Journal/Patti Schaeffer
Crestview’s Nick Mattern (80) gets over Canton Central Catholic’s Noah Miller to make a diving tackle on Justin Ditty on Saturday. Also shown is Crestview’s Dean Foster (18). Morning Journal/Patti Schaeffer
Steubenville Catholic Central player Brenton Colabella looks to pass as Columbiana player R.J. Rankin looks for a way to to intercept. Steubenville players Stone Romano (42) and Ryan Fletcher (22) block other Columbiana players.
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Springfield catcher Hunter Snyder shows home plate umpire Marc Landals the ball (left photo) after tagging Newark Catholic’s Mike Lohr early in the Division IV state championship game on Sunday. Snyder yells his approval (right photo) toward the Springfield dugout as pitcher Jordan Peterson backs up on the play. Morning Journal/Patti Sc haeffer
East Palestine’s Austen Reiser passes between Canton Central Catholic’s Spencer Rowlands (right) and Jake Krupar on Tuesday. Despite a superb performance from East Palestine senior Austen Reiser, Canton Central Catholic downed the Bulldogs, 70-52, in the first round of the Salem Division III sectional tournament Tuesday night. Morning Journal/Patti Schaeffer