ST. CLAIRSVILLE - The Indian Creek volleyball team swept Beaver Local 25-23, 25-10, 25-19 Tuesday in the Ohio Division II Eastern District sectional tournament at St. Clairsville High School.
Bre Berryman led the Redskins with 15 kills while Whitney Martin added 11 kills and five digs and Kiarra Kamarec had three kills and seven blocks.
Jessica Furda had 24 assists to go with four aces, two kills, two blocks and five digs, with Brey Mays adding two aces, four kills, three blocks and 12 digs.
ADVANCING TO NEXT ROUND — The Indian Creek volleyball team is shown during a timeout as it defeated Beaver Local in three games Tuesday in the Division II?Ohio Eastern District sectional tournament at St. Clairsville. Facing coach Crystal Hammack (center) are, from left, Jessica Furda (14), Kiarra Kamarec and Whitney Martin.
-- Aaron Petchal
CITY CHAMPIONSHIP — The Weir High volleyball team won the city championship for the second year in a row with a 25-18, 15-25, 25-16, 26-24 win over Madonna Tuesday at the Carl Hamill Fieldhouse. More than $2,900 was raised for the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program. Presenting the trophy, sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of Weirton, was George Vargo.
-- Fred Younce
GOOD START — Oak Glen’s Cassandra Deremer (1) scored three goals Tuesday in a 12-0 win over Magnolia in the West Virginia Class AA-A soccer quarterfinal in the Bears Den. Oak Glen takes on Wheeling Central on Thursday in the semifinals.
-- Aaron Petchal
Ali Collaros and Mallorie Sullivan each had seven digs with Martina Marko and Alexis Fithen each adding one block.
Red Riders win city title
WEIRTON - It was a big night at Weir High School Tuesday night with the "Weir" Celebrating Courage fundraiser for the fight against breast cancer as well as the Weirton City Championship volleyball match taking place.
The Lady Riders raised $2,941 for the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program off the court, and on it defeated city-rival Madonna 25-18, 15-25, 25-16, 26-24 to earn the Weirton City Championship Trophy sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of Weirton.
"It was awesome," said Weir head coach Carrie Magnone. "We did this for a really good cause tonight.
"I was really surprised at how much money we made, and it feels really good to give back to the community."
In the match Kimberlyn Persina led the Lady Riders at the net with 24 kills to go with eight aces and three digs. Selena Wolverton added 12 kills with four aces and 16 digs, Elizabeth Kush knocked down six kills and had three digs, with Michayla Dobosz and Ontasia Petteway each having two kills.
Haley McLaughlin and Samantha McCartney did an outstanding job facilitating for their teammates with McLaughlin having 43 sets and McCartney adding 37 sets.
McLaughlin also had five digs, two kills and two aces.
Lauren Rosnick had nine aces to go with four digs. Erin Hawthorne chipped in 12 digs and a pair of aces while Morgan Goff had three digs.
Bears blanks Magnolia
NEW MANCHESTER - The Oak Glen girls soccer team kicked off the playoffs in grand fashion on Tuesday with a 12-0 win over visiting Magnolia in a West Virginia Class AA/A soccer quarterfinal.
"It was a good first half," Oak Glen coach Sam Paletta said. "It was only 3-0 then. We made a few adjustments at halftime. They listened and it worked.
"It's almost scary when they listen. It really opened the flood gates."
The win moves Oak Glen's record to 10-8-1 on the season.
The Bears seemed to do no wrong on the day as nearly everyone chipped in on the winning effort.
Leading the way offensively with three goals was Cassandra Deremer.
Megan Collins added two more goals to go along with two assists. Alex Burch finished with one goal and two assists, while Emily Bodo had one goal and one assist.
Also netting goals for Oak Glen were Gabi Lemley, Jennifer Mangano, Lydia Groves, Aisha Libatore and Jessi King.
Playing in goal for the Bears was Casey Highfield (four saves) and Erin Fields (two saves).
Up next for Oak Glen will be a 2:30 p.m. semifinal matchup Thursday with Wheeling Central at Wheeling Park Field No. 4.
"We played them once and we were 1-1 about halfway through the second half," Paletta said. "Then they jumped on us and it ended up being 5-1. So, we're hoping to change that ending this time around."
Brooke's season ends
PARKERSBURG - The Brooke girls soccer team season came to an end Tuesday, losing 3-1 to Parkersburg in the West Virginia Class AAA Region 1, Section 1 tournament.
Michaela Hinerman scored for the Bruins (12-7-2) off an assist from Cheyenne Hudson. Goalie Marena Cline had two saves.
Halie Hill, Taylor Hunkle, and Allie Roberts each scored a goal for Parkersburg (12-5-2) with Taylor Berkley stopping five shots in net.
Minerva tops Carrollton
STEUBENVILLE - The Minerva girls soccer team defeated Carrollton in the Ohio Division II sectional at Harding Stadium Tuesday.
Justin Campbell led the way for Minerva with a goal and three assists with James Thompson adding a goal and two assists, and Nathan Smith two goals and one assist. Tyler Stewart, Nathan Bryan, and Phillip Blackburn each had a goal. Goaltender Justin Schotts had 12 saves.
Zach Fry had a pair of goals for Carrollton and Greg Matkowski had one goal with Daniel Leary adding an assist. Tyler Krantz had 27 saves in goal.
Minerva takes on Cambridge Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Harding Stadium.
Cambridge ousts St. Clairsville
STEUBENVILLE - The Cambridge boys soccer team beat St. Clairsville 4-2 in the Ohio Division II sectional at Harding Stadium Tuesday.
Jerrod Atchinson led the Bobcats with two goals and an assist. Connor Engstrom and Tony Carpenetti each had a goal with Seth Warden adding a pair of assists and Eric Fox having one assist. Kevin Scrudders had 14 saves.
Brock Ferrell and Ty Boone each had a goal with Zach Oliver adding an assist for the Red Devils. Izaac Wiley had 21 saves.
Cambridge takes on Minerva at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Harding Stadium.