HS Sports Friday: Dover beats New Philadelphia in five frames; Sandy Valley rallies to beat Buckeye Trail


  • screen shot 2023 10 25 at 4.28.31 pm
  • lifecare rotator ad
  • Crowl Interiors in Malvern, Ohio
  • july jmn
  • screenshot 2024 02 07 at 5.11.09 pm
  • slam dunk
  • Daystar North Canton
  • Kishman's
  • Daystar Malvern

Dover earned a season sweep of two games versus New Philadelphia in an 11-1 Crimson Tornadoes win on Friday night at Tuscora.

Dover senior Ayden Hall allowed two hits and totaled six strikeouts in a five-inning performance.

The Tornadoes’ offense managed a seven-run drop on the Quakers in the bottom of the 4th inning to boost their record to 9-2 and 4-0 in East Central Ohio League Play.

New Phila dropped to 2-2 in conference play and 5-4 overall.


Claymont scored twice in the bottom of the 6th inning to best Strasburg in an IVC contest in Uhrichsville.

Claymont pitcher Cooper Nailey scattered five hits and struck out 10 Strasburg hitters in a seven-inning victory, while Blake Morrison raked three hits to lead the Mustang offense.


Carrollton scored in each of the first three innings of its five-frame Friday night home win over United.

Warriors starter Cayden Rininger allowed just two hits and three walks through three innings, while Jimmy Little held United scoreless in two innings of relief.

Isaac Moore roped three hits in four plate appearances while scoring three runs and gathering three RBIs.



Sandy Valley overcame five fielding errors and allowing five runs in the top of the 7th inning with a pair of game-winning runs to best Buckeye Trail on Senior Night in Magnolia.

The Cardinals (4-8) made a rally run from a 7-2 lead early against the Warriors by scoring eight runs in the bottom of the third.

For Trail, Morgan Watson slammed two home runs in a 3-for-5, 5-RBI outing, while Lindsay Smith hit a pair of doubles. Taylor Bardall went 4-for-4 with four singles, an RBI, and a scoring run.

Amber Ward (2-4, 4 RBIs, three runs) roped a home run and a triple to lead the Cards, while Alli Neary hit a triple and a single for a pair of runs driven in.

McKenna Burk pitched all seven innings for Sandy and allowed 15 hits, 13 runs (5 earned), and four walks while striking out one.


Garaway scored seven runs each in the first and fourth innings of their five-inning Friday win over visiting Malvern.

Pirates catcher Meghan Petitte drilled a home run and a double to produce four runs batted in for the Lady Bucs, while Amia Proper totaled three hits, two runs scored, a walk, and an RBI.

Isabelle Teatreault held the Hornets hitless while recording seven strikeouts over three innings while plating two walks and an RBI.



Carrollton’s boys’ track and field team earned a runner-up finish at Friday’s East Palestine relays, while the Warrior girls finished fourth in a 10-team field.

Carrollton junior Brock Smith won the Boys Long Jump Relay with a 19-06.25 result, while Elizabeth Potts (14-05.50) finished third on the Girls’ side of the event.

Both teams finished second in the 4×400-meter relay, with Potts, along with fellow seniors Erin King, Josie Burgett, and junior Maddie Burgett, finishing second in the Girls’ race with a 4:29.05 time total.

On the Boys’ side, Smith, senior Hunter Henry, junior Braxton Swearingen, and freshman Dalton Sweeney finished at 1:41.71.

Howland, Rootstown, and United finished ahead of the Warrior boys, while the Howland girls topped Carrollton.