Congratulations to kids from Toronto for sweeping the cheering competition at the Jefferson County Fair yesterday. The Toronto Titans won the recreational league with wins in the bantam, JV and varsity divisions. Toronto won the Jr. High level and the Red Knights won the high school varsity division. The Weirton Steelers made their first trip the Jefferson County event. Great job Steelers. The Indian Creek Chiefs and Young Buckeyes also did a fantastic job. Harding and Indian Creek were awesome in the Jr.
Brooke and Bridgeport, WV both shot 163 to tie for the top spot at a quad meet at Pines Country Club in Morgantown. For the Bruins, Ryan Bilby shot a 38. Brooke’s Michael Spitak recorded a 40, Evan Cuomo finished with a 41, while Justin Pennybacker tallied a 44. Morgantown and Trinity finished third and fourth.
Madonna’s Howie Peterson fired a 1-over 74 to finish two shots back at the Parkersburg Country Club Invitational. Brooke finished fifth in the team standings. For the Bruins, Evan Cuomo shot a 79, Ryan Bilby an 84, Miachael Spitak finished with an 86 and Justin Shelton shot a 94.
The OVAC docked the West Virginia coaching staff $300 of its financial share from Saturday’s All Star Game. The league docked the coaches’ pay after certain members of the West Virginia coaching staff changed out of its game-issued coaching shirts and into Bishop Donahue motif to honor the school.
Weir High’s Michael Mills and Chris Gillette have been named to the West Virginia Double-A All-State first-team baseball squad. Oak Glen’s Noah Feicht earned second-team honors. Special Honorable Mention to Weir’s Donavan Spencer and Oak Glen’s Ty Logston. Weir High’s Jake Rosnick and Oak Glen’s Marques McHaffie earned Honorable Mention.
Indian Creek senior track & field athlete Madison Smith. Madison is the anchor on the 4×400 relay team that captured the Ohio Division II state title with a time of 3:55.84. Madison also finished third in the open 800 and is a member of the 4×800 relay team that finished third. Madison, who is the final athlete of week for the season, receives a plaque compliments of Granada Trophies in Weirton.