Track and field

Austintown Division I

Twinsburg sophomore Nya Bussey is headed to Ohio State University next week as a four-time Division I state qualifier.

Bussey finished in the top four in four events on Friday at the Division I regional meet at Austintown Fitch to advance to Columbus.

Twinsburg won the girls team title with 60 points, followed by Solon (53), Nordonia (42) and Massillon (41).

Twinsburg won the 800-meter relay in 1:42.59 with a quartet of Alyssa Willis, Mariah Myles, Nia Robinson and Bussey. The Tigers were also second in the 400 relay with Briona McDonald, Willis, Harvey and Bussey, and second in the 1,600 relay with Myles, Julia Henderson, Camari Griffin and Robinson.

Bussey also finished second in the 100 (12.43) and fourth in the 200 (25.57). Robinson took third in the 400 (57.42).

Massillon junior Aniya Lowery won the 300 hurdles in 44.20, and ran the anchor leg of the top 400 relay (48.92) which also included Karrah Spencer, Juanita Gray and Maria Welch. The Tigers were also second in the 800 relay with Welch, Toleeshe McElroy, Gray and Lowery.

Additionally, Lowery took second in the 200 and Firestone senior Ciara Gisstand was third.

Nichole Charnigo was first in the girls high jump and Allie Stern placed second in the girls pole vault to lead Walsh Jesuit in field events. Jeremiah Gyulai finished first in the boys shot put, Sara Kasper was fourth in the girls pole vault and Maria Cistone was second in the girls high jump to lead Stow. Tracy Jordan finished third in the boys shot put for Springfield.

Hoover’s Lindsay Robinson won the girls long jump, McKinley’s Deshawn White won the boys long jump, Hoover’s Matt Peare won the boys pole vault and GlenOak’s Dai’Quan Johnson placed second in the boys high jump to advance to the state meet.

GlenOak won the boys team title with 58 points, followed by Mentor Lake Catholic (56), Canton McKinley (47˝) and Solon (45).

GlenOak senior Pierlus Stewart won the 400 (48.73), and GlenOak won the 400 relay (42.35) with Abe Billings, Michael Contrucci, Tay Pryor and Tate Rhoads. The Golden Eagles were also second in the 800 relay (1:29.09) with Gage Feola, Contrucci, Stewart and Rhoads, and second in the 1,600 relay (3:20.25) with Austin Wydra, Feola, Dean Sarris and Stewart.

Canton McKinley won the 800 relay (1:28.13) with Prayer Wise, Deshawn White, Charles Hall and Tellis Horne and the 1,600 relay (3:19.62) with Horne, White, Steve Ashcraft and Jamison Strickland. Horne was also third in the 200 (22.29).

Wooster’s Chris Cannon won the 800 in 1:55.13.

Marlington senior Lane Knoch took second in both hurdle events, clocking a 14.16 in the 110 meters and a 37.88 in the 300 meters.

Also placing second were Stow’s Scott Cunnington (400, 49.38), Jackson’s Garrett Alger (100, 11.08) and Louisville’s Nick Chaplick (1,600, 4:19.06).

Firestone’s Darshun Williams was third in the 300 hurdles (38.50), North’s Dominic Jones finished fourth in the 110 hurdles (14.60) and Hudson’s Blake Roberts was third in the 3,200 (9:16.91).

Archbishop Hoban seniors Jason Ruff, Todd Sibley and Daniel Jackson joined forces with junior Daulson Fitzpatrick to take fourth in the 400 relay (42.71).

Perry Division III

Mogadore’s Raquel Jones placed second in the 300 hurdles and fourth in the 100 meters to lead the Wildcats to the Perry Division III regional championship.

Mogadore’s Hope Murphy finished second in the 400 meters and Rootstown’s Abby Moore placed first in the girls shot put.

Smithville’s Cole Smith finished first in the 110 hurdles and second in the 300 hurdles, and Trent Shane placed third in the long jump. Rootstown’s Connor Hluch finished first in the discus.

Baseball

Chippewa 1, ?Crestview 0

Vince Suso had the game-winning RBI single in the top of the seventh inning to give the Chipps the Massillon Division III semifinal win.

Drew Ellis pitched a four-hit shutout with four strikeouts for the Chipps.