Record-Courier staff report
ROOTSTOWN 181, MOGADORE 183
At Kent State University Golf Course - Par 37
The Rovers earned their second PTC County Division victory, knocking off the Mogadore Wildcats at Kent State University Golf Course on Tuesday.
Competing on the back nine during the Rover Invitational, the Rovers earned the victory by only a two-stroke margin. Alex Kitakis and Evan Chapple were the best for the Rovers, each carding 43s.
Brandon Hall was the best for the Wildcats with a 44 in only their second loss in eight starts in the County Division.
At Tippecanoe Golf Club - Par 72
Alex Avalon of Aurora tied for medalist honors at the annual Canfield Invitational on Monday with a final score of 73 and led the Greenmen to a first-place finish at the tourney.
Aurora's 308 team score was eight strokes ahead of East Liverpool.
Avalon competed in a one-hole sudden-death playoff and lost to Dom Carano of Canfield.
"Alex played a solid round of golf," said Aurora coach Gus Mehallis. "His confidence will help him as we begin our conference matches this week."
ROOTSTOWN OVER RAVENNA,
25-9, 25-19, 25-10
Sam Galambos had 14 points and Cayanne Breznak added 10 points to lead the host Rovers (2-0) to a PTC cross-division victory on Tuesday.
Brandy Shaffer led Ravenna (0-1) with five points.
WINDHAM OVER GRAND VALLEY,
25-20, 25-19, 25-18
Jessica Isler had 21 assists to lead the Bombers (1-0) past visiting Grand Valley (0-1).
Brittany Knight had 11 points for Windham, while Britney Collins and Morgan Schreiner each finished with 10 points.
Norton OVER SOUTHEAST,
27-25, 25-15, 25-22
Lindsey Walker had 25 assists and Kym Emerick scored 20 points to pace the Panthers past the host Pirates in a PTC cross-division match.
Megan Frankland added 14 digs and Nina Dzombic 10 kills for Norton (1-0).
Haley James had 17 digs to lead Southeast (0-1).
RAVENNA 1, TALLMADGE 1
The Ravens and host Blue Devils played to a non-conference tie. Individual statistics were not reported to the Record-Courier.
CRESTWOOD 2, LOUISVILLE 1
Jeremiah Fitzgerald and Austin Usher had the goals for Crestwood as the host Red Devils opened their season with a non-conference win over the Leopards.
Joe Slechta made five saves in goal for Crestwood.
ROOTSTOWN 6, NEWTON FALLS 1
Toni Dickinson and Jaqueline Moss each scored two goals to lead the visiting Rovers past the Tigers in a non-conference game on Monday.
Jasmine Kemp and Trezla Nunemaker had the other two goals for Rootstown (1-0), which led 4-1 at halftime, while goalkeeper Madison Hartung made five saves.
Alissa Abraham scored the lone goal for Newton Falls.
KENT ROOSEVELT 5, CRESTWOOD 0
Kent Roosevelt extended its Portage Trail Conference streak to three with a 5-0 home victory over Crestwood on Tuesday afternoon.
Rider singles players Alex McDaniel, Sarah Kegg and Hannah Kegg dropped only two games among them, while both doubles pairs kept their Red Devil counterparts from gaining a foothold in their matches.
"Crestwood is a respectable team, especially their doubles," said Kent Roosevelt coach Kim Uhlik. "Both of their coaches have tennis experience, so I expect to see stiff competition when we meet at their place later in the season."
Roosevelt is 3-1 on the season, 3-0 PTC.