Record-Courier staff report
ROOTSTOWN 1, RAVENNA 1
In the first game played on the Ravenna High School stadium's new blue turf, the Ravens battled to a 1-1 stalemate with visiting Rootstown on Saturday in a Portage Trail Conference cross-division game.
The Ravens pushed ahead for a 1-0 lead in the first half on a goal by Morgan Cipriano that was assisted by Kaitlyn Tirpak.
The Rovers got the equalizer in the second half when Trezia Nunemaker found the back of the net.
The first football game on the blue turf will be in Week 3 (Sept. 13) when the Ravens host the Louisville Leopards.
GARFIELD 5, BRISTOL 1
Ante Dejanovic scored three goals and assisted on another to lead the visiting G-Men to a non-league victory on Saturday.
Garfield took a 4-0 lead at the half to remain unbeaten (5-0-0) on the season.
Travis Gorby added a goal and two assists as the G-Men outshot Bristol (1-2-0) 18-6.
RAVENNA 5, ROOTSTOWN 0
Ben Morgan scored a goal and added a pair of assists to help lead the host Ravens to a PTC cross-division win over the Rovers.
Brandon Brych and Brogan Lovejoy added a goal and an assist each for Ravenna (2-1-1).
The Ravens had 19 shots, while Rootstown recorded five.
Ravenna was playing its first game on the stadium's new blue turf, while the football team will play on the field in Week 3 against Louisville.