|Beallsville Sports 1/24/13|
|Written by Staff|
|Wednesday, January 23, 2013 5:39 PM|
The Beallsville Blue Devils had a strong showing in the annual Ron Mauck OVAC Tournament over the weekend. The squad ended their run with 34 points and ranked 25th out of 39 teams from schools of all sizes.
Enjoying the strongest run for the Blue Devils was Preston Bier (195) who finished eighth in his class made of 24 wrestlers. Bier, the eight seed, lost his opening round match to Brett Rosen of River via a fall at 0:52. After a bye, Bier defeated Jay Earley of Tyler Consolidated as Earley had to bow out due to injury. Next, Bier defeated Billy Glover of Beaver Local via a fall at 2:13. Bier then defeated James Dunfee of Bellaire via a major decision (12-2) before falling again to Brett Rosen of River.
Other results for Beallsville included: Jeremy Brown (106): bye, loss to five seed, loss. Zack Raines (113): bye, loss to six seed, loss. Zachary Daugherty (120): loss to two seed, victory via 6-2 decision, loss. Aaron West (132): victory via 5-4 decision, victory over seven seed via 12-7 decision, loss. Weston Otto (138): loss, victory via forfeit, loss. Robert Valentine (145): victory via 8-1 decision, loss to three seed, victory via 3-2 decision, loss. Bruce Sefert (seven seed at 152): victory via 2-0 decision, victory via 4-2 decision, loss. Levi Phillips (160): loss, loss. Mark Shaffer (170): victory via fall at 2:46, loss to two seed, victory via forfeit, loss. Cole Beckett (182): bye, loss to one seed, loss. Dustin Norris (220): loss, victory via fall at 3:48, loss.
The Beallsville Blue Devils varsity basketball team lost a heartbreaker to Newcomerstown at home on Jan. 15 by a score of 57-55. Scoring leader Teryn Jarrett (who scored his 1,000th career point in the game) led the team with 26 points and five steals. Also enjoying a strong game was Kyle Groves who had 11 points and eight rebounds. Tristan Palmer had five points to go with his seven rebounds. Also scoring was Logan Nippert (six points), Dalton Secrest (five points), and Chase Mercer (two points).
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