NEW PHILADELPHIA - The Steubenville Catholic Central girls basketball team allowed host Tusky Central Catholic just three points in the fourth quarter in a 37-27 win Saturday afternoon in the opener for both teams.
Lauren Hunt scored nine, Miranda Parkinson seven and Brittany Bertoia six for the Crusaders, who visit Bridgeport on Monday.
Catholic Central 37, Tusky Central 27
Catholic Central 6 11 8 12 - 37
Tusky Central 7 8 9 3 - 27
CCHS?(1-0):?Parkinson 3 0-2 7, Hunt 3 3-5 9, Torrance 0 0-0 0, Dziewatkoski 0 0-0 0, M. Mirabella 1 2-2 4, Ondos 2 0-0 4, McComb 1 1-2 3, S. Mirabella 0 2-5 2, Bertoia 2 0-0 6, Capaldi 1 0-0 2, Virtue 0 0-0 0. TOTALS:?13 8-16 37. 3-pointers: Bertoia 2, Parkinson.
TCCHS (0-1): Churilla 0 0-0 0, Fredricks 2 3-4 7, Sweet 0 3-10 3, Beacher 2 1-4 5, Dominick 2 1-3 5, L. Fredricks 0 3-4 3, Tolloti 1 3-5 4. TOTALS: 7 13-30 27.
Weir to host celebrity server
WEIRTON - The Weir Basketball Boosters will host a celebrity server night at Undo's on Three Springs Drive from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
A portion of the proceeds from meals and tips will benefit the Weir Basketball Boosters as they work to fulfill their mission of making each player look and feel like a champion.
Every diner makes a difference and the celebrity server night is a great opportunity to meet the 2013-14 Red Riders, Lady Red Riders and their coaches.
For information, contact Weir Basketball Booster President Coty Shingle by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WBA meeting to be held
WINTERSVILLE - The Wintersville Baseball Association will hold a meeting at 6p.m. Dec. 10 at Zalenski's. Topics will include Bethany Clinic dates, draft, player evaluations and registration costs. Anyone with children in the association is welcome to attend.
Big Red selling tickets
STEUBENVILLE - Tickets for Steubenville Big Red's Division IV state semifinal playoff game at 7:30 p.m. Friday against Cardinal Mooney at a site to be determined today will be on sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Big Red ticket office.
There is no school Thursday and Friday.
The cost is $7. All tickets are $9 at the gate. The school will receive a portion of the presale tickets only.
Big Red boosters to meet
STEUBENVILLE - The Steubenville Big Red Boosters Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Harding Stadium Fieldhouse.
Youth hoops sign-ups to be held
FOLLANSBEE - Follansbee Youth Basketball League sign-ups will be held for Brooke County residents only at the Follansbee Middle School Fieldhouse from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. All players must register even if they played last year. Cost is $35 per player, or $55 per family.
Signups for basketball league continue
WELLSBURG - The Brooke Hills Park Youth Basketball League is continuing to register players in grades 1-3.
The cost is $35, but no child will be turned away. For information, call (304) 737-1236.