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SHARON — It was yet another big day for the Reynolds wrestling team as the Raiders crowned 10 Section 2-AA champions en route to a monstrous win in the team race during Saturday’s final rounds at Sharon High School. 

HADLEY — Cochranton’s press caused a lot of issues for Commodore Perry. The only Panther that got going offensively was senior guard Brooke Shrock. Her individual effort wasn’t enough to counter the Cardinals’ balanced attack.

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RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP — West Middlesex has been a powerhouse in District 10 for years. The Big Reds play in a tough league in Region 2. And they had a slightly better record than Maplewood. 

LINESVILLE — Conneaut School District has a rule when it comes to postseason qualification in athletics. Finish at .500 or above and earn the right to compete. Finish below .500 and opt out of postseason competition.

STONEBORO — Last season, Lakeview went on a run through the District 10 playoffs and even won a PIAA Class 2A playoff game over West Branch. Now the 2020 Sailors began their quest anew and they’re off to a good start.

On Wednesday, District 10 released the both the boys and girls postseason basketball brackets and the local teams now know their routes to championships and trophies. Here’s a summary of what to expect in the playoffs for the local teams.

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CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS — Since taking over as the head boys basketball coach at Cambridge Springs last season, Becky Leandro has worked hard to instill team-play and unselfishness into the program. 

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ERIE — Sparked by a 13-0 run in the opening quarter, the Erie Royals got to celebrate senior night in a regal fashion, rolling past Meadville to close Region 7 play.

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The final 30 seconds of Monday’s crucial league clash between the Mars and Meadville hockey teams played out like the climax of an action movie, the kind where the hero is breathlessly snipping wires on a bomb that’s about to go off, the clock beeping with each second that elapses, the music…

HERSHEY — Wrestling is a physical sport and conditioning plays a major role. Just ask Reynolds coach Casey Taylor how tough it is after winning a fourth straight PIAA State Class 2A Team Tournament Championship.

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COCHRANTON — The free throw from Cochranton wing Chase Miller bounced away. Wyatt Barzak jumped high enough to snag it over the outstretched arms of the Union City forwards and tossed it back quick for the putback. The basket gave Cochranton a 48-43 cushion with just a couple minutes to go.

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It was Meadville’s last opportunity to impress in a region meet setting. While the Bulldogs didn’t win in either the boys or girls matchups against McDowell, some swimmers earned trips to districts and improved their times on the year.

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RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP — It was a night of celebration at Maplewood High School on Wednesday night. Unfortunately for the home crowd, Commodore Perry wasn’t in much of a partying mood.

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Becca Santom closed out the fourth quarter for Grove City. She either scored or dished out assists on the Eagles’ final 12 points and Grove City was able to ice the game and take a road win over Meadville.

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SAEGERTOWN — Jim Mulligan was going through all of the different scenarios in his mind. Still, the Saegertown head coach wasn’t sure where his team sat when it came to tiebreaking criteria. Though, he was pretty positive his team was going to come out on the short end.

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SAEGERTOWN — Katelyn Young took the ball from the official at half court and heaved it to Mollie Przybrowski, who was standing just a couple of feet away. The pass ricocheted off Przybrowski and back into the hands of Young, who was still standing out of bounds.

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It only took Meadville about 90 seconds to showcase some skill and pull out in front of winless Oil City. The Bulldogs knocked in their first four shots and cruised all the way to a convincing 66-14 win over the Oilers during Region 5 girls basketball

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GUYS MILLS — The gymnasium at Maplewood Junior/Senior High School is decorated with quite a number of banners. But a great majority of those banners acknowledge the success of the Lady Tigers’ volleyball program. Contrarily, the banner that documents the championships won by the girls basket…

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ERIE — It was a match with a lot left on the table for both sides. Meadville won three forfeits, Warren won three forfeits and there was a double forfeit at 126. In a war of attrition between two even sides, it was the Dragons that did enough to win in the contested bouts.

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MERCER — After a dominating 8-0 first period at 126, Mercer’s Carson Filer chose to be on top in the second period to keep the momentum up. Eventually, he got Jacob Hauf to his back and pinned him to clinch the win for the Mustangs; their first postseason win in program history.

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EDINBORO — Conneaut trailed by just six through five bouts. But General McLane went on to win five of the next six matches — all with bonus points — to take a big advantage on its way to a 52-24 win over the Eagles in the first round of the District 10 Class 2A team duals on Wednesday at Gen…

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Bruce A. Whitmore, Jr., 50, passed away at his residence on Saturday, February 15, 2020 of natural causes. Arrangements entrusted to Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 3223 Perry Hwy., Sheakleyville. Additional info available at www.snyderfh.com

Edgerton, Ohio - Margaret A. Olson, age 73, of Edgerton, passed away Wednesday evening, February 12, 2020 at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton. Margaret was a homemaker who enjoyed making and selling crafts. Margaret was born on February 5, 1947 in Franklin, Pennsylvania, the daughter of …