basketball

Ellwood City Wolverines Notch Win Against Mohawk Area

Lincoln won 66-54 against Mohawk Area on Tuesday with the help of Broc Boariu, who scored 22 points. Ellwood City Wolverines pulled away early with a 22-point first quarter after an impressive 22-2 run, eventually claiming a 36-20 lead by halftime. With a field goal percentage of 47% (7-for-15), Boariu had a great game from the field, also sinking 50% (6-for-12) of threes attempted. Two other players also scored in the double digits for Lincoln. Sean Busby racked up 19 points. Anthony Roth put two three-pointers on the board and scored 18 points total. Also helping the effort for Lincoln…


Weekly High School Basketball Team Recaps

This week the Ellwood City Boys Varsity team played a very close game against Rochester, defeating them by a mere two points. Rochester took the lead in the second quarter but Ellwood regained control in the third and fourth, ending the game with a close 64-62 victory. Forward Sean Busby was recognized as the “player of the game.” Tonight the Ellwood City Wolverines will face off against their long-time rival, the Panthers at Riverside High School. Riverside’s Boys Varsity team played against Shenango Wednesday, winning the contest 65-40, and bringing their season record to 5-3 overall. The Ellwood City Girls…


Riverside Players to be Presented with WPIAL Championship Rings

Tomorrow the players of Riverside’s 2017 varsity baseball team will be receiving their WPIAL Championship rings during the basketball match against Ellwood City. This is the fifth year for Riverside to win the WPIAL Championship. The team won their 2017 season 19-2, losing their last game to Central. The date of the ring presentation was only coincidental, according to Dan Oliastro, head coach of the team. “This was the only game date we could get all of the players together to present the rings. Some of the team members are back from college visiting their families for the holidays, and…


Ellwood City Wolverines Defeat Rochester

Ellwood City defeated Rochester 64-62 on Wednesday after an evenly matched game that saw neither team lead by more than six points. After the game worked its way to another tie late in the fourth quarter, Ellwood City used back to back three-pointers from Anthony Roth and Broc Boariu to stretch out to their biggest lead in the contest at 56-50. Rochester fought back and after a three point play by Strozier tied the game again, Wolverine forward Bubsy secured a late offensive rebound and connected with a game-winning bucket. Lincoln fell short early, trailing 29-27 by the half, only…


Ellwood City Wolverines Defeat Steel Valley

Munhall, PA– Lincoln won 55-42 against Steel Valley on Wednesday with the help of Anthony Roth, who scored 25 points, including 17 points in a decisive 3rd quarter for the Wolverines. Ellwood City Wolverines clinched their lead in the third quarter on a free throw from Roth. Lincoln came back with a vengeance in the final two quarters, after being behind early in the game, trailing 23-19 at the half. With a game-high 20 points in the third quarter, Lincoln gained some momentum late in the game. Roth led Lincoln’s offense, going 5-for-14 (36%) from the field while also sinking…


Ellwood City Wolverines Notch A Win Against Freedom

The Wolverines emerged victorious 78-62 against Freedom on Tuesday on the strength of Anthony Roth, who scored 31 points. Ellwood City had an early scoring surge, running out to an early double digit lead and claiming a 41-32 lead at the half. Lincoln solidified their lead in the final quarter, scoring 24 points. Roth led the charge for the Wolverine offense, scoring 31 points (10-17 shooting, one 3-pointers), with 11 points during the fourth period. He also contributed nine rebounds, five assists and two steals.  Entering the game, Roth needed 37 points to reach 1,000 for his career and will…


Ellwood City Wolverines Fall Short Against Shenango in Saturday’s Game

New Castle, PA – In spite of a solid performance from Anthony Roth with 17 points, Lincoln fell to Shenango 83-53. Roth led the charge for Ellwood City Wolverines‘s offense, scoring 17 points, with seven points during the third period. He also contributed five rebounds and one steal. Two other players also racked up double digit scores for Lincoln. Sean Busby put up 13 points. Broc Boariu hit two three-pointers and scored 10 points total. Also chipping in for Lincoln were Rick Pitrelli (7 points, 2 rebounds), Ryan Busby (4 points, 6 rebounds), and Rocco Sesti (2 points, 5 rebounds)….


Ellwood City Wolverines Emerge Victorious Against Springdale

Ellwood City used double-double efforts from Broc Boariu and Sean Busby to emerged victorious 65-56 against Springdale Wednesday night at Lincoln High School. Busby finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds (6 offensive) to power the Wolverine offense attack that ack with a vengeance in the final two quarters, after being behind early in the game, trailing 30-26 at the half. Lincoln gained on their opponent late in the game, scoring a game-high 23 points in the third quarter. Boariu was a big defensive contributor as well, racking up 11 rebounds, four steals and one block to go along with…


Local Basketball Teams Sweep Opening Rounds Of Tip-Off Tournaments

All four local basketball teams in action Friday night were victorious in their respective Tip-Off Tournament opening round contests.  Ellwood City Wolverines girls & boys squads along with Riverside Pantehrs girls and boys squads are all off to strong starts to their seasons after handily securing victories Friday night. Each team will play second games in their respective tournaments on Saturday. Ellwood City Wolverines Notch A Win Against Commodore Perry Broc Boariu scored 21 points, helping Lincoln notch a 80-31 victory over Commodore Perry on Friday.  The Wolverines will face Quaker Valley Saturday in Sharpsville. After an impressive 41-8 run,…


Season Tickets for Wolverines Basketball

Season tickets for the Ellwood City Wolverines Varsity Boys and Girls 2017/2018 basketball seasons will be on sale in the high school office. The cost is $20 for each season ticket. Tickets will be sold individually as a boys ticket and a girls ticket. Season tickets will also be sold at the games. General admission game tickets are $5 for adults and $1 for senior citizens.  Student Super Fan tickets will be sold in room 319. Student tickets will be $ 2.00 at the door.