HOWLAND 50, KENT ROOSEVELT 47: ALLIANCE - Zack Brett's 25-foot buzzer-beating 3 fell short as Howland held off the Rough Riders in this Division I sectional semifinal at Alliance High School. Howland (14-7) held Kent Roosevelt (13-8) at bay by about five to six points most of the game, but the Rough Riders did take a shortlived advantage with 3 minutes remaining. Howland then extended the game to six, but Kent Roosevelt then cut the game to 3 heading into final seconds where Brett's 3-pointer went awry. Brett led the Rough Riders with 13 points, while Bruce Thomas added 12. Howland's Chris Maze paced the Tigers with 16 points, Brendan Cope added 14, while Arbie Murray added 10. Fourth-seeded Youngstown East plays Howland on Friday in a sectional final, starting at 6 p.m.