HOWLAND - Howland's Gabby Cvengros scored a career-high 26 points and the Tigers dominated the fourth quarter in a comeback victory over Poland, 46-36.
Howland handed the Bulldogs their first loss by claiming the All-American Conference, American Division matchup. The Tigers (5-2, 2-0) trailed by two entering the final frame, but they outscored Poland (7-1, 1-1) by 12 in the fourth quarter, pulling away in the final four minutes after a big 3-point shot by Jordan Entler.
Cvengros, who also snatched a team-high 11 rebounds, registered eight of her 26 points in the last period. Trisha Ginnis added 15 points for Howland.
Aleah Hughes led the Bulldogs with 14 points, while Rachael Robertson contributed 13.
PV 61, BADGER 32: KINSMAN - Pymatuning Valley put together a 29-2 run that spanned from the second to the third quarter in a Northeastern Athletic Conference victory over the Braves.
The Lakers (5-2) finished the second quarter on an 8-0 run to go up, 29-19, at the half. They took that momentum into the third, outscoring Badger 21-2 to put the game out of reach. Kelsea Brown paced PV with a game-high 17 points, nine coming in the third quarter. Heather Brant was next with 15. She also scored nine in the third.
Badger (1-6) turned the ball over 35 times in the game, including 13 in the third quarter. The Braves' Taylor Kramer notched a team-best 13 points.
Badger plays host to Ledgemont on Thursday. PV plays Conneaut.
CANFIELD 57, FITCH 52: AUSTINTOWN - Canfield held off Fitch and handed the Falcons their first loss of the season in an All-American Conference, American Division clash.
Canfield (5-1) held a 45-33 lead going into the fourth quarter, but Fitch (6-1) closed to within four in the final minute thanks to poor foul shooting by the Cardinals. That was as close as the Falcons would get, however.
Canfield's balanced offense (three players in double figures) was too much for Fitch. Sabrina Mangapora led the Cardinals with 22 points, while Abby Baker added 13 and Rachel Tinkey 11.
Fitch's Megan Sefcik paced all scorers with 23 points, including three 3-pointers. Aaliyah Sadler provided 11 for the Falcons, who couldn't dig out of a 20-7 first-quarter deficit.
SPRINGFIELD 54, MINERAL RIDGE 45: NEW MIDDLETOWN - Callie Ford hit five 3-pointers on her way to 25 points, and Springfield used a big third quarter to claim an Inter Tri-County League, Upper Tier victory over the Rams.
The Tigers (2-4) led, 24-20, at halftime and bumped the advantage up to 43-33 by the start of the fourth quarter. Ford hit five of Springfield's six 3-pointers. Jillian Tabaka chipped in 11 points for the Tigers.
Chesipy Vigmar netted a team-high 14 points for Mineral Ridge (1-5). Alyssa Harken added 13.
SOUTH RANGE 46, LISBON 31: CANFIELD - South Range pulled away from Lisbon in the third quarter of an Inter Tri-County League, Upper Tier matchup.
The Raiders led by two at halftime, but they outscored Lisbon, 19-11, in the third quarter to take a 32-22 lead. Lexi Naples led the charge with 16 points and four assists. Ashley Sharp added 10 points.
Pam Pierce registered a team-high 11 points for Mineral Ridge.
BOARDMAN 41, URSULINE 23: YOUNGSTOWN - The Spartans jumped to a big lead the Irish couldn't battle back from in this non-conference game.
Boardman led 16-4 after the first, and extended the lead to 25-10 at half. Boardman improved to 3-4 with the victory. Leading the way for the Spartans was Kelly Tomcsanyi with 14 points.
Ursuline (2-5) was led by Tanaya Beacham's 10 points. Sydney Beasley added 11 rebounds.
MATHEWS 65, GRAND VALLEY 53: VIENNA - Led by Jacki Rhine's double-double performance, Mathews took down Grand Valley in a Northeastern Athletic Conference matchup.
Mathews had to battle back after trailing by three after the first quarter. It had the lead by halftime, 33-27.
Rhine had 21 points and 14 rebounds for Mathews, which improved to 4-3 on the season. Dana Omerzo added nine points and nine assists.
Grand Valley was led by Jessica Vormelker's 13 points and five rebounds.
McDONALD 45, SEBRING 41: SEBRING - McDonald picked up its first win of the season in interesting fashion on Monday night.
The Blue Devils trailed, 7-2, after the first quarter and by two points at half. Then, McDonald went on to shut out the Trojans, 23-0, in the third quarter. However, the Blue Devils then had to hold off Sebring in the fourth, as the Trojans battled back and outscored the Blue Devils, 25-8. Yet, McDonald was able to hold on for the victory.
McDonald, which is now 1-7, 1-2 was led by Sara Joseph's 18 points.
JACKSON-MILTON 34, EAST PALESTINE 23: EAST PALESTINE - After a sluggish start, the Blue Jays came out firing in the second half to defeat East Palestine in an Inter Tri-County League, Upper Tier contest.
The score at the half was in favor of the Bulldogs, 13-7. However, Jackson-Milton outscored East Palestine 28-10 in the second half, including a zero-point fourth quarter for the Bulldogs.
Leading the way for Jackson-Milton (5-2, 2-2) was Rebecca Jones with a double-double of 11 points and 13 rebounds. Madison Tomaino added 10 points, three assists and seven steals.
LABRAE 61, CAMPBELL 35: CAMPBELL - LaBrae jumped to a 29-7 lead at half and never looked back in this All-American Conference, National Division matchup.
Everyone chipped in for the Vikings in the victory. Ashlee Stubbs led the point scoring with 16 and was helped by Maddie Kiser's 12. Somer McCoy grabbed a team-high 15 rebounds and had four assists. Sadie Sutton added 10 points and four assists.
Campbell was paced by Brittany Williams with 14 points.
GIRARD 50, LIBERTY 35: LIBERTY - In a game where both teams struggled to shoot, Girard pulled away in the third to win in an All-American Conference, National Division contest.
The Indians went 3-17 from beyond the arc in the game, while the Leopards shot 26.4 percent from the field. Girard managed 17 points in the third, which gave the team a 12-point lead going into the final quarter.
Liberty's Leah Leshnack led all scorers with 16 points, and Bree Bishop paced the Indians with 13 points.
NILES 55, BEAVER LOCAL 50: NILES - The Red Dragons rode Megan Morris' hot hand to a close victory over Beaver Local.
The senior guard accounted for more than half of Niles' points in the win, dumping 28 on the Beavers. Ashley Cline chipped in 17 points for the Red Dragons.
SOUTHINGTON 69, CARDINAL 46: SOUTHINGTON - The Wildcats had four players reach double figures, as Southington controlled the game against Cardinal from start to finish.
Shelby Cameron led Southington with 22 points and 19 rebounds. Rachel Wilson started and finished the game on fire, scoring 15 of her 21 points in the first and final quarters.
Brooke Hausen led the Huskies with 18 points.
STRUTHERS 81, HUBBARD 46: STRUTHERS - The Wildcats continued their undefeated start to the season with a win over All-American Conference, American Division foe Hubbard.
Although Hubbard's Emily Manion drained six 3-pointers, the Eagles (1-6, 0-2) couldn't keep up with Struthers (8-0, 1-0). The Wildcats themselves hit five shots from beyond the arc and never scored below 18 points in a quarter.
Manion paced all scorers with 22 points, while Struthers' Brittaney Zupko led the Wildcats with 18.