BRISTOLVILLE - Kylie Stoneman set a school record with 39 points, and the Panthers made a stunning comeback to shock Mathews, 71-67, in a Northeastern Athletic Conference thriller.
Bristol (3-5) trailed by eight with 2 minutes remaining, but Lauren and Lindsey Elza each hit a 3-pointers, and Stoneman sank two free throws to tie the game. Kim Michael then made a crucial steal, and Stoneman drained two more free throws to give the Panthers a lead they didn't lose.
Stoneman's 39 points (she made 13 field goals and was 13 of 22 from the line) broke the previous record of 36 set by Jill Peterson in the 1995-96 season. Stoneman also grabbed a team-high 16 rebounds and tallied 12 points in the final quarter.
Bristol led 23-13 going into the second quarter, but the Mustangs responded with a huge second quarter, actually taking a 14-point lead at one point. They led by six at the half and kept that lead until the final minutes.
Maddie Williams (26 points) and Dayna Ellis (23) led Mathews. Lindsey Elza scored 13 for the Panthers, and Lauren Elza contributed 11 points. They each scored five in the decisive fourth quarter, when Bristol outscored Mathews, 25-17.
SEBRING 61, McDONALD 30: McDONALD - Sebring used a 17-4 third-quarter run to pull away from McDonald in an Inter Tri-County League, Division II matchup.
The Trojans' Kelsi Settle scored seven of her 22 in the third quarter. Sebring entered the frame up 25-15 and removed all doubt with the big run. Murphy Flowers netted 13 for the Trojans.
Sara Joseph paced McDonald (1-8) with nine points. The Blue Devils play at Crestview on Monday.
GRAND VALLEY 57, CHALKER 41: SOUTHINGTON - Grand Valley broke open a close game with a big fourth quarter in a Northeastern Athletic Conference clash.
Jessica Vormelker led all scorers and registered seven of her game-high 22 points in the fourth, when the Mustangs outscored Chalker, 19-9. Chris Futty poured in seven of her 10 in the final 8 minutes.
Shelby Cameron led Chalker (1-3, 0-2) with 16 points, while Brittany Sherwood added 12. The Wildcats host Champion on Saturday.
JACKSON-MILTON 42, EAST PALESTINE 30: NORTH JACKSON - A dominating first quarter pushed Jackson-Milton passed the Bulldogs in an Inter Tri-County League, Division I contest.
Kaitlyn Totani scored six of her 10 in a first quarter in which the Blue Jays took a 17-3 lead. Rebecca Jones also scored 10 points and tied Totani with a team-high eight rebounds. Jackson-Milton (3-4, 3-2) held a 50-32 advantage on the boards.
East Palestine's Marisa Gorby paced the Bulldogs with 13.
The Blue Jays play at Leetonia on Monday.
LaBRAE 49, JEFFERSON 37: JEFFERSON - LaBrae slowly but surely stretched its lead in an All-American Conference, National Division victory over he Falcons.
Three different players scored in double figures for the Vikings, who outscored Jefferson by no more than five points in every quarter. Lauren Rutherford and Maddie Kiser led the way with 12 points, while Morgan Meyer added 10. Rutherford notched a double-double with 10 rebounds and also dished out a team-best six assists.
Jessica Becker scored a game-high 17 points for Jefferson, which trailed by six at halftime but was outscored, 14-9, in the third quarter. Sarah Brook chipped in 12 for the Falcons.
NILES 40, HUBBARD 36: NILES - It was a tight contest throughout, but in the end Niles was able to fend off Hubbard, getting the Red Dragons their first win of the season.
Niles, which led most of the game, had a 33-30 lead with less than two minutes to play in the game as Hubbard had rallied in the fourth. But Niles' Amanda Blank hit a clutch 3-point shot to give the Red Dragons the 36-30 advantage. Four foul shots at the end sealed the victory for Niles (1-5).
Blank led all scorers with 19 points.
Emily Manion paced Hubbard (0-5) with nine points.
MAPLEWOOD 65, LEDGEMONT 32: THOMPSON - Four Rockets scored in double figures - including two with double-double efforts - to lead Maplewood past Ledgemont in a Northeastern Athletic Conference matchup.
Miranda Sloan's double-double came from 14 point, 10 assist effort. Ryley Urchek made hers with 13 points and 19 rebounds. Jordyn Patterson led the team in points with 15 and Miranda Wood added 11.
Maplewood is now 7-1 (3-1) on the season.
NEWTON FALLS 59, LIBERTY 49: NEWTON FALLS - With the Leopards zeroing in on Brooke Barreca, Gabby Kline stepped up and scored a game-high 20 points to lead the Tigers to an All-American Conference, National Division win.
Kline scored eight points in the final quarter to ice the game, while Barreca recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds to pace Newton Falls 8-0, 4-0).
Leah Leshnack dropped 19 points for Liberty (6-3), and Rachel Crum added 11 in the losing effort.
LORDSTOWN 60, BADGER 48: LORDSTOWN - Up three points at halftime, the Red Devils pulled away from the Braves in the second half to stay undefeated in conference play.
Lordstown (4-2, 3-0 NAC) outscored Badger, 21-11, in the third quarter and then cruised from there. Marlena Liming led the way for the Red Devils, scoring a game-high 18 points, and Sarah Cash and Ally Hajnosz stepped up with 12 points each.
Taylor Kramar and Harlee Logan paced the Braves with 17 and 11 points, respectively.
SPRINGFIELD 78, MINERAL RIDGE 41: MINERAL RIDGE - A close game at halftime, the Tigers exploded for 53 points in the second half to rout the Rams in an Inter Tri-County League, Division I matchup.
Four different Springfield (6-2) players reached double figures, starting with Callie Ford's 19. Jillian Tabaka scored 16 points, Baylee Felger contributed 14 and Mary Ritter chipped in 10.
Alyssa Harkins recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds in the loss.
BROOKFIELD 57, YOUNGSTOWN CHRISTIAN 32: YOUNGSTOWN - The Eagles scored six points combined in the second and third quarters as the Warriors picked up a non-conference win on Thursday.
Lauren Hawley paced Brookfield (6-2) with 14 points and six assists, as nine Warriors made the scoresheet.
Kayla Rios and Daria led Youngstown Christian with eight points each.
WESTERN RESERVE 72, SOUTHERN 25: BERLIN CENTER - The Blue Devils jumped out to a 24-5 lead after one quarter and went on to a big win over the Indians in ITCL, Division II play.
Tory White led the way for Western Reserve, scoring 12 of her game-high 15 points in the first half. Lauren Falasca dropped all 10 of her points in the first half, and Aleah Hughes chipped in 13 throughout the first three quarters.
Abby Smalley and Brittany Webber paced Southern with eight points.