PARMA HEIGHTS - John F. Kennedy's Isaac Carrino scored all seven of his points in the fourth quarter, so it was fitting that his final basket was at the buzzer.
With no time on the clock and the score knotted at 49, Carrino put back his own miss, giving the Eagles the 51-49 win, upsetting the Green Wave on their home floor.
With just less than 2 minutes to play, the Eagles trailed, 49-43, but went on an 8-0 run to finish the game. Carrino made a 3 to cut the score to three, then Zachary Usher tied the game on a 3-point play. The final two were by Carrino's make at the buzzer.
Usher finished the game with 27 points to lead all scorers. The Eagles are now 5-10 on the year.
Holy Name falls to 11-5.
WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS 75, WARREN G. HARDING 50: WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS - The Tigers jumped all over the Raiders early for a rout in Lake Erie League action.
Warrensville Heights was on fire in the first, going 11 of 15 from the field and 3 of 4 from beyond the arc. Couple that with forcing Harding (10-7, 4-6) into committing turnovers, and the Tigers jumped out to a 14-point lead.
The Raiders managed to cut the deficit in half by halftime, but the Tigers outscored Harding, 39-21, in the second half to pull away.
Derek Culver led the way for Harding, scoring 12 points and grabbing 10 rebounds in the losing effort.
AUSTINTOWN FITCH 58, HUBBARD 40: HUBBARD - The Falcons outscored the Eagles, 31-20, in the second half to pull away in an All-American Conference, American Division matchup.
Quincy Higgins paced Fitch with game-high 16 points. Anthony Pargio added 12, Jake had 11 and Alex DiFrancesco chipped in 10.
Only one Hubbard player reached double figures, as Derek Kopanic recorded 10 points.
BROOKFIELD 55, CONNEAUT 39: CONNEAUT - The Warriors took a 13-point halftime lead and never looked back in a non-conference win over the Spartans.
Eight Brookfield players made the scoresheet, but only one managed to reach double figures. Brian Hiner recorded a game-high 14 points spread out over the four quarters.
Conneaut had two players score double digits in points, starting with Jacob Spees' 13. Ryan Oatman added another 11.
STRUTHERS 57, HOWLAND 51: STRUTHERS - Despite a big night from Reece Bogan, the Tigers fell short in an AAC, American Division game against the Wildcats.
With Howland trailing by two points going into the fourth, Bogan went off, scoring 11 of his game-high 23 points and connecting on three of his six 3-pointers in the final 8 minutes.
Struthers matched Bogan's output and managed to increase the lead by the end thanks to Ray'Quan Phifer and Austin Yemma. Phifer went five of six from the charity stripe and scored nine of his 21 points in the fourth, while Yemma went 4 of 4 at the free-throw line and scored seven of his 19 points in the final frame.
To complement Bogan's performance, Connor Antinone recorded 10 points in the losing effort.
LOWELLVILLE 71, MINERAL RIDGE 52: LOWELLVILLE - A poor first-quarter scoring performance by the Rams sunk them in an Inter Tri-County League, Division II, game against the Rockets.
Mineral Ridge (10-8, 6-6) went down 14 points after the first 8 minutes, as the Rams managed just five points in the quarter. The Rams couldn't recover and struggled throughout the game from beyond the arc, going 2 of 16 on 3-pointers.
Zac Hagy accounted for more than half of Mineral Ridge's offensive output, amassing a game-high 28 points in the losing effort.
Nick Ballone paced Lowellville (14-3, 9-3) with 24, while Pat Mangine and Alex Harklerode chipped in with 12 each.
POLAND 50, CANFIELD 49: POLAND - In a tight, AAC, American Division game, the Bulldogs managed to squeak by the Cardinals.
Poland (15-2, 10-1) trailed by two heading into the final frame, but the Bulldogs won the quarter, 18-15, to seal a one-point victory. Dan Black was the only Poland player to reach double figures, totalling a game-high 19 points.
Mike Yourstowky paced Canfield (14-4, 7-3) with 11 points, Jarret Vrabel scored 10 points and snagged 12 rebounds for a double-double and Andrew Midgley contributed 10.
LAKE CENTER CHRISTIAN 72, YOUNGSTOWN CHRISTIAN 54: YOUNGSTOWN - Leading by one at halftime, the Eagles fell apart in the second half against the Tigers.
Lake Center Christian outscored Youngstown Christian, 42-23, in the second half to pull away. The Eagles couldn't keep up despite draining 9 3-pointers in the game.
Darien Townsend paced the Eagles with 16 points, while Shawn Staples and Malik Ross added another 11 each.
NEWTON FALLS 53, LAKEVIEW 47: NEWTON FALLS - The second and fourth quarters were the difference for Newton Falls defeating Lakeview in an All-American Conference, National Division, contest.
After trailing by eight at the half, Lakeview rallied in the third to close the gap to one-point. However, the Tigers outscored the Bulldogs, 14-9 in the fourth to seal the victory.
Ozzie Hawkins led Newton Falls (9-8) with 20 points. Jaden Walton followed with 15.
Brandon Keller paced Lakeview with 13.
McDONALD 83, JACKSON-MILTON 34: McDONALD - Anthony Pugh, who leads the county in assists, led the Blue Devils in points on Friday night, dropping in 22 to lead the Blue Devils in an ITCL Division II matchup with Jackson-Milton.
He wasn't the only one to put up big points. Teammates Matt Seitz and Kenny Greaver both put up 20 points each in the win.
Nick Woloshak led Jackson-Milton with nine points.
JEFFERSON 78, CHAMPION 57: JEFFERSON - Jefferson jumped to an early lead and held on to defeat Champion in an AAC National tilt.
David Chase had a lights-out night, scoring 36 points - and a perfect 10 of 10 from the free-throw line.
Eric Karafa led Champion (1-16) with 16 points. Michael Turner added 15.
WELLSVILLE 81, WESTERN RESERVE 54: BERLIN CENTER - Wellsville jumped to an early lead and cruised from there to defeat the Blue Devils in an ITCL, Division II, showdown.
Nate Scott led the way for Wellsville with 28 points, followed closely by Jordan Sloan with 24.
Lance Dezee led Western Reserve with 16. Joe Falasca chipped in 11.
GLENOAK 51, BOARDMAN 42: BOARDMAN - Trailing by one point at the end of the third quarter, the Spartans couldn't slow down the Golden Eagles' offense in the fourth during a Federal League matchup.
GlenOak accumulated 22 points over the final 8 minutes, 12 of which came at the charity stripe, and Boardman couldn't match that total, scoring just 14 points in the fourth.
Kelly Tomscanyi led the Spartans with 14 points.