Newton Falls wins at Jefferson
NEWTON FALLS 50, JEFFERSON 39: JEFFERSON — Nine players scored at least three points for the Tigers in a non-conference win over Jefferson. No one reached double figures for Newton Falls (1-1), with a team-high nine points coming from Izzy Kline. The Tigers’ 13-4 advantage in the first quarter was the biggest difference, as Jefferson was nearly equal the rest of the way. The Falcons’ Hannah Root led all scorers with 16.
CHAMPION 60, MATHEWS 48: VIENNA — Molly Williams, Abby White and Allison Smith combined to score 45 of Champion’s 60 points in a non-league win over Mathews. Williams led the way with 17 points, with White adding 15 and Smith scoring 13 more. The Golden Flashes took a 16-9 edge in the first quarter, and after the Mustangs cut the deficit to four with a strong third period, Champion pulled away in the fourth with a 16-9 edge. Kat Schubert paced Mathews with 17 points, and Paige Sponsler posted 12.
LABRAE 53, GRAND VALLEY 32: LEAVITTSBURG — The Vikings outscored the Mustangs, 31-14, in the second half. Haylie Kiser led the way with 12 points, while Marissa Roberts had 11 points and Alexis Huscroft had 10. Grand Valley was outscored by 17 points in the second half. Genesis Foltz had eight points.
AUSTINTOWN FITCH 86, LIBERTY 32: LIBERTY — The Falcons scored at least 21 points in each of the first three quarters, and led by 38 points at half. Sabria Hunter made 11 field goals for 24 points, while Alexis Sallee made 7-of-8 free throws for 14 points. China Tate scored 26 of Liberty’s 32 points, as she made 11 of the team’s 14 field goals.
BRISTOL 38, MAPLEWOOD 27: MECCA — The Panthers outscored the Rockets 14-7 in the fourth quarter. Kendyl Switzer and Hailee Elza each had 12 points for Bristol (1-1). Switzer finished with a double-double, as she had 10 of the team’s 28 rebounds. Heidi Stiffler led all scorers with 14 points, and she also had seven of the Rockets’ (1-1) 24 boards.
CHALKER 71, FAIRPORT 31: FAIRPORT HARBOR — Chalker scored 48 points in the first-half. Courtney Warnick made 10 field goals for 25 points, while Shae Keeley had 12 points and eight rebounds for the Wildcats (1-1). Fairport (0-2) was led by Brenna Lorek’s 13 points. Fairport trailed by 26 points at the half, and then scored just nine second-half points.
MINERAL RIDGE 59, CAMPBELL 35: MINERAL RIDGE — The Rams allowed just nine first half points in the win. Hannah Breedlove made seven field goals for 17 points. Selena Lopez provided most of the scoring for Campbell, as she had 27 of the team’s 35 points.
JACKSON-MILTON 59, LORDSTOWN 43: NORTH JACKSON — Ashley Totani scored 21 points and Michaelina Terranova added 20 as Jackson-Milton (2-0) knocked off Lordstown. Terranova added 10 rebounds to the JM cause and Totani dished out five assists. Haley Lengyel contributed eight points. The Blue Jays opened a 23-20 halftime lead to 43-35 after three quarters, then put the game away with a 16-8 final quarter advantage. Lordstown was paced by Kaylin Higinbotham with 12 points and Jordan Beach and Kelley Applegate with nine each.
COLUMBIANA 56, McDONALD 30: COLUMBIANA — Kayla Hall scored a game-high 19 points and Columbiana dominated in a non-conference victory over the Blue Devils. McDonald (2-1) struggled at the outset, getting outscored 15-4 in the first quarter. The Blue Devils bounced back with a solid second frame, but the Clippers pushed their lead to 25 with an 18-6 edge in the third quarter. Abbie Matig and Britney Smith paced McDonald with seven points each.
WESTERN RESERVE 45, SOUTH RANGE 43: CANFIELD — The Blue Devils outscored the Raiders 16-10 in the fourth quarter. Gabby Baranowski made all six of her free throws for 16 points, as Western Reserve made 17 of 22 free throws overall. South Range was outscored 16-10 in the final period. Maddy Durkin led the way with 17 points.