Kennedy, Niles girls win

KENNEDY 47, VILLA ANGELA-ST. JOSEPH 44: WARREN — The Eagles trailed by one point to start the fourth quarter, but outscored VASJ, 19-15, in the deciding period. Antonella LaMonica made four 3-pointers to finish with 14 points, and had seven of the teams’ eight assists. The win puts Kennedy back at .500 (4-4).

VASJ led to start the fourth, but were unable to hang on. Moleah Ali made six buckets for 13 points.

NILES 53, CHAMPION 48: NILES — The Red Dragons used a 31-point second-half to take the win. Dakota Naples made nine buckets and 3 of 4 free throws for 22 points.

The Flashes were tied at half, but a 10-point third quarter affected their chances for a victory. Megan Turner made five baskets and 3 of 4 free throws for 14 points.

BADGER 72, CHALKER 48: SOUTHINGTON — Badger won the third quarter, 19-5, after trailing 32-31 at halftime, then put the game in the win column with a 22-12 fourth quarter.

Madison Karr led the Braves with 19 points. Haylee Mott added 12 points, Paige Kramar had 11 and Camryn Zec scored 10 while grabbing 11 rebounds.

Chalker was led by Courtney Warnick with 23 points and Brittany Davis with 15. Shae Keeley contributed 12 rebounds and Madison Karr had 10.

WINDHAM 42, MAPLEWOOD 31: WINDHAM — The Bombers led by nine at half, and would not relinquish the lead from there. Lexi Knight made eight field goals for 21 points and had a team-high six assists. Windham improves to 8-1.

Maplewood (3-8) was held to 13 points in the first-half. Heidi Stiffler made six shots and five free throws to lead the way with 17 points.

MATHEWS 64, NEWBURY 26: NEWBURY — The Mustangs ended the first quarter with a 22-3 advantage. Mathews hit six 3-pointers, including three by Paige Sponsler. Sponsler made eight buckets for 19 points.

Newbury was held to just three first quarter points. Julia Elia and Hannah Grubbs had six points apiece.

MCDONALD 53, WESTERN RESERVE 33: MCDONALD — McDonald outscored Western Reserve, 26-13, in the second-half. Sam Homa and Sam Stitt each had 11 points, while Britney Smith added 10 of her own. The Blue Devils improve to 8-3.

Western Reserve trailed by just seven at half, but a rough second-half doomed them. Alexis Hughes led the way with 11 points.

JACKSON-MILTON 93, SEBRING 19: SEBRING — The Blue Jays scored 54 first-half points in a game that featured Katelyn Totani’s 1,000th career point. Totani made 10 baskets and 5 of 6 free throws for 34 points.

Sebring did not score more than eight points in any quarter. Amanda Ford was responsible for 13 of the team’s 19 points, as she made 7 of 12 free throws.

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