Cave’s fourth-quarter surge leads Girard to first win of season

GIRARD 51, CAMPBELL 35: GIRARD — Samantha Cave had 10 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter as the Indians won their first game on the season, opening All-American Conference, Blue Tier play. She made six straight free throws starting in the third quarter and into the fourth, where Girard (1-2, 1-0 AAC Blue) outscored Campbell (1-3, 0-1), 27-9. Marissa Cave added 12 for the Indians. Selena Lopez led the Red Devils and all scorers with 22 points.

NILES 72, LAKESIDE 19: NILES — Niles had 25 steals as the Red Dragons rolled past Lakeside. Aneziah Fryer was one of three players in double figures as Niles won this All-American Conference, White Tier opener for both teams. Fryer had 19, while Madison Johnson had 13 and Sierra Werden added 10 for the Red Dragons. Condon led Lakeside (0-5, 0-1 AAC White) with nine points. Kayla Taylor-Hall led Niles (2-2, 1-0) with 12 of the team’s 47 rebounds.

JOHN F. KENNEDY 62, HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN 26: WARREN — Danielle Bradley led four players in double figures with 17 points as the Eagles tamed the Lions. The Eagles added 48 rebounds, 18 steals and 12 assists. Caitlyn Condoleon had 15 points, while Genie Orlosky added 11 and Naomi Herman put in 10 points and 12 rebounds for Kennedy (2-1). Sydney Ogden led Heartland Christian with 10 points.

AUSTINTOWN FITCH 73, YOUNGSTOWN EAST 19: AUSTINTOWN — Youngstown East couldn’t find its way in a game in which Austintown Fitch never looked back. Fitch (2-1, 1-0 All-American Conference Red Tier) limited the Golden Bears to single digits in three out of four quarters. For East (1-2, 0-2), Deja Monroe led the way with seven points while Fitch was paced by Sabria Hunter with 25 points. East shot 3 of 16 from the free-throw line, while Fitch was 18 of 27.

POLAND 74, LAKEVIEW 12: CORTLAND — Poland put Lakeview away quite early as Lakeview couldn’t score more than four points in a quarter. Poland (3-0) was led by Bella Gajdos with 17 points and Sarah Bury with 15. Bury had seven assists for Poland while, Lakeview (2-3) did not record ana assist. Lakeview was led by Annie Pavlansky with five points and seven rebounds. Cait Kelm also had five points for Lakeview.