LaBrae avenges tournament loss; NF, Lordstown win
¯ LABRAE 74, GARFIELD 51: LEAVITTSBURG — The Vikings (2-0) gained revenge for their tournament loss to the G-Men last year, jumping out to a 24-10 lead after one quarter. Aaron Iler scored nine of his team-high 17 points in the quarter and Walt Allie scored all six of his.
LaBrae led 43-24 at halftime and 58-36 after three quarters. Tyler Stephens added 14 points, Logan Kiser had 13 and Eligah Whiteside scored 12 for the Vikings.
Garfield (1-1) was led by Brown with 17 points and Smith with 15.
¯ NEWTON FALLS 78, CHALKER 34: NEWTON FALLS — Adam Honeycutt scored 25 points to lead the Tigers to the easy win. Preston Rapzcak added 11 points for the Tigers (1-1), who got 14 rebounds from Gage Friend and eight from Chris Rankin.
A 19-3 second quarter blew the game open for Falls, which led 16-9 after one quarter. The lead was 53-26 heading into the final quarter.
Chalker (1-1) was led by Kyle Caracanas with 13 points.
¯ SOUTHEAST 55, BROOKFIELD 48: RAVENNA — After a low-scoring first half from both teams, Southeast found a way to take home a victory against Brookfield.
Southeast led just 21-19 at halftime and scored 22 points in the third quarter to have 43-35 lead after three.
The score stayed nearly the same in a seven-point win.
For Southeast, Camden Proctor and Jordan Scott led the way. Proctor scored 15 points with two 3-pointers while Scott scored 21 points with three 3-pointers.
For the Warriors, Nate Smoot led the way with 16 points and six rebounds. Conner Stevens scored 14 points to help Brookfield stay close. Gage Emery also grabbed six rebounds in the loss.
¯ CRESTVIEW 70, MINERAL RIDGE 68: MINERAL RIDGE — Consistency was key in Crestview’s road win over Minarel RIdge.
The Rams (0-1) had just a three-point lead over Crestview (1-0), 38-35, at halftime. In the third quarter, Crestview outscored the Rams 17-11 and that became the difference in the game.
Despite Ridge hitting nine 3-pointers to Crestview’s three, the Rams couldn’t get the win. Drake Golden led the Rebels with 25 points while Stephen Barr had 16. Jacob Lesko led the Rams with 28 points, including five 3-pointers.
¯ LORDSTOWN 48, JACKSON-MILTON 38: LORDSTOWN — Both Lordstown and Jackson-Milton struggled to find the bottom of either hoop. Through the first half, Lordstown (1-1) led 20-19 but then Jackson-Milton (0-2) took a 32-27 lead at the end of three quarters.
A six-point fourth quarter hurt the Blue Jays as Lordstown rallied for the 10-point win. Mason Robison led the way with 13 points for JM. Romain led the Red Devils with 15 points.
¯ WINDHAM 95, PYMATUNING VALLEY 89: WINDHAM — In a high-scoring affair that saw overtime, Windham came out on top of Pymatuning Valley.
Windham (2-0) held a 44-41 lead at halftime. PV (0-2) outscored the Bombers by nine in the final frame to tie the game at 79. Windham went on to win the game in overtime. The Bombers were led by Phillip Maiorca, who had 27 points and four 3-pointers. Maiorca also hit four free throws in the extra period to help the Bombers seal the win. Eric Park also put up 24 points while Mason Angle (20) and Blaze Angle (14) also added their best to help in the win.
For the Lakers, Jared Freeman scored 28 points without an outside shot. Austin Roberts (22), Trent Panak (16) and Jacob Saxion (15) also contributed to the close game.
¯ GRAND VALLEY 86, ASHTABULA ST. JOHN 41: ORWELL — Grand Valley won its second straight to open the season as Michael McGovern scored 20 points and two other Mustangs reached double figures.
Donte Accettola added 14 to the GV cause and Malik Mitchell scored 13.
The Mustangs led just 17-12 after the first quarter, but put together a 28-8 second period to forge a 45-20 halftime lead.