Badger rips Chalker; Bristol nips PV in OT

¯ BADGER 78, CHALKER 41: KINSMAN — Strong second and fourth quarters put Badger more than in a comfortable position to win against Chalker in Northeastern Athletic Conference play.

Badger (8-3, 5-2) used the 3-point line to its advantage as it 10 to Chalker’s six. The Braves were led by Aiden Miller with 24 points and Logan Popovich with 16 points.

Chalker (2-7, 2-4) couldn’t keep up as it fell behind, 38-22, at halftime. The Wildcats were led by Dylan Dye with 14 points including four 3-pointers. Zach Regal had five points as the next leading scorer.

¯ BRISTOL 58, PYMATUNING VALLEY 49: ANDOVER — Bristol outscored Pymatuning Valley 12-3 in overtime to win a Northeastern Athletic Conference showdown.

Bristol (8-2, 6-1) nearly lost the game as Pymatuning Valley (4-6, 4-3) outscored the Panthers, 18-6, in the third quarter.

The Panthers were led by Tommy Donadio with 16 points while Gage Elza finished with 10 points, six rebounds and three assists. Danny Lamosek grabbed 10 rebounds in the win.

Py Valley was led by Jacob Freeman and Austin Roberts who had 32 points combined.

Bristol hit six threes to PV’s one in the win.

¯ MATHEWS 84, NEWBURY 71: VIENNA — Newbury put together a nice second half but couldn’t overcome a bad second quarter in its road loss to Mathews.

Mathews (5-7, 2-5 Northeastern Athletic Conference) used that second quarter to propel itself to victory. The Mustangs were led by Sean McDivitt with 36 points including four 3-pointers. Zak Arnio finished with 16 points with three 3-pointers and Ryan Gates finished with 14 points with three 3-pointers.

Newbury (2-3 NAC) got outscored 25-10 in the second quarter. The Black Knights were led by Noah Parsons with 21 points with five 3-pointers. John Tropf also had 16 points with four threes.

Newbury hit more threes than Mathews, 13-10, but the Mustangs hit 10 more free throws.

¯ MAPLEWOOD 73, BLOOMFIELD 12: MAPLEWOOD — Maplewood got a Northeastern Athletic Conference win over Bloomfield at home.

Maplewood (4-7, 3-4) got out to fast start and got a large win. Three guys got in double figures with Hunter Bates (14), Thomas Rink (13) and Thomas Dorsey (11).

Bloomfield (0-6, 0-4) was led by Cameron Parker with nine points and Cody Fultz scored the other three.

Maplewood hit five threes to Bloomfield’s three.

¯ GRAND VALLEY 58, LORDSTOWN 21: ORWELL — A strong first half was more than enough for Grand Valley to put Lordstown away in Northeastern Athletic Conference play.

Grand Valley (7-2, 6-1) led, 38-12, at halftime and never had to worry. The Mustangs were led by Jude Cunningham and Jerone Evans, both with 13 points.

Lordstown (2-7, 1-6) couldn’t get going yet again but were led by Jenkins and Milhoan with five each.