Bristol, Windham post conference victories

≤ BRISTOL 68, BADGER 47: KINSMAN — Bristol got out to a nice lead after one quarter and cruised to a win over Badger in a Northeastern Athletic Conference showdown.

Bristol (7-2, 5-1) got three guys into double figures with Bryan Gabrielson leading all scorers with 29 points. The Panthers’ Gage Elza also had 12 points while Matt Church had 10 points.

Badger (7-2, 4-1) put four guys into double digits as Aiden Miller and Logan Lendak had 11 while Logan Popovich and Keith Berto had 10. The rest of the team scored five points.

Bristol also hit one more three than Badger with seven to the Braves’ six. Bristol won while hitting just one free throw in four attempts all night.

≤ WINDHAM 78, PYMATUNING VALLEY 70: ANDOVER — Windham got out to a bad start but recovered to get a key road win over Pymatuning Valley in NAC play.

Windham (8-1, 5-0) got a good game from Mason Angle with 23 points, three rebounds and two steals. Blaze Angle pitched in 16 points and seven rebounds. Phillip Maiorca also helped the Bombers with 13 points and eight assists.

Pymatunung Valley (4-5, 4-2) got another good game from Jacob Freeman with 25 points while Noah Silvers had 17 points including two 3-pointers. Austin Roberts also contributed 16 points.

Both teams shot well from the free throw line combining to go 32-37 on the night.

≤ GRAND VALLEY 48, NEWBURY 42: NEWBURY — Grand Valley used a consistent game to defeat Newbury on the road in a NAC game.

Grand Valley (5-3, 4-1) got a good game from Michael McGovern, 16 points, to get to a win. The Mustangs made nine more free throws than Newbury (3-6, 1-4) and that became the difference.

Tino Johnson led Newbury with 12 points including two 3-pointers. The Black Knights hit five more 3s than GV.

≤ MAPLEWOOD 58, LORDSTOWN 27: LORDSTOWN — Maplewood got out to an early lead and never relinquised it against Lordstown in AC action.

Maplewood (2-7, 1-4) led 30-12 at the half. Thomas Rink led the Rockets with 17 points, including two 3-pointers, while Frank Hiland had 14 and Hunter Bates had 12 points.

Lordstown (2-6, 1-5) couldn’t get it going in any way. It was led by Jenkins with six points.

≤ RAVENNA 58, NEWTON FALLS 47: NEWTON FALLS — Trailing 36-35 heading into the final quarter, the Tigers were outscored 22-12 in the final eight minutes and dropped to 4-4 on the season.

Gage Friend scored 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Tigers. Preston Rapzcak added 11 points and Adam Honeycutt had nine points and seven assists.

≤ MATHEWS 81, BLOOMFIELD 6: VIENNA — The Mustangs jumped out to a 25-5 lead after one quarter in the Northeastern Athletic Conference contest. Mathews (4-6, 1-4) held the Cardinals (0-5, 0-3) to just a single point over the last three quarters.

Sean McDivitt scored 22 points and John Smith had 14 for the Mustangs.

Cameron Parke scored all six of Bloomfield’s points.

≤ ERIE McDOWELL 65, AUSTINTOWN FITCH 50: AUSTINTOWN — A bad offensive first half by Austintown Fitch let Eric McDowell get a big lead and the win.

FItch (4-5) couldn’t find itself early as it trailed 33-13 at halftime. Dylan Beany led the Falcons with 14 points, while Kole Klasic had 12 on four 3-pointers.

For McDowell (7-1), William Jeffress had quite a day. He put up 33 points, including 7-11 from the free-throw line.

Despite Fitch hitting nine 3-pointers to McDowell’s one, McDowell hit five more free throws in the win.

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