Kennedy, Harding post victories
¯ JOHN F. KENNEDY 37, GARFIELD HEIGHTS TRINITY 35: WARREN — After Caitlyn Condoleon fouled out in the fourth quarter, John F. Kennedy sealed the deal with free throws late to win over Garfield Heights Trinity in North Coast League White Division play.
Genie Orlovsky hit three of four free throws with under a minute to go to help Kennedy (7-9) get the win. Condoleon finished with 13 points while Orlovsky finished with nine points and seven rebounds. Naomi Herman finished with six points and 13 rebounds.
Trinity was led by Anna Ibos with 18 points.
¯ PYMATUNING VALLEY 58, CHALKER 45: ANDOVER — Pymatuning Valley pulled away in the fourth quarter of a close game to remain undefeated in the Northeastern Athletic Conference.
Ashley Hall and Kendall Baker each played big roles in the pivotal quarter for the Lakers (12-3, 10-0). Hall had 11 of her game-high 24 points in the fourth, and Baker scored seven of her 15. PV led by just four entering the final eight minutes, but outscored Chalker, 22-13, in the fourth.
Shae Keeley paced Chalker (8-7, 4-6) with 13 points.
¯ MATHEWS 55, LORDSTOWN 51: VIENNA — Mathews didn’t lead until the final three minutes, but a big play by Ashley Deans and Emily Strama changed the momentum in a NAC clash.
Dean made a great pass to Strama in the final minutes, and Strama finished with a lay-up to give the Mustangs (8-7, 6-4) their first lead. Carlie Pratt paced Mathews with a game-high 20 points, including seven in the fourth quarter, when the Mustangs outscored the Red Devils, 17-11. Strama added 10 points, eight rebounds and four assists.
Kellee Applegate paced Lordstown (11-5, 7-3) with 16 points, and Jordan Beach put in 10. The Red Devils led, 40-38, entering the fourth quarter.
¯ WARREN G. HARDING 71, EAST 39: YOUNGSTOWN — Brayleonna Woods had a game-high 32 points and seven 3-pointers as the Raiders rolled past the Golden Bears.
No other player scored in double figures for Harding (10-6, 5-5 All-American Conference, Red Tier).
Ahvion Willis paced East (2-15, 0-9) with 15 points. The Golden Bears have lost their last six games.
¯ MOONEY 64, SLIPPERY ROCK (Pa.) 43: YOUNGSTOWN — Despite being down 15-8 after one quarter, Cardinal Mooney pulled out the win over Slippery Rock, Pa.
Mooney (10-7) hit 11-14 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter as it outscored Slippery Rock 22-6. Mooney was led by Kelly Williams with 16 points. Four other girls scored in double figures for the Cardinals.
Slippery Rock was led by Emma McDermott with 22 points with six 3-pointers. She was the only girl in double figures for the Rockets.
¯ WESTERN RESERVE 62, LOWELLVILLE 35: LOWELLVILLE — Western Reserve got the lead and didn’t have to worry with the win over Lowellville in Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference play.
Western Reserve (14-4, 10-3) was led by Alexis Hughes with 18 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. Laura Sigworth finished with 14 points and six rebounds with three 3-pointers. Kennedy Miller led the Blue Devils with five assists.
Lowellville was led by Maddie Warren with 19 points with two 3-pointers.
Both teams combined for 14 threes.
¯ MAPLEWOOD 42, NEWBURY 20: MECCA — Heidi Stiffler had 10 of her 13 points in the second quarter as the Rockets took a 18-9 advantage in that 8-minute span in this Northeastern Athletic Conference cross-divisional game.
Maplewood (5-11, 2-7 NAC Stars Division) led 27-15 at halftime.
H. Grubbs paced Newbury with nine points.
Thursday, the Rockets host state Route 88 rival Badger.
¯ HUBBARD 42, EDGEWOOD 33: ASHTABULA — Jackie Adler had seven of her nine points in the second quarter as the Eagles outscored the Warriors 16-7 and pulled away for a victory in this All-American Conference, White Tier game.
Marlee Grager led Hubbard (5-13, 4-6) with 10 points.
Eldred paced Edgewood with eight points.
Wednesday, Hubbard hosts Poland.
¯ GRAND VALLEY 68, ASHTABULA ST. JOHN 44: ORWELL — Grand Valley used a big offensive day break its three-game losing streak with its win over Ashtabula St. John.
Grand Valley (6-10) was led by Genesis Foltz with 17 and seven rebounds. Brandy Smith came a point short of a double-double with nine points and 11 rebounds.
St. John was led by Emily Cevera with 19 points including four 3-pointers.
Grand Valley outrebounded St. John, 55-22.
¯ WATERLOO 67, MINERAL RIDGE 48: ATWATER — Waterloo got a much-needed win over Mineral Ridge in Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference play.
Waterloo was led by Becky Adelman with 31 points with three 3-pointers and Haley Kachner with 16 points.
Mineral Ridge (9-9, 6-7) was led by Alexa Harkins with 23 points and Taryn Kolesar with 14 points.
Waterloo hit six 3-pointers to the Rams’ one.
¯ CHAMPION 59, NILES 52: CHAMPION — Champion led 34-29 at halftime and the lead stayed that way in the second half in the win over Niles.
Champion (12-3) was led by Emma Gumont with 16 points and Abby White with 14 points with four 3-pointers. Allison Smith also scored 14 points.
Niles (7-10) saw its three-game win streak come to an end. The Red Dragons were led by Emma Dellinger with 16 points with four 3-pointers and Brandy Baker with 12 points.
Niles hit one more 3-pointer than Champion but the Golden Flashes hit six more free throws.
¯ BADGER 65, WINDHAM 62: VERNON — Madison Karr and Camryn Zec each had 13 points to hold off a late-charging Bombers team in this NAC cross-division contest.
Badger improves to 11-6, 5-3 (NAC Stars), while Windham drops to 2-13, 0-9 (NAC Stripes).
The Bombers, who have lost sixth straight games, rallied in the fourth quarter — outscoring the Braves 28-13.
Gina Brown led Windham with 13 points, while Tara Vansteeberg added 11.
¯ CAMPBELL 55, GRAND VALLEY 46: CAMPBELL — Despite a 15-6 lead after the first quarter for Grand Valley, Campbell pulled away for a good non-conference win over Grand Valley.
Campbell was led by Trelayne Edwards with 21 points and Brandon Liggens with 12 points.
Grand Valley (8-7) was led by Michael McGovern with 12 points and Jude Cunningham with 10 points.
Campbell hit one more three and four more free throws than Grand Valley.