LaBrae holds off Girard; Falls wins big
¯ LABRAE 68, GIRARD 52: GIRARD — The Vikings made it 13 wins without a defeat, using a 30-19 fourth quarter to open up a close contest. LaBrae (13-0, 7-0 All-American Conference Blue Tier) led 21-13 after one quarter, 29-21 at halftime and 38-33 after three quarters.
Tyler Stephens led the Vikings with 23 points, Logan Kiser had 16 and Benton Tennant contributed 12.
Girard (8-9, 4-5) had a three-game winning streak snapped. The Indians were led by Austin Claussell with 21 points.
¯ NEWTON FALLS 67, CRESTVIEW 26: NEWTON FALLS — The Tigers’ defense came to play Tuesday night as Newton Falls blasted Crestview in a non-conference game.
Falls (9-6) jumped out to an 18-2 lead after one quarter and led 39-14 at halftime and 54-18 after three quarters.
Preston Rapzcak led the Tigers with 20 points, Chris Rankin had 13 points and nine rebounds, Gage Friend added 12 points and Adam Honeycutt contributed nine points and seven assists.
¯ CHAMPION 66, LIBERTY 53: CHAMPION — Champion used a big offensive third quarter to propel itself to its fifth-stright win with the win over Liberty in All-American Conference Blue Tier play.
Champion (10-6, 8-2) was led by Drake Batcho with 26 points and 12 rebounds while Joe Abramovich had 11 points with five assists and Chase Wheelock had 10 points with five assists.
Liberty (3-10, 2-7) was led by David Sewell with 14 points with eight rebounds while Dra Rushton with 13 points. Josh Green had five assist for the Leopards.
Liberty outrebounded Champion, 31-26, while the Golden Flashes dished out four assists than Liberty.
¯ HUBBARD 66, NILES 48: HUBBARD — Hubbard used a strong second-half offensively to pull away with the win over Niles in All-American Conference White Tier play.
Hubbard (7-8, 5-5) outscored Niles (2-14, 1-9) 39-33 in the second half. The Eagles were led by Davion Daniels with 21 points and Zach Resatar with 18 points on five 3-pointers.
Niles was led by Cyler Kane-Johnson with 23 points and Jacob Buttar with 11 points.
Hubbard hit seven threes while Niles hit five.
¯ MATHEWS 70, LORDSTOWN 33: LORDSTOWN — Mathews outscored Lordstown 55-20 in the final three quarters of the game to get the win in Northeastern Athletic Conference play.
Mathews (9-9, 5-7) was led by Sean McDivitt with 24 points. Tanner Hunter had a a double-double with 10 points and 10 assists while Tyler Koeppen had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
Lordstown (3-11, 1-9) was led by Jenkins with 12 points and Milhoan with nine points.
Mathews hit three more 3-pointers than Lordstown.
¯ MAPLEWOOD 60, NEWBURY 44: NEWBURY — Maplewood got into the win column with a win over Newbury in Northeastern Athletic Conference action.
Maplewood (7-10, 5-6) was down big after one quarter, 21-9. The Rockets outscored the Blakc Knights 51-23 in the last three quarters.
Maplewood was led by Hunter Bates with 14 points and Thomas Dorsey with 13 points.
Newbury was led by Noah Parsons with 14 points.
Maplewood hit nine 3-pointers while Newbury hit only four.
¯ WINDHAM 70, BADGER 65: WINDHAM — Windham continued a six-game win streak with its win over Badger at home in Northeastern Athletic Conference play.
Windham (14-2, 11-0) was led by Mason Angle with 31 points on six 3-pointers. Phillips Maiorca also helped with 12 points.
Badger (10-5, 7-3) was led by Logan Popovich with 24 points and Jacob Eucker with 14 points.
The teams combined for 16 3-pointers.
¯ PYMATUNING VALLEY 72, CHALKER 40: SOUTHINGTON — Pymatuning Valley got a large road win over Chalker in Northeastern Athletic Conference play.
Pymatuning Valley (6-7, 6-4) got good games all around as Trent Panak had 16 points, Jacob Freeman had 14 points and Austin Roberts had 11.
Chalker (2-13, 2-9) has now lost seven-straight games. The Wildcats were led by Aidan Ricks with eight points and three gusy with seven points.
Both teams hit four 3-pointers.
¯ McDONALD 84, SEBRING 41: SEBRING — McDonald outscored Sebring 63-26 in the final three quarters to get the road win in this Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference game.
McDonald (14-1, 10-0) has now won six-straight games. The Blue Devils put five guys in double figures with Braedon Poole (20), Riko Rodriguez (18), Zach Rasile (16), Matthew Beedle (13) and Josh Celli (11).
Sebring was led by Jake Hunter with 14 points and Joey Clark with 13 points on three 3-pointers.
¯ SPRINGFIELD 88, MINERAL RIDGE 73: MINERAL RIDGE — Springfield outscored Mineral Ridge 51-29 in the first half to get the win on the road in Mahoning Valley Athletic COnference play.
Springfield was led by Evan Ohlin with 39 points with seven 3-pointers with 25 points in the first half. Shane Eynon put 19 points for the Tigers.
Mineral Ridge (5-13, 3-9) was led by Jordan Zupko with 22 points and Austin Governor with 18 points.
¯ LOWELLVILLE 87, JACKSON-MILTON 42: NORTH JACKSON — Lowellville took a large lead after the first quarter and never had to worry against Jackson-Milton in Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference play.
Lowellville was led by Matt Hvisdak with 30 points while both Jake Rotz and Alex Mamula-Zarlingo had 12 points each.
Jackson-Milton (1-15, 0-11) was led by Guy Costello with 16 points on three 3-pointers.
¯ CANFIELD 62, BOARDMAN 48: CANFIELD — Solid second and fourth quarters gave Canfield the edge it needed to beat Boardman at home in All-American Conference Red Tier play.
Canfield (10-5, 6-2) was led by Ian McGraw with 19 points and Zach Tinkey with 13 points.
Boardman (5-9, 2-5) was led by Mike Melewski with 13 points and Holden Lipke with 13 points.
¯ CARDINAL MOONEY 49, ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 42: YOUNGSTOWN — Cardinal Mooney got the win over St. Thomas Aquinas at home.
Cardinal Mooney (4-10) was led by Anthony Fire with 14 points.
St. Thomas Aquinas was led by Hunter S. with 12 points.
Mooney faces Ursuline on Friday.
¯ WESTERN RESERVE 76, WATERLOO 55: ATWATER — Western Reserve played a well-rounded game to defeat Waterloo on the road in Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference play.
Western Reserve (9-5, 8-3) was led by Dom Velasquez with 16 points, 11 reounds, five assists and four steals. Riley Miller also scored 16 points and had four assists.
Waterloo was led by Kyle Shockley with 11 points and three assists. Alex Mazur had 10 points and eight rebounds.
¯ CHALKER 60, FUCHS MIZRACHI 26: BEACHWOOD — Courtney Warnick’s five steals put her at 401 for her career as she became the 31st girl in Ohio igh school basetball history — and the first in Trumbull County — to reach the 400 steal milestone.
Warnick also led the Chalker offense with 16 points. Emma Baugher also scored 16 and grabbed eight rebounds, and Caitlyn Stuart tributed eight rebounds.
The Wildcats (9-7) led 18-4 after the first quarter, 33-11 at halftime and 51-21 fter three quarters.