Maplewood boys, Valley girls knock off ranked foes
≤ MAPLEWOOD 86, WINDHAM 80: MAPLEWOOD — Despite scoring just six points in the first quarter, Maplewood pulled out a big time win over Windham. Windham’s five-game win streak was broken with the loss.
Windham (8-2) shot the ball well and even outrebounded the Rockets but couldn’t get it done. The Bombers were led by Mason Angle with 21 points and nine reobunds while Eric Park finished with 20 points and six rebounds.
Maplewood (5-7) have now won four straight after starting 1-7. Thomas Rink went off after the first quarter as dropped 39 points including 19 in the second quarter.
Maplewood hit eight 3-pointers to Windham’s four.
≤ VALLEY CHRISTIAN 61, GARFIELD 54: GARRETTSVILLE — Valley Christian used a strong, defensive third quarter to defeat Garfield in a big road Portage Trail Conference County Division victory. Garfield was ranked in the first AP Poll of the year.
Valley Christian (6-4, 4-1) outscored Garfield (9-2, 4-1) 37-19 in the second half to take home a win. The Eagles were led by Kristen Gill with 21 points and Imana Snyder with 15 points. Ne’Syiah Taylor led Valley Christian with 11 rebounds and Asia Jones had 10 rebounds.
Garfield was led by Makenna Lawrence with a game-high 22 points and 12 rebounds while Grace Mills had 14 points and three assists.
Garfield outreounded Valley, 30-24, and had more assists with 14 to eight but neither were enough to get the win.
≤ WARREN G. HARDING 65, JEFFERSON 49: WARREN — Consistent scoring and defense propelled Warren G. Harding to a home win over Jefferson.
Warren G. Harding (7-4) was led by Brayleonna Woods with 20 points including three 3-pointers and three assists. Kamarah Bender led the Raiders with 18 rebounds. Toni Donaldson also helped with 13 points, five steals and three assists.
Jefferson was led by Hannah Root with 17 points with all four of the Falcons threes and three assists. Maddy Hitchcock finished with 10 points and seven rebounds.
Harding outrebounded Jefferson, 50-33, and also snagged 20 steals to Jefferson’s six.
≤ LAKEVIEW 50, EDGEWOOD 20: CORTLAND — Lakeview jumped out to an 18-0 lead after one quarter and rolled over Ashtabula Edgewood in a non-conference game.
Annie Pavlansky scored 21 points to lead the Bulldogs (6-8) and Tiffany Bartholomew had six points and 11 rebounds.
Lakeview led 31-9 at halftime and 44-11 after three quarters.
≤ LaBRAE 74, CAMPBELL 45: CAMPBELL — LaBrae took a big halftime lead, 45-19, and that was all it needed to get a good road win over Campbell in All-American Conference Blue Tier action.
LaBrae (4-7, 2-3) used a balanced scoring attack. Hannah Hill led the Vikings with 16 points while Alexis Huscroft had 12 and Jenna Reppart had 10. Huscroft and Hill both hit two 3-pointers in the game.
Campbell was led by Selena Lopez with 26 points on 12 made shots. She hit a three while India Armour hit the other two for six points.
Both teams combined to shot 10-28 from the free throw line.
≤ BADGER 65, CHALKER 48: KINSMAN — Badger used the 3-point line to its advantage as it got a nice Northeastern Athletic Conference win over Chalker.
Badger led just 27-22 at halftime but Chalker couldn;t capitalize.
Badger (7-4, 4-3) hit seven threes on the night as Haylee Mott buried five of them with a team-high 18 points. Three other girls got in double figures for the Braves with Camryn Zec (14), Chloe Flowers (11) and Brooke Morgan (10).
Chalker (6-3, 3-2) was led by Courtney Warnick with 20 points including eight made free throws. Shae Keeley scored 10 points as the Wildcats only other girl in double figures. Both teams hit 10 free throws.
≤ LORDSTOWN 57, HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN 19: LORDSTOWN — Lordstown got out to a quick start as it got the win over Heartland Christian.
Lordstown (9-3) has now won eight games in a row. Lordstown led 34-9 at halftime The Red Devils were led by three girls in double figures. Kaylynn Higginbotham (11), Kellee Applegate (10) and Jordan Beach (10) all led the chrage.
Heartland Christian was led by Jana Croyts with seven points including the Lions only 3-pointer.
≤ CRESTVIEW 44, GIRARD 32: GIRARD — Crestview gave up just two points in the second quarter and that was all it needed against Girard.
Crestview (9-3) played a good defensive game and got good offesnive contributions. Krista Perry led the Rebels with 11 points and Haley Eskra had 10.
Girard (2-9) has now lost six straight games. The Indians were led by Samantha Cave had 10 points while Sophie Strollo hit both of Girard’s threes for six points.
Cretsview struggled from the free throw line but hit two more thress than Girard.
≤ CANFIELD 73, HUBBARD 23: HUBBARD — Canfield handed Hubbard its eighth straight loss as it played great defense throughout the game.
Canfield (9-3) got out to a good start on both ends and led 37-13 at halftime. The Cardinals were led by three girls in double figures. Serena Sammarone (14), Ashley Veneroso (13) and Jill Baker (11) led the Cards,
Hubbard (1-8) couldn’t find a rhythm. Hannah Kist led the Eagles with eight points includign both of the team’s 3-pointers.
Canfield hit five threes to Hubbard’s two and also hit more free throws with 12 to Hubbard’s one.