Harding, Niles win; Fitch tops Howland
¯ WARREN G. HARDING 51, AKRON EAST 48: AKRON — Warren G. Harding used a big third quarter to get ahead while almost giving up the win in the fourth quarter over Akron East.
Warren G. Harding (10-6) was led by Brayleonna Woods with 18 points and three steals. Indea Phillips grabbed nine rebounds and Kamarah Bender dished out four assists.
Akron East was led by Jada Maxwell with 18 points and 16 rebounds. G’Vahn Pace had four steals on the night.
¯ AUSTINTOWN FITCH 45, HOWLAND 37: HOWLAND — Austintown Fitch went into Howland and got a much-neede win in All-American Conference Red Tier play.
With about 2:30 to go, Howland (14-4, 9-2) cut the deficit to 1 but Jada Lazaro came up clutch with seven points including 3 of 4 from the free throw line. Lazaro finished with 18 points for the Falcons (12-7, 8-3).
Howland was led by Mackenzie Maze with a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds. Ka’Rina Mallory finished with nine points and three steals.
Fitch was also led by Sabria Hunter with 12 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks. Fitch had 10 blocks on the night.
¯ CANFIELD 71, LAKEVIEW 42: CORTLAND — Behind Serena Sammarone’s 25 points, Canfield got the win over Lakeview in All-American Conference Red Tier action.
Canfield (14-3, 11-0) clinched the AAC Red Tier with the win. The Cardinals were led by Sammarone with 25 points, Grace Mangapora with 11 points and Jill Baker with 10 points.
Lakeview (7-10, 4-7) was led by Annie Pavlanksy with 17 points and Lindsay Carnahan with nine points.
¯ CHAMPION 55, GIRARD 21: GIRARD — Champion held a 34-12 lead and never had to worry from there against Girard in All-American Conference Blue Tier action.
Champion (14-3, 9-3) was led by Megan Turner with 16 points, Allison Smith with 12 points and Emma Gumont with eight points.
Girard (4-14, 1-9) was led by Lindsay Cave with four points.
The Golden Flashes have now won three-straight games.
¯ LaBRAE 81, CAMPBELL 38: LEAVITTSBURG — LaBrae took control from the start as it beat Campbell in All-American Conference Blue Tier play.
LaBrae (4-11, 3-7) was led by Olivia Williams with 17 points, Alexis Huscroft with 13, and Hannah Hill with 12 points.
Campbell was led by India Armour with 18 points on six 3-pointer.s and Selena Lopez with eight points.
¯ NILES 51, LIBERTY 44: NILES — Niles got a big road win over Liberty in non-conference play.
Niles (9-11, 6-6) was led by three girls with 11 points: Aneziah Fryer, Emma Dellinger and Kenzi Johnston. Lindsay Hayes finished with seven points and 14 rebounds.
Liberty (12-5, 9-3) was led by Sydney Duncan with 15 points and Nysa Gilchrist with nine points.
Both teams combined to shoot 25 of 55 from the free throw line.
¯ POLAND 75, EDGEWOOD 11: POLAND — Poland led from the start in a big win against Edgewood in All-American Conference White Tier play.
Poland (15-4, 10-1) was led by Sarah Bury with 18 points, eight steals, seven assists and six rebounds. Jackie Grisdale had 12 points with four rebounds.
¯ JEFFERSON 71, HUBBARD 30: JEFFERSON — Jefferson led 18-1 after the first quarter and then led 36-12 at halftime in a leage win over Hubbard in All-American Conference White Tier play.
Jefferson was led by Maddie Bean with 17 points, Hannah Root with 13 points and Maddy Hitchcock with 12 points.
Hubbard (4-13, 3-8) was led by Madison Casey with 18 points. No other girl scored more than two points for the Eagles.
¯ MINERAL RIDGE 55, CHALKER 33: MINERAL RIDGE — Chalker led, 14-12, after the first quarter. Mineral Ridge then outscored it 43-19 the rest of the game.
Mineral RIdge was led by Taryn Kolesar with 24 points and Alexa Harkins with 17 points.
Chalker was led by Courtney Warnick with 21 points.
¯ JACKSON-MILTON 48, GARFIELD 42: GARRETTSVILLE — Jackson-Milton outscored Garfield, 34-20, in the second half to get the road win over Garfield in non-conference play.
Jackson-Milton (17-1) was led by Michaelina Terranova with 20 points and three assist. Ashley Cameron grabbed 10 rebounds in the win.
Garfield was led by Makenna Lawrence with 10 points, 11 rebounds and three assists.
Jackson-Milton outrebounded Garfield, 30-29.