Bristol beats Lordstown in overtime
BRISTOLVILLE – Bristol outscored Lordstown 7-4 in overtime to defeat Lordstown 59-56 in overtime.
Lordstown jumped out to a 13-7 lead, and took a 26-23 lead into halftime.
But the Panthers chipped away, keeping up with Lordstown in the third quarter and outscoring them 10-7 in the fourth, forcing the extra period.
Kylie Stoneman led Bristol (13-5, 7-4) with 21 points, while Laurin Elza had 12 points.
Allyson Jones had 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Panthers, while Abbie Pate added eight points and 14 boards.
Sarah Cash paced Lordstown with 28 points.
Bristol’s victory makes the NAC interesting going into the final games of the season.
Lordstown will face Maplewood on Saturday in a makeup game from earlier this season. If Lordstown wins, it will clinch the West Division. Also, a Red Devils’ victory on Saturday also will help Maplewood, which is trailing Pymatuning Valley in the East Division.
HOWLAND 57, POLAND 44: POLAND – The Tigers jumped out to a huge first quarter lead and went on to beat the Bulldogs in an All-American Conference, American Division matchup.
Gabby Cvengros led Howland (9-7, 4-4) in the first, making her first six shots and recording 12 of her game-high 25 points in the quarter. She grabbed 11 rebounds to finish with a double-double.
Cvengros’ output looked even more impressive in relation to Poland’s offensive struggles, with the Bulldogs (11-6, 3-5) not recording a field goal until the 6:39 mark in the second quarter. Kasie Serich led Poland with 11 points.
WESTERN RESERVE 43, McDONALD 25: McDONALD – April Lude had 12 points and two 3-pointers to lead Western Reserve past McDonald.
Sara Joseph led McDonald (1-13) with 12 points.
Monday, McDonald hosts Sebring.
NEWTON FALLS 63, LaBRAE 40: NEWTON FALLS – Gabrielle Kline had six of her 12 points in the fourth quarter as the Tigers pulled past the Vikings, 17-8.
King had 10 rebounds, along with Brooke Barreca, who added 14 points. Danielle King added 13 points for Newton Falls (14-1, 7-0 All-American Conference, National Division).
The Tigers are four wins shy of tying their school record for wins in a season, set two seasons ago when Newton Falls went 18-4.
Ashlee Stubbs led LaBrae (8-7, 2-5) with 15 points.
Monday, the Tigers are at Brookfield.
HUBBARD 49, NILES 36: HUBBARD – Emily Manion had 14 points, while Amanda Irwin added 12 to pace the Eagles past the Red Dragons.
Dana Hughes led Niles with eight points.
SOUTH RANGE 69, MINERAL RIDGE 21: CANFIELD – Lexi Naples had a game-high 20 points to lead South Range past Mineral RIdge in this Inter-Tri-County League, Upper Tier game.
South Range improves to 9-6, 8-2, while Mineral Ridge drops to 2-14, 0-10.
Peyton Allen led the Rams with 10 points.
CANFIELD 63, FITCH 57: CANFIELD – Canfield held off a furious second-half Fitch rally in this All-American Conference, American Division game.
Canfield, which is undefeated in the conference, held a 34-16 halftime lead before Fitch rallied in the second half with a 41-29 advantage.
Megan Sefcik led Fitch (13-4, 6-2) with a game-high 21 points, while Mara Bianco added 11.
Rachel Tinkey paced Canfield (16-1, 8-0) with 17 points, while Sabrina Mangapora added 16. Paige Baker added 11.
JACKSON-MILTON 58, LISBON 55: NORTH JACKSON – The Blue Jays erased a seven-point deficit in the fourth quarter to pull off the come-from-behind win over the Blue Devils in a Inter Tri-County League, Upper Tier contest.
Becca Jones led the fourth-quarter charge for Jackson-Milton (11-4, 6-4), dropping eight of her 20 points in the final quarter. Zaina Sahli added nine of her 18 points in the final eight minutes.
Sarah Boyd paced Lisbon with 20 points.
MAPLEWOOD 64, LEDGEMONT 36: THOMPSON – Allison Bell dropped a game-high 23 points, and Brooke Dawson added 18 as the Rockets took care of business Thursday against Ledgemont.
Going into halftime with a seven-point lead, Maplewood (12-3) used a 21-point third quarter performance to pull away from Ledgemont (8-8). From that point, the Rockets cruised to the win.
Olivia Sidley led the Redskins with 11 points.
The Rockets return to action Saturday at Lordstown.
GIRARD 48, LIBERTY 37: LIBERTY – The Indians held the Leopards to 22 points in the first three quarters to cruise to an All-American Conference, National Division win on Thursday.
Girard took a comfortable 17-point lead going into the fourth, thanks in large part to the defense and Bree Bishop. Bishop recorded a double-double, scoring a game-high 17 points and grabbing 16 rebounds.
Leah Leshnack paced Liberty with 16 points, while Shamara Golden scored 11 and Rachel Crum added 10.
URSULINE 62, EAST LIVERPOOL 48: YOUNGSTOWN – Ursuline forced 10 East Liverpool turnovers as the Irish took an 18-5 lead in the second quarter and never looked back.
Sydney Beasley had seven of her game-high 30 points in the second quarter for Ursuline (6-10), which outscored East Liverpool 18-5 in that quarter.
Tanaya Beacham added 10 of her 17 points in the fourth quarter.
Nikayla Edgell led East Liverpool (7-10) with 15 points.
Next Thursday, Ursuline is at St. Thomas Aquinas.
– TRIBUNE CHRONICLE