Lamont, Flashes squeak past Hubbard in OT
HUBBARD – Gabby Lamont had eight of her 20 points in overtime to lead Champion past Hubbard, 68-65.
This was the third overtime the Golden Flashes have played in the last five days.
Champion’s Mackenzie Kiser, who is 28 points short of 1,000 in her career, had 20 points and 22 rebounds.
Kelly Robinson added 10 points for the Golden Flashes.
Melissa Thomas had 15 points to lead the Eagles, while Emily Manion added 13, Julia Clemente had 12 and Justine Goldner had 11.
Thursday, Newton Falls is at Champion.
SOUTHERN 39, McDONALD 25: SALINEVILLE – Kati Histley had 10 points, including three 3-pointers, in the first quarter to lead the Indians with an eventual game-high 24 points.
Tory Ross paced McDonald (1-12, 1-8 Inter-Tri County League, Lower Tier) with 13 points.
Thursday, the Blue Devils play at Lowellville.
CRESTVIEW 61, MINERAL RIDGE 44: COLUMBIANA – Ashley Harrison had a game-high 40 points with all of her three 3-pointers coming in the second half for the Rebels (7-1 ITCL, Upper Tier).
Alyssa Harkins paced Mineral Ridge (1-12, 0-8) with 21 points, while Chasity Digman added 14.
Thursday, Mineral Ridge hosts Lisbon.
GIRARD 42, BADGER 34: GIRARD – Bree Bishop had 14 points and 21 rebounds to lead the Indians past the visiting Braves.
Miranda Boyle added 12 points for Girard.
Cheyanne Dickson, Harlee Logan and Izabella Armstrong each had eight points for Badger.
LaBRAE 68, NILES 37: NILES – Ashlee Stubbs had 19 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Vikings past the Red Dragons.
Maddie Kiser added 19 points for LaBrae.
Dana Hughes paced Niles with seven points.
WINDHAM 44, MARLINGTON 41: WINDHAM – Jessica Isler had 15 points, while Brittany Knight added 11 to pace the Bombers (9-6) past the Dukes (1-12).
Morgan Penird led Marlington with 12 points.
BRISTOL 61, LEDGEMONT 55: BRISTOL – Despite injury problems, the Panthers managed to jump out to a double-digit lead and hold on against Ledgemont in a Northeastern Athletic Conference game.
With center Allyson Jones and guard Lindsey Elza out for Bristol (10-5, 5-4) with a sprained ankle and a sprained back, respectively, the Panthers took another hit when Megan Adams left early in the game.
It didn’t make too much of a difference, though, as Kylie Stoneman and Abbie Pate picked up the offensive slack. The two combined for 39 points.
Olivia Sidley led the Redskins with 14 points, while Jessica Fontana added 13.
PV 70, MATHEWS 34: ANDOVER – Michealia Skleres, Geena Gabriel, Kelsea Brown and Megan Stech each scored in double figures in the first half as the Lakers took a 45-16 halftime lead.
Four PV players, including Heather Brant, all scored in double figures to lead the Lakers in this Northeastern Athletic Conference victory.
Gabriel led all scorers with 18 points, nine rebounds and five assists. Brown scored 14 points, while Stech and Brant each had 11. Skleres added 10.
Natalie Halavick led Mathews (7-7, 4-3) with six points.
Thursday, PV is at Maplewood.
NEWTON FALLS 50, CRESTWOOD 45: MANTUA – Newton Falls held off Crestwood in the final minutes thanks to a big play by Danielle King and Brooke Barreca.
Crestwood (8-5) trimmed a nine-point deficit down to two with 30 seconds remaining, and a technical foul was then called on Newton Falls, but the Red Devils missed both free throws, and the Tigers (12-1) responded immediately. King corralled the second miss and threw a long pass down court to Barreca, who layed it in to seal the victory.
Barreca led all scorers with 18 points and earned a double-double with 11 rebounds. Victoria Workman added 10 for Newton Falls, which travels to Champion on Thursday.
LORDSTOWN 53, SOUTHINGTON 37: LORDSTOWN – The Red Devils used a big second-quarter run to mount an insurmountable lead over Southington.
Sarah Cash of Lordstown (11-2, 5-1) registered a game-high 19 points, including eight in the crucial second quarter. Sydney Negro also provided eight of her 14 in the quarter. Lordstown outscored Southington, 21-10, in the period.
Lordstown plays at 1 p.m. in Sebring on Saturday.
Shelby Cameron poured in 18 for the Wildcats.
MAPLEWOOD 50, GRAND VALLEY 39: ORWELL – Allison Bell helped Maplewood withstand a second-quarter run and then closed out Grand Valley in the second half of a Northeastern Athletic Conference victory.
Bell sank all three of her 3-pointers in the second quarter, scoring 11 of the Rockets’ 13 points, to allow Maplewood to hold a 27-21 halftime lead. The Rockets (11-2, 6-0) were up by eight at the start of the fourth quarter, and Bell, who scored 15 points, went 6 of 6 from the free-throw line to seal the victory.
Maplewood’s Miranda Sloan contributed a team-high 16 points and also added five assists. Brooke Dawson earned a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Grand Valley’s Jessica Vormelker recorded 16 points to lead the Mustangs. Kelly Preske added 12.