Bristol dominates Bloomfield to stay unbeaten
BRISTOLVILLE – The Panthers jumped out early and never looked back to improve to 17-0 on the season with an 80-29 victory over Bloomfield.
Bristol led 26-0 after the first quarter, and 11 different players scored for the Panthers. Chad Oliver led the way with 24 points. Brandon Lee added 18.
Coty Turner scored 16 points for Bloomfield.
Bristol’s marathon week continues Friday as it will head to Maplewood for a Northeastern Athletic Conference showdown. Then on Saturday, the Panthers will play their fourth game in seven days as they host Geneva.
URSULINE 57, KENNEDY CATHOLIC 43: YOUNGSTOWN – Three Ursuline players scored in double figures to lead the Fighting Irish to their eighth win of the season.
Ursuline jumped to a 15-5 lead and extended it after a 21-14 third quarter. A big reason for the lead was that Kennedy Catholic committed 16 turnovers, compared to five by Ursuline.
Preston Williams led the Irish with 18 points. Desmond McElroy scored 17, 15 of which came from 3-point range. Kevin Jackson added 12.
The Irish are now 8-8 on the season and will take on arch-rival Cardinal Mooney on Friday.
HUBBARD 58, LAKEVIEW 50: CORTLAND – Lakeview held the lead going into the fourth quarter, but the Eagles dominated the final frame to earn the victory.
The Bulldogs led 41-35 heading into the fourth before Hubbard ruled the quarter, outscoring Lakeview 23-9. Both Derek Kopanic and Cole Bencetic scored seven for Hubbard down the stretch. Kopancic led the Eagles with 20 points. Bencetic finished with 10.
Hubbard is now 3-15 on the season.
Tom Bell led Lakeview (4-14) with 14 points. Brandon Bensing added 12. NILES 61, CAMPBELL 50: NILES – Niles used a strong second-half performance to beat the Red Devils on Tuesday night.
After scoring 22 points in the first half, Niles (11-8) almost equaled that total in the third quarter alone with 20 points and added another 19 in the final period to seal the win.
Ray Russ paced the Red Dragons with 22 points, while D.J. Harrison led Campbell (6-12) with a game-high 25 points.
NEWTON FALLS 50, GARFIELD 49: GARRETTSVILLE – In a close game, Newton Falls was able to edge out Garfield for its eighth win of the season.
Newton Falls (8-9) trailed by five points after the first quarter and clawed its way back to get the victory.
Ozzie Hawkins had a stellar night, scoring 18 for Newton Falls. Dale Kernen and Chris Greathouse each scored nine for the Tigers.
Covey scored 13 points for Garfield, Workman added 12 and Lambert chipped in with 10 for the G-Men.
GRAND VALLEY 71, BADGER 66: KINSMAN – The Mustangs ran wild over the Braves in the fourth quarter to earn a Northeastern Athletic Conference matchup.
Grand Valley (3-12) dropped 33 points in the final period to erase a seven-point deficit. Badger (7-8) couldn’t hang with the Mustangs, recording 22 points in the fourth.
Jake Vormelker paced Grand Valley with 19 points, while Josh Kovats added 18. Badger’s Brandon Bates led all scorers with 35 points.
AUSTINTOWN FITCH 47, STRUTHERS 43: AUSTINTOWN – Despite a big game from Struthers’ Ray’Quan Pfifer, Fitch was able to get the win.
Fitch led by four points in the first quarter and was able to sustain the four-point advantage until the end.
Pfifer scored 20 points for the Eagles, hitting three 3-pointers in the loss. Dan Patrika added eight and David Stewart netted six for Struthers.
Alex Disrancesco led Fitch with 11 points, Curtis Beverly scored 10, Jessie Driver, and Quincy Higgins each scored eight in the Falcons win.
SPRINGFIELD 51, LISBON 34: LISBON – Springfield jumped all over Lisbon early and was able to notch the win.
Springfield was up 12-2 after the first quarter, and led 30-11 at the half-a deficit Lisbon was not able to rally back from.
Eoghan Bees had the hot hand for Springfield, scoring 16 points. Mark Schuler added 14, and Brandon Chamberlain tallied 11 for the Tigers.
Austin Rutecki scored nine for Lisbon and Avery Andric added six points.
CANFIELD 60, CARDINAL MOONEY 59: YOUNGSTOWN -After blowing a big first quarter lead, Canfield was able to obtain its 14th win of the season.
Canfield (14-3) led 20-5 after the first quarter, and Mooney (7-9) crept its way back into contention – but to no avail.
Marco Delorenzo scored 20 for Canfield and Andrew Midgley poured in 12 points.
Mooney’s Doug Caputo had a big game, scoring 23 points and grabbing six rebounds. Mark Handel chalked up 15 points in the loss.
EAST PALESTINE 72, MINERAL RIDGE 50: EAST PALESTINE -Mineral Ridge attempted to earn its 13th win of the season but fell short.
East Palestine (9-8) limited Ridge offensively, holding the Rams to just 23 points in the first three quarters.
East Palestine’s Austin Reiser led all scorers with 23 points. Steve Parker scored 18 and Zack MayRobb added 15.
Mineral Ridge (12-7) got 19 points from Zac Hagy. Brandon Perkins added eight and Evan Dukes scored six for the Rams.
KENSTON 63, HOWLAND 41: HOWLAND -Howland led after the first quarter but was unable to get the victory over Kenston.
Howland (10-10) was up 13-10 after the first quarter, but Kenston outscored the Tigers by a total of 42-18 in the second and third quarters to put the game out of reach.
Trisha Ginnis scored 17 points and dished out five assists for Howland. Gabby Cvengros scored seven and pulled down 13 rebounds in the Tigers loss.
Kenston (16-4) had a trio of players that scored 14 points-Taylor Bacon, Catherine Rachek and Grace Moran. Michaela Barnes added 10 in the win.
LORAIN 41, WARREN G. HARDING 32: WARREN -Harding excelled in the first half-the second half was a different story.
Harding was leading 23-16 at halftime but was shutout 11-0 in the third quarter as Lorain was able to comeback for the win.
Maya Bell led Harding with eight points and Troi Simpson scored seven for Harding. Angelina Flores dropped 17 points for Lorain, and Destiny Wilson poured in nine.