Bristol stays perfect with win over Jackson-Milton
BRISTOLVILLE – The Panthers picked up their 20th win of the season as they breezed past Jackson-Milton, 75-36.
Bristol rushed to a 21-3 first-quarter lead – which Jackson-Milton could not recover from.
Johnny Simcox scored 15 for Bristol and Chad Oliver scored 14 on the night. Brandon Mitchell scored 10 for Jackson-Milton.
The Panthers have two games left to become the first Trumbull County team to ever go 22-0. They will play their last home game of the year on Friday against Mathews. Following that, the Panthers will finish up the season on Feb. 19 against Southington in a makeup from a postponed game earlier in the season.
BROOKFIELD 66, CHAMPION 38: BROOKFIELD – Brookfield used the first and third quarters to trek past Champion.
Brookfield led 19-7 after the first quarter and used a 20-3 third quarter to increase the advantage over the Flashes.
Jeremy Quinlan hurt Champion, scoring 30 points on the night- 10 of the points came in the first quarter. Jimmy Quinlan and Collin Harkulich added 12 for the Warriors.
Champion’s Chris Miller led the Flashes with 11, Ross Linger and Clay Hall netted 10 each.
HOWLAND 62, LAKEVIEW 43: HOWLAND – The offensive performance of Brendan Cope helped Howland pick up its seventh win of the season.
Cope scored 24 points for the Tigers, Arbie Murray and Reece Bogan each scored eight points.
Brandon Bensing and Ryan Pishotti recorded nine points for Lakeview.
BADGER 61, MINERAL RIDGE 54: – Facing a first-half deficit, Badger came back to earn the victory.
Badger was down by eight at halftime, and used a 21-3 third quarter to rally. Mineral Ridge’s three points in the third came on free throws.
Brandon Bates led the scoring charge for Badger, pouring in 23. Matt Kramel chipped in with 19 for the Braves.
Zac Hagy scored 24 for Mineral Ridge, Nathan Palmer and Ryan Nutter contributed 10 points for the Rams.
GIRARD 54, STRUTHERS 52: STRUTHERS – It came down to the final seconds, and Girard broke the hearts of the Struthers crowd.
Evan Standohar hit a clutch go-ahead field goal with 1.5 seconds left in the game.
Craig Randall scored 16 for Girard and Standohar posted 13. Ray’Quan Pfifer and Temeko Holness each scored 17 for Struthers.
MARLINGTON 69, AUSTINTOWN FITCH 53: MARLINGTON – Fitch hit the road and was unable to contain Marlington’s Lucas Strouble.
Marlington had the advantage from the start, as it led 22-7 after the first quarter.
Alec Disrancesco scored 17 for Fitch, Gabe Chepke scored 12 and Jessie Driver scored 10 for the Falcons.
Strouble was on fire for Marlington as he scored 34 points-18 of those came in the first quarter.
CARDINAL MOONEY 62, HUBBARD 34: CARDINAL MOONEY – Cardinal Mooney used a big second quarter to guide it to a victory.
Leading 17-14 after the first quarter, Mooney used a 20-2 second quarter to power its way past Hubbard.
Mark Handel dropped 17 for Mooney and Jordan Thomson scored 20 for Hubbard.
NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL LATIN 55, URSULINE 50: YOUNGSTOWN – Notre Dame Cathedral Latin held off a late run by the Fighting Irish to win a non-conference matchup.
Ursuline (9-9) trailed by nine entering the fourth quarter but cut it to a one-point deficit. The Lions (13-6) bumped their lead back up and pulled away from the free-throw line, going 10 of 16 from the charity stripe in the fourth.
Ryan Strollo paced the Fighting Irish with 20 points. Kevin Jackson added 11 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double, and Desmond McElroy contributed 10 points. Ursuline plays at Boardman on Friday.
John Cirillo scored 10 of NDCL’s 11 points in the second quarter. He finished with a game-high 25 points.
JOHN F. KENNEDY 66, SOUTHINGTON 39: WARREN – Luke Keck had a strong first half, leading John F. Kennedy to its first win since Dec. 21.
Keck scored 15 of his game-high 21 points in the first half. Also, 12 of his points came from behind the 3-point line.
Also for Kennedy, Dominic Naples scored 12 points. The Eagles are now 4-15 on the season.
Tommy Hall paced Southington with 12 points. Brendan Baugher added 10.
LOWELLVILLE 76, MATHEWS 60: VIENNA – A third-quarter offensive power outrage sank the Mustangs in a non-conference contest against the Rockets.
Down three points coming out of halftime, Mathews (8-12) managed six points in the third quarter, while Lowellville dropped 18 points on the Mustangs.
Nick Ballone recorded a game-high 27 points for the Rockets, while Paolo DePasquale added 17 points.
The Mustangs had four players reach double figures in the losing effort. Aaron Suchanek paced Mathews with 16 points, Tommy Sharp had 15, Cobie Pratt added 12 and Wyatt Ford put up 11.