Girls basketball roundup
STRUTHERS 55, CARDINAL MOONEY 27: AUSTINTOWN – McKenna Shives and Ashleigh Ryan combined for 15 of Struthers’ points in the second quarter as the Wildcats pulled away from Cardinal Mooney in the third quarter 25-9 during Monday’s Division II sectional semifinal at Austintown Fitch High School.
Shives paced third-seeded Struthers with 13 points, while Ryan added 12.
Jamie DiDomenico and Jaclyn Yankle each paced Cardinal Mooney with nine points each.
The Wildcats take on Crestwood in a sectional final Thursday starting at 7:30 p.m.
CANFIELD 60, SALEM 33: AUSTINTOWN – Rachel Tinkey had nine of her 13 points in the second quarter as the Cardinals pulled past the Quakers in this Division II sectional semifinal at Austintown Fitch High School.
Sabrina Mangapora paced top-seeded Canfield with 16 points, while Abby Baker added 15.
Lindsay Foster and Megan Lehwald each led Salem with nine points.
The Cardinals play Niles in Saturday’s sectional final starting at 1 p.m.
LISBON 56, YOUNGSTOWN CHRISTIAN 51: CANFIELD – Pam Pierce had seven of her game-high 26 points in the fourth quarter as the Blue Devils held off the Eagles in this Division IV sectional semifinal at South Range High School.
Lisbon (12-10) held a 39-31 lead going into the fourth quarter.
Sarah Boyd added 10 for the Blue Devils, who will play Jackson-Milton in Saturday’s sectional final starting at 1 p.m.
Toi Brown paced Youngstown Christian (10-10) with 18 points.