High school roundup
GIRARD 64, MATHEWS 36: VIENNA – Bree Bishop recorded a double-double, as the Indians picked up a non-conference win over the Mustangs.
The junior forward dropped 16 points and grabbed 19 rebounds for Girard, and Miranda Boyle drained five 3-pointers to post a game-high 23 points.
Dayna Ellis led Mathews (8-13) with 14 points.
SALEM 65, YOUNGSTOWN CHRISTIAN 41: BOARDMAN – Katherine Stiff drained eight 3-pointers to lead the Quakers to a definitive over the Eagles.
Stiff had a game-high 29 points thanks to her efforts from beyond the arc. Salem (8-12) controlled the second and third quarters, outscoring Youngstown Christian (10-9) 39-14 over that 16-minute span.
Kayla Rios paced the Eagles with 11 points.
BADGER 64, MINERAL RIDGE 55: KINSMAN – Taylor Kramer recorded a double-double, as she and Harlee Logan combined for half of the Braves points in a win over the Rams.
Both Kramer and Logan each scored 16 points, while Kramer grabbed 11 rebounds for her double-double. Badger (7-15) held off a charging Mineral Ridge team, despite the Rams’ (2-20) 19-of-26 effort from the charity stripe.
Mineral Ridge’s Alyssa Harken dropped a game-high 23 points on the Braves, going 10 of 14 on free throws.
Badger returns to action Feb. 19 against Mathews in Rootstown for a sectional semifinal matchup.
CANFIELD 50, WARREN G. HARDING 33: WARREN – The Cardinals jumped out to a 13-point lead and cruised over to a win over the Raiders on Monday night.
Canfield spread the scoring around, with three players reaching double figures. Sabrina Mangapora led the Cardinals with 14 points, while Rachel Tinkey and Abby Baker drained seven combined 3s to add 13 and 12 points, respectively.
Moesha Parks paced Harding with nine points.
POLAND 71, CAMPBELL 22: POLAND – After a slow start, the Bulldogs routed the Red Devils in a non-conference contest.
Coming out of the first quarter with a five-point lead, Poland (13-8) proceeded to outscore Campbell by 44 points over the final three. Aleah Hughes led the way for the Bulldogs, going for 20 points. Kasie Serich added 18.
Brittany Williams scored 17 points for the Red Devils in the losing effort.
SPRINGFIELD 52, LIBERTY 50: LIBERTY – The Leopards’ late charge against the Tigers fell just short at home.
Down 13 points going into the final quarter, Liberty outscored Springfield 17-6 to pull just two points shy of sending the game into overtime. Shamara Golden scored seven of her game-high 16 points to lead the charge for the Leopards.
Liberty rued the missed opportunities from the foul line. The team went 12 of 29 from the charity stripe, including a 6-of-20 mark in the first three quarters.
Alexa Packard, Baylee Felger and Callie Ford paced the Tigers with 11 points each.
LaBRAE 60, SOUTHINGTON 31: SOUTHINGTON – Following a close first quarter, the Vikings pulled away in the second and went on to beat the Wildcats on the road.
LaBrae outscored Southington in the second quarter by 12 points, giving itself a 16-point lead going into the break. LaBrae then held Southington to seven points in both the third and fourth quarters to seal the win.
Ashlee Stubbs paced the Vikings with 22 points, while Shelby Cameron led the Wildcats with 16 points.
LORDSTOWN 59, GARFIELD 36: LORDSTOWN – Sarah Cash had 20 of her game-high 26 points in the second and third quarters as the Red Devils beat the G-Men.
Cash scored nine in the second quarter and 11 in the third for Lordstown (17-4).
Mary Bennett and Sydney Negro each added 10 for the Red Devils, which hosts LaBrae on Thursday.
Lindsey Jones and Becky Kirk each added eight for Garfield.
NEWTON FALLS 62, BERKSHIRE 30: NEWTON FALLS – The Tigers erupted for 24 points in the second quarter, opening up a lead they didn’t relinquish in a non-conference affair with Berkshire.
Newton Falls (18-3) trailed, 13-11, after one quarter, but Brooke Barreca and Danielle King each registered eight points in the second, when the Tigers went on a 24-8 run. Barreca led four players in double figures with 14 points and posted a double-double with 12 rebounds. King was next with 11, while Hannah Zelle and Alissa Abraham each added 10 or Newton Falls, which hit eight 3s in the game.
The Tigers host Maplewood on Thursday.
Peyton Neumore paced Berkshire (10-9) with 13 points.
LEDGEMONT 61, BLOOMFIELD 43: NORTH BLOOMFIELD – Ledgemont erased a five-point halftime deficit with a dominant second half to topple Bloomfield in a Northeastern Athletic Conference clash.
Bloomfield (1-15) went up 28-23 in the first half, but the Redskins’ Devin Rupinski and Dick Zivny each scored 10 in the second half, and Ledgemont ended up outscoring the Cardinals, 38-15, in the final two quarters.
Rupinski led the Redskins with 14 points, while Zivny and Steven Conklin added 12 apiece.
Ian Clarion and Coty Turner each scored 11 for Bloomfield, which hosts Grand Valley on Friday.