Dawson breaks record in win over Eagles
YOUNGSTOWN – Brooke Dawson broke a decade-old rebounding record in Maplewood’s 63-28 win over Youngstown Christian.
Dawson grabbed 13 rebounds, giving her 755 rebounds over her career. That surpassed the previous school record set by 2002 graduate Christen Clemson, who corralled 753 during her career at Maplewood.
Miranda Sloan scored 15 points, Dawson had 13 points, Ryley Urchek contributed another 12 and Morgan Hansel added 10 more for the Rockets, who are 16-2 and face Mathews on Thursday.
Kayla Rios paced the Eagles with 11 points.
BADGER 59, LEDGEMONT 44: VERNON – The Braves pulled away in the fourth quarter for a Northeastern Athletic Conference win over the Redskins.
Badger (11-8, 3-8) needed a big effort from Taylor Kramar in the third quarter, as the junior drained three 3-pointers and scored 11 of her team’s 15 points in the period in order to preserve a slim six-point lead going into the final quarter. In the final frame, the Braves outscored Ledgemont, 18-9, to eventually push the lead to double digits.
Kramar paced Badger with a game-high 23 points, while Harlee Logan and Izabella Armstrong contributed 10 points each.
NEWTON FALLS 53, GARFIELD 37: NEWTON FALLS – The Tigers rode a hot start from Brooke Barreca to a non-conference win over the G-Men on Monday.
Despite Barreca scoring 11 of Newton Falls’ 14 first-quarter points, the Tigers (15-4) entered the second quarter with a three-point lead, but Newton Falls blew the game wide open in the second, outscoring Garfield, 19-5. From there, Newton Falls cruised to the win.
Barreca finished with a double-double, dropping a game-high 26 points and snatching 13 rebounds.
Lauren Jones led the G-Men with 11 points, and Madisson Geddes added 10 in the losing effort.
AUSTINTOWN FITCH 53, WEST BRANCH 47: AUSTINTOWN – The Warriors pulled to within two points in the fourth quarter, but the Falcons managed to pull out a non-conference win.
Fitch (17-1) took a four-point lead out of the first quarter, but didn’t manage to build off the lead after that, with West Branch (17-4) winning the second quarter by two and Fitch winning the third and fourth quarters by three and one, respectively. Megan Sefcik paced the Falcons with 16 points, while Sarah Melfe added 11.
Scoring her 1,000th career point in the second quarter, junior Melinda Trimmer amassed a game-high 24 for the Warriors.
WINDHAM 64, BRISTOL 39: WINDHAM – The Bombers’ Jessica Isler exploded for 41 points in a rout of the Panthers in NAC action.
Windham (12-4, 7-4) jumped out to a 17-point halftime lead thanks in large part to Isler’s 30-point performance over the first two quarters. The junior connected on five 3-pointers in the game and collected nine steals.
Kylie Stoneman paced Bristol with 18 points.
PYMATUNING VALLEY 82, CHALKER 22: ANDOVER – Geena Gabriel scored a career-high 31 points as the Lakers handled the Wildcats in Northeastern Athletic Conference play.
Gabriel’s former career-high was 29, set earlier this year against Mathews.
Megan Stech had 12 points and 10 rebounds, while Rebecca Dillon added 10 for Pymatuning Valley (18-0).
Shelby Cameron led Chalker (3-13) with eight points.
Thursday, PV hosts Windham. The varsity-only game starts at 6 p.m. Also on Thursday, Berkshire travels to Chalker. This varsity-only game begins at 7:30 p.m.
LEETONIA 33, McDONALD 31: McDONALD – McDonald missed a game-winning 3-pointer with 6 seconds left. Then, Leetonia snagged the rebound and ran out the clock.
Emily Schneider led the Bears with 10 points, while Jaydin Stellmar paced McDonald (1-18, 1-12 Inter Tri-County League, Division II) with 10 points.
Thursday, McDonald is at Columbiana.
LAKEVIEW 89, HUBBARD 33: CORTLAND – Alli Pavlik tied a school record, held by many people, with six 3-pointers en route to her 30-point night as the Bulldogs rolled past the Eagles.
Callie Schmitt added a double-double for Lakeview (18-1) with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Laney Lytle and Jensen Silbaugh each added 10 points for the Bulldogs, who bounced back from Saturday’s loss at Pymatuning Valley.
Melissa Thomas led Hubbard with eight points.
Thursday, Lakeview travels to Jefferson.
LaBRAE 65, NILES 40: LEAVITTSBURG – Lauren Rutherford had 15 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Vikings past the Red Dragons.
Maddie Kiser added 15 points, while Angelica Parker added 10.
Sara Marz led Niles with 16 points.
SHAW 65, HARDING 44: EAST CLEVELAND – Chelsea Dipaolo paced the Raiders with 17 points and Maya Bell had 12 points and 16 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough for the Raiders as they couldn’t hold off the Cardinals.
Bush led Shaw with 10 points.
LORDSTOWN 63, MATHEWS 37: VIENNA – Marlena Liming and Sarah Cash combined for 38 points to lead the Red Devils past the Mustangs.
Cash had 20 points, while Liming added 18 for Lordstown.
Danya Ellis paced Mathews with 13 points.
GRAND VALLEY 63, EDGEWOOD 45: ASHTABULA – Chris Futty had 19 points, and Jessica Vormelker added 17 as the Mustangs beat the Warriors.
Taylor Diemer lead Edgewood with 11 points and 10 rebounds, while Carrie Pascarella had 11.
Wednesday, Grand Valley hosts Ledgemont.
JACKSON-MILTON 53, MINERAL RIDGE 34: NORTH JACKSON – Rebecca Jones scored 18 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to help the Blue Jays win an Inter Tri-County League, Division I matchup over Mineral Ridge.
Jackson-Milton dominated the first half, taking a 35-14 lead. Madison Tomaino scored 11 of her 18 in the first half for Jackson-Milton (11-7). Jones added to her big night with eight steals and four assists.
Mineral Ridge’s Alyssa Harkins led all scorers with 19. She was the only Ram to reach double figures.
Jackson-Milton plays at United on Thursday.
POLAND 47, CHAMPION 44: CHAMPION – Free throws proved to be the difference as Poland held on in a non-conference clash with Champion.
Poland (7-12) shot 11 of 18 from the free-throw line, while Champion (4-15) made four of six. Korinna Sherman registered a game-high 16 points for the Bulldogs, who led by one entering the fourth quarter and outscored Champion, 11-9, in the final 8 minutes.
Anna Hill and Kelly Robinson scored 12 points each for the Golden Flashes.
BOARDMAN 50, URSULINE 29: BOARDMAN – The Spartans held Ursuline to one point in the third quarter to pull away for a non-conference victory.
Boardman outscored the Irish, 13-1, in the third quarter to pad its 24-16 halftime lead. The Spartans’ Kelly Tomsanik led everyone with 22 points, and Jenna Ruczek added 10 for Boardman.
Tanaya Beacham paced Ursuline with 11 points.
JOHN F. KENNEDY 66, YOUNGSTOWN CHRISTIAN 49: WARREN – Kennedy recorded its fourth win of the season in a non-conference matchup with Youngstown Christian.
Zackary Usher led the way with 16 points and 16 rebounds. Isaac Carrino dropped 13, and Preston Caparanis chipped in with 12 for Kennedy, which is now 4-10.
Paris Bennett paced Youngstown Christian with 15 point, while Darien Townsend added 14 in the losing effort.
Kennedy returns to action Friday against Holy Name.
MATHEWS 78, BLOOMFIELD 39: NORTH BLOOMFIELD – The Mustangs cruised to a Northeastern Athletic Conference win over the Cardinals on Monday.
Mathews (7-8, 5-5) had 10 players make the scoresheet, starting with Wyatt Ford’s game-high 21 points. Cobie Pratt and Jeremy Forsythe each contributed 11, while Wade Sharp had 10.
Cody Turner led Bloomfield (0-14, 0-10) with 15 points.