Basketball roundup

Girls district finals

SOUTH RANGE 50, URSULINE 39: STRUTHERS – The Raiders used a big advantage at the charity stripe to clinch a DIvision III district title over the Fighting Irish.

South Range went 19 of 32 from the line, including an 11-of-15 performance by Morgan Czopur. Czopur finished with a game-high 19 points. Ashley Sharp contributed 10 points to the cause.

Simone Comer paced Ursuline with 17 points, nine of which she scored in the third frame.

South Range squares off with Smithville on Wednesday at Cuyahoga Falls High School in a regional semifinal. Game starts at 6:15 p.m.

WESTERN RESERVE 48, COLUMBIANA 39: MINERAL RIDGE – The Blue Devils held the Clippers to 22 points through three quarters in a Division IV district final win.

Aleah Hughes had a double-double for Western Reserve (20-6), grabbing 13 rebounds and totaling a game-high 15 points. Tory White and Rachel Maslach added 11 points apiece to complement Hughes.

Mollie Donnelly dropped 13 points for Columbiana (23-3), while Emily Witmer and Baylie Mook had 11 and 10, respectively.

The Blue Devils will face Zanesville Bishop Rosecrans at Massillon Perry on Thursday. Game starts at 8 p.m.

Boys sectional finals

CANFIELD 62, HUBBARD 48: CANFIELD – Leading by just two points at halftime, the Cardinals outscored the Eagles, 19-6, in the third quarter to pull away in a Division II sectional final.

Brady Clark led the way in the third, totaling six of his 12 points in the frame. Andrew Midgley tallied 8 of his game-high 15 in the fourth period, when Canfield (19-4) beat Hubbard, 19-10.

Darnell Tate paced the Eagles with 10 in the losing effort.

Canfield plays Cardinal Mooney next Thursday at Warren G. Harding High School. The game starts at 7 p.m.

GREEN 46, AUSTINTOWN FITCH 44: AUSTINTOWN – The Falcons’ fourth-quarter comeback bid fell short against the Bulldogs in a Division I sectional final.

Green held a five-point lead over Fitch (18-5) before the Falcons won the fourth, 11-8. Jessie Driver scored four in the final frame and amassed a game-high 21 points for Fitch.

The Bulldogs had three players reach double figures, led by Carson Corle with 17 points. Austin Marciniak and Nick Reale chipped in with 11 each.

CARDINAL MOONEY 75, CRESTWOOD 42: YOUNGSTOWN – The Cardinals took an eight-point lead after the first quarter and never looked back in a Division II sectional final win over the Red Devils.

Joe Cunningham connected on four 3-pointers and amassed a game-high 22 points to lead Cardinal Mooney (14-8), which moves on to face Canfield at Harding High School next Thursday at 7 p.m.

Andrew Armstrong chipped in with 15, while Mark Handel had another 14 in the win.

POLAND 84, STRUTHERS 52: POLAND – The Bulldogs jumped out to a 13-point lead after the first quarter and cruised to a Division II sectional final win over rival Struthers.

Poland (21-2) shot 50 percent from beyond the arc, draining 10 3-pointers throughout the game. Dan Black and Kyle Dixon connected on three 3s each, with Black totaling a game-high 19 points and Dixon totaling 15 points. Jake Wolfe chipped in with another 12.

Ray’Quan Phifer paced the Wildcats, who finished the season with an 8-15 record, by scoring 18 points.

The top-seeded Bulldogs face Ravenna in a district semifinal at Harding High School on Wednesday. Game starts at 7 p.m.