Homa lifts McDonald in opener

¯ MCDONALD 48, SPRINGFIELD LOCAL 37: MCDONALD — The Blue Devils won their season-opener on the strength of a Samatha Homa double-double.

Homa had a team-high 14 points, 11 rebounds and four assists. Abbie Matig, meanwhile, had eight points and 11 boards.

Hailey LaMorticella led Springfield with 13 points.

¯ LABRAE 42, LORDSTOWN 24: GARRETTSVILLE — The Vikings outscored the Red Devils, 17-2, in the second quarter to pull away.

Morgan Meyer had six baskets and hit 3 of 4 free throws for 15 points. LaBrae plays Garfield in the Thanksgiving Tournament championship game tonight.

Lordstown kept the game tied to start the second quarter but was outscored 32-9 in the second and third quarters combined. Kaylyn Higinbotham and Elena Colombo led the way with six points apiece.

¯ GARFIELD 63, STREETSBORO 42: GARRETTSVILLE — The G-Men had 32 rebounds and 18 assists in a rout of Streetsboro.

Grayson Rose had 19 points, 15 rebounds and five assists, while Makenna Lawrence added 15 points and Taylor Brown had 11. Garfield faces LaBrae in tonight’s G-Men Thanksgiving Tournament championship game.

Streetsboro was outscored 30-17 in the second-half. Bolyard made eight free throws for 15 points, while Nevels had 14 points and Starks had 11.

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