JFK’s Condoleon scores 41; Harding tops Boardman
¯ KENNEDY 69, CHALKER 58: WARREN — Caitlyn Condoleon broke her own school record for points in a game with 41, as the host Eagles defeated the Wildcats in a non-league contest.
She set the previous scoring mark of 39 as a sophomore against Cleveland Central Catholic.
Condoleon also posted a triple-double for the second game in a row, as she recorded 10 rebounds and 10 steals for Kennedy, which improved its record to 10-5. Faith Hollobaugh added 13 points and Julia Toth scored 11 points.
Chalker, which fell to 2-12, led 17-16 after the first quarter and trailed just 34-29 at halftime before getting buried by Kennedy’s 27-5 scoring margin in the third quarter. Mia Russomanno scored 20 points and Livia Rhodes added 17 for the Wildcats.
Condoleon also closed in on the all-time scoring record at Kennedy, boys or girls, as she has 1,653 career points. She will take aim at the record of 1,664 set by 2017 graduate Antonella LaMonica on Saturday when the Eagles play host to Chaney at noon.
¯ HARDING 65, BOARDMAN 31: WARREN — The host Raiders opened strong, with a 21-11 first quarter, but didn’t pull away until a 16-6 third quarter pushed a 13-point halftime lead to 46-23.
Harding remained perfect in the All-American Conference Red Tier at 4-0 and improved to 14-2 overall as Faith Burch and Kamarah Bender scored 16 points apiece and Diamond Phillips added 10 points.
The Spartans got six points apiece from Bella Martin and Raegan Burkey. Boardman remained winless in league play at 0-4 and dropped to 3-13 overall.
¯ LIBERTY 55, BROOKFIELD 25: LIBERTY — The host Leopards used a 15-3 first quarter to lead 22-12 at halftime and then pulled away with a 32-11 second half to roll to victory in a All-American Conference Blue Tier contest.
Demi Watson, Shar’Da Williamson and Cianna Smith all scored 11 points for Liberty, which increased its record to 13-3 overall and 6-1 in league play. Delia Watson and Allyson Jones both added nine points.
Sophia Hook scored 17 points to pace the Warriors, who dropped to 4-9 overall and 1-6 in the loop.
¯ LaBRAE 48, NEWTON FALLS 31: LEAVITTSBURG — The host Vikings outscored the Tigers 26-10 in the middle quarters to decide the outcome in an All-American Conference Blue Tier contest.
Jenna Reppart scored 18 points, Briley Daniels added 12 points and Paige Wilson chipped in nine points as LaBrae improved its record to 9-5 overall, including 3-4 in conference action.
Newton Falls, which had threatened to get back into a three-way race for the league title by upsetting Champion last Saturday, slipped to 10-6 overall and 5-3 in the league. Both Champion and Liberty have one league loss. Bree Hutson led the Tigers with eight points.
¯ BRISTOL 42, NEWBURY 11: BRISTOLVILLE — The host Panthers eased to victory over the short-handed Black Knights in a Northeastern Athletic Conference tilt.
Bella Zirzow scored 15 points and Brittany Mooney supplied 11 points for Bristol, which improved to 9-6 overall and 7-2 in the conference.
The Black Knights, who had just six players dressed for the game, moved to 2-7 in league play.
¯ FITCH 75, CHANEY 26: YOUNGSTOWN — The Falcons put three players in double-digit scoring and almost had a fourth and cruised to the win after leading the host Cowboys 39-10 at halftime.
Jocelyn Jourdan scored 20 points, Zayda Creque scored 13, Ashley Mickey added 10 points and Mya McNevin had nine for the Falcons, who improved their record to 7-8 overall.
Cazhia Jackson scored 13 to pace Chaney, which fell to 1-14.
¯ GARFIELD 71, MOGADORE 29: GARRETTSVILLE — The host G-Men displayed their ability to share the basketball, as 21 of their 31 made baskets were attached to assists.
The ball movement was too much for the Wildcats to contain, as Garfield led 24-7 after one period and 43-11 at intermission. Jenna Smith, Grace Mills and Sydney Seaman led the offense with 21 points, 15 points and nine points, respectively. The G-Men improved their mark to 11-4 overall and 7-1 in the Portage Trail Conference-County Division.
¯ HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN 55, BADGER 37: VERNON — A rough fourth quarter ruined any possible comeback for the host Braves, who fell to 4-11 overall with the setback.
The visiting Lions led 14-10, 23-17 and 37-29 at the quarter stoppages. Logan Lendak scored 16 points for the Braves and Jack Lendak added eight, but the rest of the team managed 13 points.