LaBrae, Badger, Liberty, Brookfield notch wins
¯ LaBRAE 68, MINERAL RIDGE 54: MINERAL RIDGE — Landen Kiser was one of four players to reach the double-figure mark for the Vikings in a win over Mineral Ridge.
Kiser led the team with 16 points alone with Connor Meyer who had 13 points, Tre’Von Drake scored 12 and Aidan Stephens added 11.
Miles Culp scored 16 points for the Rams with Austin Governer (12 points) and Jalen Royal-Eiland (11 points) following behind.
¯ BADGER 67, MAPLEWOOD 49: MECCA — Logan Lendak had 14 of his game-high 31 points in the first quarter — including three 3-pointers — as the Braves handled the Rockets in NAC action.
Badger (4-10, 3-6 NAC) held a 28-11 lead after one quarter.
Connor Steffens paced Maplewood (2-11, 1-7) with 17 points.
¯ LIBERTY 63, CRESTVIEW 59: LIBERTY — James Davis hit a go-ahead field goal with less than 2 minutes remaining and held on to edge Crestview in an All-American Conference, Blue Tier matchup.
The Rebels (4-10) rallied from a 51-38 fourth-quarter deficit and tied the game at 59 on two free throws by Kirkland Miller. Davis, who scored a game-high 24, then gave the Leopards (6-8) the lead with a shot moments later. Jameer Weaver, who scored 19 points, added a field goal to give Liberty the cushion it needed to preserve the victory.
O’Marion Dawson registered a double-double for the Leopards with 11 points and 12 rebounds.
Drake Golden led Crestview with 22 points (nine in the fourth quarter), and Miller added 13 (eight in the fourth).
¯ BROOKFIELD 71, CAMPBELL 48: BROOKFIELD — A second-quarter outburst helped Brookfield roll past the Red Devils in an AAC, Blue Tier contest.
The Warriors (9-7) led by six after on quarter and then outscored Campbell, 25-10, in the second frame to take a commanding, 39-18, halftime lead. Conner Stevens paced Brookfield with 18 points, including four 3-pointers. Haden Gibson added 13 points, and Isaiah Jones secured a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Warriors.
Collin Michaels scored a team-high 14 for Campbell (3-11), and Zach Luciano put in 11 points.
¯ SALEM 60, NILES 45: NILES — Doug Foster scored 21 points, but it wasn’t enough to lead the Red Dragons past Salem.
The Quakers went on a rush in the fourth quarter, outscoring Niles 22-14 to pull away.
Foster led the Red Dragons with 21 points. Joe Wolfe added eight.
¯ GRAND VALLEY 56, CARDINAL 39: ORWELL –Ashton Zupancic scored 23 points for the Mustangs to push them past Middlefield Cardinal.
Zupancic scored a game-high 23 points. Malik Mitchell followed behind with 11 points and Derek Jackson added 10.
Grand Valley held every player for Cardinal under 10 points and outscored the Huskies 27-14 in the first half.
¯ CANFIELD 74, HOWLAND 48: CANFIELD — The Cardinals got their first league victory of the season after a big win over Howland.
Joe Bruno had a game-high 26 points for Canfield and was followed up by Brayden Beck (16 points) and Trey Dye (11 points).
Leading Howland was Anthony Massucci with 12 points and Cam Durig with 11.
The Cardinals are now 8-6 and 1-3 in the All-American Conference’s Red Tier, while the Tigers are 3-10 and are still looking for their first league win.
¯ URSULINE 93, GIRARD 47: YOUNGSTOWN — The host Irish rolled to a non-league victory as six players reached double-digit scoring in a balanced attack, led by freshman Will Burney’s 14 points.
Dean Boyd scored 13, Terrence Pankey scored 12 and Brady Shannon added 11. Vince Armeni and Tyler Beck added 10 points apiece for Ursuline, which also had a 43-24 rebounding advantage.
Christian Graziano scored a game-high 19 for the Indians, who dropped to 5-8. Thomas Cardiero added eight points.
¯ CRESTWOOD 71, HUBBARD 59: HUBBARD — The host Eagles fell to 3-8 overall with a home non-league loss to the Red Devils.
Crestwood had four players score in double digits and the Eagles couldn’t put out the blaze, as the Red Devils’ Blaze Angle poured in 29 points.
Cam Resatar’s 19 points paced the Eagles, who dropped to 3-8 overall with the non-league setback. Chanze Kelley scored 16 and Jayden Record added eight.