Lakeview, Girard win in NE-8; LaBrae, NF triumph
¯ LAKEVIEW 72, JEFFERSON 62: LAKEVIEW — Brendon Kilpatrick scored 31 points for the Bulldogs in a win over Jefferson to move to 7-6 on the year.
Kilpatrick converted on four 3-point attempts for Lakeview and put up a game-high 31. Jake Wilms scored 14 points, Aidan Popovich added 11 and Ryan Carnahan paced the Bulldogs with 10.
Lakeview outscored the Falcons by 10 in the third quarter to pull away.
¯ LaBRAE 63, CHAMPION 55: CHAMPION — Connor Meyer scored 21 points for the Vikings on their way to a victory over Champion.
Meyer had a game-high 21 points for LaBrae with Devin Carter following behind with 11 points and Tre’Von Drake adding 10.
Abe Bayus scored 20 points for the Golden Flashes and Nick Stahlman added 10. Jeff Smith, who left the game against Brookfield after a collision, returned Tuesday and scored nine points.
¯ NEWTON FALLS 64, BROOKFIELD 59: NEWTON FALLS — The Tigers were able to maintain their second quarter lead to come out with a win over Brookfield.
Joey Kline led Newton Falls on the scoreboard with 21 points and four assists. Josh Honeycutt scored 14 points and Cole Marquette added 10 and brought down 13 rebounds.
Conner Stevens also had 21 points for the Warriors and brought down 10 rebounds.
¯ LIBERTY 67, CAMPBELL 54: LIBERTY — The Leopards outscored Campbell by 13 in the fourth quarter to get their third league win of the year.
Liberty outscored the Red Devils 22-15 in the final period to build on its lead and get the win.
Leading for the Leopards was James Davis who had 25 points. Jameer Weaver added 12.
Kayvon Moore led Campbell with 20 points.
¯ GIRARD 56, SOUTH RANGE 53: BEAVER TOWNSHIP — The Indians used a strong second quarter to cap off the upset victory over South Range.
Girard outscored the Raiders 17-9 in the second quarter which built up an eight-point lead going into the half. They were outscored in the second half, but that eight-point lead was crucial as they held on to win.
Thomas Cardiero led the Indians with 23 points, including five 3-pointers. Christian Graziano scored 13 and Dom Malito added 10.
Chris Brooks scored 20 points for South Range.
¯ McDONALD 90, WESTERN RESERVE 41: BERLIN CENTER — Zach Rasile reaches ever closer to Vienna’s Rex Leach in a 43-point affair
Rasile now sits at 2,557 total points, 10th all-time in scoring. With 24 points, Rasile will jump all the way up to sixth and tie with Leach. Once Rasile reaches that mark, he has to pass LeBron James to be in the top 5.
The McDonald offense exploded in the second quarter, outscoring Western Reserve 30-9 to establish a massive lead going into the break. They continued to pile the points on in the second half to get the win.
Jake Portolese followed Rasile up on the scoreboard, finishing with 16 points. Eli Street had 13 points and Dominic Carkido added 11.
¯ MINERAL RIDGE 70, JACKSON-MILTON 59: NORTH JACKSON — The visiting Rams outscored Jackson-Milton 16-5 from the free-throw line and that margin proved to be the difference.
Both teams made six 3-pointers in the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference contest and both had four players score in double digits.
Mineral Ridge got 16 points from Miles Culp, 14 apiece from Jalen Royal-Eiland and Maurice Clark and 12 from Austin Governor in improving its records to 6-5 overall and 4-4 in the conference.
Mason Robison scored a game-high 19 points for the Blue Jays, who dropped to 4-10 and 1-7. Cole Grope scored 12 points, Nick McGinnis had 11 points and Gavin Sahli added 10 points.
¯ POLAND 67, HUBBARD 34: HUBBARD — Michael Cougras abd Michael Gordon combined for 30 points as the Bulldogs downed the host Eagles in a Northeast-8 Conference contest.
Poland led 18-9 after one period, 37-18 at halftime and 53-25 entering the final quarter. Stephen Carney added eoght points for the Bulldogs, who improved their records to 7-3 overall and 6-0 in the loop.
Andrew Frank scored 12 points and Cam Resatar added nine points for Hubbard, which saw its ledger drop to 3-9 and 1-5.
¯ GRAND VALLEY 51, BERKSHIRE 50: BURTON — It came down to the wire, but the Mustangs squeak out a win over Berkshire.
Grand Valley outscored the Badgers 21-10 in the final quarter to get back into the game and take the lead just in time.
Malik Mitchell led the team with 14 points and Ashton Zupancic scored 13.