Brookfield nips Vikings; PV, Liberty cruise

Girls basketball

¯ BROOKFIELD 52, LaBRAE 49 (OT): BROOKFIELD — LaBrae tried to pull even with the Warriors in the standings, but Brookfield (7-1, 4-1) came out on top in overtime to take sole control of the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference (Gray Tier).

Brookfield outscored the Vikings 18-6 from 3-point range. Sophia Hook scored nine points from the charity stripe and finished with 21 points. Audrey Reardon added 13.

Laura McCoy led LaBrae (5-4, 3-3) with 19 points.

¯ MASSILLON PERRY 64, HOWLAND 63: MASSILLON — The Tigers were breathing down the necks of Massillon Perry the entire game, but couldn’t pass them up in a road loss to the Panthers.

Perry outscored Howland 17-9 in the fourth quarter to pull away.

Alyssa Pompelia led the Tigers with 15 points. Courtney Clark scored 11 and Taylor Lawrence added 10.

¯ PYMATUNING VALLEY 53, CHALKER 32: SOUTHINGTON — The Lakers got off to a hot start and held strong to get a league win over Chalker.

Pymatuning Valley outscored the Wildcats 12-5 in the first quarter and fought off Chalker fighting back.

Cass Clute led the Lakers with 18 points. Ellie Struna scored 15 and Alaina Neczeoprenko paced Pymatuning Valley with 10 points.

Livia Rhodes led Chalker with 11 points and Payton Brook added nine.

¯ FITCH 77, CHANEY 22: AUSTINTOWN — The Falcons scored a combined 48 points in the middle quarters to roll past the Cowboys in a non-league contest.

Jocelyn Jourdan scored 15 points to lead Fitch (3-9), which had 10 players dent the scoring column. Zayda Creque supplied 13 points and Chelsie Wheeler and Kara Pirone tacked on 12 points apiece.

Cazhia Jackson netted 11 for Chaney (1-6) and Laionia Williams added six points.

¯ MATHEWS 61, HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN 30: VIENNA — The host Mustangs used a 14-4 scoring advantage in the second quarter to take a 27-13 lead at halftime and extended the margin from there in beating the Lions.

Ashley Deans (19), Brooke Bauer (12) and Bella Greenwood (10) all scored in double digits, as nine players inked the scoring column for Mathews (3-3) in non-league contest.

Madi Matthews scored 14 and Sophia Stambaugh contributed 10 for the Lions (4-9).

¯ LIBERTY 61, RICHMOND HEIGHTS 27: LIBERTY — Only leading six after the first quarter, the Leopards defense put Richmond Heights on lockdown in the middle two quarters, outscoring them 32-7 to pull away and get a big win.

Demi Watson led Liberty with 14 points and Aaliyah Foster scored 12.

The Leopards move to 4-3 on the season with the win.

¯ McDONALD 75, MINERAL RIDGE 12: McDONALD — The Blue Devils outscored Mineral Ridge 45-6 in the first half for a huge rivalry win.

Sophia Constantino led McDonald with 18 points. Maddy Howard scored 17, Molly Howard scored 11 and Taylor Tuchek chipped in 10.

Danielle Aulet, Candice Miller and Isabella Carkido each scored four points for the Rams.

Boys basketball

¯ FAIRPORT 64, BADGER 60: FAIRPORT HARBOR — The Braves held a lead after the first quarter, but couldn’t hold on in a league loss to Fairport.

Badger outshot the Skippers from deep 12-6, but couldn’t outpace the Fairport second quarter which saw the Skippers outscore the Braves 16-7.

Jack Lendak led the team with 17 points. Carter Burnett scored 16 and Heath Stanhope added 11.


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