Champion girls edge Falls in OT; Liberty wins
¯ CHAMPION 41, NEWTON FALLS 40 (ot): CHAMPION — Ava Howell was the hero for Champion in a league win over rival Newton Falls.
Howell sent the game to overtime, hitting two free throws. Howell then hit two more free throws to take the lead in overtime. Howell’s four points from the charity stripe were the only converted free throws of the game.
Howell finished with 10 points. Emma Gumont and Lorinda Dodrill each scored nine points.
Breanna Hutson led the Tigers with a game-high 13 points and Natalee Albert scored 11 points.
¯ BROOKFIELD 59, CAMPBELL 36: CAMPBELL — Brookfield remained undefeated Monday after a win of Campbell.
Sophia Hook led the Warriors with 13 points. Katie Gibson scored 12 and Audrey Reardon added 11.
Cayla Marshall led Campbell with a game-high 19 points.
Brookfield moves to 5-0 on the year and 2-0 in the league.
¯ LIBERTY 65, CRESTVIEW 51: COLUMBIANA — Four Leopards reached double-figures as Liberty picks up a road win against Crestview.
Demi Watson led the team with 22 points. Cianna Smith scored 17, Aaliyah Foster scored 14 and Allyson Jones added 10.
Leading for Crestview was Krista Perry who scored 18 points. Mara Halas paced the Rebels with 12.
¯ FITCH 44, EAST 33: YOUNGSTOWN — The Falcons picked up their second win of the year battling off a fourth quarter rally from East.
The Golden Bears outscored Fitch 11-4 in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough as the Falcons built up a 40-22 lead heading into the final frame.
Leading for Fitch was Chelsie Wheeler who scored 18 points. Jocelyn Jourdan scored 10.
¯ URSULINE 72, BADGER 44: YOUNGSTOWN — The Fighting Irish held Badger to a single point in the second quarter and nine points in the fourth while scoring double-figures in each to pull away and beat the Braves.
Alayna Smith and Anisah Moorman led the way with 19 and 18 points respectively. Cara McNally paced Ursuline with 13 points.
Calena Jablonski scored 13 points for the Braves and Katie Grexa added 10.
¯ POLAND 66, GIRARD 37: POLAND — The Bulldogs move to 9-1 on the year and 4-0 in the Northeast-8 after a win over Girard Monday.
Jackie Grisdale scored a game-high 23 points to lead Poland. 12 players for Poland registered points on the night.
Allison Durkin led the Indians with 11.
¯ SOUTH RANGE 67, HUBBARD 19: HUBBARD — Izzy Lamparty scored 25 points for the Raiders in a huge win over Hubbard Monday night.
Lamparty’s 25 was a game-high and was followed up by Lexi Giles and Gabby Lamparty who scored 10 each.
South Range held Hubbard under double-figures in each quarter, keeping them under five points in each of the first three quarters.
¯ MAPLEWOOD 48, FAIRPORT 25: MECCA — Eight Rockets registered points in a league win over Fairport Harding to move to 4-1 on the season.
Marissa Ventura led the way with 20 points. Baylie Starcher followed up with 12.
Hannah Gaylog scored four points and brought down seven rebounds.
¯ WINDHAM 43, MATHEWS 39: MATHEWS — The Bombers withstood a second half rush from Mathews to pick up a win.
The Mustangs outscored Windham 25-19 in the second half, but the Bombers were able to hold on.
Zahra Cunningham led Windham with 16 points and Maria Daniel scored 14.
Leading for Mathews was Mya MacGregor with 11 points.
¯ PYMATUNING 87, CHALKER 41: ANDOVER — Four Lakers reached double-figures in a big win over Chalker to move to 3-3 on the season.
Alaina Neczeoprenko led Pymatuning Valley with 22 points. Cass Clute scored 21 points, Ellie Struna scored 18 and Kali Siembor added 10.
Nancy Wolfe led Chalker with nine points.
¯ JACKSON-MILTON 50, SPRINGFIELD 46: NORTH JACKSON — Longtime Jackson-Milton coach Pat Keney earned his 400th win in a thrilling victory over Springfield.
Chelsea Williams led the Blue Jays with 15 points, and Kelsie Taylor registered a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds.
Jacey Mullen led the Tigers with a game-high 19 points and Kylee Kosek paced Springfield with 11.
¯ WESTERN RESERVE 54, MINERAL RIDGE 18: MINERAL RIDGE — The Blue Devils held Mineral Ridge scoreless in the first quarter to pick up their fourth league win.
Olivia Pater led Western Reserve with 17 points and both Danielle Vuletich and Callie Steed added eight.
Candice Miller led the Rams with eight.
¯ EAST 44, HOWLAND 43: HOWLAND — The Golden Bears outscored Howland 16-10 in the fourth quarter to win a nailbiter.
John Clay led East with 12 points, scoring three of the team’s eight 3-pointers. Rueben Talley added nine points.
Howland was led by Anthony Massucci who scored 15 points.
Both teams are now 1-2.
¯ SHENANGO 78, BADGER 53: VERNON — Jack Lendak hit six 3-pointers and scored 26 points in a loss to Shenango.
Lendak’s 26 points was a game-high and he was followed up by Brad Hamilton who had 19 points.
Carter Burnett, who had four points brought down seven rebounds.
The Braves fall to 2-2 on the year.