Howland, Newton Falls, Champion boys win
¯ HOWLAND 52, LAKESIDE 51: HOWLAND — The Tigers win their third straight game in a close match against Ashtabula Lakeside.
Howland was led by Anthony Massucci, who scored 23 points. Jordan Sperling added 12.
Free throws made the difference for the Tigers as they shot 10-13 compared to the Dragons who shot 1-3.
The Tigers move to 4-5 on the year.
¯ NEWTON FALLS 57, BROOKFIELD 41: BROOKFIELD — The Tigers made 50 percent of their field-goal attempts, going 9-for-18 outside the 3-point arc and 9-for-18 inside the arc to down the host Warriors in the MVAC-Gray contest.
The league-leading Tigers moved to 7-1 overall and 4-0 in the conference as Josh Honeycutt scored 19 points and Joey Kline added 16. Both also snared eight rebounds and Kline also added four assists, as did Ian King.
The Warriors got 19 points from DonovanPawlowski and 16 rebounds from Isaiah Jones. David Pawlowski addedf four assists and four steals for Brookfield, which sunk to 5-5, 1-5 in the loop.
¯ CHAMPION 63, GRAND VALLEY 49: ORWELL — The Golden Flashes outscored the host Mustangs in every quarter, including 28-17 in the middle periods.
Trayvon Edwards scored 19 points, Austin Willforth netted 12 and Mason McKinney added 10 for Champion, which improved to 3-5.
Nate Boiarski led Grand Valley with 18 points and Ashton Zupancic added 13.
¯ GIRARD 48, CAMPBELL 44: CLEVELAND — Nick Cario scored all seven of the Indians’ points in overtime as Girard held off Campbell in a non-league fracas at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse.
Cario finished with 13 points in support of Thomas Cardier, who netted 16 points for Girard. The Indians led 22-15 at halftime before the Red Devils took a 30-28 lead heading into the fourth quarter.
Campbell got 11 points apiece from Zach Luciano and Anthony Kindinis and nine apiece from Christian James and Collin Michaels.
¯ LIBERTY 49, MATHEWS 46: VIENNA — Jameer Weaver scored 16 points and O’Marion Dawson scored 11 points and yanked down 17 rebounds as the visiting Leopards held off the Mustangs in a non-conference affair.
Liberty led 38-28 entering the last period and had to hang on. James Davis added eight ponts.
The Mustangs (4-4) got 20 points from Vinny Sharp and 13 points and eight boards from Dominic Greenwood.
¯ JACKSON-MILTON 77, EAST CANTON 50: NORTH JACKSON — Nick McGinnis made nine 3-pointers and totaled 31 points as the host Blue Jays rolled early to a non-league win.
Jackson-Milton led 46-28 at halftime and the Blue Jays made 16 3-pointers in the contest, including four from Cole Grope, who finished with 17 points.
¯ MASSILLON 53, HARDING 43: MASSILLON — Diamond Phillips scored 23 points for the Raiders, but they couldn’t get the win in a road contest against Massillon.
Phillips had a game-high with 23. Makaila Powell added eight.
Harding suffers its first loss of the season.
¯ BOARDMAN 50, HOWLAND 46: BOARDMAN — Mackenzie Riccitelli and Reagan Burkey combined to score 37 points, but the Spartans blew a 14-point lead and hung on to beat the visiting Tigers in an All-American Conference contest.
Riccitelli netted 21 points and Burkey supplied 16 as Boardman improved to 4-11 overall and 2-2 in the AAC. The Spartans led 24-21 at halftime and built the big lead in the third quarter before Howland took a lead in the fourth quarter.
Alyssa Pompelia scored 24 points to fuel the Tigers (2-6, 2-2 AAC) and Cortney Clark added 10 points.
¯ BROOKFIELD 65, MATHEWS 33: BROOKFIELD — Audrey Reardon poured in 18 points and made seven steals and Sophia Hook provided 17 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists as the host Warriors stormed out front early to improve to 9-1 with the non-league win over the Mustangs.
Brookfield, which led 18-3 after one quarter and 32-14 at halftime, also got 13 points from Katie Gibson.
Brook Bauer scored 13 to pace Mathews, which dipped to 4-4.
¯ McDONALD 83, LOWELLVILLE 20: LOWELLVILLE — The Blue Devils led 41-10 at halftime and rolled past the host Rockets in an MVAC-Scarlet Tier tilt.
Lucia Wolford netted 22 points, Sophia Costantino scored 17 and Brooke Lewis contributed 12 points and 10 rebounds for McDonald, which improved to 10-1 overall and 7-0 in league play.
Savannah Procick scored seven points to lead the hosts (4-4, 2-3).
¯ HUBBARD 40, ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 29: HUBBARD — Peytyn Slovesko amd Sophie Murphy each scored 14 points as the host Eagles earned a non-league victory. Slovesko netted the only two 3-pointers for Hubbard, which improved to 3-5 overall.
¯ CANFIELD 56, FITCH 34: CANFIELD — The host Cardinals used a 17-5 scoring push in the second quarter to lead 28-15 at halftime and extended the buffer in the third and fourth periods of the All-American Conference battle.
Alyssa Dill and Gia Francisco scored 10 points apiece for the Cardinals (7-6, 3-1 AAC), while Abby Muckleroy and Gianna Deucia tallied nine points apiece.
Madison McCann netted 13 points to lead Fitch (3-10, 0-5 AAC) and Zayda Creque added 10 points.
¯ SOUTHEAST 51, URSULINE 47: RAVENNA — In a nip-and-tuck non-conference encounter, the visiting Irish fell just short despite a game-high 16 points from sophomore Alayna Smith.
Anisah Moorman added 14 points and achel Fabry scored eight for Ursuline, which dipped to 7-5 overall.
¯ SPRINGFIELD 46, JACKSON-MILTON 39: NEW MIDDLETOWN — The host Tigers surprised the Rams, taking a 21-11 halftime lead and extending it to 39-22 entering the fourth quarter.
Springfield, which improved to 4-5 overall and 3-4 in the MVAC-Scarlet, got 18 points from Jacey Mullen and 17 from Kylee Kosek.
The Rams dropped to 9-6 and 7-4 in league play. They got 14 points from Chelsea Williams and eight from Kylie Wilson.