WGH, LaBrae, Liberty earn wins

Girls basketball

¯ GIRARD 47, STRUTHERS 41: STRUTHERS — The Indians move to 2-1 on the year after a strong first quarter helped push Girard past Struthers.

The Indians outscored the Wildcats 13-8 in the first quarter and maintained the lead throughout.

Leading for Girard was Jalaya Brown who scored 16 points. Sieasia Triplett added 12.

Struthers hit six 3-pointers with Taylor Susany and Chloe Neider each hitting two. Neider and Ella Croyle led the Wildcats with 10 points each.

¯ LaBRAE 47, CRESTVIEW 25: LEAVITTSBURG — The Vikings held Crestview to three points in each of the first three quarters on their way to a big win over the Rebels.

Laura McCoy led the LaBrae offense with 22 points. Briley Daniels paced the Vikings with 13 points.

Addison Bandy and Krista Perry each scored eight points for Crestview.

¯ BOARDMAN 47, FITCH 32: BOARDMAN — Reagan Burkey scored 25 points for the Spartans in a big win over Fitch Saturday.

Burkey’s 25 points was a game-high and she was followed up by Sam Duble who had 14 and Katie Stamp with 10.

Boardman held the Falcons to two points in the first quarter.

Zayda Creque led Fitch with 14 points.

¯ LIBERTY 66, NEWTON FALLS 46: NEWTON FALLS — Cianna Smith netted 28 points and Demi Watson supplied 21 and the visiting Leopards outscored the Tigers 27-9 from 3-point distance.

Liberty used a 37-17 scoring advantage in the middle quarters to provide the margin of victory.

Madison Haidet tallied 17 points and Bree Hutson supplied 12 for Newton Falls.

¯ LAKEVIEW 54, NILES 25: CORTLAND — The Bulldogs led 21-4 after the first quarter and 33-7 at halftime en route to the non-league victory as Maggie Pavlansky poured in 18 points. Melanie Wolff scored 10 points and Tegan Price contributed nine for the hosts.

Maddie Davis had nine points to lead the Red Dragons.

¯ JEFFERSON 43, HUBBARD 33: HUBBARD — After leading 14-13 after the first quarter, Jefferson rallied back to beat the Eagles.

Peytyn Slovesko led Hubbard with 12 points. Sophie Murphy scored nine.

¯ HARDING 55, HOWLAND 40: WARREN — With a 28-point effort from Kamarah Bender, the Raiders beat their rival in win No. 100 for Raiders coach Frank Caputo.

Bender led the team with 28 points and Faith Burch paced Harding with 12.

Leading for Howland were Courtney Clark and Alyssa Pompelia with 12 points each.

¯ BROOKFIELD 67, MINERAL RIDGE 43: MINERAL RIDGE — The Warriors move to 4-0 after a win over Mineral Ridge.

Sophie Hook continued her fantastic sophomore season with a game-high 32 points on the evening. Audrey Reardon scored 10 points for Brookfield.

Mineral Ridge was led by Candice Miller who scored 23 points.

Hook also brought down 11 rebounds for the Warriors.

¯ BRISTOL 66, WINDHAM 28: WINDHAM — Belle Zirzow led the Panthers to a 3-0 start after a 29-point performance against Windham.

Zirzow scored a game-high and was followed up by Brittany Mooney who scored 14 points and Jaylyn Mullenax added 11.

Zahra Cunningham led the Bombers with 16 points.

Boys basketball

¯ MINERAL RIDGE 61, LOWELLVILLE 52: MINERAL RIDGE — The Rams held strong in the third quarter to score the victory over Lowellville.

Mineral Ridge outscored the Rockets 13-5 in the third quarter to put some distance between themselves and Lowellville.

Austin Governor led the team with 16 points. Triston Weiss scored 14 points and Jalen Royal-Eiland added 13.

Leading for the Rockets was Anthony Lucente who scored a game-high 28 points.

¯ LaBRAE 65, CAMPBELL 52: LEAVITTSBURG — A 21-8 second quarter made the difference for LaBrae in a league victory over Campbell.

Leading for the Vikings was Connor Meyer who scored 21 points, Caleb Simmons paced LaBrae with 15 points.

Zach Luciano had a game-high 22 points for the Red Devils and Skebos Kouros scored 14.

¯ SOUTH RANGE 50, HUBBARD 44: BEAVER TOWNSHIP — The Raiders outscored their guests 31-17 after intermission when the Eagles took a 27-19 lead into the locker room.

Dylan Turvey scored 10 of his game-high 15 points in the second half and Mike Patrone and Brandon Mikos finished withnine points apiece for South Range, which had a 15-6 advantage from beyond the 3-point arc.

Hubbard, which went just 4-for-10 from the free-throw line, got 14 points apiece from Andrew Frank and Ryan Laird. Riley Heckert added 11 points for the Eagles.

¯ WINDHAM 59, CHAMPION 56: WINDHAM — A last-second comeback attempt by the Flashes was foiled as Windham picked up a home win.

MiKiylen Jones led the Bombers with 21 points and Chase Eye followed up with 11.

Leading for Champion was Austin Willforth who had 20 points.

¯ GARFIELD 51, BRISTOL 49: GARRETTSVILLE — Garfield outscored the Panthers 11-6 in the final quarter to help erase a 35-26 halftime deficit and beat Bristol.

Trystan Gideon led the G-Men with 15 points and Anthony Demma contributed 12.

Nick Church led Bristol (2-2) with 15 points and Hadyn Mahan added 11.

¯ BROOKFIELD 68, MAPLEWOOD 51: MECCA — A 22-point third quarter made the difference for the Warriors as it helped them pull away from Maplewood to get the win.

Isaiah Jones led Brookfield with a game-high 30 points. Haden Gibson scored 12 and Donovan Pawlowski added 10.

Bryson Himes led the Rockets with 11 points and Logan Burgraff added 10.

¯ BADGER 70, CHALKER 64: VERNON — Badger’s 22-point third quarter was all they needed to beat Chalker in a game that turned into a shooting gallery.

The teams combined for 19 3-pointers and three players made four or more shots from beyond the arc.

James Stull (21 points) had five 3-pointers for Chalker and Jack Lendak (28 points) and Brad Hamilton (19 points) each had four 3-pointers for Badger.

¯ MATHEWS 59, CARDINAL 56: MIDDLEFIELD — The Mustangs finish up their fourth game in five days in exciting fashion with a last-second win over Cardinal.

Four players for Mathews reached double-figures in scoring, with Dominic Greenwood (15 points), Vinny Sharp (13), Kyle Powell (11) and Tyler Hopkinson (10) all clearing the threshold.

After a 22-11 first quarter in favor of the Huskies, Mathews outscored Cardinal 19-5 in the third quarter to pull back into the game.

Jake Bean missed a 3-point attempt at the buzzer for Cardinal.


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