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High School Sports

Prep scoreboard

Boys basketball HEARTLAND 55, BADGER 37 ¯ HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN: Cade Roth 4 1-3 12, Joey Donofrio 5 4-5 14, Ronnie Matthews 2 2-2 6, Steven Baker 6 1-2 16, Fernando Meyer 1 0-0 3, Becket Richards 1 0-0 3, Stephen Barnes 0 1-2 1. Totals: FG 19; FT 9-14. ¯ BADGER (4-11): Logan Lendak 6 ...

Send statistics next week

The Tribune Chronicle and Vindicator will begin publishing high school basketball statistical leaders beginning next week. The weekly feature will be printed in Thursday and Friday editions and will include statistics through the previous Saturday. Coaches and-or statisticians should send in ...

Battle of D-IV powers

McDONALD — Small schools, big game. The area’s top two Division IV boys basketball teams locked horns when Bristol visited McDonald on Tuesday. The Panthers jumped out to a big lead before the Blue Devils came storming back for a 83-71 victory behind a total team effort. “It was a ...

Newton Falls holds off Golden Flashes

CHAMPION — With Champion leading Newton Falls by one and just over 2 minutes remaining in their boys basketball game Tuesday night, Josh Honeycutt and Joey Kline made the key plays as the Tigers fended off the gritty hosts, 63-56. Honeycutt made a steal and passed to Kline for a layup to ...

JFK rallies to beat East

YOUNGSTOWN — One minute. One minute. That’s how much the John F. Kennedy Eagles led in the their matchup against the East Golden Bears on Tuesday night. All the Eagles needed was the final 60 seconds of regulation as they methodically clawed their way back from a double-figure deficit ...

Boardman proves too much for WGH

BOARDMAN — A lot of coaches say adversity can help build a team’s character. Last Sunday, the undefeated Boardman Spartans got a taste of adversity when Green High School walked away with a five-point victory over the Spartans for their first loss of the season. Boardman didn’t have ...

Mathews girls hold off Lordstown

MATHEWS 54, LORDSTOWN 28: VIENNA — The Mustangs held Lordstown to single-figures in the first half on their way to a big win on Tuesday. Ashley Deans led Mathews (7-8, 7-3 Northeastern Athletic Conference) with 13 points and Brook Bauer scored 10. Deans brought down seven rebounds. Bella ...

Prep scoreboard

Boys basketball TUESDAY’S SCORES ¯ Austintown Fitch 39, Carrollton 31 ¯ Boardman 61, Warren G. Harding 42 ¯ Canfield 74, Howland 48 ¯ Chaney 67, Copley 50 ¯ Salem 60, Niles 45 ¯ John F. Kennedy 72, East 69 ¯ Crestwood 71, Hubbard 59 ¯ Poland 59, Springfield 51 ¯ ...

LaBrae, Badger, Liberty, Brookfield notch wins

¯ LaBRAE 68, MINERAL RIDGE 54: MINERAL RIDGE — Landen Kiser was one of four players to reach the double-figure mark for the Vikings in a win over Mineral Ridge. Kiser led the team with 16 points alone with Connor Meyer who had 13 points, Tre’Von Drake scored 12 and Aidan Stephens added ...

Unexpected surge

GARRETTSVILLE — Both high school girls basketball coaches expected and anticipated there would be runs when Bristol played a non-league contest at Garfield on Monday night. The G-Men and Panthers play a similar brand of basketball, with full-court defensive pressure being at the forefront ...

Indians cruise past Badger

¯ GIRARD 48, BADGER 28: VERNON — Emily Fitzgerald scored 13 of her game-high 16 points in the second and third quarters as the Indians pulled away from the Braves. Girard (9-7) outscored Badger (6-6) 28-9 in the second and third quarters. Sieasia Triplett added 12 points, while Marissa ...

Scoreboard

Girls basketball ¯ West Branch 34, Chippewa 29 ¯ Girard 48, Badger 28 ¯ Bristol at Garfield ¯ Columbiana 67, Jackson-Milton 41 ¯ Windham 45, Lordstown 34 ¯ Austintown Fitch 45, East 27 Monday’s girls scores ¯ Arcanum 62, Covington 51 ¯ Ashland 58, Lodi Cloverleaf 46 ¯ ...

Teammates say prolific scorer is ‘pretty modest’

McDONALD — Zach Rasile, the area’s all-time boys basketball leading scorer, is working on a record that may stand for generations in the Mahoning Valley. The McDonald senior point guard, currently sixth on the state of Ohio’s all-time list for points scored in a career, just passed Rex ...

Ohio coaches honor Fitch coach Steiner

Some snow fell on the ground, at least a couple of times. That brisk air got a bit colder. It didn’t matter to Austintown Fitch coach Seth Steiner, his assistant coaches or athletes. They went indoors, sped through the hallways. Yes, running inside the school is permitted at this time, ...

Wrestling tradition continues

HOWLAND — Whenever an event is held for 59 consecutive years, there’s bound to be a lot of history behind it. Matthew Woomer, a sophomore for the Howland Tigers, already etched his name in the Tigers’ history book last year when he became the first wrestler in school history to qualify ...

Harding girls end long losing skid vs. Fitch

AUSTINTOWN — The times have changed in Warren. For the first time in Warren G. Harding girls basketball coach Frank Caputo’s eight-year career, the Raiders defeated Austintown Fitch, 56-42, in an All-American Conference Red Tier match-up on Saturday. “I’m happy with the outcome,” ...

Rocket girls still perfect; JFK, NF win

¯ MAPLEWOOD 46, LAKEVIEW 33: CORTLAND — The Rockets remain undefeated after a big win over Lakeview. Baylie Starcher led Maplewood with 12 points, Hannah Gaylog scored 11 and Madison Murray added nine. Emily Kohlmorgan had six points and brought down nine rebounds. Leading for the Bulldogs ...

Prep scoreboard

Boys basketball SATURDAY’S SCORES Area games ¯ Poland 47, Neshannock, Pa. 40 ¯ Cardinal Mooney 60, Wheeling, W.Va., Linsly 56 ¯ Kirtland 91, Grand Valley 49 ¯ Newton Falls 67, Girard 45 ¯ Brookfield 80, Mathews 66 ¯ Mineral Ridge 90, Badger 52 ¯ Elyria Open Door ...

Looking ahead

YOUNGSTOWN — Both Ursuline and Bristol entered an interesting matchup on Friday with hopes of using it as a way to prepare for the postseason. They were just prepping in different ways. The Irish continued to show their growth and overcame a hot start by the Panthers to pull away for a ...

Raiders do what it takes to win

WARREN — Whether it was a big rebound, or giving the extra effort to get a hand in a face, the Warren G. Harding Raiders made enough big plays to get by Austintown Fitch, 48-40, in an All-American Conference Red Tier clash on Friday. Raiders first-year coach, and 2007 Warren G. Harding ...