GIRLS BASKETBALL Ursuline routs Harding
Tyra Grant has big night and the Fighting Irish are still unbeaten in the SVC.
WARREN -- Tyra Grant had team highs of 25 points and 18 rebounds, leading Ursuline High to a 56-34 victory over Warren Harding in a girls Steel Valley Conference basketball game on Thursday.
Vanessa Dixon added 12 points for the Fighting Irish, who improved to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the SVC.
Desirae Jenkins scored 24 points for the Raiders (2-4).
Mooney 42, Warren JFK 36
YOUNGSTOWN -- Gina Brunetti scored a game-high 18 points for Mooney in a SVC game.
Amber Bodrick added 14 points and 17 rebounds for the Cardinals (4-2, 1-1 SVC), and Colleen Zajac had 15 rebounds.
Alyssa Chaves and Aarika Knepp scored 10 points each for JFK (3-4, 1-1).
Girard 49, Liberty 33
LIBERTY -- Cachet Murray scored 27 points as the Indians remained unbeaten.
Girard (7-0, 2-0 Trumbull Athletic Conference) pulled away in the second quarter, outscoring Liberty 15-7 for a 28-19 lead at the intermission.
Michelle Dykes finished with 13 points for the Leopards (3-4, 0-2).
Lakeview 52, Newton Falls 46
CORTLAND -- Chelsea Butler scored 17 points and Alynn Martin finished with 12 for Lakeview (5-2, 2-0 TAC).
Christina Martin had 11 of the Bulldogs' 38 rebounds, and Britni Morello had six assists.
Molly Lenarcic scored 11 points for Newton Falls (0-6, 0-2).
Brookfield 63, LaBrae 46
BROOKFIELD -- Morgan Bonekovic led her team with 18 points and 12 rebounds, while Rachel Pasquerilla had 17 points for Brookfield (4-2, 1-1 TAC).
Raquel Brenner finished with nine points and four assists for the Warriors.
LaBrae (6-2, 1-1) was led by Laura Bate, with 15 points, and Angelica Pugh, with 11.
Champion 51, Hubbard 38
CHAMPION -- Jessica Wood scored 21 points and was 9-of-12 at the foul line, leading Champion (6-1, 2-0).
Heather Pegg and Elizabeth Ghindia added 10 points apiece for the Golden Flashes.
Shelia Drummond led Hubbard (1-4, 0-2) with 13 points.
Chaney 47, Campbell 23
YOUNGSTOWN -- Nicole Artis paced a balanced scoring attack for Chaney with eight points.
Fourteen players scored for the Cowgirls (3-3).
Maria Rohan led Campbell (2-3) with seven points.
Columbiana 55, East Palestine 37
COLUMBIANA -- Lisa Simon led Columbiana with 19 points and 10 rebounds.
Cara Hardenbrook added 11 points, and Whitney Goist had 11 points and seven assists for the Clippers (7-1, 4-0 Tri-County League).
Sam Dicello led East Palestine (3-3, 2-2) with 10 points, and Korie Beight had six rebounds.
McDonald 72,Heartland Christian 19
COLUMBIANA -- Ashleigh Tondo scored 15 points, and Ashshena Stephens added 11 for McDonald (6-2).
The Blue Devils led 19-2 at the end of the first quarter and 40-7 at halftime.
Samantha Lehman led Heartland Christian with six points.
Badger 68, Bristol 46
KINSMAN -- Badger opened the second quarter with a 10-0 run and the third period with a 15-5 run.
Nikki Likens paced the Braves (3-5, 2-1 Northeast Athletic Conference) with 19 points and five assists, and Tessa Bonar added 15 points and 12 rebounds. Autumn McGrath finished with 12 points, Shannon Sudon had five assists and five steals, and Samantha Bonar had five steals.
Megan Bellino had 16 points for Bristol (1-6, 1-2), and Nikita Ligt scored 14. Jen Armour had seven rebounds.
Mathews 63, Pymatuning Valley 57
ANDOVER -- Tara Ford scored 21 points for Mathews, and Melanie Roscoe finished with 18 points and 13 rebounds.
Sophie Paddock had eight blocked shots for the Mustangs (5-1, 2-1 NAC).
Susannah Himes scored 12 points, and Grace Taylor had 11 and Tessa Denek 10, to lead Pymatuning Valley (5-2, 2-2).