Friday night high school basketball roundup

Fitch 46, Newton Falls 39


Jessie Driver scored 12 points, Gape Chepke had 11 and Fitch (2-0) overcame a 4 of 16 performance from the free throw line to turn back Newton Falls (0-3). Ozzie Hawkins led the Tigers with 13 points and Dale Kernen had 12.

Girard 55, Hubbard 50


Korri Maynard’s 23 points included five 3-pointers to lead the Indians (1-1). Craig Randall scored 12 points and made five assists while Evan Standohar made nine points and nine rebounds. For the Eagles (0-2), Aaron Loveless led with 16 points.

Canfield 66, Champion 50


The Cardinals (1-1) opened a 37-22 halftime lead as Marco Deldrenzo led the way with 17 points and Cole Trjyma added 10. Champion (1-2) was led by Clay Hall with 14 points and Tyler Bishop with 13.

Lake 50, Boardman 46


Boardman was outscored 25-15 in the final quarter and dropped its Federal League opener after leading 28-20 at halftime. Jamar Steverson led the Spartans (1-2, 0-1) with 13 points and Sam Mathey added 10.

Lowellville 88, Leetonia 75


Pat Mangine scored 25 points, Nick Ballone added 17 and Paolo DePasquale scored 15 as Lowellville (2-1, 1-0 ITCL Tier 2) won a shootout. The Rockets opened a 27-15 lead after one quarter and scored at least 20 points in each period. Leetonia (1-2, 0-1) was led by Ian Sevenich with 22 points, Trent Ferry with 20 and Cody Valentine with 14.

Brookfield 44, Warren JFK 39, OT


Brookfield outscored the Eagles (1-2) 7-2 in overtime after JFK rallied to tie with a 12-4 fourth quarter. Jeremy Quinlan scored 22 points to lead the Warriors, playing in their first game. Dominic Naples scored 19 for Kennedy.

Niles 75, Jefferson 51


Ray Russ scored 25 points and made six rebounds to lead the Red Dragons (2-1). Chris Parry scored 19 points and James Tate netted 12. For Jefferson (1-3), Lucas Hitchcock led with 19 points and Troy Bloom scored 10.

Beaver Local 61, Lakeview 50


Jared Lyder scored 16 points to lead the Beavers (4-0). Troy Hudson scored 15 and Brandon Fetty 10. For the Bulldogs (1-2), Brandon Bensing led with 19 points while Jake Pishotti contributed 10 points and five assists.

Salem 72, West Branch 51


Ryan Bush scored a career-high 31 points and the Quakers outscored their rivals in every quarter. Tony Shivers scored 13 and grabbed seven rebounds for Salem (2-0, 1-0 Northeastern Buckeye Conference) and Max Wolfgang added 11 points. For West Branch (1-2, 0-1), Kip DeShields scored 17 with seven rebounds.

Mineral Ridge 64, Crestview 47


The Rams (2-1, 1-0 ITCL 1) used a 21-5 second quarter to take control. Zac Hagy scored 11 of his game-high 22 points in the quarter and Nathan Palmer added 10 of his 13 points. Ryan Nutter had 10 rebounds and eight blocked shots and Brandon Perkins grabbed 10 rebounds for Ridge. Robert Logan led Crestview (1-2, 0-1) with 17 points and 17 rebounds and Collin Gilbert scored 13 points.

Lisbon 76, United 54


Josh Craig scored 25 points to lead the Blue Devils (2-1, 1-0 ITCL Tier One). Matt Spencer and Avery Andric each scored 10 points. For the Golden Eagles (0-3, 0-1), Braden Davison led with 16 points.

Wellsville 57, Sebring 54


Seth Bradford scored 21 points to lead the Tigers (2-1, 1-0 ITCL Tier Two) to victory. Nate Scott scored 12 points while Douglas Camden had 10. For the Trojans (1-2, 0-1), Dylan Mick led with 26 points.

Lake Center Christian 47, Heartland Christian 43


Alex Armstrong scored 11 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter as Lake Center (4-0) overcame a 10 of 31 performance from the line to hold off Heartland. Scott Hefty scored 19 in the win. For Heartland (3-1), Kaleb House had 11 points, four steals, four rebounds and two assists, Glenn Hoffman scored 13 and Kyle Burgess had seven rebounds and three assists.

Ledgemont 47, Lordstown 45


Devin Rupinski scored 11 points to lead Ledgemont. For the Red Devils (0-4, 0-1 Northeastern Athletic Conference), Jake Jones scored 11 points and Preston Sutton 10.

Warren Harding 59, Maple Heights 52


Anthony Bell scored 22 points, Mik’Quan Dorsey had 16 and King Garner just missed a double-double with nine points and 15 rebounds for the Raiders (2-0). Osha Jackson added 10 points for Harding.

Staff report

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