Girard 62, Mineral Ridge 46
Evan Standohar scored 18 points, Korri Maynard had 17 and Jim Standohar added 14 to lead the Indians to a non-conference victory. The three Girard players stepped up in the absence of sophomore sensation Craig Randall, who did not play for Girard (9-4). Mineral Ridge (10-5) was led by Zac Hagy’s 18 points.
McDonald 62, South Range 54
Matt Seitz scored 13 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and Stephen Politano finished with 18 points to lead the Blue Devils (12-2). Tyler Beverly had a monster game with 28 points and 14 rebounds for South Range (5-9) and Rob Seman added 14 points.
Wellsville 73, Beaver Local 71
Nate Scott made all seven of the Tigers’ 3-pointers and scored a game-high 28 points as Wellsville (12-3) overcame a 38-22 halftime deficit to beat Beaver Local (10-6). Seth Bradford added 23 points for the Tigers. Jared Lyder led the Beavers with 21 points and teammates Zach Mick (14), Troy Hudson (12) and Chase Hilliard (12) also reached double figures.
W. Reserve 60, Mathews 43
Nolan Snyder made three 3-pointers and scored a game-high 20 points to lead the Blue Devils (4-10). Cole Smith (11 points) and Joe Falasca (10) also scored in double figures for Western Reserve. Aaron Suchanek had four 3-pointers and led Mathews (5-8) with 19 points. The Mustangs also got 14 points from Wyatt Ford.
McKinley 53, Boardman 30
Marquia Turner’s 18 points paced McKinley, while junior Jenna Kuczek had 10 points for Boardman, which fell behind early, 12-8, in the Federal League game. The Spartans fell to 5-11, 1-9.
West Branch 52, Marlington 34
Melinda Trimmer had 16 points and Pavin Heath added 11 for West Branch (14-2, 8-2 Northeastern Buckeye Conference). Erica Johnson had eight of 29 rebounds for the Warriors, wo have played five of their last six games on the road.