Fitch, Rebels win in OT; Chaney falls to SPIRE

¯ AUSTINTOWN FITCH 71, AKRON EAST 66 (OT): AUSTINTOWN — Akron East drained a long 3-pointer to send the game to overtime, but it was the Falcons who came out on top.

Devin Sherwood led Fitch with 20 points. Todd Simons followed up with 17, and both Devin Chaney and Evan Sahli added 13 points.

The Falcons (8-8) led at half and fought off a comeback from the Dragons.

¯ SPRINGFIELD 71, LOWELLVILLE 64: NEW MIDDLETOWN — Evan Ohlin scored 30 points for the Tigers in a win over Lowellville.

Ohlin scored a game-high. Clay Medvec scored 14 and Beau Brungard added 10.

Vinny Ballone scored 28 points for the Rockets.

¯ SOUTH RANGE 34, STRUTHERS 32: BEAVER TOWNSHIP — The Raiders outscored Struthers 11-6 in the fourth quarter to pull out an upset victory over the Wildcats.

Dante Digaetano led South Range with 13 points.

Trey Metzka scored a game-high 15 points for Struthers.

¯ SPIRE 61, CHANEY 54 (OT): GENEVA — The Cowboys traveled up to Ashtabula County to take on the SPIRE Institute and fell in overtime.

Chaney held SPIRE to one point in the second quarter to go into halftime with a 22-19 lead.

Cameron Lawrence and Travis Easterly led the Cowboys with 13 points each.

Omer Kucuk led SPIRE with 20 points.

¯ BOARDMAN 75, CANFIELD 54: CANFIELD — Boardman moves to 16-1 after an All-American Conference win over Canfield.

Derrick Anderson led the team with 21 points. Tommy Fryda scored 19 and Ethan Andersen added 17.

Trey Dye paced Canfield with 13 points.

¯ JEFFERSON 64, HUBBARD 49: HUBBARD — Jefferson scored 41 points in the second half to get the win over Hubbard.

Ryan Laird led the Eagles scoring 15 points. Cam Resatar added 13.

Bobby Ray scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Falcons.

Hubbard falls to 4-12 and 2-9 in the Northeast-8.

¯ LaBRAE 61, LIBERTY 42: LIBERTY — Connor Meyer scored 20 points to lead the Vikings over Liberty.

Meyer’s 20 points was a game-high. Devin Carter added 12 points.

Manuel DuBose led the Leopards with 14 points.

LaBrae outscored the Leopards 14-4 in the fourth quarter to pull away.

¯ JACKSON-MILTON 54, UNITED 45: HAVOVERTON — Mason Robison led the Blue Jays to a win over United.

Robison scored a team-high 15 points for Jackson-Milton. Frankie Prozy added 10 points.

Keaton Baker scored a game-high 17 points for the Golden Eagles.

¯ CRESTVIEW 66, CAMPBELL 59 (2OT): CAMPBELL — Kevin Moore scored 39 points for the Red Devils in a double-overtime matchup against Crestview.

Moore scored a game-high for Campbell and Gabe Brunn added nine.

Drake Golden led the Rebels with 26 points, Connor Hughes scored 13 points and Tony Perorazio added 10.

¯ WEST BRANCH 51, CANTON SOUTH 41: BELOIT — The Warriors clinched a share of the Eastern Buckeye Conference title with a win over the Wildcats with two league games remaining.

This is the first league title in 20 years.

Reese Leone and Nick Everett each had double-doubles to lead West Branch (15-3, 9-1 EBC). Leone had 12 points and 10 assists, while Everett had 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Ickes paced Canton South with 13 points.

¯ CARDINAL MOONEY 72, HOWLAND 61: HOWLAND — Michael Pelini had a game-high 23 points to lead the Cardinals past the Tigers.

Christian Colisimo added 13 for Cardinal Mooney (9-8), while Tommy Fire added 10.

Cam Durig led Howland (4-13) with 17 points, while Anthony Massucci added 14 and Justin Jones put in 11.

¯ COLUMBIANA 55, SOUTHERN LOCAL 46: SALINEVILLE — The Clippers outscored the Indians 34-17 in the second half to pull away in this Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference game.

Hunter Zentner paced Columbiana (15-3, 10-1 EOAC) with 16 points, one of four players in double figures.

Sean Whitehead had 13 points, while Matt Mazei put in 12 and Dalton Whitehair added 11.

Cam Grodhaus had a game-high 24 points to pace Southern Local (15-3, 9-2).

¯ CARROLLTON 55, SALEM 47: SALEM — Adam Cheney had a game-high 30 points to lead the Warriors past the Quakers in this Eastern Buckeye Conference game.

Talen Timberlake added 10 points for Carrollton (10-8, 7-3 EBC).

Hunter Griffith paced Salem (3-14, 2-8) with 17 points, while Dillon Monroy added 10.

¯ LISBON 60, EAST PALESTINE 48: LISBON — The host Blue Devils used a 20-10 third-quarter scoring advantage to pull away after leading just 25-20 at halftime.

Michael Davis and Ryan McCullough combined to score 42 points for Lisbon, which improved to 8-10 overall and 5-5 in the Eastern Ohio Athletic Conference. Davis led the way with 23 points, while McCullough contributed 19 points, six rebounds and six assists.

East Palestine got 24 points from Johnathan Bertovitch, but dropped its records to 3-13 and 3-8.

­Girls basketball

¯ HOWLAND 80, CHANEY 16: YOUNGSTOWN — Alyssa Pompelia had a game-high 15 points to lead five double-figure scorers.

Courtney Clark had 13 points for Howland (11-8), while Gillian Powell scored 12, Jamie DeSalvo added 11 and Maria Dellimuti put in 10.

Janaisha Robinson paced Chaney (2-16) with 10 points.


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