Lowellville, WB, WR post victories

¯ LOWELLVILLE 55, EAST PALESTINE 35: LOWELLVILLE — The Rockets dominated the first quarter and ran away with a non-conference matchup.

Lowellville (7-15) started the game on a 19-5 run and led 35-15 at halftime. Samantha Kelly scored 11 of her 15 points in first half for the Rockets, while Samantha Moore had a team-high 19 points. Savannah Procick added 10 points for the Rockets.

Peyton Sherry led the Bulldogs with 12 points.

¯ WEST BRANCH 44, MARLINGTON 24: BELOIT — The first and fourth quarters made all the difference in the Warriors’ Eastern Buckeye Conference victory over Marlington.

West Branch (19-3, 2-0) led 10-3 after the first quarter and, leading 28-17, the Warriors put the game away with a 16-7 edge in the fourth quarter. Eight players scored for West Branch, led by Peyton Alazaus’ 13 points.

¯ WESTERN RESERVE 75, COLUMBIANA 47: BERLIN CENTER — Danielle Vuletich scored 37 points and helped Western Reserve quickly pull away from the Clippers in a non-league contest.

Vuletich scored 24 first-half points as the Blue Devils (17-4) began the matchup on a 19-6 run. They led 42-21 at halftime to put the game out of reach. Vuletich made 16 two-point field goals and was 5-of-5 from the line.

Grace Hammond scored a team-high 13 points for Columbiana (16-5).

¯ SALEM 60, BOARDMAN 56 (OT): SALEM — The Spartans closed out the regular season with a road trip to Salem. Boardman held a lead at halftime, but the Quakers stormed back to force overtime where they went on to win.

Maria Torres led the Spartans with 23 points and brought down 11 rebounds while blocking three shots.

Raegan Burkey paced Boardman with 15 points while bringing down four rebounds and assisting on four buckets.

The Spartans open the tournament against Cuyahoga Falls

¯ UNITED 45, JACKSON-MILTON 34: NORTH JACKSON — United held the Blue Jays to two points in the first quarter and held them off down the stretch of a non-league affair.

Jackson-Milton (11-9) rallied from a 9-2 deficit to pull within 25-20 by the start of the fourth quarter, but the Eagles outscored J-M, 20-14, down the stretch. Bailey Boosz paced United with a game-high 17 points.

Abby Spalding registered a double-double for the Blue Jays with 13 points and 10 rebounds.


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