Canfield, Boardman, Springfield girls win
¯ CANFIELD 56, FITCH 34: CANFIELD — The host Cardinals used a 17-5 scoring push in the second quarter to lead 28-15 at halftime and extended the buffer in the third and fourth periods of the All-American Conference battle.
Alyssa Dill and Gia Francisco scored 10 points apiece for the Cardinals (7-6, 3-1 AAC), while Abby Muckleroy and Gianna Deucia tallied nine points apiece.
Madison McCann netted 13 points to lead Fitch (3-10, 0-5 AAC) and Zayda Creque added 10 points.
¯ BOARDMAN 50, HOWLAND 46: BOARDMAN — Mackenzie Riccitelli and Reagan Burkey combined to score 37 points, but the Spartans blew a 14-point lead and hung on to beat the visiting Tigers in an All-American Conference contest.
Riccitelli netted 21 points and Burkey supplied 16 as Boardman improved to 4-11 overall and 2-2 in the AAC. The Spartans led 24-21 at halftime and built the big lead in the third quarter before Howland took a lead in the fourth quarter.
Alyssa Pompelia scored 24 points to fuel the Tigers (2-6, 2-2 AAC) and Cortney Clark added 10 points.
¯ SPRINGFIELD 46, JACKSON-MILTON 39: NEW MIDDLETOWN — The host Tigers surprised the Rams, taking a 21-11 halftime lead and extending it to 39-22 entering the fourth quarter.
Springfield, which improved to 4-5 overall and 3-4 in the MVAC-Scarlet, got 18 points from Jacey Mullen and 17 from Kylee Kosek.
The Rams dropped to 9-6 and 7-4 in league play. They got 14 points from Chelsea Williams and eight from Kylie Wilson.
¯ WESTERN RESERVE 56, CRESTVIEW 47: COLUMBIANA — Kennedy Miller scored half of her 16 points in the final period to help turn a 40-38 lead into a non-league victory, as the Blue Devils outscored the host Rebels 16-9 in the last eight minutes.
Danielle Vuletich paced Western Reserve (10-4) with 18 points and seven rebounds and Brooke Schantz added 11 points.
Payton Huff scored 15 points and Krista Perry added 12 for Crestview (8-6).
¯ WEST BRANCH 58, MINERVA 36: BELOIT — Jillian Pidgeon made a trio of 3-pointers en route to 21 points, as the host Warriors bolted to a 25-8 halftime lead and cruised to the Eastern Buckeye conference victory.
Sophie Gregory grabbed 10 rebounds as West Branch (13-4, 6-3) had a 46-21 cushion on the boards.
¯ SOUTHEAST 51, URSULINE 47: RAVENNA — In a nip-and-tuck non-conference encounter, the visiting Irish fell just short despite a game-high 16 points from sophomore Alayna Smith.
Anisah Moorman added 14 points and achel Fabry scored eight for Ursuline, which dipped to 7-5 overall.
¯ McDONALD 83, LOWELLVILLE 20: LOWELLVILLE — The Blue Devils led 41-10 at halftime and rolled past the host Rockets in an MVAC-Scarlet Tier tilt.
Lucia Wolford netted 22 points, Sophia Costantino scored 17 and Brooke Lewis contributed 12 points and 10 rebounds for McDonald, which improved to 10-1 overall and 7-0 in league play.
Savannah Procick scored seven points to lead the hosts (4-4, 2-3).
¯ HUBBARD 40, ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 29: HUBBARD — Peytyn Slovesko amd Sophie Murphy each scored 14 points as the host Eagles earned a non-league victory. Slovesko netted the only two 3-pointers for Hubbard, which improved to 3-5 overall.
¯ GIRARD 48, CAMPBELL 44: CLEVELAND — Nick Cario scored all seven of the Indians’ points in overtime as Girard held off Campbell in a non-league fracas at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse.
Cario finished with 13 points in support of Thomas Cardier, who netted 16 points for Girard. The Indians led 22-15 at halftime before the Red Devils took a 30-28 lead heading into the fourth quarter.
Campbell got 11 points apiece from Zach Luciano and Anthony Kindinis and nine apiece from Christian James and Collin Michaels.
¯ JACKSON-MILTON 77, EAST CANTON 50: NORTH JACKSON — Nick McGinnis made nine 3-pointers and totaled 31 points as the host Rams rolled early to a non-league win.
Jackson-Milton led 46-28 at halftime and the Rams made 16 3-pointers in the contest, including four from Cole Grope, who finished with 17 points.
¯ LIBERTY 49, MATHEWS 46: VIENNA — Jameer Weaver scored 16 points and O’Marion Dawson scored 11 points and yanked down 17 rebounds as the visiting Leopards held off the Mustangs in a non-conference affair.
Liberty led 38-28 entering the last period and had to hang on. James Davis added eight ponts.
¯ SALEM 53, SOUTH RANGE 46: BEAVER TOWNSHIP — Drew Weir scored 17 points, Brock Young scored 11 and the Quakers used a 16-7 scoring advantage in the opening period and held serve from there to beat the host Raiders in a non-conference battle.
Hunter Griffith and Jon Null added nine points apiece for Salem (8-4).
Mike Patrone scored 15 points and Eli Taylor added eight to lead South Range (5-8).
¯ SEBRING 80, ASHTABULA ST. JOHN 22: SEBRING — The Trojans roughed up their non-league foe from the tip-off, leading 18-3 and 42-9 at the first two quarter stoppages.
Dylan Johnson tallied 25 points and Matt Byrd supplied 12 points. Andrew Lamp and Frankie Lozoya gave Sebring four double-digit scorers by adding 10 points apiece. Connor Shepherd and Anthony Calderone each chipped in with nine points for the Trojans, who improved to 4-12.
¯ UNITED LOCAL 71, EAST PALESTINE 14: HANOVERTON — Nate Miller scored 19 points and Steffen Jarrett added 13 as the host Golden Eagles breezed to victory.
Tyler Bistarkey scored eight points to lead the Bulldogs.