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Thursday’s high school capsules

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Mathews 66, Lordstown 11 – Bella Greenwood tallied 19 points, Brooke Bauer scored 14 and Brooke DiBell chipped in 11 as the Mustangs walked away with a big victory on Thursday.

Maplewood 56, Chalker 15 – Marissa Ventura continued her scoring ways this season as she dropped 25 points against the Wildcats on Thursday to lead the Rockets to a convincing win. Baylie Starcher added 13 in the win while Natalie Piecuch led Chalker with 6.

Bristol 66, Windham 27 – The Panthers capped off their senior night with a big performance from Belle Zirzow, who scored 28 points and tallied 8 rebounds in the win. Mariah Woods led the Bombers with 8 points. Jaylyn Mullenax and Brooklyn Swiger also scored in the double-digits for Bristol, tallying 14 and 12 points respectively.

Columbiana 39, Leetonia 36 – The Clippers held off a late charge by Leetonia on Thursday, earning a 3-point victory. Tori Long and Cassie Spaite each scored 12 points to lead Columbiana while Ella Gregorino scored a game-high with 13 points.

Springfield 66, Lowellville 41 – After scoring her 1,000th career point on Wednesday, Jacey Mullen had another big night with a 24-point outing to lead the Tigers past the Rockets on Thursday. Savannah Procick led Lowellville with 19 points while Jameka Brungard added another 12 for Springfield.

Champion 61, Campbell 17 – Lorinda Dodrill hit seven 3-pointers and poured in 25 points to lead the Golden Flashes to a dominating win over the Red Devils Thursday night. Isabella Meyer added 13 points in the win.

McDonald 43, Jackson-Milton 38 – This matchup may have come down to the free throw line as the Blue Jays shot 4-of-12 and the Blue Devils converted 10 of their 13 attempts before pulling away with a 5-point win. Lucia Wolford led McDonald with 16 points and Lea Gabrelcik added 14 in the win. Carla Blancafort scored 16 in the loss for Jackson-Milton while Kylie Wilson added 13.

Struthers 38, Jefferson 32 – Struthers held off Jefferson Thursday night with a strong 13-point fourth quarter. Faith Stellato led the charge with 15 points while Chloe Neider added 11.

Lakeview 45, Niles 21 – Maggie Pavlansky scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Bulldogs to a big win over the Red Dragons. Brooke Money led Niles with 8 points.

South Range 32, Hubbard 24 – The Raiders stayed consistent for four quarters on Thursday to take down the Eagles behind 9 points from Mallory Widman. Sophie Murphy led all scorers on the night, tallying 12 points to lead Hubbard.

Thursday’s high school capsules

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Struthers 50, Poland 49 – In a back-and-forth affair, the Wildcats took a slight lead in the third quarter and held off the Bulldogs late to earn a one-point, nail-biting, victory over the Bulldogs. Chloe Neider led the way for the Wildcats with 23 points but all five of Struthers’ scored tallied 5 points or more. Connie Cougras poured in 21 points for Poland and Morgan Kluchar added 11.

Garfield 57, Campbell Memorial 19 – Garfield took a commanding 16-5 first quarter lead and never looked back on Thursday as Jenna Smith dropped 20 points and Sarah Seaman added 13 in a rout.

Badger 69, Lordstown 14 – Katie Grexa and Addison Thompson scored 21 points a piece to lead the Braves to a blowout win over Lordstown Thursday night.

Columbiana 35, Valley Christian 19 – After a back and forth first half, the Clippers took command in the final two frames to earn a win on senior night. Alaina Johnston led the way with 8 points and Ellie Venezia scored 6 points and added 10 rebounds.

Maplewood 48, Fairport 36 – Baylie Starcher scored 17 points, Marissa Ventura added 15 and the Rockets held off Fairport in the final frame on Thursday to earn a 12-point victory. Hannah Gaylog added 8 points in the win.

Pymatuning Valley 52, Mathews 38 – Cassie Clute led the Lakers with 14 points and Savanna Morrison chipped in 9 to power the Lakers past the Mustangs. Mya MacGregor paced Mathews with 11 points and Brooke Bauer chipped in 10.

Jackson-Milton 54, Lowellville 31 – The Blue Jays jumped out to an early first quarter lead before cruising to a big win Thursday night. Kylie Wilson led Jackson-Milton (8-5) with 20 points and Ava Darney added 19 in the win. Chelsea Williams also scored 11 for the Blue Jays. Savannah Procick paced Lowellville with 10 points.

McDonald 54, Mineral Ridge 24 – A 19-2 first quarter allowed the Blue Devils to build control and never give it up Thursday night on the road. Alivia Morrison led McDonald with 19 points and Lucia Wolford followed it up with 16. Ava Hulett scored 8 for Mineral Ridge.

Springfield 67, Sebring 18 – Jacey Mullen scored a game-high 25 points as the Tigers jumped out to a big lead and never looked back Thursday. Madison Lesnak added 10 in the win as 11 different players found their way into the scorebook. Devyn Reggi led the Trojans with 9 points.

Windham 40, Chalker 31 – Mariah Woods scored a game-high 19 points as the Bombers held off Chalker Thursday night. Bella Woods led Chalker with 14 as the Wildcats tried to mount a comeback in the second half but ultimately fell short.

Lisbon 41, Leetonia 40 – The Blue Devils held off the Bears Thursday night, but just barely. Serenity Stacey hit two free throws with around 20 seconds left to push Lisbon’s lead to 3 and McKendra Cole answered with a quick bucket for Leetonia, but that’s all the Bears could muster in their one-point loss. Cole finished with 13 and Allison Francosky scored a team-high 14.

Hubbard 46, Niles 26 – Peytyn Slovesko and Sophie Murphy both scored 9 points to lead Hubbard to a 20-point win Thursday night.

LaBrae 34, Newton Falls 23 – Laura McCoy scored 12 and Isa’acia Box added 9 as the Vikings powered past Newton Falls Thursday night, outsourcing the Tigers 11-2 in the final frame.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Bristol 69, Fairport 45 – The Panthers bounced back from a disappointing loss to LaBrae on Wednesday with a commanding victory over Fairport. Nick Church exploded for 23 points while Mikey Burbach added 20 in the win.

Thursday’s high school capsules

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Poland 59, Jefferson 37 – Morgan Kluchar scored 15 points and Katie McDonald added 10 as the Bulldogs used a strong first half to build a lead and never look back. They took a 33-12 lead into halftime before the Falcons battled back in the third, outsourcing the Bulldogs 14-8. Poland extended its lead in the final frame to win comfortably.

Chalker 48, Windham 38 – Mia Russomanno scored 19 points and Bella Woods chipped in 11 to lead Chalker past Windham. Mariah Woods led the Bombers with 18 points.

Bristol 51, Maplewod 46 – Belle Zirzow scored 29 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Panthers to a five point victory over the Rockets. Abbey Nay led the Rockets with 17 points while Marissa Ventura chipped in 12 in the loss.

Champion 67, LaBrae 25 – The Golden Flashes held the Vikings to single digits in each quarter and took a commanding lead in the first half before cruising to a convincing victory. Lorinda Dodrill scored a game-high 19 points while Kaylie Haynie added 10, Bella Meyer tallied 15, and Carlie Easterday poured in 11 points in the win.

Liberty 51, Campbell 11 – The Leopards continued their successful season Thursday with a convincing victory over the Red Devils. Demi WAtson led the way with 14 points and Aaliyah Foster and Cianna Smith chipped in 12 apiece. Campbell only converted four field goals and went 2-of-6 from the charity stripe.

Jackson-Milton 64, Springfield 58 – Chelsea Williams poured in a game-high 24 points to lead Jackson-Milton past the Tigers and hand them their first loss of the season. Ava Darney added 16 for the Bluejays, while Kylie Wilson finished with 14. Jameka Brungard led the Tigers with 12 points and Ava Vecchione scored 11 while Kaila Lamorticella added 10.

Struthers 55, Girard 43 – Faith Stellato and Chloe Neider combined to score 39 points and lead the Wildcats past the Indians Thursday night. Madison Logue led Girard with 12 points.

Lisbon 42, East Palestine 37 – Behind a 18-point first half lead, Lisbon held on for a close victory Thursday night, squeaking past the Bulldogs with a 5-point win. Parker Henthorne led the way with 16 points while Madison Haifley scored 10. Patience Champney led East Palestine with 14 while Leila Martin scored 11.

Badger 61, Chalker 35 – Katie Grexa scored a game-high 26 points and Mackenzie Gross chipped in 11 to lead the Braves past Chalker. Liv Rhodes led the Wildcats with 15 points.

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