WARREN G. HARDING 49, NEWTON FALLS 28: NEWTON FALLS — Faith Burch led the Raiders on the score sheet on their way to a victory over Newton Falls.
Kamarah Bender added 10 points and Makalia Powell added eight.
Leading the Tigers were Bree Hutson and Madison Haidet who both scored nine points.
The Raiders brought down 50 rebounds with Bender and Burch each bringing down 11.
Both teams go to 2-1. The Tigers travel to Champion to kick off league play while Harding returns home to face Akron North.
McDONALD 48, CHAMPION 43: CHAMPION — Emma Gumont scored 27 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Flashes in a loss to McDonald.
Molly Howard led the Blue Devils with 24 points.
The two teams were closely knit the entire game with McDonald holding a slight edge the whole time.
Both Howard and Gumont saw plenty of opportunities at the free throw line, both going 8-10.
The Flashes welcome Newton Falls for the first game of league play while McDonald kicks off league play against Springfield.
HOWLAND 62, NILES 41: HOWLAND — Courtney Clark scored eight of her 22 points in the second quarter when the host Tigers used a 20-8 scoring advantage that built a 28-12 halftime lead. Alyssa Pompelia added six of her 18 points in the period for Howland. Jamie DeSalvo finished with eight points for Howland.
Niles’ Aneziah Fryer scored 29 points for the second consecutive contest.
BROOKFIELD 44, CAMPBELL 39: CAMPBELL — Brookfield put together a fourth-quarter rally to knock off Campbell in an All-American Conference, Blue Tier battle.
The Warriors outscored Campbell, 19-9, to erase a five-point deficit. Anna Reichart and Sophia Hook powered Brookfield, scoring all 19 of the Warriors’ fourth-quarter points. Reichart notched 10 of her 14 points in the quarter (she also had a team-high 11 rebounds), and Hook had nine of her game-high 15 (with five assists).
India Amour-Clark led the Red Devils with 12 points, scoring seven of the team’s nine points. Leila Kamal added 11. She scored nine in the second quarter, when Campbell went from trailing 7-2 to taking a 19-13 halftime lead.
The All-American Conference is an OHSAA-sanctioned league, created in 2008 as the result of the merger between the Trumbull Athletic Conference and the Metro Athletic Conference in Ohio. The league has 21 different member schools, with 17 sports offered throughout fall, winter and spring sports seasons.