HOWLAND 65, EAST 15: YOUNGSTOWN — Howland’s Gabby Hartzell had nine of her game-high 15 in the first half of an All-American Conference, Red Tier victory for the Tigers.
The Tigers (2-1, 2-0) were dominant in the first half, leading 35-8 at halftime. They had three players in double figures, with Mackenzie Maze (14) and Ka’Rina Mallory (12) joining Hartzell. Alex Ochman also played a key role, with team-highs in rebounds (7) and assists (3) to go with five points.
Montazia Tolbert led East (0-1, 0-1) with five points.
CHAMPION 53, LAKESIDE 14: CHAMPION — Champion’s Emma Gumont scored all of her 11 points in the first half as Champion rolled past Lakesdie in a non-conference clash.
The Golden Flashes (2-0) led 37-0 at halftime and had 11 players score in the game. Gumont was the only Champion player in double figures.
Makenna Condon was the only player to score for Lakeside (0-3), finishing with 14 points, all in the second half.
Austintown Fitch 66, Southeast 42: AUSTINTOWN — Austintown Fitch got out to a small lead but really opened the game up in the second quarter.
Southeast (0-1) was outscored 29-16 in the second quarter as Fitch (1-0) took a commanding lead. Sabria Hunter led all scorers with 24 points. Jada Lazaro and Camryn Constance both contributed 12 points eacfh in the win. Hannah Schill scored 17 points to lead Southeast.
Fitch now goes on to play at Struthers on Dec. 2 at 1:30 p.m.
Poland 87, Liberty 34: LIBERTY — Poland jumped out to a big lead and never looked back against Liberty.
Poland (1-0) had three girls near 20 points as Bella Gajdos had 22, Sarah Bury had 17 and Maggie Sebest had 18. For Liberty, Sharda Williamson led the Leopards with 12 points. Sarah Bury also had 13 rebounds and five assists while Liberty’s China Tate led with nine rebounds.
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.