EAST CLEVELAND SHAW 59, WARREN G. HARDING 52: EAST CLEVELAND — East Cleveland Shaw pulled away from Harding thanks to a pair of big quarters in a nonconference clash.
The Raiders led by by six after the first quarter, but the Cardinals outscored Harding, 26-17, in the second. Harding pulled within one point to start the fourth quarter, but Shaw finished things off with an 18-12 advantage in the final frame.
The Raiders’ Dom McGhee led all scorers with 24 points. He was the only Harding player to reach double figures. The Raiders committed 21 turnovers to Shaw’s seven.
Hubbard 60, Campbell 38: HUBBARD — After holding Campbell to just 3 first-quarter points, Hubbard won the game mostly in the first half. With a 30-8 halftime lead, the Eagles were able to stay balanced as it also scored 30 points in the second half. For Hubbard (1-0), only one guy scored in double figures, Jared Southern with 12, while five guys scored 8 points in a joint effort to beat Campbell (0-1). For the Red Devils, Devontay Johnson led the way with 15 points.
Jefferson 56, Newton Falls 50: JEFFERSON — In a tough, hard-fought game, Jefferson held on to win the game. Newton Falls scored just 8 second-quarter points which ended up being the difference in this game. Jefferson (1-0) hit 11 3-pointers to get the win to Newton Falls’ 3. Andrew Vance led the way for the Falcons as he hit 7 3-pointers on his own and scored 21 points. Gage Friend led Newton Falls (0-1) with 14 points. Chris Rankin also helped the Tigers cause with 9 points and 9 rebounds. Jefferson had three guys in double figures as Jason Vance went for 13 and Jake Butler went for 11.
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.