CANFIELD - It's always a battle on the court when the Canfield Cardinals and Howland Tigers square off, and Monday night was no exception, as Canfield went on to beat Howland, 59-58.
Canfield took a 17-10 after one quarter and kept the seven-point difference going into halftime. However, Howland battled back in the third and took a 44-42 lead heading into the final stanza.
In the fourth, Canfield and Howland traded leads, but in the end, the Cardinals came away with the one-point win.
Erin Risner led Canfield with 20 points - eight scored in the final quarter. Lynnae Whitehead and Rachel Tinky both added 14 points for the Cardinals 3-3 (2-1 All-American Conference, American Division).
McKenzie Miles paced Howland with 19 points. Victoria Rappach followed with 16.
McDONALD 35, SOUTHERN 32: SALINEVILLE - The second quarter was the difference as McDonald picked up its first victory of the season.
Southern had an early 7-5 lead after the first quarter, but the Blue Devils outscored the Indians 13-4 in the second to take the lead. Southern tried to rally in the fourth, but came up short.
Sara Joseph led McDonald (1-5) in the points category with 17. Jaydin Stellmar had nine points and a team-high 20 rebounds.
LORDSTOWN 60, BRISTOL 40: BRISTOLVILLE - The Red Devils limited the Panthers to 14 field goals in their Northeastern Athletic Conference victory.
Lordstown began with a 15-11 lead after the first quarter and extended it to 26-20 at the half.
Lordstown's Talia Tobin led all scorers with 20 points. Marlena Liming added 11.
Kylie Stoneman paced Bristol with 10 points and six rebounds.
PV 62, BADGER 33: ANDOVER - Kelsea Brown and Megan Stech single handily outscored Badger in a Northeastern Athletic Conference rout by Pymatuning Valley.
Brown scored 16 of her 18 in the first half, and Stech scored 12 of her 16 as the Lakers (6-0, 2-0) took a 41-15 lead. PV led 13-0 before the Braves scored. Geena Gabriel added 13 for PV, and Stech notched a double-double by grabbing 13 rebounds.
Taylor Kramar led Badger (3-1, 1-1) with 12.
LaBRAE 47, POLAND 38: LEAVITTSBURG - LaBrae's early lead was too much for Poland to overcome in a non-conference matchup.
The Vikings took a 16-5 first-quarter lead and held on despite being outscored 33-31 over the next three quarters. Somer McCoy of LaBrae registered a team-high 15 points, including going 3 of 4 from 3-point land. Angelica Parker added 14 for the Vikings, who outrebounded Poland, 42-19.
Theodora Constantine scored 15 for the Bulldogs. She was the only Poland player in double digits.
LIBERTY 66, CAMPBELL 37: LIBERTY - Leah Leshnack scored 13 of her 24 points in the first half to lead the Leopards past the Red Devils.
Marcy Dykes had 13 points, while Amy Mikulich put in 12 for Liberty.
Aaliyah Hakeem put in 12 for Campbell.
SOUTH RANGE 37, JACKSON-MILTON 24: CANFIELD - Sara Durr had 10 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Raiders past the Blue Jays in this Inter Tri-County League, Division I battle.
Morgan Czopur paced South Range (3-0, 1-0) with 13 points.
Ashley Totani led Jackson-Milton (0-4, 0-2) with eight points, while Rebecca Jones had a game-high 15 rebounds.
GIRARD 59, JOHN F. KENNEDY 14: WARREN - Shymara Dykes had 18 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Indians past the Eagles.
Bree Bishop added 16 rebounds for Girard.
Antonella LaMonica paced Kennedy with 14 points - 12 of those coming on 3-pointers. No other Eagle scored or made a two-point goal.
SPRINGFIELD 50, EAST PALESTINE 28: EAST PALESTINE - Callie Ford had 17 points to lead the Tigers past the Bulldogs.
Baylee Felger added 12 points for Springfield (4-1).
Haley Hall led East Palestine with eight points.