Poland 60, Streetsboro 59 (OT) – Ross Dedo scored 30 points and converted 12 of his 23 free throw attempts, including going 7-of-10 from the charity stripe in overtime to push the Bulldogs past Streetsboro Friday night. Christian Colosimo added 18 points in the win for Poland after Streetsboro forced overtime by outscoring the Bulldogs 12-5 in the fourth quarter.
Campbell 78, Rootstown 43 – The Red Devils only shot seven free throws but had 11 players scored in a big sectional bracket final win over Rootstown Friday night at home. Leading scorer Kevin Moore only tallied 9 points, but Xavion Leonard led the way with 17 points and Christen James added 15. Da’Shaun Will also added 10 points in the win.
Kennedy 83, Fairport Harding 62 -The Eagles jumped out to a 24-7 lead in the first quarter and never looked back as they held on throughout to cruise to a sectional bracket final victory. Michael Condoleon, Nick Ryan and Jaden Rishel all played big roles for the Eagles once again. Condoleon tallied 18 points, Ryan added 15 and Rishel chipped in 14. Antwan Brown Jr. also scored 10 points in the win.
Cardinal Mooney 49, Crestview 43 – Mooney used big first and fourth quarters to hold off the Rebels Friday night and capture their sectional bracket final. Mick Hergenrother led the way with 14 points and Rocco Turner tallied 12. Jack Pepperney also scored in double digits with 11 points. Crestview’s Kirkland Miller scored a game-high 18 points for the Rebels.
LaBrae 61, Southeast 45 – The Vikings only scored 5 points in the third quarter but exploded for 20 in the fourth to hold off Southeast and advance in the tournament. Aidan Stephens hit 3 trey’s and scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Vikings while Tre’Von Drake added 12 and Devin Carter added 10. Blake Kahnell was also big in the paint for LaBrae, grabbin 12 rebounds and scoring 9 points.
Bristol 70, Lake Center Christian 51 – Nick Church and Mikey Burbach continued their solid seasons, leading the Panthers to a sectional bracket final win over LCC on Friday. Church led the way with 20 points and Burbach chipped in 15. Jonny Stephens also scored 10 points in the win. The Panthers led 34-19 at halftime and while they only scored 9 points in the third quarter, the exploded for 26 in the fourth to close out the win.
Badger 46, Lisbon 44 – The Braves held on late Friday night behind a 23-point performance from Jack Lendak. The Braves outscored Lisbon 17-8 in the final quarter to pull off the victory. Jaden Richards chipped in 13 points in the win.
Harding 47, Lake 42 – The Raider held on for a sectional bracket final win over Lake on Friday as they upset the No. 7 seed. They’ll now play the winner of No. 4 Walsh-Jesuit and No. 18 Stow-Munroe Falls at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Alliance. Tyirq Ivory led Harding with 14 points as Patien Stevenson and Jacob Lawrence each tallied 10 points.
Springfield 77, East Palestine 31 – Springfield beat East Palestine in dominating fashion Friday night, using a 56-point first half to ease past the Bulldogs. Seandelle Gardner led the Tigers with 18 points, while Beau Brungard and Alex Rothwell each had 15. Tyler Bistarsky scored 10 points to lead the Bulldogs.
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