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High school sports roundup — Feb. 1

Staff report

Boys basketball

East 67, Firestone 58

The host Dragons made 11 3-pointers in the game, including going 5-for-5 in the final two minutes to seal the victory.

Domonick Holley hit 4 3-pointers and led the Dragons (6-7, 6-2 City Series) with 23 points.

Center Derik Lewis added 18 points.

The Falcons (6-8, 4-4) were led by a 28-point, six-rebound performance from Evan Kennerly.

Buchtel 86, Garfield 58

A 30-point first quarter gave the visiting Griffins a lead they would not relinquish as they remained undefeated in the City Series.

Deric Rucker scored 19 points to lead the Griffins (10-3, 7-0).

Other scorers in double figures were Tre Smith (14), Lashawn Jackson (12) and Talen Sims (11).

Tionte Blanchard and Devonte Lash each scored 11 points to lead the Rams (1-12, 1-7).

Tallmadge 61, Copley 44

Junior forward Andrew Francesconi set the tone for the host Blue Devils (10-6, 7-3 Suburban League) scoring 14 first-half points en route to a 20-point, 11-rebound performance.

Senior guard Nate Bickar added 16 points and Colten Stricker added 13.

The Indians (5-11, 3-7) were led by senior Brandon Chillious’ 13 points.

Coventry 69, Field 55

The Comets scored 28 points in the fourth quarter to come back from a third-quarter deficit and improve to 11-6, 5-4 in the PTC-Metro.

Sophomore guard Connor Wess scored 26 points to lead the Comets.

Bryce Hargrove, Jim Holmgren and Jesse Oravecz added 15, 12 and 11 points, respectively.

Macklin Coleman scored 10 points to lead the visiting Falcons (7-8, 5-4).

Kingsway Christian 76,
Faith Christian Academy 25

Senior forward Devin Bodager set the single-game scoring record with 45 points for the host Eagles (7-11).

Bodager shot 19-of-30 from the floor and 6-of-8 from the line and also grabbed 15 rebounds.

Girls basketball

Nordonia 69,
Highland 61 (OT)

Holly Groff knocked down two 3-pointers in overtime as the Knights improved to 13-5, 7-4 in the Suburban League.

Groff led the Knights with 19 points and five 3-pointers.

Meghan Reilly and Morgan Mitchell added 14 and 10 points, respectively, for Nordonia.

The Hornets (5-13, 2-9) were led by Marlee Profitt (22 points) and Anna Rose Wiencek (18).

Woodridge 61, North 60

The host Bulldogs came back from a 15-9 first quarter deficit to knock off the Vikings.

Sophomore guard Abbe Esterak led the Bulldogs (7-11) with 24 points. Shayla Williams added 18 points.

Tia Balknight scored 17 points to lead the Vikings (1-14).

Green 53, Cloverleaf 48

The host Bulldogs improved to 6-5 in the Suburban League (11-7 overall) and were led by Julia Guyton and Madison Jackson (13 points each) and Tarah McClausland (12).

Bri Burgos scored 14 points to lead the Colts (8-10, 3-8).

Lexi Civittolo added 11 points for Cloverleaf.

Tuslaw 49,
Tusky Valley 44 (OT)

The visiting Mustangs overcame a 9-0 first-quarter shutout to improve to 13-5, 9-4 in the Principals Athletic Conference.

Freshman Mayci Sales led the Mustangs with 17 points, eight rebounds and five steals.

Sydney Gilland scored 11 points to lead the Trojans (3-9, 7-12).


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