Staff report

Girls basketball

Tallmadge 56, Nordonia 53

Raquel Pintz hit one of her four 3-pointers for Nordonia to tie the score at 53-53 with 30 seconds remaining, but Tallmadge’s Kirsten Lightel answered with a 3-pointer of her own as the Blue Devils improved to 12-5, 5-5 in the Suburban League.

Joanna Catalano led the Blue Devils with 23 points.

Pintz led the Knights (12-5, 6-4) with 14 points.

Highland 55, Cloverleaf 48

The host Hornets outscored the Colts 29-18 in the second half to overcome a 30-26 halftime deficit and improve to 5-12, 2-8 in the Suburban League.

AnnaRose Wiencek and Marlee Profitt led the Hornets with 18 and 16 points, respectively.

The Colts (8-9, 3-7) were led Ava Illig and Emily Civittolo with 12 and 11 points, respectively.

North 57, East 56

The Vikings picked up their first win of the season with a win at home.

With the score tied at 54-54, North sophomore Wannakey Taylor stole an inbounds pass and converted a three-point play after being fouled on a layup.

Sabria Meadows led the Vikings (1-14, 1-9 City Series) with 18 points. Taya Balknight added 10. Sashiana Meadows had eight points and 15 rebounds.

The Dragons (3-14, 2-8) were led by Kreyanna Moore’s 25 points.

Boys basketball

Mogadore 90, Waterloo 76

Senior guard Casey Ruppell led five Wildcats players that scored in double figures with 22 points.

Zeddie Pollock (15 points), Dominik Pizzino (13), Eddie Pearce (11) and Jarad Dunn (10) also contributed for the Wildcats (9-5).

The Vikings (5-9) were led by junior guards Collin Michalec and Bobby Watson with 14 points each.

Wrestling

Parma Padua 42,?St. Vincent-St. Mary 32

The Fighting Irish defeated Tallmadge 52-27 in a Division II Region 11 semifinal, but ultimately fell one step short of the state tournament to the Bruins.

The Irish received pins from freshman Joe Koontz (126 pounds, 1:42) and junior Garret Carter (132 pounds, 1:00).

In the 138-pound, senior Ryan Skonieczny earned a technical fall with a 22-7 victory.