Staff report

Girls basketball

Tallmadge 39,?Streetsboro 29

The host Blue Devils used a 22-13 run in the second half and a record-setting performance by junior Kelsey Rice to defeat the Rockets for their first win of the season.

The Blue Devils (1-0) led 17-16 at halftime but outscored the Rockets (1-1) by nine in the second half to pull away for the nonleague win.

Juniors Kirsten Lightel and Mary Ryan each had nine points to lead the Blue Devils, but it was Rice’s nine assists that will go into the record books.

Rice broke the Blue Devils’ school career assists record with her nine assists on Tuesday night. Rice now has 250 career assists and passed the record set by Amanda Bennett in 2009.

Stow 55,?Youngstown Ursuline 31

Sophomore Sam Shaver scored 19 points, and the visiting Bulldogs (1-0) went on a 16-5 run in the fourth quarter to put away the Fighting Irish (0-2).

The Bulldogs led 23-14 at halftime and 39-26 at the end of the third quarter before pulling away in the fourth for their first win of the season. Senior Abbie Lawson scored 11 points for the Bulldogs.

Rootstown 85,?Lake Center Christian 39

Junior Casey Miracle scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and the host Rovers (1-1) went on a 28-7 run in the first quarter and rolled to an easy win over the Tigers (0-1). Senior Brandi Barkhurst had 14 points and junior Taylor Eackelbary added 10 points for the Rovers.

Olivia Myers led the Tigers with 17 points.

Our Lady of the Elms 36,?Heritage Christian 22

Junior Rachel Coury scored 16 points for the host Panthers (2-0).

Norwayne 33, Northwest 32

Senior Jordan Craig scored the game-winning field goal with five seconds left to give the host Bobcats (1-0) the win.