KARLI ANKER

Manchester, basketball

Anker, a sophomore, made a game-winning 3-pointer in the final second to lift Manchester to a season-opening 50-49 win over Copley on Friday in the Chippewa Thanksgiving Classic. Anker finished with 27 points, seven rebounds, six assists, six steals and five 3-pointers. She scored 13 points in the fourth quarter as the Panthers outscored the Indians 17-6 in the final eight minutes.

 

SI’AYERA BOONE

Firestone, basketball

Boone, a junior, led host Firestone to a season-opening 64-47 victory over Coventry on Monday with 27 points, 10 rebounds and two steals. The 27 points is a career-high for Boone, who made 7-of-8 free throws and 10-of-21 shots from the field.

 

GRACE HETE

Revere, basketball

Hete, a senior, made four 3-pointers and scored 26 points on Saturday to help propel visiting Revere to a 76-60 win over Parma Normandy. Hete scored 15 points in the second half as the Minutemen outscored the Invaders 41-28 in the final 16 minutes.

 

COLLEEN LEHNER

Norton, bowling

Lehner, a junior, averaged 209 per game last week to lead Norton to victories over Portage Trail Conference foes Coventry and Ravenna. She also averaged 210 per game with a 631 series on Saturday in the Ravenna Ravens Invitational at Spins Bowl Lanes in Kent to earn All-Tournament honors as the Panthers finished second to Ashland in a 16-team event.

 

TAYLOR THOMAS

Chippewa, basketball

Thomas, a sophomore, helped the Chipps defeat Parma Padua 66-38 on Friday and Youngstown Ursuline 65-60 on Saturday in the Chippewa Thanksgiving Classic. She scored 28 points against Padua and 18 points against Ursuline. Her two-game shooting totals included 7-of-10 from 2-point range, 9-of-13 from beyond the 3-point arc and 5-of-5 from the free-throw line.

 

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