By Tom Nader
Publisher and Editor
ROOTSTOWN 59, EAST CANTON 13
The Rovers ran out to a rout of the Wizards on Thursday in Canton.
Rootstown, now 4-1 overall, established a 21-6 lead after the first quarter and then held East Canton scoreless in the second quarter to take a 36-6 lead into halftime.
Junior Brooklynn McIntyre led the Rovers in scoring with 12 points, while Porter Smith had nine points. Abby White added seven points for the Rovers.
Rebounding leaders for Rootstown were Nadia Lough and McIntyre, who both had seven.
STREETSBORO 65, RAVENNA 36
The Rockets built a 31-21 lead at halftime, but it was in the third quarter that they really pulled away for the Metro Athletic Conference victory.
Streetsboro (1-1, 1-1 MAC) outscored Ravenna (0-2, 0-2) 23-8 in the deciding quarter, which gave the Rockets a commanding 54-39 lead going into the fourth quarter.
Four different Rockets players reached double figures in scoring, with Sydney Abbuhl and Carlee Bedford leading all scorers in the game with 14 points. Abbuhl hit three shots from beyond the 3-point arc, while Bedford hit a pair.
Naomi Benson had 12 points and Maiya Taylor scored 10 for Streetsboro.
Ravenna’s leader offensively was Kyla Carney, who finished with 13 points. Breena Kainrad added 10 points for the Ravens.
FIELD 46, CLOVERLEAF 41
The Falcons improved to 2-0 in the Metro Athletic Conference, breaking free from a 15-15 halftime tie to top the visiting Colts.
Field’s offense found its stride in the second half, scoring 31 points.
Sophomore Delilah Rahe led the way once again with 24 points and 14 rebounds. In her last two games, Rahe has scored 54 points and pulled down 29 rebounds for the Falcons (3-1 overall record).
Evie Barth was Cloverleaf’s leading scorer with 17 points, while Meghan Cavey had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
The Colts are now 2-2 overall and 1-1 in the MAC.