By Tom Nader
Publisher and Editor
GARFIELD 55, CAMPBELL MEMORIAL 13
The G-Men rolled to another Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference victory, defeating Campbell Memorial on the road.
In Garfield’s last two league games — triumphs over LaBrae and Campbell — the team has outscored its opponents 105-25.
On Monday, it was Laura McCoy leading the way with 18 points, while Mandy Cardinal added 16 points in the victory.
Garfield dominated from the tip, leading 22-5 in the first quarter, then holding Campbell Memorial scoreless in the second alf for a 41-5 halftime lead.
NORTON 65, FIELD 42
The Panthers dominated the first and third quarters on their way to a Metro Athletic Conference victory over Field on Monday in Brimfield.
Norton outscored the Falcons 21-9 in the opening period before the two teams tied 12-12 in the second quarter for a 33-21 lead for the Panthers at the break.
The third quarter nearly mirrored the first quarter in scoring, with Norton winning 18-7 in order to take a 51-28 lead into the fourth quarter.
Bailey Acord led the Panthers in scoring with 19 points, while teammate Dakota Graham joined her in double figures with 16. Morgan Hallett added 12 points for Norton.
Field’s leader for scoring was Delilah Rahe, who finished with 16 points, while Mckayla Miller scored a career-high 12 points for the Falcons.
Norton’s relentless defense gave Field problems, with the Falcons turning the ball over 32 times to the Panthers’ 18.
MOGADORE 61, SPRINGFIELD 35
Junior Brook McIntyre continued her run of high-scoring games, leading the Wildcats to another victory on Monday with 20 points.
McKenna Whitehead also reached double figures with 11 points for the Wildcats, who outscored the Spartans 49-24 over the final three quarters.
Mogadore shot 17-of-23 from the free-throw line and had eight different players score.
Additionally, Jocelyn Lawrentz scored six points and had nine rebounds for Mogadore.
Springfield was led offensively by Destiny Ruggiero’s eight points.
ROOTSTOWN 47, TALLMADGE 45
The Rovers survived 34 turnovers to come away with the narrow victory over the Blue Devils.
Sophomore Nadia Lough scored 24 points, hitting nine field goals with three of which coming from long range. Lough also added a game-high 15 rebounds for the Rovers, who out-rebounded Tallmadge (2-4) 41-33.
The win improves the Rovers to 7-1 on the season.
Lexi Gray led Tallmadge in scoring with 17 points.