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High School Roundup (Jan. 9): Streetsboro win snaps Norton’s 72-game win streak

High School Roundup (Jan. 9): Streetsboro win snaps Norton’s 72-game win streak


By Tom Nader

Publisher and Editor




The Rockets snapped the Panthers’ incredible 72-game league-winning streak on Monday night in Streetsboro with a seven-point Metro Athletic Conference victory.

With the game tied 33-33 entering the fourth quarter, the Rockets used a 16-9 fourth quarter to pull out the win.

Streetsboro had three players score in double-digits, with Sydney Abbuhl leading the way with 13 points. Ella Kassan scored 12 points and Naomi Benson added 10 for the Rockets (8-3, 6-2 MAC).

The Panthers had not lost a league game since the 2017-18 season. A remarkable run that has included five consecutive league championships.

On Monday, Norton (6-6, 5-1) was led in scoring by Bailey Acord, who finished with a game-high 23 points.

Woodridge and Norton are now tied atop the MAC standings with identical 5-1 records.

Streetsboro is a game back.



Ally Harlin poured in a career-high 27 points to highlight the Falcons’ road victory over the Spartans.

The win improved Field to 8-5 overall and 5-3 in the Metro Athletic Conference.

Harlin connected on 13 field goals total in the game, including a 3-pointer.

She was joined in double figures by Delilah Rahe, who finished with a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds.

Springfield’s scoring leader was Kendal Wilderman with 15 points.

The Falcons established a 20-10 lead after the first quarter, then took a 38-20 advantage to halftime over the Spartans (3-10, 1-7 MAC).



Sophomore Nadia Lough had a double-double with 21 points and 13 rebounds as the Rovers defeated the Aviators in a non-league game on Monday.

Porter Smith also had a nice game offensively for the Rovers, scoring 12 points on six made field goals.

Rootstown (11-1) dominated the first half, outscoring Alliance (6-9) 35-14.

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