RECORD-COURIER STAFF REPORT
ROOTSTOWN 55, WINDHAM 46
The host Rovers raced out to a 26-15 halftime lead and made it stand up in posting a PTC County Division win over the Bombers.
Cayanne Breznak led a balanced attack for Rootstown (8-8, 5-5 PTC County) with 13 points, followed by Madison Hartung with 12 points and Jalynn Myers with 10 points. Myers and Casey Miracle each grabbed nine rebounds for the Rovers.
Morgan Schreiner and Brittany Knight led Windham (8-9, 5-5 PTC County) with nine points apiece.
WATERLOO 70, GARFIELD 64 (OT)
The Vikings outscored the host G-Men 11-5 in overtime to pull out a hard-fought PTC County Division victory.
Jamie Willis poured in a game-high 32 points, including four 3-pointers, for Waterloo (8-7, 7-3), while Megan Forney added 18 points.
Garfield's Jackie Tabor also had a big night, scoring 28 points for the G-Men (4-11, 2-7), followed by Madisson Geddes with 13 points. Alicia Witte chipped in with 11 rebounds.
RAVENNA 51, CRESTWOOD 25
The visiting Ravens held the Red Devils to single-digit scoring in each period en route to a PTC Metro victory.
Deja Sanders led Ravenna (11-6, 8-2) with 16 points.
Allison Vannoy scored nine points for Crestwood (8-7, 4-6).
SOUTHEAST 57, EAST CANTON 37
The Pirates used an 18-8 second quarter to open up a 28-14 halftime lead and defeat host East Canton in a PTC County Division game.
Brittany Butcher buried five 3-pointers en route to scoring 15 points for Southeast (12-4, 8-1), while Rachel Stull added 13 points. Shayna White led the way on the glass with seven rebounds.
Megan Gothard had nine points and 11 rebounds for East Canton (4-12, 1-9).
FIELD 58, SPRINGFIELD 35
The visiting Falcons jumped out to an 18-6 lead after one period and never looked back in defeating the Spartans in a PTC Metro Division contest.
Katrina Eldreth scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Field (11-5, 7-3) and Morgan Peachey added 11.
Sam Karas had 10 points and seven rebounds for Springfield (3-11, 1-9).
SPRINGFIELD 2,325, COVENTRY 2,124
The Spartans continued their dominance over the Portage Trail Conference Metro Division with their second consecutive victory over the Comets, this time at the Spartans' home of Bill White's Akron Lanes.
Springfield left no doubt who was in charge of the match as it won 2,325 to 2,124, including three decisive Baker games that saw the Spartans lead 515 to 482.
Chelsea Crihfield lit up the lanes for the Spartans with a 245 initial game and a 421 series, while Amanda Smith fired her own 400 series with games of 202-214.
For the Comets, Kayla Jackson rolled a 233 game on her way to a 423 series.
Springfield remains undefeated with a 9-0 PTC Metro Division record and Coventry dropped to 6-2.
KENT ROOSEVELT 2,124, CRESTWOOD 2,028
Micayla Moore rolled a 247 for the Rough Riders in Kent Roosevelt's victory over Crestwood at Kent Lanes.
Kent Roosevelt scored a total 2,124 pins to earn a 94-pin victory over the Red Devils (2-4 PTC Metro), which improved the Riders' record in the PTC Metro Division to 6-3.
Kaitlyn Jastromb added a 355 series for Roosevelt, bowling a high game of 190.
Crestwood was led by Courtney Berish's 207 high game and 401 series, with Leannah Frances adding a 189-367.
COVENTRY 2,369, SPRINGFIELD 2,303
The Comets beat the Spartans in two straight matches, finishing their sweep at Bill White's Akron Lanes with a 66-pin victory.
Coventry's Devin Elekes fired a 415 series, with a 215 game to help the Comets to victory. Additionally, Kyle Maneval added a 200 game and Alex Morrow topped the 200 mark with a 211.
For the Spartans, Mason Pastorius had the high game of the match, a 238, with a 432 high series. Kyle Ambrose rolled a 203 and Garrett Masters tipped the pins for a 207 game.
Springfield is now 4-5 in the PTC Metro, while Coventry improved to a 5-2.
KENT ROOSEVELT 2,465, CRESTWOOD 2,343
It looked like the match was securely in the Rough Riders' corner with a 122-pin spread, but it was closer than it looked as Kent Roosevelt beat Crestwood 2,465 to 2,343 at Kent Lanes.
Kent Roosevelt and Crestwood were only one pin apart following the two regular games, with the Riders totaling a 1,833 and the Red Devils a 1,822.
However, the Rough Riders poured it on in the first Baker game, tossing a 202 game to the Red Devils' 139 to take command of the match. The Rough Riders finished with an outstanding 632 Baker series to earn the victory and improve their record to 7-2 in the PTC Metro Division.
The Rough Riders were led by Joey Swanson's 224 game and 410 series, with Ben Langstaff starting his two game set with a 210 game.
The Red Devils' Matt Lyons had the best series of the match, a 425 that included a 221 game.
TRACK AND FIELD
A pair of Rootstown standouts also performed well at last weekend's Kent State University indoor track meet that were inadvertently left out of the writeup that appeared in Wednesday's edition of the Record-Courier.
The Rovers' William Morgan placed fourth overall in the 3,200 meters with a time of 10:23.13. He also competed in the one-mile event, placing 12th overall with a 4:48.34.
Additionally, Chris Saillant finished sixth among the competitors in the 60-meter hurdles with his time of 9.70.