High School Roundup (Jan. 26): Wildcats continue mid-season surge

Record-Courier staff report Published:

Record-Courier staff report

GIRLS BASKETBALL

MOGADORE 67, OUR LADY OF THE ELMS 33

The host Wildcats remained red-hot through the season's second half and wasted little time putting Saturday's non-league game in the win column as they raced out to a 20-4 first-quarter lead and never looked back.

Brinkley Harvey buried three 3-pointers on the way to a game-high 17 points to lead Mogadore (6-9), while Ashley Barker chipped in with 13 points.

Rachel Coury had 12 points to pace Our Lady of the Elms.

KENT ROOSEVELT 67, AKRON GARFIELD 45

The Rough Riders raced out to a 22-12 first-quarter lead and cruised to a non-league win over the host Golden Rams on Saturday.

Roosevelt 11-7 pushed the lead to 40-24 at halftime and Garfield was unable to recover.

Sophomore Brianna Rock tossed in a game-high 24 points, while Courtney Olesh added 13 points and nine rebounds as the Rough Riders dominated on the glass, 42-17.

Kristin McAllister paced the Golden Rams with 20 points.

WINDHAM 57, SOUTHINGTON CHALKER 43

Jessica Isler scored 19 points and added seven assists and seven steals to lead the Bombers to a non-league win over the host Wildcats.

Windham (10-8) had a 14-11 lead after one quarter, but a 21-10 scoring burst in the second quarter gave the Bombers a 14-point lead at intermission.

Dari Heller added 12 points and Morgan Schreiner chipped in with 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Bombers.

SPRINGFIELD 54, WATERLOO 41

The host Spartans outscored the Vikings 27-18 in the second half to break open a close game in a PTC cross-division contest.

Springfield (3-12) led 27-23 at intermission, but outscored Waterloo (8-8) 13-10 in the third period to open some breathing room and then put the game away with a 14-8 scoring run over the final eight minutes.

Sam Karas tossed in a game-leading 22 points to led the Spartans, while teammate Allie Rodenbucher chipped in with 14 tallies.

Megan Forney had 21 points to lead the Vikings. while Jamie Willis added 10 points.

COVENTRY 64, AKRON EAST 34

The Comets jumped on the Dragons in the first quarter and opened a 20-5 lead and coasted to a non-league win.

Coventry (7-9) had four players reach double figures led by Emily Cerepak with 13 points, including a trio of 3-pointers.

Sisters Karli and Kristi Morisak scored 11 points each, while Chloe Baird tossed in 10 points for the Comets.

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