Rough night for other EOAC teams
MOGADORE–The season came to an end for the Southern boys basketball team Friday as the seventh-seeded Indians were defeated by second-seeded Mogadore 89-71 in a Division III sectional final.
Southern finishes the season 12-12.
The Wildcats advance to take on the winner of today’s United-Campbell matchup in a Division III district semifinal at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Salem High School.
Jayce Sloan totaled 18 points for the Indians. Dominic Pugliano and Cam Grodhaus each had 12 points.
Valley Christian 52,
YOUNGSTOWN–The Lisbon boys basketball team was eliminated from the postseason with a 52-45 loss to Valley Christian Friday in a Div. IV sectional final.
The sixth-seeded Blue Devils finish the season 13-11. The third-seeded Eagles advance to take on seventh-seeded East Canton in a district semifinal at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Struthers Fieldhouse. Friday’s game was the third of the season between the two teams. They split their two regular season matchups.
Justin Sweeney powered the Blue Devils with 24 points and 12 rebounds. Branson Brownfield and Ryan McCullough rounded out the scoring for Lisbon with 11 and 10 points respectively.
Jacob Mundy supplied seven rebounds, while Brice Blackburn had six rebounds.
Milan Square led Valley Christian with 18 points. Melvin Neail added 13 points.
LISBON SCORING: Justin Sweeney 9-3-24, Branson Brownfield 1-8-11, Dougie Minor 0-0-0, Jacob Mundy 0-0-0, Ryan McCullough 4-0-10, Brice Blackburn 0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 14, 11-15: 45.
VALLEY SCORING: Emanual Armour 3-0-6, Terrence White 0-0-0, Jamyk Jackson 1-6-9, Milan Square 7-0-18, Melvin Neail 3-5-13, Jordan Trowers 3-0-6. TEAM TOTALS: 17, 11-13: 52.
Three-point goals: Lisbon 6 (Sweeney 3, McCullough 2, Brownfield), Valley 7 (Square 4, Neail 2, Jackson)