PREP BASKETBALL

McDonald 89, Wellsville 54

MCDONALD — Wellsville was witness to a historic milestone on Friday as it exited the Div. IV tournament with an 89-54 loss to McDonald in the sectional final.

McDonald junior Zach Rasile became the first Blue Devil to reach 2,000 points for his career as he tallied 43 points in the win. Rasile has 2,017 points and is the 25th player in Ohio high school history to surpass 2,000 points.

McDonald will meet Lowellville on Tuesday in a Div. IV district semifinal at Struthers Fieldhouse.

Wellsville (14-10) was led by Justin Wright’s 18 points. Luke Green added 13 points.

WELLSVILLE: 14-16-9-15–54

MCDONALD: 28-22-21-18–89

WELLSVILLE SCORING: Luke Green 5-0-13, Garrett Scott 2-5-11, Eli Deiringer 0-0-0, Derrick Suggs 5-0-10, Conner Ramsey 0-0-0, Justin Wright 8-2-18, Charles Heffner 0-0-0, Justin Talbert 0-0-0, Levi Boley 1-0-2, Justin Thirtyacre 0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 21, 7-10: 54.

MCDONALD SCORING: Zach Rasile 17-3-43, Parker Higgins 0-0-0, Josh Celli 5-1-11, Cam Tucker 2-0-4, Dominc Carkido 4-2-13, Ryan Scala 2-0-5, Jake Portolese 4-1-11, Ziad Aziz 1-0-2. TEAM TOTALS: 35, 7-12: 89.

Three-point goals: Wellsville 5 (Green 3, Scott), McDonald 12 (Rasile 6, Carkido 3, Portolese 2, Scala).

Lowellville 54, Southern 47

LOWELLVILLE — Southern Local wrapped up its season with a 54-47 loss to Lowellville in a Division IV sectional final Friday.

Lowellville (17-6) will play McDonald on Tuesday in a Div. IV district semifinal at Struthers Fieldhouse.

Southern finishes with a 15-9 record.

Cam Grodhaus led the Indians with 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists. Jayce Sloan added 11 rebounds and two steals, Max Hart seven rebounds, Brock Smalley three assists and Bradly Sloan three steals.

SOUTHERN: 6-8-15-18–47

LOWELLVILLE: 15-8-9-23–55

SOUTHERN SCORING: Giovanni Estrada 0-0-0, Brock Smalley 2-0-6, Cam Grodhaus 5-2-15, Josh Pratt 1-2-4, Max Hart 2-1-5, Nick May 2-2-6, Bradly Sloan 1-1-3, Jayce Sloan 1-2-4, James Burris 0-0-0, Tanner Patterson 0-0-0, Brady Tolson 2-0-4. TEAM TOTALS: 16, 10-18: 47.

LOWELLVILLE SCORING: Micah Maula-Zarlingo 2-5-11, Matt Hvisdak 7-10-25, Jake Rotz 4-1-9, Cole Bunofsky 2-0-4, Joey Ballone 0-0-0, Dylan Durkin 3-0-6, John Loshuk 0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 18, 16-28: 55.

Three-point goals: Southern 5 (Grodhaus 3, Smalley 2), Lowellville 3 (Mamula-Zarlingo 2, Hvisdak).