Published: Saturday, January 6, 2007
Irish roll to 8th behind Brown
The Ursuline senior scored 30 points and had 15 rebounds in the win over Rayen.
YOUNGSTOWN D'Aundray Brown scored 30 points and pulled down 15 rebounds as Ursuline High cruised to its eighth straight victory 63-41 over Rayen in boys basketball action here Friday night.
Brown had 11 of his points in the third quarter when the Irish blew open the contest with a 23-12 advantage over the Tigers.
Ron-Carlos Hilton paced Rayen (2-8) with 10 points.
Ursuline outrebounded the Tigers 40-25 behind Brown.
Cleveland Benedictine 61,
CLEVELAND Benedictine built a 32-16 lead by halftime, then held on for the victory.
L.J. Sutton scored 22 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and block four shots to pace the Cardinals (1-6). Trylor McCarthy pulled down 11 rebounds and Jim Marlowe had four assists.
Walker Boykin scored 17 points for Benedictine (5-4) and Cameron Wright added 12.
Canton GlenOak 55, Boardman 44
BOARDMAN Kostas Koufos, a 7-foot senior who is an Ohio State recruit, scored 24 points to lead GlenOak (4-3, 1-1 Federal League).
Boardman (2-7, 0-2) led 40-39 after three quarters then Koufos scored 10 points in the final eight minutes.
T.J. Hosa and Raj Sheth each scored 14 points for the Spartans.
Canfield 44, Howland 42
HOWLAND After leading by a 34-30 count after three quarters, the Cardinals (6-1, 2-0 MAC) had to hold off a late Howland (2-6, 1-1) rally.
Down 43-40 in the waning moments, the Tigers received a jumper from Drew Guido but could get no closer. Joe Carbone had 11 points and eight rebounds for Canfield.
Nathan Cope scored 14 points for Howland.
Campbell 44, East Liverpool 26
CAMPBELL Bryant Burt had 13 points, while Jermaine Richardson scored 12 to lead Campbell (5-1, 2-0) in a Metro Athletic Conference game.
Antwan Dawson had 11 points for the Red Devils, who held East Liverpool to 19 percent shooting (9 of 48) from the field.
Donnie Green scored 11 points for the Potters.
Salem 58, Struthers 55
SALEM The Quakers (1-6, 1-1 MAC) snapped a six-game losing streak, holding off a late rally by the Wildcats (4-3, 1-1) to prevail.
Travis Wisler, who connected on four 3-point baskets, paced Salem with 21 points. Matt Kukura took scoring honors for the Wildcats with 24 points.