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2017  -  2018

     
   

CANTON McKINLEY

LADY PUPS VARSITY

BULLDOG BASKETBALL

       
 

2017 STATE FINAL FOUR  - 2017 REGION CHAMPIONS - 2017 DISTRICT CHAMPIONS

     
   
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ALL GAMES
FEDERAL LEAGUE
FIELD HOUSE
ROAD GAMES
       
   

WINS

15

LOSS

1

WINS

7

LOSS

1

WINS

5

LOSS

1

WIN

10

LOSS

0

       
             
   

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Head Coach Pam Davis, 11th season at McKinley 244-51 (Career 499-98)

Willie Davis is our Associate Head Coach.
Varsity Assistant Coaches are Dave Nash, Fred Johnson and Keith Green.
Junior Varsity Head Coach is Marcus Parker.
Freshman Head Coach is Orlandria Kirksey.
LAST SEASON RECORD 26-3; 9-3
       
   

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WILLIE DAVIS

  ASSISTANT HEAD COACH

DAVE NASH

  ASSISTANT HEAD COACH

FRED JOHNSON

  ASSISTANT HEAD COACH

KEITH GREEN

  ASSISTANT HEAD COACH

       
                   
 

2018 VARSITY ROSTER

     
   

#10

Junior

KYARA LUCIUS

5’ 5”

Guard

       
   

#12

Senior

LAUREN MEREDITH

5’ 1’

Guard

       
   

#14

Senior

SAMIA HATCHETT

5’ 6”

Guard

       
   

#20

Senior

CHAMERA YOUNG

5’ 4”

Guard

       
   

#22

Freshman

NAKYAH TERRELL

5’ 6’

Guard

       
   

#24

Junior

KIERSTAN BELL

6’ 0”

Guard

       
   

#30

Junior

JAZZLYN KRAMER

5’ 8’

Forward

       
   

#32

Senior

TRINITI LEE

6’ 2”

Forward

       
   

#34

Senior

JAMEONNA CAUTHON

5’ 6”

Guard

       
   

#40

Sophomore

SHALANEE GOODEN

5’ 9”

Forward

       
   

#44

Sophomore

ALISON BOYKIN

5’ 10”

Forward

       
   

#50

Freshman

KYLA FOSTER

5’ 5”

Guard

       
   

#54

Junior

TALYN WILLIAMS

5’ 8”

Guard

       
                     
             
   

JUNIOR VARSITY

   

FRESHMAN TEAM

       
                   
   

MARCUS PARKER

HEAD COACH

   

ORLANDRIA KIRKSEY

HEAD COACH

       
 

JUNIOR VARSITY ROSTER

FRESHMAN ROSTER

     
     

WINS

11

LOSS

3

                 
 

#10

  KI’ARA CHAMBERS

So. 56” Guard

 

#10

  TAHIRAH HUMPHRIES

Fr. 56” Guard

       
 

#12

  JAZZEMIERE RAMPEY

So. 59” Fwd

 

#12

  KEYAIRA WILLIAMS

Fr. 55” Guard

       
 

#14

  ALEXUS LETCHER

Jr. 53” Guard

 

#14

  CYRENA REED

Fr. 55” Fwd

       
 

#20

  CAMARIE PATTERSON

So. 55” Guard

 

#20

  JIDAYAH BROWN

Fr. 58” Fwd

       
 

#22

  AYANNA GILLINS

So. 54” Guard

 

#22

  KAYLA RANDOLPH

Fr. 53” Guard

       
 

#24

  NELLY BLAIR

Jr. 53” Guard

 

#24

  A’NYA WALKER

Fr. 54” Guard

       
 

#30

  ILIAYAH WILSON

So. 54” Guard

 

#30

  ASHLEY SPENCER

Fr. 57” Fwd

       
 

#32

  GABBI GRIMES

Jr. 58” Fwd

 

#34

  DESTINY ANTHONY

Fr. 55” Fwd

       
 

#34

  SHAQUIEERA SMITH

So. 54” Guard

 

#42

  ZIYA CROWLEY

Fr. 56” Fwd

       
 

#40

  JA’NYA BRADLEY

So. 52” Guard

 

#50

  DESTINEY HENSON

Fr. 57” Fwd

       
 

#44

  ALISON BOYKIN

So. 59” Fwd

               
 

#52

  SHALANEE GOODEN

So. 58” Fwd

               
                       
                   
             
                           

2018 SCHEDULE and RESULTS

 
 

LAST GAME - BEAT GREEN STAURDAY

   

NEXT GAME - at JACKSON WEDNESDAY

 
 

Where Champions Are Made And Success Is Tradition

   

REGULAR SEASON   denotes Federal League Game,  denotes JV game played first

 
 

Fri, Nov 24

7:30 PM

 YOUNGSTOWN URSULINE at BULLDOG BATTLE I

W

75

34

MFH

     
 

Sat, Nov 25

7:30 PM

 ROCKY RIVER MAGNIFCAT at BULLDOG BATTLE I

W

81

41

MFH

     
 

Tue, Nov 28

7:00 PM

 at NORTON

W

107

35

A

     
 

Sat, Dec 2

11:00 AM

 at AK. FIRESTONE - Joe Siegferth Classic, MEN's Varsity follows

W

79

8

A

     
 

Sat, Dec 9

2:30 PM

 at PERRY •

W

85

37

A

     
 

Fri, Dec. 15

6:00 PM

GREEN

W

68

34

MFH

     
 

Wed, Dec 20

7:30 PM

 JACKSON

L (OT)

55

59

MFH

     
 

Sat. Dec 23

2:30 PM

 GLENOAK

W

68

47

MFH

     
 

Thur. Dec. 28

8:30 PM

 vs JACKSONVILLE (FL) POTTERS HOUSE CHRISTIAN at BRC17

W

65

15

A

     
 

Fri. Dec. 29

2:30 PM

 vs COLUMBIA (MO) ROCK BRIDGE at BRAGGIN’ RIGHTS, CINCINNATI

W

62

49

A

     
 

Wed, Jan 3

7:30 PM

 N. CANTON HOOVER

W

72

49

MFH

     
 

Sat, Jan 6

7:30 PM

 at LAKE •

W

59

27

A

     
 

Wed, Jan 10

7:30 PM

 at GLENOAK •

W

57

56

A

     
 

Sat, Jan 14

TBA

 at AKRON ST. VINCENT-ST. MARY 

W

75

42

A

     
 

Thu, Jan 17

7:00 PM

 at SHAKER HEIGHTS

W

63

30

A

     
 

Sat, Jan 20

2:30 PM

 at GREEN •

W

59

39

A

     
 

Wed, Jan 24

7:30 PM

 at JACKSON •

-

0

0

A

     
 

Sat, Jan 27

2:30 PM

 at N. CANTON HOOVER •

-

0

0

A

     
 

Sat, Feb 3

2:30 PM

 LAKE

-

0

0

MFH

     
 

Sat, Feb 10

6:30 PM

 SHAKER HEIGHTS HATHAWAY BROWN

-

0

0

MFH

     
 

Mon, Feb 5

6:30 PM

 MASSILLON PERRY

 -  0  0  MFH      
 

Wed, Feb 14

7:30 PM

 at MASSILLON WASHINGTON

-

0

0

A

     

OHSAA DIVISION I GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

 
 

Sat, Feb 17

1:00 PM

vs TBASECTIONAL SEMIFINAL AT HIGHER SEEDED TEAM

-

0

0

MFH

     
 

Thur, Feb 22

7:00 PM

vs TBASECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AT HIGHER SEEDED TEAM

-

0

0

MFH

     
 

Mon, Feb 26

6:00 PM

vs TBA • DISTRICT SEMIFINAL AT MEDINA HIGH SCHOOL

-

0

0

A

     
 

Thur, Mar 1

7:00 PM

vs TBA • DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP AT MEDINA HIGH SCHOOL

-

0

0

A

     
 

Tue, Mar 6

6:15 PM

vs TBA • REGION SEMIFINAL AT CANTON CIVIC CENTER

-

0

0

A

     
 

Fri, Mar 9

7:00 PM

vs TBA • REGION CHAMPIONSHIP AT CANTON CIVIC CENTER

-

0

0

A

     

STATE TOURNAMENT at VALUE CITY ARENA at THE JEROME SHOTTENSTEIN CENTER

 
 

Fri, Mar 16

6:00 PM

vs TBA • STATE SEMIFINAL

-

0

0

A

     
 

Sat, Mar 17

8:30 PM

vs TBA • STATE CHAMPIONSHIIP

-

0

0

A

     

POINTS FOR THE SEASON

 
     

AVERAGE POINTS TO DATE

16 GAMES

70.6

37.6

       
     

TOTAL POINTS TO DATE

 

1,130

602

       
       
       
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ASSOCIATED PRESS STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL POLL

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Here's how a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates

Ohio high school girls basketball teams in the weekly Associated Press poll of 2017-18.

With won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses).

DIVISION I

Rank

  1. Newark

  2. West Chester Lakota West

  3. Pickerington Central
  4. Dublin Coffman

  5. Solon

  6. Canton McKinley

  7. Cincinnati Mt. Notre Dame

  8. Stow-Monroe Falls

  9. Dresden Tri-Valley

10. Toledo Notre Dame

10. Canfield

Others receiving 12 or more points:

   None

 


2018 VARSITY RESULTS
Box scores and game links to stories courtesy of www.CantonRep.com
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BULLDOG BATTLE I DAY ONE- Entire day of Ladies Basketball starting at 11:00 AM

at Memorial Field House

1

2

3

4

 

FINAL

Youngstown Ursuline (0-1)

9

5

7

13

 

34

Canton McKinley (1-0)

30

14

17

12

 

75

URSULINE (0-1): Harris 6 4-10 17, Fabry 0 2-2 2, Goodnight 2 0-0 5, Curd 2 0-1 4, Ball 3 0-0 6.
        Totals 13 6-13 34.
CANTON McKINLEY (1-0): Young 6 0-0 14, Terrell 6 1-2 13, Bell 15 0-0 31, Kramer 1 0-0 2, Lee 2 0-0 5, Cauthon 2 1-2 5, Foster 2 1-1 5.
       Totals 34 3-5 75.
3-Point Field Goals: Young 2, Bell, Lee, Harris, Goodnight.
Total fouls: McKinley 18-9.
Fouled out: None.
Rebounds: Ursuline 36 (Harris 8), McKinley 58 (Bell 15).
JV: McKinley 63-29.

 

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BULLDOG BATTLE I DAY TWO

at Memorial Field House

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2

3

4

 

FINAL

Rocky River Magnificat (0-1)

10

7

12

12

 

41

Canton McKinley (2-0)

20

22

24

15

 

81

MAGNIFICAT (0-1) Becker 1-0-0-3, Chambers 2-0-0-4, Varga 2-4-5-8, Robinson 1-0-0-3, Heistockem 0-1-2-1, Woidke 1-0-0-2, McAuliffe 3-0-0-11, Lisjak 3-1-1-7.
     Totals: 14-8-10-41
CANTON McKINLEY (2-0) Young 3-2-4-9, Terrell 4-0-0-8, Bell 18-4-4-42, Kramer 3-2-4-8, Lee 1-1-2-3, Foster 3-3-7-9, Williams 1-0-0-2.
      Totals: 33-12-21-81
Fouls: Mags 17-11 Rebounds McKinley 45 (Lee 8) Mags 31 (McAuliffe 6)
Foster 6 assists
JV Mags 51-49
Kierstan Bell ties the McKinley school record with 42 pts in a single game. She shares the record with Treasure Humphries. Kierstan has moved up the list of most career points, currently standing second with 1,337.
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Game 3 is a non-conference game

at Norton High School

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2

3

4

FINAL

Canton McKinley (3-0)

22

28

35

22

35

Norton

11

8

10

6

107

Kierstan Bell fired in 37 points as visiting McKinley downed Norton 107-35.
NORTON McKinley came into Norton’s gym on Tuesday and treated it as its own as junior Kierstan Bell outscored the Panthers herself in the Bulldogs’ 107-35 non-league victory.
Bell rang up a 37-point performance highlighted by 15 buckets, including two 3-pointers. She also grabbed nine rebounds to share team-honors with 5-10 sophomore Alison Boykin.
Senior Chamera Young sank three 3s and scored 17 points. Freshman guard Nakyah Terrell added 11 points for McKinley, which led 50-19 at halftime in improving to 3-0.
 
CANTON McKINLEY (3-0): Lucius 1 4-4 6, Meredith 1 0-0 2, Young 7 0-0 17, Terrell 5 0-0 11, Bell 15 5-9 37, Kramer 4 1-2 9, Lee 2 2-2 6, Cauthon 0 0-1 0, Boykin 3 0-1 6, Gillins 1 0-2 2, Foster 4 1-2 9, Williams 0 2-4 2.
     Totals 42 12-27 107.
NORTON: Favor 0 2-4 2, Shearer 2 3-4 7, Harper 0 0-2 0, Hosey 3 2-3 8, A. Murawski 4 0-2 8, Lester 3 0-0 6, K. Murawski 1 2-2 4.
     Totals 13 7-9 35.
3-Point Field Goals: Young 3, Bell 2, Terrell.
Total fouls: Norton 25-17.
Fouled out: None.
Rebounds: McKinley 47 (Bell Boykin 9), Norton 39 (Hosey 9).
JV: McKinley 61-12.
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Joe Siegerth Classic

at Firestone High School

1

2

3

4

 

FINAL

Canton McKinley (4-0)

34

24

14

7

 

79

Akron Firestone (0-2)

2

2

4

0

 

8

Joe Siegferth Basketball Classic, at Firestone

MCKINLEY (4-0): Lucius 1 0-0 2 Meredith 2 0-0 4, Young 2 0-0 6, Terrell 4 2-4 10, Bell 13 1-3 27, Kramer 1 0-0 2, Lee 3 0-0 6, Cauthon 3 0-0 6, Gooden 0 1-4 1, Boykin 1 1-2 3, Foster 6 0-2 12

      Totals 36 5-15 79.

FIRESTONE (0-2):  Johnson 1 0-2 2, Lane 2 0-0 4, Reaves 1 0-0 2,.

       Totals 4 0-2 8.

3-Point Field Goals: Young 2.

Total fouls: McKinley 10-8.

Fouled out: None.

No JV game

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Game 3, Federal League Opener

at Perry High School

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2

3

4

 

FINAL

Canton McKinley (5-0, 1-0)

19

19

22

25

 

85

Massillon Perry (1-3, 0-1)

9

3

12

13

 

37

Kierstan Bell poured in 44 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead McKinley to a Federal League victory over Perry. Bell made 19 field goals and was 3-of-4 from the foul line. Kyla Foster also had 10 points for McKinley. Rylee Pireu had 18 points to lead Perry.


McKinley (5-0, 1-0), Totals: 35-9-12-85 .

Hatchett 1-0-0-3, Young 2-1-2-5, Terrell 3-0-0-5, Bell 19-3-4-44, Kramer 2-1-1-5, Lee 1-2-2-4, Cauthon 2-0-0-5, Boykin 1-2-2-4, Foster 5-0-1-10 .

Perry (1-3, 0-1), Totals: 12-8-15-37

Leapline 0-0-1-0, Pireu 5-5-8-16, Terrell 3-0-0-8, Senflen 1-0-0-2, Wilson 1-2-4-4, Cunningham 2-1-2-5 .

3 pts goals Bell 3 Pireu 3, K. Terrell 2, N. Terrell 1, Hatchett 1 Cauthon 1

Fouls McK 15 Perry 8 Foul Out none

Rebounds McKinley 47 (Bell 13) Perry 17 . Cunningham 6

JV score, McKinley 39-24

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McKinley’s girls improved to 6-0 with their latest dominant showing

 

at Memorial Field House

1

2

3

4

 

FINAL

Uniontown Green  (6-0, 2-0)

17

9

6

2

 

34

Canton McKinley (6-1, 2-1)

17

24

14

13

 

68


BATTLE OF UNBEATENS
Canton:
Head coach Pam Davis said she isn’t getting ahead of herself, but she is telling her team a lot about her great 2010 squad that won a state title.
“We knew it would be a challenge,” Davis said. “Green is very fundamentally sound and well coached. I thought we answered the challenge pretty well.” Green came in with a 6-0 record and was 2-0 in the Federal League after a 56-32 conquest of Lake. This didn’t unnerve a McKinley team whose conquests include a 107-35 romp over Norton and a 79-8 win over Akron Firestone.
The Bulldogs pounded Perry 85-37 in their only previous Federal League test. Green surprised McKinley early, playing with speed and efficiency. Inside feeds to Sidney Marshall and Olivia Payne produced layups that put Green on top 17-11 late in the first quarter. On defense, Green camped efficiently in a 2-3 zone anchored by 6-foot-3 sophomore Marissa Berlin. McKinley’s game kicked in.
Kierstan Bell’s steal and layup put the Bulldogs up 19-17 early in the second quarter. Senior guard Chamera Young came back from a rest and immediately hit a couple of 3s.
McKinley’s pressure began to bother the Summit County Bulldogs. When Green worked the ball for a half minute and made a turnover without finding anything close to a decent shot, the writing was on the Field House wall.
Bell finished with 33 points, Young with 15. McKinley’s tenacious defense kept Green’s leading scorer, senior Bianah Mastriano, to seven points.
“I told our players all week, ‘Compete as hard as you possibly can,’” said Green head coach Tracy Miller. “I thought we did. That’s a really good McKinley team, with a really special player. Everything Bell does sets her apart.”

Green totals: 14-2-2-34         
           Payne 2-0-0-4, Mastriano 3-0-7, Trainer 3-0-0-6, Pearce 1-0-0-2, Glass 1-2-2-5, Maynard 3-0-0-6,  Berlin 1-0-0-2 .
McKinley totals: 20-10-12-68.          
           Lucius 0-1-2-1, Hatchett 1-0-0-2, Young 4-4-4-15, Terrell 2-0-0-5,  Bell 14-4-4-33, Foster 5-1-2-12.
3-Point field goals made: Young 3, Terrell, Bell, Foster Mastriano, Glass 1
Rebounds McKinley 37 ( Bell 12) . Green 25 ( Maynard 9) Terrell 6 assists
JV result: Played Saturday morning and won
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Taylor Mikesell erupts for 40 points as Jackson upsets McKinley

The Repository Sports, CantonRep.com

at Memorial Field House

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2

3

4

OT

FINAL

Massillon Jackson (6-1, 2-1)

16

10

12

15

7

59

Canton McKinley (6-1, 2-1)

8

15

12

17

3

55

The Maryland recruit scored a career-high as the Polar Bears snapped a 20-game losing streak to the Pups.
CANTON On a chilly night in December, Taylor Mikesell put a performance worthy of March.
The Jackson senior guard scored a career-high 40 points and the the Polar Bears got a poised, gritty performance from everyone else en route to a 59-55 overtime victory over McKinley on Wednesday night at Memorial Field House.
The win ended Jackson’s 20-game losing skid to the Pups, a streak that dates back to 2004.
“I don’t know if I’ve been part of a better basketball game,” said Anthony Butch, the Polar Bears’ exhausted — and elated — head coach. “I’ve been coaching for 15 years and I’ve never seen a better single performance in a game and an atmosphere like that.
“I mean, she played incredible.”
Mikesell scored all seven of Jackson’s points in overtime, hitting a pair of free throws with 6.6 seconds left to make it 58-55, then splitting a pair with 2.2 seconds left to seal it. The clinching free throw came after Jackson senior guard Naudier Becton stole a pass intended for McKinley junior Kierstan Bell in the backcourt.
It was the final hustle play on a night filled with them for the Polar Bears, who were coming off a 63-42 loss to Federal League rival GlenOak.
“We had our district semifinal here last year and we were prepared from the start,” said Mikesell, whose team fell behind 6-0 early, only to rally for a 16-8 lead after the first quarter. “We knew what it felt like to play in a loud gym and Maddie Ryan, Naudier, Chloe — everyone just played incredible. I ended up with the (40-point) score, but I couldn’t have done that without them.”
Mikesell also had five rebounds and three steals and made one of the game’s biggest defensive plays in the final seconds of the fourth quarter. After Becton hit the game-tying layup with 25 seconds left in regulation, McKinley ran the clock down to 7 seconds, then called timeout. Bell caught the inbounds pass at the top of the 3-point line, where she was shadowed by Becton. As Bell drove right, Mikesell rotated over to help, then got a hand on Bell’s pass to Chamera Young, who couldn’t corral the ball and lost it out of bounds, forcing overtime.
Bell, Ohio’s reigning Ms. Basketball, entered the game averaging 36 points per contest, but finished with just 23 as Jackson shadowed her with three defenders all game, often in a 1-3-1 zone. Bell added 10 rebounds, six steals and five assists while playing in front of Ohio State women’s coach Kevin McGuff. (The Buckeyes, like most Division I schools, are recruiting Bell.)
“In my opinion, she’s the best player — other than Taylor — in the state of Ohio,” Butch said of Bell. “She deserves all the accolades and the praise and she’s a special kid.
“Our goal was to make anybody but her beat us.”
Becton had six points and six steals for the Polar Bears (6-1, 3-1). Falconer scored just two points, but grabbed 12 rebounds.
Chamera Young scored 13 points to go with six rebounds for McKinley (6-1, 2-1), which hadn’t lost since last year’s Division I state semifinal.
“We gave up (40) points to a single individual player and that’s never happened since I’ve coached here,” McKinley coach Pam Davis said. “She (Mikesell) moved well without the ball and we didn’t stick with our defensive principles and that was the end result.
“Hopefully (McKinley’s younger players) will learn from this and work on refining some of their skills and understand what it’s like to play in pressure situations. This game can’t do anything but help us down the line.”
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Jackson Totals: 18-13-16-59
          Becton 3-0-0-6, Ryan 2-0-0-5, Falconer 0-2-2-2, Diese 3-0-0-6, Mikesell 12-11-14-40.
 
McKinley Totals: 21-7-11-55
           Young 5-0-0-13, Terrell 1-2-2-4, Bell 8-4-6-23, Lee 3-1-1-7, Cauthon 3-0-0-6, Foster 1-0-2-2.

3-pt FG Mikesell 5, Young, Bell 3, Ryan 1. 
Fouls: Jackson 14-11
Rebounds: Jackson 41 (Falconer 11) McKinley 33 (Bell 8)
JV: McKinley 65-35
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No contest: Behind Bell, McKinley girls roll past GlenOak

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The reigning Ms. Basketball scored 30 points as the Pups defeated last year’s Federal League champions 68-47.
CANTON Three days after getting zoned out, the McKinley girls basketball team looked locked in.
Reigning Ms. Basketball Kierstan Bell scored 30 points with eight rebounds, seven assists and four steals and the Pups blitzed the Federal League’s only remaining unbeaten team, rolling past GlenOak 68-47 on Saturday at Memorial Field House.
“It was a great test for our girls after a loss,” said McKinley coach Pam Davis, whose team fell 59-55 to Jackson in overtime on Wednesday. “We were pretty much able to impose our will on a team we haven’t beaten in a while.”
McKinley (7-1, 3-1) jumped out to a 12-0 lead over the Golden Eagles in the first four minutes, although GlenOak quickly responded with a 13-2 run of its own to keep things close.
It didn’t last. The Bulldogs led by as many as 13 in the second quarter and then put together a dominant third quarter, forcing 10 Golden Eagle turnovers and outscoring GlenOak 19-6 to take a 54-31 lead entering the fourth.
“We were a lot more focused this game,” Bell said. “When we played Jackson, we really weren’t that focused. I think we played very well this game.”
Bell scored “just” 24 points against the Polar Bears, who started playing zone before they even got off the bus and opted to triple-team Bell for much of the game.
GlenOak, by contrast, played full court pressure defense on Saturday and managed to force 26 McKinley turnovers. Problem was, when the Bulldogs did break pressure, it led to layups.
When asked if she was surprised GlenOak didn’t take Jackson’s defensive approach, Davis said, “I know Jackson is slow, so they don’t press a lot. GlenOak possesses a lot of speed and quickness and I think they thought they could handle my young ballhandlers. They rattled (freshman point guard Nakyah Terrell) somewhat, but she was able to get us into our offense the majority of the time.”
McKinley got a huge game from freshman Kyla Foster, who had 18 points and repeatedly scored on transition layups, often off fast break passes from Bell. It was a nice bounceback game for the speedy guard, who had just two points against the Polar Bears.
“She played very well,” Bell said of Foster. “I’m proud of her. She’s only a freshman, but we need a little bit more out of her (than she had on Wednesday). She’s learning.”
Added Davis, “She possesses a lot of speed, but she needs to be able to translate into basketball transition. We kind of posed a challenge to her from last performance because we didn’t get all we could get out of her. She kind of came out of her shell.”
Terrell added six points and six assists for the Pups, who last beat GlenOak on Jan. 30, 2016, to clinch that year’s outright Federal League title. That was the last regular season conference loss for the Eagles until Saturday, who had won 16 straight.
“I didn’t like our effort at all,” GlenOak coach Paul Wackerly said. “We were out of sync and we didn’t play well together. It was real individual. We don’t play like that. If we do play like that, we don’t win. We don’t have the size to do that.”
Aniyah Hall scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds for GlenOak (7-1, 4-1), which is playing without 6-foot-1 sophomore center Hayley Smith (ACL). Erica Warren added nine points and five rebounds for the Golden Eagles, who committed 28 turnovers of their own.
When asked if this loss could be helpful, Wackerly said, “It’s definitely helpful for us. It’s great for us. We’ll get better.
“We beat Jackson by 21, then they came in here and beat them (McKinley) and then McKinley beats us by 21. Welcome to the Federal League.”
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GLENOAK totals 18-47 8-14 47.
          Mucci 3 1-1 8, Cashner 0 1-3 1, Lemire 2 0-0 5, Abdulla 1 2-2 5, Hall 4 2-3 10, Maley 1 1-1 3, Rhodes 3 0-0 6, Warren 4 1-4 9.
McKINLEY totals 32-45 0-5 68:
          Young 2 0-0 6, Terrell 3 0-0 6, Bell 14 0-2 30, Kramer 1 0-0 2, Cauthon 1 0-0 2, Boykin 2 0-0 4, Foster 9 0-3 18.
3-Point Field Goals: Mucci, Lemire, Abdulla.
Total fouls: McKinley 15-7.
Fouled out: Terrell. Rebounds: GlenOak 18 (Warren 5), McKinley 24 (Bell 8).
Assists: GlenOak 7, McKinley 18 (Bell 7).
Steals: GlenOak 17 (Mucci 6), McKinley 11 (Bell 4).
Turnovers: GlenOak 28, McKinley 26.
JV: McKinley 56-53.
 
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2018 BRAGGIN' RGIHTS CLASSIC: BELL HAS TRIPLE DOUBLE IN ROUT OF PHC AT BRC

 

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McKinley totals: 27-6-10-65
          Meredith 1-0-0-2, Young 1-0-0-2, Terrell 2-0-0-4, Bell 10-2-2-23, Kramer 3-0-1-6, Lee 4-1-3-9, Cauthon 2-0-0-5, Gillins 0-2-2-2, Foster 4-1-2-9.
Potter's House totals 7-1-4-15
          Fields 2-0-0-4 Kayden 1-0-0-2 Smalls 1-0-0-2 Bannister 1-0-0-2 Williams 1-1-2-3 Nesmith 1-0-2-2

3pt FG Bell, Cauthon 1
Fouls PH 10 McKinley 7
Rebounds McKinley 35 ( Bell 10)  PH 27 ( Williams 6)   
Steals McKinley 17 ( Bell 10) . PH 5 
JV - McKinley defeated Cincinnati Princeton 
 
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LADY PUPS COMPLETE BRC SWEEP IN DEFEAT OF MISSOURI DEFENDING CHAMPS

 

at Winton Woods Middle School

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Bell goes over 30 points for the 18th time in her career
McKinley totals: 24-6-9-62
           Lucius 0-2-2-2, Young 5-0-0-11, Terrell 0-0-2-0, Bell 14-4-5-37, Kramer 1-0-0-2, Lee 1-0-0-2, Foster 3-0-0-6,
Rock Bridge totals: 18-9-13-49
          McClain 1-0-0-3, Capron 0-2-2-2, McCallister 3-3-4-9, Logsdon 1-0-2-2, Puett 2-3-3-7, Klucking 10-2-3-25, Collier 1-0-0-2,
 
3 point FG Bell, Klucking 2, Young 1
Fouls: McKinley 14 Rock Bridge 12 
Rebounds: Rock Bridge 33 ( Klucking 9) McKinley 29 ( Bell 8)
Assists: McKinley 16 (Young 5) Rock Bridge 13 ( McCallister 4) 
JV: McKinley 82, Cincinnati Hughes 20.

 

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'Cautious' Bell and relentless McKinley pull away from Hoover

 

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Ohio’s reigning Ms. Basketball goes for 36 points and 13 rebounds as the Pups run past scrappy VikingsBy Josh Weir
CantonRep.com sports writer Posted Jan 3, 2018 at 10:55 PM CANTON With two fouls on her star player in the first seven minutes Wednesday night, McKinley High School girls basketball coach Pam Davis said junior Kierstan Bell had to play “cautious.”The rest of the Bulldogs stayed relentless, while a cautious Bell is still pretty dominant.McKinley pulled away from a scrappy Hoover bunch at Memorial Field House for a 72-49 win, with the final score failing to accurately describe the competitiveness of the contest.Ohio’s reigning Ms. Basketball, the 6-foot Bell totaled 36 points and 13 rebounds for her fifth double-double of the season. Twenty-four of those points came during the second half (including 12 in the final 3:44 with her team’s lead growing to and past 20), as the Bulldogs’ pressure defense wore on the Vikings.Bell’s impact was felt throughout, even while she was saddled with foul trouble.She picked up her second personal on a charge with 1:31 left in the first quarter. Hoover’s Alexis Green made two 3-pointers in the final minute as the Vikings took an 18-10 lead.Bell played through it for the most part, scoring on a layup and a jumper early in the second quarter to cut the Bulldogs’ deficit in half. By the time she picked up her third foul with 1:34 left in the half, McKinley led by two possessions and would never see its lead cut closer than four points.Bell’s steal and breakaway layup gave McKinley’s its first double-digit lead at 43-32 with 3:25 left in the third quarter.“That was the first time she’s had foul trouble this year and she did pretty good,” Davis said about Bell, who made 16 of 26 shots from the floor after a slow start.The rest of the Bulldogs picked up their game, including other players having to take the responsibility of guarding Hoover’s 6-0 junior Annie Roshak.“I tell them to step up,” Bell said about her teammates. “It’s a team effort. If I’m in foul trouble, who’s going to be the next person to step up? I think they did pretty well.”Freshman guards Nakyah Terrell and Kyla Foster — both starters — scored eight points apiece for the Bulldogs (10-1, 4-1), while junior guard Chamera Young scored 10. Junior Jazzlyn Kramer (five points) brought a lot of energy off of the bench.Hoover committed eight of its 19 turnovers in the third quarter, during which it scored only six points. Terrell and Foster’s ball pressure helped trigger McKinley’s transition game. Terrell had three steals on the night.“I’m trying to get them to not play like freshmen anymore,” Davis said. “And Kierstan just puts everyone on her back. That’s why I believe she’s the best player in the state.”Bell moved into ninth place on Stark County’s all-time scoring list Wednesday with 1,638 points, surpassing current Perry head coach Beth Sternberg’s 1,609. Her ability to secure the defensive rebound, then push the ball quickly the other way was a major reason the Bulldogs scored 19 points in transition during the second and third quarters. She finished with three assists and had a handful of hockey assists to go with them.Wednesday was Hoover’s first visit to the Field House since Maddie Blyer’s last-second 3-pointer gave the Vikings a 44-43 win against GlenOak in last season’s district final.The times and circumstances have changed for Hoover (5-7, 2-3), which lost for the third time in its last four games against its typical brutal schedule. The young Vikings are down three starters to injury, including Eastern Michigan recruit Makenna Drabick.“We’ve faced some adversity this season in different ways,” Hoover head coach Abbey Allerding said. “We’re just learning what it looks like to compete, what it looks like to fill different roles on different nights. I think our kids are getting better. You know, the league is tough.”Roshak totaled 27 points and nine rebounds, while Green scored all 14 of her points in the first half. As Davis put it, the Bulldogs heightened their “awareness” of where the senior Green was in the second half.“We made (Roshak) miss some shots, but she’s going to get hers,” Davis said. “But we can’t let somebody else do it, too.”Reach Josh at 330-580-8426or
Hoover totals 14-40 17-21 49:
          Davis 1 1-3 3, Kinsley 1 2-2 4, A.Green 5 1-1 14, Chimera 0 1-2 1, Roshak 7 12-13 27.
McKinley totals 31-55 8-17 72:
          Terrell 4 0-2 8, Bell 16 2-5 36, Kramer 2 1-5 5, Lee 1 1-1 3, Cauthon 1 0-0 2, Foster 4 0-0 8, Young 3 4-4 10.
3-Point Field Goals: A.Green 3, Bell 2, Roshak.
Total fouls: McKinley 18-16. Fouled out: A.Green.
Rebounds: Hoover 24 (Roshak 9), McKinley 28 (Bell 13).
JV: McKinley 69-35.
 
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McKinley put the game away by outscoring the host Blue Streaks 32-3 in the third quarter.

 

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Leading by only five points at halftime, the Bulldogs put the game away by outscoring the host Blue Streaks 32-3 in the third quarter. Kierstan Bell scored 19 of her 37 points in the third. Ohio’s reigning Ms. Basketball, the 6-foot junior moved past East Canton’s Caitlin Sharp (1,666) into eighth place on Stark County’s all-time scoring list at 1,675 career points. Bell also grabbed seven rebounds. Junior Chamera Young matched Bell’s four 3-pointers made and scored 12 points for the Pups (11-1, 5-1). Jessica LeBeau’s 11 points paced Lake (4-7, 1-5), which led 8-5 after the first quarter. The Blue Streaks committed 34 turnovers.McKinley 59, Lake 27
 
McKinley totals 23 5-11 59:
          Lucius 0 1-2 1, Bell 15 3-6 37, Kramer 3 0-1 6, Lee 1 0-0 2, Gillins 0 1-2 1, Young 4 0-0 2.
Lake totals 12 1-4 27:
          Hance 2 0-1 4, Sampson 1 0-0 2, November 1 0-0 2, Ickes 0 0-2 0, Miller 2 0-0 4, LeBeau 5 0-0 11, Stephens 1 1-2 4.

3-Point Field Goals: Bell 4, Young 4, LeBeau, Stephens.
Total fouls: McKinley 12-10.  Fouled out: None.
Rebounds: McKinley 31 (Bell 7), Lake 27 (Miller 9).
JV-McKinley won
 
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THE REIGNING MS. BASKETBALL SCORED 34 POINTS AS THE PUPS SWEPT THE SEASON SERIES

 

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PLAIN TWP.
With the clock ticking down and McKinley guard Jameonna Cauthon sticking to her like road salt on a bumper, GlenOak guard Addison Mucci sprinted past halfcourt to the right wing, dribbled behind her back, squared herself and flung in a 3-pointer that cut the Golden Eagle deficit to 1 and set off a celebration on the GlenOak sideline.
One problem. There were just 0.5 seconds left on the clock, allowing McKinley to run out the clock by essentially throwing the ball toward halfcourt.
After falling behind by 16 points early in the fourth quarter, GlenOak’s rally came up just short on Wednesday night as the visiting Pups took control of the Federal League race with a 57-56 victory that was physical, frenzied and a whole lot of fun.
“Well, from a fan’s perspective those games are always fun,” McKinley coach Pam Davis said. “Not for the coaching staff.
“But double-digit victories, particularly the 20-something ones, don’t help much when you have an ultimate goal in mind.”
Bulldog junior Kierstan Bell, the reigning Ms. Basketball, scored 18 of her game-high 34 points in the fourth quarter, when GlenOak switched from a matchup zone to a full-court press that gave the Pups fits. McKinley finished the fourth quarter with eight turnovers, but was able to put the game away when Bell split a pair of free throws with eight seconds left that made it 57-53.
“It was just nice being a big game like that,” said Bell, who had 30 points in the teams’ first meeting this season, a 68-47 McKinley win at the Field House just before Christmas. “It means a lot to beat them twice. Last year, we lost to them two times. We lost by one in the first game, then they beat us by 20 in our gym. This year we came harder and played our game.”
Unlike the first meeting, when GlenOak played man-to-man defense the whole game and got run out of the gym, Golden Eagle coach Paul Wackerly stuck with zone for the first three quarters, daring someone besides Bell and senior guard Chamera Young to hit shots.
For the most part, the Pups couldn’t, shooting 14 of 44 from the field through the first three quarters.
But with McKinley clinging to a 32-31 lead in the final seconds of the third quarter, Young hit a corner 3-pointer and Bell stole the inbound pass and made a layup, sparking a 15-0 run that stretched through the first half of the fourth quarter.
GlenOak went 5 minutes and 18 seconds without scoring a point, a streak that was snapped by Mucci’s two free throws with 3:52 left in the fourth.
Mucci was brilliant down the stretch, scoring 17 of her 22 points over the last four minutes, but the deficit was just too big to overcome.
“We cut it down,” Wackerly said, shrugging. “We got embarrassed last time against them, so it’s nice to be respectable at least.
“It was an improvement for us, considering how young we are. We’re really young and it shows at times.”
Bell topped 30 points for the fourth straight game, and 22nd in her career, and also had nine rebounds, three blocks and three steals for McKinley (12-1, 6-1), which has a one-game lead in the league race. Young had seven points, three rebounds and three steals.
“She hit her season (scoring) average and we rely on that,” Davis said of Bell. “I’d like to have some other people step up when we need it. We’re still trying to find a person other than Chamera who can hit shots.”
Aniyah Hall had 13 points and 10 rebounds for GlenOak (9-3, 5-2), which went unbeaten in the league last season. Micah Rhodes had nine points, six rebounds, three assists and five steals.
“Obviously, GlenOak got better (since the first meeting) and we didn’t, so we have to focus on what McKinley has to do for the next game,” Davis said. “But I’m happy we got the win. It puts us where we want to be.”
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McKinley Total, 19-14-23-57:
          Lucius 0-0-2-0, Young 2-2-2-7, Terrell 0-1-2-1, Bell 11-11-16-34, Kramer 1-0-0-2, Lee 1-0-0-3, Cauthon 2-0-1-6, Foster 2-0-0-4.
GlenOak Totals, 19-13-16-56:
          Mucci 6-7-7-22, Rozier 1-2-2-4, Cashner 1-0-0-3, Abdulla 1-2-4-5, Hall 6-1-2-13, Rhodes 4-1-1-9
 
3-point FG, Mucci 3, Cauthon 2, Bell, Young, Lee, Cashner, Abdulla 1.
Fouls: McKinley 19, GO 18 (Foul Out Terrell, Abdulla)
Rebounds McKinley 38 (Bell 9) GO 35 (Hall 7)
Assists: Terrell 6
JV: GlenOak won
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KIERSTAN ANOTHER BIG GAME, McKINLEY ROUTS ST. VOINCENT-ST. MARY IN STATE RANKED SHOWDOWN

 

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Bell eclipses 40-point mark again
McKinley junior guard Kierstan Bell outscored St. Vincent-St. Mary by herself Sunday afternoon — moving into seventh place by herself on Stark County’s career scoring list — in leading the visiting Bulldogs to a 75-42 rout of the Fighting Irish inside LeBron James Arena. McKinley entered the game ranked sixth in the state by The Associated Press in Division I, while SV-SM is seventh in Division II.
Bell scored 43 points, her third game of more than 40 points this season, as McKinley improved to 13-1. Bell has 1,752 career points, as she moved past former Fairless guard Lindsey Gaut. Bell had tied Gaut’s career mark of 1,709 in her previous game. Bell is averaging 34.1 points per game this season and has scored at least 30 in five straight.
Bell hit five 3-pointers Sunday and also grabbed nine rebounds. Nakyah Terrell added eight points and five assists for the Bulldogs. Chamera Young also scored eight points.
McKinley jumped out to an 18-4 lead after one quarter and never looked back.

McKinley Totals: 27-15-17-7
          Lucius 0-2-2-2, Meredith 0-1-2-1, Young 3-2-2-8, Terrell 3-0-0-8, Bell 17-4-4-43, Kramer 0-0-1-0, Lee 0-2-2-2, Cauthon 1-0-0-2, Foster 2-2-2-6, Williams 1-2-2-4 5.
 
St. Vincent-St. Mary Totals 17-2-15-42:
          Miller 2-0-1-4, Cherry 2-0-0-4, Williams 6-1-6-15, Haines 1-0-3-2, Dobson 3-1-2-8, Williams 1-0-2-2, Foster 0-0-1-0, Marsh 2-0-0-6
 
3pt FG Bell 5, F. Williams 2, Terrell, Dobson 1 Fouls: 17-17
Rebounds:  McKinley 37 ( Bell 9) St V 31 ( Marsh 8)
Assists: Terrell 5 Charges: Foster 1 
JV: St, V won

 

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BELL, YOUNG LEAD BULLDOGS TO 14TH WIN

 

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McKinley breaks open the game in the second quarter by outscoring Shaker Heights 20-1.

Kierstan Bell poured in 26 points to power the McKinley girls basketball team to a 63-30 win at Shaker Heights on Thursday.

The Bulldogs broke open the game in the second quarter by outscoring Shaker Heights 20-1. McKinley led 34-12 at halftime.

Chamera Young hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points for the Bulldogs, who improved to 14-1.


McKINLEY Totals 26 4-7 6:

          Young 7 0-0 19, Terrell 1 0-0 2, Bell 11 3-5 26, Kramer 2 0-0 4, Boykin 1 0-0 2, Foster 4 1-2 10. 3.

SHAKER HEIGHTS Totals 11 7-14 30:

          Wallace 3 0-0 7, Zeigler 6 7-13 19, Burkes 0 0-1 0, Singleton 1 0-0 2, Donegan 1 0-0 2..

3-point field goals: Young 5, Bell, Foster, Wallace.

Total fouls: McKinley 10-7.

Rebounds: McKinley 40 (Kramer 10), Shaker Heights 32 (Zeigler 10).

JV: McKinley won.

 
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McKinley girls turn up energy, pull away to win at Green

 

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Junior guard Kierstan Bell scored 25 points to lead McKinley, moving up another spot on Stark County’s all-time scoring list, but she also received plenty of help from her teammates By Chris Beaven / Repository sports editor

Posted Jan 20, 2018 at 6:20 PM

Updated Jan 20, 2018 at 6:41 PM

GREEN Winning games in the Federal League often turns into a grind for girls basketball teams.

As the league’s top team heading into the final stretch of the regular season, McKinley knows the grind well.

After a lackluster first half left the McKinley Bulldogs with a lead — but little else to be too encouraged by Saturday afternoon at Green High School — they turned up the energy. McKinley became more efficient and pulled away to a 59-39 win over Green.

Junior guard Kierstan Bell scored 25 points to lead McKinley (15-1, 7-1), as she moved up another spot on Stark County’s all-time scoring list by closing in on 1,800 career points.

Eight of her points came in the first six minutes of the third quarter when McKinley pushed its lead from 22-14 at the half to 42-22.

“We had a lot more energy coming out the first couple minutes of the third quarter,” said McKinley head coach Pam Davis, who earned career win No. 501. “We were getting out in our pressure leading to us scoring three or four quick, easy baskets. And that changed the momentum right there.”

It was more than Bell making the difference.

Freshmen guards Nakyah Terrell and Kyla Foster delivered big plays in that stretch, as did junior forward Jazzy Kramer.

“Our two freshman played well,” Davis said. “Jazzy did a lot of things that don’t show up on a score sheet ... plays that lead to us getting extra possessions.”

 

Collectively, McKinley also started attacking the rim more instead of settling for 3-point shots.

“One thing we want to do is shoot more free throws than we do 3-point attempts, especially when we’re on the road,” Davis said. “We did not do that today. But we more aggressive in the second half.”

McKinley took 16 3s in the first half and attempted just two foul shots. The second half, though, McKinley launched only 10 3s and attempted 11 free throws.

Foster scored all six of her points in the third quarter, all coming in the paint. Kramer helped McKinley take control of the glass and scored three points in the quarter. Terrell also scored three during a 10-0 run to give McKinley its 42-22 lead.

“One thing always we always know with Kierstan, she really does look to get everyone involved,” Davis said.

Green (11-4, 5-4) used a zone defense that more or less morphed from a 2-3 into a box-and-one with one defender always tracking Bell and a second nearby.

“Kierstan commands so much attention, and deservedly so,” Davis said, “but the other people have to have confidence and knock down shots.”

 

 

Terrell finished with 13 points, six rebounds and three steals. Foster added seven rebounds and four steals. Kramer grabbed 11 rebounds, one more than Bell, to go with three steals and five points.

The Green Bulldogs, though, did not fade away after McKinley opened up its 20-point lead. Green ended the third quarter on a 7-0 run and then scored the first point of the final quarter to get within 42-30. Senior forward Erika Lovell scored six points in that stretch.

“Erica came off the bench and really gave us a spark,” Green head coach Tracy Miller said.

Lovell finished with eight points. Senior guard Jenna Trainer scored a team-high 17 for Green.

“Jenna Trainer had a really nice offensive game for us ... and was all over the floor,” Miller said.

His Bulldogs, though, are short-handed inside, having lost 6-foot-3 sophomore Marissa Berlin to a season-ending knee injury earlier this month. With no one taller than 5-10 seeing significant minutes, Green was outrebounded 41-30.

“Our kids fought for four quarters,” Miller said. “McKinley is a darn good team. They’re well-coached and obviously they have the best player in the league in Bell. And they’re deep. They’ll run 15 kids at you.”

 

Senior guard Chamera Young was McKinley’s third double-figure scorer Saturday, scoring 10 points. Her layup and 3-pointer midway through the fourth helped McKinley pull away late.

Bell, the reigning Ms. Basketball in Ohio, became the county’s sixth all-time leading scorer, passing former East Canton star Katy Arick (1,789 career points). She has 1,799 points, as she is poised to become the sixth player in Stark history with at least 1,800 points.

“We’ve got a big week ahead with Jackson (on Wednesday) and Hoover (next Saturday),” Davis said.

So does Green, which plays GlenOak and Jackson.

“Obviously,” Miller said, “the grind of the Federal League continues.”

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McKINLEY Totals 24-62 5-13 59:

         Lucius 0 0-2 0, Young 4 0-0 10, Terrell 5 1-2 13, Bell 10 3-5 25, Kramer 2 1-2 5, Foster 3 0-2 6.

GREEN Totals 16-46 3-5 39.

         Mastriano 1 0-0 2 ,Trainer 7 1-2 17, Lovell 3 1-2 8, Pearce 1 0-0 3, Willison 1 0-0 2, Maynard 3 1-1 7.

3-Point Field Goals: Young 2, Terrell 2, Bell 2, Trainer 2, Lovell, Pearce.

Total fouls: McKinley 11-9. Fouled out: None.

Rebounds: McKinley 41 ( Kramer 11, Bell 10), Green 30 ( Trainer 5). Turnovers: Green 23-15.

JV: McKinley won 45-44.

 
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