Wizards get first league win

By MIKE Mundy The Press-News Published:

The East Canton Wizards notched their first league win of the season last Saturday to stand at 4-8 overall and 1-7 in Portage Trail Conference play, at midseason.

At Garrettsville Garfield, the Wizards trailed at the half but came from behind to win 32-29. This returned serve for their first meeting, when Garfield rallied late for a win.

Hannah Butler led East Canton with nine points. Sophomore Megan Gothard scored eight. Brianna Payne powered the visitors to a 32-24 advantage on the boards, with 12 caroms.

On Wednesday, East Canton fell to Mogadore despite the 10-point effort of junior Katlyn McCullough. The hosts trailed 16-8 after one stanza and could never catch up.

Gothard had an eight point effort and McCullough included two treys and two assists in her effort. Payne again led East Canton in rebounding with seven boards.

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