POLAND, Ohio (WKBN) – WKBN opened the 2021-22 high school basketball season with the annual United Way Holiday Basketball Classic on Saturday.

A total of four games will be broadcast live on MyYTV, beginning at noon, and will be streamed live on the WKBN mobile app.

Girard faced Salem in the first game. You can watch the full game above.

Last three meetings:
Feb. 23, 2021 – Salem, 61-41 (Division II Sectional Semifinal)

  • Three Quakers scored in double-figures as Hunter Griffith (15), Jon Null (14) and Cade Rohm (10) all led the way in Salem’s post-season victory. Thomas Cardiero took game-high honors in scoring with 17.

Dec. 10, 2019 – Girard, 66-42
Dec. 11, 2018 – Girard, 58-42

Last time out:

  • Girard is set to play South Range at home on Friday. The Indians are 1-1 after edging Ursuline in their opener (49-47) and then dropping a five-point setback to Lowellville (73-68) last Friday.
  • The Quakers will play their second conference game this Friday against Canton South. A week ago on Friday (December 3), senior Drew Weir tallied 16 points in the Quakers’ first win of the year over Minerva (46-34). Weir had 18 against Niles in their season opener on November 30.