Archbold, OH

Boys Basketball State Tourney Wrapup

Ottawa-Glandorf, who defeated Archbold in the Division III district boys basketball final at Napoleon, lost to Portsmouth 74-66 in a state semifinal in Columbus, Thursday, March 22.

The Titans finished their season with a 19-7 record.

The difference was in the second quarter, when the Titans were outscored 25-9.

OG led 17-16 after one but was down 41-26 at the half.

Both teams scored 14 points in the third quarter for a 55-40 Portsmouth lead heading into the final eight minutes.

Portsmouth (25-3) lost to Cincinnati Summit Country Day (26-1) 53-37 in the state championship game, Saturday, March 24. Div. IV

Jackson Center defeated Columbus Africentric Early College 53-50 in their semifi- nal, while Berlin Hiland defeated Arlington, the BGSU regional champion, 46-37 in the other semifinal.

In the Div. IV championship game, Berlin Hiland (27-1) defeated Jackson Center (27-1) 68-36 to win its second straight state title. Div. I & II

Pickerington Central (26- 2) defeated Toledo Whitmer (24-3) 45-40 to win the Div. I championship.

Dayton Dunbar (28-0) beat Elida (24-4) 54-52 to win the Div. II title.

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