CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ronald Jenkins hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, and a tough begin didn’t sink East Tech.
Enjoying for one more Senate League championship in boys basketball, the Scarabs overcame a two-point first quarter and rallied from double digits to defeat rival Glenville, 48-45, on Friday evening at John Adams Excessive Faculty.
Their comeback adopted the ladies title sport, won 44-39 by John Hay towards East Tech.
Within the boys remaining, Jenkins scored 18 of his game-high 21 factors within the second half to gas the Scarabs (14-7) to their second straight Cleveland metropolis crown. Jenkins, a senior guard who scored a tying basket to drive additional time in final yr’s championship, leaned into his defender from the best wing Friday evening and fired the last-second shot.
Coach Brett Moore’s squad made their seventh straight journey to the Senate championship. It’s their sixth title in that run, this time beating a Glenville squad that subbed in for Rhodes after the league-leading Rams dropped 10 victories to be used of an ineligible participant within the first half of the season.
Coincidentally, Glenville is the one staff to disrupt East Tech’s run of championships within the final seven years. The Tarblooders (13-7) led 12-2 after the primary quarter and 17-2 at one level. Nonetheless, that lead shrunk to 23-19 at halftime. East Tech used an 18-9 third quarter to take management.
Jenkins hit 5 3-pointers, together with 4 within the second half, to guide East Tech’s rally. Devonte Inexperienced added 12 factors and Chris Peoples had 11 for the Scarabs. Tyishawn Smiley and Caleb Bolton paced Glenville with 10 factors every.
The Scarabs held Senate League MVP and junior guard Bryon Ottrix Jr. to 4 factors, which got here within the first quarter.
Atone for Friday’s highschool basketball scores and prime performances from Cleveland to Akron, beginning with groups in the cleveland.com Top 25:
No. 1 St. Edward 84, ISA at Andrews Osborne 75: Devontae Blanton scored 25 factors and Montorie Foster had 24 to gas the top-ranked Eagles (18-1) at residence vs. the Willoughby-based basketball academy.
Andy Barba led ISA with 18 factors, whereas Keon Ambrose and Jaden Clayton added 15 factors every. Charles Bediako, ISA’s 6-foot-10 junior middle with scholarship affords that embrace Ohio State and Duke, didn’t play.
St. Edward constructed a 50-38 halftime lead. ISA pulled inside eight factors getting into the fourth quarter.
Grant Huffman added 17 factors and Steven Logan had 11 for the Eagles.
No. 2 Lutheran East 124, John Hay 75: Three nights after Rider commit Nehemiah Benson scored a career-high 39 factors, he went after the college report.
Benson completed with 60 factors on 26-of-34 capturing. He additionally had 10 rebounds to gas the Falcons (16-3) at residence.
T.J. Blevins added 19 factors. B.J. Busbee scored 16 and Collin Albert had 11.
No. Four Inexperienced 53, Ellet 34: Zack Oddo and Alex Capser every scored 11 factors to guide Inexperienced (18-2) at residence. Cam’Ron Williams paced Ellet with 10 factors.
No. 5 Mentor 83, No. 7 Shaker Heights 79: Click here for the recap.
No. 6 Medina 65, Elyria 59: The Bees (16-4) stay in a primary place tie with Mentor atop the Better Cleveland Convention standings.
No. Eight Cleveland Heights 81, Shaw 66: Senior level guard Garvin Clarke scored 28 factors, and Cleveland Heights (16-5) obtained off to a quick begin in its residence finale to take one step nearer to the Lake Erie League championship.
The Tigers jumped out to a 31-13 lead of their first sport for the reason that OHSAA denied their appeal to re-enter this yr’s postseason match.
Senior guards Manny Hill and Christian Dillard added 15 and 13 factors every for Cleveland Heights. Jaquon Pampley paced Shaw with 31 factors.
No. 10 Brush 74, Chardon 41: The Arcs (17-5) gained their fourth straight Western Reserve Convention championship, as senior middle John Hugley led the best way with 18 factors and 11 rebounds.
Sophomore Elmore James added 17 factors, whereas freshman guard Marlon Barnes had 12 factors within the residence win.
No. 11 Solon 78, Euclid 46: Jimmie Williams scored 22 factors, Dylan Vauss added 16 and the Comets (15-5) scored a GCC residence win.
Sophomore Sam Marbury added 13 factors, whereas senior ahead Cam Brown had 12. Junior level guard Marcus Steele had 10 factors for the Comets.
Jaiden Cox-Holloway had 14 factors and Steven Key had 13 for Euclid (6-13).
No. 12 Garfield Heights 54, No. 18 Lorain 51: The trio of Tyler Jackson, Makail Cottingham and Jesse Laster paced Garfield Heights for street win Thursday at Lorain. It briefly pulled the Bulldogs (15-5, 8-2) right into a first-place tie with Cleveland Heights atop the LEL. Nonetheless, the Tigers regained their half-game lead with Friday’s win vs. Shaw.
Jackson and Cottingham each scored 14 factors, as Garfield Heights emerged from a back-and-forth battle during which neither staff led by greater than 4 factors within the second half.
Laster added 13 factors, together with an alley-oop dunk within the first half and come-from-behind block within the second half.
Junior guard Seth Wilson led Lorain (12-8) with 16 factors. Jamir Billings added 11, and each groups performed with out beginning facilities Aden Brown (Lorain) and Gilbert Davis (Garfield Heights).
No. 13 Cleveland Central Catholic 71, Benedictine 65 (OT): Ja’Waun Howard hit a 3-pointer on the buzzer to drive additional time for Benedictine, however the Ironmen (14-6) took management to win on the street.
Eric Buckner led the Bengals (10-10) with 23 factors, whereas Jashun Cobb added 20. No particular person statistics for Central Catholic have been accessible.
No. 14 St. Ignatius 73, Erie Cathedral Prep 50: Sophomore guard Jon Effertz scored 16 factors and hit 4 3-pointers to guide the Wildcats (13-7) for a street win in Pennsylvania.
Chase Toppin added 13 factors with six assists and 5 rebounds. Henry Raynor additionally scored 13 factors with eight rebounds and two blocks. C.J. Yarian and Will Yontek added seven factors every for St. Ignatius, which hosts Rhodes Saturday.
No. 16 Midview 68, Berea-Midpark 53: Senior ahead Jonny Manning reached 1,000 profession factors and Midview coach Jim Brabenec picked up his 50th win for the Middies (18-3), who’ve sewn up the Southwestern Convention championship.
Manning completed with 28 factors. Alex Kvak paced the Titans (12-9) with 14 factors.
No. 17 Revere 93, Aurora 59: Jimmy Salamone scored a game-high 20 factors to guide 5 gamers in double figures for Revere (18-2). Hunter Drenth added 18 factors and Andrew Rinn had 11.
No. 19 Holy Identify 83, Parma 58: A 20-9 begin fueled the Inexperienced Wave (16-4) at residence of their Nice Lakes Convention win. Quentin Richardson scored a team-high 20 factors, whereas Tony Carter had 17 and Josh Petrilla added 13. Corey Grey led Parma with 22 factors, whereas Josh Rose had 20.
No. 20 Lake Catholic 75, Villa Angela-St. Joseph 60: The Cougars improved to 13-6 with the house win within the NCL. VASJ dropped to 8-11.
No. 21 Crestwood 83, Rootstown 45: Blaze Angle poured in 27 factors to guide the Purple Devils (18-2). Trent Jakacki added 16 factors, whereas Mason Angle had 12 and Cole Fannin added 11.
No. 22 Fairview 66, Rocky River 48: Luke Howes’ 23 factors paced Fairview (16-4), which stays in rivalry for a minimum of a share of the GLC crown. Martin Lowry added 16 factors and Noah Mesaros had 12 for the Warriors.
No. 23 Twinsburg 75, Wadsworth 50: Joe Plantner scored 18 factors, Ethan Golnick had 14 and Ken McElrath added 11 for Twinsburg (14-6) in a Suburban League residence win.
Ashtabula Lakeside 64, No. 24 Harvey 58: Bishop Thomas scored 19 factors and Roderick Espresso III had 16, however Harvey (13-6) gave up an early lead within the second and third quarters to fall at residence.
No. 25 North Royalton 58, Brecksville 45: North Royalton wrapped up the Suburban League Nationwide Division championship and swept Brecksville with the house win.
Omar Abuhamdeh and Jordan Garland every scored 14 factors to tempo the Bears (16-5), whereas Daylin Riley had 13, together with three 3-pointers. North Royalton hit 10 3s in all.
Tyler Ganley and Luke Ganim paced the Bees with 12 factors every.
Amherst 48, North Ridgeville 47: Kyle Ferguson’s 18 factors led Amherst (16-5).
Archbishop Hoban 76, Buchtel 58: Isaiah Younger scored 25 factors, whereas Dom Moegerle and Darryl Peterson every added 15 for Hoban (11-9) on the street. Ronnell Perie II led Buchtel with 20 factors.
Brunswick 54, Strongsville 44: Tre Massey scored a game-high 26 factors to guide Brunswick. Marquis Barnett added 10 factors for the Blue Devils.
Cloverleaf 64, Ravenna 49: Brycen Holliday’s 26-point evening led Cloverleaf at residence.
Copley 55, Highland 42: Caleb Laurich led Copley with 12 factors, whereas freshmen Khoi Thurmon and Amire Robinson every added 10. Tommy Williams led Highland with 14 factors.
Lakewood 65, Westlake 48: The Rangers expanded on a six-point halftime lead and went up 14 within the third quarter to cruise with the SWC street win.
Lutheran West 55, Cardinal 36: Jalen Barnes scored 28 factors to guide the Longhorns (13-8) on senior evening.
Nordonia 58, Cuyahoga Falls 37: Anthony Lee’s 12 factors and Joel Jones’ 10 paced the Knights.
Oberlin 51 Brookside 37: Trajen Chambers scored 13 factors, whereas Giles Harrell and Aaron Hopkins each added 10 to tempo Oberlin (15-5) on the street.
Olmsted Falls 61, Avon 50: Charlie Ciolek paced Olmsted Falls with 17 factors in an SWC win. Cole Warren led Avon with 16.
College Faculty 54, Gilmour 46: Ricky Radtke’s 18 factors paced the Preppers. Garrett Olsen led Gilmour with 13.
Walsh Jesuit 50, Padua 38: Maison Ross scored 12 factors, Donovan Morris added 11 and Erik Stern supplied 10 to guide the Warriors (14-6) on the street.
Akinlana Popoola and David Rice paced Padua with 11 factors every.
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