High School Roundup: Girls basketball teams capture state championships

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High School Girls Basketball

Division II State Final

Millersburg West Holmes 62, Kettering Alter 45

COLUMBUS -- Paiten Strother scored 18 points and Emily Molnar 15 to lead top-ranked Millersburg West Holmes back from a poor start on Saturday to a 62-45 victory over No. 2 Kettering Alter in the Division II girls' state championship game.

Division III State Final

Columbus Africentric 49, Versailles 37

Sierra Harley had 14 points off the bench and Alexa Hart set the tone with six blocked shots in the first seven minutes as the Nubians (27-2), who lost in the title game last year after winning it in 2012, captured their fourth title. They became just the eighth school to have won at least four state championships.

Division IV State Final

Reedsville Eastern 49, Zanesville Rosecrans 38

Jenna Burdette scored 20 of her 24 points in the second half -- accounting for all but seven of her team's points over that span -- to carry top-ranked Reedsville Eastern past No. 3 Zanesville Rosecrans 49-38 in the Division IV girls state title game on Saturday.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

SATURDAY'S RESULTS

TOURNAMENT

Division I

Cle. E. Tech 62, Uniontown Lake 60

Cols. Upper Arlington 50, Cols. Northland 36

Lakewood St. Edward 74, Mansfield Sr. 47

Division II

Akr. SVSM 54, Poland Seminary 42

Cols. Watterson 60, New Concord John Glenn 46

Day. Thurgood Marshall 62, Cin. Taft 49

Norwalk 54, Lima Bath 53

Division III

Cle. VASJ 69, Youngs. Ursuline 60

Cols. Ready 38, Lucasville Valley 33

Lima Cent. Cath. 55, Ottawa-Glandorf 40

St. Bernard Roger Bacon 49, Cin. Summit Country Day 46

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