Lutheran East holds on and beats The Wellington School in Div. IV title game.
COLUMBUS — Cleveland Vila Angela-St. Joseph used a big run in the fourth quarter to take a commanding lead over Roger Bacon and then held on in the final minute to earn a 54-52 win in the Division III state championship on Saturday at Value City Arena.
Alec Pfriem hit a basket with 3:25 in the fourth for Roger Bacon that cut VASJ’s lead to 45-43, but the Vikings scored the next eight points (six from the free-throw line) to take a 53-43 lead with 35 seconds left. The Spartans scored nine points before the buzzer — including a 3-pointer by James Johnson with six seconds left — but they had no timeouts left. [Read more…]