Lewis Center Olentangy Orange 61, North Canton Hoover 55
Junior Kalee Stroemple scored 20 points, senior Kelsey Peare added 14 points but the Vikings’ season came to an end in an Otterbein Division I regional final loss to the Braves.
The Vikings fell one game short of the state semifinals with the loss.
“I’m so proud of these girls, the progress they made this season,” Hoover coach Abbey Allerding said. “They came together as a team and did a great job this season.”
The Vikings trailed 19-12 after the first quarter and 37-27 at halftime. The Braves led 47-40 after the third quarter and outscored the Vikings 15-14 in the fourth quarter to end any hopes of a late rally.
Junior Julie Worley scored 11 points for the Vikings.