Hudson 69, Solon 37
The Explorers won their first league title since 2001, taking the Northeast Ohio Conference River Division, beating visiting Solon (9-13, 3-7) by 32 points. Zack Brandy’s game-high 19 points led Hudson (18-4, 8-2) to its 11th consecutive victory. Steven Boslet added 13 points for the Explorers.
CVCA 70, Kenmore 56
Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy closed out the regular season with its 17th win in a row, beating Kenmore on the road. Bob Peters scored 31 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead the Royals. Luke Peters added 14 and Mike Peters had 13 points. CVCA ended the year at 20-2 overall. They are the top seed in the Stow Division II district tournament. Desean Ballinger led Kenmore (8-13) with 18.
St. Vincent-St. Mary 77, Canton McKinley 57
Junior Jalen Hudson scored four 3-pointers and a game-high 23 points to lead the Fighting Irish to their fourth win in a row. Nick Wells and VJ King each added 16 points for St. Vincent-St. Mary, which improved its record to 13-9 overall. Sam Burton led McKinley (6-15) with 16 points, 10 in the first half.
Windham 70, Garrettsville 55
Matt Knight led four players scoring double-digit as Windham finished undefeated in the Portage Trail Conference-County Division. Knight scored 21 points for the Bombers (20-2, 14-0) who enter the Warren Division IV sectional as the No. 2 seed next week.
Barberton 62, Firestone 48
Scott Sabol set a Barberton career 3-point record Friday, by making eight and scoring a game-high 24 points, to lead the Magics to a road win at Firestone. Sabol, a senior guard, now has 210 3-pointers in his career, breaking Adam Moore’s record of 207 set in 2007. Josh Williams added 16 points for Barberton (17-5). Jerome Lane led Firestone (13-9) with 23 points.
Copley 62, Highland 57
Copley forward Kenny Paramore keyed a 7-1 fourth-quarter run for the Indians. Paramore scored six of Copley’s seven points at the start of the fourth quarter to break a 41-41 tie in a Suburban League game. “Once we spread the floor,” Copley coach Mark Dente said, “we were able to run layups.” Copley outscored Highland (13-9, 9-6) 21-16 in the fourth quarter. Paramore had a game-high 19 points. Senior guards Deaire Andrew and Jayln Tyler scored 15 and 14 points, respectively for the Indians (12-10, 8-6).
Canton McKinley 52, Green 38
The Bulldogs led the entire game in winning a North Canton Division I sectional final at Walsh University over Green (12-11). Korrin Taylor came off the bench to score 14 points for McKinley (17-5). RonnYell Hogan and Marquia Turner each added 13 for the Bulldogs who advance to play Lake Thursday at Walsh.
Lake 55, Louisville 29
Baylee Hymes’ 14 points and Miranda Diesz and Baylen Drylund’s 11 points each, allowed Lake to cruise to a sectional victory. Lake improved to 20-4 and will play McKinley in a district semifinal Thursday. Louisville ends its year at 16-7.
Walsh Jesuit 9, CVCA 3
Ben Romanski and Dom DiPietro each scored two goals, leading the Warriors to a Kent district quarterfinal win. Walsh scored three goals in the first period and four more times in the second. Walsh outshot CVCA 55-22. They advance to play top-seeded Shaker Heights on Monday in a district semifinal at KSU.