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Archbishop Hoban's Annie Tomei (right) gets the ball past St. Vincent - St. Mary's Kacey Cousineau (4) and Lucy Daugherty during the first half of their game at St. Vincent - St. Mary High School on Sept. 28. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Walsh Jesuit's Sofia Rossi (left) and Maddy Anzelc celebrate Rossi's first half goal against St. Vincent - St. Mary at Cistone Field on Aug. 26. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Archbishop Hoban's Madeline Grosklos (left) and Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy's Katherine Kouzelos jostle for the ball in the first half of a game at Archbishop Hoban High School on Sept. 16 in Akron. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)
Archbishop Hoban's Natalie Comeriato (left) and St. Vincent - St. Mary's Taylor Ceepo collide as they go for the ball during the first half of their game at St. Vincent - St. Mary High School on Sept. 28, in Akron. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Channing Frye has waited 11 years for this moment. Richard Jefferson has waited 13 years to get back. Together, the close friends are perhaps two of the more unlikely teammates to be playing in the NBA Finals together.