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Jackson 96,? Pickerington Central 80

The Polar Bears (9-1) were able to hold off a tough Tigers (5-2) team, including Ohio State recruit Jae’Sean Tate, in the Play 4 Cancer Shootout.

Tate finished with 33 points and 12 rebounds.

Evan Bailey led the Polar Bears with 28 points and 10 rebounds. Mitch Pugh added 22 points.

The Polar Bears also held Arkansas State recruit Connor Kern to 10 points.