Tri-Village seniors Torie Richards (21), Morgan Hunt (14) and Rylee Sagester (4) celebrate the first regional championship of their careers after the Patriots pulled out a 32-30 victory over Fort Loramie. (PressPros Feature Photo by Julie McMakin Wright).
Jace Mullenhour found a wide berth to the basket for a game-high 25 points once Jackson Center settled down and recovered from a slow start in its eventual 56-34 rout of Cincinnati College Prep Academy in the Division IV district championship. (PressPros Feature Photo by Lee Woolery).
Both the Russia Raiders and Troy Christian Eagles cut down the nets after winning Division IV district titles at the University of Dayton Arena on Wednesday. Doug Borchers, brother of the late Dave Borchers, who coached the Raiders, got the honor of the final snip in memory of his brother. Russia gets Troy Christian in the regional semifinals Tuesday at Kettering's Trent Arena. Greg Billing writes Press Pros Basketball Tournaments.
The Russia Raiders pride themselves on defense. Raiders Nation was beaming in the third quarter when Russia went on a 20-6 run in the third quarter to pull away from Botkins and advance to their first D-IV district final since 2018. Greg Billing writes tournament basketball.