Watterson Wins First State Basketball Title


Cody Calhoun and Matt Hughes each had 14 points as Columbus Bishop Watterson defeated Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary 55-52 in the Division II final of the boys' state tournament at Ohio State's Value City Arena on Saturday.
Calhoun made two free throws in the final 40 seconds to put the Eagles up 54-52 and Tommy Geraghty added a foul shot with 11.7 seconds to play.
St. Vincent-St. Mary (20-10) went for the tie with four seconds left. But Fransohn Bickley missed a three-pointer. Teammate Nick Wells got the rebound, but Andy Grieser grabbed the ball as he tried to set up another try from beyond the arc. Watterson (28-1) won the title in its first trip to the tournament.
Jalen Hudson had 17 points for SVSM.