Dayton, Ohio — There were multiple top showdowns on Saturday night. The Tipp Red Devils took their undefeated record to Cincinnati to battle Mason. Trotwood and Dunbar squared off in a battle of the city and Catholic Central and Cedarville battled for the OHC South title.
Fairmont had a thrilling finish as Dasan Doucet went for a new career high and Logan Adams played the hero with a last second shot for the win. Saturday was overall an interesting day for Dayton basketball and we’ll guide you through some of the top headlines, scores and stats from Saturday’s action.
Dunbar snaps their eight game losing streak against Trotwood that spanned over five years long. The Wolverines led by Chanze Amerson, Justin O’Neal, and Darian Leslie took care of business and put the city of Dayton on notice with their double digit win over the Rams. Antaune Allen, Antone Allen, and Randy Latham did not play on Saturday and won’t play the rest of the season due to OHSAA transfer rules.
Dasan Doucet dropped a career high 31 points for the Firebirds and Logan Adams drilled the game winning shot at the buzzer as Fairmont defeats a solid Springfield team on the road.
Tippecanoe’s perfect record comes to an end as they close out their regular season with a double digit loss to Mason. The Red Devils are still primed for a deep tournament run behind Winthrop commit and MVL player of the year Ben Knostman.
Since his return, Beavercreek star Adam Duvall has scored in double figures in his last five games. The Beavers have rattled off four straight wins and are playing their best basketball at the perfect time. Their first round matchup with Sidney should be very interesting.
Cedarville wins the OHC South with a big road win over Catholic Central. The Indians were led by Isaiah Ramey who had 19 points as they will face Greeneview and Southeastern next week to cap off their regular season.
Wright State commit and Fenwick forward A.J. Braun became the GCL Co-Ed all-time leader in rebounds during the Falcons close win over Carroll on Saturday.
Butler takes down Northmont in this old school rivalry matchup. Tyler Montague led the Aviators with 19 in the close win.
#1 North Union falls on the road as Marysville’s Jack Christian broke his program’s all-time scoring record with 1,208 points. Preston Crabtree and company will look to rebound next week at Shawnee before tournament play starts.
Jason and Justus Channels combine for 47 of Emmanuel Christian’s 56 points, but Kaden Arn’s 25 points lifts Benjamin Logan to the victory.