Mentor broke on top and refused to fold in holding off Youngstown Chaney 78-69 in an Ohio boys basketball matchup on February 19.
The clock was the only thing that stopped Mentor, which enjoyed the upper hand in a 17-15 fourth quarter, too.
The Cardinals’ upper hand showed as they carried a 61-54 lead into the fourth quarter.
The Cardinals’ shooting jumped to a 42-37 lead over the Cowboys at the intermission.
Neither team dominated early as the two squads struggled to a 17-17 tie through the first quarter.
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