Early action on the scoreboard pushed Westerville Central to the front, and it stayed there to fend off Cleveland St. Ignatius 51-42 in an Ohio boys basketball matchup.
Westerville Central’s leverage showed as it carried a 35-27 lead into the fourth quarter.
The Warhawks’ shooting moved to a 23-20 lead over the Wildcats at the half.
The start wasn’t the problem for the Wildcats, who began with a 12-10 edge over the Warhawks through the end of the first quarter.
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