Oberlin didn’t flinch from the challenge, finally repelling Canton Central Catholic 62-54 for an Ohio boys basketball victory on February 26.
The verdict could’ve been in doubt thanks to Canton Central Catholic’s finishing flurry, but Oberlin swerved out of trouble to earn the win in the final quarter.
The Phoenix’s influence showed as they carried a 44-35 lead into the fourth quarter.
Oberlin’s shooting jumped to a 32-25 lead over Canton Central Catholic at the half.
Oberlin drew first blood by forging an 18-13 margin over Canton Central Catholic after the first quarter.
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