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Posted On: 03/23/18 8:09 AM
Mark Wise started the game off with a personal 6-2 run for Deer Park and the Wildcats never looked back as they advance to the D-III state title game with a 66-48 victory over Cleveland Heights Lutheran East (14-14). It’s the first title game appearance for Deer Park (28-0) who will play the winner of Columbus Afrocentric/Harvest Prep Saturday at 2pm in Columbus.
It was a balanced attack for Coach Steve Gentry squad lead by 2018 W Jalen Rose and his 18-point performance while the before mentioned Wise (PHO #57) finished with 16 points and 7 rebounds. Junior center Joe Hocker also had a strong performance for the Wildcats totaling 10 points and 18 rebounds. Senior guard David Gulley III lead Lutheran East with 14 points with four three-pointers made.
Five Takeaways: Cleveland Heights Lutheran East vs. Deer Park
***Photo courtesy of Cincinnati.com