Posted On: 03/26/20 8:20 AM

At this point in the postseason, we can expect some hard-fought, intense matchups between opponents not ready to pack their bags to end the year. Division I in Ohio has been unique in that there are several teams that could challenge Moeller for a state title. However, will anyone be able to overtake the Crusaders? Can St. Edward compete? Who will win each Regional? Take a look below as I provide a hypothetical take on how I expected the Division I State Tournament to finish.

 

Region 2

Mentor vs. Shaker Heights-

 

Mentor advanced into this matchup with a 2OT thriller over Medina 86-82. Shaker Heights had a more comfortable advancement beating Canton McKinley 83-71. For Mentor, they have a lot of talent in their backcourt, starting with 6’4 Lake Erie commit Caleb PiksCalebPiks6'4" | SGMentor | 2020StateOH (2020). Along with Piks on the perimeter as a 2-guard is junior Kyle CullerKyleCuller6'0" | SGMentor | 2021StateOH. Between these two and point guard Luke ChiconeLukeChicone5'9" | PGMentor | 2021StateOH, Mentor has a backcourt very capable of weathering Shaker Heights athleticism. The Raiders are paced by seniors Dakota CochranDakotaCochran6'2" | SGShaker Heights | 2020OH and Shammah ScottShammahScott6'2" | SGShaker Heights | 2020StateOH as well as sophomore guard Danny YoungDannyYoung6'1" | PGShaker Heights | 2022StateOH Jr. These

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