COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tyson Bolenbaugh had 13 of his 15 points in the second half as top-ranked Convoy Crestview rallied for a 54-50 win over New Madison Tri-Village in a Division IV boys state semifinal at Ohio State's Value City Arena.
The Knights (28-0) on Thursday advanced to play Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas for its first state championship in Saturday's title game.
Tri-Village (26-2) had a 24-19 halftime lead but was outscored 15-4 in the third quarter. The difference in the game was Crestview making 22 of 27 free throws while Tri-Village was 10 for 13.
Cam Etzler had 13 points and Damian Helm had 10 for Crestview. Tyler Cook, an Associated Press Division IV co-player of the year along with Helm, had 20 points and Damion Cook had 16 for Tri-Village.