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Top stars, best performances in Ohio high school boys and girls basketball playoffs (March 7-13)

Here are some stars from the past week’s boys and girls basketball games across Ohio.
Dee Alexander photo by Ben Jackson

Dee Alexander photo by Ben Jackson

Here are some stars from the past week's boys and girls basketball games across Ohio.

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Imarianah Russell, Reynoldsburg girls basketball

Scored her 2,000th point en route to dropping 28 points and grabbing nine rebounds in the state final. Reynoldsburg won its first state championship 63-56 in overtime over Mason.

Mya Perry, Reynoldsburg girls basketball

Had 16 points, eight rebounds and team-high five steals vs. Mason.

Kyla Oldacre, Mason girls basketball

The Miami (Florida) commit had 17 points and 13 rebounds vs. Reynoldsburg.

Kendall Sury, Waterford girls basketball

Sury put together a team-high performance off the bench with eight points as the Wildcats took down New Knoxville 35-26 to claim the Div. IV state title.

Dee Alexander, Purcell Marian girls basketball

The freshman guard posted a 25-point, 16-rebound double-double to help defeat Worthington Christian 62-38 and lead the Cavaliers to their first state championship in program history.

Jayda Mosley, Purcell Marian girls basketball

Had 16 points and went 4-of-5 from beyond the arc vs. Worthington Christian.

Meghan Mayotte, Worthington Christian girls basketball

Had a team-high 16 points vs. Purcell Marian.

Riley Smith, Kettering Alter girls basketball

Led all scorers with 13 points to capture the Knights' fifth Division II state title with a 54-38 win over Thornville Sheridan.

Bailey Beckstedt, Sheridan girls basketball

Had 11 points in an efficient shooting game for the point guard vs. Kettering Alter.

Dailyn Swain, Africentric boys basketball

Had a team-high 30 points to lead Africentric past Garaway 61-48 and to a Division III regional title.

Ace Buckner, St. Ignatius boys basketball

The sophomore led his team to a back-to-back regional championship with 17 points, four rebounds and three assists to help defeat Lima Senior 74-58.

Jaiden Cox-Holloway, Richmond Heights boys basketball

The senior’s 17 points paced the Spartans past St. Thomas Aquinas 77-54.

Michael Bova, St. Edward boys basketball

Scored his 1,000th career point as he scored 28 points to help beat Mentor 69-60 and advance the Division I regional final.

Devin Royal, Pickerington Central boys basketball

Started the game off with a dunk and finished with 20 points to lock up Gahanna 59-42 and punch the Tigers' ticket to the state tournament.

Trey Robertson, Waverly boys basketball

Robertson, who averages 24.5 points per game, dropped 22 points in the Tigers’ 46-45 nail-biter over Heath.

Brandon Rose, Gilmour boys basketball

The junior scored 29 points in the Lancers' regional final vs. St. Mary’s Memorial, helping to rout the Roughriders 62-35.

Jamail Spivey, Lutheran East boys basketball

Had 11 points to help defeat Cardinal Mooney 50-35 in the Division III regional final.

Rich Rolf, Centerville boys basketball

Scored 22 points and 11 rebounds, including four 3-pointers to help Centerville pull away from Fairfield 55-39.

Rayvon Griffith, Taft boys basketball

Went 6-of-8 from the field in the first half and finished with 22 points to help defeat Georgetown 67-49.