High school roundup: Northwestern, VASJ advance to Division III regional title game
Northwestern 75, ?St. Thomas Aquinas 67
Junior guard Parker Smith scored 26 points and 6-9 senior center Derek Koch had 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead Northwestern over St. Thomas Aquinas in a Division III regional semifinal game at the Canton Memorial Fieldhouse on Wednesday.
Smith and Koch combined for 17 of Northwestern’s 24 points in the fourth quarter when it pulled away.
The Huskies (22-5) will play Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph (20-6) at 7 p.m. Saturday.
St. Thomas (15-12), in the regional semifinals for the fifth consecutive season, was led by senior Bryson Knott’s 19 points and 15 each by seniors Logan Newman and Drew Duplin.
VASJ 87, ?Garrettsville 47
Alonzo Gaffney scored a game-high 17 points and Danny McGarry had 15 to lead the Vikings (20-6) over the G-Men in a Division III regional semifinal game at the Canton Memorial Fieldhouse.