The Avon Lake boys basketball team, seeded 30th and stationed in the Division I Northeast 5 District, came up short in pursuit of a sectional final victory when it traveled to No. 1-seed St. Edward Feb. 27. The Shoremen received a bye in the first round of the tournament when their original sectional semifinal opponent, Valley Forge, dropped out.

Michael Bova scored a game-high 28 points as the St. Edward basketball team rolled to a 75-60 victory over visiting Avon Lake in a Division I sectional final Feb. 27.

The Eagles (13-4) jumped out to a 24-4 lead in the first quarter and never looked back. Shane Macalla and Zyion Freer-Brown scored 11 and 10 points, respectively, to join Bova in double-digits.

The top-seeded Eagles’ tournament run continues tonight when they face host No. 11 Brecksville-Broadview Heights at 7 p.m.

Division I state tournament

Northeast 4 District

Feb. 27 sectional final results

#3 Medina 92, #22 Westlake 53

#9 Cleveland Heights 64, #28 Lakewood 51

#15 Copley 56, #8 Wooster 46

#4 Shaker Heights 85, #29 Maple Heights 70

Today’s district semifinals

#15 Copley at #3 Medina, 7 p.m.

#9 Cleveland Heights at #4 Shaker Heights, 7 p.m.

Northeast 5 District

Feb. 27 sectional final results

#1 St. Edward 75, #30 Avon Lake 60

#11 Brecksville-Broadview Heights 51, #12 Olmsted Falls 47

#7 Brunswick 88, #20 Normandy 47

#6 Bedford 54, #25 Elyria 47

Today’s district semifinals

#11 Brecksville-Broadview Heights at #1 St. Edward, 7 p.m.

#7 Brunswick at #6 Bedford, 7 p.m.

Northeast 6 District

Feb. 27 sectional final results

#5 Garfield Heights 69, #27 Avon 58

#10 Lorain 70, #26 Midview 35

#13 Amherst 63, #16 Wadsworth 52

#2 St. Ignatius 51, #24 Parma 36

Today’s district semifinals

#13 Amherst at #2 St. Ignatius, 7 p.m.

#10 Lorain at #5 Garfield Heights, 7 p.m.

Div. II state tournament

Northeast 3 District

Feb. 26 sectional final results

#18 Rocky River 73, #22 Mentor Lake Catholic 49

#1 Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary 96, #32 Clearview 20

#12 Buckeye 49, #20 Navarre Fairless 44

#15 Peninsula Woodridge 62, #6 Keystone 56

Thursday’s district semifinals

#18 Rocky River at #1 Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary, 7 p.m.

#15 Peninsula Woodridge at #12 Buckeye, 7 p.m.

Northeast 4 District

Feb. 26 sectional final results

#3 Warrensville Heights 78, #25 Lutheran West 54

#11 Padua 69, #4 Bay 54

#10 Gilmour Academy 74, #27 Akron Coventry 48

#7 Revere 81, #16 Cleveland Central Catholic 61

Thursday’s district semifinals

#10 Gilmour Academy at #3 Warrensville Heights, 7 p.m.

#11 Padua at #7 Revere, 7 p.m.

Div. III state tournament

Northeast 3 District

Feb. 26 sectional final results

#3 Apple Creek Waynedale 67, #7 Fairview 61

#5 Beachwood 63, #13 Loudonville 50

#2 Creston Norwayne 74, #19 East Canton 40

#6 Columbia 72, #10 Smithvillew 70

Tuesday’s district semifinals

#6 Columbia at #2 Creston Norwayne, late

#5 Beachwood at #3 Apple Creek Waynedale, late

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