A sigh of relief filled the air in Shelby's locker room after Friday's 69-65 win against Calvert for an Ohio boys basketball victory on February 5.
There was no room for doubt as Shelby added to its advantage with a 33-30 margin in the closing period.
The Whippets' leverage showed as they carried a 36-35 lead into the fourth quarter.
The Whippets' shooting darted to a 32-28 lead over the Senecas at the half.
The Senecas authored a promising start, taking advantage of the Whippets 11-10 at the end of the first quarter.
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