With little to no wiggle room, Richmond Heights nosed past New Middletown Springfield Local 46-43 in an Ohio boys basketball matchup.
The Spartans' kept the advantage through the final quarter with a 13-10 scoring edge over the Tigers.
The Spartans' upper hand showed as it carried a 36-30 lead into the fourth quarter.
Richmond Heights' offense darted to a 24-19 lead over New Middletown Springfield Local at halftime.
The start wasn't the problem for the Tigers, who began with a 9-8 edge over the Spartans through the end of the first quarter.