COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP/FOX19) - Summit County Day school celebrated its first state championship Monday morning with a pep rally.
Kevin Johnson had 11 points to go with eight assists, leading Cincinnati Summit Country Day to a 53-37 victory over Portsmouth on Saturday in the Division III finale.
Mike Barwick also had 11 points for the Silver Knights (26-1), who were ranked third in the final Associated Press regular-season poll. They won their ninth game in a row.
They ran off the first nine points of the game and were never headed, coming up with a big basket to counter every run by the Trojans.
Zaide Whitley had 16 points, and first-team All-Ohioan and co-player of the year Dion McKinley added 13 points before fouling out for Portsmouth (24-3), which was ranked No. 6 in the AP poll.
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