Boys Varsity Basketball · Norwayne Boys Basketball Wins District Title


The Norwayne boys basketball team took down Northwestern 61-59 on Friday night to win the District Championship and advance to the Sweet 16.  Ben Draper hit a 10 foot runner as time expired to give the Cats the huge win!  The Bobcats were led by senior Jake Hanzie and sophomore Isaiah Portis with 15 points each.  Junior Joey Raudebaugh hit a big free throw late to tie the game and finish with 9 points and 9 rebounds.  Junior Jacob Rupp had the game saving block to finish with 7 blocks in the game.  Jacob also added 7 points and 7 rebounds.  Senior Ben Draper(6 points),  freshman Justin Rupp(5 points) and junior Noah Saal(4 points) rounded out the scoring for Norwayne.  The Bobcats are now 20-5 on the season and headed to the Canton Memorial Fieldhouse to play Warrensville Heights in the Sweet 16.  Pre-Sale tickets are available in the high school office for $7.  Ticket sales will end Wednesday at 2:00.