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Mentor, Lake Catholic Boys Basketball Teams Earn Major Wins

Lake Catholic topped a rival and Mentor earned a piece of the of the NOC Valley Division title

Both and boys basketball teams notched important wins Friday.

Lake Catholic (19-2) topped their rival Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin 73-57 and remained undefeated in the NCL Blue Division.

, Mark Baniewicz, Mike Whalen and Paul Wojtila all scored in double digits for the Cougars.

However, senior center Dan Schweikert may have had the most emotional night of all. His father, Mentor Director of Public Works Matt Schweikert, was honored before the game. He is a member of the Naval reserves and .

For more coverage and video from the game, visit The News-Herald.

Meanwhile, the Mentor (18-2) bounced back from their loss to Garfield Heights last week and trumped Brunswick 63-48.

Brunswick played the Cardinals close for three quarters. At the start of the fourth quarter, Mentor only lead by four points.

However, Mentor busted out for 15 points in the final quarter while only allowing four.

and Jeff Foreman lead all scorers with 27 and 21, respectively.

With this win, Mentor earned a piece of the NOC Valley Division title

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