Round 1 to Wayne.
Wayne, the state top-ranked Division I boys high school basketball team, delivered a 65-62 overtime statement to visiting Springfield in Wednesday’s showdown of the area’s best big-school teams. That improves Wayne to 13-0 and drops Springfield to 13-1.
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The rematch is Friday, Feb. 9 at Springfield.
Here’s a look at some of the action.
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Wayne’s L’Christian “Blue” Smith (5) and teammates Darius Quisenberry (3) and Antwuan Johnson (1) battle Springfield’s Raheim Moss for a rebound. Wayne defeated visiting Springfield 65-62 in OT in a boys high school basketball game on Wed., Jan. 24, 2018. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF