Multiple Teams · NDA Basketball- Regional Champs & State Bound!

Congratulations to NDA’s varsity basketball team on their thrilling 40-38 victory over #2 ranked Canton McKinley to win the program’s 6th Regional Championship and advance to the OHSAA State Final Four for the 6th time in the past 8 seasons!  Senior Jala Johnson’s clutch bucket with 2.4 seconds remaining was the game winner.  Senior Ashley Barron had a fantastic defensive effort and scored a team high 12 points and had 8 rebounds.  Sophomore Olivia Sims scored 10 points that included a late three pointer to tie the game 38-38.  Johnson finished with 9 points and freshman Grace VanSlooten scored seven points and had five rebounds.  Senior Maelyn Kizer’s impressive defensive work held McKinley’s two-time Ohio Ms. Basketball Kierstan Bell to 12 points below her scoring average.

The Toledo Blade article:

NDA will play Pickerington Central High School in the State Semifinal on Friday, March 15th, at The Ohio State University’s Jerome Schottenstein Center at 8 pm.  Information on presale tickets, state t-shirts, and a student spirit bus will be released the evening of Sunday, March 10th, on this website and on Twitter @NDAEagleSports.

OHSAA Division I Girls Basketball State Tournament Bracket:

OHSAA Girls Basketball State Tournament Coverage:

Go Eagles!