Additional photos from the OCSAA Final Four


Ohio Valley Christian head coach Steve Rice cuts down the net, as the Defenders claimed the 2016 OCSAA State Championship. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)


Defenders senior Marshall Hood works from the high post during the first half of the OCSAA state final, on Saturday in Circleville. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)


The Ohio Valley Christian Defenders celebrate their first state championship since 2004, on Saturday night in Circleville. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)


Defenders senior Dillon Ragan (2) looks to drive past a Spartan, during Ohio Valley Christian's 61-39 state semifinal win at the Maxwell Center. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)


OVCS senior Marshall Hood (center) goes up for a hook shot over a Temple Christian defender. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)


OVCS senior Marshall Hood (24) works in the post during the OCSAA state semifinal, Friday night at Ohio Christian University. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)


Defenders junior Elijah McDonald drives in the lane during the second half of Ohio Valley Christian's win over Calvary Christian, on Friday in Circleville. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)


OVCS junior Austin Ragan goes in for a break-away layup during the OCSAA state semifinal. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)


Defenders junior Austin Ragan (5) splits a pair of Tigers during the OCSAA state final, on Saturday at OCU. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)


OVCS freshman Justin Beaver (14) shoots a layup in the second half of the Defenders' 49-28 state final win, on Saturday at the Maxwell Center. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)


OVCS senior Dillon Ragan (2) looks to score inside, during the Defenders' 49-28 state championship victory, Saturday in Circleville. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)


Ohio Valley Christian junior Elijah McDonald passes over a Spartan defender, during the OCSAA state semifinal at Ohio Christian University. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)


OVCS junior Elijah McDonald (32) drives past a TCS defender during Ohio Valley Christian's state championship victory, Saturday in Circleville. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)


OVCS junior Austin Ragan fires a three-pointer during the second half of the OCSAA state semifinal, Friday in Circleville. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)


Ohio Valley Christian junior Austin Ragan (5) shoots a contested layup during the Defenders' 61-39 victory over Calvary Christian on Friday, in Circleville. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)


CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio — The Ohio Valley Christian boys basketball team earned the OCSAA State Championship after defeating Calvary Christian and Temple Christian in the final four on Friday and Saturday respectively. The Defenders won the semifinal by a 61-39 count and rolled to a 49-28 victory in the state final. (Photos by Alex Hawley and Paul Boggs)

Ohio Valley Christian head coach Steve Rice cuts down the net, as the Defenders claimed the 2016 OCSAA State Championship. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVC-Rice.jpgOhio Valley Christian head coach Steve Rice cuts down the net, as the Defenders claimed the 2016 OCSAA State Championship. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)

Defenders senior Marshall Hood works from the high post during the first half of the OCSAA state final, on Saturday in Circleville. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVC-Hood.jpgDefenders senior Marshall Hood works from the high post during the first half of the OCSAA state final, on Saturday in Circleville. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)

The Ohio Valley Christian Defenders celebrate their first state championship since 2004, on Saturday night in Circleville. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVC-Team.jpgThe Ohio Valley Christian Defenders celebrate their first state championship since 2004, on Saturday night in Circleville. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)

Defenders senior Dillon Ragan (2) looks to drive past a Spartan, during Ohio Valley Christian’s 61-39 state semifinal win at the Maxwell Center. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVCS-Dillon.jpgDefenders senior Dillon Ragan (2) looks to drive past a Spartan, during Ohio Valley Christian’s 61-39 state semifinal win at the Maxwell Center. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)

OVCS senior Marshall Hood (center) goes up for a hook shot over a Temple Christian defender. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVCS-Hood.jpgOVCS senior Marshall Hood (center) goes up for a hook shot over a Temple Christian defender. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)

OVCS senior Marshall Hood (24) works in the post during the OCSAA state semifinal, Friday night at Ohio Christian University. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVCS-Marshall.jpgOVCS senior Marshall Hood (24) works in the post during the OCSAA state semifinal, Friday night at Ohio Christian University. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)

Defenders junior Elijah McDonald drives in the lane during the second half of Ohio Valley Christian’s win over Calvary Christian, on Friday in Circleville. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVCS-McDonald.jpgDefenders junior Elijah McDonald drives in the lane during the second half of Ohio Valley Christian’s win over Calvary Christian, on Friday in Circleville. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)

OVCS junior Austin Ragan goes in for a break-away layup during the OCSAA state semifinal. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVC-A.Ragan_.jpgOVCS junior Austin Ragan goes in for a break-away layup during the OCSAA state semifinal. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)

Defenders junior Austin Ragan (5) splits a pair of Tigers during the OCSAA state final, on Saturday at OCU. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVC-Austin.jpgDefenders junior Austin Ragan (5) splits a pair of Tigers during the OCSAA state final, on Saturday at OCU. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)

OVCS freshman Justin Beaver (14) shoots a layup in the second half of the Defenders’ 49-28 state final win, on Saturday at the Maxwell Center. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVC-Beaver.jpgOVCS freshman Justin Beaver (14) shoots a layup in the second half of the Defenders’ 49-28 state final win, on Saturday at the Maxwell Center. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)

OVCS senior Dillon Ragan (2) looks to score inside, during the Defenders’ 49-28 state championship victory, Saturday in Circleville. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVC-Dillon.jpgOVCS senior Dillon Ragan (2) looks to score inside, during the Defenders’ 49-28 state championship victory, Saturday in Circleville. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)

Ohio Valley Christian junior Elijah McDonald passes over a Spartan defender, during the OCSAA state semifinal at Ohio Christian University. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVC-Elijah.jpgOhio Valley Christian junior Elijah McDonald passes over a Spartan defender, during the OCSAA state semifinal at Ohio Christian University. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)

OVCS junior Elijah McDonald (32) drives past a TCS defender during Ohio Valley Christian’s state championship victory, Saturday in Circleville. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVC-McDonald.jpgOVCS junior Elijah McDonald (32) drives past a TCS defender during Ohio Valley Christian’s state championship victory, Saturday in Circleville. (Alex Hawley/OVP Sports)

OVCS junior Austin Ragan fires a three-pointer during the second half of the OCSAA state semifinal, Friday in Circleville. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVCS-A.Ragan_.jpgOVCS junior Austin Ragan fires a three-pointer during the second half of the OCSAA state semifinal, Friday in Circleville. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)

Ohio Valley Christian junior Austin Ragan (5) shoots a contested layup during the Defenders’ 61-39 victory over Calvary Christian on Friday, in Circleville. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_OVCS-Austin.jpgOhio Valley Christian junior Austin Ragan (5) shoots a contested layup during the Defenders’ 61-39 victory over Calvary Christian on Friday, in Circleville. (Paul Boggs/OVP Sports)
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