MASSILLON OH- In a nail-biting showdown that kept fans on the edge of their seats, Springfield once again emerged victorious in a close contest, securing a hard-fought 34-31 win over Richmond Heights in the Regional Semifinals. With their third consecutive one-possession victory, the Tigers showcased their resilience and determination, proving their mettle on the biggest stage.

Leading the charge for Springfield was Ava Vecchione, whose stellar performance saw her contribute 12 points, including crucial baskets down the stretch. Jameka Brungard added 10 points to the scoreboard, while Karigan Mullen chipped in with 8 points, highlighting the team’s balanced offensive effort.

With this crucial win, Springfield moves one step closer to a return trip to Dayton for the state Final Four, fueled by their unwavering determination and championship mindset.

Next up for the Tigers is a showdown against top-seeded Loudonville in the Regional Finals. Set to take place on Saturday at 7:00 at Massillon Perry High School, the game promises to be another intense battle as Springfield looks to punch their ticket to the state tournament.