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Saybrook, OH- In an entertaining showdown between the Edgewood Warriors and the St. John Heralds, the Warriors emerged victorious with a resounding 84-43 win. Led by standout performances from Payton Williams and Jacob Ernst, the Warriors showcased their offensive firepower and secured an impressive victory to close out their regular season.

Edgewood Warriors: 20 | 17 | 26 | 21 = 84
St. John Heralds: 16 | 12 | 11 | 4 = 43

Edgewood Warriors Total Points:

  • Payton Williams: 27
  • Jacob Ernst: 27
  • Mason Thorr: 13
  • Geno Measel: 6
  • Brady Andrejack: 3
  • Logan Kray: 2
  • Russell Thomas: 2
  • JJ Dufour: 2
  • Justin Richmond: 2

St. John Heralds Total Points:

  • Aaron Wychock: 15
  • Anthony Severino: 13
  • Donald Crawford: 4
  • Anthony Petrochello: 6
  • Brady Cole: 2
  • John Miller: 2
  • AJ Henslee: 1

The Warriors’ offense ignited in the second half after a close first half, with Payton Williams leading the charge by knocking down an incredible 9 three-pointers throughout the game. Meanwhile, senior standout Jacob Ernst reached a career milestone by becoming Edgewood’s newest 1,000-point scorer. His historic achievement was punctuated by a thunderous slam dunk, sending the crowd into a frenzy and highlighting his impact on the court.

Joining Williams and Ernst in the scoring column, Mason Thorr contributed 13 points, while Geno Measel, Brady Andrejack, Logan Kray, Russell Thomas, JJ Dufour, and Justin Richmond all chipped in points to bolster the Warriors’ offensive onslaught.

Despite a valiant effort from the Heralds, led by Aaron Wychock with 15 points and Anthony Severino with 13 points, they were unable to contain the Warriors’ potent offense.

With this win, the Edgewood Warriors conclude their regular season with a record of 17-5, setting the stage for a promising postseason run. As they await their opponent in the sectional semifinals of the OHSAA tournament, the Warriors will look to build upon their momentum and continue their winning ways.

As for the St. John Heralds, they conclude their regular season with a record of 3-18 and shift their focus to the upcoming OHSAA playoffs, where they will face the Maplewood Rockets in the first round. With a determination to compete at a high level, the Heralds will look to make a statement as they embark on their postseason journey.