The Steubenville High School boys basketball team handed No.1 Union Local its first loss of the season with a 63-51 victory in the Wheeling Hospital/OVAC Boys Basketball 4A championship game at Ohio University Eastern in front of a huge crowd.
Big Red raced out to a 22-10 lead after one quarter, and led by 20 points, 42-22 at half, and never looked back.
Adam Sterling led Big Red (18-3) with 19 points and seven rebounds. Brandon Herring-Hill added 16 points, and freshman Charles Reeves contributed 10.
Union Local, now 20-1 on the season, was led by big man Colton McKivitz with 16 points and 12 boards.