Ronnie Hampton and Deshon Parker of Wayne address a 56-49 defeat of Princeton in a boys high school basketball D-I regional semifinal at Xavier University??????€????™s Cintas Center on Wed., March 14, 2018. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF

Wayne defeats Princeton 56-49 in D-I regional semi

The win launches Wayne (25-1) into the regional final against Cincinnati Moeller (24-3) at 7:30 p.m. Friday also at the Cintas. Moeller advanced with a 65-44 defeat of Springfield in the regional semi doubleheader opener.

Darius Quisenberry scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Warriors. Ronnie Hampton added 12 points and Deshone Parker 10. Darweshi Hunter led Princeton (23-4) with 23 points and Gabe O’Neal added 17.

• Wayne led Princeton 39-38 after three quarters.

It’s Wayne vs. Princeton in a D-I regional semifinal. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF

• Princeton put together a 7-0 run to end the second quarter and led Wayne 28-25 at halftime. A late 3-pointer by the Vikings, champions of the Greater Miami Conference, provided their only lead.

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• Wayne led Cincinnati Princeton 16-10 after the first quarter of a boys high school basketball Division I regional semifinal at Xavier University’s Cintas Center on Wednesday night.

The winner will play Moeller (24-3) in the regioanl final at 7:30 p.m. Friday also at the Cintas. Moeller advanced with a 65-44 defeat of Springfield in the doubleheader opener.

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