The Whitmer Panthers rolled over Medina 51-39 Saturday night (March 17) to advance the the Division I boys state basketball semifinals for the second time in five years.

Junior Nigel Hayes led the Panthers (23-2) with 17 points and eight rebounds in a game played at the University of Akron’s Rhodes Arena. 

Whitmer will face Lakewood St. Edward (18-7) at 5:15 p.m. Friday (March 23.)  The game will be played at Value City Arena on the campus of the Ohio State University.

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