Fireworks are most common on the Fourth of July, but Columbus Beechcroft broke out its own form of pyrotechnics during its 86-56 explosion on Columbus Marion-Franklin in an Ohio boys basketball matchup.

Last season, Columbus Beechcroft and Columbus Marion-Franklin faced off on December 6, 2019 at Columbus Beechcroft High School. For more, click here.

Columbus Beechcroft's force showed as it carried a 62-45 lead into the fourth quarter.

The Cougars' offense moved to a 44-34 lead over the Red Devils at the intermission.

The first quarter gave Columbus Beechcroft a 23-19 lead over Columbus Marion-Franklin.

In recent action on February 12, Columbus Beechcroft faced off against Columbus West and Columbus Marion-Franklin took on Columbus Centennial on February 18 at Columbus Centennial High School. Click here for a recap

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