Franklin dominated the first half and coasted to a convincing 79-33 victory over Monroe in an Ohio boys basketball matchup.

Both squads drew cheers for final-quarter scores, but the period resulted in a 10-10 draw, which was all Franklin needed.

Franklin's control showed as it carried a 69-23 lead into the fourth quarter.

Franklin's shooting pulled ahead to a 54-13 lead over Monroe at the half.

The first quarter gave the Wildcats a 28-6 lead over the Hornets.

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