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Mentor and Euclid advance to boys basketball regionals

The Cardinals and Panthers punched their tickets to the Wolstein Center on Saturday.

CLEVELAND — The Mentor Cardinals and Euclid Panthers are both heading to the Division I Sweet 16.

Mentor downed Brush at Euclid High School, 77-73, behind 30 points from junior Luke Floriea. The Cardinals will battle Green next Wednesday at the Wolstein Center at 6:15 p.m.

Euclid edged Shaker Heights at Solon High School, 50-47, to win its first district title since 1995. The Panthers will take on St. Edward next Wednesday at the Wolstein Center at 8:00 p.m.