ATHENS, Ohio (JMN Sports) - The Hiland Hawks are headed back to the OHSAA Boys Basketball State tournament.

The Hawks won the Division III Region 15 title in Friday night's 56-46 final over Latham Western at Ohio University's Convocation Center.

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Hiland will return to the state tournament for the first time since 2019.

The Hawks will play Richmond Heights, who topped Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas, 77-54, in Friday's Region 13 finals.