BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston clinches seventh straight OAA-Red title

| February 27, 2013 | Comments (0)

CLAKRSTON — Few teams in any sport, have put together a streak quite like Clarkston’s inside the Oakland activities Association.

The Wolves put the finishing touches Tuesday on their seventh straight OAA red Division boys basketball championship with a 37-33 victory over North Farmington. The league title marked the 10th time in 11 years that Clarkston has won or shared the league championship, all in the OAA’s top division.

The Wolves have competed in the OAA Division I/ Red Division since the inception of the OAA in 1994-95.

Clarkston (16-3, 11-1) never trailed, going up 11-0 in the first quarter and 19-10 at the half. North Farmington trailed with a 10-8 surge in the third quarter and closed with a 13-10 fourth quarter, where the Raiders at one time had closed to within two points.

CROWDED HOUSE:Clarkston’s Michael Nicholson (left) and Dylan Hancook sandwich North Farmington’s Jeron Rogers during Tuesday’s OAA Red Division contest. Photo | Larry McKee,

The Wolves, who have won 11 straight league games since a loss to Troy in December, held off the Raiders down the stretch.

Jordan Dasuqi scored 11 points and Nick Owens drained a trio of three pointers and added 10 points for Clarkston.

Caleb Hogans scored 13 and Jeron Rogers added 12 points for North Farmington (14-5, 9-3), which needed a win to pull into a tie with Clarkston.

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