(3-2-22) According to an Akron Beacon Journal story a D II District boys basketball game was suspended after a fight broke out.

The North Ridgeville district semifinal between #2 seed Buchtel and #12 seed East. Buchtel was ahead 52-35 with 2.5 seconds left in the third quarter.

Jeff Cassella interim secretary and spokesman of the Northeast District Athletic Board

“The OHSAA and the Northeast District Board will review the video and the officials reports. Once we receive all that information, we’ll gather in the morning and make a determination as to what we’re going to do.”

Akron Public Schools Assistant Athletic Director Ron Linger

“There could be suspensions after video review. But that’s left up to other people, not East or Buchtel. That will be up to the officials.”

Tonight’s game was the 4th meeting this season, Buchtel won the first three.

The You Tube video below shows another incident between the two teams that took place in early December-