State Senator Bob Peterson presents a Senate Resolution to the Ohio Valley Christian Boys basketball team during today's Senate session

State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) today recognized the Ohio Valley Christian Boys basketball team as the 2016 Ohio Christian School Athletic Association state champions.

Finishing the season with a record of 21-6, the Defenders defeated Dayton Temple Christian in the OCSAA State Championship by a score of 49-28 to bring home their first state title since 2004.

"I'm honored to recognize these student-athletes from Ohio Valley Christian as they continue the school's tradition of success on and off the court," said Peterson. "Their resounding victory in this year's state championship has made the community proud and I look forward to seeing them back on the court next season."

Similar to the Ohio High School Athletic Association, the OCSAA opens it's tournaments for all Christian and Religious Based schools regardless of conference affiliation.

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