ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Fairland took sole possession of the Ohio Valley Conference lead with a 59-43 victory over Chesapeake in boys high school basketball at the Carl York Center.

Clayton Thomas led the Dragons (10-1 overall, 5-0 OVC) with 25 points and six rebounds. Jacob Polcyn scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Aiden Porter scored 0 points, all in the fourth quarter. Jordan Williams scored seven points and snared 15 rebounds.

Chesapeake fell to (9-1, 4-1).

Both teams return to action at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Fairland, which has won 60 of its last 61 league games, entertains Rock Hill. The Panthers play host to Gallia Academy.

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