Final: Orlando Christian Prep will play for its fifth boys basketball state championship in a span of six seasons on Wednesday after rolling to a 86-68 win over Miami Westwood Christian on Tuesday.
OCP, which has relied mostly on defense, shot nearly 60-percent on field goal attempts (31-of-52) and was 10-of-18 on 3-point tries, a 56-percent clip.
Junior wing Adonys Henriquez scored 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting and added seven assists and two steals to lead OCP. Dmitri Thompson added 15 points, Brandon Miller 14, and senior point guard Justice Montgomery 13 along with five assists.
OCP had 10 steals as Westwood turned the ball over 21 times and was 5-of-28 on 3-point attempts.
The Warriors (22-7) will play a familiar state tournament foe, Boca Raton Grandview Prep (29-2), in Wednesday night's 8:05 final at The Lakeland Center. OCP is 3-0 vs. Grandview in final four games in Lakeland.
3rd quarter: the chants of "OCP. ... OCP" are ringing out in Lakeland. Defending state champ Orlando Christian Prep has opened up a 59-37 lead over Miami Westwood Christian through three quarters in a Class 2A boys basketball state semifinal.
The Warriors' sticky defense is tormenting a team that came in averaging 72.4 points per game, and OCP's defense is at the top of its game. Junior wing Adonys Henriquez has 15 points and six assists and helped OCP dominate the third quarter to break away. Justice Montgomery has 13 points, brandon Miller 10 and Dmitri Thompson 9.
Halftime: Orlando Christian Prep, which struggled offensively at times this season, made 52-percent of its shot attempts in the first half and leads 34-29 against Miami Westwood Christian at halftime of Tuesday's Class 2A boys basketball state semifinal.
The defending state champion Warriors went 6-of-12 from 3-point land, with Justice Montgomery and Sean Rios both making two treys.
Montgomery has 10 points at the break.
Buddy Collings is a senior sports writer covering high schools for the Orlando Sentinel. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.