TALLMADGE -- Senior Night at Tallmadge High School was one that Blue Devils players and fans will likely remember for a long time.

Ten players made their way onto the scoresheet for the hosts, as the Blue Devils dominated the Aurora Greenmen 76-43.

Tallmadge junior Matthew Francesconi led all scorers with 25 points, and the home side dished out 23 assists as a team en route to the resounding victory.

The Greenmen ended their regular season 2-10 in the Suburban League American and 7-15 overall. Earlier in the week, Aurora split a pair of non-league games, losing to Crestwood 78-76 and beating Kirtland 76-64.

"I'm really proud of the commitment that [Tallmadge seniors] have given back to us as coaches, and the commitment they've given to their team and school over the course of four years," said Tallmadge head coach Mike Bluey.

"You can't think of a better way to go out on your last home game. Any time that you have all those kids making positive plays and cheering for each other and looking to give their teammate the ball, that just creates a heck of an end to the home season."

The Blue Devils (13-8, 9-3 Suburban League American Division) made sure to take full advantage of their last opportunity to play at home, erupting for 24 points in the first quarter while building an early double-digit lead. Tallmadge hit five 3-pointers in the first quarter, while early shooting troubles plagued the visitors.

Francesconi dropped 17 points in the first half, as the hosts used a healthy balance of offensive firepower and defensive tenacity to continue building upon their early lead. Through the first two quarters of play, the Blue Devils shot 80 percent from inside 3-point range and 56 percent overall.

Meanwhile, the Greenmen struggled to get any offense going from the jump, as the visitors were held under 20 points in the first half and shot just 10 percent from beyond the arc.

Aurora was able to hang a bit closer in the second half, playing almost even in the third quarter, but never seriously threatened Tallmadge down the stretch.

Gavin Blunt led the Greenmen with 14 points, Cade Huffman added 8 points and John Arnold had 6.

Meanwhile, Crestwood's Hunter Osborne buried a 3-pointer as the buzzer sounded to complete a frantic comeback in the final quarter in the earlier makeup game. Aurora led 76-75 with time running out, when Osborne took a pass in the corner and released the ball as the buzzer went off.

The Red Devils trailed most of the game and were behind 64-54 heading into the final eight minutes.

Crestwood held Aurora to just two field goals in the fourth quarter, and freshman Mason Jakacki led a rally that saw the Red Devils go on a 24-12 scoring run, culminated by Osborne's game-winner.

Jakacki hit a 3-pointer and converted 5 of 6 free throws down the stretch. Blunt paced the Greenmen with 22 points, Elsawy had 16, Huffman 13 and Alex Ely 12.

Against Kirtland, Blunt also led the way for the Greenmen with 21 points, while Huffman had 15, Elsaway 14 and John Arnold 12.

Earlier in the week, Aurora split a pair of non-league games, losing to Crestwood 78-76 and beating Kirtland 76-64.

Crestwood's Hunter Osborne buried a 3-pointer as the buzzer sounded to complete a frantic comeback in the final quarter. Aurora led 76-75 with time running out, when Osborne took a pass in the corner and released the ball as the buzzer went off.

The Red Devils trailed most of the game and were behind 64-54 heading into the final eight minutes.

Crestwood held Aurora to just two field goals in the fourth quarter, and freshman Mason Jakacki led a rally that saw the Red Devils go on a 24-12 scoring run, culminated by Osborne's game-winner.

Jakacki hit a 3-pointer and converted 5 of 6 free throws down the stretch. Blunt paced the Greenmen with 22 points, Elsawy had 16, Huffman 13 and Alex Ely 12.

Against Kirtland, Blunt also led the way for the Greenmen with 21 points, while Huffman had 15, Elsaway 14 and John Arnold 12.

AHS travels to Twinsburg tonight (March 1) for a first-round Division I sectional game at 7 p.m. The winner goes to Kenston on March 4 at 7 p.m.