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[In the video player below the Archbishop Hoban team joined FOX 8 in the morning. Hear what they had to say about their first state championship in more than 30 years.]

AKRON, Ohio (WJW) – The Akron community celebrated big wins for the city after Akron Archbishop Hoban and Akron Buchtel took home state basketball titles earlier this month.

After playing strong basketball in Sunday’s OHSAA state championships, both teams were recognized during a parade in the city on March 26.

Kicking off at 2 p.m., the parade started at Main Street and Cedar Street and ended at Bowery.

The Archbishop Hoban Knights won the Division I Boys Basketball State in a matchup against Pickerington Central.

The team stopped by FOX 8 after the win to share their excitement and inspire others.

The Buchtel Griffins defeated Rocky River Lutheran West to win the Division II title.