Litchfield defeated Melrose 73-59 in the Section 6-2A boys basketball championship game Friday night at Halenbeck Hall.
Zach Whitchurch had 25 points for the Dragons (22-5) and Riley Pater had 16 points.
Melrose standout Scottie Stone had 23 points, but it came on 7 of 25 shooting. Mitch Niehaus added 13 points for the Dutchmen, who finished 29-2.
Both of Melrose’s losses this season came to Litchfield.