Following his team's season-ending loss to Marion Pleasant, Columbus Academy boys basketball coach Jeff Warstler consoled his seniors and then challenged his underclassmen to prepare for a longer run next season in the Division III district tournament.
With no players making first-, second- or third-team all-district and with none even averaging at least 10 points, the Gahanna Lincoln High School girls basketball team ended the regular season by splitting its final six games and settling for third in the OCC-Ohio Division.
The offensive aggressiveness the Gahanna Lincoln High School girls basketball team struggled to display while splitting its final six regular-season games seemed to be back in full force during the first two rounds of the Division I district tournament.
After his team couldn't hang on to a 10-point third-quarter lead and had its hopes of winning the outright OCC-Ohio Division title dashed, Gahanna Lincoln High School boys basketball coach Tony Staib met with his players for several minutes inside the visiting locker room at Pickerington Central on Feb. 20.
As the only senior currently playing for the Gahanna Lincoln High School boys basketball team, Jenisys Battle has done his best to step into a leadership role for the junior-dominant squad this winter.
Considering how much time he's spent either watching or playing alongside him, there's little that Northland High School junior Seth Towns doesn't know about Gahanna Lincoln junior Matt Moyer on the basketball court.