The Newark Catholic High School girls basketball team gets a chance to avenge a loss last season when it faces Reedsville Eastern in a Division IV regional championship game at 7:30 p.m. March 8 at Pickerington North.
SPRINGFIELD — The Ready High School girls basketball came back from a double-digit second-half deficit to take the lead but couldn’t hold on and lost 50-43 to Jamestown Greeneview in a Division III regional semifinal March 5.
Despite a double-digit deficit, the Africentric Early College boys basketball team didn’t wilt during the fourth quarter of a Division IV district championship game against Fairfield Christian on March 5 in the Fairgrounds Coliseum.
A big offensive game from the area’s most decorated senior and a hot shooting start to the third quarter were more than enough to lead the Reynoldsburg High School girls basketball to a 60-32 Division I regional semifinal win over Northland on March 4 at Otterbein University.
Connor Kern of the Pickerington High School Central boys basketball team minced no words describing the coach who guided the Tigers to the cusp of a third consecutive Division I district championship.
Girls Basketball - District Finals
Kyle Croxton of the Upper Arlington High School girls basketball team says she hates to be selfish.
Dave Butcher is now 700-98 in 31 seasons as a high school girls basketball coach in Pickerington.
Licking County Prep Notes
The Newark Catholic High School boys basketball team moved closer to what it hopes will be a fourth Division IV district title since 2009 by beating 20th-seeded Delaware Christian 49-29 in a second-round Feb. 26 as Conor Keck scored 21 points.
Canal Winchester Roundup
Canal Winchester High School boys basketball coach Kent Riggs thought his team was capable of pulling off the upset against sixth-seeded Pickerington Central in its Division I district tournament opener.
During the regular season, the Watterson High School boys basketball team went 11-0 when all five of its starters were healthy and 9-2 when it didn't have its full starting lineup because of injuries.