• Boys Basketball

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    Sean Luzader picked up his first victory as Thomas coach when the Cardinals defeated Westland 72-59 on Dec. 12.

    Shooting woes end; Cards get first win

    Thomas Worthington High School boys basketball coach Sean Luzader was pleased with his team's shot selection in its season opener Dec. 5 at Hilliard Darby as well as its OCC-Central Division opener Dec. 9 at Upper Arlington.
  • Girls Basketball

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    Hannah Ferguson of North goes up for a shot over South's Kaylah Ivey after driving past Chenelle Moore (11) during the host Warriors' 55-51 win on Dec. 4.

    Central awaits 'huge' game against North

    There is no doubt Jamiya Pride knows the importance of the game between his Westerville Central High School girls basketball team and Westerville North.

Super 7 Polls

 

BOYS
Updated Dec. 17

1. Northland
2. Gahanna
3. Westerville South
4. Dublin Coffman
5. Walnut Ridge
6. Grove City
7. New Albany


 

PERFORMANCE OF THE WEEK: Grove City senior Nick Bapst scored 31 points to lead his team past Groveport 75-66 on Dec. 12 in an OCC-Ohio Division game.


GIRLS
Updated Dec. 16

1. Olentangy Liberty 
2. Olentangy 
3. Centennial
4. Hilliard Bradley
5. Westerville North
6. Pickerington Central
7. Gahanna

 

PERFORMANCE OF THE WEEK: Olentangy Liberty junior guard Alexa Fisher made six 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 34 points to help her team beat Central Crossing 66-38 on Dec. 9.

 

Top Stories

Basketball

Area teams keeping busy during holidays

One of the busiest high school basketball teams over the holidays in recent years has been the Centennial boys.
Local Roundup

Balanced attack key for Beechcroft boys

During an 81-71 victory over Centennial on Dec. 12, the Beechcroft High School boys basketball team had five players score 12 to 15 points.
DeSales Roundup

Girls squad off to unbeaten start

A handful of hard-fought wins to begin the season provided a solid springboard for the DeSales High School girls basketball team, which takes an undefeated record into the We Are Pickerington Tournament next week.
Watterson Roundup

Diminutive girls battling on boards

With no players 6-foot or taller, the Watterson High School girls basketball team was at a size disadvantage in four of its first five games.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Charles-Martin propels boys team

Led by Tre Charles-Martin, the Groveport Madison High School boys basketball team earned its first win of the season by beating Hilliard Darby 65-47 on Dec. 16.
Girls Basketball

Taylor stepping up to lead Coffman

The Dublin Coffman High School girls basketball team has gotten out to a strong start without the services of one of its top players in senior Sade Olatoye, who continues to recover from knee surgery.
Girls Basketball

Womeldorf emerges as key scorer for Olentangy

As was expected, the duo of senior guard Morgan Horvath and junior forward Kelly Meade has been difficult to stop for the Olentangy High School girls basketball team.
Girls Basketball

Defense sparks Kilbourne's hot start

The Worthington Kilbourne High School girls basketball team has used defense, teamwork and camaraderie to bolt to a strong start.
Basketball

Boys, girls squads comprise holiday tournament

Holiday basketball isn't gone in Pickerington -- it's just taking on a new look.
Boys Basketball

Central Crossing equals last season's OCC win total

The Central Crossing High School boys basketball team already has equaled last season's win total in the OCC-Central Division.
Boys Basketball

Liberty looking to find added offensive punch

Through three games, the Olentangy Liberty High School boys basketball team was searching for its identity on offense.

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2013: Div. II State Final

Watterson 55, St.Vincent-St.Mary 52

2013: Div. I Regional Final

Northland 62, Gahanna 53
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