• 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

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

Westerville South set to battle Darby

The Westerville South High School boys basketball team will put its undefeated record on the line when it plays host to Hilliard Darby on Friday, Dec. 19.
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.
Girls Basketball

Bradley survives against Westerville South

The Hilliard Bradley High School girls basketball team received its first real scare of the season, but kept its perfect start intact by holding off host Westerville South 62-61 on Dec. 12 in an OCC-Cardinal Division contest.
Boys Basketball

Darby drops pair after opening with win

The Hilliard Darby High School boys basketball team had a different player be its leading scorer in its first three games.
Grandview Heights Roundup

Injury forces boys team to adapt

Despite winning its first four games, the Grandview Heights High School boys basketball team is searching for a new leader.
Boys Basketball

Jerome, Scioto set to battle

The unbeaten Dublin Jerome High School boys basketball team will play host to rival Scioto on Friday, Dec. 19, in an OCC-Cardinal Division game.

Slideshows

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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