Jack Gibbs, a senior on the Westerville North High School boys basketball team, recently was named the state’s Player of the Year by Gatorade.
Huntington (W.Va.) Prep senior forward Andrew Wiggins was named Gatorade’s national Player of the Year.
Gibbs, a 5-foot-11 guard, also was first-team all-state in Division I as well as the Player of the Year in the district and the OCC-Cardinal Division. The Davidson (N.C.) College signee led the Warriors, who finished 23-2, in points (15.2 points), assists (3.4) and steals (3.9) per game.
-- Scott Hennen