Worthington News

Boys Basketball

Kilbourne, Thomas set for rematch

The Worthington Kilbourne High School boys basketball team will play host to Thomas Worthington on Saturday, Feb. 2.

The Cardinals beat the Wolves 53-42 on Dec. 1 at Thomas to take a 10-2 lead in the all-time series, as point guard Will Hill scored 14 points and guard Lance Leslie scored 10. For Kilbourne, wing player Tyler Stern-Tucker scored nine points, and guard Seth Hill and wing player Ryan Adolph each scored eight.

Thomas lost to Westland 62-57 on Jan. 26 to snap a three-game winning streak and drop to 11-4 overall and 5-4 in the OCC-Central Division before playing Dublin Coffman on Jan. 29.

Leslie scored 15 points and Will Hill scored 12 points.

On Jan. 22, the Cardinals defeated Dublin Jerome 57-47 as Leslie scored 16 points and Will Hill scored 12.

Kilbourne lost to Westerville Central 42-41 on Jan. 24 to drop to 6-10 overall and 2-7 in the OCC-Cardinal before playing Hilliard Darby on Jan. 29.

Stern-Tucker scored 19 points, including a layup for a 41-39 lead with 30 seconds remaining.

Seth Hill also scored 12 points, but Central guard Charles Carmon made what held up as the winning 3-pointer with 19 seconds left, after the Wolves missed two shots in the final 10 seconds.

On Jan. 22, Kilbourne defeated Franklin Heights 45-39 as Seth Hill scored 11 points and Adolph scored nine.

--Aaron Blankenship