Category Archives: HS Basketball
Trying something a little bit new here, Behind the Box Score is trying a new weekly ritual with including the podcast.
Topics for today:
- Lebron vs Linsanity tomorrow night, discussing who we think will win and why
- High school basketball tournament heating up, who will win the Columbus regional
- A brief overview of Buckeye basketball
- Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck: Who to stick with?
- Major League Baseball, predictions for the Reds and Indians
- And much more!
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Can Northland repeat in the Columbus region? Things to wonder about the 2012 Central District Tournament
With the 2012 Division I district tournament less than 3 days away, the questioning has begun about many different topics of this year’s field.
Moving and Shaking
The 2012 field
In a year full of improbable comebacks and finishes, a new chapter was added tonight by Westerville South. Trailing by 11 with 4 minutes to go, the Wildcats used a 9-1 run to cut the lead to 57-54. With the three point lead, Liberty’s Jake Bischoff missed the first of a one-and-one, giving South a chance in the game. With 5 seconds left, South’s Stephen O’Daniel makes a free throw to cut the lead to 2 at 57-55. After a Patriot timeout, O’Daniel purposely missed the second free throw, and was
Every team during the course of the season hits their stride, a moment where they feel unstoppable. Hopefully Hilliard Bradley hasn’t hit theirs too early. The Jaguars used a late 8-2 run to help put away visiting Dublin Scioto 53-47 Tuesday night, giving the 5 seniors for Bradley
On Sunday, all coaches across the four divisions in boys basketball went to their respective tournament draws, choosing their slots in hope that they would be one of the next state champions. There are 42 teams in Division I alone, with Hilliard Bradley joining the fray, after two years of being Division II. Here is the bracket, courtesy of the Central District Athletic Board. Look for more analysis to come in the very near future!
Top 12 Seeded Teams:
1. Northland (18-1)
2. Walnut Ridge (18-0)
3. Olentangy Liberty (17-1)
4. Pickerington Central (16-2)
5. Westerville North (15-4)
6. Newark (15-4)
7. Upper Arlington (15-3)
8. Westerville South (15-4)
9. Olentangy Orange (14-5)
10. Grove City (12-6)
11. Gahanna (13-6)
12. Mount Vernon(13-5)
When it comes to the second round of games in the OCC, anything can happen. This was clearly the case on Friday night, as Hilliard Bradley stunned then OCC-Capital co-leader Olentangy Orange 67-62 in overtime. This came after a January 6th meeting in which the Pioneers defeated Bradley 82-52 at home. Jags center Trent Weaver had
atching hours of basketball a night the past two weeks, there is one major thing that is sticking out to me: the inability for teams to close games. Now with that statement, all of you are going to point back to the Duke-Carolina game from last night, in which the Tar Heels
With three minutes to go in tonight’s game, there wasn’t a Jaguar fan that was nervous. Last friday the Jags stumbled down the stretch with an 8-point lead against Mount Vernon only to fall 66-61. Tonight, Hilliard Bradley had put the game away long before that with
Waking up every morning before dawn, many at the Mansfield YMCA see a legend in the making. In the wee hours of the morning, before most people start their day, one man, and one dream are in the making. After graduating with the class of 2010 at Central Crossing High School, Mansfield YMCA PF/C Jason Morrow has surpassed unlikely odds to get to the position he is in now.
Sitting on a third district semifinal appearance in four years, Westerville South is looking to add another district title to their trophy case. This is a different team than in years past though. Usually, an Ed Calo