Posted On: 03/9/19 8:09 PM

Four Central Ohio programs still have a shot at the Division I State Championship: Pickerington North, Pickerington Central, Olentangy Liberty, and Newark. 

Here's how we got there: 

  • Pickerington North over Thomas Worthington, 72-60
  • Pickerington Central over Reynoldsburg, 50-49
  • Olentangy Liberty over Hilliard Davidson, 72-65
  • Newark over Olentangy Orange, 64-53

Those four games took place Saturday at the Columbus Convention Center, setting up matchups of Pickerington North vs. Newark and Pickerington Central vs. Olentangy Liberty on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. 

As always, one of the Midwest's top hotbeds for college basketball recruits gave us a look at a ton of talent during our visit. Below are our best of the best from the day's action.

Jalen Sullinger (2021), 5’9” PG, Thomas Worthington

stats: 33 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists

Sullinger’s ability to create space and convert tough shots off the dribble is truly elite. The sophomore’s sweet spot is the mid-range, but he scored efficiently from the paint and hit a couple 3-pointers off the dribble, too. His leaping ability around the rim allowed him to finish over shot-blockers. Talented

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