Posted On: 03/3/19 6:30 PM
The postseason is in full swing in Ohio, and there was many great games this weekend. Read below for a quick rundown of those top games!
• Thomas Worthington 63, Groveport 52: The Cardinals advanced to the next round behind a combined 35 points from their youngsters Jalen Sullinger and Isaac Settles. Ben Wight was a problem on the block with 12 points himself.
In the loss, Elijah Monroe was a factor for Groveport with 13 points.
• Big Walnut 59, Gahanna 52: The underrated Big Walnut squad came away victorious in a close one. Kegan Hienton paced the way with 20 points for the Eagles.
Despite falling, Sean Marks continued to show the area what’s to come with his superb guard skills as a freshman. Tallying 17 points, a pest on defense as well.
• Reynoldsburg 65, Westerville South 63: Reynoldsburg was able to squeak by the Wildcats behind a big 24 points from unsigned WF Ben Fort.
Jordan McMillan kept South in it with 23 points of his own.
• Olentangy Orange 66, Delaware Hayes 59: Orange pulled won out at home to advanced to the next round. Bryson Lane and Ryan Cutler combined for 45 points, the duo couldn’t be stopped.
The end to a solid season from the Pacers. Nate Griggs continued his solid season with a game high 27 points.
• Bishop Waterson 48, Lakewood 42: Zach Sawyer led Watterson over Lakewood with his team-High 17 points.
In the loss, Jacob Coffey posted 21 points.
• Bishop Hartley 63, Eastmoor 54: Per usual, Morgan Safford was huge for Hartley with 28 points in the advancing win.
Eastmoor was led by Duane Gordon with a team-high 17 points.
• Johnstown 54, Fredericktown 36: Future West Liberty star Owen Hazelbaker was huge for Johnstown with a 22 point showing. A good win to continue the postseason for the Johnnies.
A good season came to an end for Fredericktown in the loss. Nick Cunningham led the way with 14 of his own in the scoring column.
• Pleasant 63, Bishop Ready 47: A big second half run carried the Spartans to victory. Also, Ethan Warner, Gage Williams and Nick Kimmel all scoring in double-figures was clutch. Pleasant has a solid senior class that will fare well in the postseason.
In the loss, sophomore Darius Parham went off for 28 points, a player that Pleasant couldn’t contain.
• Columbus Academy 77, Wellington 73: Columbus Academy was able to age Wellington, with four players scoring in double-digits.
Senior Dallas Patrick ends a great career for Wellington with 38 points in the loss.
• Shekinah Christian 37, Centerburg 35: Shekinah Christian picked up a solid win over Centerburg by a marginal two points.
Centerburg should be excited for the future, as sophomore Carter Jones finished his terrific season with 17 points in the loss.