Today’s (February 26) Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch includes a story about Tyler and Zack Joseph, stand-out basketball players at Worthington Christian High School, a ministry of the Grace Brethren Church of Columbus. (In the Dispatch photo at right, guards Tyler Joseph, left, and Zack Joseph are big contributors to Worthington Christian’s success this season.) To read the complete story, click here.
Joseph brothers’ basketball schooling makes them tall order on court
One can almost hear Marv Albert calling the Nerf basketball games that Tyler and Zack Joseph waged in the bedroom they have shared since infancy.
“I was always John Starks and he was Patrick Ewing,” said Zack, younger by two years. “Our one-on-one battles were epic. They were always super, super competitive. We’re that way in everything.”
The part about the Joseph’s fierce sibling rivalry makes perfect sense. But Patrick Ewing?
“Tyler was always an inch or two taller than me,” Zack quipped. “I’ve always thrived on being the underdog, anyway.”
Tyler is listed as 5 feet 10 and Zack 5-9 (and both figures might be inflated), but their diminutive stature hasn’t kept them from playing big roles on a 21-1 Worthington Christian team that shared the Central Catholic League championship and spent all season ranked at or near the top of the Division IV state poll.
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