After defeating Proctorville Fairland in a Division III regional final, the boys basketball team at Worthington Christian High School advances to the semifinals in the Ohio High School Athletic Association tournament this week. They will play Cincinnati Taft (16-4) at 5 p.m. Friday in a state semifinal at University of Dayton Arena. Below is a portion of a story from the Columbus, Ohio, Dispatch. Click here to read the complete article. Worthington Christian High School is a ministry of Grace Polaris Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Westerville, Ohio (Mike Yoder, lead pastor).
DeSales, Worthington Christian cruise to boys basketball state tournament
Worthington Christian 50, Proctorville Fairland 28
Tyler Kindberg scored 17 points to lead a balanced attack and Worthington Christian (27-1) used a fast start to swamp Proctorville Fairland in a Division III regional final at Chillicothe Southeastern.
DJ Moore added 10 points, six rebounds and three steals and Sam Johnson and Isaiah Hazelwood chipped in seven points apiece as Worthington Christian advanced to the state tournament for the first time since 2008.
The Warriors, who won their only state title in 1999 in Division IV, will play Cincinnati Taft (16-4) at 5 p.m. Friday in a state semifinal at University of Dayton Arena.
“We’re going to face a really good Cincinnati Taft team and we’re going to have to really play great to be in that game,” coach Kevin Weakley, who played for the Warriors when they were state runners-up in 1994, told ThisWeek. “When you get to this level, you’re thankful to play in the final four. You play great teams and it’s just whoever plays best.”
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