Westerville South took the first edition of this years “Battle of the Ville'”, defeating rival Westerville North at home 60-57. South stretched it’s winning streak to six games and improved it’s overall record to 7-3 with the win and maintained its lead in the OCC Buckeye Conference. This game was close throughout the entire game, with neither team holding a lead larger than six points the entire game. North started quick in the first quarter and went into the half up by 3 led by big man Charles Perkins, who would go on to lead the Warriors in scoring on the night. Give the game ball to Junior Tabari Howard, who led the charge for South in the 2nd half, scoring 20 of his game high 27 points to seal the victory. Howard had his inside-outside game in rhythm and hit key free throws under pressure when the game was close down the stretch. Jaden Guice also scored in double figures for South, posting 14 points before fouling out late in the final quarter. Up next for the WIldcats is a tough road contest at Pickerington Central next Tuesday.
- 57 Westerville North High School
- 60 Westerville South High School
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