The Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association will recognize multiple area basketball coaches during the state tournaments in Columbus this month.
These coaches have reached or eclipsed certain milestone wins in their respective careers.
Area winners include Lakota West girls basketball coach Andy Fishman (300 wins), Springboro’s Tom Benjamin (400 wins), Eastern Brown’s Rob Beucler (300 wins), Georgetown boys basketball coach Jerry Underwood (300 wins) and La Salle coach Dan Fleming (400 wins).
Coaches with 300-plus wins will recognized at either the state girls’ basketball finals March 12 or the boys finals March 19 at Ohio State.
300 Girls Varsity Career Wins: Receive a Ring
1. Del Barr, Millersport
2. Andrew Booth, Wadsworth
3. John Cahill, Clyde
4. Andy Fishman, Lakota West
5. Greg Mauk, Lima Bath
6. Dennis McIntosh, West Liberty Salem
400 Girls Varsity Career Wins: Receive a Wrist Watch
1. Tom Benjamin Springboro. 2. Mike Miller Smithville. 3. Greg Rickard Convoy Crestview. 4. Carla Siegel, Fort Loramie. 5. Tom Woodford, Bishop Watterson
300 Boys Varsity Career Wins: Receive a Ring
Rob Beucler Eastern (Winchester), Mike Lee, Minster; John Lindsay, Ottawa Hills; Jim Morgan, Tree of Life Christian; Greg Nossaman, Olentangy Liberty; Ken Rector, Barberton; Jerry Underwood, Georgetown; Greg Woodard, John Glenn
300 Boys Junior Varsity Career Wins: Receive a Ring
1. Dave Bowen, Convoy Crestview 2. Stephen Peck, Miller City
400 Boys Varsity Career Wins: Receive a Wrist Watch
1.Scott Aronhalt, Zanesville
2.Ed Calo, Westerville South
3. Dan Fleming, Cincinnati La Salle
4.Jim Rucki, Findlay
5. Bruce Smith, Sylvania South View
500 Boys Varsity Career Wins: Receive a Ring
1. Dave Close, Stow-Munroe Falls; 2. Doug Krauss, Archbold
600 Boys Varsity Career Wins: Receive Free State Tournament Tickets
1. Tom Petty, Bloom Carroll