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Jacob Huss swings into Woodmore coaching position

The Woodmore varsity baseball team will be working hard this spring under the direction of new head coach Jacob Huss.

Huss started coaching in 2003 and since then has coached Genoa Little League, as well as junior varsity and assistant varsity at Lakota High School before coming to Woodmore.

With several returning seniors, Huss feels he will have great leadership that will lead the team positivity.

“I’m excited for the season,” said Huss. “There are upperclassmen that can take charge and lead the team to a successful season.”


She can play anywhere on the court — guard, wing, or even post position, and she’s only a sophomore who stands 5-foot-10.

Oak Harbor standout Andrea Cecil caught the eyes of many prep basketball fans, enough so that she was voted this year’s Alan Miller Jewelers All-Press Player of the Year.

After leading the Rockets to a 20-5 season, which included a Division III sectional championship and district runner-up, the third team All-Ohio selection narrowly defeated Genoa senior guard Ciara Albright, an honorable mention all-state selection, in voting.

Out of 10 area coaches and 10 media members voting, Cecil had just two more than Albright for POY, and they were the only two who received any votes on an open ballot. In addition, Cecil’s coach, Tom Kontak, narrowly edged Genoa coach Mike DeStazio and Clay coach Corey Slovak in Coach of the Year voting.


Kontak honored by district, state, and then locally

In eight years as a varsity girls’ basketball coach at Genoa and Oak Harbor, Tom Kontak has won 127 games, two league titles and five sectional championships and reached four district finals.

This year’s Oak Harbor team, which started two sophomores and two freshmen, finished 20-5 and was seconds away from advancing to the Division III regional semifinals.


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