Thacher turns up the heat

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Photo by Carin Yates
Thacher freshman Skyler Nova (No. 14) leads a fast break with teammate junior Alika Williams hot on his heels. 
Mike Miller, Ojai Valley News sports editor
When the high school basketball playoffs roll around, one can safely bet The Thacher School boys’ basketball team is going to be right in the mix. For the last 11 seasons the Toads have extended their season by qualifying for the postseason. 
“We graduated last year’s starting five and 90 percent of our scoring and most had us finishing last in our league this year,” head coach Jason Carney said. “I have four freshmen on the team, which hasn't occurred since the 2003-04 season.”

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