2021-2022 Evaluation

Big Time Scorer! Scored 840 points in Career, 3-Year Starter! Ward averaged 13.6 points a game this past season to go along with 5 rebounds and 3 assists per contest.

Plays very hard, extremely tough, and does the little things on the court. Strong kid, very Athletic, & high character. His court vision, ball-distributing, and unselfishness can be a very important asset to a program at the next level!

Extremely efficient—Shot 43% FG, & Over 80% from FT line his Whole Career. Loves to Play Defense, especially on perimeter—Excellent Lateral movement, & will Guard 1-4 Positions on the floor. He has the athleticism to defend full court with his speed and lateral quickness.

Basketball IQ is through the roof—excellent range as a shooter and is a great ball-handler, who can drive and finish with either hand at the basket. Career highs include 33 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists, 7 three-pointers and 5 steals. In addition, he had over 200 rebounds and 200 assists in his career.

“Owen is a hoops junkie who is always working on his game or looking for a pick-up game,” Battista said. “He’s a highly skilled player whose best basketball is still ahead of him.” – High School Coach J.R. Battista 

Senior Year

  • First Team ALL-OVAC Selection (participated in OVAC All-Star Classic).
  • First Team ALL-Ohio District 12, Both All-Star teams (Coaches Association & Sport Writers Poll).
  • All-East District.
  • 2nd Team All-Valley Boys’ Basketball Team (Wheeling, WV Newspaper)

Junior Year

  • Honorable Mention ALL-OVAC, ALL-Valley, & All-East District.

Owen Ward Highlights (2022)