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Dick Kortokrax is going to win the battle.
When Kettering Alter Coach Joe Petrocelli announced this week that this season would be his last, it guaranteed that Kortokrax will be Ohio's All-Time winningest boys basketball coach for the forseeable future.
Five years ago it looked like "The King" would abdicate his throne as a health scare led to him saying that he would be stepping down after the 2008-09 season.
Well, that season was going well and Dick, feeling healthier, decided that he didn't want to retire after all. Meanwhile, Kalida had started to move on and began plotting a future course with another coach.
After some ugliness it was ultimately decided that Kortokrax would remain as coach and indeed, to this day, is still holding court in Kalida.
Followers of high school hoops have wondered for years who would blink first. It sure looked like it was Kortokrax back in 2008 but his change of heart meant the battle would go on.
And now, Petro has blinked.
King's lead over Petro had been narrowed considerably in the years before that State Runner Up finish for the Wildcats in 2009 but the spread has widened a bit in the last few years, growing to 30 heading into this season.
With Alter enjoying a strong season (15-4) and Kalida not (6-12) the totals are now 846 to 825 in favor of Kortokrax.
I don't know if King will follow Petro's lead and walk off into the sunset now but I suspect he won't. He has another grandson in high school and he's not going to want to end with a losing season.
By the way, the fewest wins in any season for a Kortokrax team is seven. The current Wildcats are only 6-12 so there's some work to do for this season not go down as Dick's worst.
To put in perspective just how large the gap is between King/Petro and all the others, the winningest active coach is Toledo St. Johns' Ed Heintschel with 605 wins. That means he'll need to win 20 games a season for TWELVE more seasons to catch Kortokrax. And that's if Dick stops now.
Heintschel recently became the tenth Ohio coach to win 600 games. Of the other nine, only Petrocelli and Kortokrax made it to 700.
Good luck trying to catch King, Ed.