|Ohio teen hoops player dies after collapsing|
|Written by Associated Press|
|Friday, 13 December 2013 10:45|
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Family and friends are mourning a 17-year-old high school basketball player who collapsed and died following a team practice in central Ohio.
Christopher Randolph, a junior at Westerville South in suburban Columbus, died at a hospital after collapsing Wednesday night. Nobody can say yet what happened, and an autopsy is planned.
The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1fpyJy7 ) reports Randolph made the junior varsity team on this year's team and coaches said he was on his way to being a starter.
Varsity coach Ed Calo said nothing on Randolph's team medical forms indicated a problem. He'd had gone through practices and camps all year.
Randolph was born in Maryland and moved with his brother and mother to Ohio about nine years ago.
Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www.dispatch.com
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