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Oates blossoms into leader for Glenelg boys basketball
Oates blossoms into leader for Glenelg boys basketball

In a lot of ways, Glenelg guard Nick Oates has seen his high school basketball career come full circle. He's gone from being the freshman starting on varsity four years ago, learning from an all-county player in Troy Spurrier, to now seeing himself become the senior leader trying to guide the Gladiators to their best season since 2010-11. While Glenelg has suffered through an injury to its top post player — Daine Van de Wall — and seen every member of its starting line-up miss at least one game for some reason or another, the team has found ways to remain competitive. Oates, who has taken his game to the next level this winter, is a major reason why. After averaging...

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