Keystone will be without its top player when it goes for a share of the Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division title Tuesday at home against Wellington.
Caleb Schillace, the PAC Player of the Year and the Lorain County Division II Player of the Year last season, spent Sunday night in the hospital after what is believed to be an emergency appendectomy that morning.
Keystone coach Greg Morgan would not confirm that Schillace had an appendectomy, but he did say not to expect Schillace on the court Tuesday night.
There were many mentions of Schillace’s situation on Twitter and Facebook on Sunday, including Schillace’s own Twitter comment that he was “feeling fine. I just have to stay at the hospital tonight! But I’ll be okay.”
Schillace, a 6-foot-4 wing player, is averaging 14.7 points a game and double figures in rebounding. He scored 13 points in Friday’s 57-41 win over Buckeye.
He had 16 points and 22 rebounds in Keystone’s 52-49 double-overtime win over Wellington.