Ron Kovac is the star basketball player from nearby Sun Valley High. He is an insurmountable obstacle to Mica High's basketball team. The guy is 6'8" and scores at least thirty points per game. We're talking NBA caliber playing here. In their playoff game against Sun Valley, Mica is losing, and things are looking bleak. That is, until Ron falls and crack! go the bones of his foot. The poor kid is writhing on the floor in serious pain, When pulled off the court there are cheers coming from the Mica spectators, Leo wonders if they are cheering him a speedy reovery or becuase they are happy that he is hurt and out of the game.Stargirl lets Ron be on her lap while he's in pain.