Among county’s girls varsity cagers, Glen Este remains the pacesetter

January 11th, 2007    Author: Richard Crawford    Filed Under: Sports

Glen Este’s Trojans continue to be the most successful of Clermont County’s varsity girls basketball squads.

Glen Este

Glen Este was forced to make a serious comeback in the second half to overcome a determined Harrison club 56-45 on the losers’ floor. The Trojans were on the bottom after the first two breaks of this Fort Ancient Valley Conference contest 12-8 and 19-16, but the Purple and White rallied to take the lead 36-33 after three quarters of action and held on from there. Glen Este scoring leaders: Kelley Wesp 20 and Moriah Hodge 10.


The Tigers returned home from Hamilton County with a 47-30 win. The Clermont countians led all the way 9-5, 25-10, and 32-23. Bethel-Tate scoring leader: Emily Tyler 18.

Clermont Northeastern

Clermont Northeastern tumbled before Turpin 52-34 in Owensville in a non-league game. The Blue and Gold did well in the first half with a 13-all first quarter tally and leading at halftime 23-21, but the Rockets fell behind 33-31 after three periods of play. Clermont Northeastern scoring leaders: Kara Johnson and Dawn Rapp with nine points each.

The Rockets rebounded to nullify Norwood 52-27. The visiting Blue and Gold was in the forefront throughout the contest 18-7, 32-14, and 44-20. Clermont Northeastern scoring leader: Jordan Johnson 15.


Goshen lost to Ross in the victorious Rams’ Holiday Tournament 61-51. The Warriors recovered from an 11-8 first quarter disadvantage to tie it at 20 at the end of the first half. Ross retook the lead after the third period 44-31. Goshen scoring leaders: Staci Hicks 19 and Kim Steele 14.

New Richmond

New Richmond fell before Clark Montessori 65-34 in a non-league game. The visiting Red and Black was on the down side at the end of each quarter 12-2, 28-17, and 51-26. New Richmond scoring leader: Kelsey Eubanks 16.

Madeira, a former Eastern Hills League adversary, handed New Richmond a 44-27 defeat down at rivertown. The visiting Mustangs were in command at each intermission 10-6, 22-19, and 34-24. New Richmond scoring leader: Trista Sebastian 10.


Amelia was clobbered by Loveland 58-34 at the barony in an inter-division game of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference. The Orange and Black was ahead at each rest 15-5, 32-12, and 46-25. Amelia scoring leader: Ashley Crutcher 11.

Holmes sent Amelia back across the Ohio River from Covington with a 61-36 setback. The Barons were on the down side at the end of each stanza of this non-league game 18-9, 34-19, and 50-24. Amelia scoring leader: Michelle Wenker 10.


Milford was nudged by visiting Lakota East 47-44 in a Greater Miami Conference contest. The E-Gals were in control 11-10 and 22-16 after the first two halts, but the Butler countians took over 42-41 at the conclusion of the third quarter. Milford scoring leaders: Andrea Riddle 11 and Kim Strunk 11.

Sycamore snuffed out Milford 61-20 in a Greater Miami Conference game that took place on the losers’ hardwood. The Aviators were dominant at each rest 14-4, 30-10, and 46-13. Milford scoring leader: Jen Janutolo with four points.

Milford Christian

Milford Christian was dunked by New Miami 41-11 in a non-league game on the winners’ floor. The visiting Bulldogs were down at each rest 18-2, 25-6, and 37-8.

The defensive efforts of both the visiting New Richmond Lions and the host Bethel-Tate Tigers was tight and tough in this Southern Buckeye Conference American Division confrontation won by the Red and Black.
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