Batavia, Glen Este, and Clermont Northeastern’s varsity girl cagers remain serious contenders in the championship races of their respective conferences.
The Bulldogs’ power over Southern Buckeye Conference rivals continues following a 40-33 verdict over New Richmond in a non-division game on the sunny shores of southern Clermont County. The host Lions led 11-9 after the first stanza, but Batavia took over from there 21-20 and 31-25. Batavia scoring leader: Heather Hines 15. New Richmond scoring leader: Kelsey Eubanks sank eight points.
The Trojans triumphed over Anderson on the losers’ hardwood 54-48. The Purple and White spotted the Redskins a slim 11-10 first quarter edge before taking over the rest of the way 28-27 and 42-36. Glen Este scoring leaders: Kelley Wesp 18 and Jenna Deskins 13.
The Cardinals whomped on Western Brown, in Mount Orab, 50-43, in a non-division Southern Buckeye Conference battle. The Cards led 12-10 after the first quarter, but the host Broncos were on top at the next two rests 24-20 and 31-30 before a power surge in the final eight minutes earned Felicity the win. Felicity scoring leaders: Felisha McCann 12, Marisa Stutz 12, and Jarman 10.
The Rockets held off Williamsburg in a non-division Southern Buckeye Conference contest played in Owensville. The host Rockets were in control at the stops 16-11, 25-14, and 41-23. Clermont Northeastern scoring leaders: Kara Johnson 12, Erin Connor 11, and Jordan Johnson 10.
The Tigers never came back from a very poor beginning to lose to unbeaten Georgetown 52-41 in Bethel. The G-Women were on top 6-0, 22-11, and 37-26 at the halts of this non-division Southern Buckeye Conference game. Bethel-Tate scoring leader: Emily Tyler 17.
The Red and Gray avenged itself upon the next Brown County team it faced as Western Brown went down 63-56 in a Southern Buckeye Conference American Division fray. The Tigers bounced out to a 13-12 first period edge, but was behind 29-26 before retaking the advantage after three quarters of action 38-36. Bethel-Tate scoring leaders: Chelsea Allen 19, Heather Rose 12, and Emily Tyler 11.
In a Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division battle, Walnut Hills knocked down Amelia 39-34 on the winners' floor. The Barons did not allow the lead to the Eagles until the second half as the first two quarter tallies were tied at 10 and 14 points each. The victors led 25-21 going into the final stanza. Amelia scoring leader: Michelle Wenker 12.
The E-Gals knelt before Kings 67-50 in a non-conference confrontation. The host Knights were in command at each break 19-12, 38-19, and 50-28. Milford scoring leaders: Andrea Riddle 15 and Toni Paul 14.
Milford lost a Greater Miami Conference game at Oak Hills 73-35. The Red and White was in arrears at each halt 14-2, 33-17, and 55-24. Milford scoring leader: Allison Nagle 15.
Fairfield felled the E-Gals 56-32 at the aviary in a Greater Miami Conference tilt. The visiting Indians were ahead throughout 20-2, 34-11, and 45-15. Milford scoring leader: Audrey Tuchick sank nine points.