Batavia, Williamsburg, and Goshen won recent encounters of the important kind in both divisions of the Southern Buckeye Conference. Glen Este lost its first game in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division.
The Bulldogs returned from Owensville with a 43-34 victory. This was a non-division game of the Southern Buckeye.
The visiting Green and White’s offense was led by freshman guard Holly Harris and senior forward Kayla Ernst who equally shared 30 points. Senior guard Lyndsey Hill made 14 points for the Rockets including four threes.
The Wildcats skimmed by visiting New Richmond 37-35 in a Southern Buckeye Conference non-division duel. The hosts jumped out to an 11-6 lead after one stanza, but the Lions countered with a 19-18 lead at the half. 'Burg regained the advantage 29-23 after three quarters of action.
Darcy Little, junior forward-center, led the Blue and White with 11 points. For the Red and Black, Megan McCabe, senior forward, made 11 points and Kate Jaffe, junior guard, made two threes.
The Warriors had to extend into overtime before beating Blanchester 35-33 on the losers' court in this non-division game of the SBC.
The Red and Gray led 11-8 after the first quarter, was down at the half 14-12, and reemerged with the third period lead 22-21 before the game was sent into overtime at 28-both at the end of regulation.
Goshen senior guard-forward Melanie Constable led all scorers with 16 points.
Goshen never completely recovered from a disastrous first quarter in a non-conference game with the visiting Wilmington's Hurricanes 34-33. The Clinton countians held edges of 4-1, 17-9, and 33-18.
Constable led the Warriors' offense with eight points.
The Trojans lost to Winton Woods 56-49 in the battle between unbeatens in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. The host were in front after each rest 15-9, 22-26, and 41-29.
Kendra Burchfield, senior guard dropped in 15 points for the Purple and White and Moriah Hodge, senior forward, contributed 12.
The Tigers took it on the chin from Fayetteville's Rockets 61-43 in a non-conference tilt played in Brown County. The hosts were on top after every stop 18-11, 33-24, and 41-34.
Chelsea Allen, senior guard-forward, led Bethel with 17.
The Cardinals were caged by Cincinnati Country Day's Indians 64-53. The hosts were in the lead at each rest of this non-conference fray 23-9, 35-23, and 47-38.
Marisa Stutz, senior forward, earned game scoring honors with her 24 points.
The Lions lost to East Clinton 52-47 in SBC non-division play. The visiting Astros led 17-16 after the first quarter, but NR came back to lead 30-27 and 40-39 after the next two stanzas.
Senior guard Trista Sebastian and McCabe netted 13 and 11 points, respectively, for the Clermont countians.