Glen Este was the only unbeaten squad in recent Clermont County high school varsity girls basketball play. The county’s distaff teams had a miserable combined record of five wins and 20 losses in the most recent contests reported.
The Trojans beat Winton Woods 43-39 in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. Glen Este burst to a 13-2 lead after the first quarter, but the visiting Warriors were up 22-21 and 32-28 after the next breaks.
Junior forward Jackie Young powered the GE offense with 16 points.
Balanced scoring highlighted the Trojans' attack with freshman guard Hannah Carson netting 13, freshman forward Katie Gaskill 11, and junior guard Lakin Louiso 10.
The Rockets outlasted Goshen in overtime, 47-43, in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division. Northeastern led after the first eight minutes 12-11 and then the visitors were in control 22-2 and 30-29 after the next halts before the score was knotted at 39 to send it into overtime.
Junior forward Audrey Schmidt made 14 points and senior guard Emily White 10 to lead the victors and sophomore guard Allie Jeandrevin made 13 to lead the vanquished.
Ripley ripped the Rockets 39-30 at CNE in non-league play. The Blue Jays held sway all the way 13-0, 21-10, and 28-19,
Senior forward Chelsey Chesser's seven points topped the Blue and Gold's offense.
The Wildcats fractured visiting Felicity 55-38 owning quarter advantages of 17-2, 23-14, and 43-30.
Scoring leaders for 'Burg were sophomore forward Tara Dennis with 15 points and senior center Darcy Little with 13. Leading the Cardinals' resistance was junior center Sadie Mullins with 11.
Fayetteville fractured Williamsburg 59-45 on the winners' hardwood in a non-league game. 'Burg led 15-13 after the first stanza, but the Rockets took over from there 28-23 and 40-36.
Little sank 18 points, junior forward Rachel Meisberger 13, and Dennis 10 for the 'Cats.
The Warriors returned from Felicity with a 50-27 triumph in a non-division Southern Buckeye Conference game. The Cardinals led 10-6 after one quarter of play, but Goshen went ahead from there 31-16 and 42-17. Jeandrevin's 13 points paced the winners. Junior forward Alex Stephenson paced the Cards with 11.
Western Brown beat the Red and Gray 43-29 in an American Division game of the Southern Buckeye. The hosts were in the lead 14-5, 22-12, and 32-13 after each period.
Sophomore guard Kelsi Steele was the scoring leader for the Warriors with 11 points.
East Clinton claimed a 39-19 victory over Goshen in a Southern Buckeye non-division fray. The host Warriors were up 6-4 after the first eight minutes, but trailed the rest of the way 11-10 and 23-15.
Jeandrevin's seven points was the tops for Goshen.
The Barons lost a Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division duel to Little Miami 61-43. The host Panthers were on top throughout 13-7, 31-16, and 50-24.
Senior forward Morgan Sperry's 10 points was the best offensive output for the Blue and White.
The E-Gals lost to Loveland 43-35 in a Fort Ancient Valley Buckeye Conference game played on the winners' court. The Tigers were ahead at each intermission 9-7, 21-15, and 29-26. Sophomore forward Kelly Yee's 11 points headed the Red and White's scoring.
Lynchburg-Clay sent Bethel home with a 46-37 setback. Following an 11-both first quarter, the Mustangs galloped off with leads of 27-13 and 35-19 in this non-league encounter.
Junior center Brooke Kenneda's 12 points and 10 from sophomore guard Caroline Baker powered the Tigers' attack.
The Red and Gray returned from Georgetown with a 63-29 drubbing from the G-Women in a non-division game of the Southern Buckeye. The Brown countians held sway all the way 24-6, 27-13, and 37-22.
Baker's 11 points led the Bethel-Tate offense.
The Lions lost to Western Brown 49-35 in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division. The Red and Black was in command 10-9 after the opening stanza, but was in arrears at the other breaks 24-20 and 35-33.
Junior center and forward Lindsay Blankenship's 15 points paced the NR offense.
In a non-division game of the Southern Buckeye, Georgetown handed their hosts a 62-41 undoing. The G-Women were in the forefront throughout 10-7, 33-15, and 54-29.
Topping the Red and Black's scoring were junior center and forward Reno Frayne with 13 points and Blankenship with 12.
The Bulldogs were erased by East Clinton 46-32 in the National Division of the Southern Buckeye. The host Astros spotted the Bulldogs an 11-9 first quarter lead before taking over 27-13 and 35-19.
Senior forward Courtney Turner made 13 points and sophomore guard Holly Harris 12 for the Green and White.
Summit Country Day eked out a 49-45 verdict over Batavia on the losers' floor. The Silver Knights were ahead at each rest 11-5, 25-22, 36-31. In this non-league bout, Batavia's scoring was led by senior guard Samantha Ison's 13 points.
Finneytown brought down Batavia 51-42 in non-league play. The host Wildcats were in control throughout 14-3, 22-11, and 55-26.
Junior guard and forward Sarah Gibson's nine points led the Green and White's scoring.
The Cardinals lost to visiting East Clinton 60-16 as the Astros were up at each stop 16-6, 29-7, and 44-10.
Mullins' five points were the most netted by the Cards. This was a Southern Buckeye American tilt.
Georgetown overpowered the Red and White 74-25 as the G-Women led 23-7, 44-7, and 64-18 at the halts.
Senior forward Amber McCann's eight points led the Red and White in this National Division game of the Southern Buckeye.
Ripley romped over Felicity 61-25 in non-league play. The host Blue Jays held sway all the way 21-5, 38-16, and 46-18.
Stephenson's eight points were the best output by the Cardinals.
In a non-division game of the Southern Buckeye Conference, Western Brown beat Felicity 75-18 owning period advantages of 26-2, 35-4, and 60-7.
McCann and sophomore guard Jordan White equally shared 10 points.
Cincinnati Country Day ruled the Red and White 72-34. The visiting Indians were on top after each frame 25-9, 45-13, and 64-28. Stutz spearheaded the Card's offense by netting one-half of the team's total output.