GE remains in thick of FAVC-B girls cage race

Glen Este continues to keep the pressure on Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division leader Winton Woods. Behind just one game, the Trojans tacked on two more victories, both on the road. Milford was unbeaten for the week, too.

Glen Este finally triumphed over Walnut Hills 50-40 after quarter deficits of 8-4 and 18-16 before pulling ahead 30-26 after three quarters of action. Kelley Wesp powered the GE offense with 24 points. Turpin was trampled 75-48 with the Purple and White ahead all the way 19-12, 34-33, and 46-38. Wesp gunned in 27 points and Moriah Hodge 10.

Milford sent Fairfield home unhappy following a 42-35 win. The E-Gals led at each rest 6-5, 17-12, and 29-16. Megan Smith and Daquana Harris netted 14 and 12 points, respectively, for the Red and White.

Goshen edged New Richmond 45-41. A strong fourth quarter allowed the hosts to overcome after trailing 10-6, 17-14, and 30-26 at the intermissions. Staci Hicks made 15 points and Jennifer Goodwin and Jackie McAninch 11 each for the winners. Meagan Bevins made 12 points for the Lions. Williamsburg was also taken 66-42 at Goshen. The Warriors were on top at each stop 13-9, 38-16, and 53-31. Balanced scoring highlighted the winners