Milford’s boys remain in the thick of the fray for the leadership of the Greater Miami Conference. Goshen emerged with the lead in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division with a hard-fought victory over Clermont Northeastern. Bethel-Tate, Felicity, and Williamsburg are also emerging with important victories.
Milford was handed its first setback of the season 37-30. Lakota West hosted this low-scoring Greater Miami Conference affair. The Eagles were in control after the first two intermissions 9-5 and 14-9 before the Firebirds took over command 22-21 following three periods of play. Milford scoring leaders: Brandon Baker and Steven Williams netted eight points apiece.
Goshen outhustled visiting Western Brown 51-40 in a Southern Buckeye Conference American (SBC-A) Division battle played in Clermont County. Senior guard Josh Greer paced the Warriors’ attack as the Red and Gray held sway at each intermission 16-10, 25-15, and 30-28. Goshen scoring leader: Greer 30.
The Warriors emerged with unquestioned leadership of the SBC-A following a 59-52 triumph over visiting Clermont Northeastern who is strongly vying for the conference leadership with the arch-rival Red and Gray. Greer spearheaded his teammates to very slim period advantages of 10-9, 17-16, and 33-31. Goshen scoring leader: Greer 27. Clermont Northeastern scoring leader: Zach Slusher 23.