Milford and Goshen in midst of league title chases

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

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

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.