Among county’s girls varsity cagers, Glen Este remains the pacesetter

Glen Este’s Trojans continue to be the most successful of Clermont County’s varsity girls basketball squads.

Glen Este

Glen Este was forced to make a serious comeback in the second half to overcome a determined Harrison club 56-45 on the losers’ floor. The Trojans were on the bottom after the first two breaks of this Fort Ancient Valley Conference contest 12-8 and 19-16, but the Purple and White rallied to take the lead 36-33 after three quarters of action and held on from there. Glen Este scoring leaders: Kelley Wesp 20 and Moriah Hodge 10.


The Tigers returned home from Hamilton County with a 47-30 win. The Clermont countians led all the way 9-5, 25-10, and 32-23. Bethel-Tate scoring leader: Emily Tyler 18.

Clermont Northeastern

Clermont Northeastern tumbled before Turpin 52-34 in Owensville in a non-league game. The Blue and Gold did well in the first half with a 13-all first quarter tally and leading at halftime 23-21, but the Rockets fell behind 33-31 after three periods of play. Clermont Northeastern scoring leaders: Kara Johnson and Dawn Rapp with nine points each.

The Rockets rebounded to nullify Norwood 52-27. The visiting Blue and Gold was in the forefront throughout the contest 18-7, 32-14, and 44-20. Clermont Northeastern scoring leader: Jordan Johnson 15.


Goshen lost to Ross in the victorious Rams’ Holiday Tournament 61-51. The Warriors recovered from an 11-8 first quarter disadvantage to tie it at 20 at the end of the first half. Ross retook the lead after the third period 44-31. Goshen scoring leaders: Staci Hicks 19 and Kim Steele 14.

New Richmond

New Richmond fell before Clark Montessori 65-34 in a non-league game. The visiting Red and Black was on the down side at the end of each quarter 12-2, 28-17, and 51-26. New Richmond scoring leader: Kelsey Eubanks 16.

Madeira, a former Eastern Hills League adversary, handed New Richmond a 44-27 defeat down at rivertown. The visiting Mustangs were in command at each intermission 10-6, 22-19, and 34-24. New Richmond scoring leader: Trista Sebastian 10.


Amelia was clobbered by Loveland 58-34 at the barony in an inter-division game of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference. The Orange and Black was ahead at each rest 15-5, 32-12, and 46-25. Amelia scoring leader: Ashley Crutcher 11.

Holmes sent Amelia back across the Ohio River from Covington with a 61-36 setback. The Barons were on the down side at the end of each stanza of this non-league game 18-9, 34-19, and 50-24. Amelia scoring leader: Michelle Wenker 10.


Milford was nudged by visiting Lakota East 47-44 in a Greater Miami Conference contest. The E-Gals were in control 11-10 and 22-16 after the first two halts, but the Butler countians took over 42-41 at the conclusion of the third quarter. Milford scoring leaders: Andrea Riddle 11 and Kim Strunk 11.

Sycamore snuffed out Milford 61-20 in a Greater Miami Conference game that took place on the losers’ hardwood. The Aviators were dominant at each rest 14-4, 30-10, and 46-13. Milford scoring leader: Jen Janutolo with four points.

Milford Christian

Milford Christian was dunked by New Miami 41-11 in a non-league game on the winners’ floor. The visiting Bulldogs were down at each rest 18-2, 25-6, and 37-8.