Batavia, Glen Este, and Northeastern girls are battling for league crowns

Batavia, Glen Este, and Clermont Northeastern’s varsity girl cagers remain serious contenders in the championship races of their respective conferences.

Batavia

The Bulldogs’ power over Southern Buckeye Conference rivals continues following a 40-33 verdict over New Richmond in a non-division game on the sunny shores of southern Clermont County. The host Lions led 11-9 after the first stanza, but Batavia took over from there 21-20 and 31-25. Batavia scoring leader: Heather Hines 15. New Richmond scoring leader: Kelsey Eubanks sank eight points.

Glen Este

The Trojans triumphed over Anderson on the losers’ hardwood 54-48. The Purple and White spotted the Redskins a slim 11-10 first quarter edge before taking over the rest of the way 28-27 and 42-36. Glen Este scoring leaders: Kelley Wesp 18 and Jenna Deskins 13.