W-G clinches share of conference title with win

From staff reports

The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers clinched a share of the Northwest Central Conference title in varsity girls basketball action Thursday in Ridgeway.

With a 66-18 rout of the Ridgemont Golden Gophers in NWCC play, the Tigers repeated as conference champion.

W-G and Upper Scioto Valley split the conference title, each with 4-1 records.

Lehman Catholic, which is 3-1 in conference play, can earn a share of the NWCC title with a win Feb. 4 against Riverside.

The Tigers erupted for 27 points in the second period Thursday in their win.

W-G’s Emily Patton had 12 points in the second and finished the game with 20.

Mackenzie Jarnagin posted 12 of her 14 points in the first half, while Abbie Van Horn notched 10 points for the Tigers.

The Tigers moved to 10-5 overall this season after Thursday’s win.

W-G will continue its season Saturday in a non-league game against the New Knoxville Rangers.