ANSONIA – Ansonia faced Yellow Springs in a closely contested girls basketball game on Saturday, pulling out a 54-48 win.
Ansonia took a 14-12 lead in the first quarter with five points from Bailey Stammen and four from Trinity Henderson leading the way for the Tigers.
Ansonia again outscored Yellow Springs 14-12 in the second quarter to extend its lead to 28-24 at halftime. Henderson scored four points to pace the Tigers in the second period while Julie Roberts led the Bulldogs with seven points in the quarter.
Ansonia and Yellow Springs both scored 10 points in the third quarter as Ansonia maintained its four-point lead, 38-34. Ashton Bradham led Ansonia with seven points in the quarter while Liz Smith led Yellow Springs with seven.
Ansonia outscored Yellow Springs 16-14 in the fourth quarter to give the Tigers a 54-48 win. Henderson and Katie Werts both scored four points for Ansonia in the final quarter.
Henderson led Ansonia with 13 points on Saturday. Also for the Tigers, Stammen scored 11, Jailyn Thwaits scored nine, Werts scored nine, Bradham scored six, Kassy Wentworth scored five, Heidi Runkel scored two, and Stefani Garrett scored one.
Yellow Springs’ Smith led all scorers with 19 points. Also for the Bulldogs, Morgan Minnich scored 11 points, Roberts scored 10, Ayanna Madison scored four, DeDe Cheatom scored one, and Amani Wagner scored one.
Ansonia improved to 2-5 with its win.