WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Champion girls basketball team won their fifth straight game Monday night as the Golden Flashes hung on to top Howland 48-43.
The Tigers roared out of the gates, going on a 10-2 run to open the game.
But Champion would respond, going on an 8-0 run of their own and owned a lead at the break.
Both teams went back and forth throughout the second half until with under 90 seconds to go, Champion’s Allison Smith drilled a three from the wing, giving the Golden Flashes the lead for good.
Champion’s Brooke Whitt had a game-high 22 for the Golden Flashes.
The Golden Flashes improve to 8-2 overall while Howland falls to 5-3.