In its last visit ever to Klinger Court, the Amelia Barons (5-2) held off a late surge by the Turpin Spartans (1-7) and won 61-54 on Thursday, December 22.
On Tuesday, December 20, the Spartans (1-6) nearly overcame their size disadvantage against 6’9” Jordan Sayles (Akron signee) and his Sycamore Aviators (3-3), but eventually fell 54-51 in a tight contest.
Another slow start put the Spartans (1-5, 1-2 ECC) in a hole they were unable to dig out of in a 64-40 loss at Walnut Hills (1-2, 1-1 ECC, #8 Enquirer poll) on Friday, December 16. After one quarter, Turpin found themselves trailing 16-4.
The Spartans (1-4, 1-1 ECC) seniors got off to a quick start and never looked back making seven 3-pointers in a solid 1st win of the season over Glen Este 43-32.