The Fairmont Firebirds clinched the GWOC co-championship with a win over Miamisburg 50-30 on Saturday afternoon. The Firebirds started the game on fire with a 17-5 lead after the first quarter. The Firebirds controlled the 2nd quarter as well and went into half-time with a 33-18 lead. The Firebirds continued the 2nd half with a a great defensive effort while giving-up only 3 points in the 3rd quarter and 9 in the 4th. The final at Trent Arena was 50-30.
Madison Bartley led all scorers with 26 points. Madeline Westbeld added in 11 points and 10 rebounds. Kierra Thornton added in 7 points and 2 steals, Makira Webster 3 points and 5 assists, and Mallory Hullinger also had 3 points.
The Firebirds end the regular season at 20-2 and also add in a GWOC Co-Championship with Wayne High School. This is the 2nd Fairmont team to end the regular season with 20 wins and also the 11th Conference Title for the Firebirds.
The tournament journey begins next Thursday vs the Stebbins Indians at 7:30 in Troy.