Eaton girls take on Arrows, Spartans 

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Eaton senior Lily Shepherd drives to the basket against two Valley View defenders. Shepherd led Eaton with 16 points against the Spartans. (Deron Newman photo)

EATON – Eaton’s girls’ varsity basketball team dropped a pair of games this past week. The Eagles are now 7-7 overall, 4-4 in the Southwestern Buckeye League.

Eaton Lady Eagles, Olivia Baumann. (Deron Newman photo)

Eaton hosted Preble Shawnee on Monday, Jan. 9, hoping to end the Arrows’ five-game winning streak. The Eagles kept it close in the first half, trailing by just five points, 28-23. Eaton, however, was unable to cut into the deficit and the Arrows went on to a 64-48 win.

Lily Shepherd led Eaton with 17 points and Emilee Hargis added 10 points.

Eaton Lady Eagles, Olivia Orr. (Deron Newman photo)

Eaton followed up with a home game against Valley View. The Eagles fell behind in the first quarter as Valley View shot well from the perimeter. The Spartans connected on four, 3-pointers in the opening quarter to take a 18-9 lead. VV extended their lead in the second half and came away with a 57-39 win.

Earton Lady Eagles, Lily Shepherd. (Deron Newman photo)

Shepherd led Eaton with 16 points.

Eaton is scheduled to play at Arcanum on Tuesday, Jan. 17. They will host Oakwood on Thursday and then travel to Carlisle on Saturday.

Preble Shawnee 64, Eaton 48 | Monday, Jan. 9

Valley View 57, Eaton 39 | Saturday, Jan. 14

Eaton Lady Eagles, Emilee Hargis. (Deron Newman photo)