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Final Road Games Of Season Take Girls Hoops To Oak Hills, Anderson This Week

Posted on: January 21, 2019

A LOOK AT THE EAGLES: A capsule look at the 2018-19 team:

  • Record: 8-8, 3-7 ECC
  • Head Coach: Dave Fallis (1st year at Milford, 10th year as head coach)
  • Top Scorer: Sophomore Azyiah Williams (12.5 ppg)
  • Top Rebounder: Freshman Paige Ayler (6.0 rpg)

 

A LOOK AT THE OPPONENTS: A look at Milford’s schedule for this week:

  • Monday, Jan. 21 at Oak Hills, 7:30 p.m.
    • Record: 7-7, 2-7 GMC
    • Top Scorer: Junior Dy’Jhanik Armfield (15.3 ppg)
    • Last Meeting: 2016-17; Oak Hills 42, Milford 34
  • Saturday, Jan. 26 at Anderson, 2:00 p.m.
    • Record: 11-4, 5-4 ECC
    • Top Scorer: Junior Karley Steinher (10.2 ppg)
    • Last Meeting: 2018-19; Anderson 41, Milford 40

 

A LOOK BACK: January 14 at Kings: Kings 44, Milford 40

 

GAME REWIND

Kings scored seven of the game’s final 10 points as the Knights swept the season series over Milford on the strength of a 44-40 win. The Eagles’ Morgan Hills created the fifth tie of the game at the 3:20 mark of the fourth quarter, but Milford was held scoreless for nearly three minutes as the Knights eased into the lead. Earlier, Milford put together a huge second quarter (19-9) to overcome a slow first quarter and take a 24-23 lead at the half.

 

RECORDS

Milford 7-7, 2-6 ECC

Kings 6-7, 5-3 ECC

 

KEY PLAYERS

Milford

Paige Ayler 14 points, 7 rebounds

Azyiah Williams 10 points, 3 steals

 

Kings

Carolyn Bruns 15 points, 3 rebounds

Jordyn Rhodes 10 points, 4 rebounds

 

NUGGET OF NOTE: Milford held a 31-20 edge in rebounds, marking the seventh time this year they won the battle of the boards. The +11 margin was the team’s third biggest of the season.

 

FINAL GAME STATS

 

January 16 at Withrow: Milford 54, Withrow 35

 

GAME REWIND

Milford dominated the second and third quarters, outscoring Withrow 30-10 to knock off the Tigers for the second time this season, 54-35. The Eagles were especially dominant in the third, holding Withrow to 0-11 shooting from the field and just two points. Milford did its damage in the middle two frames after leading just 13-11 after eight minutes of action.

 

RECORDS

Milford 8-7, 3-6 ECC

Withrow 3-10, 0-8 ECC

 

KEY PLAYERS

Milford

Paige Ayler 21 points, 9 rebounds

Azyiah Williams 10 points, 4 rebounds

 

Withrow

Chekyria White 12 points, 10 rebounds

Teliy Dickerson 11 points, 12 rebounds

Jaeney Hines 10 points

 

NUGGET OF NOTE: Paige Ayler’s 21 points was the most by a ECC freshman player since Walnut Hills’ Sean Kelly Darks scored 22 against Little Miami in the 2017 OHSAA Tournament.

 

FINAL GAME STATS

 

January 19 at Milford: West Clermont 60, Milford 46

 

GAME REWIND

Milford suffered through a difficult third quarter that stymied its upset bid of West Clermont as the Wolves pulled away for a 60-46 victory. WC led just 27-26 at the half, but outscored the Eagles by a 17-5 count in period three to go in front by a comfortable margin. Milford played particularly well in the second quarter, outscoring the Wolves 16-13 to draw within one at the break.

 

RECORDS

Milford 8-8, 3-7 ECC

Withrow 3-10, 0-8 ECC

 

KEY PLAYERS

Milford

Azyiah Williams 19 points, 4 assists

Morgan Hills 16 points

Paige Ayler 10 rebounds

 

West Clermont

Dakota Reeves 15 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists

Gracie Haywood 12 points, 4 rebounds

Amanda Lovejoy 12 points

 

NUGGET OF NOTE: Senior Morgan Hills made four three-pointers on her way to a new career-high 16 points.

 

FINAL GAME STATS

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS: A look at Milford’s statistical leaders:

Points per game: Azyiah Williams (12.5), Paige Ayler (7.9), Morgan Hills (6.5)

Assists per game: Azyiah Williams (2.6), Paige Ayler (1.1), Ali Kirk (0.9)

Rebounds per game: Paige Ayler (6.0), Carlie Duesing (4.2), Ali Kirk (4.1)

Steals: Azyiah Williams (35), Ali Kirk (24), Carlie Duesing (21)

Blocks: Abby Thierauf (12), Carlie Duesing (10), Caitlin Wiscombe (8)

Field goal percentage: Paige Ayler (.474), Azyiah Williams (.436), Carlie Duesing (.410)

Three-point percentage: Azyiah Williams (.375), Paige Ayler (.333), Morgan Hills (.271)

Free throw percentage: Paige Ayler (.735), Morgan Hills (.677), Azyiah Williams (.654)

 

INSIDE THE ECC: Walnut Hills remains unbeaten in league action at 9-0 and has opened a two-game lead over West Clermont. Kings sits just one-half game behind the Wolves at 7-3. Anderson and Loveland are next, each at 5-4, with Milford (3-7), Turpin (1-8) and Withrow (0-9) rounding out the standings. The schedule for ECC conference games this week includes: Wednesday-West Clermont at Walnut Hills; Saturday-Milford at Anderson, Loveland at Turpin, Withrow at West Clermont and Kings at Walnut Hills.

 

Milford Eagles Season/Career Highs

Paige Ayler

Points—Season: 21 at Withrow; Career: 21 at Withrow (2018-19)

Rebounds—Season: 10 three times; Career: 10 three times (2018-19)

Assists—Season: 3 twice; Career: 3 twice (2018-19)

Steals—Season: 4 at Hillsboro; Career: 4 at Hillsboro (2018-19)

Double-doubles—Season: 1; Career: 1

 

Emily Bientz

Points—Season: 7 at Shroder; Career: 7 at Shroder (2018-19)

Rebounds—Season: 4 at Shroder; Career: 4 at Shroder (2018-19)

Assists—Season: 1 eight times; Career: 1 eight times (2018-19)

 

Carlie Duesing

Points—Season: 6 twice; Career: 8 at Hughes (2017-18)

Rebounds—Season: 10 at Shroder; Career: 10 at Shroder (2018-19)

Assists—Season: 2 vs. Clark Montessori; Career: 2 vs. Clark Montessori (2018-19)

Blocks—Season: 3 vs. Withrow; Career: 3 vs. Withrow (2018-19)

Steals—Season: 4 vs. Clark Montessori; Career: 4 vs. Clark Montessori (2018-19)

 

Kaitlyn Geis

Points—Season: 5 five times; Career: 5 five times (2018-19)

Rebounds—Season: 4 twice; Career: 4 twice (2018-19)

Assists—Season: 2 at Turpin; Career: 2 at Turpin (2018-19)

Steals—Season: 4 at Winton Woods; Career: 4 at Winton Woods (2018-19)

 

Olivia Gentry

Points—Season: 4 vs. Clark Montessori; Career: 4 vs. Clark Montessori (2018-19)

Rebounds—Season: 3 twice; Career: 3 twice (2018-19)

Assists—Season: N/A; Career: N/A

 

Madalyn Hills

Points—Season: 4 vs. Clark Montessori; Career: 4 vs. Clark Montessori (2018-19)

Rebounds—Season: N/A; Career: N/A

Assists—Season: 1 twice; Career: 1 twice (2018-19)

 

Morgan Hills

Points—Season: 16 vs. West Clermont; Career: 16 vs. West Clermont (2018-19)

Rebounds—Season: 5 at Winton Woods; Career: 6 vs. Withrow (2017-18)

Assists—Season: 2 three times; Career: 4 at Hughes (2017-18)

Steals—Season: 3 twice; Career: 3 twice (2018-19)

 

Ali Kirk

Points—Season: 11 at Shroder; Career: 14 vs. Hillsboro (2017-18)

Rebounds—Season: 9 at Loveland; Career: 10 at Clark Montessori (2017-18)

Assists—Season: 2 twice; Career: 3 at Madeira (2017-18)

Steals—Season: 7 at Shroder; Career: 7 at Shroder (2018-19)

 

Kaylie McKenney

Points—Season: 2 three times; Career: 2 three times (2018-19)

Rebounds—Season: 3 at Shroder; Career: 3 at Shroder (2018-19)

Assists—Season: 1 at Hillsboro; Career: 1 at Hillsboro (2018-19)

 

Devin Morris

Points— Season: N/A; Career: N/A

Rebounds—Season: N/A; Career: N/A

Assists— Season: N/A; Career: N/A

 

Abby Thierauf

Points—Season: 10 vs. McNicholas; Career: 14 at Hughes (2017-18)

Rebounds—Season: 6 vs. Withrow; Career: 14 vs. Northwest (2017-18)

Assists—Season: 1 twice; Career: 2 six times (2017-18)

Blocks—Season: 3 twice; Career: 6 vs. Shroder (2017-18)

 

Caitlin Wiscombe

Points—Season: 6 at Hillsboro; Career: 13 vs. Winton Woods (2017-18)

Rebounds—Season: 8 vs. West Clermont; Career: 8 vs. West Clermont (2018-19)

Assists—Season: 2 three times; Career: 5 at Hughes (2017-18)

Steals—Season: 3 vs. West Clermont; Career: 3 vs. West Clermont (2018-19)

 

Azyiah Williams

Points—Season: 22 at West Clermont; Career: 22 at West Clermont (2018-19)

Rebounds—Season: 7 at Turpin; Career: 7 twice

Assists—Season: 6 at Loveland; Career: 6 twice

Steals—Season: 5 at Shroder; 10 at Hughes (2017-18)