National Trail girls’ basketball team losses to Miami East, 52-24

By Eddie Mowen Jr. -

CASSTOWN — National Trail’s girls’ basketball team wrapped up its regular season with a trip to Casstown to play Miami East in a Cross County Conference game.

The Blazers, led by sophomore Evan Byrd’s nine points, struggled offensively, especially in the second half in a 52-24 defeat.

The Blazers were behind 12-7 after the first quarter and trailed just 27-16 at the half.

Trail, though, only managed two points in the third quarter as East extended its lead to 36-18.

With the loss, Trail falls to 10-12 overall and 4-8 in the CCC.

Haley Howard led the Vikings with a game-high 16 points.

Trail returns to action Thursday, Feb. 16 when they meet Miami East again in the opening round of the Division III sectional tournament at Franklin-Monroe High School. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.

By Eddie Mowen Jr.

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4056 or on Twitter @emowen_RH

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4056 or on Twitter @emowen_RH