Fairfield Lady Lions varsity basketball preview


By Ryan Applegate - rapplegate@aimemdiamidwest.com



The Fairfield Lady Lions varsity basketball team poses for a team photo prior to tip off of their SHAC preview game against the North Adams Lady Green Devils. Fromt row (l-r): Ashley Sowards, Grace Shope, Blake Adams and Carlie Rieber. Back row (l-r): Lauren Arnold, Kamryn Magee, Lyndee Spargur, Molly Thackston, Samara Cannon and Brianna Barnes.


Schedule

Date Location Time

11/27/17 Home 7:30pm East Clinton

11/28/17 Home 7:30pm Southeastern

*11/30/17 Home 7:30pm Fayetteville

*12/4/17 Home 7:30pm Whiteoak

*12/7/17 SSCC 7:30pm Eastern Brown

12/9/17 Home 2:30pm Paint Valley

*12/14/17 Peebles 7:30pm

12/28/17 Home 6:30pm Northwest Cincy

1/4/18 Home 7:30pm North Adams

1/8/18 Washington CH 7pm

1/10/18 Home 7:30pm Greenfield McClain

*1/11/18 Home 7:30pm Manchester

*1/18/18 Fayetteville 7:30pm

1/20/18 Home 3pm Clermont Northeastern

*1/22/18 Home 7:30pm Peebles

*1/25/18 Manchester 7:30pm

*1/29/18 Ripley 7:30pm

1/31/18 Home 7:30pm Georgetown

*2/1/18 Home 7:30pm West Union

*2/5/18 Whiteoak 7:30pm

2/7/18 Home 7:30pm Portsmouth Clay

*2/8/18 Home 7:30pm Lynchburg-Clay

The Fairfield Lady Lions varsity basketball team will open their season on November 27 when they host the East Clinton Lady Astros.

Fairfield is coached by Chad Hamilton and features four seniors and four juniors.

The Lady Lions will be led by Grace Shope, who provides a unique match-up with most guards in the area because of her 5’10” frame.

The team will also be look towards seniors Blake Adams, Ashley Sowards and Carli Reiber to lead the team on and off the court this season.

The Lady Lions will be in Division III for the first time this season.

Shope enters the season currently tied atop the school leader board with 1,199 points.

The Lady Lions have advanced to the D IV district semi-final games the previous two seasons and have also won sectional titles in each of the past two seasons.

Fairfield will look to improve on their overall record from as season ago as they went 12-11 overall and 8-6 in Southern Hills Athletic Conference play.

The Lady Lions will look to repeat the overall success that they have enjoyed the last two years.

Reach Ryan Applegate at 937-402-2572, or on Twitter @RCApplegate89.

The Fairfield Lady Lions varsity basketball team poses for a team photo prior to tip off of their SHAC preview game against the North Adams Lady Green Devils. Fromt row (l-r): Ashley Sowards, Grace Shope, Blake Adams and Carlie Rieber. Back row (l-r): Lauren Arnold, Kamryn Magee, Lyndee Spargur, Molly Thackston, Samara Cannon and Brianna Barnes.
http://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2017/11/web1_FHS-Girls-Basketball-2017.jpgThe Fairfield Lady Lions varsity basketball team poses for a team photo prior to tip off of their SHAC preview game against the North Adams Lady Green Devils. Fromt row (l-r): Ashley Sowards, Grace Shope, Blake Adams and Carlie Rieber. Back row (l-r): Lauren Arnold, Kamryn Magee, Lyndee Spargur, Molly Thackston, Samara Cannon and Brianna Barnes.

By Ryan Applegate

rapplegate@aimemdiamidwest.com

Schedule

Date Location Time

11/27/17 Home 7:30pm East Clinton

11/28/17 Home 7:30pm Southeastern

*11/30/17 Home 7:30pm Fayetteville

*12/4/17 Home 7:30pm Whiteoak

*12/7/17 SSCC 7:30pm Eastern Brown

12/9/17 Home 2:30pm Paint Valley

*12/14/17 Peebles 7:30pm

12/28/17 Home 6:30pm Northwest Cincy

1/4/18 Home 7:30pm North Adams

1/8/18 Washington CH 7pm

1/10/18 Home 7:30pm Greenfield McClain

*1/11/18 Home 7:30pm Manchester

*1/18/18 Fayetteville 7:30pm

1/20/18 Home 3pm Clermont Northeastern

*1/22/18 Home 7:30pm Peebles

*1/25/18 Manchester 7:30pm

*1/29/18 Ripley 7:30pm

1/31/18 Home 7:30pm Georgetown

*2/1/18 Home 7:30pm West Union

*2/5/18 Whiteoak 7:30pm

2/7/18 Home 7:30pm Portsmouth Clay

*2/8/18 Home 7:30pm Lynchburg-Clay