(12-10-21) It is a night that the Shawnee girls basketball team will always remember. The Indians beat Bath 42-38 for the first time in school history to end a 61 game losing streak to the Wildcats. The two teams, both members of the Western Buckeye League and from Lima, made the win extra special for Shawnee.

Shawnee head coach Rachel Rumbaugh told the Lima News after the game –

“They gave everything the had. That last fourth quarter I couldn’t have asked them to work harder. I am so proud of the way they finished. It’s a great feeling and I am really happy for these girls.”

With the win Shawnee improves to 5-0 on the season and 2-0 in the WBL. Bath drops to 3-2 on the year and 1-1 in league. The Shawnee JV also picked up a win beating Bath 32-20.

Bath 38, Shawnee 42 – 12/9/2021 at Bath
 1st2nd3rd4th Score
Shawnee1012614 42
Bath8101010 38

Anne Oliver 5, Ava Craddock 14, Claire Foust 8, Faith Clark 2, Kiersten Sheridan 3, Rachel Clark 6. Totals: 10-16-38

Ania Pearson 4, Cecelia Worsham 6, Grace Freiberger 7, Hailee Conrad 3, Kelly Cooper 4, Zoe Best 16, Zoe Smith 2. Totals: 18-5-42

3-pt field goals: B-Ava Craddock 1, Kiersten Sheridan 1; S-Grace Freiberger 1.

Records: Bath 4-2 (1-1 WBL), Shawnee 5-0 (2-0 WBL).
JV Score: Shawnee 32, Bath 20. 

Did you know…

Bath has won 19 WBL titles, while Shawnee has won two.

It has been 46 years since Bath and Shawnee have competed against each other in girls basketball

During the 2020-21 season the Indians had their first winning season since 2011-12 with a 15-8 record