The Butler girls’ varsity basketball team defeats Trotwood; the Division II 4th ranked team, Wednesday, Jan. 11., 47-37.
Trailing at the half, the Aviators came out strong, determined to pick up the win.
The score was 28-19 in the 4th quarter when Butler put up nine unanswered points to force the game into overtime.
At the end of the first overtime, the score was still tied, forcing the game into a second overtime.
Junior Willow Knight hit a huge 3-point shot, which put the Aviators up five. This shot gave the girls the momentum needed to continue to add to their lead.
Knight had a tremendous game, scoring a total of 16 points.
Also contributing to the win; sophomore Tyree Fletcher with 11 points, senior Olivia Schoenherr with 8 points, senior Brittney Petrosky with 8 points, and sophomore Abbie Schoenherr with 4 points.
This win moves the Aviators to 9-5 overall and 4-4 in conference play.