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Lady Griffins defeat Firestone in City Series final

2/16/2017 - West Side Leader
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By Ariel Hakim

WEST AKRON — The top two teams in high school girls basketball in the Akron City Series faced off for a final time this season Feb. 9 at Firestone Community Learning Center (CLC).

The visiting Buchtel CLC Lady Griffins were victorious, defeating the Firestone Lady Falcons 59-44 to take the City Series Championship title.

Shown below right is Firestone’s Kandyce Wharton (No. 5) taking a shot while surrounded by Buchtel players.

Buchtel’s Terynn Williams (No. 22) is shown below left, at middle, going up for a basket.

Shown above right is Lady Griffin Armani Jackson (No. 24), on left with the ball, and Lady Falcon Eriana Maclin (No. 23) on the court.

Firestone’s La’Quasia Johnson (No. 3) is shown above left in the air.

Next up for Buchtel is a sectional game at home against Springfield High School Feb. 18 at 1 p.m.

Firestone will begin playoffs against Wadsworth High School Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. at Wadsworth.

— By Ariel Hakim

Photos: Dale Dong

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