The defending two-time Division I state champion Twinsburg girls basketball team improved to 8-0 overall and 4-0 in the Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division after posting a convincing 68-48 victory over Hudson Dec. 19 at Hudson High School's Ray "Buck" Hyser Gymnasium.
The Lady Tigers (8-0, 4-0) jumped out to an 11-2 advantage and led from start to finish. At one point, Twinsburg had a 51-23 lead midway through the third quarter.
Senior guard Ashley Morrissette did it all for the Lady Tigers.
She had 14 of her 26 points in the fourth quarter and knocked down six of Twinsburg's eight three-pointers. She drained a deep three-pointer at the buzzer to give the Lady Tigers a 33-22 lead at halftime and knocked down a long two-pointer off the dribble as time expired in the third quarter.
Brooke Smith added 18 points and Baleigh Reid had 11 points for Twinsburg.
Hannah Boesinger led the Lady Explorers (5-2, 2-1) with 20 points and Jackie Ulmer added 13 points.
For more, see the Dec. 27 edition of the Twinsburg Bulletin.