Springboro jumped to a 15-6 first quarter lead against Centerville Monday night and battled the rest of the evening with the 6-0 Elks to gain a 58-53 victory in a huge GWOC encounter.
Jordan Hobbs led all scorers with 24 points. Haley Crozier added 10 points. Emersyn Rines and Peyton Nation combined for 17 to give the Panthers a good balance of scoring in the pivotal league contest. Hobbs and Nation totaled 17 boards between the two of them for Boro.
The win allows Springboro to remain tied for first in the GWOC with 5-0 Wayne.