A nook of opportunity was all that was needed and Willard nabbed it to nudge past Perkins 58-50 in an Ohio girls basketball matchup on February 29.

The Crimson Flashes avoided the brakes and shifted into victory gear via a 23-19 stretch over the final quarter.

The Crimson Flashes broke in front at the beginning of the fourth quarter with a 35-31 lead over the Pirates.

Perkins got the better of the action throughout the first half, owning a 22-18 margin over Willard at intermission.

The Crimson Flashes jumped in front of the Pirates 8-5 to begin the second quarter.

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