One day after suffering their first loss of the basketball season, the Wakefield Owls rebounded with a 41-29 victory over Seton Tuesday at home in The Plains.
The Owls (5-1) led only 16-15 at halftime and 26-21 at the end of the third quarter, but they went on a 15-8 run in the fourth to pull away.
“A classic tough DAC match between feisty teams,” Wakefield coach Paul Sipes said.
Airielle Jenkins led Wakefield with eight points, while Autumn Sanders had seven points and Shelby Sipes and Maddie Dale added six points apiece.
Liberty girls basketball 49, Kettle Run 39
Despite a season-high 17 points for Addy Foudray, the Kettle Run Cougars lost to the Liberty girls basketball team Tuesday, 49-39, at home in Nokesville.
The Eagles took a 14-7 lead in the first quarter en route to improving their record to 2-3. Kettle Run’s record fell to 0-4.
In the second quarter, Kettle Run’s Jasmine Webster scored nine of her 12 points, but the Cougars fell behind 33-21. They switched to a zone defense in the third quarter and held Liberty to 10 points in the period, but struggled to score themselves with only two points.
Kettle Run then went on a 16-6 run in the fourth quarter with nine points from Foudray, but the rally fell short.
“Overall we did a lot of good things but did not put together four full quarters,” Cougars coach Sarah Ventresco said.
Foudray also had seven steals, while Webster had six rebounds to help Kettle Run secure a season-high 30 rebounds.
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