|Girls’ jayvees avenge earlier loss, win by 13|
George Washington-Danville’s Destiny McCullough (33 blue) fouls Franklin County’s Jasmine McHeimer (33 white) as she drives to the basket for a lay-up during the fourth quarter of a 44-31 FCHS victory. (Staff Photo by Steven Marsh)
Friday, January 25, 2013
Franklin County limited George Washington-Danville to seven first-half points Tuesday en route to a 44-31 Western Valley District girls' junior varsity basketball victory at Samuel M. Hawkins-Central Gymnasium.
FCHS (3-2 in the WVD, 7-6 overall), which won its second straight game, avenges an earlier-season, 56-54 loss to Danville with the triumph.
FCHS led 11-4 after the first quarter and the Eagles outscored Danville 7-3 to move in front by 11 points, 18-7, at halftime.
FCHS won the third quarter 15-11 to enhance its lead to 15 points, 33-18.
Danville took the final period 13-11.
Danville made 13 field goals, two of which were 3-pointers, and was 3 of 10 (30 percent) from the free-throw line.
Kiara Smith led Danville with 10 points.
Also scoring were Lamya Burton with six points, Amber Gladden with five, Danielle Jeffers with four and Jasmine Baugh and Ariyanna Wimbush each with three.
Baugh and Burton each hit a 3-pointer .
FCHS made 14 field goals, two of which were 3-pointers, and was 14 of 30 (46.7 percent) from the free-throw line.
Mikayla Holland paced the Eagles with a game-best 16 points and T.T. Hairston netted 10.
Also scoring were Jasmine McHeimer with seven points, Cameron Church with four, NiNi Dillard with three and Mikayla Cannaday and Sierra Gardner each with two.
Hairston and Dillard each swished a 3-pointer.
FCHS returns to action Saturday against Highland Springs. Tip off at Samuel M. Hawkins-Central Gymnasium is noon.