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Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
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William Fleming is 14 points better than Franklin County jayvees

Friday, February 1, 2013

William Fleming outscored Franklin County by 20 points in the second and third quarters Tuesday night en route to a 37-23 Western Valley District girls' junior varsity basketball victory over the Eagles at Samuel M. Hawkins-Central Gymnasium.

The Colonels' victory is their second this season over the Eagles (3-3 in the WVD, 7-7 overall), who saw a two-game winning streak stopped with the setback.

William Fleming trailed by four points, 7-3, after the first quarter, but the Colonels erased that deficit with an 18-5 second-stanza blitz.

That run put William Fleming ahead by nine points, 21-12, at intermission, and the Colonels took control of the game by winning the third quarter 9-2.

Down by 16, 30-14, the Eagles took the fourth quarter 9-7.

William Fleming converted 15 field goals and was 7 of 21 (33 percent from the free-throw line).

Tierra Holland led the Colonels with 10 points.

Also scoring were Myesha Logan and Qwonneshia King each with eight points, Taija Miller with seven and Tyler Poindexter and Nadjae Stokes each with two.

FCHS was limited to nine field goals -- five 2-pointers and four 3-pointers -- and was 1 of 8 from the free-throw line.

Jasmine McHeimer paced the Eagles with a game-best 14 points. She swished all four of her team's treys.

Also scoring were T.T. Hairston with four points, Jessica Didlake and Cameron Church each with two and Sierra Gardner with one.

FCHS returns to action today against WVD rival Halifax County. Tip off in South Boston is 6 p.m.

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