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Baron girls fall at home to Goochland

SoVaNow.com / December 19, 2012
Playing a light schedule heading into the holiday break, the Bluestone varsity girls basketball team lost to Goochland last Tuesday by a 56-52 score.

The host Lady Barons fell behind 16-11 in the first quarter and trailed throughout the game, although they kept the score close. Goochland led at the half 25-19 and entered the fourth quarter ahead by only five points, 36-31.

The final period saw both squads pick up the pace on offense, with Bluestone tallying 21 points in the frame and Goochland putting up 20 points to pull out the win.

Leading the way for the Bluestone girls was Tiffany Davis with 16 points, followed by Daija Thompson with 13. Jasmine Sturdifen added 12 points for the Lady Barons and Stephanie Walker had six.

The Bluestone girls play two games this week, including a Thursday night contest with cross-county rivals Park View in Skipwith.

In jayvee action, Bluestone topped Goochland 28-23. The jayvee Lady Barons were led by Alexis Walton with 14 points and Ivy Watson with eight.





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