Wednesday, December 19, 2012


The Patrick Henry girls basketball team was finally back at full strength and, though they struggled in the second half, they maintained their first half lead to hold off Mills Godwin 50-39 Tuesday to improve to 5-0 in the Colonial District, 8-0 overall.  This gives the Patriots a two-game lead in the district over four teams with two losses: Deep Run, Godwin, Hermitage and John Marshall.  Patrick Henry has defeated the latter three and will host Deep Run on January 3rd.

The Patriots next meet Highland Springs in round one of the 2012 Times-Dispatch Invitational Tournament, Thursday at 6pm at Benedictine.

In other action, the Lee-Davis girls were overwhelmed on the road at Glen Allen 59-18. The Confederates, now 0-3 in the Capital District, 3-6 overall, next face Dinwiddie tonight (Wednesday) at 7pm....

In boys action, Glen Allen bested Lee-Davis in Mechanicsville 68-51 in Capital action, while Patrick Henry lost their fourth straight at home, 54-46 to Mills Godwin.

COLLEGE: In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the Randolph-Macon women's basketball team fell to 1-10 with a 70-56 loss to Curry College.  Hannah Livermon led the Jackets with 16 points, followed by Sarah Parsons with 15. The Jackets are off until January 5th when they return to ODAC play at Guilford.

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