Girls Fall at Academy

DSC_2315After being down by only a point at halftime, Collegiate surged into the lead in the third quarter behind the strong inside play of Shahra Madison, but could not hold it, falling 42-35 to the Norfolk Academy girls team.

Madison, the only Oak in double figures, poured in 19 points. But the Oaks had trouble feeding her the post during the fourth quarter, frustrated by the ‘dogs defense.

Peyton Fancher chipped in seven points and had the game’s only three-point field goal.

The girls play at the Steward School on Friday.

For more pictures from the game, go to Oaks Girls Basketball.

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Norfolk Academy 42, Norfolk Collegiate 35

NORFOLK COLLEGIATE: Rempas 4, Beale 5, Madison 19, Fancher 7. Totals 14 6-19 35.

NORFOLK ACADEMY (7-1): Mann 8, Martin 15, Vest 10, Frost 2, Wing 5, Moore 2. Totals 15 12-24 42.

Halftime: Norfolk Academy, 21-20. 3-point goals: Fancher.

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