Lady Saints fall to Western Branch

Published 11:18 pm Friday, February 1, 2019

The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ basketball team took a road loss to Western Branch High School Thursday night.

The Lady Saints matched up with the Lady Bruins for a non-conference matchup. Western Branch got the best of the Lady Saints with a 42-22 win. It was the lowest point total for the Lady Saints this season.

NSA kept pace with Western Branch after the first quarter, when Western Branch only had an 11-8 lead. The second and third quarters put the Lady Saints behind. After three quarters of play, NSA was down 32-12. Both teams tied with a 10-point output in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough in the end for the Lady Saints.

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Alivia Giles led with eight points and seven rebounds. Cammy Reid added six points.

NSA went 1-1 on the week. They will take on Cape Henry Collegiate at home Tuesday evening at 5:30 p.m.

Western Branch 42, NSA 22

WB—White 12, Byrd 11, Boyd 6, Copeland 5, Jennings 4, Wright 2, Downey 5

NSA—Giles 8, Reid 6, Conrod 5, Council 2, Waddy 1