Lady Bulldogs top rival Lady Warriors

Published 10:16 pm Monday, February 11, 2019

The Lady Bulldogs bested rival Nansemond River High School last Friday on the road.

With the win over Nansemond River, the King’s Fork High School girls’ basketball team went to 3-0 on the season against its Suffolk counterparts. Nylah Young led all scorers with 33 points in King’s Fork’s 60-31 win. Tseday Brown led the Lady Warriors in scoring with 15 points. For the second straight game, Young scored more on her own than did the entire opposing team.

In just the last two games, Young has outscored Great Bridge High School and Nansemond River a combined 85-81.

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King’s Fork will finish the season against its other rival, Lakeland High School. Win or lose, the Lady Bulldogs will once again finish as the city champions for the 2018-2019 season. King’s Fork will host Lakeland at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Nansemond River will go on the road to take on Hickory High School at 7 p.m. Tuesday to finish out the regular season.

King’s Fork 60, Nansemond River 31

KF—Young 33, Henderson 7, Pierce 7, Coles 4, Williams 3, Brown 2, Thornton 2, Allen 2

NR—Brown 15, Bendixen 7, Paquette 5, Goodloe 3, Bynum 1