LHS girls beat W&L, 55-11; fall to Colonial Beach, 57-37

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

The varsity Lady Devils split games against Northern Neck District opponents last week, picking up a 44-point victory over Washington & Lee last Tuesday then falling by 20 points to Colonial Beach last Thursday.

Jasmyn Tomlin scored eight points in Lancaster’s 19-point fourth quarter to lead Lancaster in a 55-11 win over the Lady Eagles. Tomlin finished with 18 points to lead all scorers.

Tomlin and Carli Henderson scored six each and Skyler Henderson five in the first half when the Lady Devils jumped to a 21-8 lead. Lancaster held the Eagles scoreless in the third and to three points in the fourth quarter to outscore W&L, 34-3, in the second half.

C. Henderson finished with 10 points for LHS, Skylar Sawyer nine and S. Henderson eight.

Colonial Beach 57
Lancaster 37

Tomlin was held to eight points, all in the first half, and Nealasia Redmond finished with eight last Thursday when Colonial Beach beat Lancaster, 57-37.

The Lady Drifters had three double-digit scorers including Tamara Ruczyniski with 15 points and Michaela Beverly with 13.

Colonial Beach got six points from Beverly off two three-pointers in the opening minutes and as a team drilled four treys in the first quarter to take a 10-point lead, 20-10.

Rucsynski scored six points to spark a 15-4 run in the third and the Drifters’ defense held Lancaster to a field goal each by Sawyer and Khalia Harding to open a nine-point halftime lead to 20, 46-26.

Lancaster will travel to Rappahannock tonight, January 12, and host the Lady Indians of Northumberland Tuesday, January 17.