Girls Varsity Basketball · Ladies Fall to North Forsyth; Face Lower Richland Today

Lexington’s 9 game winning streak was stopped in the opening round of the Carolina Invitational by a tough North Forsyth (GA) team.  The Lady Raiders moved on in the winner’s bracket with a 55-28 win.  The Wildcats will meet Lower Richland today (Friday).

The Carolina Invitational features an 80-team field with games being played at 9 venues in the Charleston area.  Lexington’s bracket is being contested at Porter Gaud.

Schedules and scores can be found on the official web site at

In the loss, Lexington was led in scoring by Olivia Thompson with 7 points, well off her 20+ average as she has been hampered with illness.  Thompson surpassed 1600 career points and now has a total of 1605 as the most prolific scorer in Lady Wildcat history.  Brooke Foulks scored 6.  The Wildcats head to round 2 with a 10-2 season mark.

Lexington                  8      2      8      10          28
N. Forsyth (GA)      19    19     15       7          55

Lexington Scorers
Olivia Thompson:  7
Brooke Foulks:  6
Claire Tarlton:  5
Mallory Nichols:  4
Decaria Monroe:  4
Amelia Hilton:  2