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 http://carolinainvitational.net/index.html

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