The W&L Lady Eagles varsity basketball team hosted the King and Queen Central Lady Tigers in what ended in an obliteration on Wednesday, December 19. The Lady Eagles scored first and often in the first eight minutes; they were up (3-0) and (13-0) with 1:51 left and held a (22-0) advantage when the period ended. They pushed the lead to (30-0) with 5:32 to go in the second period. The Lady Tigers finally got on the scoreboard (32-2) with 2:24 to go in the half. “Our objective was to take care of business early and get everyone some playing time” said Head Coach Michael Fisher. The visitors managed to score another bucket to make it (37-4) at half time. Head Coach Michael Fisher stated, “The team kept their composure, the game never got boring to them, and the energy level was high as they tried to get everyone in the scorebook.” The Lady Eagles held the Lady Tigers scoreless in the third period and made the score (50-4) with eight minutes to play with only a couple Lady Eagles having to score. They made their shots and the bench jumped and shouted as all twelve players had at least 2 points. The game ended in a Lady Eagles (59-10) victory. “We wanted to work on our defensive strategy and pass the ball around on offense to run the plays, so everyone is comfortable. We are getting better in every practice and it transfers over to game day”, said Head Coach Michael Fisher. DeVonna Fisher had 15 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assist, 4 steals, Kennise Gray 10pts, 12reb, 1stl, Makaila Veney 7pts, 9reb, 3blks, 2stls, Taliyah Ball 6pts, 1blk, Megan Smith 5pts, 5reb, DeKira Martin 4pts, 2reb, 1stl, Jayniyah Coffman 3pts, 2reb, Whitney Wolf 2pts, 2reb, 5stls, Courtney Garland, Alivia Greer, Taylor Whatley-Smith 2pts, and Armechielle Byrd 1pt. W&L will play at home against Rappahannock in the GEBC Classic on Friday, December 28.
DeVonna Fisher gets a bucket off a steal.