An eight-day holiday break couldn’t slow the Brentsville Tigers’ momentum.
They resumed their girls basketball schedule Thursday with a 46-31 victory over Forest Park during the quarterfinals of the Manassas Park Holiday Tournament. That gave the Class 3 Tigers an 8-0 record while dropping the Class 6 Bruins to 3-5.
Catharine Forst finished with 17 points, helping the Tigers take a 24-20 lead at halftime, while Shannon Hutchens had 12 points, Gabrielle Garrison had 11 and Sara Pell had six. Forst and Garrison each made a pair of 3-pointers.
For Forest Park, Kayla Moore had 10 points, Lauren Palmateer had eight and Janiah Jones had seven.
Thomas Jefferson girls basketball 42, Osbourn Park 36
The Osbourn Park Yellow Jackets lost to Thomas Jefferson 42-36 Thursday during the Westfield Holiday Classic in Chantilly, giving them a losing streak for the first time this girls basketball season.
Maddie Scarborough scored 13 points and Katie Lemanski had eight, but Osbourn Park’s record fell to 6-3.
St. Peter’s Prep boys basketball 75, Potomac 47
The Potomac Panthers’ four-game winning streak ended Thursday with a 75-47 loss to the St. Peter's Prep (Jersey City, New Jersey) boys basketball team during the Governor's Challenge at the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore.
Potomac (6-3) took an early 9-5 lead but then trailed 34-13 at halftime and entered the fourth period with a 52-34 deficit.
Anthony Jackson led the Panthers with 15 points while Tyrell Harris had nine, Kyle Honore had eight and Caleb Satchell had five. Jackson made 5 of 7 field goals – all 3-pointers – but Potomac made only 17 of 53 field goals as a team (32 percent).
Jakhari Taylor added five rebounds and Harris had four, while Manny White had two steals. Adding two assists each were Satchell, Honore and Lawrence Applewhite.
Patriot girls basketball 61, Loudoun County 47
The Patriot Pioneers used a 24-point third quarter to beat Loudoun County’s girls basketball team 61-47 Thursday during the Oakton Holiday Tournament in Fairfax.
The Pioneers fell behind 14-10 in the first quarter but rallied for a 23-22 halftime lead before entering the fourth period with a 47-33 advantage. So their record improved to 6-2 with a three-game winning streak.
Raigan Booker led Patriot with 15 points while Briana Griffin had 12, Elena Bertrand had nine, Naomi Hanton had seven and Caitlin Blackman had five. Blackman also had four of the Pioneers’ 11 steals while Taylor Booker and Hanton had two each.
Lauryn Moore added 10 rebounds, Booker had seven and Taylor Booker had five, while Blackman had five assists.
Gar-Field boys basketball 56, Mountain View 55
With about two seconds remaining in the fourth quarter Thursday, Monty Byers made one of two free throws to give the Gar-Field Indians a 56-55 victory over Mountain View’s boys basketball team team during the quarterfinals of the Joe Cascio Christmas Tournament at Falls Church High.
The win broke a three-game losing streak for Gar-Field (3-5), which took a 15-7 lead in the first period but fell behind 25-22 at halftime and 36-35 entering the fourth quarter.
Byers finished with 10 points while Antwi Asante had 15, Christian Matthews had nine (3-for-3 field goal shooting) and Dylan Watts had eight. Gar-Field made 5 of 8 3-pointers with Watts going 2-for-3.
Asante also had 11 rebounds and four assists.