The Battlefield Bobcats failed to score at least 31 points for only the second time this girls basketball season with Osbourn Park beating them 59-30 Tuesday at home in Manassas.
So the Yellow Jackets boosted their record to 10-3 with a three-game winning streak while improving to 2-0 in the Cedar Run District. They held an opponent to fewer than 33 points in a game for the sixth time this season and dropped Battlefield’s record to 8-7 overall with a 0-2 mark in the district.
Maddie Scarborough led Osbourn Park with 14 points, including 3-for-4 3-point shooting, while Shay Hagans had 13 points and six assists.
Potomac boys basketball 65, Colgan 51
Three Potomac players produced personal season-highs in different statistical categories Tuesday to help the Panthers beat Colgan’s boys basketball team 65-51 at home in Dumfries.
Davion Morris-Dockery finished with season-highs of 10 points and nine rebounds, while Ray Woods had a season-best five steals and Jakhai Taylor had a high of three blocks. So, as the first half of the Panthers’ Cardinal District schedule nears an end, they remain undefeated at 5-0 with an overall record of 10-4.
The Sharks, meanwhile, fell to 1-11 and 0-4 despite being locked in a 16-16 tie early in the second period. Potomac finished the first half on a 21-7 run for a 37-23 lead before building an advantage as large as 60-35 in the fourth quarter.
Anthony Jackson led the Panthers with 15 points, Kyle Honore had eight, Tyrell Harris had seven and Manny White had six, while Taylor had five rebounds. Honore also had four assists and Woods had three.
Freedom boys basketball 50, Forest Park 47
Tevian Boyd scored a season-high 15 points Tuesday to lead the Freedom Eagles to a 50-47 win over Forest Park’s boys basketball team at home.
They rallied from an eight-point fourth-quarter deficit to improve their record to 4-8 overall and 2-2 in the Cardinal District while dropping the Bruins to 5-10 and 3-2. Freedom led 11-8 in the first quarter, but Forest Park recovered for a 27-20 lead at halftime and a 41-33 advantage entering the fourth period.
Then Caron Forde scored nine points during Potomac’s 17-6 run in the fourth, so he finished the game with 14 points while Vershon Lee had nine. Lee and Forde also had six rebounds each, while Lee had four assists.
For Forest Park, Brandon Daniels had 15 points and Kevin Johnson had six, while adding five each were Alex Bravo, Koy Yarbough and Evan Reed.
Patriot boys basketball 74, Stonewall Jackson 65
The Patriot Pioneers rebounded from their first loss of the boys basketball season by beating Stonewall Jackson 74-65 Tuesday on the road in Manassas.
Devon Parrish scored more than 20 points for the fourth time this season to give the Pioneers a 13-1 record with a 2-0 mark in the Cedar Run District following a 58-55 loss to Cox on Jan. 5 that ended their 11-game winning streak. The Raiders, meanwhile, fell to 7-7 overall and 0-1 in the district.
Parrish finished Tuesday with 23 points on 8-for-13 field goal shooting while Hagan Vandiver had 16 points and Yusef Salih had nine with Griffin Flanagan and Jackson Ford adding eight each. Parrish made 6 of 6 free throws to help the Pioneers go 17-for-19 as a team.
Vandiver added four assists while Tyler Stringer and Parrish had five rebounds apiece.
Patriot led only 17-16 in the first quarter before expanding that to 38-26 at halftime and leading 54-49 entering the fourth period.
Woodbridge girls basketball 53, Hylton 19
With a season-best defensive performance, the Woodbridge Vikings beat Hylton’s girls basketball team 53-19 Tuesday at home.
They nearly amassed more steals in the game (18) than points allowed while holding opponent under 31 points for the first time this season. So the Vikings improve their record to 11-1 with a 4-0 mark in the Cardinal District while dropping the Bulldogs to 2-11 and 0-5.
Woodbridge allowed fewer than 10 points in each period with Aaliyah Pitts claiming six steals in a game for the third time this season. Taelor Willard added four steals and Alia Denwiddie had three.
Pitts also scored 17 points while Rayne Williams had 12 and Adaija Bender had five. Pitts led Woodbridge with 10 rebounds and four assists, too, while Olivia Brooks had four rebounds and Denwiddie had four.
So the Vikings built an 8-3 lead in the first quarter, a 30-12 advantage at halftime and a 42-17 lead entering the fourth period.
Stonewall Jackson girls basketball 55, Patriot 39
The Stonewall Jackson Raiders scored more than 54 points for the ninth time this season to beat Patriot’s girls basketball team 55-39 Tuesday on the road in Nokesville.
So they average 58.3 points per game with four players each averaging more than 10 points. They also have an 11-3 record with a 1-0 mark in the Cedar Run District, while Patriot stands at 7-5 with three losses in its past four games, including a 1-1 district record.
Imani Burke led Stonewall with 16 points Tuesday while Nataezja Gaskins had 13 with Reina Washington and Hannah Williams adding 10 each. So Burke averages 12.6 points per game this season with 11.7 from Williams, 10.7 from Washington and 10.1 from Zoe Kanti, who had two points against Battlefield.
Simone Jefferson added a season-high 11 rebounds, Williams had nine and Washington had five, while Burke had three assists and three steals. Williams also had three steals, giving her 4.7 per game this season, and Washington had four, giving her 3.9 per game.
Kanti also had three assists and Washington had two.
So the Raiders took a 21-20 halftime lead despite trailing 9-5 at the end of the first quarter. Stonewall then expanded its lead to 43-31 entering the fourth period.
For Patriot, Briana Griffin had 12 points, Elena Bertrand had nine and Caitlin Blackman had eight. Blackman also led the Pioneers with 12 rebounds and five assists, while Griffin had 11 rebounds and Naomi Hanton had seven. Nyah Prince added three assists.
Osbourn Park boys basketball 64, Battlefield 59
With 20 points from Ethan Wilson, the Osbourn Park Yellow Jackets beat Battlefield’s boys basketball team 64-59 Tuesday on the road in Haymarket.
He scored 10 points in the first quarter to give the Yellow Jackets a 21-14 lead and made 5 of 6 free throws in the fourth period to help seal the victory. That gave OP a 6-8 record with a 1-1 mark in the Cedar Run District while dropping the Bobcats to 9-4 (0-2 district) with four consecutive losses.
Battlefield rallied for a 31-30 halftime lead and finished the third quarter with only a 47-46 deficit, but the Yellow Jackets finished on a 17-13 run.
Cameron Cole added 19 points, including a pair of 3-pointers in the first period, during which OP made five 3-pointers. Kylique Walker finished with 14 points and Logan Dwyer had five.
For Battlefield, Jordan Radford had 18 points (6-for-7 free throw shooting) and Luke Triggs had 17 while Stacey Terry had six with Trevor Bounds and Justin Glover adding five each.