High School Sports

4-4A: Spring Valley girls roll to 16th straight win

Spring Valley ran its girls winning streak to 16 games, rolling past host Lancaster 64-33 in Region 4-4A action.

The Bruins hung tough for one quarter before the Vikings blew the game open with a 22-8 burst in the second quarter, following by a 19-3 run in the third. Second-ranked Spring Valley is 17-1 overall, 5-0 in region matters.

Asia Dozier and Xylina McDaniel led the way once more. Dozier scored 16 points with two assists and five steals, while McDaniel tallied 11 points with four rebounds, four assists and four steals. Briana Robinson, Savonia Bryan and Jocelyn Lawrence also got into the act. Robinson had seven points, two assists and two steals. Bryan finished with five points and a team-high eight rebounds. Lawrence had seven points and five boards.

The SV boys, however, did not have a fun trip. Lancaster prevailed 66-62, helping to create a three-way tie for second place.

Ridge View (5-13 overall) joined the Bruins and Vikings at 3-2 in conference play after handing neighboring Blythewood a 57-39 defeat on Tuesday. Blythewood’s Tevin Lowry took game scoring honors with 18 points, but it was hardly enough to keep the Bengals from falling to 2-3 in region game. Jamar Gillespie was the lone Blazer in double figures with 17 points.

The Blazer girls pulled out a 47-46 win over Blythewood in the opener. Nicole Jones and Destiny White combined for 40 of Ridge View’s points. Jones tallied 21, while White added 19 to the cause. Kyayria Gadsden and Ashleigh Edwards scored 12 and 10 points, respectively for the Bengals.

RV improved to 11-4 overall, 3-2 in region play, while Blythewood fell to 10-8, 2-3.

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