Lady Indians close out regular season with back-to-back victories

Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 11:20 am

Justice Gordon (#30) gets a rebound and puts up an easy shot.

Justice Gordon (#30) gets a rebound and puts up an easy shot.

Despite another week of snow cancellations, the Northumberland girls’ varsity basketball team closed out the final week of regular season play with two more wins. On Monday, in the friendly confines of their home gym, they topped Essex 47-35. On Tuesday, in their rival’s gym in Lancaster, they dominated the Lady Red Devils, 51-28.
In Monday’s game, the Lady Trojans showed some offensive fight and stayed with the Indians fo r the first quarter of the game. At 15-12, Essex was down by just a slim margin. With 23 seconds scratched off of the second quarter, Tylisha Crockett hit her 1,000th career point and the game was stopped to award her the symbolic ball. From that point on, the Northumberland defense…

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