Magna Vista girls basketball

Magna Vista's Ja'Liah Wilson gets a steal during Friday's win over Patrick County in Stuart.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Magna Vista 50, Patrick County 43

After trailing by four heading into halftime, Magna Vista's girls basketball team found a new energy and intensity in the third quarter to erase the deficit and come away with a 50-43 win over Patrick County in Stuart.

Patrick County led 30-26 at the half, but the Warriors quickly tied the score and turned it in their favor on a made free throw by Ta'Nashia Hairston. That was part of a 9-0 run by the team to open the frame. The Cougars didn't score their first points in the third quarter until 5:30 had passed. 

Patrick County had 11 turnovers in the third quarter, including seven steals by Magna Vista. The Warriors led 41-34 after three quarters, and held that lead the rest of the way.

Hairston finished with a game-high 29 points. Teammate Ja'Liah Wilson added 14 points, 11 steals, and seven rebounds.

Sierra Hubbard had 23 points for the Cougars.

Magna Vista improves to 10-1 on the year. They'll return home on Tuesday to take on Tunstall at 7 p.m.

Patrick County falls to 6-5. They'll return home on Tuesday to take on Halifax County at 7 p.m.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Magna Vista 76, Patrick County 33

Magna Vista came away with a decisive home win over Patrick County Friday night, 75-33 in Ridgeway.

Spencer Hairston led the way with 15 points, one of three Warriors to reach double-digits. Courdae Gravely added 12 points and Wil Gardner had 10.

Patrick County was led by Austin Walter who had 12 points.

Magna Vista improves to 7-7 on the year. They'll go on the road to Tunstall on Tuesday for a 7 p.m. game.

Patrick County falls to 0-11 on the year. They'll travel to Halifax County on Tuesday for a 7 p.m. contest.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.