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Basketball: SLHS Girls Win Fifth Straight

Seahawks avenge January loss to Fairfax by winning 50-38 Tuesday.

South Lakes High School's girls basketball team won its fifth straight game when it toppled Fairfax 50-38 at home Tuesday.

The Seahawks, led by Abigail Rendle with 14 points and 7 rebounds, avenged January's 49-45 loss to Fairfax. 

The Rebels were led by Kylie Murphree and Alex Wendling, each with 11.

South Lakes, No. 17 in this week's Washington Post rankings, led 29-16 at halftime but Fairfax went on a 13-0 run to start the second half. Wendling scored eight of those points, including two three-pointers.

South Lakes rallied in the end, though, outscoring the Rebels 19-6 in the final 10 minutes to seal the victory.

South Lakes improves to 16-2 (9-1 Liberty District) and sits in first place in the conference. Fairfax falls to 12-7, 7-4 Liberty.

Next up for South Lakes: At Marshall 5:45 p.m. Friday.

Boys basketball - South Lakes won its second straight game when it beat Fairfax 64-46 on the road on Tuesday. On Saturday, in a snow-delayed game from the previous night, the Seahawks beat Jefferson 60-45.

Brandon Kamga led South Lakes with a game-high 30 points Tuesday. Kamga also had 23 against Jefferson.

South Lakes improves to 8-11 (5-6 Liberty). Next up: at Marshall 7:30 p.m. Friday.

 

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