BRIDGEWATER, Va. - The Apprentice School women's basketball team could not overcome an early deficit as they dropped a road contest to Bridgewater College 85-66 on Friday evening.
ON THE COURT:
The Lady Builders hung tight in the first half staying within seven points with the Eagles. The team shot around 40% from the floor and was led by Alexis Wethington's 10 first-half points as they trailed by six at the break. In the third quarter, the Lady Builders trailed 44-37 before Bridgewater went on an 18-0 run in the next seven minutes to push their lead to double-digits. The Eagles continued their strong second half as they saw their largest lead hit 27 points at one point in the fourth quarter.
BEHIND THE BOX SCORE:
- The Lady Builders had five players score in double figures with Aquazia Jones leading the way with 16 points. She also added 12 rebounds and had a season-high five blocks.
- Latrice Washington had 14 points and Sabre Clegg added 11 points off the bench.
- Jordan Wilson added 10 points, eight rebounds and had a team-high five assists. She also added six steals in the game.
- The Lady Builders were dominated in the paint with the Eagles holding a 44-24 margin in the paint. They forced 19 turnovers in the game with 10 steals.
The Lady Builders will look to return to their winning ways as they face Stratford on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. The two teams met earlier in the season with the Lady Builders grabbing their only victory of the season with an 84-57 win at home. Five players scored in double figures with Jordan Wilson leading the way with 20 points. Stratford is 2-4 on the season and plays Thomas Nelson CC on Saturday prior to facing the Lady Builders.