The Richmond Register


February 8, 2014

H.S. BASKETBALL: Patriots down Pineville, Lady Patriots fall short



Lady Patriots 58, Wolfe County 69

The Model Laboratory Lady Patriots (7-14) got another huge game from senior Darrian Botts, but it wasn’t enough as they fell to Wolfe County 69-58.

Botts tallied 38 points on the night, one game after dropping 39 points on Madison Southern. The senior was 14-of-33 from the field and 10-of-15 from the free throw line. She also had four steals and one blocked shot.

Haley Hunt was also in double figures with 10 points, while Abby Vicars had six points and Mia Akande added four points.

Model got off to a good start, taking a 17-16 advantage after one quarter.

Wolfe County out-scored the Lady Patriots 20-13 in the second quarter to take a 36-30 lead at the half.

The Lady Patriots hung close, trailing by 52-45 after three quarters, but Wolfe County outscored them 17-13 in the fourth quarter to go on for the win.

Model is back in action on Tuesday when they host Williamsburg on Tuesday.

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