Springwood girls suffer first loss of the season

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, November 29, 2023

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Springwood’s girls basketball team’s hot streak came to a halt on Tuesday as the Wildcats fell to Lakeside 45-38. 

Springwood was able to cut Lakeside’s lead to one after a 10-2 run in the second period, but the Wildcats were never able to take full control of the game as the Chiefs held a 27-24 lead at halftime. 

Shalexia Little provided most of Springwood’s scoring on the night. Little finished with a team-high 15 points. 

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The Wildcats struggled to find any scoring outside of Little. Emily Jo Matthews was the next-highest scorer with five points. 

Madison Robinson provided four points in limited minutes. Haley Hurst also added four points in the starting lineup. 

The loss dropped Springwood to 6-1 on the season. The Wildcats look to regroup as they face Southern Prep at home on Thursday.