Gretna Girls, G.W. Boys win, plus Tuesday basketball scores
BEDFORD, Va. (WSET) - Shantel Crowder scored a game-high 24 points, including the 1000th of her career at Liberty High School, but the Lady Minutemen couldn't hold off the Gretna Hawks, 59-53.
Crowder scored the milestone basket seconds into the game on a layup. After a short celebration to recognize the achievement, the Minutemen senior poured it on, scoring 18 of her 24 points in the first half. But Gretna never went away, with a strong effort from Paris Calloway, who helped the Hawks cut the deficit to three at the half, before finally taking the lead for good in the fourth quarter.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - In Boys action, G.W. defeated Heritage, 77-59. Xavier Beard led the Pioneers with 18 points, Jacobi Lambert added 16. Carlos Poole led G.W. with 18 points, Shunta Wilson with 14.
In other scores reported to the ABC-13 Sports Desk: