Handley edges Lady Cougars

WINCHESTER, Va. — Jefferson’s girls basketball team remained winless at 0-5 when it lost to Handley, 39-34, last Tuesday in the Hunter Maddox/Jimmy Omps gym on the campus of Handley High.

Sherando High defeated Jefferson, 54-40, last Wednesday night. The Warriors improved to 3-2 overall while Jefferson remained winless in Coach Chris Custer’s first season.

Sherando held a 27-24 lead at the half and then outscored the Lady Cougars, 12-9, in the third quarter and 15-7 in the last period to reach its 14-point margin at the end.

Lauren Reed led Sherando with 16 points and Heidi Brown added 13 points.

The Warriors made 14-of-21 free throws.

Millbrook kept Jefferson winless when it defeated the Lady Cougars, 64-31, on Friday. The Lady Pioneers outscored Jefferson, 12-0, to end the second quarter and then outpointed the Lady Cougars, 31-9, in the third stanza to ease away to the victory.

Kenzie Chrisman scored 15 points for Jefferson.

Hampshire defeated Jefferson, 52-43, on Monday in Romney. Eliza Silver had 15 points and Dasia Taylor had nine points for the Lady Cougars. Alexis Nicholson led the Hampshire offense with 13 points while Rachel Shawen added 13 points. Mary Feaster had eight steals as the Trojans exacted a telling number of turnovers from Jefferson.

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