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Girls Hoops Splits at Pacelli Christmas Tournament

COLUMBUS, Ga. – The FPD girls basketball team (4-3) split its two games at the Pacelli Christmas Tournament, winning 50-24 over Pacelli on Friday night, Dec. 20 then falling to Schley County 57-54 on Saturday afternoon.

In Friday’s win, the Lady Vikings scored 34 points in the middle quarters to pull away for good.

FPD held the advantage defensively all evening as Pacelli never amassed seven points in one quarter.

Senior Savannah Phillips poured in 24 points in the winning bid while fellow senior Caroline Stroud struck for 10, respectively.

The Lady Vikings return to play on Friday, Jan. 3, traveling to take on the Hancock Central Lady Bulldogs for the start of Region-7 action. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. in Sparta.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while upholding the school’s mission statement to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. For more information, visit www.fpdvikings.com and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting www.twitter.com/FPDVikingSports.

BOX SCORES:

Saturday, Dec. 22, 2013

SCHLEY COUNTY 57, FPD 54

Schley County 10-14-20-13–57

FPD 10-12-13-19–54

Schley County: Coleman 24, Hollis 2, Carter 2, Miller 4, Arnod 1, Satterfield 10, Smith 12, Brooks 2.

FPD: Caroline Stroud 4, Savannah Phillips 15, Sydney Reese 13, Kate Patterson 9, Emma Lako 2, Bailey Ruble 11.

3-pointers: Schley County 4 (Coleman 2, Miller 1, Smith 1); FPD 2 (Reese 1, Ruble 1).

Records: FPD 4-3.

Next: FPD at Hancock Central, 6 p.m., Jan. 3.

Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

FPD 50, PACELLI 24

FPD 7-17-17-9–50

Pacelli 6-5-7-6–24

FPD: Caroline Stroud 10, Savannah Phillips 24, Sydney Reese 6, Kate Patterson 2, Bailey Ruble 8.

Pacelli: Rita Derojas 7, Jenn Smith 4, Claire Gottfried 9, Lauryn Johnson 1, Tori Green 1.

3-pointers: FPD 2 (Ruble 2); Pacelli 1 (Derojas 1).

Records: FPD 4-2.