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Lady Vikings Top Landmark on Senior Night

MACON, Ga. – The FPD girls basketball team (13-7) won its Senior Night game on Saturday, February 1, defeating the Landmark Lady War Eagles (8-13) 52-43 at the Middlebrooks Athletic Center.

All three of FPD’s seniors notched double-figures in scoring, led by Savannah Phillips’ 16 points, 12 of which came in the fourth quarter.

Lizzie Lisenby and Caroline Stroud tossed in 10 points each as FPD quickly erased it’s one-game losing streak.

The Lady Vikings led 13-9 at the end of the first quarter and 25-22 at halftime.

FPD turned on the offensive effort in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Lady War Eagles 18-14.

Lisenby led all players with nine rebounds and sophomore Sydney Reese picked up five steals, three in the fourth quarter.

With her 16 points, Phillips is now 25 points away from one thousand for her career.

She and the Lady Vikings will return to action on Tuesday, February 4, traveling to GMC Prep for the season finale in a region-7 game.

Tip-off is slated for 6 p.m. in Milledgeville.

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 SCORE:

FPD 52, LANDMARK 43

 

LANDMARK 9-13-7-14 – 43

FPD 13-12-9-18 – 52

Landmark: Diamond Smith 10, Lauren Colston 8, Abby Johns 8, Jillian Price 7, Nyambi Williams 6, Joy Stucker 4.

FPD: Savannah Phillips 16, Caroline Stroud 10, Lizzie Lisenby 10, Kate Patterson 8, Sydney Reese 5, Bailey Ruble 3.

3-pointers: FPD 2 (Reese 1, Ruble 1); Landmark 3 (Colston 2, Price 1).

Records: FPD 13-7; Landmark 8-14.

Game notes: Lisenby had nine rebounds…Reese had five steals…Phillips needs 25 points for 1,000 points.

Next: FPD at GMC, 6 p.m., Tuesday.