The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ basketball team recovered from a loss on Monday to win two straight, finishing 2-1 during its time in South Carolina.
The Lady Saints outscored Charlotte Latin School from North Carolina 63-38 on Wednesday to win the third-place consolation game in the 2015 Seahawk Holiday Classic at Hilton Head Island High School.
Contrary to an erroneous report in Wednesday’s edition, the Lady Saints lost 33-31 to Niceville High School from Florida on Monday, a defeat which sent them to the consolation bracket for the remainder of the tournament. On Wednesday, NSA jumped out to an 18-2 lead against Charlotte Latin in the first quarter, and the Lady Hawks were never able to recover.
Senior Harper Birdsong of the Lady Saints had a game-high 29 points on 80-percent shooting from the field. She also had six rebounds, three assists, two steals and made the all-tournament team. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.