Phoenix girls’ basketball falls to Bishop Grimes

By Rob Tetro

Bishop Grimes rolled past the Phoenix girls’ varsity basketball team Jan. 4 by a score of 57-37.

With the loss, Phoenix now has an 0-7 record.

Phoenix got off to a decent start in the first quarter and added to their lead during the second quarter to go into the half leading 16-12.

But Bishop Grimes stormed ahead during the third quarter, outscoring the Lady Firebirds by 21 points to take a 17-point lead. Bishop Grimes capped off an impressive effort during the fourth quarter. They outscored Phoenix by 3 points en route to the 20-point win.

Leading the way for The Lady Firebirds was Brianna Squier who scored 12 points, followed by Samantha Doupe with 8 points, Kimberly Holbrook with 5 and  Alexandra Wilson and Shannon Dolan added 4 points each.

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