Down to the Wire, Oxford Beaten in Battle with Plainview
Varsity Girls Basketball Loses to Plainview 68-56
Oxford and Plainview first met this season on November 16 at Plainview. Plainview handed Oxford their first loss of the season 67-42.
Since then the Lady Jackets have been strengthening their game.
Oxford welcomed the Bears to Larry Davidson Court with a tight back-and-forth matchup that ended with the Jackets falling just short. The Lady Jackets were only down three, 58-55, with 2:48 left in the game.
As a team, the Jackets shot the best they have all season. They were shooting over 70% at halftime and finished the game at 44%. Post players Justyce Smith and Ashleigh Jackson gave a great boost to the game, combining for 19 rebounds and 21 points. Smith finished with 13 points and a double-double; Jackson added eight.
Other scorers for Oxford included Tremeria Britt (14), Makayla Kidd (13), Anna Bolton (3), Hilaya Harmon (3), and Akiera Robinson (2).
The Lady Jackets (6-5) play Talladega (3-1) next on December 15 at 6:00 PM at Talladega.