Cave Girls At Christiansburg

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Paige Wright drives to the basket against Cave Spring.
Paige Wright drives to the basket against Cave Spring.

by David Grimes

The Lady Knights saw their season come to an end Monday night, as host Christiansburg cruised to a 42-21 win in the first round of the River Ridge District girls’ basketball tournament.

The Blue Demons (15-8) took a 10-6 lead after the opening quarter and increased their advantage to 17-7 at the break. The Knights (1-22) only point in the second quarter came on a free throw by Taylor Asimakopoulos

Christiansburg went on to outscore Cave Spring 15-8 in the third quarter and 10-6 in the fourth quarter, en route to the 21-point win.

The Knights were seven-of-39 from the field and seven-for-14 at the foul line.

Taylor Asimakopoulos paced Cave Spring with six points.

Paige Wright led Christiansburg with a game-high 14 points.

Cave Spring  6  1  8  6 –  21

Christiansburg  10  7  15  10  – 42