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Galax rips Holston in opener

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DAMASCUS –– Galax opened its girls’ basketball season with a bang, bolting to a 19-point halftime lead and crushing Holston 71-32 in a nondistrict game Monday night.

All 11 players scored for the Maroon Tide, which had assists on 27 of its 32 field goals and committed only 12 turnovers.

Jamie Webb had six points in the second quarter as Galax took a 33-14 halftime lead. Allison White added six points in the third quarter and Bailey Shumate poured in 11 fourth-quarter points to lead all scorers with 15. Shumate also had six assists and four steals.

White and Webb finished with 12 points apiece, Jill Bartlett came up with six steals and Megan Spears grabbed six rebounds.

Taylor Doss paced the Cavaliers (0-2) with 11 points.

Galax 17 16 16 22––71

Holston 8 6 8 10––32

Galax (1-0)

Shumate 15, Russell 5, White 12, Bryant 4, Webb 10, Lawson 4, Bobbitt 4, Bartlett 4, Spears 4, Simmons 4, Cardwell 5.

Holston (0-2)

Martin 3, Odom 2, Richey 4, Hand 4, Lyon 2, Doss 11, Hayden 5, Carbary 1.

3-point field goals – Galax 2 (Shumate, Lawson), Holston none.

BOYS

Patrick County 71, Carroll County 61: The Cougars broke away from a halftime deadlock to spoil Carroll County’s season opener, 71-61 in a nondistrict game Tuesday in Hillsville.

Patrick County (1-0) outscored the Cavaliers 22-14 in the third quarter to pull away from a 33-33 halftime tie.

Parker Heath buried four 3-pointers on his way to 17 points to lead Patrick County. Jacob Reynolds added 11 and Kevin Bowman scored 10. James Lanning led Carroll County with 17 points while Will Jones added 10.

Patrick County 12 21 22 16––71

Carroll County 14 19 14 14––61

Patrick County (1-0)

Jacob Reynolds 11, Hale 4, Nelson 5, Heath 17, Dunlap 3, Jalen Reynolds 7, Bowman 10, Wilkinson 5, Terry 9.

Carroll County (0-1)

Reavis 9, Thompson 7, Jackson 4, Frazier 2, Jones 10, Atwood 4, L. Marshall 7, Lanning 17, R. Marshall 1.

3-point field goals – Patrick County 5 (Heath 4, Nelson), Carroll County 1 (Lanning).

JV – Patrick County, 59-47.

Some information provided by Landmark News Service.