Prep roundup: Adams’s return sparks Wildcats to win

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FRONT ROYAL — Warren County’s girls basketball team welcomed back leading scorer Alesha Adams after a two-game absence, and the senior notched a game-high 12 points in the Wildcats’ 45-18 win over Bull Run District rival Manassas Park.

Adams had been sidelined the past two games after spraining her ankle in practice about a week ago, Wildcats coach John Kelly said.

“It hurt us in the sense to where the ball usually flows through her,” Kelly said. “Not only does she score some points, but the ball does flow through her, and without her leadership on the court it really showed.”

Warren County (11-7, 10-4 Bull Run) had little trouble against the Cougars, building a 27-8 lead by halftime while substituting freely throughout the game.

“Our fundamentals the last two games have really been slacking, and overall tonight we did a much better job with the fundamentals,” Warren County coach John Kelly said. “They made an effort to really improve their passing and ballhandling, and it really showed.”

Samantha Schroyer, Jordyn Beckner and Lauren Woodrell added six points each for the Wildcats.

Jessica Tibbs had six points to lead Manassas Park (2-20, 2-14 Bull Run).

Central 64, Rappahannock County 22

WOODSTOCK — Central had 22 steals as a team as the Falcons knocked off Rappahannock County in Bull Run District girls basketball action on Wednesday.

The Falcons (13-7, 9-5 Bull Run) outscored the Panthers 18-2 in the second quarter to pull away for the win. Meredith Phillips had 12 points and three steals to lead the Falcons. Sydney Plum had eight points, four assist and three steals, and Cianne Fields had nine points and three steals for Central. Tamra Scott added nine points for Central.

Stuarts Draft 39, Stonewall Jackson 22

STUARTS DRAFT — The Generals took an early lead, but couldn’t hold on in a Shenandoah District contest.

The Generals (0-19, 0-11 Shenandoah) led 6-2 after the first period, but were outscored 12-1 in the second period. Emily Jordan led the Generals with nine points.