Prep roundup 12-2: Hendricks paces Rams past Panthers

STRASBURG — Strasburg freshman guard Mekhi Hendricks scored 16 points in his varsity debut to lead the Rams to a 71-43 Bull Run District boys basketball victory over Rappahannock County on Tuesday night.

The Rams (1-0, 1-0 Bull Run) were in control throughout, and held a 35-16 edge at the half. Tyler Brill had 12 points, and Ryan Smoot added 11 for Strasburg. It was the season opener for Strasburg. The Rams play at Stonewall Jackson on Friday night.

Girls basketball
Martinsburg 61, Sherando 51
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Heidi Brown had 23 points in a losing effort as Sherando fell to Martinsburg in non-district action.

The Warriors (0-1) trailed 20-7 after the first quarter, but responded to cut the lead to 30-25 at the half. Jess Hakel had 13 points and five steals and freshman Kathryn Robertson had 12. Brown also had 13 rebounds and two blocks.