In the Varsity Basketball home opener both the boys and girls basketball teams beat White Knoll. Opening up the night the girls team came to play putting up 77 points to beat the Timberwolves 77-29. Nyah Levertter lead the team with 18 points followed closely by Essence Marshall (17 points) and Unique Drake (13 points). Maliyah Lockett, Ja’la Wade, Malayziah Etheridge, Ja’Mari Frederick, and Erin Mines also contributed to the Redhawk offense. After the girls played the boys took the court ready to battle. The boys fought hard and came out on top winning 66-58. Ta’jay Dunlap led the team with 24 points sinking four 3-point shots. Russell Jones contributed 21 points to the Redhawk score with Mequaje McDaniels (9 points and 5 steals) and Christian Horn (10 rebounds) contributing to the team’s performance.
Both teams travel to Fairfield Central tonight with the Girls tipping off at 6:00 with the boys playing after.