The Jefferson Forest boys team has taken this year to start rebuilding and laying a structure for years to come. JF competed in the K Guard Classic at Salem Civic Center during the Holiday break.
Forest took on Cave Spring, Hidden Valley and Broadway during the tournament.
Raheem Anthony was named to the All-tournament team for the Fort Walton Beach Blowout over the Holiday Break.
Liberty won the tournament sportsmanship award.
“Our playing time in Florida showed numerous positives in terms of growth,” said Coach Randy Dunton. “The trip was awesome. Such a fantastic opportunity to grow as a team.”
Staunton River played in the two day Rustburg tournament at Rustburg High during the Holiday break and finished with a win over William Campbell but fell to Rustburg.
“I think we improved over the break. We were able to string together a few practices with the new arrivals for the first time which is going to help a great deal,” said Coach Brandon Harris.
The Liberty girls basketball team defeated LCA with Celeste St. John leading the team with 19 points. The Lady Minutemen defeated LCA 58-32 for its first game after the break.
LHS started the game taking a 10-4 lead over Liberty Christian. Liberty extended its lead in the second to 27-14.
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Hillary Clinton was undoubtedly the most qualified presidential candidate in many decades. But Donald Trump tapped into something nasty in this year’s electorate. The desire among frustrated whites for “an outsider” fueled his drive.