While the Fox basketball teams haven’t gotten to play many games this season, they have both managed to get off on the right foot in their respective seasons.
While the Fox basketball teams haven’t gotten to play many games this season, they have both managed to get off on the right foot in their respective seasons. Friday night at the Fox Den, both the Foxes and Lady Foxes moved to 2-0 on the season as they claimed victories over Springer. Fox is back in action Monday night against Maysville on the road, while Springer takes on Oklahoma School for the Deaf on Wednesday afternoon on the road. Girls Fox 52 Springer 32 It’s hard to stop a team when they score 27 points in the opening quarter, as the Lady Cardinals found out on Friday against Fox. The Lady Foxes started hot offensively and never let up as they claimed a 20-point victory. With the defeat, the Lady Cardinals fell to 2-4 on the season. Fox led 27-6 after the opening quarter before going on a 15-7 run in the second to lead 42-13 at the break. Both teams scored nine points in the third quarter, as Springer ended the game on a 10-1 run. Sidney Fletcher led the Lady Foxes with 13 points followed by Jada Newhouse with 11 points and Bree Phelps with 10 points. Kailee Lathum paced the Lady Cardinals with 25 points. Boys Fox 57 Springer 48 One of the best matchups over the last few years as been that of the Foxes and Cardinals boys teams. Friday nights contest lived up to the billing once again as the Foxes managed to grab a nine-point victory over Springer. At the end of the first quarter it was Fox clinging to a 14-12 advantage, before Springer grabbed the lead with a 13-6 run in the second to hold a 25-20 lead going into the locker room. Fox however responded with a 23-13 third quarter to regain the advantage, before ending the game on a 14-10 run. Drew Martin led the Foxes with 16 points followed by David Martin with 12 points with Jacob Dart scoring nine points. Malik Brown and Tristan Amaya each had 16 points apiece for Springer with Mickey Hunnicutt scoring 11 points.