RADNOR — All good things must come to an end, and unfortunately Germantown Academy girls basketball is included in that rule. On Jan. 11, the Patriots lost to Archbishop John Carroll, 55-46. It was their first loss since Dec. 22.
After scoring only seven points in the first quarter, GA was able to tally 12 in the second. Still, they found themselves down by four at the half. Throughout the game the Patriots remained in striking distance, but were unable to make that final run to capture the lead.
Archbishop John Carroll pulled away in the fourth, outscoring Germantown Academy, 19-14. By dropping the contest, GA is now 12-4 on the season.
On offense, GA was led by Jaye Haynes ’20 and her 14 points. The sophomore did a majority of her work at the free-throw line, converting on 10 of her 11 attempts. The outing was the 10th of the year in which Haynes has scored in double figures.
Rachel Balzer chipped in 10 points, six of which came from behind the three-point arc. Rounding out Germantown Academy’s top scorers was Alexa Naessens ’18 with an eight point, six rebound performance.
The Patriots face a quick turnaround as the take on Agnes Irwin School on Jan. 12 at 4:00 p.m. Germantown Academy will be looking to move to 3-0 in the Inter-Ac with a win.
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