Private School Basketball roundup 2.20.19: STAB girls, Miller girls pick up tournament wins

St. Anne’s-Belfield’s girls basketball is at its best on the offensive end  when they’re spreading the wealth, and the Saints were locked in on that front Tuesday night in a 72-56 win.


STAB’s Vanessa Woodfolk led the way with 17 points, Jovia Winkey scored 14 and Scottie Hull  and Kymora Johnson each chipped in 11 points.


Woodfolk went 7 for 9 from the field and pulled down six rebounds and rejected three shots. Winkey had four rebounds and swiped six steals on the defensive end while Johnson pulled down nine boards and posted three steals and three assists.


St. Anne’s-Belfield won the LIS regular season to earn the top-seed, so they’ll host Trinity Episcopal Thursday in the LIS title game.


Miller girls basketball cruises past Holy Cross


Miller’s girls basketball team took care of business in the first round of the Blue Ridge Conference tournament Tuesday, rolling 82-21 over Holy Cross.


The Mavericks’ Olivia Wagner, who has played varsity for the Mavericks since 2016-2017 but is a freshman, scored her 1,000th career point for Miller while notching 16 on the night. Wagner averages 17.0 points, 2.5 assists and 2.6 steals per game for Miller.


The Mavericks also got a big offensive boost from Hannah Woodard who finished with 12 points.


Miller will host Roanoke Catholic in the BRC semifinals Thursday at 4:30 p.m.


Covenant girls fall in quarters


Covenant’s girls basketball fell 51-48 to Roanoke Catholic in the BRC quarterfinals.


The Eagles got 19 points from Claire Marie Colley and another 16 from Bella Harris in the narrow loss.
The Eagles were ranked No. 12 in the VISAA DII poll, they’ll find out if they’re in the state tournament next week.