Nados fall to Sparta, 61-55

Published 12:00 am Saturday, December 15, 2001

The Greenville Academy Tornado basketball teams fell to Sparta Academy 61-55 Tuesday night in Greenville. The Nados then faced Central Thursday night, and suffered another loss for the season.

The varsity Nados were led Tuesday night by Josef Burt, who chalked up an impressive 19 points, and Jamie Parrish, who followed with 15 points.

The Lady Nados also faced defeat, as the Sparta Ladies took home a 56-34 victory. Ginger May earned a whopping 22 points for the Ladies while Amy Winters added 12 points to the score for the girls.

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The junior varsity ladies suffered a tough 33-5 loss to Sparta and were led in scoring by Brianne Black, who had three points for the jayvee ladies.

Thursday night, the jayvee boys and the varsity teams faced the Central Christian Academy Warriors in Greenville and the only GA team walking away with a victory was the Lady Nados.

The Ladies fought a tough battle throughout the third and fourth quarters, but rose above Central 49-39 in the end. The win came after a back-and-forth foul contest between the teams and the Lady Nados were able to emerge victorious.

The Ladies are now 2-8 for the 2001-2002 season.

The Ladies were led in scoring by Ginger May, who scored a total of 23 points during the game, and Ashley Whittingdon, who had 11 points.

Katie Victor led the Lady Warriors in scoring with 19 points.

The varsity Nados fell prey to the varsity Warriors with a final score of 59-32, the Nados now have a tough 0-10 record for the season.

The varsity Nados were led in scoring against Central by Jamie Parrish, who had nine points, and Blakely Ward and Josh Burt, who each notched eight points for the Nados.

The jayvee Nados suffered a close loss to Central, with a final score of 44-36 in favor of the Warriors.

David Moore led the jayvee team in scoring against Central with 19 points for the Nados while Randy Faulk contributed 10 points to the effort.

The Nado basketball teams will take a break for the holidays until Jan. 3, when they will face Calvary Christian Academy in Greenville.