Faith Academy Lady Knights vs. Robert Beren Academy Stars
On Thursday, January 16, the Faith Academy Lady Knights welcomed Robert Beren Academy Stars. This was the first district meeting between the two schools and it was a nail biter until the very end. The Stars were up 11-6 after the first quarter. The Lady Knights trimmed the Stars lead and were down 13-16 at halftime. Faith Academy continued to fight their way back and tied the game in the 3rd quarter, 21-21. As time was running down in the 4th quarter and trailing by 3 points, the Lady Knights pulled within 1 point of the Stars, 25-26. With less than 1 minute left, Faith Academy took the lead 27-26 and with good defense, they were able to deny the Stars. Faith Academy Lady Knights would end the game with the win 27-26. Addie Kuespert led the scoring with 13 points and pulled down 15 rebounds. Joselyn Bretado and Chesney Johnston contributed 4 points each and Genesis Mignery, Rachel Kuespert, and Gabby Yates added 2 points each.
Player of the Week:
Haley Guzman, sophomore (strong rebounding and aggressive defense)