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Girls basketball

Leonardtown 38, La Plata 37

The Leonardtown snapped a two-game losing streak with huge road win on Tuesday night over the Warriors.

The Raiders (5-9 overall, 2-3 SMAC) had a strong first half and once was up by as many as 17 points, but in the second half only scored nine points.

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Chopticon 52, Thomas Stone 30

The Braves earned their third straight victory on Tuesday night as it defeated the Cougars on the road thanks in large part to a first half surge.

Chopticon (12-3, 4-1) jumped to a 15-4 first quarter lead, and took a 31-8 advantage into halftime. From there the Braves never looked back and were led by sophmore center Ericka Boyden, who scored a game-high 15 points, while junior guard Ty Priest added 12 points to lead the charge.

The loss snapped the Cougars (9-6, 3-2) three-game winning streak, who fell to Chopticon two out of three times this season. It defeated Chopticon on Dec. 27, 47-41 during the Southern Maryland Holiday tournament. Chopticon defeated Stone in a nonconference matchup 59-39 on Dec. 11.

Stone was led by Keisha Davis, who had a team-high 11 points and was the only player in double figures. The Cougars struggled from the free throw line, going 10 for 26 (38 percent). Chopticon made 50 percent of its free throws, knokcing down 8 of 16 attempts.

Chopticon is off until next Wednesday night when it travels to McDonough at 6:30 p.m. Stone is scheduled to take on Lackey at 6:30 p.m. tonight.