Whale Branch girls basketball continued its recent surge with a sixth straight victory Tuesday, routing visiting St. John’s 65-18 to maintain a firm grasp on second place in Region 7-1A.
Kynew Barnwell scored 20 of her game-high 24 points in the first half, including 14 in the second quarter, as the Warriors built a 32-8 halftime lead.
Heaven Grant splashed five 3-pointers en route to a career-high 21 points for Whale Branch, and Erin Rivers added eight points.
Whale Branch (14-6, 7-2) hosts Baptist Hill for a makeup game Wednesday.
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