Newport News, VA — Bianca Richburg (Hillsborough/Orange High School) scored 18 points and had 12 rebounds, but unbeaten Christopher Newport defeated The Pride, 69-58, in a USA South quarterfinal game. GC ends the year 8-16. The top-seeded Captains (26-0) advance to the semifinals.
Freshman Jerrica Siler (Clifton Forge, VA/Alleghany High School) added a season-high 10 points for The Pride.
Chelsie Schweers had 27 points to lead the Captains, ranked ninth in the current d3hoops.com poll. CNU led 29-23 at halftime. They converted 17-19 free throws in the contest.
CNU led by 17 points (50-33 with 14:10 remaining), yet GC rallied late. The Pride cut the deficit to seven points two times in the last 3:55, but got no closer.