Lady Crusaders take win streak to eight

Jan. 25, 2014 @ 06:19 PM

Grace Christian's girls basketball squad ran its winning streak to eight Friday night with a 64-31 rout over visiting Wake Christian.

A night after defeating North Moore 70-61 at home, the Lady Crusaders (19-2, 6-1) led 19-9 after one period before putting the game out of reach, out to a 42-12 lead, by halftime.

Senior Anna Murr led the Lady Crusaders with 26 points. Alexis Ross had 16 points and Lexi Carver added nine points.

Karinda Farrant had seven steals and four assists. Torie Boyte and Ross led the Lady Crusaders on the boards with six each.

Grace Christian is second in the Carolina Christian Conference, behind 9-0 Northwood Temple. Northwood Temple topped the Lady Crusaders 60-55 in overtime in Fayetteville on Dec. 10.

The Lady Crusaders will get to host Northwood Temple on Friday, but have two contests before Friday, beginning with at city rival Lee Christian at 6 p.m. Tuesday.