Basketball: Cross Keys girls break 4-year losing streak

Wednesday, December 8, 2010
By Mark Brock

The Cross Keys Lady Indians high school girls' basketball team put to rest a
96-game losing streak with a 31-28 road victory over the Yeshiva Lady Lions on
November 18.

Sophomore Asha Buchanan led the way in the victory with 10 points for Cross Keys
as the only player in double figures.

Zakiya Davis, a freshman, added nine points, two steals, two assists and one
blocked shot for the Lady Indians.

Seniors Taylor Luxford and Tosin Adedayo had not tasted victory in three
consecutive winless seasons (2008-09-10) in which Cross Keys went 0-20,
0-24 and 0-24 that added up to 68 of the 96 losses. The pair scored six points
each on the way to their first victory.

Cross Keys lost the final two games of 2006 and went 0-26 in the 2007 season.
The last victory for the Lady Indians came on January 28, 2006 when they
defeated Carver of Atlanta 48-30.

The Lady Indians are coached by second-year head coach Bobetta Bailey.


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