The Ponte Vedra Lady Sharks defeated the Bolles High School Lady Bulldogs 47-42 last Friday, Jan. 25 at Bolles.
In front of a packed gym, the Sharks of Ponte Vedra took the first quarter lead 13-9 but trailed at halftime 18-20. The Lady Sharks exploded in the second half behind the quick and gritty play of sophomore Trish Balser, who had all her 10 points in the second half.
The Sharks controlled the paint behind senior Gillian Boss, who had 12 points, and junior Hayden Oates, who had 10 points. The Sharks finished the game with several key rebounds, steals and blocked shots to hold on to the win.
The Lady Sharks then traveled to Bartram Trail on Tuesday, Jan. 29 and ultimately lost to the Lady Bears 51-35. The Lady Sharks were led by the efforts of guards Trish Balser, who had eight points, and Sophia Fraga, who had nine points.
Ponte Vedra hosts Providence for Senior Night on Thursday, Jan. 31.