The Appomattox Raiders girls varsity basketball team fell to 1-3 on the season as they dropped both games of a two-game series against the Nelson County Governors. Nelson (4-1) won at home on Tuesday, Jan. 19, by a score of 48-26 and followed it up with a victory on the Raiders’ floor Monday night by a nearly identical score of 48-21. 

The Raiders fell behind early on Monday night, trailing 10-3 before senior captain Cari Vrooman put in a layup off the glass to cut the score to 10-5 right before the end of the first period. 

Vrooman converted another layup after a Nelson 3-pointer to make the score 13-7 in favor of the Governors. But the visiting squad answered with a 10-point run, sparked by a shot and free throw by Tamya Vest-Turner and three-pointers from Vest-Turner and Destiny Meredith. 

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