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 Nov. 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.
Cross Keys seniors Taylor Luxford and Tosin Adedayo had not tasted victory in three consecutive winless seasons (2008-10) 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 Jan. 28, 2006 when they defeated Carver Atlanta 48-30.
The Lady Indians are coached by second-year head coach Bobetta Bailey.