Reston and Herndon Basketball Briefs

Reston and Herndon Basketball Briefs

Head coach Gary Hall and the Herndon boys’ basketball team in December.

Head coach Gary Hall and the Herndon boys’ basketball team in December. Photo by Craig Sterbutzel.

Herndon Boys’ Basketball to Host W-L

The Herndon boys’ basketball team will host Washington-Lee at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2 as part of a five consecutive home games to start the 2015-16 season.

The Hornets hosted Fauquier on Monday, after The Connection’s deadline.

Herndon finished 16-10 last season and reached the Conference 5 championship game, where the Hornets lost to eventual state runner-up Westfield. Herndon reached the region quarterfinals, losing to Battlefield.

Herndon, led by head coach Gary Hall, will host rival South Lakes on Friday, Dec. 11.

Herndon Girls’ Basketball Beats Dominion

The Herndon girls’ basketball team opened the 2015-16 season with a 47-36 victory over Dominion on Nov. 30.

Herndon’s Indeya Sanders finished with 16 points, six rebounds, five assists, four steals, according to the school’s athletics Web site. Shawnice Gresham had nine points, eight rebounds, two blocks and two steals.

The Hornets, led by head coach Cornelius Snead, will host Yorktown at 5:45 p.m.on Wednesday, Dec. 2.

South Lakes to Host RAL Tournament

The South Lakes boys’ basketball team will host the Readers are Leaders Tip Off Thursday and Friday, Dec. 4-5.

The Seahawks will face Robinson at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and will take on Archbishop Carroll at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

South Lakes finished 16-9 last season under head coach Andrew Duggan and reached the region quarterfinals.

The Seahawks will travel to face rival Herndon on Dec. 11.

South Lakes Girls to Face West Springfield

The South Lakes girls’ basketball team will travel to take on perennial power West Springfield at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 7.

The Seahawks faced Westfield on Tuesday, after The Connection’s deadline.

South Lakes is led by head coach Christy Winters Scott.