OXFORD — The Woodland and Ansonia girls’ basketball teams continued to be difficult opponents for the Oxford girls, in games played last week.

Woodland topped the Wolverines, 48-40, after defeating them 40-28 in an encounter earlier in the season.

The Hawks jumped in front by a 28-13 margin in the first half and, although the Wolverines whittled away at the lead in the second half, they were never able to catch up.

Mikayla Walton tallied 17 points for Oxford, her seventh consecutive game in double figures, and Paige Davis remained a constant scoring threat as she tallied 12 points.

The 12-5 Ansonia team topped Oxford, 68-57. 

The Chargers had won earlier in the season by a margin of 54-44.

Krystalee Fernandez had one of the highest-scoring games in the NVL this season as she led the winners with 38 points, including 15 free throws.

The Wolverines led 16-5 after the first period, but were down 31-29 by half-time. 

Walton was the high scorer with 21 points for Oxford.

Davis had another good game, scoring 16 points, while Jess Kondic chipped in with 14.

The Oxford record dropped to 6-11 for the season.

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