Washington Evening Journal
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MONROE — The Fairfield girls basketball team could do no wrong in its Tuesday night matchup.
The Trojans picked up a commanding win on the road, 61-19, over the PCM Mustangs.
Fairfield was relentless on the defensive end, holding the Mustangs to under 10 in each of the four quarters.
Fairfield came out of the gates running. The Trojans put together a 17-4 first quarter, following up with a 17-8 second to build a 34-12 lead at the half.
The second half was no different. In the third, Fairfield had its best quarter offensively. The Trojans held PCM to just five points, while pouring in 19 of their own. At the end of the third, Fairfield held a 53-17 lead all but sealing the win.
In the fourth, Fairfield only scored eight points, but defense continued to be a focal point. PCM was held to two points in the final quarter of play.
Fairfield, who sits at second in the Southeast Conference standings, improves to 6-4 on the season with the win over PCM.
Next up, the Trojans will face off in a Southeast Conference matchup at Mt. Pleasant on Friday Jan. 14.