The SJCS varsity basketball teams both lost on the road Friday night against rival Christ Church in Region 1-2A games.
The SJCS girls were within striking distance in the third quarter before the defending Class 2A state champion Cavaliers pulled away for a 61-37 victory.
The Knights dropped to 6-2 in the region, with both losses coming against the first-place Cavaliers.
Brigid Stanton led St. Joe’s with 14 points, and Emily Meade added 10 points. Brittany Morris and Essence Thompson each scored four points, Mady Duwe three and Grace Ireland two points.
Christ Church broke the game open in the third quarter and went on to a 42-25 victory.
The Knights trailed 19-15 early in the second half, but the Cavaliers went on a 13-0 run and led by as many as 15 points the rest of the way.
Adam Rogers scored six points to lead the Knights. Kyle Lonergan had five points, Jalen Gibson four, Daniel Watson and Ben Saunders three each and Davis Satterfield and Gannon Stockton two points apiece.