Kitley scores 28, No. 12 Virginia Tech holds off Wake Forest

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Elizabeth Kitley had 28 points and 12 rebounds, Virginia Tech withstood a big third-quarter rally, and the No. 12 Hokies defeated Wake Forest 74-57. Wake Forest’s Jewel Spear scored 18 points in the third quarter and the Demon Deacons, who trailed by 15 at halftime, closed to within 53-50 heading to the fourth. The Demon Deacons could not keep up the pace in the fourth quarter, making just one of their first seven shots in falling behind 68-54. Wake Forest managed seven points in the fourth quarter. Kitley scored eight points and Soule six in the fourth, combining to make 6 of 7 shots as the Hokies put the game away.

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