MHS loses to Essex; to host Raiders Friday
After a sluggish first quarter, Essex went on a 15-1 run to open the second quarter en route to a 56-34 varsity basketball win over Middlesex Tuesday night at MHS in Saluda.
12.14.2011MHS JV girls up mark to 3-0
The undefeated Middlesex JV girls basketball team rallied for a 21-18 win at Essex on Tuesday. Middlesex (3-0) trailed most of the game until late in the fourth quarter. “The girls realized it was time for them to go to work,” said MHS coach Mike Lewis. “We didn’t play well but I was happy to get the win.”
12.14.2011Middlesex High Basketball loses two tough games
The Middlesex Chargers varsity basketball team opened its season with hard-fought losses to two of the best teams in Region A. The Chargers lost 58-49 to Northumberland last Friday at MHS, and fell 62-50 on Monday at Essex. “I told them championships aren’t won in December, and that those were two really good teams we played,” he said.
12.07.2011Lady Chargers fall twice to Northern Neck foes
The Middlesex High varsity girls basketball team suffered a 65-17 defeat at Northumberland on December 2, but played better in a 34-33 home loss to Essex on Monday. “It was a very humbling experience and hopefully a wake up call for the team,” said head coach Neil Wake.