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JV Lady Chargers remain undefeated

JV Lady Charger Morgan Charnock drives for 2 of her 7 points in Monday’s win over King and Queen. (Photo by Tom Chillemi)

by Tom Chillemi

The Middlesex High JV girls basketball team remains undefeated and posted Tidewater District wins over King William on January 9, and King and Queen on January 13.

The JV Lady Chargers (7-0) left King William with a 38-31 overtime win on January 9. Middlesex held a 15-10 lead at the half, but the Lady Cavs tied it at 20-20 after three quarters.

MHS had a three-point lead with 12 seconds left in the game. King William hit its only 3-point shot of the game to tie it at the buzzer, 29-29. The MHS girls outscored King William 9-2 in overtime.

Zariah Freeze led Middlesex with 11 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals; Miranda Kimble had 10 points, 3 rebounds and 2 steals; Rachael Howard, 8 points, 8 rebounds and 3 steals; Emilie Smith, 6 points, 2 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 assists; Cheyanne Graves, one point, 2 rebounds, an assist and a steal; Abigail Foster, a rebound; and Cameron Ward made a block.

The Middlesex JV defeated King and Queen 35-9 on Monday. Leading the JV Lady Chargers were Smith with 8 points, and Morgan Charnock with 7. With 4 points each were Zariah Freeze, Emily Taylor, Cheyanne Graves and Cameron Ward. With 2 points apiece were Raiven Hammond and Julianna Solomon.

Soloman also had a team-high 8 rebounds.

“We had a lot of good hustle, and everyone played,” said Middlesex coach Roy Self.

In other action, the Middlesex JVs defeated Lancaster 33-26 on December 28. Freeze led a balanced Middlesex attack with 11 points, Howard had 10, Smith 6, Kimble 3, Ward 2, and Julianna Solomon one point and 13 rebounds.

The Lady Chargers are at Mathews on January 16 for a district game, and play at Lancaster on Saturday in a non-district game. The next MHS home game is on Thursday, January 23, against Charles City. The JVs play at 6 p.m. and the varsity follows at 7:30 p.m.

posted 01.15.2014

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