JVs even record at 4-4
|Briana South (34), Jillian Lockley (35) and Rachael Howard (12) battle for a rebound in the Lady Chargers’ JV victory over Rappahannock last Friday at MHS. (Photo by Larry Chowning)|
by Tom Chillemi
The Middlesex High JV girls basketball team is 4-4 following recent action. Middlesex defeated visiting Rappahannock 34-13 on December 14 and posted a forfeit win over Essex on December 11, but lost at Northumberland 36-24 on December 12.
“Our scoring is down due to turnovers and missed free throws,” said MHS coach Michael Lewis Sr. “Our confidence level increased against Rappahannock. I’ve been telling the girls to trust themselves and their teammates and to relax and play.”
Zariah Freeze led Middlesex with 8 points against RHS. Juliana Solomon and Jasmine Faucett each delivered 6 points. Briana South had 5, Cheyanne Graves had 4. Miranda Kimble added 3, and Raiven Hammond got 2 points.
Against Northumberland, Miranda Kimble led with 9 points. Briana South had 6 points. With 2 points each were Julianna Solomon and Jasmine Faucett. Zariah Freeze hit a free throw.
The Lady Chargers play at Rappahannock on Thursday, December 20, in the final game before the holidays.
The Lady Chargers begin Tidewater District play against visiting King William on Thursday, January 3.