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Lady Charger JVs up record to 6-0

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Middlesex JV player Lisa Shoaff dribbles past a King William defender. (Photo by Tom Chillemi)
The Middlesex High JV girls basketball team remains undefeated after posting wins over Rappahannock and Tidewater District foe King William last week.

The JV Lady Chargers (6-0) thumped Rappahannock 39-7 in a non-district contest on January 5. Middlesex got off to a very slow start and led 4-0 after the first quarter. 

MHS picked up the pace in the second quarter, outscoring RHS 9-3 to take a 13-3 lead at the half.

The JV Chargers outscored Rappahannock 13-2 in each of the third and fourth quarters.

Felicia Marsh and Brittin Payne came off the Middlesex bench “with a lot of energy” to give the Lady Chargers the added boost needed, said coach Benny Burrell. 
Joey Stinchcomb led MHS with 10 points and 14 rebounds; B. Payne added 8 points and 5 steals; Jessica Dixon had 6 points and 7 steals; Lara Lucas, 4 points, 8 rebounds; Felicia Marsh, 4 points; Bridgette Self, 3 points; and Heather Blankenship and Allison Payne, 2 points each.

 “We were able to work on a lot of basic skill development during the Christmas break and we hope that it will pay off in our district contests,” said Burrell.

 Middlesex Chargers opened its district season with a 29-18 win over visiting King William on January 7.

Nila Robinson came off the bench to lead the team in scoring with 10 points; Jessica Dixon added 6 points; Joey Stinchcomb had 5 points and 11 rebounds; Kendra Reed, Lara Lucas, Brittin Payne and Bridgette Self each added 2 points; and Self also had 9 rebounds. 

The JV Lady Chargers will host Mathews on Thursday, January 14, and will travel to Lancaster on Tuesday, January 19. They will host district opponent West Point on Thursday, January 21. JV games are at 6 p.m. and varsity games are at 7:30 p.m.

posted 01.13.2010

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