Lady Chargers to host King William tonight
by Tom Chillemi
West Point dominated the Middlesex High varsity girls basketball team 67-50 on Jan. 22, knocking the Lady Chargers to third place in the Tidewater District standings.
The MHS girls did wallop Colonial Beach 67-16 on Monday to improve to 4-2 in the district and 12-6 overall.
Mathews (5-0, 12-2) leads the Tidewater District and West Point (3-1, 12-1) is in second place.
Middlesex will host King William (2-3, 3-8) tonight, Jan. 29, at MHS in Saluda. The Lady Chargers are at King and Queen on Monday, Feb. 2, and will host Mathews on Thursday, Feb. 5. Their final game of the regular season is at home on Monday, Feb. 9, against West Point. JV games start at 6 p.m. and are followed by the varsity at 7:30 p.m.
West Point 67, MHS 50
West Point outscored Mid-dlesex to 24-11 in the second quarter to take a 41-27 lead at halftime.
Middlesex outscored West Point in the third quarter 15-13, but the Lady Pointers pulled away in the final period.
Ashae Burnett led Middlesex with 19 points. Micah Reed had 14, Kimberly Ammons hit two 3-pointers for 6 points, Kiersten Baylor had 4, Brianna Brooks, Katrina Reed and Chelsea Lewter tallied 2 apiece, and Megan Payne made a free throw.
Lady Pointer point guard Kiera Gaines, a transfer student, recorded a triple-double with 23 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists and 8 blocks.
MHS 67, Col. Beach 16
Middlesex defeated winless Colonial Beach on Monday 67-16. M. Reed and Burnett led the Lady Chargers with 15 points each, Chelsea Lewter had 8, Raquel Pierce 7, Brooks 6, Kimble 4, Ammons 4, Baylor 4, K. Reed 2 and Payne 2.