MHS JVs continue hot streak
|MHS JV standout Ryheem Lockley had two dunks in the win over King William Friday. (Photo by Tom Hardin)|
The Middlesex High School boys JV basketball team improved to 7-1 in Tidewater District play with wins over King William, Colonial Beach and King and Queen in recent action.
The JV Chargers of coach Jason Daniel are 11-6 overall. They complete their regular season with games on Friday, Feb. 6, at Mathews and Tuesday, Feb. 10, at West Point. Mathews is the only district team to defeat Middlesex this season.
King William 17
Last Friday eighth-grader Ryheem Lockley put on a show with 15 points and 13 rebounds in the JV Chargers’ 52-17 win over King William at MHS. Lockley had two dunks in the win.
Jasper Smith added 11 points and 3 steals; Jeremiah Morris, 6 points and 5 rebounds; Jeremy Rich, 4 points and 6 rebounds; Sherman Osborne, 4 points and 3 steals; Justin Smith, 4 points and 3 rebounds; Malik Henderson, 4 points and 7 rebounds; Donovan Jones, 2 points and 2 steals; and Terence Roye, 2 points and 2 steals.
The MHS defense held King William to only 4 points in the second half.
Colonial Beach 42
The JV Chargers had three players score in double figures and overcame a 16-point halftime deficit to whip Colonial Beach 49-42 on the road Monday night.
MHS outscored the Drifters 33-10 in the second half.
Ryheem Lockley had 17 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists to pace MHS; Jasper Smith continued his steady play with 12 points and 2 assists; Sherman Osborne had one of his best games of the season with 10 points and 3 steals; Malik Henderson added 6 points and 6 rebounds; Jeremy Rich, 2 points and 5 rebounds; and Juwan Reed, 2 points and 2 rebounds.
On Tuesday, MHS defeated King and Queen 46-20 (more details next week).