Middlesex falls in tourney semifinals
|Middlesex’s Jacob Self (right) is fouled in the Chargers’ first round win over King and Queen. (Photo by Larry Chowning)|
by Tom Chillemi
The Middlesex Chargers’ basketball season started to unravel in the third quarter of the semifinal game of the Conference 42 Tournament on Friday at Mathews.
The Chargers seized a commanding 28-14 halftime lead, but the Blue Devils rallied to outscore MHS 19-4 in the first six minutes of the third quarter to take a 33-32 lead.
After that, it was all downhill for the Chargers as Mathews won 64-57.
Mathews defeated West Point 40-39 to win the conference championship on Saturday.
The Chargers finished the season with a 10-11 record.
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