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MHS girls rout Indians

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Middlesex’s Avis Keeling scores a layup in Monday’s 52-37 win over visiting Northumberland Monday night. Keeling had 12 points in the game. (Photo by Tom Chillemi)

by Tom Chillemi

On Monday, the Middlesex Lady Chargers varsity basketball team avenged an earlier loss to the Northumberland Indians with a 52-37 non-conference win in Saluda.

The Lady Chargers used a suffocating defense and relied on their fast break offense to create some easy baskets. The tone of the game was set early when the Lady Chargers came out and played at an up-tempo pace.

“We played with tons of energy tonight and if that is how we choose to play, our year should be a successful one,” said Lady Charger coach Neil Wake. “It was a true team effort and I am proud of each and every one of them for taking on this challenge of protecting their home
floor.”

The Lady Chargers hosted Lancaster on December 17 and will host Colonial Beach at MHS in Saluda on Thursday, December 18, in their final game before the holidays. “We are looking for everyone’s continued support,” said Wake. “Thanks for all the love.”

The JVs play at 6 p.m. The varsity plays at 7:30 p.m.

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posted 12.17.2014

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