Northern Neck District
Varsity Boys Basketball Standings
(As of January 29)
Colonial Beach 7-0 13-4
Rappahannock 6-1 15-2
Lancaster 4-3 10-5
W&L 2-5 6-11
Essex 1-5 1-12
Northumberland 0-7 5-7
by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi
Mason Delane scored nine points in the fourth quarter to help keep Colonial Beach stay in front of Lancaster last Friday night for a 55-49 win in varsity boys basketball. It was the Drifters second victory over the Red Devils this season.
Delane finished with 20 points to lead all scorers and three double figure scores for the Drifters.
Colonial Beach remains unbeaten in Northern Neck District play at 7-0 and is 13-4 overall.
Lancaster picked up a win over Washington & Lee last week to stand at 4-3 in the district and 10-5 overall.
The Drifters had a seven-point lead at the half last Friday after holding Lancaster to single digit scoring in the second quarter with BJ Lee scoring four of his team’s nine points in the quarter. Lee did the bulk of the work for LHS 18 points on the night. He scored six of Lancaster’s 10 in the first quarter.
Gerrell Moody was hot from outside the arc, drilling four three pointers on the night to finish with 12 points. Jason Curry also hit twice from outside for six points.
Aneis Lyons scored 15 points for CB and Corvion Davis added 13.
Washington & Lee 50
Lancaster took a 30-16 lead at the half and rode that to a 60-50 win over Washington & Lee last Tuesday, despite a late-game charge by the Eagles.
W&L put up four unanswered points in the third and met LHS shot for shot with a 19-19 fourth quarter.
Lee had a game high 19 points to lead three double-digit scorers for Lancaster. Corey Smith had 12 and Tae’Shawn Veney scored 11.
John Day scored 17 to lead W&L and JJ McNeill finished with 13.
Lancaster will travel to Rappahannock Friday, February 1, and will go to Mathews Wednesday, February 6. The Northern Neck District tournament will begin February 11.
In JV action, the Devils improved to 8-6 overall last week with wins over both Washington & Lee and Colonial Beach.
X’Zavion Owens spread out 10 points to lead Lancaster in a 33-24 win over the Eagles last Tuesday.
The Devils opened with 11 points in the first quarter, including four from Darius Smith, and put up another 11 in the third with five points from Owens, to secure the win.
Gerrion Owens finished with seven points for LHS, including five of his team’s seven points in the second quarter.
Jakeem Redmond led all scorers with 16 points in Lancaster’s 44-25 win over the Drifters last Friday.
Redmond and Smith did all the scoring for LHS in the first quarter when Lancaster took a 10-6 lead. Smith sank two three pointers in the first quarter and Calvin Redmond hit two in the second quarter.
Lancaster outran CB 14-6 in the third quarter to open up a five-point halftime lead and take a 32-19 lead into the final quarter.
Smith finished with 10 points for LHS and C. Redmond six points.