Lancaster pounds Essex High, 72-48

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster’s X’Zaveion Owens (24) shoots over Essex defenders Kamren Robinson (24) and DaVante Harvey (23) during a varsity game last week. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster pulled away from visiting Essex with a 20-7 run in the second quarter last Wednesday and went on to pick up its fifth Northern Neck District win, 72-48, over the Trojans.

The Red Devils are on a five-game winning streak and unbeaten in the district with four more games remaining in the regular season. They are 11-4 overall and began their second run through the district schedule this week. Lancaster hosts Colonial Beach tomorrow night, January 31, and will travel to Northumberland on Tuesday, January 4.

Lancaster led by as much as…